Newcastle Whale Watching Cruise, 2 hours


For: 1 Person Location: Newcastle Help Code: BLP1ZYFQ

Adult ($95.00)

Child ($60.00)

Family 2A+2C ($280.00)

Newcastle Whale Watching Cruise: View the magnificent Humpback whale from the close proximity of this hi-speed RIB boat off Newcastle's coast. This is a 2 hour whale watching and nature cruise operating during the whale migration season as they head up and down the NSW coastline. You'll see Humpback whales resting and playing in the close proximity to Newcastle harbour. Witness them as they breach, play and tail slap, whilst being informed by the expert commentary of your skipper.

The Newcastle Whale Watching Cruise operates between the months of June and November each year.

Newcastle Whale Watching Cruise


  • Uninterrupted 360° views of Newcastle & Hunter coast
  • Witnessing Humpback whales in their natural environment
  • Safe and comfortable eco-tourism vessel
  • Expert commentary from the onboard guide
  • Complimentary high-quality digital images of your trip 

Humpback Whale numbers have been increasing at a rate of over 10% each year, with more than 35,000 individuals passing the coast in 2017. The Newcastle Whale Watching Cruise has been designed in line with the Australian National Guidelines for Whale and Dolphin Watching 2017 and the Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017.


  • Premier two hour whale watching and nature cruise
  • Professional guide will provide informative marine commentary
  • Wet weather jackets can be provided
  • Complimentary high-quality digital images of your trip
  • Pick up available from selected hotels

Departure Point:

  • Tours Depart from Harbour Square Boat Dock, along the Honeysuckle Foreshore.
  • Directly out the front of Rydges Newcastle.

What to bring:

  • Camera, Binoculars
  • Sunscreen, Hat
  • Warm clothes, Sensible shoes
  • Seasickness remedy if required


  • Min age is 3 years.
  • Child prices are 3–16 years.

Tour Times:

  • Departing at 9am


  • Cruises run between June and November each year


  • Tours are weather dependant and can be postponed if deemed unsafe to proceed by the operator.
  • The operator will reschedule your tour for a later date if cancelled.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Any booking cancelled within 48 hours of departure, or no attendance on the day will not receive a refund

Check out this Adventure Cruise from November – April each year.

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