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Thursday Islad tours

did a day visit. got a good taste of the history and WW2. went to Horn island and visited the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Mike G
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Sydney, Australia
Great experience

My times on peddells have always been a pleasure, great helpful staff and good facilities on board... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
gregga2351
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Cairns, 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...more
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 yesterday via mobile

Arrived on time. Loaded and unloaded passengers and luggage without a hitch. Nothing negative about our day trip to Thursday Island.

Thank artyallie
Reviewed 26 July 2018

In my opinion and without prejudice, the real history of our war veterans up in the Torres straits is mainly on Thursday Island up at the old Fort and also in the Thursday Island cemetery. As a war veteran myself, I wouldn't waste my time...More

Thank Sean D
PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, your input is a valuable resource for us to continue to provide the high level of operations we are known to provide. Thursday Islands history, whether Military, Maritime, Pearling or Cultural, is fascinating and our...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with Peddell’s. the ferry ride over to Thursday island was on time and comfortable. Our tour guide for the bus tour was awesome. She shared so much knowledge and insight into the culture and heritage of Thursday Island. A great...More

Thank Kelli G
PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, your feedback is important to us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time on Thursday Island as we aim to make your visit a memorable one. Thursday Island has a fascinating history and...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

I took this tour with friends and we had a fun and informative morning. It was good value for a guided tour in a comfortable bus. Green Hill fort was a highlight and the view was amazing; you could see for miles in every direction!...More

Thank jjw17s
PeddellsTITours, Guest Relations Manager at Peddells -Thursday Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, your feedback is very important to us. Peddells' guided tours continue to be the most popular way for visitors to learn about the history and culture of this unique region. Our tour guides are the...More

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

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

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

Thank Mike G
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

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

Thank gregga2351
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.

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

Thank Dianne R
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

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

Thank Lyrebird6
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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