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

Well worth it. We got the fish and chips but they were small portions for the price so I would recommend taking own nibbles. We got to see dolphins too which was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Well worth it. We got the fish and chips but they were small portions for the price so I would recommend taking own nibbles. We got to see dolphins too which was great.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

An interesting different cruise along the waterways than usual. Great commentary from the skipper and the like others have mentioned, the pre dinner cruise of 1.5 HRS for $12.50, is excellent value. We would have picked the fish n' chips sunset cruise, but we already had booked somewhere else. A nice easy cruise, with plenty of photo opportunities.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We have recently moved to Port and my sister was visiting so we thought it would be a great way to see the sunset. Skipper Sean was welcoming and a great host. The junk is a unique way to cruise. There was about 15 or so aboard and plenty of room for everyone to sit and move about. Very comfortable... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Such a great trip, an entertaining skipper, great river and estuary at sunset, dolphins at the starboard bow, and only $12.50. We are going to take it again on our next trip to Port, it was such fun. We took our own wine and had the fish and chips meal delivered from the shore.

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Dubbo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This little boat was such fun and relaxing.. We had walked all day exploring the area, so a slow boat was just what we needed, pleasant and informative.... Excellent value for money... Do it...

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Gosford, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went on the sunset cruise, and it was beautiful. Very nice and relaxing just casually cruising down the river. The boat was just beautiful an original Chinese Junk, it was an experience like no other. The Captain, Sean was very knowledgeable of local history and gave lots of interesting information.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Another great find. We went on the sunset fish and chip cruise. Fish and chips delivered on board during the cruise.Can take your own wine etc. Tea and coffee provided. Even though it was June and a bit showery we wrapped up in the blankets provided. Great to see locals using this attraction also. Had a great time. Skipper had... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We decided to take the lunchtime fish and chip cruise - $30/head for two hours and included lunch. We received complimentary tea and coffee and there were cool drinks for sale as well. We took along an esky to have a wine with lunch and sat back, relaxed and took in the views. Brian the Captain was most knowledgeable and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Collected from our self catering apartment and dropped off no more than five yards from the jetty, we spent a great couple of hours cruising the Hastings river. An amusing lighthearted commentary from the Captain kept us entertained and we even saw a few dolphins which went down a treat. Tasty fish and chips were dropped off and all the... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

An extremely pleasant way to spend a couple of hours or so. Cruising the Hastings River with a live local commentary. There were even fish and chips delivered to the boat mid cruise which made for a great cherry on the cake. A must do in Port.

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