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Port Stephens Dolphin Discovery Cruise

Moonshadow - TQC Cruises

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Enjoy a 1.5-hour afternoon dolphin-discovery cruise that takes you directly to the best spots for sightings of wild bottlenose dolphins. Learn about the playful creatures from your onboard guide and enjoy fantastic views of the Tomaree and Yacaaba headlands as well. Bring your swim gear as there are opportunities to take a dip or ride in the boom net or slide down the fun twist and twirl waterslide (Moonshadow V only). The cruise also provides complimentary tea, coffee, and biscuits.

About This Deal

Sail on for sightings of wild bottlenose dolphins exploring the magical world of Port Stephens, above and below the water. Cruise the harbour and meet the resident dolphins on the daily Dolphin Discovery Cruise. There are approximately 160 dolphins living in the harbour! 

1.5 hour cruise with a 99% success rate in dolphin sightings, morning tea, boomnet rides, entertaining and informative commentary and scenic harbour cruise including spectacular Tomaree and Yacaaba headlands.

Departing daily at 10:30am  (except Xmas Day) from Nelson Bay. 

Plus.... TWIST, TWIRL & SPLASH WATERSLIDE (slide is Moonshadow V only!).
• See our world famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins
• Exciting boom net rides
• FUN Twist and Twirl Waterslide and LIVE underwater cameras (Moonshadow V only)
• Expansive open decks or covered all weather indoor viewing
• Complimentary morning or afternoon tea
• Licensed bar and snack food available
• Live, informative, fun Captain’s commentary
• 99% success sighting rate, free return cruise if no dolphins sighted (standby basis). Terms and conditions apply

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Please note we do not run on Christmas Day
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 296 travelers
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Boom-net Rides
  • Twist & Twirl Side (Moonshadow V oly)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Live commentary on board

  • The listed price does not include parking fee applicable along with waterfront
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Towels & swimming costume for use in the boom-net/slide
  • Lunch

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Moonshadow - TQC Cruises in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Need To Know

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.