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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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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 3 May 2018

We did this at the recommendation of t he young man on duty at the Osprey accommodation. What a wonderful way to spend an hour of your day. Rob, the skipper of MV Mudjimba, was very welcoming, knowledgeable and obliging. Interesting to hear how the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Magpiedon
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Another fantastic review, thank you! We hope you were able to see the Ospreys in their nest during your cruise as they are magnificent birds. Skipper Rob will be thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your cruise - it is a labour of love...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this calm boat ride along the man made canals where the rich and sometimes, famous people live. Our commentator knew all the local gossip. Good value for money. The homes are extraordinary.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MarcW595
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Marc, and thanks for this great review! We're so pleased you enjoyed the cruise and we agree, some of those homes are pretty spectacular - even more so when you learn the history behind them. Hope to see you again soon! Warmest regards

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We loved our canal cruise ! Rob was amazing in telling us lots of interesting information on our cruise! We got to feed pelicans and fish which my daughter enjoyed very much! Highly recommend doing it! 😊

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SarahVbne
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks so much Sarah! We're really glad you enjoyed your time aboard our lovely old boat, and especially pleased your daughter had great fun too. Hope to see you all again very soon! Cheers.

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We took a family group on the 1 hour cruise. Very enjoyable for everyone especially the little kids who loved driving the boat and feeding the pelicans and the fish.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hayley E
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Hayley, thanks for your review! So pleased to hear the kids especially had a good time as we really do try to make the cruise fun and interesting for all ages. Hope to see you onboard the Mudjimba again soon! Kind regards,

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The canal cruise was a most enlightening experience. Rob’s knowledge of the local history of the canal development over the years was amazing. There was a story behind every luxury property we passed by. I am a local resident and knew nothing of the rich...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hello Rosalyn, High praise indeed from a fellow local, thank you! How lucky are we to live in this beautiful part of the world? Rob will be thrilled to hear you enjoyed his commentary so much; he is incredibly passionate about the area and never...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I had been staying near Mooloolaba for 8 weeks and thought I had seen most of the area. What a wonderful surprise to discover the beautiful, hidden still waters of the Mooloolah River on one of my best spent hours. The canal cruise hosted by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Lesley, Nothing makes us more proud than a review such as this from an overseas visitor. We believe Mooloolaba is one of the most beautiful spots in the world, and we are blessed to be able to share a small part of it with...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This canal trip was a wonderful experience. Rob the skipper talked to us all the way giving us lots of history about the multi millionare water front homes as we travelled along. The feeding the beautiful pelicans was the high light of my trip. Rob...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

What a wonderful review, thank you! There's a reason we have the pelican as our company logo; it's because they really do make our cruises truly special, and we are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed that unique experience. It is incredibly rewarding for...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Booked Mooloolaba canal cruise for a works hen do and we all had a great time. They allow BYO drinks and food. There are speakers on board for party music too. We had 28 on board which made it a cosy party but surprisingly still...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank zoe3899
Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks Zoe for this fantastic feedback and recommendation. It's hard to beat a Mooloolaba sunset! We're happy you all enjoyed your time aboard the Mudjimba on this very special occasion.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

we also had family visitors and took them on the cruise. It was fantastic, fascinating and fun. Rob gave us a great insight into the canals and how the surrounding areas developed. His boat is a lovely trip back in time, but comfortable and clean....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jo J, Owner at Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your time aboard our beloved Mudjimba! We look forward very much to welcoming you back onboard!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Had a fantastic night on the Mudjimba with family and friends to celebrate my birthday. Everyone loved beautiful sunset cruise on the wooden boat with open windows. BYO drinks and snacks. Skipper Rob and Holly were wonderful and friendly and made the evening a wonderful...More

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

Hi Carmen. Happy Birthday once again from all of us here at Mooloolaba Canal Cruises! We can't thank you enough for this wonderful review. It's a joy for us to be afforded the opportunity of welcoming such lovely, friendly people like yourselves aboard the Mudjimba...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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