Cruising and Whale Watching

Cruises & Whale Watching in Port Macquarie, NSW

The Chinese Junk, Port's unique character vessel, offers scenic morning tea cruises, lunchtime fish and chip cruises, sunset cruises, and group and party charters all featuring dolphin spotting, starting from $15 adult; $8 children to 14 years. Group discounts. Phone, book, then pay on board.
Tel: 0409 744 270

Port Jet Boat rides; come and enjoy the thrill of a jet boat ride with Port’s latest water attraction. River rides are available for those that want a little less thrill but be a daredevil and take a spin out in the ocean. Whale watching is also available from this craft and it is worth the trip to see these majestic animals up close.


And Further Afield

Just 15 minutes' drive north of Port Macquarie on the Pacific Highway, Stoney Waterski & Wakeboard Park is open 7 days for a safe and fun day on the water for all the family on two giant and picturesque man-made lakes. All equipment provided; personalised instruction for all levels; picnic/BBQ facilities on site.

16 Hacks Ferry Road, Telegraph Point.
Tel: 6585 0080

Just to the south of Port Macquarie, Scuba Haven PADI diving specialists offer a drive school and a range of boat dives - the Telegraph bommie with two wrecks that attract large schools of baitfish; the Cod Grounds off Point Perpendicular that attract grey nurses all year round; Titan, a huge crane lying 40m below; Mermaid Reef and more. Equipment, service, air/nitrox refills.

5/559 Ocean Drive, North Haven.
Tel: 6559 5530 / 0407 457 542

Berthed alongside The Parade, North Haven, Canopus Deep Sea Fishing Charters invites you on board its modern, fast 41ft Stebercraft with electronic fish and positioning equipment to locate the best fishing grounds. Rods, reels, bait, tackle, licence-coverage included. Game fishing and whale watching on request.

Just 30km drive south of Port Macquarie.
Tel: Rod or Roslyn on 6585 5474

Cruise the beautiful Camden Haven River on your own boat hired from Dunbogan Boatshed & Marina. No licence required; runabouts; half-cabin; BBQ pontoon. Pack a picnic lunch and/.or your fishing tackle; relax on the river beneath North Brother Mountain in view of the boatshed or on Watson Taylor Lake or along Stingray Creek. Disability friendly; 7 days. Chandlery, fuel, tackle, bait, ice, gas bottles.

46 The Boulevarde, just over the Dunbogan Bridge through Laurieton
Mike and Judy Morrison - Tel: 6559 9713.