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Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks

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Address: The Boat Harbour | 1 Old Pacific Highway, Brunswick Heads, New South Wales 2483, Australia
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0410 016 926
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The best Eco River Cruise with a fun informative commentary and small...

The best Eco River Cruise with a fun informative commentary and small numbers. Enjoy free refreshaments and person service as you cruise this beautiful waterway, part of Cape Byron Marine Park.

Ecotourism Award Winner of the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards 2013 & 2016, runner-up 2014. Highly Commended award in the Ecotourism Australia Awards 2013.

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Brunswick Heads Sunset Rainforest Eco-Cruise

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River Cruise: A perfect way to end the day

Visiting Brunswick Heads for the day and everyone I spoke to raved about these morning and sunset Rainforest river cruises. I choose the Sunset Cruise, which included a selection... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Linda W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So if your ever in Byron Bay and looking for something to do and not just the same old thing. Can i suggest Byron Bay Eco Cruises and Kayak Tours.Linda and Gavin are two really nice people, And Gavin knowledge of the River and Bird life was amazing. It was a great way to spend a couple of hours up... More 

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Thank soho319
Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your Sunset Cruise. We are so blessed to have an awesome team that love to show visitors our beautiful area and river. Thanks for a great review. Please to hear you think it is good value too and happy you enjoyed my pictures :) Lorraine More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Visiting Brunswick Heads for the day and everyone I spoke to raved about these morning and sunset Rainforest river cruises. I choose the Sunset Cruise, which included a selection of wines/beer/juices plus a cheese platter filled with goodies. The cruise sets off at that golden time of the afternoon: the sun is low, the river is quiet, day is settling... More 

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Thank Linda W
Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

We appreciate your review Linda. Sorry it has taken so long to respond but we have been away overseas. It is always lovely to hear back from a happy passenger who has enjoyed what we offer. Simon does a great job being skipper, waiter and guide all rolled into one and it's nice when people mention our staff when they... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Everything was perfect. Gavin looked after us so well. The boat was very comfortable and well equipped. The cruise was relaxing stopping whenever we wished for photos. We saw sea eagles, snake necked cormorant, pelicans and loads more. The tea/coffee and cakes served halfway were excellent and, despite the forecast rain, the weather dry,sunny and pleasant. Would definitely do this... More 

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Lorraine123456, Manager at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback Gerry. Appreciate your comments and pleased that you enjoyed our little cruise. We would love to see you next time your visit. More 

Mullumbimby, Australia
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255 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

As locals from Mullum, we have been wanting to do this cruise for years and jumped at the opportunity having family visit from Sydney. The Bruns river is so beautiful and the cruise very relaxing. Not long into the trip refreshments were served, beer, nice wine and nibbles. Gaven's commentary was informative of the history & birdlife and was fun.... More 

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Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

We are so please you came along on the Sunset Cruise and thanks for bringing your visitors. We love it when locals come on fir the first time and discover how beautiful the Brunswick River is. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Great fun! This was a Hens Weekend activity for our group and we all loved this. The river cruise was surprisingly informative with the guys having great knowledge of the local fauna and flora. The kayaking was a lovely way to see the river systems around Byron and even with varying fitness levels in our group everyone found this easy... More 

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Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Britt. We love having Hen's parties on board. Simon & Rob enjoyed showing you the river and getting everyone kayaking and Stand up Paddleboarding. Pleased you all enjoyed the refreshments and lunches. Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes to the bride for a beautiful wedding. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went on the sunset river cruise. I am a bird enthusiast and was not disappointed. We saw 3 different varieties of eagles/osprey and a flock of rainbow bee-eaters. Simon and Rob were perfect hosts, both being very knowledgable on the wildlife and the local area. Simon's wife lovingly prepared some cheese and snacks and soft drink,... More 

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Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Louise. So pleased that you enjoyed the cruise and that Simon & Rob were good hosts. We are lucky to have such a beautiful environment with so many species of beautiful birds. I also suffer from seasickness but being a flat bottom river boat it is very stable and with lots of fresh air we haven't... More 

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Went on this tour with my entire family and we had the whole boat to ourselves. The hosts were extremely knowledgeable and friendly which made the tour that much better. We had a ton of fun and was great to see my dad get wobbly and fall off a paddle board.

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Thank mattimon w
Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review and are pleased that you and your family had a good time with our team. Our Eco Kayak Cruise & SUP tour was designed to be a fun activity that people of all ages can enjoy together, especially families so it's great to get positive feedback. More 

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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We had been advised by friends to do a river cruise while we were staying in Brunswick Heads. So off we went. Beautiful morning. Easy walk to the harbour along the river sussing out who had the best camp. Greeted warmly by Simon. Off we went. No expectations really. An hour and a half later and we had learnt so... More 

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Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Carmel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and found our commentary interesting and informative. We have been told by many people that they love the morning tea which is great. More 

Kingscote
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

What a totally awesome tourism experience combining beautiful sunset river cruise with knowledgable, personable and responsible operator. Fantastic hospitality, fantastic value. We thoroughly enjoyed our two hours with Simon especially sighting rare and elusive bird species, multiple opportunity to view large estuarine sting rays and other wildlife, combined with local history, stories and tourist tips. Added bonus was the offer... More 

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Thank FineArtKI
Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking time to write a review about your Sunset Cruise. We do try hard to give all our passengers a wonderful experience and its great to hear that we exceeded your expectations. A beautiful natural river environment with wonderful bird and marine life also helps a great deal. Hopefully we will see you on Kangaroo Island... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We booked by email and had prompt responses from this small company. The boat only accommodates 12 passengers, but today, we were the only 2 people on board! Simon gave an interesting commentary and helpful tips on our further travels in Australia. Our cruise was during the afternoon and there were wines, beers and soft drinks on offer along with... More 

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Thank Suzanne B
Lorraine123456, Owner at Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and recommendation Suzanne. Sometimes you can be lucky and end up with a cruise just for 2. It's a beautiful river and we love showing visitors the wonderful nature that abounds. Glad you liked the home made hummus too! More 

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