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Boat Cruising In Australia

As is to be expected of a vast country where many of the activities are based on and around the water, cruising in Australia is a hugely popular pastime with plenty of options. Cruise packages take in all corners of this diverse country and range in duration from just a few hours to several days.

Among the most popular boat tours in Australia are cruises in Sydney Harbour, which typically include an a la carte dinner and entertainment aboard an authentic paddle wheel vessel. In Melbourne, packages usually include a tour along the Yarra River into Hobsons Bay and Willamstown, a trip with some superb city views.

In the Gold Coast, it is possible to take a tall ship trip, which includes a seafood dinner and a tour of the Surfers Paradise area, while Western Australia offers cruising options a little off the beaten track. These take in the stunning Ningaloo Reef, a largely untouched ecosystem that manages to escape the crowds seen at the more famous Great Barrier Reef.

Tasmania is an ideal place to take an Australia cruise due to its position and the fact that it is an island; expect choppy conditions on the Bass Strait that separates the island from the mainland.

A boat trip around Hobart Harbour is a must for any visitor here, while more remote cruises in and around the island include eco tours. As these make the most of Tasmania’s pristine scenery, there really is no better way to see Australia.

 

Paddlesteamers Melbourne and Rothbury tour – New South Wales

Murray River Cruises on board historic paddleboats Paddlesteamer Melbourne Paddle Vessel Rothbury All cruises depart from Mildura Wharf…

Blue Horizon tour – Queensland

Blue Horizon is a brand new 12 metre powered catamaran with full walk around deck and spacious viewing decks. Small numbers of passengers ensure a…

Melbourne Penguin Tours tour – Victoria

Penguin tour and Sunset Cruise The best ‘back to nature’ event in Melbourne, every night of the year, just 5 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. Witness…

Mary River Park tour – Northern Territory

Situated 32 kilometres from Kakadu National Park, Mary River Park is on the banks of the Mary River in a tranquil bushland setting. Travellers can…

A B Sea Cruises tour – Queensland

A B Sea Cruises offers daily service from Manly to St Helena Island National Park for history brought to life by an award winning theatre troupe on a…

Brisbane Star Cruises tour – Queensland

Brisbane Star Cruises have great pleasure in introducing you to their charming vessel ‘The Brisbane Star’. Their aim is to make your cruise as…

River City Cruises tour – Queensland

Sit back, relax and enjoy a one and a half hour cruise on the beautiful Brisbane River. Admire the spectacular cityscape, riverside parks and…

Murrumbidgee Explorer tour – New South Wales

1 hour cruise aboard the Murrumbidgee Explorer on the beautiful Murrumbidgee River…

Gold Coast Gondolas tour – Queensland

Experience the true magic of the Gold Coast as you cruise the majestic canals with your partner or friends aboard your own exclusive luxury gondola…

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