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Bonnet Island Experience
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Bonnet Island Wildlife Cruise from Strahan
Reviewed April 3, 2013

This was a great experience out on a small boat in the dark. Our captain was great and made you feel safe. Our guide Jesse was superb, so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful he did a wonderful job and actually found us some penguins to photograph. Worth the money but as with all animal trips no guarantees that they will show, we were lucky!!
Cheese platters and wine are provided in the cost and a very welcome hot chocolate on the way back.

1  Thank Linda J
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Issac and des (the tour guides) were extremely informative and friendly. It was nice because it was intimate, only 11 people max, so you didn't get lost in the crowd and so you had the chance to ask questions. We got to see penguin chicks up close and behaving like we weren't even there. It was a great night!!

2  Thank Naya_kate
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Wonderful experience to see Fairy Penguins at night on the tiny island at Hells Gates on Macquarie Harbour. Very enthusiastic guides who are obviously passionate about their job, the island and the birds which they seem to know almost by name. Beautiful calm water and a wonderful sunset perhaps made this one of those perfect trips but it would be a great experience in most conditions. The launch which takes a maximum of 10 passengers was warm, dry powerful and comfortable and we sampled the delights of Tasmanian wine and cheese while tied up to the island jetty. The work a day world had vanished and for the duration of the trip we were in our own world of the sea, wildlife, isolation but with companionship. Highly recommended. Peter G

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Lucky enough to go on this trip on the 26th Feb 2013.
It is absolutly amazing.
The skipper and guide were just great. Their knowledge of the area and the penguins was fabulous.
We were lucky enough to see the parent's come back in and feed their chicks. Got some amazing photo's.
Supper was excellent. Great cheese and wine.
We will remember this experience always.

1  Thank Diane B
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

If you want to see penguins face to face with a small group of people and a competent guid, then book this cruise. Just a fantastic experience! The wine and the cheese tasting plus the fantastic sunset scenerie at Hells Gate just add to that.

Thank Friedemann S
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