Discover the dolphins of Port Stephens with Moonshadow Cruises, an accredited ecotourism operator. You’ll have the opportunity to see the resident bottlenose dolphins dive, leap, swim and play on the tours, operating daily all year.
In whale-watching season, from May to November, Moonshadow Cruises also have tours to ocean vantage points where you’ll see whales such as humpbacks migrate along the coast. The award-winning Moonshadow Cruises has been operating since 1981.
The dolphins of Port Stephens, on the North Coast, can swim at speeds of up to 35 km/h. With a nose shaped like a bottle, the dolphins live permanently in the beautiful waters of Port Stephens. The dolphins vary in size but their average weight is about 200 kg.
Moonshadow Cruises are in Nelson Bay, about 2 h 30 min from Sydney by car. You can travel by train from Sydney to Newcastle, where you can go by bus to Nelson Bay.
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