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Free Spirit Cruises

15 Little St | Waterline Boat Shed, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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I'm onboard now. Absolutely stunning scenery, expert comment, luscious lunch. What a way to share... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amanda N
,
Hazelbrook, Australia
via mobile
Tasty lunch while cruising the waterways

Both my husband and I enjoyed a 2/12 hour cruise today. The commentary was very informative and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Raymond C
,
Sydney, Australia
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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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“lunch cruise” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
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15 Little St | Waterline Boat Shed, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm onboard now. Absolutely stunning scenery, expert comment, luscious lunch. What a way to share your day with your dad (90) and husband. A must when you visit Forster.

Thank Amanda N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Both my husband and I enjoyed a 2/12 hour cruise today. The commentary was very informative and the lunch provided was lovely and topped off with hot apple pie and tea. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Raymond C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great service, even saw dolphins swimming with the cuirse, beautiful weather, fabulous commentary which made the cruise very interesting

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A 2 & 1/2 hour cruise on the waterway around Forster and Wallis Lakes was very relaxing. Live commentary by the skipper Peter with a beautiful light lunch provided with dessert, tea & coffee. Drinks available on board @ reasonable prices. Great value for money...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Great cruise to explore the waterways around Forster. Excellent commentary and very insightful. Probably more suited for adults in my opinion as our 10yr old was rather bored with the information (which we felt was great) Lunch, a fresh damper roll, a few slices of...More

1  Thank Carole B
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 1/2 hour luncheon Trip on the ferry, the skipper was very interesting telling us the history of the Wallis lake area, taking us into areas only accessible by water, made easy by the king tide peaking during the trip, explaining...More

1  Thank annevanheel
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Food and drinks were great and not expensive, and the whole lake experience was second to none, only criticism would be that Capt Peter keeps up the the documentary to inform us, where we were on the lake as its so big you just didn't...More

1  Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

What a wonderful way to spend a sunny Sunday - cruising beautiful Wallis Lake, looked after by a friendly crew and very knowledgeable skipper. We would definitely recommend this cruise to all and sundry. A geat day out!

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Was blessed with a very sunny day after a week of windy,cold and a couple of wet day. The boat isn't the newest or prettiest in the world but it is ideal. Plenty of room and also protection against the elements is there if required....More

Thank Martin D
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Peter M, Owner at Free Spirit Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much Martin for taking the time to post a review and I am glad that you enjoyed the day with us.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We did the luncheon cruise. It was a lovely day - not too hot or cold. As we headed off the captain got a call that there were 3 people who missed the boat. He turned the boat around and went back into the jetty...More

2  Thank Fiona S
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Peter M, Owner at Free Spirit Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks Fiona for taking the time to write a review. Love to hear that you enjoyed the cruise. I hope that we catch up again.

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Helen S
26 March 2017|
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Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Hi Helen, I received your email too and have booked you in Many thanks and I look forward to seeing you then
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DianeC380
10 June 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Hi Di In August we will be running our Wallis Lake lunch cruises Departing at 1130am Duration is 2.5 hours Cost is $55 adults $50 concession Thanks so much
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