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Address: On the Jetty, Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Phone Number: +613 6257 0355
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Stunning scenery!

A great day on the cruise, we had Dolphins swiming beside us , we saw seals and loved watching the Albatros running across the water on a full stomach as it was too heavy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Deb M
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

A great day on the cruise, we had Dolphins swiming beside us , we saw seals and loved watching the Albatros running across the water on a full stomach as it was too heavy to fly. The staff were very knowledgeable & friendly. The weather was perfect & the the scenery stunning. The cruise is a must.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful and unexpected experience in that we saw some blue whales which were out of season. The Captain was great in going out of his way to make sure we saw many different things and in fact got back an hour late due to this but no one cared. The staff could have been in a uniform... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very good cruise in quality vessel; all crew and support staff were very friendly and helpful. "Captain Duncan" showed us more than we were expecting with dolphins, seals, eagles, waterfalls and caves as well as the stunning Wineglass Bay. Lunch was good as well as range of drinks available

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Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very friendly and efficient staff. Commentary was excellent. Lunch was outstanding and what a great way to show case Tasmanian produce. Congratulations to all.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

A most enjoyable experience enhanced by a near perfect sunny day and a totally calm sea. Stunning scenery, a very comfortable if not luxurious boat, with great food prepared by the Freycinet Lodge and beautifully presented in a bento box. Then there were the first class local wines not readily available on the mainland (we sampled the sparkling and the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Came here 8 years ago and missed out on seeing wineglass bay. Came back especially to go on the cruise and paid for the expensive upper deck seats for the best trip with all included only to receive a phone call early of the morning to be advised that due to the weather the trip was cancelled and offered a... More 

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Duncan S, Front Office Manager at Wineglass Bay Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Todd, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry you missed out twice on seeing Wineglass Bay. We regularly check the marine forecast. The day you were booked you were advised about the weather and the likelihood of cancellation because of swell and wind. We also offered you to book for Saturday as the forecast had a better... More 

Holt, Norfolk
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212 reviews 212 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Sadly the cruise had to be cancelled due to bad weather so I can't review the cruise. However I can review the service. The company were aware of the potential problems of the wind and took my cell phone number. When they knew the cruise was to be cancelled they rang me at breakfast time and offered a change of... More 

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Well hosted, this trip from Cols Bay jetty allows an up close view of Freycinet National Park, including lunch in the stunning Wineglass Bay, views of the rugged Hazards and Shouten Island and Passage. Some Dolphins and a seal seen on our trip with many birds - some diving for fish!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic day seeing the Freycinet coastline and local seals, dolphins and sea eagles. This just wouldn't happen from land. The skipper went out of his way to take us closer to relaxing seals and enormous schools of bait fish which had the ocean boiling. The commentary was informative although it was almost impossible to hear if outside... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Decided that wineglass bay was the place to visit and booked here, very expensive for what you get. $130 each and you still had to pay for a cup of tea or coffee. Yes, you get a great boat trip, see dolphins and caves etc but the speaker system on board was poor and when you get to wineglass bay... More 

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WineglassBayCruises, Front Office Manager at Wineglass Bay Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Neville, Thank you for your feedback. It enables us to improve the cruise. Could you please send us an email at info@wineglassbaycruises.com and tell us how we could have improved your experience. Many thanks and hope you have a great day! Kind regards, The Wineglass Bay Cruise. More 

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