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“Excellent”

Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Pambula
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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
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.

Thank Pathfinder439303
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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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