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 3058
For an unforgettable experience on the water, Port Jet Cruise Adventures has it all. Experience the thrill of the ocean on board Wave Rider. Their newest 18 passenger 900 horsepower super boat will have you surfing the waves and cruising up and down Port Macquarie’s remarkable coastline or spee...
Address: 1 Short St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Phone: 02 6583 8811
Website: portjet.com.au

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Summer Season with James Turnham - Port Macquarie Head Lifeguard

Summer Season with James Turnham - Port Macquarie Head Lifeguard

Mar 14 2018
It's Autumn on the Mid North Coast but the beaches are still busy. Our beautiful climate keeps the holiday makers visiting. With the school holidays and Easter long weekend around the corner we catch up with James Turnham, Port Macquarie-Hastings Lifeguard...