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Absolute North Charters

Lucinda, Queensland 4849, Australia
+61 419 712 577
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Local gold! Great transfer and knowledge

My husband and I just did the Thoresborne track and we are so happy we chose to travel across with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
annaleigh g
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Sydney, Australia
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Very disappointed

I rang John about going on a trip next week. He asked me to send a text message as he was driving... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mark A
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Think hiking trails, think Absolute North Charters and the Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island. for the best transfer prices and knowledge of the Thorsborne Trail and Hinchinbrook Island. Lucinda based for logistical convenience for our hikers and locally owned. John Absolute North Charters.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just did the Thoresborne track and we are so happy we chose to travel across with Absolute north charters. We called John a few days out to confirm weather and dates and he provided great info. He was waiting for us...More

Thank annaleigh g
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I rang John about going on a trip next week. He asked me to send a text message as he was driving but would let us know that night if he had space for us - which I did immediately. The next afternoon I followed...More

Thank Mark A
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John S, Owner at Absolute North Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly Mark, I would like to take this opportunity to respond to your review. It is wrong to 'assume' that your request was not being considered. It is also wrong for you to NOT visit our website to see what we actually offer. You asked...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

John was beyond friendly, courteous and knowledgeable about Hinchinbrook Island. He was extremely accommodating in not just ferrying us to the island but also helping us with a variety of other logistics along the way, including taking time out of his schedule to pick me...More

Thank Colleen L
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

My 13yo son and I traveled to Hinchinbrook Island with John and Absolute North Charters in September. Having previously used another service before I can say that I would travel with John whenever I return. Johns passion for the Island and his care for his...More

1  Thank Ralf M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We've just completed the thorsburn trail. John, from Absolute North Charters was a wealth of great advice throughout our experience. He checked in with us the day before, and made sure we had all the information we needed to ensure we had a successful bushwalk,...More

Thank Carol1963344
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic day thanks to John! He took us to Ramsay Bay and to Zoe Bay which were both stunning. John went out his way to give us the best experience. We went on a whole tour of the island, spotted crocodiles and...More

Thank Jennifer Y
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I spoke with John over the phone about my booking options. Everything seemed fine until the moment when he texted me a question about camp permit. I told him that we have it but there's one issue, we were supposed to go North->South but due...More

1  Thank Miro K
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Management response:Responded 1 September 2017

Yes Miro K. You did contact me on Tuesday the 29th of August at 3.57pm with a request to be transferred to Ramsay Bay Boardwalk at the Northern end of the Thorsborne Trail on the 30th of August at a time outside of our normal...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

John dropped us off at Zoe Bay with everything we needed for a 2 night stay. After spotting whales on the way and seeing much of the island by boat, we set up camp steps from the pristine beach. We spent the days at Zoe...More

1  Thank Mandy Y
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Contacted John to organize and book my second excursion in July 2017 from Lucinda to start of Thornsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island. John's enthusiasm and willingness to advise and help with every detail from accommodation prior starting, where to collect fresh water, point of interest...More

1  Thank CarmelCash
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

John added to our fantastic experience going to Hinchinbrook Island. He is a positive, fun and very informative local who is evidently passionate about the area and what he does and he also has a great sense of humour! John gave us local information about...More

1  Thank Edwina007
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