whale watching

Each year between May and November, the Port Macquarie coastal region is a haven for whale watching. After a full summer of feeding in Antarctica, approximately 16,000 humpback whales migrate north to sub-tropical waters where they mate and give birth before making their return trip south.

A great way to experience these magnificent creatures is on a whale watching cruise. Departing frequently during the season, these cruises will almost guarantee you an upfront and personal experience in a safe and comfortable environment.


Get out on the Hastings River in Port Macquarie on one of three fantastic boats operated by The Cruise Terminal. Port Venture Cruises supply a number of different experiences including a historic river cruise or a fun boom net ride at twilight, or the ‘must do’ lunch BBQ cruise. Their boat, t...
Address: 77 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie
Phone: 02 6583 3721
Operate three cruise boats across a broad range of water activities, including a variety of eco river cruises, seasonal whale watching from May to November, coastal reef fishing and fast fun RIB adventure rides along our pristine coastline. Cruise Adventures have the only passenger vessels capabl...
Address: River end of Short Street, Port Macquarie
Phone: 1300 555 890 or 0414 897 444
For an unforgettable thrilling ocean and whale watching experience get on board Wave Rider. Their newest 18 passenger 900 horsepower super boat will have you surfing the waves or cruising up and down Port Macquarie’s remarkable coastline or speeding along the stunning Hastings River. Wave Rider...
Address: Corner of Town Green & Short Street, Port Macquarie
Phone: 0419 620 765
Website: portjet.com.au

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