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Palm Beach & Hawkesbury River Cruises
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Barrenjoey Road | Palm Beach Public Wharf, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
+61 414 466 635
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took trip today at cost of 80 dollars. No commentary as promised on web site, in effect a ferry service. Shame as recommendation from friends and web site was promising. In hindsight we should have just gone to Patonga and spent time there and waited...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andrew h
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Wonderful day out. Highly recommend this trip, especially if you are from overseas. Lunch at Bobbin Head was nice but ring ahead with order before Patonga otherwise no phone reception.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DeFaraday
Reviewed 3 January 2019

As a Sydneysider, I want our iconic waterways to be shown off by first class operators - particularly for interstate and international visitors. Tourism is an important business for a lot of people. Not sure this operator understands this. The vessel itself needs refurbishment or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hjk88
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Weekday cruises are Postman and timed with trains from/to Sydney if you come up that way. "Sunday on the Hawkesbury" are similar in the route but without all the stops. Two other differences are there are a number of point where you're dead in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JasMN5169
Reviewed 24 December 2018

This was by far one of the best things you could do if you love scenery, unusual places and interesting stories about the past.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deirdregrace
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Best $40 investment for a fabulous 4 hour cruise to Bobbin Head stopping along the way at Patonga & Cottage Point. Friendly & informative crew & sensational scenery. Loved Merinda II, an older style purpose built cruiser. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank catee2017
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Enjoyed our cruise up the Hawkesbury all the way to Bobbin Head. Weather wasn't great but you can't blame the cruise company for that. The boat is a bit old looking and could do with a coat of paint. We found the trip relaxing and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I don't think this cruise can be beaten! Showcases beautiful Australian river and bays, excellent commentary by skipper Steve who appeared to man the boat single-handed. Retro boat just added to the experience, and the bouncy ride back on the choppy water was great though...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely day out up the Hawkesbury River Departed palm beach at 10am out passed barren joey lighthouse and lion island up to bobbin head for lunch then returned to palmbeach at 3.15.nice scenery comfortable boat with tea and coffee facilities. Great day out at good...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Sencic Tour of Pittwater/Brooken Bay and the Hawksbre River.. Gorgeous River tour on a comfortable timber vessel - perfect day. Excellent Customer Service. Highly recommend and will travel again soon. Steve the skipper is a bit of alright too.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mark B
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