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Port Stephens: Dolphin Watching Cruise

Port Stephens: Dolphin Watching Cruise

Take a cruise around magnificent Port Stephens Harbour on one of the biggest boats in the bay. Keep an eye out for the resident Bottlenose Dolphins as you head out beautiful Port Stephens Marine Park. Take in the sights of Tomaree and Yacaaba Headlands, Shoal Bay, Nelson Bay, and the Eastern Harbour as you sit back and relax on the deck area. If you feel like getting a bit wet, feel free to use our boomnet. Enjoy entertaining and informative commentary on board. If you feel like indulging in something a little different, there is a licensed bar on board that you can choose to purchase from. 

Hunter Valley: Uncork the Hunter Full-Day Wine Tour

Hunter Valley: Uncork the Hunter Full-Day Wine Tour

Uncork unexpected and unique experiences on a tour of Australia's Hunter Valley. Your 7-hour tour includes multiple wine tastings, a cheese and wine masterclass, a mystery wine experience, chocolate and wine pairings, a generous lunch, a glass of wine, and a tour of a working brewery. Go off the beaten track with your small group and find great Hunter wines that exist beyond the shelves of a bottle shop. Don’t expect to go on the path well-traveled—it’s too busy there, and there’s no room for surprises.   Speaking of surprises, did the mystery wine experience catch your eye? Your tour includes a unique wine encounter that is not available to your average walk-in wine-taster. The mystery wine experience is designed to build your wine knowledge while getting you involved, having a few laughs, and teaching you what makes Hunter Valley wine unique.   Your best day ever wouldn’t be complete without the dream weavers: knowledgeable guides are a huge part of what makes your day unforgettable. They’re passionate locals who love their wine and the Hunter Valley. So, are you ready for the best day ever?

Hunter Valley: Hunter Valley Wildlife Park Entry Ticket

Hunter Valley: Hunter Valley Wildlife Park Entry Ticket

Experience Hunter Valley Wildlife Park which is home to a wide range of animals from Koalas, albino kangaroos, wombats, Tasmanian Devils, Peacocks, cheaters, lions, giraffes, alligators and much more. You can purchase a small amount of food from our team which will allow you to get up close and personal with our kangaroos while feeding them. You can also have the option to experience our giraffe feeding, where you will enjoy an up close and personal encounter with our giraffes while feeding them. Take the chance to explore the park at your own time and get the chance to learn more about the diverse collection when listening to one of our keeper talks or sit back and enjoy watching our animals.

Newcastle: Humpback Whale Watching Cruise and Harbor Tour

Newcastle: Humpback Whale Watching Cruise and Harbor Tour

Embark on a whale-watching tour in Newcastle with experienced tour operators and witness the magnificent migration of over 45,000 humpback whales as they make their seasonal commute away from colder waters. Admire the whales from a fully air-conditioned catamaran and choose from indoor and outdoor viewing areas to watch the whales on their journey. Learn more about the whales from informative commentary and the available fact sheets. Enjoy an included harbor and outer beach tour, and complimentary morning or afternoon tea, depending on your tour time. Tour with confidence that if no whales are seen on your trip, you have 12 months to reschedule and try again.

Newscastle: Australian Tree Ropes Course Adventure

Newscastle: Australian Tree Ropes Course Adventure

Swing from treetop to treetop or glide between them on a tree ropes course in Newcastle, Australia. Nestled within the beautiful Blue Gum Regional Park, and under two hours north of Sydney, Treetops Adventure Newcastle has unique tree ropes courses that pack a lot of adventure into a small area. Trial over 90, fun aerial challenges and 20 different ziplines, where you clamber along the native gum trees at your own pace. Immerse yourself in Australia's magnificent nature on a one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure that's suitable for many ages. Leave the course feeling energized, happy, and laughing.

Newcastle: Lake Macquarie Cruise with Lunch

Newcastle: Lake Macquarie Cruise with Lunch

Be impressed by the beautiful scenery of the foreshore as you cruise around the northern suburbs of Lake Macquarie. Indulge yourself in a freshly prepared BBQ lunch. Enjoy steak, sausages, seasonal salads and fresh Australian prawns from the galley servery. Your friendly crew will deliver dessert to your table. Help yourself to complimentary tea and coffee. Informative commentary of shore based attractions is provided during the cruise. Bring good company and be prepared to sit back, relax and enjoy your cruise. Your only choice to make, is whether to do it with or without a drink from the licensed bar!

Newcastle: True Crime Guided Walking Tour

Newcastle: True Crime Guided Walking Tour

Take a stroll through one of Australia's oldest settlements and uncover a city with a disturbing criminal past. Perfect for history buffs or lovers of true crime, your guide will engross you with tales of famous crimes that unfolded right where you stand. The tour takes you to iconic sites in the Newcastle East area including the Convict Lumberyard, the original Newcastle gaol site, the cathedral as well as the best scenic views that Newcastle has to offer. You'll walk down hidden laneways and discover iconic nooks as you attempt to put together the facts for yourself. Each waypoint will include a retelling of the mysteries that lie beneath your feet. These are the stories that the city tried to forget.

Newcastle: Small Group Humpback Whale Encounter Tour

Newcastle: Small Group Humpback Whale Encounter Tour

Departing from the Honeysuckle Foreshore, inside Newcastle Harbour, join the experienced CoastXP team on a fun offshore adventure in search of humpback whales along the stunning Newcastle coastline! Guests have the opportunity to get up close with humpback whales on this tour, and watch their fascinating behaviours. CoastXP is an accredited quality and sustainable tourism business, so the team will take great care of you while you're on your offshore experience. The tour is more than just a wonderful whale watching experience. It's also an opportunity to learn about the history of the coastline, key landmarks and geological formations. Humpback Whales are some of the most inquisitive and interactive species out of all marine mammals. These spectacular whales make exceptionally long journeys from the Antarctic to the warm safe waters south of the equator each year. Other than watching humpback whales, this tour regularly encounters long-nosed fur seals, as well as common and bottlenose dolphins.

Newcastle: Tandem Beach Skydive with Optional Transfers

Newcastle: Tandem Beach Skydive with Optional Transfers

Skydive at Newcastle’s closest beach for the ultimate adrenalin rush. Located just one hour North of Sydney this Skydive host views of Lake Macquarie, Australia's largest salt water lake. A spectacular drop zone with views of the Hunter Valley, Newcastle, The Lake region, and directly on top of amazing coastline with access to the beach, it provides a truly unique day trip experience. Drop from a height of up to 15,000 feet and freefall at over 200 km/hr for up to an insane 60 seconds. Float under canopy over Newcastle for 5 - 7 minutes soaking up spectacular beach and city views. Enjoy the skydiving experience of a lifetime and step outside your comfort zone. Push your boundaries with the friendly skydiving crew and create special memories.

Newcastle: Hunter Valley Wine, Gin, Cheese & Chocolate Tour

Newcastle: Hunter Valley Wine, Gin, Cheese & Chocolate Tour

Try some of Australia's best wine, food, cheese, chocolate, beers and spirits on this tour of the Hunter Valley. After pickup from Newcastle (Cameron Park), you'll visit 3 local boutique wineries and a distillery, with a guided tasting at each stop. At some venues, chocolates and local cheeses will be brought to match the wine, and keep your tastebuds exploring the flavours of Australia's first wine region. In addition to all the beautiful wines and handcrafted produce, you will also enjoy a relaxed one-course lunch with a wine, beer or cider to wash it down. You'll have ample opportunity to take in the valley’s charm. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to Newcastle (Cameron Park).

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