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Moonshadow - TQC Cruises

Location: Shop 3/35 Stockton Street Nelson Bay
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Your ultimate Port Stephens cruise experience... with the regions number one cruise company! With multiple cruise departures every day, specialising in Dolphin Watching, Whale Watching, Dinner Cruises, Broughton Island Cruises, Christmas Parties, Birthday Parties, Weddings & Private Charters our friendly crew are dedicated to providing you with a comfortable and memorable cruise.

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Description

With a variety of cruises on offer by Moonshadow - TQC Cruises there is a cruise available to suit everybody. With the longest history and largest boats in Port Stephens Moonshadow TQC Cruises has operated as a family owned business for over 36 years.

MOONSHADOW CRUISE TIMES:

DOLPHIN WATCH CRUISE DAILY- Various Times.

WHALE WATCH CRUISE DAILY- 10am & 1.30pm with additional 11am during weekends from May to mid November

BROUGHTON ISLAND CRUISE with bonus dolphin watch from October - April; 10am Sundays plus Tuesdays and Thursdays in School Holidays. If you are looking for a full day of cruising, snorkelling, swimming, exploring and eating, you can't go past the Broughton Island National Park Cruise.

TWILIGHT DINNER CRUISE- 7.15pm, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights (Saturday nights only in winter, extra cruises in the holidays). Enjoy the delicious buffet dinner with succulent seafood in this floating restaurant with the best views of the bay

COMBO TOURS- including a dolphin or whale watch cruise with a sandboarding adventure

Facilities

  • Buffet
  • Licenced
  • Vegetarian
  • Dinner
  • Seafood

News

A GREAT WHALE WATCHING SEASON IN 2015!

Moonshadow - TQC Cruises had a great 2015 whale season with whale breaches, tail lobs and surface rolls regularly seen on board the Whale Watch Cruises. Huge pods of ocean dolphins, penguins, sea birds, seals and orcas were also often been seen during the whale watch cruises.

With the largest boats in the bay, Moonshadow - TQC Cruises double deck catamaran gets you to the whales quickly and safely. With two levels of outside viewing ensure you will see all of the action above the waters surface. Moonshadow - TQC Cruises whale watching vessel also features comfortable all weather inside areas.

Location

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Directions

Our office is located at Shop 3, 35 Stockton St, Nelson Bay NSW

Nelson Bay

Cruise Departure Point 1: d'Albora Marina, directly behind the Port Stephens Visitors Centre.


Departure Point 2: Nelson Bay Cruise Passenger Terminal adjacent to d'Albora Marina.


Policies

Hours: 8.00am to 5.00pm (7 days - except Christmas Day)

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #3 of 8 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Nelson Bay

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"Moonshadow V dinner cruise"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 12 days ago

"Friendly staff and the food was very good and plenty to go around. Unfortunately bad weather prevented any enjoyment of the upper deck. Would do it again on a fine evening.." more »

Michael B,

"Special birthday present"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month ago

"The dinner cruise was a birthday gift from my son and his girlfriend. What a beautiful gift it was! We were greeted by the friendly captain and sent upstairs where another friendly face greeted us..." more »

Marlene O, Greater Sydney, Australia

"Perfect evening on the bay!"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 1 month ago

"The booking girl was really nice on the phone and explained everything. We boarded the cruise and were greeted by smiling, friendly staff while the female vocalist was singing some lovely Tunes. Our..." more »

brock01, Adelaide South Australia

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