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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

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Discover the wonders of the Great Sandy Marine Park. Explore Round Island, swim, snorkel, relax. Join us on our search for turtles, dolphins, dugongs, reef fish and seabirds. Educational, guided ecotours available from morning through to sunset. Our...more
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Buccaneer Drive | Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorgeous day aboars the ‘Milbi’. A relaxing trip to Pelican Banks which was absolutely stunning. Crew were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough - lunch, refreshments, answering questions etc. enjoyed the historical information on the Great Sandy Straits they shared along the way. The cultural...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I booked on this trip as it was smaller than the other boats and it was a good decision as this was much more personal. The owner and Joe were the crew and they were both excellent hosts. We saw turtles, snorkelled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin P
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves, and by the sounds of it Joe Joe kept you well entertained. Hope to see you back on the Fraser Coast again one day. Kind regards, Jacqui

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 4 hr eco tour with Will andJoe. A very worth while tour Joe was very knowledgeable and at times humorous. We did snorkelling, as well as a walk (and show) on a small island, very memorable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pozichris
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to review our experience, and we are very happy that you had a memorable day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so looking forward to this tour after reading about the tour and the previous reviews. But I was very disappointed. It was cancelled two days in a row due to north easterly winds, but went ahead on a day where south-westerly winds were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jet51379243171
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, we did cancel two days the winds were very high. The day we decided to go out, the winds that appeared were not predicted that is why we decided to go ahead with the tour. Much to our customers...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The day would have been perfect if the weather permitted: + nice, knowledgeable and witty guides + lots of insights of Aboriginal culture + jokes to brighten up the weather + good food and snacks - no snorkelling as the weather did not allow that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martyna_polska
JacquiB453, General Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We do monitor the weather very closely, however localised conditions can alter the weather at any stage. Hervey Bay is generally blessed with beautiful weather all year around it was unfortunate that it turned on your tour. Glad...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great trip yesterday, skipper and Jo were great! Jo kept us totally entertained, brilliant!! Unfortunately due to recent weather it was not as clear as usual and we only had 2 very very brief sightings, the trip was still brilliant and enjoyable! Would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hannah E
JacquiH472, General Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Well thank you so much for your wonderful review on the Turtle Discovery tour. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you back in Hervey Bay again one day. Regards, Jacqui

Reviewed 5 October 2018

We went on the Turtle Discovery at 10.30 this morning, very well organised and at a good pace. Captain Wil was very knowledgable and he was assisted by Joe who s very funny and entertaining in a shy way. Went out to the reef, snorkelled...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kchp2oz
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, we truly appreciate it. Hope to see onboard the Milbi again one day, Jacqui.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

3 hr trip in protected bay looking for marine life depending on weather conditions maybe onto reef or landing on woody island . Not worth snorkelling there . Maybe reef would have been better. Joe our aboriginal tour guide was more than excellent with his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chrisgE3392MH
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Turtle Discovery Tour. Yes, the reef is weather/tidal dependant. I'm sure at the time of your visit we were experiencing very high tides, this make its very difficult to snorkel/view the reef. Glad you saw some...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We booked the 4hr discovery cruise and at the time of booking and departure the weather looked fine. The first half of our cruise was very relaxed and our venture over to Pelican Banks was well worth the visit. We were given valuable information about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andrea2017203
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much. We remember the day well, the weather sure did take an unexpected turn. Wil has been at sea for over 40 years, his experience is invaluable and yes, safety always comes first. I'm very glad you managed to experience Pelican Banks,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited Hervey Bay and we were keen to do the Milbi Sunset and Turtle Discovery and we were so glad we did the Turtle Discovery was awesome Will went out of his way to help us have a snorkel on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you so very much for reviewing both our tours, Turtle Discovery and the Milbi Sunset. They are both very different tours, each with its own uniqueness. We are so glad you enjoyed both and hope to see you back in Hervey Bay again one...More

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