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Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle provided by CoastXP

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Important Information
Departure Point
3-3A Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Including GST and booking fees
  • Professional Guide
  • Water and Juice
  • New wet weather jackets provided
  • Complimentary high-quality digital images of your trip
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Any parking or transport fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children under 3 not allowed
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
29Reviews
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Laurie G wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
The boat is safe, fast, comfortable and gives great vision of the stunning shoreline and marine aninals. We saw whales, dolphins, seals and many birds. The pilot is helpful and knowledgeable. Good value for money and if the weather is on your side this is an awesome way to spend
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Dominicmay, Owner at Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Hi Laurie, thank you so much for your kind review. I’m really glad to hear you enjoyed the tour, and enjoyed seeing the whales, dolphins and seals we have off our coastline. I hope to see you aboard again soon!
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Jenny P wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
Thanks Don for a fun and informative time. The wind made it interesting but we both had a great day out! 👍
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Dominicmay, Owner at Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle
Responded 6 Oct 2019
Thank you Jenny for your kind review, I am really pleased to hear you had a fantastic time. The wind certainly makes the whales more active!
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Fiona D wrote a review Oct 2019
Newcastle, Australia8 contributions4 helpful votes
My two young kids and myself took the 2hr Whale Encounter Tour yesterday. We saw NZ fur seals, bottle nosed dolphins and caught some glimpses of a couple of humpback whales, who were proving to be a little elusive - as Dom our Guide explained that on days when the water is quite
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Dominicmay, Owner at Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle
Responded 3 Oct 2019
Thank you so much Fiona for your kind review. It was a pleasure having yourself, Max and Finn aboard. I am really glad to hear you had a terrific time, and I hope to see the three of you aboard again soon!
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Lynneturner7 wrote a review Sep 2019
Newcastle, Australia6 contributions1 helpful vote
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip with Dom. His narrative was interesting and informative and even though we didnt see any whales we were fortunate enough to see 3 fur seals, a couple of dolphins, mutton birds and a huge flock of gannets. It was amazing seeing Newcastle and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Dominicmay, Owner at Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle
Responded 18 Sep 2019
Thank you so much Lynne for your kind review. I am really pleased to hear you had a fantastic time and enjoyed your tour. The New Zealand Fur Seals were definitely a highlight!
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Mike R wrote a review Sep 2019
Tiverton, United Kingdom1 contribution
Dominic just seemed to know exactly where to take us to see everything. First of all a little bit of information about Newcastle and then out to see Nigel the furry seal who’s home is a buoy out at sea. Nigel was recently attacked by a shark but is recovering well with the aid
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Dominicmay, Owner at Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle
Responded 15 Sep 2019
WOW! Thank you so much Mike for your kind review. I am really pleased to hear you and Sally had such a wonderful time, so much so it was the most "humbling trip" you have ever had! It was an absolute pleasure to have you aboard, and I look forward to seeing you and Sally again in the future!
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yaris2012763
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Great tour
Having been to Newcastle numerous times I never thought of a boat tour so I am so glad we did it was great and Dom
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Venture74942
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Fantastic way to see the Newcastle / Lake Macquarie Coast
Boat trip was great - just the right amount of adventure, while feeling totally safe. We went all the way to Cathe
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blaughlan
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Fantastic
Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline from a vantage point you have probably never seen it from. A must do for l
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newcastle2300
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Eye Opener
Great weather, good company, and slow walk around Honeysuckle. Stopped off for lunch, with some excellent places t
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Chrisg_40
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Excellent adventure!
Very well done! We are Newcastle locals and it was great to see our area from Newcastle to Catherine Hill bay from
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jarroda786
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Newcastle’s beautiful coastline from a different perspective!
Unreal Sunday morning on the water with Dom aboard the CoastXP adventure tour! An adventure that took us on a retur
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julzm1
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A ‘must do’ in Newcastle
What a great experience! The Atmos was very comfortable, well appointed, provided a smooth ride and was expertly sk
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Lesley R
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Adventure tour
What an amazing time we had today out off Newcastle coast. I highly recommend this tour you get to see the other si
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Clackm
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Highly recommend
Fantastic tour ! Everything was perfect from the booking process to the very knowledgeable Captain. The boat is ver
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Michael B
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Thank you Dom and Coast XP for a very enjoyable journey along the coast from Newcastle Harbour south to Catherine H
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PeteM379
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A must do for visitors and locals
I've lived in Newcastle all my life and have travelled extensively around the world. This tour will not be forgotte
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dugtrio
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Great tour, enjoyable experience
Having lived in Newcastle my entire life, it was awesome having the opportunity to see the coastline from the sea.
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Tenpoints
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Fantastic coastal discovery tour
A few hours with Dom on ‘Atmos’ exploring the Newcastle coast on a sunny day with not too much swell is an experien
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Charele H
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Whale breached in front of our boat!
We loved this trip. Was much more personal with only about 20 of us! Our guide was really friendly and made us laug
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