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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

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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...more
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Buccaneer Drive | Berth 5 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

I was so looking forward to this tour after reading about the tour and the previous reviews. But I was very disappointed. It was cancelled two days in a row due to north easterly winds, but went ahead on a day where south-westerly winds were...More

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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Yes, we did cancel two days the winds were very high. The day we decided to go out, the winds that appeared were not predicted that is why we decided to go ahead with the tour. Much to our customers...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The day would have been perfect if the weather permitted: + nice, knowledgeable and witty guides + lots of insights of Aboriginal culture + jokes to brighten up the weather + good food and snacks - no snorkelling as the weather did not allow that...More

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JacquiB453, General Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We do monitor the weather very closely, however localised conditions can alter the weather at any stage. Hervey Bay is generally blessed with beautiful weather all year around it was unfortunate that it turned on your tour. Glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great trip yesterday, skipper and Jo were great! Jo kept us totally entertained, brilliant!! Unfortunately due to recent weather it was not as clear as usual and we only had 2 very very brief sightings, the trip was still brilliant and enjoyable! Would...More

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JacquiH472, General Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well thank you so much for your wonderful review on the Turtle Discovery tour. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you back in Hervey Bay again one day. Regards, Jacqui

Reviewed 5 October 2018

We went on the Turtle Discovery at 10.30 this morning, very well organised and at a good pace. Captain Wil was very knowledgable and he was assisted by Joe who s very funny and entertaining in a shy way. Went out to the reef, snorkelled...More

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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, we truly appreciate it. Hope to see onboard the Milbi again one day, Jacqui.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

3 hr trip in protected bay looking for marine life depending on weather conditions maybe onto reef or landing on woody island . Not worth snorkelling there . Maybe reef would have been better. Joe our aboriginal tour guide was more than excellent with his...More

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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Turtle Discovery Tour. Yes, the reef is weather/tidal dependant. I'm sure at the time of your visit we were experiencing very high tides, this make its very difficult to snorkel/view the reef. Glad you saw some...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We booked the 4hr discovery cruise and at the time of booking and departure the weather looked fine. The first half of our cruise was very relaxed and our venture over to Pelican Banks was well worth the visit. We were given valuable information about...More

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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much. We remember the day well, the weather sure did take an unexpected turn. Wil has been at sea for over 40 years, his experience is invaluable and yes, safety always comes first. I'm very glad you managed to experience Pelican Banks,...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited Hervey Bay and we were keen to do the Milbi Sunset and Turtle Discovery and we were so glad we did the Turtle Discovery was awesome Will went out of his way to help us have a snorkel on...More

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JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you so very much for reviewing both our tours, Turtle Discovery and the Milbi Sunset. They are both very different tours, each with its own uniqueness. We are so glad you enjoyed both and hope to see you back in Hervey Bay again one...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Reviews I read before booking were glowing but i can't agree with them. Skipper of the vessel seemed uninterested in taking us to sites where we might have seen wildlife. There were only 6 of us on this trip. We were asked if we wanted...More

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JacquiB453, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, I'm sorry you felt your tour did not live up to your expectations. I would like to know the date you travelled so I can look into this further for you as every tour is logged as to where we...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

This was a fantastic day - I did the Sea Turtle Discovery tour and loved how many different parts there were to the 4-hour trip. We had time for cultural history, snorkeling on a very healthy reef (all equipment provided), scouting for sea turtles, rays,...More

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Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your Milbi Experience. Hope to see you back on the Fraser Coast one day.

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Best day ever! Hervey Bay the beginning of the Barrier Reef. The crew showed us the beauty, looked after our safety, comfort in true Aussie caring style. It was fun learning experience and feast for the eyes. August is bit cool for me to snorkel,...More

Thank Dana S
Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review. How exciting to snorkel over the reef for the first time! The reef in Hervey Bay is in great condition thats for sure. Glad you enjoyed your day, hope to see you back in Hervey Bay again one day :)

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