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Address: River end Clarence street | The Cruise Terminal, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6583 3058
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Port Venture cruises has the largest boat in Port Macquarie- The River...

Port Venture cruises has the largest boat in Port Macquarie- The River Princess, there is plenty of space to move around the boat. She has two different viewing levels.She has a number of enjoyable river experiences for you:-BBQ cruises- GO exploring up river and have your BBQ cooked for you as we travel. Enjoy morning tea along the way with an informative historic commentary. Lunch is a choice of fish or Steak, Salad, Sausage & bread roll for your lunch. This is a Great day out for any age or group. Boom net ride included.Eco History Cruises- Up into the Hastings river system. Enjoy our informative commentary about our history and environment whilst enjoying afternoon tea- (Enjoy cooling off in our Boom net. peak school holidays only)Optional upgrade to include a Devonshire tea whilst cruising :)Twilight/Sunset- Bring your own drinks and nibbles to enjoy on our picturesque waterway. Stunning time of day on an airy all weather boat. . Boom Net rides and hot dog complimentary- summer months & peak times only

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Wedding

We had our wedding on the boat, great night the owner Rebecca couldnt have been more helpful in helping us plan our wedding. Food was great Bbq tea on board fish and steak with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
paulinep504
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding on the boat, great night the owner Rebecca couldnt have been more helpful in helping us plan our wedding. Food was great Bbq tea on board fish and steak with salads and really fresh rolls. All our guests commented on the amount of food and the steak being so tender. Rebecca thought of everything even down... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the Sunday lunch cruise at got every thing we expected. The crew was friendly and helpful, the skipper was full of local knowledge and only to willing to answer any question put to him. The lunch was great and plenty and being licensed, was a nice change to some other cruises we been on. Thanks to Steve, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the Wednesday lunch cruise and were pretty happy with the whole experience, there was live music on this day so that was little bonus. The food was good and plentiful with enough for seconds, maybe a few extra tables wouldn't go astray though. Overall it's a good experience cruising up and down the river and well worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the breakfast cruise! A bacon & egg roll on arrival, tea & coffee - basic. The cruise was great! Kids had fun in the boom net & we enjoyed all the sights & looking at the new houses on Settlement point. We spotted some dolphins right at the front of the boat, very nice!

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Thank Tripntjc
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the 5pm cruise for the boom netting. had a great time. Saw some Dolphins and had a drink and free nibbles. great for the family.

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Thank wendywebber
Brisbane Region, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I went on the twilight cruise, the staff made us feel very welcome we seen dolphins and went for a swim in the boom net a must todo with the family while your in port Macquarie best cruise in town highly recommend it

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1 Thank 44spencer25
Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening on the port venture, live music, good atmosphere, we stopped to see the fire works too! Great night!

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Thank Susan G
Port Macquarie, Australia
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The cruise was nice but nothing special or exciting at all really only there for the social even with friends. The dinner was just awful cold soggy batted fish and chips with only a few chips scatter over the bottom and for $17 extra it was a rip off definitely would recommend brining your own food or going to McDonald's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We enjoyed our 2 hour cruise & were lucky enough to see quite a few dolphins. Our cruise left exactly on time, so best to arrive at least 15mins prior, & returned exactly 2 hours later. Some kids enjoyed boom netting although the water was pretty cold. There was the right amount of commentary & it was quite interesting, not... More 

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Thank Sandra G
Kawana, Australia
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This river cruise lasted for 4 hours and included a very average lunch for $20 each, extra. Very little to look at and counted as a waste of time. Boat could only do 4 knots all along the river.

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