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All reviews the pub tea garden trip takes port stephens hawks nest relaxing cruise lovely trip takes about an hour great commentary saw dolphins two hours fish chips pod of dolphins whale watching staff were friendly annie skipper
Today Sunday the wife and I with friends wanted to take the ferry from Nelson Bay so we went to the booking office there we were told that the ferry was not running and told of an other vessel the lady in the booking office...More
We had a great day crosssing from Port Stephens, Nelson's Bay, to Tea Gardens. The boat is old and full of character. The seats look as if they were salvaged from an old cinema but quite comfortable. The fellah who we had a running comentary...More
The ferry was very old and it takes an hour to get from Nelson Bay to Tea Gardens or visa versa. In saying that the captain was very friendly and had interesting information to share as we travelled. Him and his wife were lovely people....More
Took the ferry to Tea Gardens. We were a little disappointed as it was supposed to leave at 11am. It didn't dock until 11am and then they hung around until 11.20. It is an hour to Tea Gardens. it reduced our time at the other...More
The lady in the office was so unpleasant that it put us off, then we saw how rusty and old the ferry was (only one available in winter) and our mind was made up that is not to go. The skipper was bent down fixing...More
A great way to see Port Stephens is by taking the ferry service between Tea Gardens and Nelsons Bay. A very relaxing cruise where you can see dolphins at play and take in fantastic scenery along the way.
Absolutely loved the ferry trip across to Tea Gardens! Good value for money with great scenery along the way.. Nice walk around Tea Gardens with great fish and chips to eat along the shore and a great little icecream/lolly shop there too.
Will definitely do...More
Really enjoyed our trip over to Tea Gardens to see friends for lunch (at the Boathouse). The ferry staff were delightful. Book ahead if you can, as you get priority boarding! Saw plenty of dolphins and they slowed down so you could get a good...More
We went on this ferry ride to Tea Gardens. It was a beautiful day and the trip there and back was a wonderful experience, the waters were calm and we spotted a number of dolphins - the skipper kindly slowed for photos and a closer...More