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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 Eco friendly glass bottom vessel is proudly named the "Milbi" which carries the Butchulla meaning 'sea turtle".
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Having booked the New Years Eve sunset cruise aboard the Milbi, due to weather conditions, we were offered an alternate evening and so went the evening before.
Will and Jacqui are beautiful people as are all the team. Myself, my husband and daughter went out to Round Island and had the chance to walk around the island following a welcome dance from a Butchulla elder and his beautiful daughter. We were taught to history of K'Gari (Fraser Island) and the local area.
The food was amazing, champagne flowed and we had the most beautiful view of the sunset over Hervey Bay!
Definitely something we will do again and would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing evening cruise full of information and relaxation.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It certainly is very special watching Butchulla Elder Conway and his beautiful daughter bless us with Welcome to Country. Hope you can join us again sometime. :)

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great time all round the food was great lots of prawns and cold meats plenty of boos a didgeridoo player we landed on round island to watch the sunset very cool love love love

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for joining us on the Milbi Sunset and also for taking the time to provide feedback. The Milbi Sunset cruise is certainly special with the sounds of the didgeridoo playing while the sun sets behind the Urangan pier. Glad you enjoyed yourself :)

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The warm welcome I received on arrival at the Marina set the tone for the whole day!

The boat is plenty large enough but small enough to mingle with other guests. The team of three who looked after us/educated us, were outstanding, and a large part of what makes the trip special.

The tour itself is magica,l with plenty of turtle sightings, stunning scenery, beautiful waters to swim in during our Round Island stop and during the snorkeling further off shore. Added binus was yummy/plentiful food and great company.
You guys should be so proud of your operation!
Thanks to you all. Wouldn't have missed it for the world!!
Cheers
Jacqui

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Your feedback is truly appreciated. We enjoy the tour just as much as our lovely guests. We are proud of our operation, but its just so easy when you have the beautiful Great Sandy Straits to work with. Hope to see you back in Australia again one day. :)

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful day out on the water. Will and Jacqui were fantastic hosts sharing their knowledge and getting almost as excited as we were discovering turtles, dolphins and various forms of bird life. Swimming at Pelican Bank was stunning as was our walk around Round Island. Thank you for an incredible day.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for joining us on the Turtle Discovery tour. You are right, we do actually get just as excited as our guests. Every day is different on the water and everything we see is an absolute gift from nature. Glad you got to visit Pelican Banks, its certainly one of my favourite places! Hope to welcome you back to the Fraser Coast one day.

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