Splash and Slide Dolphin Cruise - Port Stephens

Port Stephens, Australia

Available November - April, this seasonal experience combines witnessing Port Stephens' bottlenose dolphins in the wild and hours of fun on a catamaran

Duration2 Hours
Start & End Time
Start & End Time11am - 1pm or 1:30pm-3:30pm
Minimum Age
Minimum AgeAll ages
Fitness Level
Fitness LevelEasy
MealsNot included
Start & End Location
Start & End LocationNelson Bay Marina

Splash and Slide Dolphin Cruise - Port Stephens Highlights

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us

  • Swim with wild Bottlenose dolphins in Port Stephens

  • Spend 2 hours cruising the spectacular headlands & eastern harbour

  • Relax onboard a twin-level catamaran with walk-around decks

  • Licensed bar and snack food available

  • Ride, splash and slide on the fantastic waterslide 

  • Enjoy the live, informative commentary from your experienced Captain

What to Expect

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a minimum age limit?

No. This tour is open to people of all ages.

Smart casual is the expected dress code. As you are on a moving vessel, we recommend enclosed shoes. Ladies, we kindly ask you do not wear high heels or high platform shoes on board.

Every individual is different.

If you have concerns about seasickness we recommend you seek advice from a local pharmacy on the correct medication to take.

On occasion (although rare), should you not find dolphins, you will be issued free of charge return voucher. This voucher is issued on a stand-by basis. 

  • Comfortable casual clothing & footwear

  • Swimmers & towel if using boomnet

  • Sunglasses, hat & sun cream is recommended

  • Camera

In the event the guest can access the vessel out of the wheel chair, the chair can be bought on board the main level of the vessel. Due to WHS risk assessments. wheelchair bound guests cannot be assisted onto the vessel by crew. Travel is not recommended for guests incapable of accessing the vessel with minimal assistance.

Please note: All rest room facilities are located down a flight of stairs. 

D’Albora Marina (Nelson Bay) and Victoria Parade (Nelson Bay)
Up to 4 hour paid parking between the hours 8:30am – 4:30pm
Limited up to 8 hour paid parking in Victoria Pde
Car parking is free and unlimited in some streets i.e. Laman Street, Church Street, Magnus Street all within walking distance to the marina.

During your tour, the catamaran stops to activate the slide which lands into the open waters. The boomnet is activated on the return journey to the marina. We recommend confident swimmers for this cruise if they wish to utilise the slide.

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Tour Operator

Moonshadow - TQC Cruises
3/35 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315