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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise

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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise
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This highly popular cruise aboard the historic timber ferry MV Mudjimba has been operating on the Sunshine Coast from the Mooloolaba Wharf for 26 years. During this relaxing, still-water cruise you will see opulent waterfront mansions, yachts and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Parkyn Parade Road | The Wharf Marina, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We had a great time on the beautiful Mudjimba. What better way is there to spend a sunny day than on the water. BYO food and drinks is a bonus. Thanks Rob for a fantastic afternoon!More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anita M
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Anita, Thank you for your great review. It is a fantastic way to while away an hour or two on our beautiful Mooloolaba Canals, sitting back with a BYO nibble and a glass or two of your favourite beverage, with a water view from...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for having us for a hens party and having us on board for a 2 hour private cruise. We had the best time! Being able to BYO food and drinks made it easy and enjoyable. Would 100% recommend!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Jaycina, Thank you so much for this great review. It was our absolute pleasure to have you and your party aboard our classic old Mudjimba, and we are thrilled that you had such a great time! We wish you the very best with your...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

My daughter (2 yo) had a great time in the cruise feeding the pelicans and fresh and sitting in the captain seat. The captain is very knloedgable he talked to us about the history of the early and he knows every house in the area....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Mohamed, Thank you so much for this great review. We strive to make our cruise a family friendly experience for all, and so glad to hear that the kids enjoyed a drive of the boat. We look forward to welcoming you and your family...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon cruise wonderful skipper very informative and beautiful sites loved the pelican and fish feeding.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christine S
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you Christine! I will pass your lovely comments onto Skipper Rob who will be so pleased to hear you had such a great time aboard the Mudjimba. Hope to see you again soon.!

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Went on this cruise with my grandchildren and family. So relaxing and friendly, the skipper couldn’t be more accommodating and helpful. He was so knowledgeable about the canals and made the trip so much fun. The kids just loved the pelican and Fish feeding Would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynnem011
Jo J, Manager at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thanks Lynne for this fabulous review - we are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise aboard the Mudjimba. We are always especially pleased to hear that the kids had a fun time, as we really do strive to make our cruise fun and interesting for...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

It was a great experience cruising around the canal on this perfect,sunny day. The commentary was most interesting & we certainly saw parts of Mooloolaba which we hadn’t seen before....a most glorious , relaxing hour. Just a tip...... buy your ticket on the boat.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your time aboard our beloved Mudjimba! As you said, this time of year is perfect weather for a cruise. We look forward very much to welcoming you back onboard!

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderfully relaxing and interesting cruise this was. The Captain was kind and helpful and his commentary was most informative. A moving moment was seeing Croc One, the late Steve Irwin's boat. And later we even got to feed the pelicans ourselves. Very reasonably...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leah T
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hello Leah, and thank you for this wonderful review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise and especially appreciate your comments about the value for money, as we really do strive to keep costs affordable. It's also quite remarkable how so many people still...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018

Perhaps interesting for those who want to know where the top end of towners park their yachts. Relatively old cruise boat with wooden slat seating. Traveled some time ago so assessment may be dated.More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank garryb143
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Garry - thanks so much for your review. A huge part of Mudjimba's charm is her age and history which we promote heavily on our website and social media pages, as is the history of the canal system and its residents - past and...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful sunny day spent cruising around the canal on a charming little boat with an informative commentary telling us all we needed to know about the area, it doesn't get much better than this. Thanks Rob, you are an asset to Mooloolaba.More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Wow! Thank you for this amazing review! It is incredibly rewarding for us when our guests appreciate our 'charming little boat' and Skipper Rob's wonderful, warm way of sharing the history and colour of the area. We are very humbled by this review. To quote...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

The canal cruise was pleasant and very informative thanks to the commentary by the driver. He even let our 2 year old grand daughter sit in the driver's seat and steer! The cruise included feeding the pelicans and a fish feeding frenzy. We would take...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Les H
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you Les! "Family Friendly" is what we're all about. In this fast-paced world, we intentionally strive to retain that 'old-school' charm, so it makes us really happy when we get reviews like this that especially mention how much the children have enjoyed the experience....More

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jannettegeorge
18 April 2016|
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Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Yes, you can still purchase the meal on the cruise. The meal is at the Wharf Tavern and is the choice of 3 options. 1 Crumbed fish, 2 Chicken schnitzel, 3 200g Steak and all meals come with chips, salad and sauce. You can... More
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Brian J
3 August 2015|
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Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Hi Brian. The cruise goes for 1hour
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berty666
23 June 2015|
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Response from Abalooloom | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The cost for pensioners and concession card holders is only $18
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