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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

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Buccaneer Drive | Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 6888
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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 Eco friendly glass bottom vessel is proudly named the "Milbi" which carries the Butchulla meaning 'sea turtle".
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Buccaneer Drive | Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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+61 7 4125 6888
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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing day on this tour with the Milby crew. It is realtively rare to find a tour company completely run by aboriginal people, educating visitors about local knowledge and wisdom from the land and ocean. I learned a lot and feel very...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Turtle Discovery tour! The tour is certainly a very personalised cultural experience of which we are very proud of. We hope to see you Hervey Bay again one day.

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Turtle Discovery tour,informative ,snorkeling swimming lunch ,great atmosphere, big thank you to all staff from the office to boat

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on the Turtle Discovery and for taking the time to write a review. We hope to welcome you back to the Fraser Coast one day.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to thank the Milbi crew for making my daughter and her fiancé’s day so special. They went out of their way to ensure everything went smoothly, stopping off at Pelican banks, providing a bottle of bubbly and being just so obliging . Thanks...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was our pleasure!! So wonderful to be a part of a very special moment in their lives.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 4 hour Turtle discovery tour. Wil, Joe and the whole Eco-Marine staff were excellent hosts. The water clarity was great for snorkelling. The gear provided is new and clean [something to be wary of, you don't want a mouldy snorkel!] and the...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for taking a moment to review our Turtle Discovery Tour. We truly appreciate your comments and thank you for commending our crew, we are so proud of our Milbi family.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip on the Milbi, the first one being on a hot Summers day this year, and again today, being a cool winters day with light showers. Both days were fantastic in different ways, and we were able to travel to different...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Turtle Discovery Tour, and thank you for travelling with us again. It is interesting that each tour is different in terms of what we see and do. Dusty and Tahlia are both wonderful, we...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day. Thank you to all. Weather might have been against us however the kids and I had a great time. Friendly and genuine staff who were knowledgeable about the area and the marine habitat

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for leaving a review for our tour and we are so pleased you enjoyed your day despite a bit of weather. Hope to see you again on the Fraser Coast one day.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We made enquiries about this tour as we were apprehensive about the weather conditions. We were strongly reassured that they would be sure to make this a great trip that would not disappoint. As it turned out the rains had caused poor visibility and the...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our business. We certainly appreciate the opinions of our passengers. It is unfortunate that the weather did not meet your expectations. At check in, we advise that snorkelling over the reef will be available,conditions permitting. I apologise...More

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