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Scenic Adventure Cruise

By Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler
Recommended by 96% of travellers
96% of reviewers gave this product a bubble rating of 4 or higher.
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AU$69.00
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Ages 0-100, max of 104 per group
Duration: 2h 30m
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Live guide: English
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  • Enjoy our delicious 2-Course lunch, a hearty meal served as a shared platter at your table. Desserts are served alternately. Menus change depending upon the season. See our menus at our website
  • Freshly brewed loose leaf tea and coffee are available from the Tea and Coffee bar at the end of the meal.
What's not included
  • Drinks from the bar are not included in the ticket price.


Start:
  • 6MP6+GM Jamisontown, 6MP6+GMF Jamisontown NSW, Australia
    Boarding for the Nepean Belle is from our Jetty, located next to the public boat ramp in Tench Reserve.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 132449P1

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 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 104 travellers

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    How much is Scenic Adventure Cruise?
    Scenic Adventure Cruise price starts from AU$70.83. Discover and book Scenic Adventure Cruise on Tripadvisor
    What is the Scenic Adventure Cruise cancellation policy?
    Scenic Adventure Cruise cancellation policy: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Discover and book Scenic Adventure Cruise on Tripadvisor
    Which company provides Scenic Adventure Cruise?
    Scenic Adventure Cruise is hosted by Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Scenic Adventure Cruise on Tripadvisor
    How much time do I need for Scenic Adventure Cruise?
    On average, this experience will take approximately 2h 30m. Discover and book Scenic Adventure Cruise on Tripadvisor

