Nelson Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Set sail on this 3 hour whale watching cruise from Port Stephens and cruise Nelson Bay to witness Humpback Whales and dolphins up close.
 Nelson Bay Whale Watching Cruise


  • Sail with Humpback Whales out of Port Stephens

  • Visit Southern Fur Seals and spot dolphins

  • Enjoy some of the most scenic landscapes

  • Informative and engaging commentary

  • Available from mid May to early November annually

  • There is also a licensed bar, with snacks and drinks available

More info


  • 3 hour whale watching cruise
  • Informative and engaging commentary
  • tea, coffee (self service)
  • Use of wet weather jacket if required


  • Whale guarantee
  • Friendly and knowledgable crew
  • 360 degree viewing
  • Enjoy spending time with the incredible Humpback Whales


  • This cruise is 3 hours in duration
  • Available from mid May to early November annually
  • Departs daily at 10:30am and 2pm
  • Boarding commences 15 minutes prior to cruise departure

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from Dock C, d’Albora Marina Marine Nelson Bay, NSW

What To Bring

  • Please wear warm clothes as it can be quite cool on the water
  • For winter cruises (whale watch), we recommend warm layers including a jacket
  • Long pants and enclosed shoes are highly recommended
  • It is also a good idea to bring a water proof layer

Additional Information

  • It is recommended that you take sea-sickness tablets prior to boarding, however, complimentary tablets are available on the boat.
  • Adult: Ages 15+ years
  • Child: Ages 4-14 years
  • Infant: 0-3 years
  • Concession / Student

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 

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