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Teramby Road | Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Awesome cruise

My family and I had a great time on the Envision . Staff/crew so friendly and helpful. Whilst we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynchees
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Early whale express!

Although it was early in the season and we were warned whales would be few and far between, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CMHN
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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'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I had a great time on the Envision . Staff/crew so friendly and helpful. Whilst we were told we may not see any whales, the crew really looked out for whales and even stayed out a little longer which did the trick...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although it was early in the season and we were warned whales would be few and far between, the crew ensured we saw dolphins and seals, with a fabulous ending of hump back whales! Knowledgeable and friendly, highly recommended and a nice, small boat, Envision....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was perfect we saw dolphins and the snorkelling was way beyond my wildest dream and truely a great experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our three children on is this cruise and loved it, crew were great, seen heaps of dolphins. Crew were very friendly and accommodating towards our children and us (we have a child with a brain injury) and even let the children steer the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The friendly crew really make this little adventure.. They are really laid back as well as knowledgeable. They don’t seem to mind if you want to get wet or hit the bar. Had a great time out with them and got to see dolphins really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did a snorkel trip with my two grandsons to Broughton Island. A good swell was running but the envision road it well and we had a great trip. The Captain Stephen was very informative. Priscilla our snorkel guide was attentive and had everyone fitted...More

Thank Yendel G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was fantastic!! The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The captain took us straight to the dolfins and even knew them by name . We had a 4 year old and a 94 year old with us and they both loved it. Thank...More

Thank Garry F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is without doubt the best cruise in the bay! Very relaxed not over crowded and great commentry. Food and drinks available too! We saw dolphins, whales and overall just enjoyed the atmosphere of viewing the Bay and the scenery! Have also been on there...More

Thank Jill d
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Contrary to the other larger ships. This one is a more private and a friendly experience. Will be back for another round, hopefully the is an option where they can sail longer though. 3 hours or more!

1  Thank EJNS1Victor
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

When looking for a snorkeling tour in Nelson Bay, I looked at most of the companies in the area. After reading several reviews, I decided Imagine Cruises was the one for us. The staff really made this trip awesome. They were all so friendly, helpful,...More

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Jill1968
9 April 2018|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
That's right, you don't go outside the Bay so its usually pretty calm. Very relaxing cruise.
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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
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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