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The Chinese Junk

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“fish and chips”(43 reviews)
“sunset cruise”(26 reviews)
“hastings river”(27 reviews)
Go back in time and board the Chinese Junk which is an altogether different experience - she is a vintage authentic Chinese junk and an extremely comfortable boat. Be lulled on one of their two hour trips and enjoy either a yummy morning tea scenic...more
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Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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All reviews fish and chips sunset cruise hastings river informative commentary tea and coffee couple of hours enjoyable afternoon enjoyable cruise points of interest visiting port take photos sean boat dolphins nibbles
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went with a group from Zonta as there was a workshop in Port Macquarie. My wife & I came down from Armidale. It was a great night with Capt Shaun in sparkling form with witty comments and excellent local knowledge. "Junk" food(lol) and pleasant...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank psh137
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I agree with some other comments about the boat being scruffy. However, it was an enjoyable evening watching the sunset and cruising around some of the canals looking at the homes. A few fish jumping but no other sea life but probably not the right...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 4942foodie
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable afternoon cruise on the boat. It was a beautiful day and Ginny was a friendly and informative host. We were lucky enough to see two pods of dolphins and they swam right next to the boat which was fantastic. Afternoon...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My second time on the Junk and it is still scruffy and run down and very cramped. Pleasant being on the water cruising up and down for two hours but very difficult to eat and drink as there is no room at all for that....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Juliet S
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

What a great time, Sean You truly are a great tour guide and comedian, thank you for a great time, our family enjoyed every moment..... we will be back ...... hope you enjoyed the beers I left you mate.......thank you

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mechanic01
ChineseJunk, Owner at The Chinese Junk, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thanks for your kind words, Your photos are fantastic Hope to see you again soon The Team @ The Cruise Terminal

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

What a great time. We were able to see a pod of dolphins & the skipper traveled us next to them for ages. The skipper was informative, friendly & enjoyed a laugh. Our kids 6,5 & 18 months we're all able to steer the boat....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank feanny7
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed the pre-dinner cruise on the Chinese Junk, it was very relaxing and the skipper was very friendly and informative.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on the Chinese Junk. My daughter got to steer the boat, she loved it. Seating was very comfortable and tea and coffee was on board. We took the lunch cruise. Food was lovely we had the grilled fish and chips. We...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I now been on The Junk eight times and can honestly say have never been disappointed. The cruise provides an opportunity to showcase Port Macquarie ....its water ways, marine life, especially the Dolphins and bird life are just some examples. The informative, interesting and sometimes...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Erica N
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely relaxing evening on the junk with my mum and nan was had last night. We had the grilled fish and chips on board and it was delicious. Ginny was a wonderful driver and hostess and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

Date of experience: January 2017
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