Port Stephens Dolphin Watching
Get an adrenaline rush and cultural experience all in one fun, full-day excursion when you explore with this Sydney tour. Your adventurous day will include discovering attractions like the four-wheel-drive sand-boarding experience, Australian Reptile Park and dolphin-watching cruise. You will enjoy traveling aboard a luxury coach bus equipped with free Wi-Fi on this day-long excursion of Australia's North Coast region.
Voyage across Sydney Harbour and catch spectacular views of the affluent neighborhoods of the North shore and leafy vegetation that's characteristic of the area.
If you have an affinity for reptiles and insects, then you'll love the stop at the Australian Reptile Park. This former aquarium dates to the mid-20th century and is home to hundreds of exotic reptiles and other creatures native to the country, including the Australian bird-eating spider, the witness snake, the Australian Bustard, the dingo, and the frilled-neck lizard. Experience these exotic creatures up close at this hands-on zoo and interact with kangaroos, koala bears and more.
Next up is some real excitement as you travel to the Stockton Bight sand dunes. Located between the city of Newcastle, in the South, and Port Stephens, in the North, the Stockton Bight sand dunes are an excellent example of an ecosystem at risk. The area represents one of the most notable and accessible records of coastal environmental change on the NSW coast and is intensively studied. Hop on board your modern 4WD vehicle and be taken out to the dunes to try sandboarding, this exhilarating experience should be on everyone's bucket-list.
Continue your day as you journey along the waterways of Port Stephens where you can engage in dolphin-watching, ride the Pacific Ocean's waves alongside bottle-nosed dolphins frolicking in the water.
. Have plenty of free time to explore the quaint village of Nelson Bay at the end of your tour where you can take scenic pictures from places like Gan Gan Lookout.