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Skippers Floating Eatery

5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 418 789 883
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“prawns” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“chowder” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Quite possibly the best seafood we found in Tasmania, served in a very relaxed atmosphere. You can eat on board or on the tables ashore. Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DonBursle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a great fan of fried stuff. But the batter was good and formed a crispy layer. The costs of the food is average. The fresh oyster ( medium size) is just below $2/oyster.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AXA-India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right on the waterfront i chose the fisherman's pack. 1 scallop, prawn, squid ring, piece of fish and prawn along with chips. Ordering is easy and your buzzer activates when the food is ready. Good condiments bar with lemon wedges, tabasco, sriracha, soy, vinegar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminded me of childhood. Delicious fish and chips served simply. This means you can enjoy the flavours and there’s no need to drown everything in sauce. Beware the seagulls, they will stop at nothing to get some of your meal!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BubbleGirl13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some amazing seafood during our recent trip to Tasmania. We ate seafood every day of our two week trip! When we first arrived in St Helens we weren't quite ready to eat, but the fresh aroma of the food from Skippers permeated the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HelA-G2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome fish and chips, the staff and friendly and very helpful, , affordable pricing, fresh ingredients always used!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tassiescoolestmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish is fresh and the chips are crunchy. There are a few seats at the stern to eat, once the fish arrives. The set up is smooth for salting, lemon slices to squeeze on, tomato sauce and vinegars in a spray bottle. A busy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eidlewise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty fish and great chips. We had the blue eyed trevella. Good choice of condiments too. Reasonably priced for a take away.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bertieb86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in Nov. Had to decide between either two serves of of $14 fish or one serve of $24 fish. As the second was quite expensive, we viewed the fresh fish of the same type on sale - very large pieces. We asked the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank katieo223
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious. The best fish, prawns, scallops, calamari and ship's we have had in Tassie so far on our family holiday. Keep up the great work.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mactom1
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Questions & Answers
July 12, 2018|
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Response from anita p | Property representative |
Hi ejlw1989, Yes we do have gluten free options but they are limited. Our chips are gluten free and we have a designated fryer for this purpose. We can grill any of the seafood for you but please inform the staff at the time... More
March 27, 2015|
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Response from BrisCaz | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Not sure what the question is either. I actually LOVED Mohr & Smith so I didn't dislike all of the St Helens restaurants I went to. The "atmosphere" on the Paddle Wheeler is ok for tourists and, considering the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 418 789 883
  • E-mail
Floating Seafood Eatery Step aboard a unique floating fish shop, specialising in fresh local fish, lobsters, oysters, scallops and prawns. Fish and chips, burgers, salads and wraps are all made to order by our friendly crew.
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