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Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler

Jetty Tench Ave, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
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A Beautiful Belle

Board the Nepean Belle Paddle-wheeler for a luncheon cruise of 2½ hrs on the Nepean River and enjoy... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Patricia A
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Greater Sydney, Australia
Highly recommended

Had lunch with a big group of friends for a surprise birthday and can’t find one negative. Staff... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Sylvia B
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Coogee
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch cruise” (18 reviews)
“captain chris” (12 reviews)
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Jetty Tench Ave, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
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"lunch cruise"
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"paddle wheeler"
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"food was great"
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"chicken"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"relaxing cruise"
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"relaxing lunch"
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"ham"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"staff were friendly"
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"potato cakes"
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Board the Nepean Belle Paddle-wheeler for a luncheon cruise of 2½ hrs on the Nepean River and enjoy the ambience, the views, the Nepean Gorge and the food. There is a bar for service of alcohol and soft drinks. Since there are 2 decks, I...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with a big group of friends for a surprise birthday and can’t find one negative. Staff were exceptional and accommodating, food was delicious and plenty, and the trip was smooth, pleasant and scenic. A definitive must do for every local and visitor to...More

Thank Sylvia B
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Attwnded a wedding with a range of ages. Service was very hospitable and friendly. Food was great and bar had decent range of beverages. Great relaxed environment, beautiful views and quiet location. It lost ratings from me as it was extremely hot on the day...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

We had a very relaxing trip on the Nepean river in a beautifully maintained, Staff ere friendly and helpful. Buffet lunch was well presented and plentiful. There is also a bar on board. Not as interesting as the Hawksbury post boat but relaxing and value...More

Thank KRGR24
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I went on a lunch cruise which went for 2.5hrs It was very well organized from the moment I booked, had follow up emails very organized on boarding and friendly instructing a boat full of passengers to a delicious buffet meal....More

Thank julzie70
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant couple of hours gently making our way Along the Napean river. Nice buffet lunch and bar on board. Boat does not cater for disabled access to the upper floor so if you have mobility issues you should book a lower deck table....More

Thank Harris1962
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

One of the nicest days spent on the Nepean river. The lunch was a buffet of chicken and ham with salads, potato bake, followed by desserts. Can’t say enough about the staff, they were all lovely people and were very helpful to the number of...More

1  Thank tasmith57
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

A breakfast cruise along this beautiful waterway was wonderful. Chris and the team are great hosts, the food was wholesome and varied and an overall really nice way to enjoy this area

1  Thank Warren S
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

The Nepean Belle hosted our Year 6 (Primary School) Graduation Dinner. Our students had the time of their lives. They met on the banks of the Nepean River for photos then moved on board. For many children, it was even more exciting as it was...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

The afternoon was really good, the boat was not overcrowded and the crew were fun and helpful. The breakdown is: * Booking process - nice and easy. They even advised us of a partnership (reduce prices) with the Penrith Panthers Mecure accommodation that we took...More

1  Thank 540kevinh
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Dirrello
March 4, 2017|
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Response from GlobalRoaming61 | Property representative |
Hi Dirrello. The Nepean Belle is an old Paddlewheeler and she does not have air conditioning. Once cruising you get a breeze running through and we also have fans onboard. Hope this helps. Regards Carol
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October 4, 2016|
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Response from GlobalRoaming61 | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca Thank you for your message. Our prices vary between adults, seniors and children and we also offer group discounts on our lunch cruises. We are also wheelchair friendly however our toilets are upstairs on the... More
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