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Nova Cruises

5 Honeysuckle Dr | Lee Wharf Pontoon, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Lovely way to spend a couple of hours

Took a Sunday lunchtime harbour cruise with a group of 8. Great weather to enjoy the trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
evking
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newcastle
Bev's 60th Birthday

Had a fabulous lunch cruise with my family and friends for my 60th Birthday.Lunch was amazing all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BevWoo
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Maitland, Australia
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5 Honeysuckle Dr | Lee Wharf Pontoon, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a Sunday lunchtime harbour cruise with a group of 8. Great weather to enjoy the trip. Commentary was interesting, learning about things along the way. Food was delicious with fresh prawns, ham and chicken with great salads and bread roll. A lovely couple of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous lunch cruise with my family and friends for my 60th Birthday.Lunch was amazing all fresh and plenty for everyone.We enjoy the views and commentary.Staff polite and helpful .Plenty of room to move around the top deck.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We boarded the NV Princess today 6/5/18 for a cruise around NewCastle harbour. It was a great day for cruising on the water, the sun was shining and the temperature was perfect. The cruise was inclusive of a very tasty buffet style lunch inclusive of...More

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NovaCruises, Manager at Nova Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and travelling from Sydney to see us. Hopefully we will see you back in Newcastle again.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Did a cruise to Raymond Terracw, staff were friendly,courteous, and professional. Assistance from staff was grateful appreciated with managing a pram on and off the boat. Commentary on board was informative, without dominating the cruise. Morning /afternoon tea offered on board was good. Overall good...More

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NovaCruises, Manager at Nova Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to pass on your review. Delighted you had a good day out with us. Hopefully we will see you onboard again in the future.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Our Son & Daughter-in-law gave us a Scenic Lunch Cruise on Newcastle Harbour for Christmas, with Nova Cruises. We had an enjoyable 2 hours being shown the Newcastle foreshore, and workings of this large shipping port. Grain, coal and general cargo are loaded onto enormous...More

Thank June F
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Chose to go on a dinner cruise for my hens party in Feb. I loved it. The food was great - we had a few fussy eaters with us and they all ate and were very satisfied. The desserts were lovely - cheesecake and chocolate...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The best way to see the Newcastle Harbour foreshore and it’s highlights. The cruise provided a commentary on the harbour’s landmarks and history. Lunch was a smorgasbord comprising of Prawns, Chicken & Ham along with a number of different salads. All you had to pay...More

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We have lived in Newie for about 25 years and had never thought about doing a cruise in the harbour. What a surprise our lunch cruise was with Nova. Excellent lunch with prawns, chicken, ham and salads were provided, even a mini cupcake for dessert....More

2  Thank Newcastlef00d13
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We did this cruise last Sunday with our friends visiting from Tweed heads. What a great cruise fabulous food and great commentary. Would Thoroughly Recommend.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went to a short lunch cruise with family it was nice and memorable. Beautiful lunch and polite staff and beautiful views.

Thank Ham P
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NovaCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Nova Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to send in your review. Delighted you had a great time hopefully we will see you on board again. Thanks

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Alejandra C
6 November 2016|
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Good Afternoon, Thanks for your enquiry. We view the 9pm fireworks from the eastern side of the bridge and the midnight fireworks from the western side. The harbour is very busy on NYE. Our vessel is permitted to carry over... More
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Alejandra C
6 November 2016|
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Hi, Very big upper deck. We are permitted to have 80 guests upstairs. Kind Regards, Peter
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