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Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours

Landing road | Pambula Lake Boatramp, Pambula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Amazing host and tour

As a long time oyster fan, Sponges tour was incredibly interesting and answered many of the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
micx0r
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Melbourne
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Great Value!

Absolutely loved this tour. Captain Sponge extremely knowledgeable in oyster farming as he is a... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Bianca G
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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Captain Sponges magical oyster tours is a unique and authentic oyster farm tour on Pambula lake.Cruise the picturesque natural wonder which is Pambula river estuary aboard our oversized oyster punt. Taste our oysters .. Learn about oyster farming in the area, its' history, modern techniques and biology. Sample the world renowned Pambula Lake Sydney Rock oyster straight from the pristine waters of the lake and have a go at shucking your own after a personal lesson from your oyster farming captain. Set sail downstream to the scenic meandering Pambula river where ancient aboriginal middens dot the steep tree-studded banks whilst White bellied sea eagles circle overhead. Geology of this area is also a feature. Tours run for about an hour and a half Vessel can be chartered privately also... Tours leave from Pambula lake jetty which is located on Landing road approximately 4.5km south of Pambula towards Eden on the Princes highway. Take the Landing road turn on the left (coming from Pambula) and follow signs to "Boat ramp access".Park in the car park and take a short walk down to the lake jetty. Toilets are available in the car park
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Landing road | Pambula Lake Boatramp, Pambula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

As a long time oyster fan, Sponges tour was incredibly interesting and answered many of the questions i had always wanted to ask and then some... Sponge is charismatic, knowledgeable and this is easily one of the best tours i have ever been on. Mike...More

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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thanks Mike and Kirsty Happy to hear that you enjoyed our lake tour. Great little estuary and great little oyster that Sydney rock. Have a great break Cheers Sponge

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Captain Sponge extremely knowledgeable in oyster farming as he is a oyster farmer and general local knowledge. Got to taste his freshly farmed oysters with lemon and pepper and they were absolutely delicious even my teenage daughters enjoyed them who had...More

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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hey there Thanks for the review. Good to see the youth getting into the finer things of life! Enjoy the rest of your time in our area Cheers Sponge

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Very relaxing tour..cruising for 2 hours around the lake and amidst oyster farms....a must for oyster lovers....the information itself is well worth it...top it off with fresh delicious oysters..hats off to Captain Sponge!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great time out on the boat with Sponge. He really knows his stuff, and damn those oysters were delicious!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Very informative,relaxed tour I learnt so much about oyster farming, it really was very interesting You don’t have to like oysters (I don’t like) to enjoy the tour Tour goes for about 2 hours I highly recommend

Thank gl0veranne
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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hi there Thanks for the review...much appreciated All the best Cheers Sponge

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Very informative, not rushed and very relaxed. 2 hour tour gives you enough time to learn a bit about oysters and also to see the lake.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The tour was interesting and informative, it’s a lovely part of the world and fresh oysters, worth a visit.

Thank Mumbles44
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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for the review.... we are very fortunate no doubt🐠🐟🐠 Cheers Sponge

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Brett is very knowledgable in oyster farming as an oyster farmer. He guided us the the healthiest estuaries of Pambula lake and show us the whole process of oyster farming and harvest. It is a great tour!

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

After arriving in Eden on a cruise ship we took this tour. Great insight to Oyster farming. Enjoyed shucking the oysters and eating them.

Thank Holidayspleasemum
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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Shuck la bleu... thanks for the review and trust it was smooth sailing for the rest of your cruise Cheers Sponge

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Captain Sponge is very knowledgeable and shares his knowledge in a fun and informative way, we were all hanging on every word and the oysters that he served us were divine. Pambula Lake is beautiful and worth the trip even...More

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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Many thanks for the review...trust the balance of your time on our sapphire coast was also pleasant... Cheers and good luck Sponge

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