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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Dubbo
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12 reviews
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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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8 reviews
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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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22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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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18 reviews
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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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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What a lovely way to spend some time in Port Macquarie. My husband and I were picked up outside our accommodation and whisked down to the town wharf. We chose to cruise on the fish n chip lunch trip. The quaint boat has plenty of comfortable seating undercover and out in the fresh air. Mother Mature was kind enough to... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Lovely scenery and informative commentary. Great value for money at $16 for a 2 hr cruise with morning tea and a pick up from the motel!

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Townsville, Australia
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The trip we made on boxing day 2014 was excellent. The staff were so friendly and informative on the life of the junk prior to coming to Port Macquarie. We enjoyed it so much we bought the t shirts male and female. Enjoyed a great day.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We took the sunset fish and chips cruise and we liked it. The cruise goes up the Hasting River, taking about 2 hours end to end. Half-way through, the boat docks and fish and chips are delivered on board. To make it perfect, bring your own bottle of wine of some beer. The boat is well-equipped for this king of... More 

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Address: Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6583 3721
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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