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Tweed Endeavour Cruises
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Indicative Rate* $40.00 to $99.00 Tour - All Meals, All admissions

07 5536 8800
info@goldcoastcruising.com
www.goldcoastcruising.com

Description

Come and explore the diverse waterways of the Tweed, where you can learn how to catch the famous Aussie mud crab and get up close and personal with the native wildlife. Imagine pulling up a crab pot from the picturesque Tweed River and discovering it full of live succulent mud crabs that will be cooked on board whilst you experience a range of activities including fishing, yabbie pumping and bird feeding.

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An informative crab show entertains and educates the guests and customer participation is encouraged. This Crab Catching Cruise is a hands-on, interactive tour that highlights the unique Australian lifestyle.

For those seeking relaxation - try the River and Rainforest Cruise and leave your worries behind. This tour takes you past the second largest remnant of sub-tropical rainforest remaining in New South Wales that is teeming with over 225 different flora and fauna species. The bird of prey feeding is an amazing sight to witness at such a close range. Commentary, a historic village stopover and a mouth watering lunch are also included.

Tweed Endeavour Cruises are available for charter and have other options available for group tours including laser clay shooting, fish market tours and conference facilities.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Fishing equipment
    Fishing equipment
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Crabbing
    Crabbing
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Lessons/Tutorials
    Lessons/Tutorials
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
    Wine Tasting

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
Facilities are available to assist guests with a disability.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Guide dogs are allowed.

Cancellation Information:
A cancellation fee of 100 per cent applies if you cancel your booking with less than 24 hours notice.

Restrictions:
Guide dogs are permitted.

Further Details:
Tweed Endeavour Cruises supply all bait, tackle and equipment on the crab catching cruise. Transfers are available from the Gold Coast accommodation upon request. The largest vessels in the area with upper and lower decks are used and have licensed bars on each. Tweed Endeavour Cruises offer the only rainforest cruise in the region. Itineraries for corporate and incentive groups, team building and seminars can be tailored for.

They operate on Queensland time during daylight savings.

How To Get There:
The crab catching cruise departs from the Maritime Musuem at Pioneer Park, Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads. Head south along the Gold Coast Highway past the airport and take the second exit (Kennedy Drive). Turn right when you come off the off ramp and follow it down until you get to Pioneer Park on your left hand side.
Rainforest cruises depart from the Tweed Marina on River Terrace at Tweed Heads. Take the Coolangatta exit and drive along Marine Parade. Turn at Twin Towns onto Wharf Street and it is a kilometre south. River Terrace is the second Street on your left hand side after the Tweed Bowls Club.


Tweed Endeavour Cruises Tours


Crab Catching Cruise

Tweed Mud Crab

Join in with the dynamic crab catching cruise on the Terranora Inlet and experience a range of activities with Tweed Endeavour Cruises. Try your hand at yabbie pumping which is a popular Aussie sport that gives you a chance to get your feet wet while collecting live bait for fishing. Pull up crab pots from the muddy banks of the inlet and be entertained as their activities coordinator gives an interactive, informative and humorous crab show.

Cast out a line and try your luck at catching one of the many fish that inhabit these waters while they prepare your freshly caught and cooked mud crab with a buffet lunch. After lunch, hand feed the pelicans and seagulls and cruise past oyster leases while keeping an eye out for a dolphin or two.

Their vessel Captain Bill's Explorer has a walk around deck around the perimeter of the vessel. The vessel is two stories, allowing customers to spread out and enjoy their cruises in comfort. So come along and say hello to their crew, and let them show you an Aussie experience you will not forget!!

Tour Information


3 hours
Yes.
Transfers available from Gold Coast accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
9:00am - 12:00pm
Schedule subject to change.

Tour Departs From

  • Tweed Maritime Museum
    New South Wales

Tour Travels To

  • Terranora Inlet
    New South Wales

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$70.00$99.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.

Disabled: Facilities are available to assist guests with a disability.

Product Book Online

4 and Half Hour River and Rainforest Cruise

Tweed Endeavour Cruises

Explore an unspoilt and largely undiscovered picturesque region on the southern doorstep of the Gold Coast with the river and rainforest cruise. Tweed Endeavour Cruises highlights the diverse ecosystem of the Tweed Valley. Meander down the Tweed River through lush agricultural fields and low lying sub tropical rainforests.

Their Captain will provide a commentary on the history, flora and fauna of the area. Feed the local birds of prey including kytes, eagles, hawks and pelicans. Cruise past the dense rainforest at Stotts Island and view over 225 different flora and fauna species. Stopover at the historical village of Tumbulgum and experience the memorabilia of yesteryear, stroll through the galleries or have a beer with the locals. When you re-embark enjoy a mouth watering seafood or barbecue surf and turf lunch.

Tour Information


4 hours
Yes.
Transfers available from Gold Coast accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
9:30am - 2:00pm
9:30am - 2:00pm
9:30am - 2:00pm
9:30am - 2:00pm
9:30am - 2:00pm
Schedule is subject to change.

Tour Departs From

  • Tweed Heads
    New South Wales

Tour Travels To

  • Tumbulgum
    New South Wales

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$60.00$77.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.

Disabled: Facilities are available to assist guests with a disability.

Product Book Online

2 Hour Morning Tea Cruise


Explore an unspoilt and largely undiscovered picturesque region on the southern doorstep of the Gold Coast with the river and rainforest cruise. Tweed Endeavour Cruises highlights the diverse ecosystem of the Tweed Valley. Meander down the Tweed River through lush agricultural fields and low lying sub tropical rainforests.

Their Captain will provide a commentary on the history, flora and fauna of the area. Feed the local birds of prey including kytes, eagles, hawks and pelicans. Cruise past the dense rainforest at Stotts Island and view over 225 different flora and fauna species. Stopover at the historical village of Tumbulgum and experience the memorabilia of yesteryear, stroll through the galleries or have a beer with the locals. The mini bus will provide transfers for you from Tumbulgum through to Tweed Heads.

Tour Information


2 hours
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
9:30am - 12:00pm
9:30am - 12:00pm
9:30am - 12:00pm
9:30am - 12:00pm
9:30am - 12:00pm
Schedule is subject to change.

Tour Departs From

  • Tweed Marina
    New South Wales

Tour Travels To

  • Tumbulgum Village
    New South Wales

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$40.00$77.00Tour - All Meals, All admissions
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.

Disabled: Facilities are available to assist guests with a disability.

Product Book Online

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07 5536 8800

 

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.



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