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Palm Beach & Hawkesbury River Cruises
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“cottage point”(5 reviews)
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Barrenjoey Road | Palm Beach Public Wharf, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 19 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
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Did the 3 hour scenic boat ride from Palm Beach to Bobbin Head; fortunately on a lovely sunny day. The scenery is wonderful and my overseas visitor thought it was one of the highlights of their visit to Australia. One hour for lunch at Bobbin...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Catch the train from Central station to Hawkesbury River, takes about an hour. Cruise the river for about 3.5hrs with morning tea and lunch provided.(both were delicious) Bar available for agreeably priced drinks! Running commentary on your surroundings while they deliver the mail up and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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