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Spend a fantastic day on water in Tweed Heads, Australia by boat! Charter the VIP1 Pontoon Boat for up to 30 people. Rate as low as $42 AUD per person for 2 hours. Rate: (Rates are in AUD currency) 4.5 Hours Tweed River and Rainforest Cruise: Seafood lunch & cruise • Adults: $85 • Seniors (65+): $83 • Child (3-14yrs): $40 4.5 HoursTweed River and Rainforest Cruise: BBQ lunch & cruise • Adults: $70 • Seniors (65+): $65 • Child (3-14yrs): $33 4.5 Hours Tweed River and Rainforest Cruise: Vegetarian lunch & cruise • Adults: $70 • Seniors (65+): $65 • Child (3-14yrs): $33 2 Hour Morning Tea Cruise Tweed River • Adults: $42 • Seniors (65+): $37 • Child (3-14yrs): $20 3 hours Crabs and Yabbies Tour: BBQ Chicken + Ham lunch with tour • Adults: $75 • Child (3-14yrs): $45 • Family (2 adults, 2 Kids): $225 3 hours Crabs and Yabbies Tour: BBQ Chicken + Ham lunch with tour: ½ mud crab + prawns with tour (Kids get no prawns) • Adults: $90 • Child (3-14yrs): $55 3 hours Crabs and Yabbies Tour: BBQ Chicken + Ham lunch with tour: Whole mud crab lunch with tour • Adults: $120 • Seniors: $96 Cruise inclusions Pot to Plate Adventure • Adults: $330.00 • Child (must be over 10 years old): $260.00 Private charter rates are available, please contact us for more information What You Can Expect: Tweed River and Rainforest Cruise (4.5 hours) • 4.5-hour Tweed River Cruise aboard the Golden Swan. • 45-minute stopover at historical Tumbulgum village. • Morning tea is Local Tweed Valley grown and roasted coffee and tea served with biscuits or cake. • Birds of prey feeding. • Transfers available from accommodation (fee may apply, depending on location). • BBQ or seafood lunch (vegetarian or special diets can be cater for with notice). • Commentary of our first settlers, Aboriginal history, the region’s flora and fauna and issues impacting the river today. Features • Cruise the Tweed River under the constant gaze of Mt Warning, the first place in Australia to greet the morning sun. • See the eagles and kytes soar, then swoop on their unsuspecting prey below. • Stroll through the Tumbulgum village’s art galleries. • Browse the historical hotel (built in 1886), or venture into one of the village’s quirky cafés. Be treated aboard to locally grown Coffee and Tea from the Tweed Valley for morning tea. • Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch, sourced from local suppliers, or tuck into the Captain’s BBQ steak. • Bird watching and photographic opportunities are abundant as you cruise the river. • Licensed bar aboard Morning Tea Cruise Tweed River (2 Hour) Cruise Inclusions • 2-hour Tweed River Cruise aboard the Golden Swan. • 20-minute bus ride back to Tweed Marina. • Morning tea. Local Tweed Valley grown and roasted coffee and biscuits or cake. • Birds of prey feeding. • Commentary about our first settlers, the region’s Aboriginal Valley flora and fauna and issues impacting the Tweed River Features • Cruise the Tweed River under the watchful gaze of Mt Warning, the first site in Australia to greet the morning sun. • See the eagles and kytes soar, then swoop on their unsuspecting lunch below. • Be treated to locally grown coffee and tea for morning tea. • Bird watching and photographic opportunities abound as you cruise the ever-changing river. • Licensed bar aboard. Cruise inclusions Pot to Plate Adventure • 4 hour cruise and adventure that is offer no where else in Australia, the old tribe traditions welcoming he new. • Crab Man and the Black Cockatoo, your personal guide. • Lunch is a harvest of the freshest seafood and produce from the Tweed • Morning tea. • Pelican and seabird feeding. • All equipment. • Freshly shucked oysters. • Lunch served Alfresco! Sand bank dining (tides permitting!!) Features • Join our 4-hour cruise for morning tea and lunch, but in between be met by Crab Man and his specialized boat for this 90-minute adventure offered exclusively by TEC. • Walk the footsteps of our first inhabitants and see the traditional hunting and gathering techniques, be immersed in a history lesson like no other on the sand banks of the Tweed with Bundjalung tribe decedent • Yabbie pumping (bait collecting on sandy islands) with Crab Man. Waterproof waders provided. • Trapping for mud crabs • Exploring mangrove channels other boats cannot reach, due to there size and no knowledge of the secret crabbers fishing spots • Eat freshly shucked oysters at the oyster farm. • Crab Man briefing about your freshly caught muddies • Pot to plate … check your pots see it go on to your plate! • Take a seat at our dinning table and sit down to a feast of local delights - mud & spanner crabs, fresh ocean prawns, oysters, fish and salads and fruits all from our rivers, sea and valley. • The Pot to Plate adventure is a true local experience through our region with our people and dinning our harvest from the land and the sea What To Expect Onboard: The VIP1 Pontoon Boat can accommodate up to 30 passengers. This boat has Table & chairs, 1 Toilet, Radio – IPod facility and BBQ If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. 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We are a second generation family owned and operated concern, is fully staffed by proud long-term Tweed and southern Gold Coast residents who are committed to promoting the region known as The Green Cauldron. Spruiking the NSW Northern Rivers' many assets is as easy as it is natural ... an area with a surf-laden coastline, nestled between international tourism drawcards Byron Bay and the Gold Coast and boasting 10 national parks on its western perimeter.
