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The Cruise Terminal

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Port Venture cruises has the largest boat in Port Macquarie- The River Princess, there is plenty of space to move around the boat. She has two different viewing levels.She has a number of enjoyable river experiences for you:-BBQ cruises- GO...more
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River end Clarence street | The Cruise Terminal, Town Wharf, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Afternoon 2 hour cruise. We had a great time and saw lots of Dolphins. We did not go in the boom nets but it looked like fun. Had a cup of tea and cake on board. It was a good cruise and good value.

Thank KrisFF
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Took the afternoon 2 hour cruise up the river. Plenty to see including dolphins who we watched for ten minutes circling around and under the boat.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We did the afternoon 2 hour River Cruise which supplied Tea/Coffee, Cake and Biscuits. There is not a lot of commentary but if you just want to relax and watch the world go by this is a good choice. We did not see much wildlife...More

Thank CorkeSydney
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We did an afternoon tea cruise with a two hour duration. We did not find this cruise too interesting as it seemed to major on showing you flash houses at the waters edge which may be interesting for some but not for us. We did...More

Thank PhantomScot
Reviewed January 13, 2018

I've just had a wonderful three hour cruise on this boat, travelling up and down the Hastings River and into side canals. The boat is very comfortable, plenty of tables and chairs for sitting. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. The view from upstairs...More

Thank Sherpa123
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We went on a sunset river cruise up the Hastings River although it was a nice trip it would of been good to have a bit more commentary as it was very minimal, I was expecting a bit of information perhaps a bit of history...More

Thank sueannne
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Would recommend this company highly. Friendly team, very comfortable boat and informative commentary. Free tea and coffee and cake. Very reasonably priced alcohol on board. Great value for money.

Thank fayandrevilles
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Had the opportunity to go on a river cruise on a genuine chinese junk. Beautiful afternoon cruising up the river with a very informative skipper!! She had a great knowledge of the river and made the cruise very enjoyable. Went on a whale cruise with...More

Thank Leanne W
Reviewed September 8, 2017

With two other couples , we spent a few hours on the Hastings river. A cuppa & cake / biscuits were offered soon after boarding. A very tasty BBQ much lunch was provided. We had to select when we booked the trip, if we wanted...More

Thank Jenn P
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I have done 4 whale watching cruises in the past & this one was the best sighting by far of whales. It is a small boat which takes a maximum of 12 people. Our cruise started at 10.30am & as soon as we were at...More

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October 8, 2016|
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Response from amanda m | Reviewed this property |
You may still get to see a few whales, I would speak to the whale watching company. If not they offer dolphin cruises and you are nearly guaranteed to see them.
Pauline L
July 30, 2016|
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Response from ChineseJunk | Property representative |
Hi Pauline No Whales is January in Port Macquarie Hopefully only Dolphins