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Lonsdale Eco Cruises

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| Cunningham Quay, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 413 666 638
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Relaxing and exhilarating

Our cruise with Lonsdale Eco Cruises was a fabulous few hours. The captain's knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Judi M
Awesome Tour

I was on this tour today and it was unbelievable...the hosts were very accommodating and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tina W
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Wollongong, Australia
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A leisurely 3hr cruise from Lakes Entrance through to Metung , staying onboard but visiting many places of interest including The Entrance to see the beautiful 90mile beach & Bass Strait , Keep a look out for seals & our resident Dolphins , numerous bird life & wildlife & of course Mels famous scones cooked onboard as you cruise , tea/herbaltea/coffee,biscuits & nice cold water provided in your ticket price but are most welcome to BYO drinks or a picnic lunch ! Bathroom facilities onboard !
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“scones” (115 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (16 reviews)
“bird life” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Cunningham Quay, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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+61 413 666 638
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our cruise with Lonsdale Eco Cruises was a fabulous few hours. The captain's knowledge of the marine wildlife and history of the area in his commentary was exceptional. The crew went out of their way to make us feel comfortable, with freshly baked scones, jam...More

Thank Judi M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on this tour today and it was unbelievable...the hosts were very accommodating and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this to all. The scones were to die for. Thankyou for a great day 😀

Thank Tina W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday my husband and myself spent the most wonderful afternoon cruising the beautiful Gippsland Lakes, learning about the abundance of wildlife and history of the area. The highlight for me was leaning over the bow of the boat watching the dolphins dance & play in...More

Thank Sandi-Kate H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get a 2-for-1 deal for this cruise but even at full price, it would have been great value. Surprisingly mild weather for winter, bright blue sky and sunshine, made for a wonderful 3.5 hour cruise around the lakes area of...More

Thank MsPraxis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The professional Captain Tony, handles the boat with ease as he takes you to the entrance of the lake system to see the seals. His constant flow of information keeps you focused and interested as you travel the lake up to Metung. He knows it...More

Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one the most scenic, best value cruises that have been on. The skipper and wife go out of their way to make sure that you see everything possible. The scones and cream so tasty.

Thank Larry N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So very friendly and great value for money. Educational and operators are so very accommodating. Could be inside or outside so weather does not matter. Afternoon tea was provided that was delicious. Would certainly recommend as a tourist local or otherwise

Thank Lesley R
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day, although it was a little cool, the water was calm & the sun shining. Tom, the captain, gave an informative tutorial on the history of the Lakes Entrance settlement. He took us to see a seal colony & was very...More

Thank KathB519
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great trip, dolphins seals and loads of birds and scenery. Great hosts and lovely scones. An excellent trip and our teenage boys loved it!

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We did a three hour cruise with this company. We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. There is plenty of outside or inside seating and the skipper gives a very informative talk as we sail slowly around the lakes. We were lucky enough to see fur seals...More

Thank helee999
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Oh my , my apologies I actually didn’t realise you can get trip advisor messages ! But hope all your answers got answered ! Kind regards Mel 🐬💙⚓️🧜🏻‍♀️-Lonsdale Scenic-Eco Cruises
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