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South Coast, Australia

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Jervis Bay: 1.5-Hour Dolphin Cruise

Jervis Bay: 1.5-Hour Dolphin Cruise

Jervis Bay has been a Marine park for 18 years and is now one of the most unique and healthy ecosystems in Australia. That’s why the crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay and stunning unspoiled white sand beaches are home to over 100 bottlenose dolphins. Listen to the commentary about the history of Jervis Bay as you travel.  On this tour, you will have the privilege of watching these beautiful mammals. Discover pods of dolphins feeding around the reef systems, particularly Plantation Point and Callala. Sometimes they swim and race hundreds of meters to play on the bow. The Bottlenose dolphin is highly recognizable and known for its long snout and distinctive smile. Friendly and active, you will fall in love with them the moment that you lay eyes on them. 

From Sydney: Jervis Bay Dolphin Cruise with BBQ Lunch

From Sydney: Jervis Bay Dolphin Cruise with BBQ Lunch

Leave from Sydney on a relaxing drive to the beautiful resort of Jervis Bay. Go on a dolphin-watching cruise in the turquoise waters. Stroll along Hymas Beach, which has the whitest sand according to the Guinness Book of Records. Eat a delicious BBQ lunch then transfer back to Sydney. Start with a pickup from Sydney Central at 7:00 AM and drive south to Jervis Bay, famous for its white sandy beach. Stop for a cup of coffee or breakfast along the way. Then, arrive at Jervis Bay to board a cruise of the bay. Look out for dolphins swimming in the water during the cruise. Afterward, walk along Hymas Beach, a seaside resort known for its turquoise water and white sand. Admire the native birds while you are here, and see some wallabies if you are lucky. Next, enjoy a Brazilian barbecue lunch at Greenfield Beach and do some fun activities. Finally, sit back and relax on the drive back to Sydney. Return to the starting point to finish up the tour.

Huskisson: Dolphin Cruise & Boom Netting Experience

Huskisson: Dolphin Cruise & Boom Netting Experience

Discover the Bottlenose dolphins that live in the pristine ecosystem of Jervis Bay. A protected marine park for 20 years, Jervis Bay is home to over 80 Bottlenose dolphins who love to frolic in its crystal-clear waters. Embark on a tour and search for the pods of these playful and friendly creatures. While on tour on the pristine waters, take part in the boom netting activity on board. As the boat cruises through the water, enjoy a fun jacuzzi-like experience as you sit in the boom net, sometimes surrounded by curious dolphins.

Jervis Bay: 2-Hour Cruise of Jervis Bay Passage

Jervis Bay: 2-Hour Cruise of Jervis Bay Passage

Take in the beautiful scenery of Jervis Bay from a unique perspective on the water. Cruise across the bay, look out for local bottlenose dolphins and enjoy the views of the long sandy beaches that are fringed by spectacular national parks. Cruise above the crystal clear water and admire the contrast with the rocky headlands and towering sea cliffs of Point Perpendicular. See the variety of local bird species and abundant marine life from the comfort of the boat.

Jervis Bay: 2-Hour Sunset River Cruise

Jervis Bay: 2-Hour Sunset River Cruise

Set sail on a late-afternoon voyage to the sheltered waters of Currambene Creek. Enjoy an evening of relaxation on calm river waters on a pontoon boat. Feel free to bring your own food and snacks onboard to enjoy as you cruise along the waters of the Currambene River and discover its beautiful ecosystem. Take in the natural beauty of the area as you meander along the riverside. Listen to onboard commentary to learn more about the plants and animals which can be found along the river. Keep an eye out for some of the native pelicans and look out for the giant stingrays. Finally, enjoy a wonderful sunset onboard for a perfect end to your day.

Batemans Bay: Mogo Wildlife Park Entry Ticket

Batemans Bay: Mogo Wildlife Park Entry Ticket

Spend a day at the Mogo Wildlife Park and experience positive interactions between visitors and animals while supporting efforts to care for, preserve, and study rare animal species.  Come and say hello to the largest collection of primates in Australia and see over 46 exotic animal species in naturally enclosed habitats. Look at the zebras and Southern White Rhinos wandering the Savannah Plains enclosure alongside the majestic giraffes and get a chance to play with inquisitive Meerkats.  Get up close with amazing species like the Western Lowland Gorilla, African Lions, cheetahs, snow leopards, Sumatran Tigers, Siamang Gibbons, and many more.

South Coast Private Charter

South Coast Private Charter

On the full-day tour we’ll follow the Grand Pacific Drive to Stanwell Tops, over Sea Cliff Bridge and on past Wollongong to Kiama. There we visit the famous blowhole and enjoy a stroll through the high streets of this popular seaside town. From here we turn inland. Our drive will wind through dairy lands to the country village of Berry – a good lunch spot. From here we drive on through stands of temperate rainforest and descend into a place which feels sealed from time – the Kangaroo Valley. We pass through this little village – the main street lined with old fashioned bakeries, a welcoming country pub, and a variety of shops. Climbing out of the valley we’ll head for a view of the Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park. Here, the Wides Meadow Creek tumbles a sheer 81 metres into the valley below. Lastly, we’ll make a quick stop in either one of the Southern Highland villages – such as Bowral – or a cool climate vineyard, if a spot of wine tasting sounds like just the thing to round out your day.

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Overall rating

4.5
(213 reviews)

The dolphin cruise was fabulous! We saw sooo many dolphins. They even came right up to our boat and swam in the waves. It was magical. The rest of the day was great. We had a lovely lunch by the water, explored many beaches and even made a surprise stop to see the Kiama Blowhole!

Well worth the money. Paid a cheap, reasonable price to see dolphins and we saw lots of them. Sadly the recent rainfall made the water unclear as normally it's very see-through, but that's just bad luck. Guide was informative and funny. Would book again in the summer for sure.

Tour guide was excellent. Henry was really knowledgeable and obviously very passionate about showing people the wonders of the bay!

Had a great time excellent service and the sights are breathtaking

Mogo Zoo is a wonderful place for a family day out.