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Schooner Whales Tales

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Address: Port Denarau, Denarau Island, Viti Levu, Fiji
Phone Number: +679 670 2443
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Description: ''Whale's Tale''"A TASTE OF THE ISLANDS"Aboard the Magnificent 100 Foot...
''Whale's Tale''"A TASTE OF THE ISLANDS"Aboard the Magnificent 100 Foot Schooner '' Whale's Tale'Fiji's ultimate one day 5 Island spectacular Champagne sail cruise thru the Blue Lagoons and the beaches of the nearby Mamanuca islands and featuring an escape to your own Private & Exclusive Uninhabited Island Paradise.
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Booked trip, showed up and was told boat was in dry dock

I booked a trip online and the form said I would receive a confirmation of availability in email. I received a confirmation email with my booking summary and date/time of trip. My... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
ashleybsmith
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

I booked a trip online and the form said I would receive a confirmation of availability in email. I received a confirmation email with my booking summary and date/time of trip. My husband and I went to the marina for our 10am departure and were told the ship was out for two weeks to be serviced! What the heck! It... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We have done this tour twice now, last time taking my parents (in theirs 60s) and my little girl (3) and it really was an all ages tour. Great day out by all.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The day tour to Schooner Island was suggested by our hotel. On time, friendly crew and we'll organised all day. We had a gorgeous hour and forty minute sail up the coast to 'our' island. Breakfast, Champagne and the crew entertaining us with songs! The uninhabited island is beautiful... Set up with huts for cover from the sun, an are... More 

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Tugun, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A fantastic day was had - a definite highlight to our trip! The staff were fantastic, friendly and catered to every need we had (unlimited beer service) My ten year old daughter loved the boat, the island and the snorkelling and even jumped off the top deck of the boat! The food was delicious on the island and on the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great cruise with great friendly crew who makes sure you have everything you need. Plenty of food and drinks included in the price and you can even rent a GoPro for the day for snorkelling. The island was small and inhabitated with clear water. For experienced snorkellers, you may be a bit disappointed as most of the corals by the... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Although the weather on the day we went out was not great, the cruise was delightful with the crew brought out their guitars and we were singing our way to the island. Once at the island the boat dropped of the ones that went to shore to explore and relax while it took the more adventurous travellers out to snorkel.... More 

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Funcruises, Guest Relations Manager at Schooner Whales Tales, responded to this review

Bula Shinynbright, Thank you for your review, it must be one of those days that the sun is not our side, and I do agree with you that our crew just lights up that moment which forgets the unfavorable weather and just makes you feel at home. Thank you once again for your wonderful review and we do hope to... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

highly recommend this trip. The staff were great, very entertaining, free booze for the whole trip, great little island with no one living on the island it was so secluded. Volleyball, snorkelling, massage, weaving, diving, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea and fun friendly Fijian people entertaining us the whole way. Vinaka!!!!

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Funcruises, Guest Relations Manager at Schooner Whales Tales, responded to this review

Bula Lorrycarr, You said it all, thank you so much for the wonderful review. Hope to see you again and more of your friends with us on your next visit. Vinaka(Thank you) Fanga. More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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133 reviews 133 reviews
71 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had read the great ratings for the Whales Tale schooner day trip, so we digned up for the day. It was our best day and eonderful. They picked us up at our Radisson Blu resort in the morning for the short run to Port Denarau where we boarded the Whales Tale for the trip out to Schooner Islsnd. They... More 

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Funcruises, Guest Relations Manager at Schooner Whales Tales, responded to this review

Bula PaulAK2011, Thank you for your review. We do hope to see again on our sailing cruise. Cheers, Fanga. More 

Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We'd heard a lot of good things about the Whales Tale day trip on a schooner yacht so we had to give it a try. The yacht leaves the Marina in the morning and sets out on an island adventure passing many islands along the way heading to Schooner Island. The crew have breakfast organised straight up followed by champagne... More 

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Funcruises, Guest Relations Manager at Schooner Whales Tales, responded to this review

Bula Larry M, Thank you for your review, Well I must say that the good things which you have experienced with us are the ones that make us special and just makes your holiday more memorable with the range of organised activities and not forgetting our hospitable crew. With its all INCLUSIVENESS “it’s not only what you paid is what... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Amazing friendly staff, awesome food, the ride on the schooner was unbelievable. An experience we will never forget.

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Funcruises, Public Relations Manager at Schooner Whales Tales, responded to this review

Bula Dom B, Definitely said that right, with our right combination of staffs, variety of foods and drinks with selection of activities, just makes you want to stay back and extend your holiday. Thank you once again and hope to see you again on your next visit Thank you Fanga More 

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