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Imagine Cruises

Location: Teramby Road Nelson Bay - Dock C, d'Albora Marinas
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WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF DOLPHINS & WHALES . Your Advanced Ecotourism experience. Sail with dolphins and whales, snorkel in the lea of an offshore island or watch the sun going down on a sunset seafood bbq dinner cruise. Cruise on our newest FastCat Envision as you explore the bay & the uniqueness of Marine Park, including Fingal & Broughton Island.

Imagine operates all year, 7 days a week and adapts to the season to show you the best that Port Stephens has to offer

Imagine is committed to the protection of dolphins and whales and offers friendly, entertaining, and exciting cruises.



With over 20 years experience, Imagine has a great reputation with a wide range of cruises including: Dolphin Watch, Whale & Dolphin Watch, Seafood BBQ Cruise, Dolphin+Snorkeling Cruises. Private Charters also Available.

ENVISION is our fast-cat, licensed to seat 18 inshore & 12 offshore.

Envision is unlike any other cruise boat in Port Stephens, it’s unique design allows for the fast-cat to deliver passengers directly onto beaches

For more information on cruises, schedule & costs please visit our website.


2015 Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor 2015- Green Travel Leader - Eco Certified Accredited 2014 Finalist for Port Stephens Small Business Awards 2014 Certificate of Achievement -Eco Certified Advanced Ecotourism Operator 2014 Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence- Trip Advisor Honoured as the ‘Top Performing Attraction in Nelson Bay’




From Sydney:
1.Take freeway (F3) North to Newcastle.
2.Follow expressway toward Taree do not take Newcastle exit.
3.Take exit to Nelson Bay from expressway, just past Raymond Terrace exit.
4.Follow Nelson Bay Road, past Soldiers Point and Salamander roundabouts. Stay on the main Road leading into Church Street, Nelson Bay.
5.Turn right at round about into Victoria Parade then left at the next one into Teramby Rd. (bottom of the hill just past the Visitor Information Centre). YOU ARE THERE!


Cancellation Policy

• All cruises are dependent on weather/sea conditions
• Minimum numbers apply on all cruises
• A full refund will be given in the event of Cancellation by Imagine Cruises (due to adverse sea/weather conditions or minimum numbers not being met) or cruise may be rescheduled
• 24 hours' notice is required for customer cancellations. Full refund will be provided less a 20% administration fee.
• No refund issued in the event of cancellations without sufficient notification or for late arrivals.
• Change of departure date incurs no charge but is subject to availability

Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm


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Ranked #2 of 9 Tours in Nelson Bay

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"The New Zealand Contingent"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 days ago

"Dolphin swim, absolutely amazing sunrise cruising out and then spent 3 long sessions in the water with dolphins. Seasick tablets and ginger offered, breakfast, snacks and drinks included. My 5th..." more »

Michaela Z,

"Best dolphin watch "

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 7 days ago

"Been on several dolphin cruises and this one was just the best. Lovely clean well kept boat. Exactly the right amount of information. Complementary tea and coffee. Saw loads of dolphins. Friendly..." more »

maryjen, West Yorkshire
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"Imagine Cruise - Envision"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 8 days ago

"The Envision was a unique vessel that allowed us to enjoy an amazing tour of Nelson Bay, Broughton Island and the outer islands. The scenery was breathe taking and we enjoyed every moment of our..." more »

ktr738, Sydney, Australia

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