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The Chinese Junk

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“fish and chips”(43 reviews)
“sunset cruise”(26 reviews)
“hastings river”(27 reviews)
Go back in time and board the Chinese Junk which is an altogether different experience - she is a vintage authentic Chinese junk and an extremely comfortable boat. Be lulled on one of their two hour trips and enjoy either a yummy morning tea scenic...more
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Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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All reviews fish and chips sunset cruise hastings river informative commentary tea and coffee couple of hours enjoyable afternoon enjoyable cruise points of interest visiting port take photos sean boat dolphins nibbles
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Kick back and relax on this quirky boat . Bring along a drink or 2 and cruise the Hastings with the dolphins . Get there a bit early and get up the back on all the cushions for total comfort. Cheaper than therapy better than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dug B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was one of our highlights in Port Macquarie, but seems to have closed down! Couldn't find any information - phones disconnected. Please get it going again!

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank jono13
Reviewed 2 June 2018

A very pleasant way to watch the sun go down in Port, on an old Chinese Junk on the river. The boat’s captain gave a pleasant and informative commentary during the cruise and pointed out various riverside locations and historical places. Just three couples on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mickfromoz
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Beautiful couple of hours on the river. Boat was a bit crowded. Could do better with the cake served with tea and coffee, stale and nasty.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Preciouspuss
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Our family went of the cruise up the Hasting river, we had a lovely relaxing time. Our "driver" was very welcoming and informative - & it felt as if she really enjoyed doing what she was doing. We were lucky to see a an Ocean...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank JaneC1913
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

My partner and me went for a 2 hour afternoon cruise on the Chinese Junk and had an enjoyable experience with an interesting skipper who gave us plenty of historical information. Pleasant afternoon.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank martind422
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A very relaxing and enjoyable cruise on the Hastings River on a classic, genuine Chinese junk. The Captain was most capable and very entertaining with his commentary of both history and points of interest. Highly recommended if visiting Port.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BarneyAdv
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went on the Junk boat cruise around Port Macquarie area. $25 for an adult. 2 hr cruise. fee includes tea,coffee and cake. Capt talks about Port Macquarie history. Very interesting but definitely not worth $25 per head.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went out on the fish and Chip or BYO option sunset cruise and we had a wonderful time with Sean (not to be mistaken for the charismatic, handsome, rich Sean Connery as we were informed!!!! lol) Sean just Knew SOOOO much about the history...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Katseyes1808
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Same as other cruises, very uncomfortable boat, not authentic as it on runs on motor, not by sails, sits unlevel in the water

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Whiskeychester
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