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Imagine Cruises

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'Imagine Cruises' is an advanced Eco-Accredited company that is dedicated to the protection of Dolphins and Whales. 'Imagine' is a 54ft Sailing Catamaran, purpose-designed as a model for Eco-tourism and capable of both offshore and inshore cruising...more
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Teramby Road | Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9000
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The whale watch is awesome. Its only a short trip to get out through the heads and there they are whales, dolphins and seals. Frank is amazing as he has a wealth of knowledge about the whales and the local dolphins. It's a morning or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We didn't expect to see whales this late in the season. And we did. Took a 3 hour cruise and really enjoyed it. The boat is comfortable with plenty of shade. The crew were great and very knowledgeable. We saw dolphins on the way out....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sportsmad348
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The guys on board were absolutely amazing people, super kind and knows how to share a joke :) Definitely made the experience a lot more fun to start off with. Honestly have never seen so many dolphins so close in my life, the dolphins would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Crystal K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had such a lovely afternoon on this tour. My daughter and I had a lovely time on our whale watching tour on Tuesday afternoon seeing ten humpback whales including two babies and had one whale 'mug' us! The babies kept flipping their tails! We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
8  Thank Sarahceee
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Five great friends boarded Imagine Cruises in Nelson Bay for a whale watching eco tour we’ll never forget. Not only did we see beautiful majestic humpback whales, we were also blessed to see a super-pod of Common Dolphins which is quite rare according to our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank judyb-penair
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This was booked by my partner as a birthday present. I had done whale watching when I was younger but wanted to do it again on a weekend away to Port Stephens. It was an incredible experience that exceeded my expectations! We left the dock...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jess M
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience whales came up next to the boat and also under the boat. Great views of the whales, we also saw seals and dolphins. Staff were friendly and informative. We sat up top and you do go out of the heads so if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TeamMilo
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I came on your cruise this afternoon, and what another wonderful day.. Every time I book a cruise and hop onto one of your Cruises, you always look after all your guests on Board... The Local Knowledge from your skipper, a crew are second to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Went on an express whale watching cruise and my partner and I loved it, couldn’t recommend a better way to spend a beautiful day out! Saw glimpses of whales which was still good and dolphins came to the boat which was really cool too but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tamara K
Reviewed 14 August 2018

這不是我第一次出海賞鯨,但卻是離鯨魚最近的一次。我們很幸運地在巡航兩小時後看到一群鯨魚,鯨魚還游到我們的船旁邊,但是船長在鯨魚還在船邊的時候就返航了,有點可惜,這是一次難得的機會,要是能再多五分鐘就好了。We had a great experience. This was not the first time I saw whales but it was the first time I got to be so close to them. After two hours of cursing (and sea-sicking...), we spotted a group of 5 whales and then observed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zoe W
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16 July 2018|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
Most probably Dolphins as the Bay has resident pods all year round. Sept is still the Whale watching season & they used to offer a second cruise at 50% if their not sighted. Bookings are advisable if you've got limited... More
9 April 2018|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
That's right, you don't go outside the Bay so its usually pretty calm. Very relaxing cruise.
28 June 2017|
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Response from maryjen | Reviewed this property |
No we weren't