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Sydney Rock Oyster

Captain Sponge trip was one of the highlight of our tour. Captain Sponge is very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Penny T
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Melbourne, Australia
Captain Sponge

Brett was very informative, friendly and fantastic with the kids on board. I found out a lot about... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Anne G
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Kangaroo Flat, Victoria, 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...more
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 3 November 2016

Captain Sponge trip was one of the highlight of our tour. Captain Sponge is very friendly and accommodative. This informative tour is highly entertaining. The Sydney Rock oyster is so so so yummy! The boat is very stable, we have my 1 year old and...More

Thank Penny T
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Sorry it took me a while but thanks for the kind review...can't go wrong with the Sydney rock that's for sure.. best on the planet I reckon... Good luck for this new year Cheers Sponge

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Brett was very informative, friendly and fantastic with the kids on board. I found out a lot about oysters & had fun whilst doing it. He even showed us how to shuck an oyster! He did not rush the tour & answered all our dumb...More

Thank Anne G
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thanks Anne... a pleasure to share a small slice of our oystery paradise with you All the best Sponge

Reviewed 17 June 2016

A group of us were down there in March and went on the tour with Sponge, what a great afternoon, very educational beautiful oysters to try and a nice place to visit. I think we all learnt a lot about oysters that we had no...More

Thank 1956Geoff
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Thanks Geoff Very glad you enjoyed our oyster experience as I have your kind review. We've had floods down here recently and have another east coast low bearing down on us so all that fresh will mean bigger better oysters next time Cheers Sponge

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic way to spend a Sunday afternoon out on the river learning all about oysters. The tour is informative, educational and fun. I now understand more about oysters than I ever have, which makes them even more delicious. If you like oysters this...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Thoroughly informative tour with the great host, Captain Sponge. Fulfils all that is promoted - ie viewing of the oyster farming process right down to how to shuck an oyster, with an opportunity to try it yourself. Most magical moment is in the eating of...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Very informative giving insights into the complexities of oyster farming. Sponge was very personable and ensured all participants got an A+ experience.

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Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi there, thanks very much for the review and always glad to hear folks enjoy their time with me as I do having them aboard. Trust the rest of your visit to our area was just as much fun! Cheers Sponge

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Captain Sponge's oyster farm tour was a full two hours on the water in his purpose designed boat that covered the a-z of Australian oysters from conception to the table. Sponge provided a full commentary during the two hours as we travelled from Pambula lake...More

Thank Mick P
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi Mick, Thanks for the review and "must do" is music to an oyster farmers ears. Cheers mate Sponge

Reviewed 30 January 2016

We learnt a lot with a smile on our faces. New types of oysters, various production techniques and in a beautiful and photogenic environment.

Thank George W
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Thanks George always nice to know that people enjoyed themselves aboard Always enjoy the trip around the lake myself... All the best Sponge

Reviewed 30 January 2016

If you love oysters, want to know where an how they grow this is for you. What about eating maybe the oysters in the world, then this is for you. It was wonderful to cruise on the lake and the guide, Captian Sponge real name,...More

Thank Jason C
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Onya Jason, Thanks for the rap mate and hope your year is a happy and prosperous one There is definitely something about that lake... Cheers Sponge

Reviewed 15 January 2016

An extremely pleasant tour of nearly 2 hours seeing and learning about something I love to eat. Sponge (Alan) gives an informative tour as you travel in his punt around Pambula Lake. He is entertaining and amusing and talks the entire time and will answer...More

Thank Marc D
Brett W, Owner at Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Hi Marc, Thanks for the review mate and hope the rain didn't catch you out on the way home...Cheers and all the best Sponge

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