Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle

Highlights

  • Enjoy close encounters with Humpback Whales along the Hunter Coast. The tour showcases the stunning Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline from the water. Departing from the 3rd largest port in Australia, the tour features authentic interpretation around the history of the port, the City, the marine life which inhabit the coastline, local geology, Aboriginal heritage as well as unique areas of the Hunter Coast only accessible by water. You may also get the opportunity to see wrecks, cliffs and ships. Along the way, we often see playful dolphins and seals too!

Summary

Enjoy close encounters with Humpback Whales along the Hunter Coast. The tour showcases the stunning Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline from the water. Departing from the 3rd largest port in Australia, the tour features authentic interpretation around the history of the port, the City, the marine life which inhabit the coastline, local geology, Aboriginal heritage as well as unique areas of the Hunter Coast only accessible by water. You may also get the opportunity to see wrecks, cliffs and ships. Along the way, we often see playful dolphins and seals too!

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
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Why take this tour?

The tour begins inside Newcastle Harbour, we take in the sights before heading offshore for an adventure boat experience! The tour focuses specifically on the Humpback Whale Migration along Australia's East Coast. You will also get the opportunity to see Newcastle from a completely unique angle, visiting some areas only accessible by water. We regularly hear from locals who are amazed by the places we go on our tour.

What’s included?

  • Including GST and booking fees

  • Professional Guide

  • Water and Juice

  • New wet weather jackets provided

  • Complimentary high-quality digital images of your trip

  • Bottled water

  • Any parking or transport fees

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

CoastXP's full COVID-19 Response Plan can be provided upon request.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

CoastXP is a premier Hunter Coast adventure boat experience! Ocean Enthusiast Dominic May and his team operate coastal sightseeing, whale watching (Jun - Nov), cruise and event-based tours departing daily from the Honeysuckle Foreshore showcasing the breathtaking coastline of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie from a custom-built boat.

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