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Sunshine Coast Afloat

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Amazing day out

We took our grown up boys out for the day and boy where we treated to an amazing display. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tamarhart67
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Auckland, New Zealand
Good day out

We booked a fish and crab package Weather was great boat and staff were good We were given snacks... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
ben b
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“spanner crab”(2 reviews)
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We offer fun water based activities such as Whale Watching without the crowds, Deep Sea Fishing, Cruises for all occasions, Ocean Jet Boating, Ashes Scatterings, Romantic Cruises for two and guided kayak tours. Our mantra is to give our guests the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grown up boys out for the day and boy where we treated to an amazing display. Our skipper had no problems finding two pods of whales and we where lucky to have them around during the boat for about 30 minutes. We...More

Thank Tamarhart67
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to put up such a fabulous review about your Whale Watching trip you did with us. We pride ourselves in trying to give our guests a good experience and to hear that all the little extras we...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a fish and crab package Weather was great boat and staff were good We were given snacks while we were fishing We caught a few fish and some crabs Friendly staff an clean boat Very comfortable and we will be backMore

Thank ben b
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Really appreciate you taking the time to give us a fabulous 5 star review and pleased to hear you enjoyed your fishing and crabbing trip with us on Crusader 1. Hoping to have you back some time in the near future. Your comments...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great day on the water with a group of business women. We enjoyed chasing the Whales as they headed south, over a lovely lunch. Highly experienced staff that kept all guests informed of weather conditions and information on the Whales. PS. We saw the Whales,...More

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Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Angela, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review on what was a real hard whale watching trip. Obviously Whale watching comes with risk as we are heading into their environment and it's 100% on the whales terms but...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had the best day out on the water with this company. Some nice fish were caught and some great tasting spanner crabs. The staff were great very friendly and helpful from organising our trip right up to the day even with a message with weather...More

Thank jacmac171
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Jackie, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to put a review up about your Full Day Fishing trip with us over the weekend. We will be putting up photo's through the week. There certainly were some nice fish caught and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Had a lovely day out on this comfortable boat. The ticket price was reasonable and the staff did their utmost to ensure that we had a wonderful experience. I love that the boat was refurbished super comfortable and they had normal loo's. Lunch was fresh,...More

Thank Toni N
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Really appreciate you taking the time to put such a fabulous review up on this platform. Glad you had a lovely day out on Crusader 1 and pleased to hear that you will be recommending us to others. Your comments have been passed onto everyone...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible day. The staff and crew were most helpful, from the time of booking, to getting on board, to sorting out the tangles, to cooking up the spanner crabs and gutting our fish. With perfect boating and weather conditions the hardest part...More

Thank Paul G
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Really appreciate you taking the time to put up a wonderful review and touch on points that we all, here at Sunshine Coast Afloat try hard to achieve. Hopefully we can look forward to having you out with us another time soon. Your comments have...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Just finished a smashing day out with SCA and we had a ball...the fish were scarce (we got a few) and the crabs were scarcer (we got none) but the highlight was the crew and their friendly and happy attitude-nothing was too much trouble and...More

Thank DamoandDee
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for all the support Damian. Love the photo's and rave reviews.....Have passed on your comments to the crew and they are pleased you enjoyed your trip. Glad we could give you a good experience on your holiday. Till next time. :) From all of...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

This was a relly's 70th birthday. About ten friends and family plus another four people had plenty of room on Challenger 1, a fifty five foot former commercial spanner crab boat. A five thirty departure in August wasn't ideal for me, but as we cleared...More

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Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Steven, Thank you for taking the time to put up a review on Trip Advisor, your feedback and comments are much appreciated. We are actually thinking about stopping the Spanner Crabbing on the 9 hour trips as they are down for so long and...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

It was the best charter i have ever done, the crew were so helpful and friendly. We definitely recommend this charter to anyone wanting to do some fishing.More

Thank Michael w
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi Michael, Thank you so much for taking the time to put up a review. We really appreciate it. We have put up photo's and video footage from your time out on the water. It was a pleasure having your group on board and hopefully...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

From my 12 yr old: Amazing! We saw a whale and it’s calf and it was majestic! There was also a marine biologist on board also who answered my questions. Highly recommended for people of all ages (it can be a bit rough at times...More

Thank Jim H
Patricia v, Owner at Sunshine Coast Afloat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you all for taking the time to give us a fabulous review. What we were hoping would be a fantastic whale watching day, mother nature decided it was not to be all that crash hot. Despite the conditions you still gave us a marvellous...More

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