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Address: Coode Street Jetty, Perth, Western Australia 6151, Australia
Phone Number: +61 408 926 003
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Sailing on the Swan for beginners

A thoroughly enjoyable time spent with my husband and sons (16 and 20) learning how to catch the breeze on a catamaran. Enjoyed picking up speed and seeing the city fly by with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jillhturner

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A thoroughly enjoyable time spent with my husband and sons (16 and 20) learning how to catch the breeze on a catamaran. Enjoyed picking up speed and seeing the city fly by with warm water on the toes. Patient instruction for beginners by the owner including clear notification of best sailing area for weather conditions of the day. The lack... More 

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Stawell, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband recently participated in the Funcats on the Swan River in Perth and had an absolutely wonderful time. The pricing is also really reasonable. The owner does a comprehensive safety drill and explains the lay out of the river and best places to go to receive a good and safe experience. We were lucky as the weather was perfect... More 

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Funcats, Owner at Funcats Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us such a great review. We are delighted your husband enjoyed sailing with us and hope you have a chance to come back soon. Glad you were able to get out on a nice day....over the past couple of weeks they have been a little hard to find! More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is my most favourite thing to do, I have no idea how to sail, I hit my head a few times on the boom but to be able to take out a catamaran and sail to the city was incredible.

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Funcats, Manager at Funcats Watersports, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Angela. Really glad you enjoyed sailing with us. We have recently purchased new boats that do not have a boom. Still fun to sail but no risk of having a bump on the head! More 

Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is a fun way to spend some time enjoying the beautiful Swan River. It is true when they say you don’t need any experience, they carefully run through how to sail. Please note this is cash only business. It was great feeling flying across water.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I rented a kayak and went up the Swan River until my arms got tired. Then I let the river take me back - although I still had to paddle. It was a lot of fun. Andrew at Funcats made it very easy for me. I had contacted him prior to my trip with some queries which he answered straight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

My husband wanted to take some visiting family out onto the Swan River on a Surf Cat. I went with not much enthusiasm, but it was truly fabulous. Very easy to operate and the staff was wonderful. We even had a pod of dolphins swim past us. Well worth $50 for an hour.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

My husband and I have always wanted to try sailing and this was a great opportunity. Fun & relaxing!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome day over on the west coast sailing and kayaking! We had one hour on a Hobie cat - very easy and awesome staff to teach! And then one hour on a single and double kayak with the whole family. Will be back next time we are in Perth!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Visited Funcats for a sail on the Swan River with no sailing experience at all. Very friendly staff couldn't do enough to help and gave us a very thorough lesson, which ensured we had a great sail. Would definitely recommend Funcats if you are looking for a bit of fun in Perth!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

I would definitely not recommend Funcats. My friend and I hired stand up paddle boards from them and as we were about to hire them we observed one of their catamaran that was not being used sailing away into the river. The lady behind the counter almost joked about it saying "oh one of our boats is running away" and... More 

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