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    • You'll start at
      6MP6+GM Jamisontown
      6MP6+GMF Jamisontown NSW, Australia
      Boarding for the Nepean Belle is from our Jetty, located next to the public boat ramp in Tench Reserve.
      See address & details
    • Pass by
      Blue Mountains National Park
      Nepean River
    • You'll return to the starting point
    About the operator
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    • Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler
      238
      Australia
      Joined in June 2016
    • Patrick G
      0 contributions
      Wonderful cruise on the Nepean Belle
      Beautiful, picturesque cruise on the Nepean! Romantic, historic boat, friendly, helpful staff, lovely meal, excellent facilities, plenty of room, lovely view, no choppy water! You just want it to go on for ever and ever!
      Written 27 July 2023
    • Sal_terrae
      0 contributions
      Relaxing and enjoyable but lacking imagination.
      Relaxing and enjoyable but lacking imagination. Meal: Morning tea/coffee, great scones (one each), cream and jam, but would have enjoyed an extra round of scones to enjoy the large amount of cream. Ambience: Very relaxing, but limited and clichéd commentary. Wait staff/ deck crew: Very helpful and polite. Toilets: Cramped (but to be expected as it is a paddle streamer) Comfort: Very good.
      Written 23 April 2023
    • Calin P
      0 contributions
      Great lunch cruise with Captain Chris
      We had a great experience today for a lunch cruise on the Nepean river. It was a spur of the moment idea and we arrived without a booking. We were lucky that Chris found us a free table so we were able to get on board. The boat is very well set up and fully air conditioned. 5e seating can accommodate anything from a couple to large groups and is testimony to Captain Chris’s experience in running the cruise. The lunch menu had a very well cooked chicken breast accompanied by a great salad, pasta and a potato bake that was described as “good enough to get married for it”😂 Lemon meringue, dark chocolate cake and coffee completed the feast. Thank you Chris. The Tasmanians
      Written 19 March 2022
    • easy_shuffler
      0 contributions
      Great Way to spend a couple of hours
      Fantastic value for money and extremely enjoyable scenic cruise on a paddle steamer through the Nepean Gorge. Pick the lunch cruise and come hungry, the servings are huge !! Crew members are very friendly and the Captain very knowledgeable about the area, apart from an appetite all you need to bring is a bit of cash for drinks from the reasonable priced bar.
      Written 2 March 2021
    • cassglenn2
      0 contributions
      Do yourself favour and book a seat on the Harry Potter School holiday cruise
      Do yourself a favour and book a spot on the 2 hour school holiday Harry Potter cruise. We had a magical time on our cruise today and all ages from kids to adults were spellbound by the magic cruise of the cruise we had boarded. The kids were entertained and looked after from the start to the end and they all had fun playing games, winning prizes, colouring in and steering the paddele steamer. The food was nice and delicious. The cruise was nice an relaxing and the staff went above and beyond expectation to ensure everyone had a great time and enjoyed their time. I will be sure to recommend this cruise to everyone. This cruise will be a hit for all and was reasonably price, with the option choose your food prior to boarding.
      Written 21 January 2021
    • Beryl R
      0 contributions
      A most pleasant experience.
      We went on a luncheon cruise. First of all the boat itself as splendid - well fitted out, clean, roomy and all parts were accessible. Lunch when it came [on time] was excellent and sufficient, coffee was good and the dessert delicious. The cruise was scenic, amazing really and information was not over whelming. The experience and knowledge of the skipper was evident. The crew polite and friendly. We have been to and through Penrith many times and never ever thought of undertaking this cruise. That was our loss up to now. If you are in the area you must do this, it is 2 1/2 hours well spent.
      Written 2 December 2020
    • poida56
      0 contributions
      What a lovely way to spend a day.
      My wife’s bucket list included a ride on this paddle wheel boat and I arranged this for our anniversary. Chris and the staff are amazingly friendly, the food is gravest, the boat is so clean and the cruise would have to be one of the most relaxing 2.5 hrs I have ever done. The best part is the quiet - when you stop on the river it just feels like you and the birds. Captain Chris has played and worked on the Nepean since he was 10 yrs old and this shows when we talked to him about the history of the river and the sights therein. This isn’t ‘book read’ scripted but rather a quick snapshot of a life spent on or near this amazing waterway. And then there’s the food.... The lunch menu is a basic but well prepared spread which is fresh and oh so tasty, the surprise stop on the river is nice coffee, bickies and a chat with Chris and the others on the cruise. All in all a wonderful way to just sit and have a quiet look at some of Australia’s most rugged bush land from a vantage point on a beautiful old boat on a wonderful river. Thanks Chris and the team and we will be back to enjoy your company and service - with many many thanks.
      Written 1 October 2020
    • S1379ZUbrianf
      0 contributions
      Exploring the secret Nepean in comfort.
      We did the lunch cruise for 5.5 hours on the river with lunch and morning and afternoon teas. Food was great as was the scenery along this part of the Nepean which must be one of Sydney's best kept secrets. The boat was roomy and suitable for current requirements. Staff were friendly and helpful. Commentary was interesting and informative. Highly recommend.
      Written 29 September 2020
    • marksU7847XW
      0 contributions
      A hidden surprise!
      Went for a covid-aware outing, and spent an absolutely lovely day, cruising slowly up into the nepean river gorges area, and equally slowly downstream. The two course lunch, plus coffee, was more than adequate on a surprising relaxing few hours in one of the Sydney basins hidden surprises....a river gorge tour literally short kilometres from roads, and the maddening population/crowd, and yet so still and peaceful. Certainly do this before the western sydney airport goes in...in case the airport noise breaks the peaceful ambience. Excellent value for money.
      Written 27 September 2020
    • LMB1962
      0 contributions
      Great day out.
      I Recently went on the Physic Cruise with a very generous afternoon tea of scones with jam and cream. On this cruise I was alone and the staff made me feel welcome and made sure I had everything I needed in a completely Covid safe environment. I enjoyed it so much I went again 3 days later with a friend for a lunch cruise. OMG the food was so good and there was so much of it. The crew were so friendly and Captain Chris made the day with his knowledge of the area. I can’t recommend them enough.
      Written 1 September 2020
    • julyg260
      0 contributions
      Great view not impressed by reader
      I was on the psychic cruise yesterday . I loved the cruise itself staff were so friendly and the owner gave everyone such a warm welcome . We had some fruit platters and scones those were amazing tasted great . The only thing I would complain on was the reading it felt more like a text book reading they lady on the table near us also commented on the same reader saying a fortune cookie would have told her more . The reader with the pink hair was as disappointing as the Heavey rain we received. I would definitely go on the Nepean belle again but probably not a Psychic cruise because known my luck id get the same lady again .. Hopefully next time the sun will be shinning. The view is amazing