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80% refund up to 7 days prior.
General Terms & Conditions In these conditions • The passenger acknowledges that during the cruise the vessel will be and remain under the absolute control of the Company and that the direction and control of the vessel and its crew is at all times the sole responsibility of the Master of the vessel. The Master of the vessel reserves the right to refuse entry of a passenger onto the vessel and to require a passenger to disembark the vessel in the Master’s sole discretion. The passenger acknowledges that the Master of the vessel has the sole and absolute discretion to vary the scheduled route or destination of the cruise if for any reason the Master of the vessel considers it necessary for the safety and welfare of the vessel, its passengers and crew. The Company reserves the right to: • Substitute any other vessel other than the one designated for the cruise (including a vessel not owned by the company) provided that the substituted vessel is of a similar type and includes similar facilities to the vessel named in the cruise; • To cancel or abandon the cruise either before or during the cruise, if the Company or Master of the vessel considers in their sole and absolute discretion that the cancellation is necessary for reasons of weather or in the interest of the safety and well-being of the vessel, its passengers and crew and the Company will not be liable for any loss or expense incurred by the Passenger caused by such substitution or cancellation. • To the extent permitted by law, the Company, its related entities, employees and agents shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential) as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with the cruise. The Passenger releases the Company for any claim whatsoever and howsoever incurred including but not limited to a claim for death bodily injury damage or loss of property during embarkation and/or disembarkation to or from the vessel and/or at all times whilst onboard the vessel itself, unless caused by wilful misconduct or reckless disregard of the Company. In the event of breach of any of these terms by the Company, or a failure in whole or in part to provide any service that the company contracted to provide (either expressly or by implication), the remedy for any such breach of any term shall be limited only to the contractual value of the performance of service or obligation that was not performed by the Company, or alternatively part value of the service where there was partial performance of the service or obligation by the Company. Any liability shall be assessed by the Company’s own value of the service and/or obligation or part thereof that is the subject of any claim. • Passengers must not bring any alcoholic beverages or illegal substances onto the vessel. • Boarding pass tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or damaged. • Special conditions apply to private charter & event bookings. Contact us for details. • Other Operators - Whilst all care is taken, no responsibility/liability whatsoever is borne or accepted by the Company for any other operator that is included, for any reason, as part of a package holiday, or conference or meeting within the Company’s Ship. The passenger agrees that any independent contractors with whom the Company so contracts provide their services subject to their usual terms and conditions. Frequently Asked Questions Dietary Requirements If you have any dietary requirements please advise our booking office at least one week prior to your cruise and we will try to accommodate your needs where possible. We cannot be held responsible for consumption/ cross contamination with regards to allergies or dietary requirements. Food allergies must be advised on booking. Vegetarian dish must be pre-booked at time of reservation. Dress Code Neat casual attire. We discourage stilettos for safety reasons. Infants Please advise office at time of booking for, pram space. Please note, that on occasion where the cruise may full, availability pram spaces may be limited. Within 72 hours Please note that no changes (change of date, reduction in passenger numbers, cancellations) can be made within 72 hours of your cruise departure as we spend considerable time and effort in our forward planning of our cruises. We appreciate your understanding in this regard. Outside of 72 hours Changes to your booking can be made. Please call the office should you wish to make any changes. Please note that any refunds will incur a 20% administration fee. Refunds Refunds may be issued 7 days prior to departure Please note that any refunds will incur a 20% administration fee. Booking for groups tours over 6 pax -7 days notice is required that any refunds will incur a 20% administration fee of the total booking Bookings of groups tours over 7 pax – 14 days notice that any refunds will incur a 20% administration fee of the total booking Bookings of groups tours over 15 pax – 30 days that any refunds will incur a 20% administration fee of the total booking