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The Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise from Hobart provided by Peppermint Bay Day Cruises

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The Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise from Hobart

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Explore the Derwent River and Peppermint Bay on this half-day cruise from Hobart. Listen to your captain and guide for in-depth information about the area and its animal inhabitants, such as dolphins that often swim alongside the boat. Cruise through the D’Entrecasteaux Channel to end up at the Peppermint Bay Hotel, where you stop for an included waterside lunch.
  • Tour from Hobart to Peppermint Bay on a catamaran for views from the water 
  • Learn about the history, culture, and environment of the area from a guide 
  • Relax and enjoy the scenery while a captain takes care of navigation 
  • Locally sourced lunch at the Peppermint Bay Hotel
What to Expect
Arrive at the Brooke Street Pier for your cruise's departure; step on board, find a comfortable seat, and enjoy the scenery while the captain takes care of the navigation. This cruise allows you to travel to Peppermint Bay via the pleasant water route and relax along the way. Travel down to the Derwent River and through the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, where dolphins often accompany the boat. Listen to your guide's commentary about the area's culture, history, and environment to learn much more than you would on your own. When you arrive in Peppermint Bay, disembark at the Peppermint Bay Hotel for a lunch made from locally sourced produce. Take a stroll around Woodbridge and enjoy views across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel to Bruny Island before returning to Hobart in the pleasant, relaxing way you came.
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Important Information
Departure Point
7-9 Franklin Whrf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Transport by luxury catamaran
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Restroom on board
  • Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, and Lactose-free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date of travel or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul G wrote a review Mar 2020
Mansfield, Australia64 contributions18 helpful votes
A 5 hour round trip cruise from hobart to peppermint bay restaurant. Very modern decor with great sea views from the restaurant. Set menu which was surprisingly good. Especially the 16 hour slowed cooked shoulder of lamb. Short opportunity to shop at the local craft shop (which
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David M wrote a review Feb 2020
Port Arthur, Australia23 contributions5 helpful votes
What a way to spend a leisurely day in Hobart. We travelled down the Derwent River to Peppermint Bay where there was a great 4 course ready for us to enjoy. After lunch we strolled up to the village before getting back on board.
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alanmorris4 wrote a review Feb 2020
Beenleigh, Australia60 contributions17 helpful votes
Wonderful detailed cruise from Hobart to Peppermint Bay, where we enjoyed a great lunch at the Peppermint Bay Hotel. The captain and crew of Peppermint Bay Cruises took great care of us along the way, with on board refreshments being readily available. The captain was giving
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Date of experience: January 2020
Anne J wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Visited Hobart on Majestic Princess. Only disappointment whole cruise was Peppermint Bay Cruise tour: would not recommend this to anyone. Over priced and very disappointing. Group of 28 were sandwiched on a long table. We couldn’t move without elbowing each other. If we wanted
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Peppermint Bay C, Cruise Team at The Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise from Hobart
Responded 9 Jan 2020
We are disappointed to hear about your less than satisfactory experience with us on the Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise. We appreciate your feedback, and have taken into account your comments about the tight, long table seating. We provide all tour operators who sell our product with correct and up to date information, so we apologise on behalf of Majestic Princess about their misrepresentation of our product to you. We take all feedback onboard as an opportunity to improve our product and service, as well as that of the tour operators who help sell our product.
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Rod M wrote a review Oct 2019
59 contributions4 helpful votes
We had been down to Woodbridge and Peppermint Bay hotel by road but always wanted to go on the cruise. Weather was sunny and water was smooth. Catamaran was comfortable and skipper was informative pointing out landmarks and things of interest along the way. Lunch was great and
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By: Peppermint Bay Day Cruises
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We set out from Brooke Street Pier at 11.30am on a perfect Sunday morning aboard the Peppermint Bay catamaran. The
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We enjoyed a leisurely cruside along the Derwent to Peppermint Bay where we had lunch at the hotel. I'm a fussy eat
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Great Channel Trip
We gad a very pleasant trip down the Channel seeing both sides of the River Derwent. Saw the Taroona HS where Prin
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Wonderful way to spend an anniversary
The dinner and cruise exceeded our expectations. The food was wonderful, local tassie produce. We spent our 10 year
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Jenny C
A different view of Hobart
A wonderful view of Hobart and even some wildlife thrown in. A narrator told us about all the scenery on the way an
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Diana H
Highly recommend
Absolutely awesome day. Very well put together. Well worth the money and the food was absolutely amazing. We had a
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Vicky W
Peppermint Bay Cruise
Very disappointing cruise, although the journey itself was fine, the food was dreadful. I’m a vegetarian and I got
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Artie S
Fabuouls trip down the Derwent
We had a wonderful day on the catamaran and then also at the Restaurant at the bay. Great commentary on the way dow
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Steve B
Great trip
We had a great trip thank you the boat crew was very polite and cheery the lunch was excellent we have already told
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Outstanding evening cruise on the Derwent
The hospitality was excellent, the weather perfect and the choice of touring route showed Hobart off brilliantly. T
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Hayden C
Cannot fault. A fantastic day out for lunch. Excellent hosts and friendly staff and informative commentary about lo
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Great value for money
We went on a girls weekend and had such a great day. It was great value for money, the food was delicious and it's
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David G
New Years Day Treat
We decided to start 2018 off on the right foot by ticking off one of our bucket list items and were completely thri
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Jennifer B
Peppermint Bay Cruise
A wonderful day on the river. The boat was comfortable, staff attentive and informative and scenery beautifully rel
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Brilliant New Year's Eve Package
We participated in the New Year's Eve cruise and had the most sensational evening. All of the staff were super frie
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