Water activity

Newcastle: Harbor and Coast 2.5-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

4.4 / 5

5 reviews

Activity provider: CoastXP

Newcastle: Harbor and Coast 2.5-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: CoastXP

From US$ 81.28 per person

Feel the wind in your hair as you explore 30 kilometers of the magnificent Hunter Coast. Experience the breathtaking scenery of Newcastle, see wild marine life, and discover important landmarks along the coastline on a 2.5-hour sightseeing cruise.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Enjoy unobstructed 360-degree views
  • Ride in an ecotourism vessel
  • Hear local knowledge of the coastline
  • Explore sea caves, cliffs and beaches
  • Accredited quality and sustainable tourism business
Full description
Experience the breathtaking coastal scenery of Newcastle on a 2.5-hour eco cruise. See pods of dolphins, seabirds, turtles and more. Enjoy 360-degree views as you cruise in a custom-built rigid inflatable. Be captivated by the marine life and beautiful landscape of coal seams, volcanic rocks, and sedimentary cliffs, including important Aboriginal sites. Travel down the Hunter Coast, passing Caves Beach and Catherine Hill Bay. See unique views of Newcastle Harbor, World War Two coastal forts, and world-renowned surfing beaches. Pass ANZAC Memorial Walk, the Bogey Hole, Glenrock Lagoon, Redhead Shark Watchtower and hidden gems Moon Island, Pinney's Headland and Shark Bay. 
  • Professional guide
  • Water and Juice
  • Premium weatherproof jackets
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Tours depart from Harbour Square Boat Dock, along the Honeysuckle Foreshore, Newcastle. Look out for the local partner’s blue semi-rigid inflatable vessel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Closed-toe shoes

Know before you go

  • The vessel features a large canopy providing shade and protection from the elements in hot, cold or wet conditions
  • It is a modern ecotourism vessel, comfortably seating up to 20 passengers
  • There is a toilet onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

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Cruise experience was very good. Only disappointment was we were unable to spot any Dophins

April 19, 2022

We throughly enjoyed our cruise. With a beautiful coastline and very informative skipper.

April 16, 2022

I thought it was amazing and so much fun

February 16, 2022

Product ID: 215727