Things to do in Nelson Bay

Early Bird Whale Watching starts May 11th Click Here

Whale Watching Season Mid May to Oct – Head offshore to witness the annual Whale Migration on the Humpback Highway. We have 3 different operators offering 3 very different Whale Watching experiences. Trips range from 1.5hrs to 3hrs.

Dolphin Watching

During Autumn / Winter / Spring Moonshadow TQC still offer a daily 1.5hr Dolphin Watch – Click Here for further details.

Tea Gardens

Currently we have two companies operating a daily service over to Tea Gardens – Y-Knot Cruises and the historic T.G. Ferries. Click on either link for full details or to check availability. Don’t forget to book a return journey if required.

Bay Speedboat Adventures

Escape the crowds with Bay Speedboat Adventures – offering private tours of the Bay. Starting with the Family Fun Run – 30 mins for up to 8 people, please note the prices are for the whole boat, not per person. Adults and children are welcome (minimum age three yrs). Any child under 12, must wear a life jacket. For more information see Bay Speedboat Adventures or, call us on 02 4984 3843, to book your tour.

Quad Bikes

The quad bikes are so much fun and there are three different experiences you can choose from. The holiday seasons are usually very busy and all quad bike activities book out quickly. Over the counter bookings are no longer possible, you must book online. Check out each company below:-


Sandboarding is a great physical work out. Spend some time on our magnificent dunes and you won’t have to go to the gym that day. If, however, you are not physically inclined, you can take some fantastic photos instead – so bring your camera. You can book online below: –

Have a look at our YouTube channel where you will find some of our favourite videos of the activities available.

Youtube Channel

Tours & Activities in Nelson Bay Port Stephens

Bay Booking Office – Tel 02 49 843 843


Dock C, 8 Teramby Road, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, NSW 2315

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