Port Stephens Dolphins & Dunes

Full Day Tour | Sydney Return

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement


Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
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Port Stephens Dolphins & Dunes

Full Day Tour | Sydney Return

Port Stephens Dolphins & Dunes

Full Day Tour | Sydney | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

Discover the beautiful coastal region of Port Stephens. But first, you’ll get to interact with Australian wildlife including cute koalas and cavorting kangaroos. You can also say hello to the huge saltwater crocodile. In Port Stephens, board your boat and head out in search of wild dolphins. Then it’s all downhill from here, when you go sand-boarding on dunes that climb up to 40 metres high!


Mon, Wed & Sat: Departs city at 7.55am
(earlier from pick-up points)


Sydney, 7.15pm approximately

  • Entry to Australian Reptile Park
  • Dolphin watching cruise
  • Sandboard hire
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in a 4WD vehicle to the dunes for sandboarding
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

• Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and travel over the Hawkesbury River, a holiday hub for boat lovers
• Your journey will take you through the evergreen landscape of the region’s countryside and historic towns
• Discover native wildlife at a zoo with a bite – the Australian Reptile Park
• Get up-close to the wildlife, including echidnas, playtypus and dingoes. Hand-feed the friendly kangaroos, see cute koalas and a huge saltwater crocodile
• In Port Stephens, there’s time to purchase lunch (own expense) before you board your dolphin-watching cruise
• Hop on to the catamaran and head out on the water in search of dolphins
• The bottlenose dolphins have several pods in the area, so there is a very good chance of seeing one, if not many
• Be entertained with informative commentary and spectacular scenery of the bay and Tomaree and Yacaaba Headlands
• Relax and have fun in the boomnet that's dropped into the water in the summer months
• Travel in a purpose-built 4WD vehicle to the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, the largest sand dune system in Australia, stretching for 32 kilometres over 2,500 hectares
• Sandboard at your own pace or experience the thrill of high speed down the enormous dunes

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Swimmers & towel (optional)
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Moderate level of fitness required for guests participating in the Sandboarding option.

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