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Port Stephens 4WD Tours - Anna Bay

Step away from civilisation for a while to the surreal landscape of the dunes, a unique world just waiting to be experienced!

Covering 78 square kilometres, the traditional home of the Worimi people is the largest sand mass in the Southern Hemisphere. Here you will find everything from Aboriginal cultural sites to the skeletal remains of shipwrecks, WW2 fortifications and the hidden, remote outpost of Tin City.

Then for a fun filled activity for all ages why not try a Sand Boarding Adventure? Enjoy the thrill of sand boarding down 60 degree slopes that are 30 metres high! Best of all there is no time limit.. stay and play in this amazing environment for as long as you like! Experiencing the vast dunes is truly awe inspiring, and they are a photographer's paradise so don't forget your camera!

For more information: www.portstephens4wd.com.au
Tours

Sand Boarding Adventure

Port Stephens 4WD Tours will pick you up in one of their purpose built four wheel drive vehicles and transport you to the best sand boarding dunes available. Sand boards, instruction, and supervision are provided and you can sand board for as long as you like!

Hop on/Hop off between 10am and 3.30pm daily (extended hours during school holidays).

Last shuttle returns to the car park at 4.30pm.
Start Location Sandboarding Adventure Departur Point, Anna Bay
Highlights Sandboarding Adventure Departur Point, Anna Bay
Travel by Coaster, Four Wheel Drive
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $20.00-$28.00 Price Range Child (4 to 14 years) AUD20.00, Seniors and Students AUD25.00, Adults AUD28.00, and Family (two adults and two children 4 to 14 years) AUD78.50. Children under the age of 4 are free of charge.

Beach and Dune Tour

This 1.5 hour tour offers the perfect snapshot of this amazing landscape. Explore the 2,500 hectares of sand dunes in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Visit and learn about fascinating sites such as the ancient middens and the hidden, remote outpost of Tin City. Dig for Pippis (if time permits) and catch a glimpse of magnificent sea eagles and other bird species. And at no extra charge, you can sand board for as long as you like!

This tour is not recommended for children under the age of two.

Please note departure times for this tour are dependent on tide and sea conditions, and as such departure times and dates can vary.
Start Location Departure location, Anna Bay
Highlights Check out the Hidden Tin City, Anna Bay
Travel by Coaster, Four Wheel Drive
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $31.00-$52.00 Price Range Child (0 to 14 years) AUD31.00, Adult AUD52.00, Senior/Student AUD49.00 and Family (two adults and two children 0 to 14 years) AUD137.50.

Sygna Wreck Tour

A fully guided three hour tour including 26 kilometres of beach driving to the Sygna Wreck; a Norwegian bulk carrier that ran aground during heavy seas in 1974. Travel back via the remote, hidden outpost of Tin City, World War 2 and historical sites and ancient middens. Spot some magnificent Sea Eagles and other bird species. Also includes sand boarding for the adventurous!

This tour is not recommended for children under the age of four. Minimum of four passengers to run this tour.

Please note departure times for this tour are dependent on tide and sea conditions, and as such departure times and dates can vary.
Start Location Depart in the four wheel drives, Soldiers Point
Highlights See the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, Anna Bay See the famous Sygna Ship wreck, Anna Bay Discover Tin City, Anna Bay
Travel by Four Wheel Drive
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $50.00-$90.00 Price Range Child (4 to 14 years) AUD50.00, Adult AUD90.00, Student/Senior AUD83.00 and Family (two adults and two children 4 to 14 years) AUD235.00. Not recommended for children under the age of 4.

Beach Boats and Beer Tour

Port Stephens departure (Tomaree Peninsula).

Newcastle departure and other Port Stephens areas also available.

Tour Itinerary:

8am: Pick up from your Port Stephens accommodation and take you directly onto the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes Enjoy magnificent scenery and try some sand boarding!

10am: Come off the beach at Anna Bay and travel into Nelson Bay for your next activity.

10.30am: Board Moonshadow at the d'Albora marina, cruise the beautiful harbour and look out for playful dolphins! Then enjoy a freshly prepared buffet lunch.

1pm: Your friendly guide will transfer you to Murray's Brewery for some local craft beer and wine tasting.

3pm: Keep relaxing... your package also includes transfers back to your accommodation!

Note: minimum of four passengers required to run tour.
Start Location Pick up from your Port Stephens Accommodation, Port Stephens
Highlights Drop off at your Port Stephens Accommodation, Port Stephens
Travel by Catamaran, Coaster, Four Wheel Drive
Duration Full Day.
Price $99.00-$213.00 Price Range Prices subject to change and availability. Port Stephens Departure: Child AUD99.00, Adult AUD148.00. Newcastle Departure: Child AUD169.00, Adult AUD213.00. All rates include GST and NPWS levies. A child is 4 to 14 years. This tour is not recommended for c

Dolphin Watch and Sandboarding Package

Save when you combine a Moonshadow Dolphin Watch Cruise with a Port Stephens 4WD one hour Sandboarding Adventure. Port Stephens two must do activities!

Cruise Port Stephens Harbour for 1.5 hours on your dolphin watch cruise (99% sighting rate, plus boom net rides, morning or afternoon tea and full commentary).

AND ... Venture onto the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes by purpose built 4WD (look for the red buses) to 40 metre high sand dunes where boards, instruction and supervision are provided ... your ultimate adventure!

Note: Tours may be completed in one day or over two days. Passengers must make their own way to both activities.
Start Location Moonshadow Cruises, Nelson Bay Sandboarding Adventure, Anna Bay
Highlights SStockton Sand Dunes, Anna Bay
Travel by Catamaran, Coaster, Four Wheel Drive
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $34.50-$132.00 Price Range Adult AUD47.50. Senior/Student AUD41.50. Child (4 to 14 years) AUD34.50. Family (two adults and two children) AUD132.00. Children under four years free of charge.

Whale Watch and Sandboarding Package

Save when you combine a Moonshadow Whale Watch Cruise with a Port Stephens 4WD Sandboarding Adventure. Port Stephens two must do adventures!

You won't forget the sight of a 15 metre, 40 tonne humpback whale! Also included is a cruise of Port Stephens Outer Islands, morning or afternoon tea and full commentary. You might even see the local bottlenose dolphins, oceanic dolphins, offshore seabirds, minke, pilot or Southern right whales.

AND venture onto the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes by purpose built 4WD to 40 metre high sand dunes where boards, instruction and supervision are provided - your ultimate soft adventure!

Tours may be completed in one day or two days. Please note that you must make your own way to and from activities.
Start Location Whale Watch Cruise, Nelson Bay Sandboarding Adventure, Anna Bay
Highlights Stockton Sand Dunes, Anna Bay
Travel by Coaster, Four Wheel Drive, Motor Vessel
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $42.50-$210.00 Price Range Adult AUD78.50. Senior/Student AUD67.50. High School Student AUD58.50. Child (four to 14 years) AUD42.50. Family (two adults and two children) AUD210.00. Children under four years free of charge.
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