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Great Time Cruises

Great Time Cruises departs from Prince Street Wharf, Grafton. Regularly cruising either up or down the Mighty Clarence River, you are assured a delightful and relaxing experience aboard a luxury catamaran cruiser with a capacity to seat 70 passengers.

All cruises take its passengers back in time with a full commentary of the local history and area in the Big River Country.

Board the vessel the River Explorer II cruising around Susan Island and Grafton Bridge. Susan Island has a sacred significance to the aboriginals and also has in the summer months, a colony of approximately 400,000 flying foxes. Grafton Bridge – piggyback construction built in 1932.

Our Captain and staff are only too pleased to have aboard individuals, families or groups. So no matter what occasion come aboard and experience a Great Time Cruise whether its one of our regular tours, or for a function, birthday, wedding, conference or charter as a fundraiser – available 7 days a week. Hope to see you soon……

ALL NEW & exciting 2,5,7 day CLARENCE VALLEY DISCOVERY TOURS for groups of 40 or more. Experience the Mighty Clarence River cruising for 2 days calling into ports along the way visiting heritage towns i.e., Ulmarra, Lawrence, Maclean-sea side villages Iluka and Yamba. Great time cruises fully escort your group to local attractions and rural communities by coach on the other days to Copmanhurst, Alumny Creek, Nymboida DON’T MISS THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE A UNIQUE TOUR all accommodation in the one low set acreage location Jacaranda Motor Lodge, Grafton.

Touring Options


2hr light lunch, 2hr BBQ lunch, 1hr coffee cruise, 2hr lunch with various menus, half day return, full day, breakfast & dinner cruises, charters.


2,5 & 7 DAY TOURS – 2 days cruising the Mighty Clarence calling into ports i.e, Ulmarra, Lawrence, Maclean, Iluka & Yamba visiting heritage townships, museums,national parks,rural communities, old pubs, pastorial properties. Extended days touring by coach to the upper reaches of the Clarence. Accommodation at Jacaranda Motor Lodge a lowset motel set on 9 acres

Activites and Experiences at Great Time Cruises

  • Direct
  • Car park
  • Waiting Area
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Cruise
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • National Park
  • Relaxation
  • Water based
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Cash
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

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