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1 Old Bridge Rd, Nelson, Victoria 3292, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to duck out of the bush after 3 nights pack carrying (did 50/250km) along the Great South West Walk (GSWW) for this! No trip to Nelson is complete without the cruise down the memory lane along the Glenelg River to the Princess Margaret...More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Took the river cruise thinking the $30 (concession ) included the cave entry. It didn't but $47 for a 3 + hour interlude is quite amazing really. The cruise itself was lovely. Stunning & beautiful views. Heaps of birdlife & humanlife to peruse during the...More

1  Thank Nola H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Decided to take the cruise boat from the small town of Nelson (in Victoria on the coast) up to the Princess Margaret Rose Caves. The whole journey, including the 45 minute cave tour (fee extra), takes 3.5 hours along the lower sections of the Glenelg...More

Thank Indy215
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went on the cruise and the scenery was magnificent. Captain is a wealth of knowledge and food and drinks, alcohol too are available too. This trip stopped at the Princess Margaret Rose Caves and returned after viewing. The walk up is very steep.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We felt a bit special as Captain Don has a soft spot for our home State of Tasmania. This meant we got to sit in his cab for a chat while he steered us through the river. River not overly exciting except for the quaint...More

2  Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Driver very knowledgable about flora, bird life and history of the area- an excellent tour. Worth the extra money to do the cave tour too. An excellent afternoon on the beautiful river!

Thank Gerry T
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It was a warm sunny day cruising up the lower reaches of the Glenelg River. The Captain loves a chat and is very informative. There are snacks, drinks and icecream on board if you are feeling peckish. If you are energetic you can disembark and...More

1  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

If you have a few hours free and you're looking for a something to do in Nelson....do yourself a favour and get on board the river cruise to Princess Margaret Rose caves. River cruise is a family operated business starting at the ticket office through...More

3  Thank Kate H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was a lovely cruise along the Glenelg River and the captain and staff were very helpful and friendly, making the trip well-worth the price. My only criticism is that it wasn't made clear at the beginning or on the website that the cruise would...More

1  Thank Lincoln201682
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful cruise up the river. Funny cruising into vic then SA then back to vic for the caves. A pleasant journey that everyone would enjoy. Try n get a seat up the top under the cover just to be out of the sun with...More

1  Thank Bourkeys14
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