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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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Amazing experience!

A value for money experience. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable. Free tea, coffee and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Akhil K
The New Zealand Contingent

Dolphin swim, absolutely amazing sunrise cruising out and then spent 3 long sessions in the water... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michaela Z
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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 3 weeks ago

A value for money experience. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable. Free tea, coffee and biscuits on board. Amazing view of Port Stephens and Dolphins were a treat to watch! Would definitely recommend Imagine Cruises.

Thank Akhil K
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us on our 1.5hr Dolphin Watch cruise on board Imagine, we are so glad you had a great time seeing our resident bottlenose dolphins & sailing around our beautiful bay. We hope to see you back on board!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dolphin swim, absolutely amazing sunrise cruising out and then spent 3 long sessions in the water with dolphins. Seasick tablets and ginger offered, breakfast, snacks and drinks included. My 5th cruise and this crew were extremely safety conscious and ensured everyone could see the dolphins...More

Thank Michaela Z
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Sounds like your Dolphin Swim Cruise on board Imagine, was a great highlight of your visit to Port Stephens, there is nothing better then experiencing swimming with wild dolphins in a true eco-tourism form. We hope to welcome you back on board to explore another...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Been on several dolphin cruises and this one was just the best. Lovely clean well kept boat. Exactly the right amount of information. Complementary tea and coffee. Saw loads of dolphins. Friendly crew. No hesitation in recommending Imagine Criuses

1  Thank maryjen
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Imagine to view our much loved resident dolphins on your recent dolphin watch in Port Stephens. We look forward to seeing you back on board...

Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Envision was a unique vessel that allowed us to enjoy an amazing tour of Nelson Bay, Broughton Island and the outer islands. The scenery was breathe taking and we enjoyed every moment of our excursion. The crew were able to give us an informal...More

Thank ktr738
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your time out on Envision. Envision is the newest vessel to Imagine Cruises, and is quiet different to the rest, and it seems that your cruise encapsulated everything we love about our amazing Marine Park we live in....More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely morning cruising around looking for dolphins. The staff on this fabulous vessel were fantastic. The skipper informed us all about the bottlenosed dolphins and we spotted quite a lot of them frolicking around feeding and playing. We were...More

Thank Sallymjs
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Firstly we cant wait to see you back on board to experience our favorite time of the year- Humpback Highway! It also sounds like you had a great time with our bottlenose dolphins on our 1.5hr Dolphin Watch, with our vessel much smaller in size...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I did the Marine Discovery Cruise (3.5 hours) with my partner and my father, who has difficulty to walk. The boat has a great layout and is not too big (so not too many people were on the cruise with us). My father stayed comfortably...More

Thank Barbara D
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our 3.5hr Marine Discovery cruise on Imagine. Sounds like both yourself/partner in the water had a great time, as well as your father who stayed on board. This is a great cruise to experience our much loved Marine...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

First, my kids saw Imagine boat that was small and only one floor. They would like to get on the big boat like Moonshadow. Oppositely, the boat layout and size are the best. It was not too crowded, around 20 people unlike 50+ like big...More

Thank Nok T
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our 1.5hr Dolphin Watch, our maximum Imagine has on board is 60pax, compared to other vessels operating in the bay that are licensed for hundreds. As we are a sailing Catamaran you are on one level (or in...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

The kids and I had a ball. The staff are wonderful. The dolphin sail cruise is very basic but well priced. The kids enjoyed being able to sit on the booms. The knowledge of the bay and interaction with the Dolphins was great. Well worth...More

Thank Mellsie1210
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of our 1.5hr Dolphin Watch Cruise, the vessel does hold a maximum of 60passangers during this cruise, very rarely we will reach this number (however with your date of review I presume you visited us over Easter, and we do...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure what I was expecting. But for a dinner Seaford cruise I thought we would be dinning in style. Not the case. Staff were great, friendly and nice. But plastic tables and chairs. Self service. Food ok. Nothing specialMore

Thank Claire B
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thank you for your feedback on our 2.5hr Seafood BBQ Dinner Cruise, the meal is a 2course (main & dessert- with main consisting of local fresh fish & prawns). As we are a sailing Catamaran, spacing is limited, so meals are served on...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time the crew was very professional and our host Steven was very informative through the whole 3 hour trip . We did the trip to Brighton island the boat was comfortable and the ride was beautiful . On the way we...More

Thank Sophia C
ImagineCruises, Manager at Imagine Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our 3hour Broughton Island Snorkeling Cruise on board Envision, sounds like you had a great trip exploring our much loved secret Island. We hope to see you back on board again soon...

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Kiasululu
We are planning a trip in late November. Is it too late for whale watching? And swimming with dolphins?
27 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
Hi Is there any Dolphins this time of the year ?
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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Catherine C
Are any of your cruises baby friendly? We have a nine month old. Was thiking of the Broughton Island cruise and snorkel.
12 January 2016|
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