Moonshadow TQC Cruises

Moonshadow Cruises operate scheduled and private charter cruises on board three luxury vessels on both Port Stephens and Newcastle Harbours. Cruising these waters since 1981 they offer the best in cruises, food and service, with very competitive prices. Moonshadow Cruises experience assures a comfortable and memorable cruise.

Dolphin Discovery Cruise
Adults: $30.00 / Children: $18.00

Board your Moonshadow TQC Cruises vessel at Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay to commence a 90 minute Dolphin Discovery Cruise. Cruise aboard a catamaran, which has 360 degree viewing decks, open sundeck, boom-net as well as a licensed bar (at own expense). Explore scenic Port Stephens harbour in search of local bottlenose dolphins. Cruise includes either morning or afternoon tea, boomnet rides, commentary and a scenic harbour cruise. Cruise concludes approximately 90 minutes after commencement, at d'Albora Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Dock C d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.

Departure Time:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2020~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
10.30am and 1.30pm. Additional cruise runs at 3.30pm from 22DEC-28JAN only. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
10:30am and 01:30pm. Additional cruise runs at 03:30pm.~~~~

Duration:
1.5 hours

Meals:
- Morning tea or afternoon tea.

Not Included:
- Hotel transfers.
- Lunch.
- Beverages.
- National Parks or Marine levy.

Inclusions:
- See the world famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins.
- Exciting boom net rides.
- Fun Twist and Twirl Waterslide.
- Live underwater cameras (Moonshadow V only).
- Expansive open decks or covered all weather indoor viewing.
- Live, informative and fun Captain's commentary.

What to Bring:
- Items of personal nature.

Adults $30.00
Children $18.00
Dolphin Discovery with Buffet Lunch
Adults: $50.00 / Children: $33.00

Board your Moonshadow TQC Cruises vessel at Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay to commence a 90 minute Dolphin Discovery Cruise. Cruise aboard a catamaran, which has 360 degree viewing decks, open sundeck, boom-net as well as a licensed bar (at own expense). Explore scenic Port Stephens harbour in search of local bottlenose dolphins. Cruise includes either morning or afternoon tea, boomnet rides, commentary and a scenic harbour cruise. Lunch is served onboard the vessel while docked. Cruise concludes approximately 90 minutes after commencement, at d'Albora Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Dock "C" d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.

Departure Time:
10:30am and 01:30pm. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure.

Duration:
1.5 hours for the cruise (30 minutes for lunch).

Meals:
- Lunch.

Not Included:
- Hotel transfers.
- Beverages.
- National Parks or Marine levy.

Inclusions:
- See the world famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins.
- Exciting boom net rides.
- Fun Twist and Twirl Waterslide.
- Live underwater cameras (Moonshadow V only).
- Expansive open decks or covered all weather indoor viewing.
- Live, informative and fun Captain's commentary.

What to Bring:
- Items of personal nature.

Adults $50.00
Children $33.00
1HR Sandboarding and 1.5HRS Dolphin Discovery Cruise
Adults: $52.00 / Children: $35.00

Combine a cruise and 4WD tour and $ave! Board your Moonshadow TQC Cruises vessel at Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay to commence a 90 minute Dolphin Discovery Cruise. Cruise aboard a catamaran, which has 360 degree viewing decks, open sundeck, boom-net as well as a licensed bar (at own expense). Explore scenic Port Stephens harbour in searchof local bottlenose dolphins. Cruise includes either morning or afternoon tea, boomnet rides, commentary and a scenic harbour cruise. Cruise concludes approximately 90 minutes after commencement, at d'Albora Marina. Join your Port Stephens 4WD Tours transfer at the lower car park at the end of James Paterson Street, Anna Bay. 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! Tour is approximately 1 hour in duration.

Transfers between the two activities are not included. Activities can be booked on one day or taken over two days.

Departure Days:
Daily, except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Cruise: Dock "C" d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.
Sandboarding Shuttle: James Paterson Street, Anna Bay.
Cruise: Moonshadow V, Hinchinbrook Explorer, Moonshadow IV, MV Spirit, MV Spirit of Port Stephens.

Departure Time:
- Cruise: Moonshadow V, Hinchinbrook Explorer, MV Spirit, MV Spirit of Port Stephens 10:30am, 01:30pm.
- Sandboarding departs daily from 10:00am - 03:30pm every 30minutes.

Duration:
Cruise: 1.5 hours.
Sandboarding: 1 hour.

Entrance Fees:
- NSW National Parks levy included.

Meals:
- Morning or afternoon tea.

Not Included:
Sandboarding:
- Hotel transfers.
- Lunch.
- Transfer between activities.
Cruise:
- Snacks and Drinks Purchased from the Bar.
- Swimming costumes & towels for use in the boomet.
- Souvenirs.
- Parking at the marina.

Inclusions:
- See the world famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins.
- Exciting boom net rides.
- FUN Twist and Twirl Waterslide and LIVE underwater cameras (Moonshadow V only).
- Expansive open decks or covered all weather indoor viewing.
- Sandboarding shuttle tour with unlimited sand boarding.

Adults $52.00
Children $35.00
1hr Sandboarding and 1.5hr Dolphin Discovery Crz with Lunch
Adults: $72.00 / Children: $48.00

Departure Days:
Daily, except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Cruise: Moonshadow V, Hinchinbrook Explorer, Moonshadow IV, MV Spirit, MV Spirit of Port Stephens.

Departure Time:
- Cruise: Moonshadow V, Hinchinbrook Explorer, MV Spirit, MV Spirit of Port Stephens 10.30am, 01.30pm.
- Sandboarding departs daily from 10.00am - 03.30pm every 30minutes.

Duration:
Cruise: 1.5 hours.
Sandboarding: 1 hour.

Meals:
- Morning or Afternoon Tea.
- International Buffet Lunch.

Not Included:
- Hotel transfers.
- Lunch.
- Transfer between activities.
- Snacks and Drinks Purchased from the Bar.
- Swimming costumes & towels for use in the boomet.
- Souvenirs.
- Parking at the marina.

Inclusions:
- See our world famous resident wild Bottlenose dolphins.
- Exciting boom net rides.
- FUN Twist and Twirl Waterslide and LIVE underwater cameras (Moonshadow V only).
- Expansive open decks or covered all weather indoor viewing.
- Sandboarding shuttle tour with unlimited sand boarding.

What to Bring:

Adults $72.00
Children $48.00

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