1Hr Dolphin Watch Express

Experience an unforgettable encounter with the resident dolphins of Port Stephens. Sail along the stunning Shoal Bay, past the scenic headlands of the area, to the stunning Jimmy’s Beach where pods of dolphins leaping in the water is a common sight. 

More than 100 joyful dolphins thrive in the bay’s waters. Embark on the Dolphin Watch Express to get up-close and personal with these loveable locals. This scenic cruise offers some stunning photo opportunities so make sure that you have your camera ready! 

‘Envision’ is a quick, safe and comfortable vessel. Enjoy the 360° views of the breathtaking surroundings as you move along. Watch on in awe as silver-grey fins start to appear in the water. Meet the friendly resident dolphins of Port Stephens! If luck favours you, they will put up an acrobatic show for you, with lots of flips, twists, and somersaults. 

Pay attention to the entertaining and insightful commentary to learn more about these wonderful mammals. Furthermore, the warm and well-informed crew members are always up for a chat about dolphins, ocean or anything else about the cruise you’re curious about.

The tour is designed for small groups. This means your experience is guaranteed to be crowd-free,  peaceful, and intimate. Reserve your seats now for an unparalleled encounter with the adorable dolphins of Port Stephens.

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Dock C, D’Albora Marina

  • Boards 10:45

  • Departs 11:00

  • Returns 12:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr cruise to watch the resident dolphins of Port Stephens
  • Fast and safe cruising experience with 360° views aboard ‘Envision’
  • Cruise along Shoal Bay, past the iconic Headlands and across to ‘Dolphin hot-spot’ Jimmy’s Beach
  • Get to know the hundreds of dolphins that live in Nelson Bay
  • Interesting and informative commentary on board
  • Friendly and knowledgeable crew to assist you

Additional Information

  • Please note that prams and strollers are not allowed on the vessel

Terms Of Services

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


Book & Cruise

  • Adult Price

    from $45


Group Bookings

Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

Group Discounts

Exclusive Hire

This boat is available for private charter – See how we can tailor the experience for your next event.

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Duration 1hr

From $40