Enjoy the spectacular drive up to Port Stephens across the Harbour Bridge and through the leafy Northern Sydney suburbs. Cross the picturesque Hawkesbury River, famous for Sydney rock oysters, before arriving in Port Stephens.

Discover the immense Stockton Beach, home to some of the largest sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere. Why not try sand-boarding, a unique opportunity you won’t forget!

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant or a buffet on board the ship.

Port Stephens is the “Dolphin Capital” of Australia and home to around 150 bottlenose dolphins. Hop aboard the amazing Moonshadow Catamaran and search for pods of bottlenose dolphins, famous in this area. Watch as they play on the bow waves. Bring your swimming costume and ride the Boom Net and get up close and personal to these playful creatures!

If time allows, take the 2 hour return trek to the top of Tomaree Head for unparalleled views of idyllic Port Stephens and its coastline.  Not feeling so energetic, then enjoy the sights from Gan Gan Lookout, at a height of 160 metres, this is Port Stephens’ highest and most accessible lookout. Experience the commanding views of the whole of Port Stephens, right through to Newcastle in the south and the Myall Lakes to the north.

After your big day out by the sea, enjoy a relaxed drive back to Sydney.

Optional Extras



Sand board down the massive dunes of Stockton Beach.  Professional instructors will take you on an exciting 4WD adventure to the largest moving coastal sand dunes in the Southern hemisphere. You can surf down the massive 40 metre high dunes or start gently on the 15 metre bunny slopes. Sandboarding is a fun, exciting and safe adventure, suitable for the whole family.


Enjoy a lunch of Fish, Chips and Salad