Port Stephens Nelson Bay Dunes and Dolphins

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Travel up to beautiful Port Stephens, home to pods of bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat. Board a luxury dolphin-watching boat with 3 viewing decks. On the way, visit the Australian Reptile Park.

Tour Highlights:

• Travel across the Hawkesbury Ranges and see magnificent natural sandstone outcrops and pristine eucalypt forests

• Visit the Australian Reptile Park, either watch an alligator or platypus being fed

• On arrival in Nelson Bay, enjoy a sumptuous seafood buffet lunch (not included in price)

• Cruise around the Port Stephens region - there is a 99% success rate of finding dolphins

• Take a thrilling ride on the boom net - perhaps you will meet the wildlife up-close

• Travel in modern, comfortable 4WD vehicles and encounter the Stockland Bight sand dunes

 

Availability: Port Stephens, Nelson Bay Dunes & Dolphins Tour is available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday throughout the year.

Departure and Return Times: This tour departs at 08.00 and returns at 19.30.

Included:

  • Round-trip hotel transfers
  • Entry to Australia Reptile Park
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • 4WD tour

What to Bring: Hat, sunscreen, shirt for sun protection, camera, cash or credit card for purchases and comfortable walking shoes.

Children: Children under 2 years of age go free of charge.

Itinerary:

An AAT Kings coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Coach Interchange at Pirrama Road, The Star, the departure point of your tour.

At 8.00am join your coach to commence a full day tour to Port Stephens. Travel across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and over the Hawkesbury River to arrive at the Australian Reptile Park, with its unique exhibits and animals.

Enter ‘Lost World of Reptiles’ and journey into ancient pasts. See platypus, Tasmanian Devils, wombats, friendly kangaroos, cuddly koalas and giant crocodiles.

Continue the journey to Port Stephens and enjoy a buffet lunch on board (not included in price) the dolphin cruise vessel prior to departure.

Depart on the cruise searching for the pods of bottlenose dolphins and watch as they play on the bow waves or why not ride the boom net and get close to these friendly visitors.

Upon docking at the Marina join a 4WD tour on the sand dunes. Experience the grandeur and tranquility of the local desert wilderness, environmental and historical sights, or maybe try sand-boarding, a thrill that will not be forgotten.

Upon disembarking the 4WD tour, rejoin the coach for the return trip to Sydney. Tour concludes at approximately 7.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.