Port Stephens

Port Stephens Colourful Day Trip from Sydney with Whale Watching

Port Stephens, Australia
Port Stephens Colourful Day Trip from Sydney with Whale Watching

From $143.45

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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 12 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Squeeze all the highlights of Port Stephens—including whale watching—on this full-day tour from Sydney. A great way to experience the best spots in the region without worrying about transportation or having your own 4WD, this group trip includes free time in Nelson Bay and a drive out to the largest sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, where you can go sandboarding and take a walk along the 180-mile (30-kilometer) long beach.
  • Discover the beauty of Port Stephens by land and water on a day trip
  • Free time to check out Nelson Bay, D’Albora Marinas, and Birubi Beach
  • Enjoy a fun and active group trip with a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Includes transport, whale watching cruise, 4WD tour, and sandboarding

What's Included

  • All transport with professional driver/guide
  • Carbon neutral with all vehicle emissions offset
  • 2.5 hour whale watching cruise
  • 4WD tour + sandboarding
  • 30km long Stockton Beach
  • Lunch

Meeting and Pickup

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Start time

07:15 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Nelson Bay

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Moonshadow-TQC Cruises

2 hours 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

D'Albora Marinas

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Port Stephens 4WD Tours

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Birubi Beach

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No hot drinks or food are allowed on the bus
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Whale watching port stephens
Hannah_T, Aug 2023
Fantastic Brilliant guide Good value Stunning location Highly recommend Tour on time , comfortable journey
Response from Host, Sep 2023
Thanks Hannah. We make sure we tick all the boxes of what makes a good tour!