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Join us on board the Wagonga Princess and experience: The beautiful Wagonga Inlet and its wildlife Ecotourism for all ages Electrically-powered, whisper-quiet, environmentally-friendly vessel.Three generations of inlet history & oyster cultivation...more
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Riverview Road, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
All reviews scones electric motor devonshire tea rainforest walk oysters local history huon pine third generation relaxing cruise hour cruise wealth of knowledge bird life laid back sea eagles great trip charlie princess
Charlie provided a great cruise around the Wagonga Inlet. The boat was originally built in 1905 as a steam-powered vessel. It was later converted to diesel and then Charlie converted it to an electric motor. The joy of the electric motor is no exhaust fumes,...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018
We went on this cruise in 2004 and repeated it again this year on our next visit to Narooma. Charlie is so laid back, no bookings required at this time of year, just turn up at the cruising time. He is very informative about the...More
Date of experience: April 2018
Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018
Thank you for your comments, much appreciated and so glad you enjoyed a repeat visit.
Suggest booking though because if we don't get 4 booked in we cancel the cruise for that day at 11.30am.
When you take a trip on the Wagonga Princess, it’s a bit like going back in time. Charlie, your host, has an extensive knowledge of the history of Narooma and the inlet. He tells stories of the “old” days and his childhood and also explains...More
Date of experience: February 2018
Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018
Thanks for your very informative review, much appreciated.
We had a great 2 hour cruise today with skipper Charlie on Wagonga Inlet. The 100 year old quaint boat is electric powered and eco friendly which is very unique. Charlie is a life long 4th generation local n knows his local history. It is...More
Date of experience: February 2018
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Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018
Thank you for such a terrific review, all the very best.
great chilled out inlet cruise. Charlie was very informative. However we were disappointed to find out that there was no devonshire tea - which was advertised on our brochure and not mentioned that it wasnt happening ( due to the scone maker passing away earlier...More
Date of experience: November 2017
Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
Thank you for taking the time to do a review. Firstly the price has been lowered from $35 to $30 and before that we hadn't raised the price for many years. The brochure also says "Devonshire teas when available" and we do make customers aware...More
Great two hour cruise on an electric ran huon pine boat. Charlie was quite knowledgeable of the area being a third generation resident and having run the tour for 30 years. Great scenery and very good value - $30 per person. When driving along Riverside...More
Date of experience: September 2017
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Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017
Thank you very much, glad you enjoyed it - Charlie
The Wagonga Princess is a 1905 Huon Pine vessel powered by an electric motor and therefore very quiet. Not only did this add to the tranquillity of the cruise, it also allowed us to come close to some of the birdlife on the inlet.
Date of experience: March 2017
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Helena B, Owner at Wagonga Inlet Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017
Thank you for your terrific comments and glad you enjoyed the cruise - Charlie
Response from Helena B | Property representative |
Hi, yes we have the 3 hour Devonshire tea cruises Sun, Wed & Fri 1-4pm, depending on numbers, we need 6 for the Devonshire tea cruise and Charlie will do a 2 hour cruise (only) if we have 4 where he goes further up the... More
Hi, yes we have the 3 hour Devonshire tea cruises Sun, Wed & Fri 1-4pm, depending on numbers, we need 6 for the Devonshire tea cruise and Charlie will do a 2 hour cruise (only) if we have 4 where he goes further up the inlet. Hope that answers your query.