Port Stephens Dolphins & Dunes - Leisure Holidays

Port Stephens Dolphins & DunesAustralia

From RM518 / per person for 12 hours
Discover the beautiful coastal region of Port Stephens.

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Cross the Hawkesbury Ranges to the Australian Reptile Park. Board a luxury dolphin-watching boat. Cruise around magnificent Port Stephens, home to pods of bottlenose dolphins. Ride on the boat’s boom net. Then take the 4WD sand-boarding tour to the Stockton Bight sand dunes.

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.


Hotel Pick-up

Tour departs at 7:55am from Sydney (pick-ups at selected city hotels)

Tour returns at 7:15pm approximately in Sydney

Hotels Pick-up:

• Holiday Inn Airport - Sydney

• Vibe Hotel Sydney

• Mercure Central Sydney 

• Capitol Theatre

• Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

• Park Royal Darling Harbour

• Hilton Sydney

• Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour

• Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney

• Four Seasons Sydney

• Holiday Inn Potts Point

• Rydges Central

• Rydges World Square Sydney 

• Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

• The Grace Hotel

• Intercontinental Hotel Sydney

• Sydney Harbour Marriott


Discover the beautiful coastal region of Port Stephens. Pristine waterways, golden sandy beaches, eco-diverse Marina and National Parks provide an array of activities for everyone.

• 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

• Interact with the wildlife, including a walk with Hugo, a giant but gentle Galapagos tortoise. Hand-feed the friendly kangaroos. See cuddly koalas and visit Elvis, 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


Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Entry to Australian Reptile Park

Dolphin Watching Cruise

Driver Guide

Experienced Driver Guide


Comprehensive Commentary


Travel in a 4WD vehicle to the dunes for sandboarding


Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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