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This tour (or any version of it), can ONLY be booked as a private charter - ideal for large families or groups up to 24. Full commentary available in English or Spanish. On this tour, enjoy a cruise around the glistening bay of Port Stephens and enjoy whale watching OR dolphin watching followed by camel riding in this truly paradise setting.
Port Stephens is a classic and much loved Sydney getaway and is situated about 150km north of Sydney. It is home to some of the most beautiful inland waterways in Australia and is the perfect place for whale and dolphin watching. Just south of Port Stephens and stretching all the way down towards Newcastle is Stockton Beach. A vast 30 km long beach, known for its wild and rugged sand dunes, up to 1 km wide in places. The scenery here is unique and can be best described as like something from the Sahara Desert!
The whale watching season is generally between May and November. During this period, Humpback whales are extremely common along the New South Wales coastline, particularly along a narrow corridor close to Port Stephens, known as the "whale highway"! The 3 hour whale watching cruise at Port Stephens is on board the MV SPIRIT & MV SPIRIT OF PORT STEPHENS. These are fast, stable, 18 meter power-Cats with a 9 meter beam ensures a fast and fun cruise. They also feature a spacious 360 degree split-level under cover viewing deck. The experienced skippers have a 98% success rate of spotting many of the 10,000 whales that migrate each year. Camel riding at Stockton Beach is also available on this trip, but at own expense ($25).
The bay of Port Stephens is a pristine natural environment and attracts frequent pods of dolphins which can be viewed and enjoyed from a 1.5hr dolphin watching boats that leaves Nelson Bay all year round. Dolphin watching is done on board the MV Surprise and MV Tamboi Queen. Experienced skippers will tell you all about the dolphins and the Port in an informative and fun way and free information sheets on the dolphins are available. All vessels are fully licensed, plus there's bottomless tea and coffee available through the cruise! Finally, if you chose to visit Port Stephens for the dolphin watching we will also add in a memorable "Sahara Desert-like camel ride experience". This makes for an awesome day out and is a much loved day trip out of Sydney.
To book this tour, please contact Flamin' Galah Sydney Tours directly so that we can provide you a quote based on the number of people in your group, where you are staying and how many hours you would like to do the tour for. Call 02 9977 7890 or email email@example.com
The itinerary that exists for this tour is just a rough guide. This tour is ONLY available as a PRIVATE TOUR tour and is priced from $75 per hour for between 1 and 11 people. For groups between 12 and 24, the tour is priced from $85 per hour. Our private tours are suitable for anyone, but can especially cater for people travelling to or from the airport or their cruise ship.You may purchase this tour based on the itinerary that is described on the website, or request a different version of this tour. This tour can be cut back or extended to suit your budget. Approximate length of the tour described on the website is 10 hours. Please note that we also charge an extra 1.25 hours for pick-up and drop-off to your accommodation if staying in the centre of Sydney or an extra half an hour for pick-up and drop-off to your accommodation if staying in Manly. We also charge an extra 2.2% for payments via credit card. Not included in the price is: Dolphin and Camel Riding = $35 per person and Whale Watching $35 per person.
Lunch is not included on this tour and it does not include entry into any attractions.
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