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Caloundra Cruises

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Address: Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5492 8280
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lovely and relaxing

My mother, sister and I today went on the cruise from Caloundra to Pelican Waters and back.. We had a lovely trip, stopping at the tavern for a nice meal. We were given a nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bundy K
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Bundaberg, Australia

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Bundaberg, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother, sister and I today went on the cruise from Caloundra to Pelican Waters and back.. We had a lovely trip, stopping at the tavern for a nice meal. We were given a nice time to relax over our meal without hurrying. I found the company very professional, from the time I emailed them to ask some questions, to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled on the caloundra cruise yesterday, This little boat was very well maintained and the skipper was very professional.The cruise lasted for 90 mins, going from pelican waters to caloundra and back. we were able to get close to bribe island and see some wildlife on the way back. would love of seen the marine park as well. if... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your a boatie and new to the area well worth doing this to assist with navigating Pumicestone passage , the skipper was Charlie on the day I went out great guy , I learned a bit more about the area and between commentary, he gave me some great tips and advice on the waterways great tour would do it... More 

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Thank Richard M
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have travelled with Caloundra Cruises many times, especially when our grandchildren and visitors join us but we still love to travel through the canals and Pumistone Passage at any given time on our own. It's very magical and very affordable. A wonderful experience

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Thank jennifersusan54
Brisbane
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Did the sunset cruise last night, with the added bonus of a full moon. I really enjoyed it. Ken was great and spent time where it was interesting - for example, we paused to watch some skydivers land - so its not the same on every trip. He pointed out the black swans and migratory birds, Enjoyed going close to... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have been on Caloundra Cruises a few times now, for different things, morning tea cruise, to photo a wedding, and more. Great Value, great owners, and a lovely thing to do morning, lunch or sunset - highly recommend it for those travelling to Caloundra to see some of the local wildlife, secluded beaches, Dolphins, Dugongs (if you are lucky),... More 

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Albury, Australia
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117 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to take our six & two year old grandchildren on the afternoon cruise; great idea and we all lived it. The price was very good, the cruiser is an exceptionally well maintained wooden cruiser. Not sure how old but such a beautiful old girl with closed in bottom deck and an open top deck. Brilliant commentary by Captain... More 

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Tarneit
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We did the 1.30 pm 90 min Smoothwater classic cruise. The captain was very informative and didn't rely on a pre-recorded spiel to impart his extensive local knowledge of the area. Boat is immaculate and well cared for. A great way to spend Sunday afternoon.

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Thank Cheryle K
Madeley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Wend on a short cruise (1.5hrs) yesterday. Well worth the $22 it cost. Relaxing and informative and a chance to see the area at a slower pace and from a different perspective.

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Thank Robert63C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A fantastic way to spend a birthday. We had the lucky experience of getting a private tour, due to several other no-shows. The skipper was an expert sailor, moving smoothly through the surf and channel. The historical and environment information was in depth, interesting and accurate, and his friendly manner made the whole experience worthwhile. A beautiful way to experience... More 

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