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Marine Discovery Cruise with Snorkelling

Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, NSW
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ICS002
Adult
Ages 17+
$68
Child
2-16 years
$33
Family
2A+2C
$169

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Highlights

  • Snorkel in a sheltered cove at Cabbage Tree or Fingal Island
  • Sailing, conditions permitting
  • Dolphin watching

Cruise through the bay and see resident bottlenose dolphins before heading to an offshore island. In the sheltered lea of Cabbage Tree or Fingal Island, you will find an amazing and diverse range of marine life. On you return, hoist the sails, relax and enjoy the stunning scenic coastline.

  • Duration - 3.5 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 3.5 hour cruise
  • Qualified dive-master/snorkel guide
  • Use of snorkel, fins and mask included
  • Sailing (when conditions permit)
  • Dolphin watching guarantee and free 'Dolphin Watch' voucher issued if no dolphins sighted
  • Bow-net and boom-net
  • Informative commentary
  • Complimentary tea/coffee/water

In a protected cove at Cabbage Tree or Fingal Island, your qualified dive-master or snorkel guide will introduce you to a rich and ever-changing underwater world. You will find an incredible array of marine life and vegetation - fish, sea urchins, soft corals and rays, all waiting to be discovered. As you sail through the Bay, you can get close to the water in a dry bow-net or go for a ride and get wet in the boom-net. Watch out for dolphins - you are guaranteed to see some on your cruise! Relax and enjoy a drink from the licensed bar as you take in some of the most scenic landscape along the NSW coast. The 'Imagine' is a 54ft sailing catamaran, purpose designed as a model for eco-tourism. With a spacious, covered foredeck and comfortable downstairs cabin, you can enjoy 360 degree viewing all year round.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This cruise is 3.5 hours in duration
  • Available from November - April annually
  • Departs daily at 12:30pm
  • Boarding commences 15 minutes prior to cruise departure

Numbers on the Day

  • This cruise runs with a maximum of 47 people
  • A minimum of 6 people are required to run each tour
  • Participants will be contacted by the experience provider direct to reschedule if minimum numbers have not been reached

Weather

  • In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider
  • If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the provider

Dress Code

  • Please bring swimwear and towel
  • Comfortable clothing, flat shoes
  • Please bring a light jacket as it can be cool out on the water
... and Importantly

Restrictions

You must be able to swim to participate in this tour

Guidelines

It is recommended that you take sea-sickness tablets prior to boarding if you are prone to motion sickness. Complimentary tablets are available on the boat.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Rescheduling

Over 2 hours prior to the experience time: Permitted free of charge

Within 2 hours of the experience time: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances