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Tea Gardens Ferry Service

Port Stephens Ferry Service runs daily ferry transfers 7 days a week between Nelson Bay and Tea Gardens.

Featuring entertaining and informative commentary along with open panoramic views of beautiful Port Stephens, crossing the bay is a must for visitors to this bluewater wonderland. Dolphins sighted on 95% of cruises!

The one hour ferry cruise to Tea Gardens will take you into the heart of Port Stephens Marine Park. The park’s diverse marine life is abundant with many species of dolphins, green turtles, and seabirds.

Bird watchers will delight in the vast array of shorebirds that live and forage along the shores of the Myall River, such as little egrets, great egrets, little black cormorants, royal spoonbills, white faced herons, bar-tailed godwits, sea eagles and osprey – to name just a few!