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Peels Tourist and Ferry Service

Address: Post Office Jetty, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Phone Number: 5155 1246
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A group of us went on the 70Km cruise over the Australia Day weekend. We had a ball! There could have been a bit more commentary about different bits and pieces but we enjoyed spending time together and watching the birds and dreaming about being able to own one of the houses we went past. We all loved the section... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went on the 70km trip (2 1/2 hours) and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Good commentary provided by the Skipper, fabulous views and we experienced a good appreciation of the vastness of the Lakes.

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26 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is the first negative review I have ever posted. We have done cruises up rivers, to reefs, to islands and on lakes around Australia, so were looking forward to a cruise around some of the Gippsland lakes. We booked the 2.5 hour cruise to make the most of the opportunity. The staff were friendly, and the boat was clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Recently moved here great way to view the area my son and his friend had a awesome time thanks Thunder Bird

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This cruise which includes lunch at the Metung Hotel was excellent and highly recommended. The food at the Hotel was very good (2 courses provided as part of the cruise price) and the cruise was interesting. $55 each was very good value. A must if you visit Lakes Entrance.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had a lovely cruise to Metung. Food at the hotel was very good. It was a most beautiful and sunny day so everything looked at its best. Highly recommend. It was good value.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had a lovely cruise over to Metung and back. Lunch was included in the cruise price which was great. Very informative cruise. Found out lots of things didn't know about the lakes area and system. Highly recommend.

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Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This company has operated since 1920 and the grandson of the original operator is the managing director. There are several options for travelling around the Gippsland lakes and we took the 2 and a half hour afternoon trip. It is picturesque with a little commentary and you can buy drinks and snacks on board, but fairly limited. Apart from some... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Excellent cruise around the lakes, including the beautiful homes of Paynesville. Adequate commentary, friendly barman and clean and comfortable boat. Recommended.

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Opua, New Zealand
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We took the longer cruise hoping that we would get the most out of the experience. The company has been running these cruises for three generations and we were therefore hoping for informative insight into the area, the wildlife and the history. What little commentary that was provided did nothing but list the names of the places we were passing.... More 

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