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Motor Vessel Nancy Tours

Franklin, Australia
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About Motor Vessel Nancy Tours
Cruise the Huon River on a restored 100 year-old wooden ferry. See the unique Egg Islands Canal and Conservation Area. 'Nancy' is fitted with an original 8hp Frisco engine but now glides silently on an electric motor. Departs Franklin Marina twice a week or available for charter for groups of 6-12. Owned and operated by the Living Boat Trust, a non-profit community group.
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763graeme wrote a review Oct 2015
Devonport, Australia1 contribution1 helpful vote
Picture your self and a group of friends gliding over the mirror like Huon River in the grand old lady,the M.V Nancy.She is nearly 100 years old and beautifully restored. Her huon pine planks have stood the test of time.She is powered by an electric motor which is ecofriendly and quiet so that it does not disturb the abundant wildlife. You quietly cruise up and down the river and through the historic Egg Island Canal dug by hand over 100 years ago.People on board were busily snapping with their cameras as well as mingling with other passengers.Conversation was easy,due to the quiet engine.The crew both on board and ashore were very knowledgeable and friendly .Safety was paramount.We were greeted with a welcome cuppa and bikkies on return.Most people with a disability should not have a problem making this delightful trip,but should talk to staff before hand .It was a great experience,highly recommended .I can't wait to go again.Thank you to the Nancy crew.
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Date of experience: September 2015
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