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Peddells -Thursday Island Tours

Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
+61 40691551
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Peddells two Island Tour forget it.

We did the tour to Thursday and Horn Island to see the the WWII historical sights and were... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Michael N
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Newcastle, Australia
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travel from Siasa to Thursday Island in safe comfrotable catarrmaran

Great views od POW Prince of Wales island shore line. See the beachfront houses with sea views you... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
scottmanRockhampton
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Thursday Island, Australia
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Peddells Thursday Island Tours offer guided historic tours of T.I. as well as a passenger ferry service connecting Cape York (Seisia Jetty) with Thursday Island. Your visit will be greatly enhanced by having our local guides help you discover the island's military, maritime, pearling and cultural history. Modern, air-conditioned, comfortable touring with professional and the most experienced guides on Thursday Island.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“great history” (2 reviews)
“cape york” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
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+61 40691551
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We did the tour to Thursday and Horn Island to see the the WWII historical sights and were thoroughly disappointed. Most of the time spent on Horn Island was in the restaurant/pub for lunch. The quick wizz around the few remaining relics of the war...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review. Peddells appreciate the effort you have made to alert us to your grievance and will make every endeavour to ensure our continual growth as a business comes from listening and learning from this review. Please be...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great views od POW Prince of Wales island shore line. See the beachfront houses with sea views you dream about. Takes about an hour. Unlikely to arrive and ride on the day You will need to pre book Note only runs a daily service in...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, your feedback is important to us. Every visitor has the same response to the magnificent views and especially the colour of the water! The journey to Thursday Island via Peddells Ferries is the start of...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

did a day visit. got a good taste of the history and WW2. went to Horn island and visited the history of the island and it's place in WW2More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we love to hear about visitors' experiences. Thursday Island has a inspiring history. The Pearling, Shipping, Military and Cultural history in the Torres Strait will surprise and fascinate visitors to this region. The Green Hill Fort Museum allows you to...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My times on peddells have always been a pleasure, great helpful staff and good facilities on board. Very pleasant i highly recommend

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed you Thursday Island experience. We aim to make your experience a memorable one. We hope to see your next time.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We did a 90 minute tour with Peddells after going over from the tip to the island on their ferry which was fast and efficient. We were given a discount for seniors The tour took us to the war history museum and the pearl divers...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. Our Thursday island Bus Tour is one of our most popular tours. Our tour guides are extremely knowledgeable in the history and culture of the Torres Strait. Our 90 minute bus tour, which includes...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Port to the Fort, via cemetery and churches. The fort and the lookout was excellent. However at $40 pp it was outrageously expensive. Suggest getting a taxi to the Fort for about $10 and do your own thing. It is a shame that some companies...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, it a valuable source for Peddells Ferry Service to provide the best possible service we can Our bus tour of Thursday Island is $32 per adult, 1/2 price for children and children under 5 are free...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

this tour was a day trip very informative,it also included Horn Island & museum's on both Islands highly recommend doing this tour if travelling to Cape York

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your time in the Torres Strait. We recommend booking these tours early as they are very popular.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We took a short tour on Thursday Island whilst on a cruise. It is only a small island and we could have walked it if we had known. Unfortunately it was a wet and windy day. We were met at the wharf and taken by...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, it makes a valuable tool to help us to continue to improve our services to you. May through to November is monsoon season in the Torres Strait and unfortunately wet, windy days are to be expected....More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We did the Thursday Island and Horn Island tour. The tours were nice but I would definitely not recommend doing both in one day. You would be much better off doing them on two separate days. The Thursday Island tour was a really good introduction...More

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to respond. We are very happy that you enjoyed your tour. The Torres Strait paid a major role in World War 1 and World War 2. Due to connecting departures we are obligated to run the ferries at these...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Was well worth the money no problem with extra lugguage. Staff are friendly and helpful. Trip was great saw a lot of scenery.

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PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment. The Torres Strait is a unique part of the world with amazing scenery, fascinating history and cultural heritage. We endeavor to make tour visit to the Torres Strait a enjoyable experience.

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