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Destination:

Port/City: Newcastle, Australia

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
6 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*42.00 USD (Adult)
*32.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A



Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Port Stephens On Your Own - NT32

OVERVIEW: Enjoy a scenic hour-long ride to Nelson Bay, the heart of Port Stephens, known as the dolphin capital of Australia because its sheltered waters are home to a community of bottlenose dolphins. You are free to explore at your leisure. Nelson Bay and the surrounding area offers great swimming, Or just relax at on the beach or enjoy one of the towns wide range of casual and fine dining venues, many with water views. HIGHLIGHTS: See dolphins in the wild in this blue-water paradise. NOTES: The amount of walking is at guests' discretion. No fees for any area attractions or tour are included in the price of the excursion.
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Overview:
Enjoy a scenic hour-long ride to Nelson Bay, the heart of Port Stephens, known as the dolphin capital of Australia because its sheltered waters are home to a community of bottlenose dolphins. You are free to explore at your leisure. Nelson Bay and the surrounding area offers great swimming, Or just relax at on the beach or enjoy one of the towns  wide range of casual and fine dining venues, many with water views

Full Description:
Enjoy a scenic hour-long ride to Nelson Bay, the heart of Port Stephens, known as the dolphin capital of Australia because its sheltered waters are home to a community of bottlenose dolphins. You are free to explore at your leisure. Nelson Bay and the surrounding area offers great swimming, plus diving, snorkeling, parasailing and surfing. 

From late May to mid-November, migrating whales pass close to the pristine coast line and whale watching cruises are available in season, or keep a close watch from designated spots on shore.  Don’t miss seeing the famous Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, the largest moving land mass in the southern hemisphere stretching for 32 kilometers. 

Explore by foot or go for thrills on a quad bike tour or head up in a four wheeled drive vehicle and sand board down these towering mounds! 

Area attractions include the Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve and many national parks, with a wide range of nature walks and hiking trails. Or just relax on one of the many beaches. 

The town offers a wide range of casual and fine dining venues, many with water views.

What to Bring:  
-SeaPass card and photo identification
-Camera
-Cash for shopping, tours and refreshments
-Sun protection
-Swimsuit and towel (from ship), if you plan to swim
-Change of clothing (optional)
-Reef sandals or socks or flip-flops (optional)

What to Wear:  
-Comfortable, covered walking shoes
-Hat
-Sunglasses

Important notes:
-The amount of walking is at guests’ discretion. No fees for any area attractions or tour are included in the price of the excursion.
-Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.  Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour with snorkeling/swimming elements, since such water activities could be subject to adverse sea conditions such as high winds, waves and sea current.  Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them, particularly those involving snorkeling/swimming elements.


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