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Tamboi Queen Cruises

Tamboi Queen Cruises is a family owned and operated cruise company. They are the longest operating cruise company in Port Stephens and have carried over two million happy passengers in Safety and comfort.

They offer the dolphin and whale watch cruises in Port Stephens and private charters for functions. Their friendly and highly experienced crew members will ensure that you have the best of the experience whether it is a dolphin watching, fishing or whale watching cruise in Port Stephens.

You will receive friendly personal service from their professional crew. They offer multi departure times to suit everyone.

For more information: www.tamboiqueencruises.com

Tours

Three Hour Whale Watching Cruise - MV Spirit of Port Stephens
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MV Spirit of Port Stephens the flag ship of Tamboi Queen Cruises operates three hour whale watching cruises with bonus dolphin watching and outer islands cruise included.

MV Spirit of Port Stephens is a fast, stable, 18 metre power-catamaran with spacious 360 degree split-level viewing decks she is ideal for off-shore whale watching; a nine metre beam ensures she is comfortable, fast, and fun.

Their experienced skippers have a 98 per cent success rate of spotting many of the 7,000 whales that migrate each year.
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Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay Depart Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay Dolphin watch cruise, Nelson Bay Return to Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Catamaran, Motor Vessel Half Day or less.
Price
$25.00-$145.00 Price Range Adults AUD60.00. Concession AUD50.00. Student (14 to 18 years) AUD40.00. Children (four to 14 years) AUD25.00. Family (two adults and two children) AUD145.00.
1.5 Hour Dolphin Watch Cruise MV Surprise
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MV Surprise operates one and a half hour dolphin watching cruises with boom net rides.

The boats are fully licensed; morning and afternoon tea is served by the friendly crew on the spacious 360-degree viewing decks. The experienced skippers will tell you all about the dolphins and Port Stephens in a fun and informative way.

Free information sheets on the dolphins are available. Clean rest rooms.

Be sure to bring your swimmers and towel.
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MV Surprise, Nelson Bay Dolphin watch Cruise off Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Motor Vessel Half Day or less.
Price
$10.00-$54.00 Price Range Adults AUD23.00. Concession AUD18.00. Children (four to 14 years) AUD10.00. Family (two adults and two children) AUD54.00. Children under four years free.
Two Hour Dolphin Watch Cruise with Water Slide, Boom Net and Spa
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Two hour dolphin watching cruise on board either MV Spirit or MV Spirit of Port Stephens with boom net, water slide and spa. Why not ride the large boom net while cruising the Port.

Experience the excitement of the only water slide suitable for all ages at anchor in the calm waters of Shoal Bay. They provide free bottomless tea and coffee, licensed bar, free fact sheets, clean rest rooms. Be sure to bring your swimmers and towel (spa only available on MV Spirit).
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Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay Cruise off Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Catamaran, Motor Vessel Half Day or less.
Price
$13.50-$66.50 Price Range Adults AUD26.00. Concession AUD21.00. Children (four to 14 years) AUD13.50. Family (two adults and two children) AUD66.50.Children under four years free.
Three Hour Whale Watch Cruise - MV Spirit
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Join Tamboi Queen Cruises and experience the ultimate wildlife adventure. 14,000 whales pass close to Port Stephens annually on the longest migration by any mammal. MV Spirit is a fast stable catamaran with two walk around all weather viewing decks.
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Wharf 1, Nelson Bay Whale Watching off Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Motor Vessel Half Day or less.
Price
$25.00-$145.00 Price Range Adults AUD60.00. Concession AUD50.00. Student (14 to 18 years) AUD40.00. Children (four to 14 years) AUD25.00. Family (two adults and two children) AUD145.00.
FerryLink
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Tamboi Queen Cruises and Nelson Bay Charters (Wallamba) have come together to offer locals and holiday makers connections between Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest and Nelson Bay.

The Ferry service offers four cruises from Tea Gardens and Nelson Bay picking up and drop off at Hawks Nest daily (must be booked direct). All cruises have friendly staff, free morning and afternoon tea. All vessels are professionally maintained.

Dolphins are spotted on 95 per cent of cruises.
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40 Victoria Prd, Nelson Bay Hawks Nest Tea Gardens
Travel by: Duration:
Ferry Half Day or less.
Price
$10.00-$50.00 Price Range Adults AUD20.00, Concession AUD18.00, Children (five to 15 years) AUD10.00, Family (two adults and three children) AUD50.00. Under four years FREE.
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