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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 Advance 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!

For Sandboarding Combo's- you are required to make your own way to James Patterson Dr Anna Bay, to PS 4WD Tours, red shuttle buses at carpark near Crest Cafe.


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


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #2 of 8 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Nelson Bay

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"-Almost- perfect tour"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 23 days ago

"Very friendly staff make an almost familiar athmosphere on the boat. Among them was also a marine life biologist. On the day we had our tour, and this is why only almost perfect, heaven was covered..." more »

brindisi_1853, Graz, Austria

"GOLD STAR! Imagine dinner cruise# Breathtaking moments..😀HAPPY DAYS!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 26 days ago

"The Imagine Dinner Cruise , was a night i will never forget...Thankyou to the amazing crew skipper Jason and his lovely wife,( whom does an amazing tartare sauce) and is absolutely skilled in the art..." more »

br0wnie1969, Budgewoi, Australia

"Great way to enjoy the bay"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month ago

"Great way to enjoy the bay and lots of fun. Small group and friendly hosts made the cruise feel private and personal. We saw dolphins swimming next and around the catamaran and had fun when the net..." more »

Veria67, Melbourne, Australia

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