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George Robinson scheduled to be slipped 7/5/2016

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Big day for the red boat today. She is slipped every 2 years for survey. This usually happens in June but this year we ran into a problem with the propeller shaft seal, necessitating an early close to the cruising season. Once the George is on dry land, the repairs and maintenance will ensure she […]

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We are cruising!

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With the recent bush fires in north west Tasmania, there are rumours that roads to Arthur River are closed and that Arthur River Cruises is not operating. This is not entirely true. The road from Smithton to Arthur River is open, however the road south from Arthur River to complete the Tarkine loop to Smithton is still […]

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Curious Quoll appears at the BBQ lunch

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Usually a pademelon or two visit the BBQ site at Turk’s Landing, lured by the smell of hamburgers and sausages cooking! Yesterday this little fellow greeted the passengers and crew and made himself at home, sitting on the table. Last year a family with 4 young quolls visited the site regularly. We think this quoll […]

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Eagle Excitement

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2 days ago passengers and crew on the MV George Robinson witnessed an event which only happens occasionally. Our regular female white-breasted eagle ventured into the wedge tailed eagles’ territory while swooping for a fish. The wedge-tail immediately went into attack mode and targeted the white-breasted eagle with amazing speed.  The collision resulted in raucous squeals […]