Private Port Stephens Day Trip from Sydney including Dolphin Cruise

Cross over the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge before heading north out of Sydney to visit the spectacular Port Stephens.

Dive into the world of humpback whales and bottle-nosed dolphins during this small group private day trip to Port Stephens from Sydney.

Hop aboard a triple deck catamaran and come up close and personal to Port Stephens' beautiful marine life.

Discover the white sand beaches, the dunes and the seaside town of Nelson Bay. If you're feeling adventurous, opt for an optional 4WD tour or sand boarding experience on the sand dunes of Stockton Beach (own expense).

The trip includes an optional visit to the Port Stephens Winery and Murray’s Brewery where you can sample excellent boutique wine and beers.

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11 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Expert Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Gan Gan Lookout
    • Entry/Admission - Nelson Bay
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Optional activities
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Stockton Sand Dunes
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

    Experience the thrill of crossing over the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge!

    Pass By: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, New South Wales Australia

    Pass by the home to the filming of "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo"

    Pass By: Hawkesbury River NSW Brooklyn NSW, New South Wales 2083 Australia

    Cross over the gorgeous Hawkesbury River, home to the famous Sydney Rock Oysters

    Stop At: Gan Gan Lookout, Lilly Hill Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315 Australia

    Enjoy a sweeping view of Port Stephens harbour from this lovely vantage point

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Stockton Sand Dunes, Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales Australia

    Take a sandboarding adventure down the massive Stockton Sand Dunes, home to the filming of many an Australian commercial and movie.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales Australia

    Enjoy a fabulous harbour cruise to see the myriad of bottle-nosed dolphins that ply the tranquil waters here.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be picked up from your Sydney Hotel or other central location within 5km of the city centre. We can also meet you as you arrive at Sydney International or Domestic Airports.For groups of 11 people or more, there is an additional fee of AUD$10 per person to accommodate your luggage for Cruise Ship and Airport pickups or drop offs. This can be paid to your guide in cash on the day, or we can send you a payment link to prepay by credit card. You will need to load and unload your own luggage. Our guides are not professional porters and under Work, Health and Safety regulations are not permitted to lift heavy bags. Airports
    • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, Botany Bay, New South Wales 2020 Australia
    • Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia
    • White Bay Cruise Terminal, Balmain, Sydney, Australia
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Optional activities are subject to availability on the day of travel
    • N.B. Port Stephens is about a 3 hour drive from Sydney
    • Moonshadow Catamaran is a public cruise boat
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Trading As: Runaway Tours

Activity ID: V-14172P7

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