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CoastXP

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CoastXP is a premier Hunter Coast adventure boat experience! Ocean Enthusiast Dominic May and his team operate coastal sightseeing, whale watching (Jun - Nov), cruise and event tours departing daily from the Honeysuckle Foreshore showcasing the...more
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Honeysuckle Drive | Harbour Square Boat Dock, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely fantastic!!! I booked an adventure tour for my husbands birthday. We had a fantastic day. Dom was the perfect tour guide with great local knowledge and info. Boat was amazing. Dom was very attentive asking every stop if we were ok. I must admit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kim R
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much Kim, it is wonderful to hear you and Phil had such a great time!! It was a pleasure to have you onboard, and I hope to see you onboard again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best thing I have done in Newcastle since moving here 6 months ago.Includes viewing 7 beaches. Take motion sickness pills if you are not used to being on the sea.Water and juice available.Toilet available.Worth the money.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vezna V
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. It sure is great to see all of the beaches from the water. I hope to see you onboard again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip was a family Christmas gift for four adults and one granddaughter. We had a whale of at time (excuse the pun) there were lots of dolphins and Dominic made the trip even more interesting with his commentary on the historical, indigenous and productive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dianne v
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so very pleased you and your family enjoyed the tour Dianne. I hope to see you onboard again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do! I absolutely loved seeing Newcastle from a different perspective. Everything was fantastic, the boat, the views, the dolphins and of course our guide Dom.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Priscilla1976
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Priscilla for your review!! I am so happy to hear you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you onboard again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner surprised me with this trip and it was an awesome gift. Dom is so friendly and extremely knowledgeable, he knew so much history of Newcastle and the area. I have lived here all my life and didn't know some the things he told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 13Debzzz
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Deb for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your surprise and look forward to seeing you and Steve onboard again during the Humpback Whale season!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trip was excellent, we took the trip on New Years Eve. Dominic was very friendly and open with information - the ocean had a pretty decent swell, however at no stage were we concerned at all, Dominic handles the boat with expertise. He was knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Louise for your review! It was a pleasure to have you onboard and look forward to seeing you onboard again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dominic is a wonderful tour guide and a very skilled boat captain. The open water tour took in an array of coastal sights. we even caught a glimpse of some dolphins. The warm jackets, water, juice and photos were fabulous additions. If one does not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle W
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Michelle for your kind words. I am so glad to hear you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you onboard again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to see the whales, enjoy the wonderful friendly hospitality of the operator of the boat and learn about the history of the coastline near Newcastle.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mohan P
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Mohan! I am really glad to hear you had a great time and look forward to seeing you onboard again soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2018

We booked a coastal tour on CoastalXP and it was amazing..! first off..it was not crowded - we booked on a Monday as it was my birthday and we were lucky that they were operating on that day..it was a comfortable over 90minutes ride and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yash2004
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. I am really pleased to hear you had an enjoyable tour. And can’t wait to see you onboard again soon!!

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience from every side. Friendly, helpful staff, eager to provide the best experience. Definitely recommend. Saw dolphins swim along the boat and bait balls with albatross as well. Stunning coastal scapes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lance D
Dominicmay, Owner at CoastXP, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you so much Lance!! I am really glad to hear you had a fantastic time, the conditions were just perfect for your tour, and the marine life was certainly in abundance! I look forward to seeing you and April onboard again in the future!

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