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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to switch our cruise to an earlier one by calling the office on the morning of our trip. Spotted a few dolphins at the start and got to dip in the boomnet for 10 min which was an interesting experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RKCK2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went on the 10:30am dolphin cruise. Once we got going we got to see amazing scenery and cute dolphins which swam beside the boat.. Boat is abit run down and the morning tea consisted of a packet of biscuits and tea/coffee. We did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kat09kitty
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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo-Ann J
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathryn L
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Culinarykids
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paulaxadams
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fatdouglas
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amber B
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phanda-kun
MoonshadowTQCCruises, Owner at Moonshadow - TQC Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

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
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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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