      Written 26 July 2020
    • 339jbm
      0 contributions
      AMAZING EXPERIENCE
      EVERYTHING! The bonfire and roasting marshmallows was so much fun. The food was amazing, my lamb shank melted like butter and the dessert.. the dessert was the best cake I've ever had. Apple rhubarb heaven. Highly recommend 🥰
      Written 27 June 2020
    • RobynGray1960
      0 contributions
      Psychic Cruise
      What a great way to spend the afternoon. Had a spot on reading with Jodie. Afternoon Tea was yummy. Captain Chris, Carol and all the crew were very friendly. The 3 hours went so fast. Looking forward to finding another reason to step aboard
      Written 23 February 2020
    • Graemer1955
      0 contributions
      Relaxing boat ride
      Very few of these Australian Family business with a friendly atmosphere around so close to the city. loved every minute of our 2 hour trip. Thanks Chris and his crew. Graeme
      Written 23 January 2020
    • Sharen-Bob
      0 contributions
      Great value and good food
      6 people for Sunday lunch, good food and reasonable cost for drinks. 2 1/2 hour's on a paddle steamer crusing the Nepean river. Would reckoned to anyone and would do this again.
      Written 18 January 2020
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    Maggie J
    7 contributions
    May 2021
    Went on the Paddle steamer for a lunchtime birthday party. The food and the cruise were excellent and Kirralee, the lady that served the drinks, coffee and helped out was fantastic. She was so pleasant and very helpful. I have lived in Sydney most of my life and did not know that this little gem existed. Would thoroughly recommend it for a fun day out.
    Written 17 May 2021
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    Thank you Maggie for such a wonderful review. I'm so glad you found us (we are known as the "best kept secret in the West") and enjoyed your time onboard. Our Kirra-Lee really is amazing :)
    Written 18 September 2023
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    CarlaMayM
    Sydney, Australia18 contributions
    Dec 2020
    A great way to experience the Hawkesbury-Nepean River and a great family day out, young and old! Seemless boarding experience, good quality food and multiple places on the upper and lower decks to take in views and fresh air. Covid-safe practices well executed. Great value for money, highly recommend!
    Written 7 December 2020
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    Thank you CarlaMayM for your review, we hope to see you again soon.
    Written 7 May 2021
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    Lieu J
    1 contribution
    Oct 2023 • Family
    The captain and staff are great .
    I got wrong directions , he was on phone guide me to the right directions .
    Staff came out looking for me ,
    Even the boat delay 7mins .
    After that The captain got me a bonus DRINK FOR FREE FOR ME AND FAMILY
    I’m very appreciates for what s they did for us even it was our faults
    I will definitely be back when I got time and will introduce for friends and relatives
    Written 20 November 2023
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    traveljojo
    Sydney, Australia40 contributions
    Had such a lovely lunch and cruise on the Belle. Food was simple and delicious. Staff were super friendly and allowed the kids to drive the boat. We stopped much further along the river for a cuppa on the riverbank which was so pretty. Lots of great info with a relaxed vibe. Even had a visit from Frosty the Snowman to give a Christmas lolly and have a photo.
    Excellent measures in place for social distancing, hygiene and spacing between tables.
    Kids and grandparents had a lovely time.
    Written 10 July 2020
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    Thank you traveljojo for your review, we are glad you enjoyed our Yulefest cruise.
    Written 7 May 2021
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    Tiffany D
    Warren, New South Wales, Australia6 contributions
    June 2022 • Couples
    We done the lunchtime cruise and loved it. The food was delicious and plenty of it had a lovely roast chicken with veggies and potato bake. And dessert was good too. The whole experience was very relaxing. I could see myself hiring this out for a party.
    Written 25 June 2022
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    Sabra M
    4 contributions
    Apr 2023
    What a wonderful trip and the food was absolutely amazing!! Such an old world charm and the staff were so welcoming and fun. We had a lunch tour and the food was so good while we cruised down the river. Such a relaxing experience and such a beautiful place to visit. Definitely recommend.
    Written 23 May 2023
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    Thank you so much for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed our beautiful 'Belle' and look forward to welcoming you onboard again in the future :)
    Written 18 September 2023
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    Carlo Pascaran
    Sydney, Australia8 contributions
    Oct 2019
    As they say, A Beautiful life is a collection of unforgettable moments and spending our Wedding Day Anniversary at the Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler was one of them. It was a lovely lunch cruise. The meals were wholesome and delicious. The scenic views were amazing. The Captain was very informative and all its crews were great. Thank you so much Nepean Belle for making our day really special.
    Written 31 October 2019
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    Blackheathen
    Greater Sydney, Australia23 contributions
    Aug 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed this experience. The scenery was stunning, food delicious and plentiful and the staff were friendly and couldn't do enough to ensure everyone had a great time. Captain Chris was great fun and delivered a wonderful commentary. Highly recommend this.
    Written 18 August 2019
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    Hi blackheathener, thank you for leaving such a lovely review. We enjoy providing a wonderful experience for our passengers on the Nepean Belle and receiving such positive feedback encourages us and tells us we are heading in the right direction! Keep an eye out for some new cruises coming in 2020!
    Written 31 October 2019
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    JohnC_From_Oz
    Bowral, Australia98 contributions
    Well worth the hours drive. Great trip if you want to do something a little different. We did a lunch cruise with the whole family. The boat has "areas" that can be allocated, and we got the back of the boat to ourselves. Our 4 yr old grandson had a wonderful time! As indicated in other reviews, the staff are great, the price is good value for a 2.5 hr cruise.The food isn't a gourmet experience, but its very nice. Parking is easy, and if you get there early, one of the biggest Coffee Clubs in Australia is right opposite. Note for the disabled; the only toilets are upstairs!
    Written 1 May 2014
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    Craig R
    1 contribution
    Oct 2021 • Couples
    Chris and his team were wonderful lunch was five star couldn’t fault anything. They catered for all our needs. This was our second trip with the team definitely won’t be our last. Thanks Chris
    Written 23 October 2021
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    Thank you Craig, it really was a pleasure :)
    Written 18 September 2023
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