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Trading for 43 years

About Moonshadow - TQC Cruises

Experience the natural wonders of Port Stephens in luxury and style with Moonshadow-TQC Cruises. Our luxurious charter cruise vessels, the largest in Port Stephens, have brought amazement and delight to visitors from all over the world. We offer breathtaking whale and dolphin watching cruises, first-class twilight dining and unforgettable wedding celebration services. Moonshadow-TQC Cruises are also proud to offer private charter cruise packages. Let our multi-award winning team make that next corporate function or birthday party a truly magical experience. All our private charters can be tailored specifically to your requirements and our rates are determined on an individual basis. The onboard chefs on our standard commercial galleys can even tailor make a menu to best suit your appetite. Our whale watching cruises, operating from May to November, are both dazzling and informative. Enjoy morning and afternoon tea as you take in the sight of these majestic creatures. The Hinchinbrook Explorer catamaran is fully air conditioned, and visitors can whale watch with ease from the explorer's full walk around decks. Why not experience the best of Port Stephens land and sea with Moonshadow-TQC Cruises combined sandboarding adventure with a choice of 2 great companies. Thrill seekers can sandboard down the dunes of the Stockton Bight then join aboard a Dolphin or Whale Watching Cruise. To experience the very best that Australia's sparkling waters have to offer, contact Moonshadow-TQC Cruises today.


  • Food Cruises

  • Whale Watch Cruise

  • Broughton Island Cruise

  • Dolphin Watch Cruise

  • Combination Tours

  • Cruise & Sandboarding Adventure

  • Valentines Dinner Cruise

  • New Years Eve Cruise

  • Private Charters

  • Christmas Parties

  • Weddings

  • Team Building

  • Conference Activities

  • Fundraiser Cruises

  • Dinner Cruising


  • Harbour Cruises

  • Private Charters

  • Corporate

  • Team Building

  • Special Occasions

  • New Years Celebration

  • Gala Dinners

  • Christmas Party

  • Product Launches

  • Port Stephens Cruises

  • Whale Watching Cruises

  • Dolphin Watching Cruises

  • Broughton Island Cruises

  • Whale & Dolphin Watching

  • Christmas Parties

  • Birthday Parties

  • Corporate Groups

  • Broughton Island

  • Engagement Parties

  • Hens & Bucks Cruises

  • Whale/Dolphin Watch

  • Birthdays

  • Charter Cruises

  • Dinner Cruises

  • Weddings

  • Corporate Functions


4.6 rating

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1 year ago

An amazing experience saw lots of whales, seals and dolphins. The crew were friendly and helpful keeping everyone informed where the whales were and then later pointing out the seals which were a little harder to spot. I would recommend Moonshadow Cruises for an unforgettable experience



2 years ago

What can I say, they guarantee you right in the action and the crew is serious about your safety too.

Thank you so much for your review - see you again.

Responded 2 years ago



6 years ago


Gurpreet Singh

6 years ago


35 Stockton St, Nelson Bay NSW

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  • Advanced Eco Certified

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do your cruises depart from?

Nelson Bay - Nelson Bay Marina - d'Albora Marina

When do the whale watching cruises start?

May to November

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