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Moonshadow - TQC Cruises

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Moonshadow - TQC Cruises your Ultimate Cruise Experience in Port Stephens. Moonshadow - TQC Cruises is a family owned and operated business operating a range of memorable cruising experiences around Port Stephens. Operating 7 vessels, the largest...more
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Shop 3 | 35 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I did a whale watching tour with this company a couple of days ago. It was a perfect day and we saw a couple of groups of mothers and babies. My biggest disappointment was that the advertised 2.5-3 hour tour had us disembarking at 2...More

Thank Jo-Ann J
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jo-Ann J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm pleased to read your cruise encountered pods of whales and in particular the humpback calves which is always special. I understand your disappointment regarding the cruise duration being cut short. I...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on the long weekend unfortunately it was freezing cold and raining but still the staff and captain were very helpful and accommodating, captain even let my son pretend to drive the boat at the dock which he loved. Saw about 20 dolphins and 3...More

Thank Kathryn L
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kathryn L, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we really do appreciate it. It's unfortunate that the long weekend weather was so unsettled, but we are pleased you put this aside and enjoyed your time. Hopefully we see...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely day out on good boat, very friendly and helpful crew, nice lunch and good amount of time on the island.

Thank Culinarykids
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Culinarykids, Thanks for the great review, we very much appreciate it. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Dianne

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic & informative crew members who found us so many whales that I lost count! Bar on board for drinks if wanted - great couple of hours aboard with this tour company

Thank paulaxadams
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi paulaxadams, Thank you for writing this great review for us. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Dianne

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great day out on the MV Spirit. Crew were lovely, boat was comfortable and well appointed for whale watching. We saw whales breaching, tail slapping and a mother and calf. Also saw fur seals and dolphins too! Scenery was spectacular and we cruised...More

Thank fatdouglas
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for writing this great review for us, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you on board again. Regards, Dianne

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing cruise. We were delighted with some amazing pods of whales, dolphins & seals. Very professional crew on board. Such an awesome experience for everyone.

Thank Amber B
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amber B, We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you so much for writing this review. Hope to see you again. Regards, Dianne

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Exceptional experience!! Suzie was very helpful when I booked over the phone. There was a little incident during the booking, apparently I got overcharged by $28, I couldn’t be bothred to ring back but after a couple of days they refunded me. So I commited...More

Thank Phanda-kun
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Phanda-kun, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we are delighted you enjoyed the cruise. Kind regards, Dianne

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

What an incredible day! Spotted a mother with its baby - such an incredible experience. Highly recommended!!!!

Thank SeanArapeta
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Booked friday afternoon very polite staff on the phone happy to answer every and every question. Office contacted us next day to advise change of time as weather was bad the following morning happily took the new time. Arrived Evie (hope I got the name...More

Thank Sam201728
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The personel was kind and friendly. We manage to see a bunch of dolphins which was lovely. We sadly did not see any whales. The Crew said september was a bad month to see whales, which Would have been nice to know before the trip....More

Thank tamluong91
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hi tamluong91 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Whale Watch cruise in Port Stephens. I understand your irritation on hearing our crew member say “that we have not seen whales in three weeks” I want to make it clear...More

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travel_z0mbie
31 May 2018|
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Hi, The cruises are very similar in format so it just depends on if you prefer a large vessel or a smaller vessel. Please check out the vessel descriptions on our website to assist you in making a decision. Kind... More
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No, It is in the price. Kind regards Carol.
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Hi TelinaWebb, There are a few options that are available for you. Could I suggest you contact our office on 02 4984 9388 and speak with Mel our Special Events Coordinator who will be able to assist in helping plan a 62nd... More
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