52' Cruising Catamaran Charter in Nelson Bay, Australia
Dolphin and Whale Watching Guidelines With Imagine Cruises Imagine Cruises of Nelson Bay on Port Stephens supports the Australian National Guidelines for Whale and Dolphin Observation. Essentially, we do not want whales or dolphins to interact with us unless they want to. Boat Specifications - Imagine Boat Specifications: Ocean Going Sailing Catamaran - Length Overall: 15.8 metres 52 feet - Beam Overall: 8.6 metres 26 feet - Draft (boards down): 2 metres 6 feet - Draft (boards up): 1 metre 3 feet - Displacement: 13,000 Kg - Construction: GRP Foam composite & vinyl ester - Sail Area: Main and jib 100 sq. m. 1000 sq. ft. - Capacity: 59 pax, 1E Survey sheltered waters - 47 pax, 1C Survey offshore - Motors: 2 x 105 HP Nissan diesels - Speed under power: 11 knots cruising at 9.5 knots - Speed under sail: 10 knots + - Design: Crowther Multihulls PRICES WINTER & SPRING: May 20th to mid November 3h Whale Watch, Sail with Whales - Adults $63 - Child $30 - Family $156 SUMMER & AUTUMN: Weekends Only: Dolphin Swim 1.5h Dolphin Watch+Sailing: Adults $28 Child $15 Family $71 Concession $25 3.5h Marine Discovery: Adults $63 Child $30 Family $156 Concession $53 2.5h Seafood BBQ Dinner: Adults $49 Child $30 Family $128 Concession $45 (Nov-Apr) Dolphin Cruises: Dolphin Watching & Sailing 1.5 hrs - Adults $28 - Children $15 (2-16 years) - Family $71 (2 adult + 2 child) Marine Discovery 3.5 hrs - Adults $63 - Children $30(2-16 years) - Family $156 (2 adult + 2 children) Whale Watch Express 1.5 hrs - Adults $63 - Children $30 (2-16 years) - Family $156 (2 adult + 2 children) Seafood BBQ Dinner Cruise - Adults $49 - Children $30 (2-16 years) - Family $128 (2 adult + 2 child) If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 59 guests
- Cruising Catamaran
We are a unique, boutique operation with ongoing efforts toward the protection of Whales and Dolphins and to help make Port Stephens a model of Ecotourism. We are committed to long term growth, improving our skills, Imagine, sailing and our services, to give our guests fun, educational and personal cruises and friendly professional charters at best value. Frank – Owner Skipper Frank usually skippers on Wednesday-Friday. He has been sailing boats for 40 years and has a very deep passion for the marine environment. Frank is currently secretary of Whale and Dolphin Watch Australia and has been an official observer at the annual International Whaling Commission meetings. He is an active member of Port Stephens Tourism and the Port Stephens Eco Network.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Watersports Equipment
- Wheel steering
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.