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Historic Morpeth Cruise from Newcastle with Tasting

Historic Morpeth Cruise from Newcastle with Tasting


  • Full day guided tour from Newcastle to the historic town of Morpeth
  • Enjoy local produce tastings including cheeses, wines and sourdough
  • Travel in comfort with air conditioning and heating on board

Enjoy a relaxing full day tour from Newcastle to Morpeth and return cruising down the beautiful Hunter River. Learn about the historical town of Morpeth from the informative commentary on board and indulge in local produce tastings as well 1.5 hours in the charming town to explore, dine or shop.

What's Included?

  • Scenic Hunter River Cruise
  • Morning tea
  • Complimentary tea, coffee & biscuits throughout the cruise
  • Informative commentary
  • Morpeth sourdough & locally made fudge on journey up
  • Local wine tasting with cheese & crackers on the return trip
  • Free entry into the Historic Morpeth Museum

Experience a day out on the beautiful Hunter River in Newcastle and discover the historic town of Morpeth, once the gateway to inland Australia and the busiest trade ports in NSW. Begin your journey aboard the 'Bay Connections 1', cruising down the river and enjoying morning tea, with informative commentary from your tour guide for the day. Watch the Lifting of the Hexham Bridge and enjoy a number of tastings on board of local produce, including cheeses and wines. Once arrived at Morpeth, enjoy a leisurely 1.5 hours to freely roam, and take advantage of your free entry into the Historic Morpeth Museum while you're there. Finish off with a a scenic journey back to Newcastle, indulge in Inner City Winemakers wines, Miss Lily's Lollies fudge & Arnott's Bakehouse sourdough. This is a perfect day tour to share with family or friends, immersing yourself in the culture and stories of this charming and historical town.

Session Length

  • This experience has a duration of approximately eight hours
  • Times and dates will vary depending on the tide


  • Please advise at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements
  • Not all shops open 7 days, check before booking
  • Please note, there is a 200 metre inclining walk from wharf to main street


  • In the case of Cancellations announced by the company the customer is entitled to a full refund or held as credit for a future cruise
  • All Cancellations incur a 15% cancellation fee (total booking) up to 2 weeks prior to departure date.
  • Cancellations made by the customer with less than 2 weeks' notice and more than 48 hours' notice are subject to a 50% cancellation fee (total booking)
  • Cancellations made by the customer with less than 48 hours' notice of cruise departure are subject to a 100% cancellation fee (total booking)
  • Booking transfers are at the discretion of NOVA cruises and will incur the same fees, terms and conditions as cancellations

Dress Code

Bring something warm to rug up in if you wish to enjoy the view from the upper deck.

This experience takes place on the Hunter River, Newcastle.

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