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The Chinese Junk

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Address: Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6583 3721
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Go back in time and board the Chinese Junk which is an altogether different...

Go back in time and board the Chinese Junk which is an altogether different experience - she is a vintage authentic Chinese junk and an extremely comfortable boat. Be lulled on one of their two hour trips and enjoy either a yummy morning tea scenic cruise, a tasty fish & chip lunch cruise or a spectacular sunset cruise. Take in the sights of the picturesque river while listening to the informative commentary, and be sure to keep an eye out for dolphins which are spotted on most trips. With experienced friendly and knowledgeable staff, they are sure to make your river cruise a memorable occasion."

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Relaxing and enjoyable

We did the 4pm 1.5 hour cruise and really enjoyed it. Just wish it had been a little longer, but the kids had a great time :-) would recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 4pm 1.5 hour cruise and really enjoyed it. Just wish it had been a little longer, but the kids had a great time :-) would recommend it.

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Port Macquarie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The junk ship has always had a great reputation. After multiple trips on this vessel, I could not say a bad thing about any of my trips. The atmosphere is always fun, relaxing and enjoyable. Don't go past this experience!

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Thank Rhiannon-Jade1
Wollongong, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable all age value activity cruising in an interesting boat around the waterways. Boat history and local history given by Sean made this a great activity today.

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Thank Alison W
Wollongong, Australia
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The genuine Chinese junk is unique in Australia and provides a relaxing way to cruise the waterways of Port Macquarie.

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Thank Chris4201
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The skipper was so friendly and knowledgable, best hour and a half. Got an awesome dolphin show too. Definitely recommend this as a relaxing afternoon trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the staff were friendly and welcoming, and our skipper Ginny especially so. She was entertaining and informative and kind to our young children who loved having a turn at steering the boat. Highly recommended.

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Benalla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

If you go to Port Macquarie a cruise on the Chinese Junk is a must. We went on the lunchtime cruise on which you can order fish and chips and half way through the cruise they are picked up from a jetty. We didn't have lunch but it looked very nice. As the Junk departed we were met by a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I normally dislike small boat cruises but my wife was very keen to spot dolphins so we signed up. It turned out to be a great decision because, no sooner had our friendly and knowledgeable skipper Ginny reversed out from the dock, than we encountered four bottle-nosed dolphins. One of them hitched a ride under the prow and gave us... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The best value tour in Port Macquarie $30.00 for a 2 1/2 hour river sunset cruise that includes fish and chip or chicken and chips. Very informative skipper who is a wealth of information on the area, and happy to share his local knowledge. A must do in PQ make sure you book to avoid missing out trip, great sunset,... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Pleasant enough river cruise with background music - a bit cramped for more than 20 people. Two hours was enough. The skipper looked very scruffy and unshaven but was a nice guy.

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