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Imagine Cruises

#2 of 9 Tours in Nelson Bay Features Animals
Teramby Road | Dock C d'Alboras Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2319, Australia
+61 2 4984 9000
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Whale watching

Hubby and I took the express trip out 90 mins whale watching, we had the most beautiful day to do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Thedaywillcome
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Cooma, Australia
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Envision Tour Whale Watching - FANTASTIC

WORDS cannot express my amazement at seeing 3!!! whales on our tour OMG it was amazing - nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
missy b
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sydney
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'Imagine Cruises' is an advanced Eco-Accredited company that is dedicated to the protection of Dolphins and Whales. 'Imagine' is a 54ft Sailing Catamaran, purpose-designed as a model for Eco-tourism and capable of both offshore and inshore cruising. She offers a covered foredeck, as well as a comfortable downstairs cabin and bar. Whenever possible, we will hoist the sails and share with you our passion for sailing! 'Envision' is a 40ft power cat, designed to move through the water quickly but safely and smoothly. She provides a 360° viewing platform which is perfect for the keen photographer!She is also capable of delivering guests directly onto the beach. 'Envision' is ideal for a relaxed, personalised and crowd-free experience. We offer four seasonal tours that all carry Advanced Ecotourism certification: Dolphin Watch + Sailing, Whale and Dolphin Watching, Dolphin Watch + Snorkeling and Seafood BBQ Dinner Cruise.
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Teramby Road | Dock C d'Alboras Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2319, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hubby and I took the express trip out 90 mins whale watching, we had the most beautiful day to do it, the crew were fantastic and very informative, we were lucky enough to see several humpbacks, a great experience.

Thank Thedaywillcome
Reviewed 5 days ago

WORDS cannot express my amazement at seeing 3!!! whales on our tour OMG it was amazing - nice small group which gave everyone an opportunity to see the whales and take pics - weather jackets provided - I cant wait to go again TY

Thank missy b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the express whale watch with envision and it was perfect! Quickly out to sea and we saw dolphins, seals and a whale breach and played around us for a while, it was a great experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great experience on an afternoon whale watching cruise. Crew were knowledgeable, friendly and capable, just what you need when heading out into offshore waters. We saw 2 groups of whales plus dolphins, excellent!

Thank butafly77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously enhanced by the presence of whales and dolphins The board however was well appointed The staff could not have been friendlier Definitely worth the effort

Thank Moodstar
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent 2 hour cruise on a beautiful calm day. Great crew and very personal. a lovely pleasant experience with several sightings including whales, proposes and dolphins.

Thank 996gordonu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a session in the afternoon for 3:30pm. We were joined by a family, very small group. The trip was really good and got to see the whales up close. The hosts were very friendly and gave us some great information on the trip.. Plus...More

Thank Auret S
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us yesterday onbaord Envision for our 90min Whale Watch Express cruise, its great to hear you had a great trip, and was able to see both the amazing humpback migration but also our resident dolphins. We hope to welcome you back on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic trip out from Nelson Bay whale watching today. The Skipper and crew were fantastic and couldn't do enough for anyone on board, blankets, lollies and heaps of sites and information. Whales were great to see up close.

Thank JDBain
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like you had a great trip viewing the North Migration of the Humpbacks, we hope to see you back on board again soon. Thanks for choosing Imagine Cruises!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a sunset dinner cruise in Jan 2017. Was a lovely evening. We saw more dolphins on the dinner cruise then on the actual dolphin cruise. Luck of the draw. I would recommend dinner cruise. It had less people and more relaxing. Food was...More

Thank Mke_travels
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to review your trip out on Imagine on our 2.5hr Seafood BBQ Dinner Cruise, we do often get to see dolphin during this cruise, and sounds like your night was extra special. As for the lettuce comment, unfortunately sometimes it does...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time with Imagine on the Envision cruise. We booked directly over the phone which was easy and well-explained. The cruise itself was perfect. We saw a huge humpback breaching many times, a pod of dolphins swam with the boat and finally...More

Thank gaijinpete
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us onboard Envision to experience the North Migration of the Humpback highway on our 90min Whale Express Cruise. Sounds like you had a memorable time on board, and we hope to see you back on board again soon

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arwon
28 June 2017|
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Response from maryjen | Reviewed this property |
No we weren't
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Kiasululu
26 September 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I believe Oct is usually the end of the season. But I would ring to confirm with the boat operators, as they get reports off other boats up and down coast of whales migrating, through being tracked and reported sightings... More
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Maryam G
26 April 2016|
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Response from Anne M | Reviewed this property |
We saw several pods of dolphins on our trip. There was a baby staying very close to Mum. There are several pods living in Port Stephens so you might be lucky!
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