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My wife and I paddle here regularly and go fishing along the banks too. The fish are small but they... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Perth, Australia
Went on the Kalgan Queen

The best river cruise value for money, morning tea on board. Home made damper and tea / coffee... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Brisbane Region, Australia
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“bream”(6 reviews)
“bird life”(5 reviews)
“morning tea”(2 reviews)
| Great Southern Region, Kalgan, Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

My wife and I paddle here regularly and go fishing along the banks too. The fish are small but they are plentiful and we catch about 30+ every time. All released back. They are bream and even though they can see us still take our...More

Thank GraemeR6149
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The best river cruise value for money, morning tea on board. Home made damper and tea / coffee. Running commentary. Bird feeding just a great morning out even though it was extremely cold. Well worth it.

Thank 835cdj
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Albany has many hidden beautys. The kalgan river is most definitely one of them. The kalgan queen and it's captain Jack showcased it perfectly. His knowledge of the area was nothing short of amazing. The passion shown for the animals makes you see how much...More

Thank Fee H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A great place to catch your breakfast or dinner on the river. Bream, mullet skippy all are plentiful here. The birdlife is many and varied, sea eagles, osprey, pelicans, darters ( shags) and many others are plentiful. It is also the river for water skiing...More

Thank brianandangela
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We enjoyed many hours in our small tinny up & down the Kalgan River. Fishing for Bream great fun. Relaxing, beautiful photos, safe river, I'd go again in a heart beat!

Thank DebraLetica
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Gum trees down to the waters edge, tranquil water with sky/cloud reflections - picture perfect Canoe, fish, picnic or just relax

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Thanks for the wonderful trip up the Kalgan River. The commentary was outstanding and very funny. Loved the morning tea of home made damper and the stop over to see the kangaroos was outstanding. Never seen so many kangaroos in one spot before.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great wildlife here and easy access to riverside. Car parking easy too. Quiet places to go and shade on a hot day!

Thank lizzier17
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Paddle upstream on a a wide calm river or paddle downstream and out into Oyster Harbour. If you're on for a longer day out you can go round the point and into the King River. Plenty of curious of pelicans to keep an eye on...More

Thank frithed
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic 4 hours spent cruising on the Kalgan Queen with skipper Jack. Very generous sharing his knowledge. Wonderful interactions with the pelicans, exciting to be so close and personal! Fabulous bird life. Great boat. Great cuppa with scrumptious damper! A must do if in Albany....More

Thank Paula M
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