Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Dolphin Watch & Eco Adventure

Journey Port Stephens harbour and outer islands while searching for our resident bottlenose Dolphins!

Quick Details

Dolphin Watch & Eco Adventure 1.5 Hours
Adult Ages 15+
A$40
Child Ages 4-14
A$25
Infant Ages 0-3
A$7.50
Senior/Student with valid ID
A$35
Family 2 Adults + 2 Children (Ages 0-14)
A$105

Dolphin Watch & Eco Adventure

The fast, fun, and most scenic Dolphin cruise exploring the Port Stephens Marine Park!

Explore the natural beauty of the Port Stephens Marine Park, onboard the MV Osprey, our 24m fast super cat eco-vessel, designed with sustainability in mind. Your journey starts by searching for our resident Bottlenose Dolphins that call our beautiful Port Stephens’ waterways home. This cruise offers incredible viewing opportunities onboard to see the dolphins in their natural habitat. While cruising offshore, keep your eyes out as we may find penguins, seals, turtles and sea birds.

Venture across to Jimmy’s beach, take in the spectacular views looking out towards Yacaaba and Tomaree headlands before heading offshore and exploring Murphy’s gap and Cabbage Tree Island if the weather allows us. Cruising back along the stunning shores of Shoal Bay, catch a glimpse of the boats launching at Little Beach, before returning back to Nelson Bay, showing you Nelson Head to Fly Point, one of the region’s most popular snorkelling and diving spots.

Knowledgeable and entertaining commentary is provided throughout the cruise, including the WWII history of Port Stephens, enhancing the overall experience for guests.

Cruise Inclusions

  • See our world-famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins
  • Live, informative, and fun Captain’s commentary
  • 2x viewing decks, all boasting 360 degree viewing opportunities, with covered all weather indoor viewing available
  • Snack foods and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased onboard
  • Very high success sighting rate, free return cruise if no dolphins sighted (standby basis). Terms and conditions apply

What to Bring

  • Comfortable casual clothing & footwear
  • Sunglasses, hat & sun cream are recommended
  • Camera
  • Dress warmer for winter months

Our Vessel:

The MV Osprey, is a 24m modern catamaran which provides a fast, comfortable and stable ride. The vessel is designed with two open air decks with 360 degree viewing, which allows the best viewing opportunities of our resident dolphins and the bays spectacular scenery. The MV Osprey is an Eco-Friendly vessel, built and operated with minimal impact on the environment. We are incredibly lucky to experience what the natural world has to offer on our tours, so it is only right that we do what we can to protect and respect our environment!

Please ensure all Travel Terms and Conditions are adhered to prior to booking.