Coast XP Whale Watching Encounter Tour

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Humpback whale watching cruise is an exciting experience whilst visiting Newcastle between the months of June and November. The cruise has a high success rate of seeing humpback whales during peak season.  

This 2-Hr Whale Watching Encounter Tour on a modern eco-tourism adventure boat offers a unique whale watching experience in Newcastle. Premium weatherproof jackets and free high-quality images of your experience are another top-quality inclusion. 

During the cruise, you can enjoy amazing views of the annual Humpback Whale migration. In addition to this, you will also be delighted with a stunning view of the Newcastle coastline. If you are lucky, you may come across dolphins and New Zealand fur seals along on board the whale watching encounter tour.

You will be cruising on board a modern 10.8m custom-built, inflatable adventure boat. This modern eco-tourism vessel built to a sustainable design gives you unobstructed 360° views. The vessel can easily seat up to 20 passengers and have quality onboard amenities. 

Newcastle is famous for its beautiful beaches, cafes, and national parks. The whale watching season is between the months of June and November each year. 

CoastXP is a locally owned and operated adventure tourism company. Dom, the founder, has particular interest in eco- marine tourism and has worked in Australia’s most scenic coastal locations including Coffs Harbour, Lord Howe Island, Heron Island, North Stradbroke Island, Port Stephens and Sydney.





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Departure Details

Departure Location 3-3A Honeysuckle Drive

  • Boards 08:45

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 11:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 2 hour whale watching encounter tour
  • Cruise on an inflatable 10.8m boat
  • Free digital images of your trip
  • Premium weather-proof jackets provided
  • Eco friendly high speed boat

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;

Book & Cruise

  • Adult Price

    from $125

Optional Upgrades

  • Individual Carbon Offset Contribution


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