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“Go for a cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Swan River

Swan River
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US$128.50*
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Swan Valley Wine Cruise from Perth
Ranked #4 of 178 things to do in Perth
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Perth's favourite playground, the Swan River is a stunning waterway which winds its way from the Darling Scarp to Fremantle. This natural attraction is popular location for Perth locals and visitors to enjoy a day out boating, fishing, skiing, paddling, swimming, picnicking or simply enjoying its vista.Rich in environmental and cultural values, the Swan River was named Derbal Yerrigan by the local Aboriginals who believe that the river was created by the rainbow serpent ‘Waugal’, a dreamtime spirit taking the form of a giant snake. It is believed that the Waugal created creeks, waterholes, lakes and valleys on its journey to the ocean.
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“Go for a cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

and see Perth from the water. It also cooler on a hot day.

Visited February 2012
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“Cruise to Freemantle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Took a lovely scenic narrated cruise on the Swan to Freemantle. Spent some fun time in Freemantle and took the train back to the city.

Visited February 2012
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Perth, Western Australia
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“Wonderful trip to Fremantle!! Entertaining commentary. Personality plus ;)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

My husband and I took a trip from Perth to Fremantle. The lady at the window was friendly and funny, and even though we live in Perth, told me things I didn't know about my own home city! She speaks many languages too - I heard her speak Mandarin and I think Spanish.

The trip was excellent - heaps to see (more than I expected!) and the commentary was hiarious, we were kept very entertained the entire time. Had a lovely time in Freo, and the trip back on the boat was relaxing and we were exhausted.

I highly recommend Golden Sun Cruises - have been on a couple of other boats on the Swan and this one was by far the best, funniest and most informative!!

Visited February 2012
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“Lovely Boat Ride”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

A Cruise from Perth to Fremantle and back on the Swan River. An excellent commentary was provided with all the relevant sights being covered. A nice way to fill in a couple of hours.

Visited February 2012
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Washington
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“Most expensive House tour from Perth to Fremantle.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Wow - at the houses/estates on the Swan River cruise and the prices!! One house just sold for Aus $ $67 million (about US$75 million) and many house were in the $25-$30 million range. Perth is in the top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Visited February 2012
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