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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise

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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise
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“pelican feeding”(17 reviews)
“other half”(14 reviews)
“fish feeding”(8 reviews)
This highly popular cruise aboard the historic timber ferry MV Mudjimba has been operating on the Sunshine Coast from the Mooloolaba Wharf for 26 years. During this relaxing, still-water cruise you will see opulent waterfront mansions, yachts and...more
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Parkyn Parade Road | The Wharf Marina, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
+61 411 368 248
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All reviews pelican feeding other half fish feeding great hour great commentary steve irwins local history value for money expensive houses canal side relaxing hour multi million dollar homes canal homes wharf tavern great value different perspective mooloolah river
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and welcoming service. Get to see some pretty amazing houses that most people can only dream of. Commentary was excellent. A very relaxing 90 minute cruise.

Thank PinkMac68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on this cruise today the captain was hilarious and most informative. Would recommend this to everyone. Keep up the good service !!

Thank Safari523632
JoJ1930, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Many thanks for your 5 star review, and positive recommendation. Our aim is always to provide an unforgettable experience, with good old fashioned sincere and friendly customer service. I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Skipper Jerry and Holly.

Reviewed 30 August 2018

What a lovely hour spent on the canals. Rob and his daughter Holly made us all feel so welcome. Informative chat and a few good jokes. Letting the kids have a go at steering and lots of historical facts, pelican and fish feeding. Thank you...More

Thank Linda A
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hi Linda, Many thanks for your review. We do our utmost to ensure that everyone feels welcome when they step on board the M.V. Mudjimba. You have mentioned all of our highlights, so that is a message to us that we are providing an experience...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The cruise was a great way to see local attractions. The homes and boats we passed were amazing. This is a great way to spend an hour. Feeding the pelicans and fish was fun.More

Thank Don C
Jo J, Manager at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hi Don, Thank you for your 5 star review. We agree, it is a lovely way to spend an hour, wether you are on holiday, or live locally. It is a great way to see the local area from the waters perspective. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

What a fantastic time with our great Captain who has such a vast knowledge of the canals, people, history. We fed the huge pelicans and watched the fish jump over each other to be fed. The boat has no windows so you have unlimited views...More

Thank Deborah B
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Deborah, To say that your review put a smile on our faces is an understatement. Your words are very descriptive, and have encompassed all that our cruise has to offer, people feeling relaxed, welcomed, informed and entertained. Holly and Skipper Rob, do their upmost...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful, relaxing way to spend the afternoon cruising the canals and harbour of Mooloolaba. First rate, friendly and professional crew, informative and entertaining commentary on a beautifully maintained Ferry. Excellent value for money which we would recommend to people of any age and...More

Thank Lisa M
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Lisa, Thank you so much for your great review. It is very rewarding to us to hear how much our passengers enjoyed our iconic Mudjimba. She is very special, and the only surviving ferry boat of her kind. Skipper Rob makes sure that she...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

What a very pleasant hour spent travelling the canals of Mooloolaba and peeking into the houses of the rich and famous and, of course, the boats and yachts. Our skipper was very knowledgeable and was able to give us local history and information about numerous...More

Thank Nigel L
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Nigel, Thank you, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your cruise with us. Our cruise coupled with lunch at the wharf Tavern is a popular choice. It is a very relaxing way to spend an hour, and our resident Pelicans do not...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Terrific value for money cruise. Skipper and 1st mate friendly and informative. Interesting to see the waterfront mansions, especially those owned by people whose names you knew of. History of the canals interesting. Pelican and fish feeding opportunity great for young and old. We had...More

Thank karenarb2017
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Karen, Wow, what a fabulous review. Thank you so much. I'll let Skipper Rob and Holly know what an enjoyable and relaxing time you had. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

A great $30 well spent. Firstly I did an hour long cruise of the canals around Mooloolaba. This was beautiful and so relaxing. Very interesting commentary by the skipper about all the homes and people we knew who lived in them or had them as...More

Thank Ann S
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hi Anne, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your cruise and tavern lunch, thank you so much for taking the time to go on trip advisor and share your enthusiasm for our cruise experience. It is nice when the locals come out and wave....More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Great cruise. Very informed, entertaining commentary . See all the canal houses from the water. This is a must do.More

Thank DR_NZ2000
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are so pleased that you had a great experience on our unique canal cruise. I will let Skipper Rob know that you found his commentary entertaining. We, and most of our other Trip Advisor reviewers...More

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18 April 2016|
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Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Yes, you can still purchase the meal on the cruise. The meal is at the Wharf Tavern and is the choice of 3 options. 1 Crumbed fish, 2 Chicken schnitzel, 3 200g Steak and all meals come with chips, salad and sauce. You can... More
Brian J
3 August 2015|
Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Hi Brian. The cruise goes for 1hour
23 June 2015|
Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The cost for pensioners and concession card holders is only $18