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Heritage Couta Boat Cruises

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New Wharf | Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 407 561 318
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Great experience. Les was great skipper and good with the kids. It was the kids first trip in a... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Michael B
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Great experience, too good to enjoy once!

Les, the skipper, is a very capable boatman and fisherman. What he does best, though, is ensure... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
John T
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Sydney, Australia
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Come and discover a heritage Couta Boat cruise on beautiful Georges Bay. We offer you half, one hour or two hour cruises where you can sit back and enjoy the journey aboard "Lone Dove" a 1923 Heritage Couta Boat. Take in a spot of bay fishing if you wish. The sightseeing cruise includes handling/driving of the boat and we'll clean and pack your catch for you to take home.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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New Wharf | Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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+61 407 561 318
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience. Les was great skipper and good with the kids. It was the kids first trip in a boat and les made it a great experience.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Les, the skipper, is a very capable boatman and fisherman. What he does best, though, is ensure that his guests aboard have the best experience he can provide, which is excellent. Les provides historical info along the way as well as fisho knowledge that only...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had two sets of friends go out on tours with Les and both really enjoyed it. Les provides a unique experience. The story of his boat is interesting and he has many fascinating stories. Our first group did not catch fish but the second...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

A very pleasant 2 hours on the water and we caught dinner as well. The skipper, Les Sims, is a gentleman who could not do enough for us and ensured that my wife and I had a great time. A very easy man to talk...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful morning cruising the bay. Les was very informative and had some interesting stories about his experiences. We had a lot of fun catching some fish as well. Children loved it (and so did we)! Definitely worth doing.

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We both had a great time in this heritage couta boat. Plenty to see on the water, we even caught some fish which was a bonus. The weather came good and made the morning very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

My first trip out on the Lone Dove with Les was in 2016. I absolutely loved it and thought I had put up a review but it hasnt shown so I will put it in again because I thoroughly recommend this cruise. Les was good...More

1  Thank Marcia G
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Sorry this is coming so late Les!! Save the best til last hey ;) What a wonderful way this was to end our holiday. My husband had really wanted to go sailing as a main To Do whilst in Tasmania and I really wanted to...More

1  Thank turtlechips
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

While on a beach holiday at Beaumaris on the north east coast of Tasmania we came across Les Sims and his beautiful Couta boat fishing cruises. We had three teenagers that were hard to impress and more interested in their phones than looking at the...More

1  Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Really enjoyed our boat trip out on the bay with Les Sims as our skipper on the 'Lone Dove', a lovingly restored couta boat. Our young son is a keen fisherman and Les more more than happy to share his extensive knowledge of both fishing...More

2  Thank Paul A
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