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Address: Dock Head Building, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6293 1465
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Description: Join Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats for an...
Join Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats for an unforgettable journey, named Tasmania's Best Tourist Attraction 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012. You will cruise beneath some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, enter deep sea caves and discover the abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and sea birds. Drive to Adventure Bay for the 3 Hour Cruise or take a Full Day Tour from Hobart.
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Where else could you be immersed in such wilderness with such friendly staff who made the cruise comfortable, safe, informative and yes, entertaining! And adding in an Aussie... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Where else could you be immersed in such wilderness with such friendly staff who made the cruise comfortable, safe, informative and yes, entertaining! And adding in an Aussie treat of BBQ shapes and Tim Tams to conclude our windy afternoon. Not luxury, but experience plus. We were thrilled to gain glimpses of a hump backed whale, numerous snoozing male seals,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a very professionally run and presented trip. We were very lucky with the fine weather in the middle of winter as the conditions were excellent. The comfort and safety passengers were highly considered. The staff provided very informative and lively commentaries throughout the cruise. The cruise takes you past fascinating geological features as well as highlighting sea birds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went out on this tour and believe me it was one of the most beautiful and hairiest boat trips ever forget NZ this has it all. The two guys Life and Hugh our captain and deck hand were just fantastic they drive the bus plus navigate this kind of shot over boat.Three hours on the icy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Penicott provide a number of journeys. Tthis review is for the Bruny Island Cruise that starts and finishes at Adventure Bay, Bruny Island. In short the experience was exhilarating. This was no gentle mini-bus tour of a few nice look outs. It was a 3 hour trip in an open boat that travelled up to 30 knots in a 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Fantastic . From the moment we checked in all the staff were terrific . Our boat driver was full of information & humour. A great 3 hours spent cruising around complete with dolphins swimming by our boat . Well worth the money

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Gorokan, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beautiful scenery's. A long day. If you get sea sick I wouldnt bother as i was sick. Amazing seeing the coast from a different point of view. Tour Guide Mick & Elle were very caring & lovely people.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a great 3hr boat trip around the coast from Adventure Bay on Bruny Island. It starts out in the Tasman Sea and with these small boats you get up close to the edge of huge cliffs and sea caves. The tour crosses into the Southern Ocean to take you to visit the local seal colonies, and there are... More 

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Clifton Springs, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was a fantastic experience! I'm not keen on water but this was awesome. The scenery is spectacular and your on the edge of Tasmanian wilderness. There's plenty of wildlife that's pointed out to you on the way and lots of surprises that if you new about them you may not go, but I felt so safe. Highly recommend, and... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

A pretty bleak, but not too windy day. This tour is just amazing, no wonder it wins so many accolades. Our crew was great, nothing too much. The boat was about 65% full,which makes it better for everyone. Make sure you have plenty of warm cloth on, you receive a jump suit to keep you dry and a beanie and... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The meat of this cruise is thrilling and occasionally spine- tingling. The boat had about 24 people, but every-one had great views, and Mick - the skipper- made sure we all got a look at everything. We saw seals, dolphins and a variety of sea birds. Mick is very knowledgeable about these beautiful animals. The water was beautiful, the scenery... More 

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Address: Address: Dock Head Building, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6293 1465
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart

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