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West Coast Yacht Charters - Day Tour

10 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Outstanding overnight sailing cruise

So far this has been the best of our 3 weeks in Tasmania. The yacht is well maintained and the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
WJohnston65
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Doha, Qatar
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A wonderful experience

This trip was a highlight of our most recent visit to Tasmania. Trevor is full of information and... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Margaret B
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Sydney
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West Coast Yacht Charters offers the only sailing cruises from the township of Strahan. The 65foot yacht "Stormbreaker" sails on Macquarie Harbour and goes 15km. further than the large ferries on the Gordon River. Meals, kayaks, and fishing gear are included. The 2.5hr. Lunch or Dinner, Kayak and Fishing Cruise is on Macquarie Harbour. The longer cruises go to The Gordon River.
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10 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

So far this has been the best of our 3 weeks in Tasmania. The yacht is well maintained and the skipper Trevor and crewman Rob are passionate and professional. Waking up in total isolation on the Gordon river was a real highlight. I can highly...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This trip was a highlight of our most recent visit to Tasmania. Trevor is full of information and obviously passionate about the area. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed; the evening meal was superb and I won't forget paddling on glassy calm water in the...More

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

TasTafe Cert III guiding students experienced a fantastic tour operated by Trevor and his assistant Rob. It was grea for the students to see first hand on how such a professional tour is operated. Trevor provides an excellent service to different facets of the industry...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

This was a fantastic trip and unquestionably one of the highlights of our 10-day Tassie adventure. We joined our skipper Trevor in Stahan where we boarded the 65-foot yacht and met the other family we were sailing with before heading across Macquarie Harbour to our...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great being able to experience the combination of sailing in Macquarie Harbour and being able to see the beauty of the World Heritage Area from the Gordon River, being able to travel further along than the other cruises available. Trevor and Rob were both very...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Overall we really enjoyed the trip, but beware - we went on the overnight rafter collection trip, which was still almost as expensive as the other overnighter. What happens is that effectively for the return part of the trip you have standing room only on...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

We did the "rafter collection" overnight trip into the World Heritage Area. Ironic that this is the only reason the boat is allowed into the wilderness area, as the tranquility of the surroundings at the mooring was completely shattered by the rowdy rafters partying next...More

2  Thank Fiona M
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

We chose the overnight cruise up the Gordon River . Highly recommend this to everyone. For someone with creaking knees I had no trouble with the stairs . Left at 1pm and cruise up the Harbour with our very experienced CAptain Trevor giving a full...More

3  Thank Coulda
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

We signed up for the rafter pickup (the only option available that night). This gave us the chance to sail much further up the river than the standard cruises. It was fun and fascinating. Trevor (Captain) and Rob (Mate) were knowledgable (about boats, the fishing...More

2  Thank Pining_ex_londoner
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

We had a bumpy windy wet blustery flight from Hobart into Strahan late December, Meggs had ordered our taxi from the airport to the dock, had our salad roll lunches ordered and waiting for us, we stowed our extra bags in the cruise centre, boarded...More

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