Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruises Nelson Bay

Coronavirus Update:

Due to the new Government restrictions regarding Covid-19, all of the tour operators have closed until further notice. we have therefore decided to close our front office. We will still monitor emails,and the phones have been diverted should you need to contact us.

Please be aware

Dolphin Watching

Dolphin watch cruises operate all year round.  You can enjoy an informative commentary from the skipper, as you cruise around the Bay for 1.5 hours, while keeping an eye out for our resident wild dolphins.  In addition, all cruises offer free tea and coffee and a free return cruise, if no dolphins are sighted.  

Dolphin Watching FAQ’s

Jet Skis

The water is getting warm, so for those adrenaline junkies out there, you can get your thrills  when you speed around the large designated jet ski area for thirty minutes, on one of our Yamaha VX1100’s.   Read more 

Quad Bikes

The quad bikes are so much fun, but they book out quickly, so in the off season, make sure you book at least one day in advance (especially at weekends) and during the holidays, at least two days in advance.  Don’t miss out on this experience, call us on 0249 843 843 to secure your spot.   See Quad Bike King for more info  


Escape the crowds with Bay Speedboat Adventures – this is a private trip $150 for 20 mins, max of 6 Adults. See  Bay Speedboat Adventures

Dinner Cruises

Enjoy a Sunset Dinner Cruise, departing at 7:15pm on Saturday evenings only, offering the same lovely food and great service that you have come to expect from Moonshadow’s on-board chefs and other staff.  For further information see here.  Dinner Cruises.

Boat Hire

Please Note: We are no longer running Boat Hire.  The nearest boat hire is Nelson Bay Boat Hire on the Public Wharf – Jetty 7.

Bay Booking Office – Tel 02 49 843 843