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“Completely awful”

Jervis Bay Wild Cruises
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Jervis Bay Dolphin Eco Cruise
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Huskisson
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Owner description: Jervis Bay is famous for its many pristine, white beaches. In fact, Hyams Beach has the whitest sand in the world.Jervis Bay is also renowned for its exceptionally clear water. Natural flushing occurs: so every 6 weeks, the Bay’s water is completely replaced by clean water.Visit a perfect little lagoon, or an exciting blowhole. Explore breathtaking, rock and land formations, ancient sea caves and natural seal colonies. Jervis Bay offers a range of stunning eco tour destinations.Experience close encounters with the majestic coastline: gaze up at sheer cliffs that tower 100 metres vertically out of Jervis Bay and the Tasman Sea. Our purpose-built vessels bring you close to the ancient sea caves, so popular with divers.Committed to sustainable tourism, Jervis Bay Eco Adventures has achieved Advanced Eco-Certification. Our friendly, knowledgeable and skilful crew provide unique, unforgettable eco-tours. Land on a secluded beach. Swim and snorkel in our clear, clean waters, amongst amazing reefs. See abundant wildlife in their natural habitat. And more…• Small group, nature based eco-tours• Tailor-made private charters• Snorkelling Eco-Tours • Twilight Cruises for a sunset over Jervis BayAt Jervis Bay Eco Adventures we proudly provide world-class customer service. Your enjoyment and safety are our top priority. Our crew share a deep love of Jervis Bay and its nearby coast. They’ll make sure you enjoy every moment of your cruise.We are a local family-run business with over 30 years’ knowledge of Jervis Bay and its secrets.At Jervis Bay Eco Adventures, we are dedicated to excellence and to setting new standards in eco-tourism. We will ensure that your experience is one you will never forget. Join us today for the cruise of a lifetime.
Hobart, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Completely awful”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

I took my family on a whale watching cruise from Kiama on Sunday 13 July. We were very excited, having read so many positive reviews, but I must caution any future potential customers to NOT rely on the company to give you advice about the experience if the conditions are not ideal. We were told the trip out would be rough, but thereafter it would be suitable for looking for whales. In fact, the trip out was VERY rough. We had children screaming in terror. The boat was airborne off every wave and landed with a hard thump over and over again. It was also wet and I was shaking with the cold. Once we became stationery, there was a lot of roll and swell, and from a near-full boatload of customers, only four people left their seats to look for whales. The rest of us sat there feeling sick, waiting for the whole, horrible experience to be over. I looked around the boat and everyone was just sitting looking miserable. We saw no whales, and no marine wildlife other than seagulls. Upon completion of the tour, no mention was made of the voucher I have since read about on the website. I wrote to the company and suggested in future they advise customers if they are going to have a vile and expensive boat trip, so that they can proceed with information and be informed before they take the risk of going out and having a horrible experience. I have received no reply, which is arrogant and rude.

Visited July 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Whale watching and more”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

On Adventurer with Capt. Michael and Scott today....and what a day! Whales breaching, tail slapping, views we will never forget. This was certainly the highlight but by no means all it was. Some other interesting parts of Jervis Bay were explored with great commentary by Mike. Our daughter a little sea sick well taken care of by Deckie Scott. Highly recommend.

Visited July 2014
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic Experience!”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We visited Jervis Bay area on the 2nd July for a school holiday day trip with our young daughters. We decided to go on a Whale Watching Cruise, since we are all interested in marine life. We had a fantastic time with Dolphin Wild Cruises! The staff were friendly and caring, and between the lady in the office and the staff on the boat we were really well looked after. We saw plenty of wildlife, including penguins, seals, lots of dolphin and two humpback whales, which was a truly awe-inspiring experience!

I would not hesitate to recommend this company, and will be bringing my family back for a second trip in the future.

Visited July 2014
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Wollongong
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Such a beautiful trip! Saw lots of dolphins and a couple of humpback whales and the people working on the boat were so caring and attentive to all the customers. Would definitely recommend it to anybody :)

Visited June 2014
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Bowral, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A special afternoon”
Reviewed June 27, 2014

All staff were very helpful and friendly. While we didn't see any dolphins we lost count of the whales we saw. A fantastic experience enjoyed by our family group of a wide range of ages.

Visited June 2014
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