Port Stephens

Bree Laughlin

Date: 26th March 2016

Episode: 24

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Dive into Port Stephens, for an unforgettable outdoor experience! There’s plenty to see and do at Port Stephens – it’s nature’s playground. From sand dunes to sparkling seas, this place has it all for a weekend escape from Melbourne. Dolphin Swim Australia operate from Nelson Bay, just a short drive from Port Stephens, and is the only place of its kind- where you can swim with wild oceanic dolphins! You can interact with these amazing creatures from the comfort of the catamaran, Imagine. If you want to get the full experience, join the Wild Dolphin Swim. And for those who aren’t comfortable in the water, you can observe these graceful creatures from the comfort of the boat. While you’re there, pack in as much as possible. Join a whale watching cruise, enjoy a mountain biking experience and discover Broughton Island.

More Information

Dolphin Swim Australia

Dock C d’Albora Marina, Teramby Road, Nelson Bay 2315

Ph: 1300 721 358

Swimmer Cost: $289

Observer Cost: $60

Book online or over the phone

Melbourne Weekender Special

The first 100 viewers to book online using promo code ‘MELBOURNEWEEKENDER100’ will get $30 off.

Sand Dune Adventures

2163 Nelson Bay Road, Williamtown NSW

Ph: (02) 4033 8808

Quad Bike Tours: 1 hour tour (min 2 people) Available Monday – Sunday

$110.00 per person

20% Discount for Online Bookings only - $88 per person

Whale Watch Express Cruises

Dock C d’Albora Marina, Teramby Road, Nelson Bay

Adults $63, Children $30 Family $156 (2 adult + 2 children)

Running Daily
May to Mid November – 11am & 1.30pm (3.30pm also available on demand)

Port Stephens Mountain Bike Adventures

MEETING POINT- Sandy Point Rd, Corlette

Ph: 0487 675 259

Scenic Coastal Tours (1.5-2 hours) - $50 per person / $160 for family of 4+

Moonshadow Cruises Broughton Island

3/35 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315

Ph: (02) 4984 9388

Broughton Island National Park Cruise:

Adults $89; Kids $48; Family $231

Prices correct as at 26/03/16

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