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“tall ship”(4 reviews)
“port davey”(3 reviews)
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Elizabeth St Pier, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group were extremely pleased to have the opportunity to sail as their great grandparents did 210 Yeats ago. Well done to Sarah for what she has achieved.

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a chance to sail back in time to see how it was for the ancestors sailing from Norfolk Island to VFL in 1808 with the children and their animals.

Thank annwf2014
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The afternoon aboard the brigantine is relaxing but perhaps too relaxing. The crew chooses to keep the awning over the deck for passenger comfort but this prevents the raising of the main sail. For a boat that has 9 sails it was disappointing that only...More

Thank MelbourneTravelbug
WindewardBoundHobart, other at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for your review Melbourne Travelbug. We are glad your found our volunteer crew helpful and knowledgeable, and you enjoyed the tour of the ship. We ensure that we set sails on every day sail and welcome passengers to join us and assist in...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is hands down the best value both in money and time we’ve made whilst in Hobart - ever, period. A great crew. A beautiful tall ship. An informative afternoon. A great luncheon. A fabulous way to view Hobart harbour. We cannot credit this event...More

Thank Steve P
WindewardBoundHobart, other at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks for your review Steve, We are glad you enjoyed your sail with us, and I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our Captain and Crew. We look forward to seeing you back onboard in the future. Kind Regards, Lisa Kluver Event...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We spent nine days on a tall ship, sailing along the south coast of Tasmania and into spectacular Port Davey. A remote place, three times the size of Sydney Harbour and one of great beauty. We explored the waterways, kayaked, visited historic sites and climbed...More

Thank johnno2010
WindewardBoundHobart, other at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Johnno, Thank you for your review and the feedback you have provided on your Port Davey Expedition. Our March 2018 voyage is now fully booked, with 10 others having the opportunity to explore the remote area onboard the Windeward Bound. Kind Regards, Lisa Kluver...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

A large group of us had a fantastic trip down river. Captain Sarah and her crew were extremely knowledgeable and happy to share info on this wonderful Sail Training Ship and information on the river and the landmarks onshore. We were fortunate to have a...More

Thank TassieBoomerang
WindewardBoundHobart, other at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi TassieBoomerang, Thank you for your review. We are glad you had beautiful weather for your 3-hour afternoon sail. Great to hear you were able to speak with Captain Sarah and hear all about her experiences building the ship on Hobart's waterfront in the 1990's....More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The experience of a lifetime sailing to a remarkable wilderness area in a beautiful tall ship ! The bush walking , kayaking , visits to historic sights and stories of our past made this an unforgettable trip . Not to mention the excellent food ,...More

Thank Andrew T
WindewardBoundHobart, other at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks for your review Andrew T, We are glad you enjoyed your Port Davey Expedition and had favourable winds. Kind Regards, Lisa Kluver Event and Voyage Management Officer

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Hobart and were on the waterfront considering cruise options for the day. This one is a 3 hour cruise including lunch, cheese platter, tea and coffee. You can byo alcohol. It's a training boat for disadvantaged youth so the $90 per person...More

Thank TasMum
WindewardBoundHobart, Event and Voyage Management Officer at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi TasMum, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent sail on the Windeward Bound. We are glad you enjoyed your time aboard, and were given plenty of information regarding the Windeward Bound's Youth Development Programs. We are very much looking forward to...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely afternoon sail - yummy food, friendly crew, great stories, spectacular ship, all-round wonderful time.More

Thank Caitlin G
WindewardBoundHobart, Event and Voyage Management Officer at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thank you for your review 884Cait. We are glad you got the opportunity to visit us throughout the busy Christmas and New Year period, and enjoyed your sail with us. We hope you get the opportunity to visit us again in the future. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The most enjoyable cruise ever. The young crew were polite, friendly,capable and professional. The whole experience under sail and on the ship including the ample and yummy food was to remember. Highly recommend this wonderful Charity venture.

Thank Fay W
WindewardBoundHobart, Event and Voyage Management Officer at Windeward Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi Fay, Your feedback is much appreciated, we are glad you found our crew friendly and our food yummy! Kind Regards, Lisa Event and Voyage Management Officer The Windeward Bound Trust

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181mayac
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Response from WindewardBoundHobart | Property representative |
Hi 181mayac, We hope you enjoyed your visit to Tasmania and maybe even joined us for a sail aboard the Windeward Bound. When not at sea we are berthed on Elizabeth Street Pier nearby T42 Tavern & Bar and Fish Frenzy... More
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