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Free Spirit Cruises

#2 of 10 Tours in Forster
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: 15 Little Street | Waterline Boat Shed, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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The Free Spirit Cruises the aquamarine waters of Wallis Lake at Forster,...

The Free Spirit Cruises the aquamarine waters of Wallis Lake at Forster, NSW. Lunch is freshly prepared on board and served to your table. Wildlife is abundant, including frequent sighting of pelicans, black swans, oyster catchers and sea eagles to name but a few. Dolphins are frequently sighted in Wallis Lake and the occasional sea turtle. There have been rarer sightings of dugong and even a fur seal in the lake. Take in lunch and be part of the conversation, perhaps partaking in a beverage from the fully licensed bar. Learn a little of the areas history, both aboriginal and european, the commercial fishing and aquaculture industries and about our unique environment. The Free Spirit makes the perfect venue for a get together with family and friends. Book today...you'll love it!

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We celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary on the evening cruise & it was an enjoyable voyage around Wallis Lake. The food was nice, there was plenty to drink & the crew were... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary on the evening cruise & it was an enjoyable voyage around Wallis Lake. The food was nice, there was plenty to drink & the crew were terrific friendly people.

1 Thank SteveMavo
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely relaxed cruise on Wallis Lakes. The day was hot, cooled by breezes off the lake. Plenty of dolphins, pelicans and black swans. With a light fresh lunch, a most enjoyable time.

Thank Judy W
Copacabana, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

My 11 year old daughter and I enjoyed a Free Spirit lunch cruise on a recent weekend in Forster. Even though we didn't see any dolphins (not guaranteed in the lake), we thoroughly enjoyed our 2 1/2 hour cruise around the lake. We saw plenty of birdlife, enjoyed a simple but delicious lunch with dessert, enjoyed the commentary and my... More 

Thank Copa6
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent value and very relaxing the food was nice and it was a nice way to spend two and a half hours

Thank jolls57
Sedgefield, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

A 3 1/2 hour cruise on Wallis Lake. The pilot gave us a running commentary and was able to assist with any questions we had. An excellent lunch was included in the price and the boat had excellent viewing decks inside and out.

Thank Lea D
Sydney, Australia
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216 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went on the full day wine cruise. Departed Forster 10am back at 5pm. The cruise took us up the lake to Coolongolook having lunch along the way. Nothing fancy, a bread roll, salad and cold meat but fresh and well presented. Served to everyone on individual plates. Once at the end of the lake we were transported by bus... More 

Thank Europahol
Forster, Australia
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992 reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

We are returning guests to the Free Spirit. We went along for a different type of adventure on this occasion. We cruised up through the lake and went up to Coolongolook. On the way Peter our skipper gave us some interesting history and information on the places we passed. We were served morning tea and then further along a lovely... More 

Thank Anita T
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Peter is a great host and put together a wonderful experience for our wedding guests. Between our wedding and reception we organised the Free Spirit to take our guests on a 3 hour cruise of Wallis Lake for afternoon tea. This had the added bonus that while the boat picked up in Forster, it could dock right at our reception... More 

Thank Zalgariath
Umina Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A most pleasant 2 1/2 hour cruise on the Wallis Lakes which included salad platter with roast beef and turkey with a damper bun. Then for desert apple pie and cream plus tea or coffee. The onboard commentary was excellent and the icing on the cake was sighting three lots of dolphins. A most enjoyable way to take in the... More 

Thank iangC8256RX
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

It was a great 3 hour cruise with excellent commentary and lunch. I learnt sooo much about oysters, water cleanliness, living on island I commend this to anyone with half a day to spare in Forster

Thank Jandmb255060

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