Adventure Boat Experience

in Newcastle

Welcome to CoastXP

A Premier Hunter Coast Adventure Boat Experience!

Ocean Enthusiast Dominic May and his team operate coastal sightseeing and whale watching (Jun – Nov) tours departing daily from the Honeysuckle Foreshore showcasing the breathtaking coastline of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

Aboard our custom-built boat; tours focus on the marine life which inhabit the coastline, local geology, Aboriginal heritage as well as unique destination landmarks including wrecks, cliffs, islands, sea caves and ships.

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At CoastXP we pride ourselves on offering authentic nature-based experiences, visiting some of the most iconic and picturesque local destinations on our tours.


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Hear what our guests have to say!

Thank you for an amazing trip. Dom was a great guide and very knowledgable. We were privileged to see a beautiful mama and baby humpback as well as dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Loved every moment and would definitely do it again.

Sally RoscoeTrip Advisor

Such a good experience with Dom on the weekend. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. We were seeing the whales swimming so close. Also saw a seal and dolphin on our way. Overall very happy with the trip ๐Ÿ™‚

Nyssa LinkFacebook

My wife and I had a great time, tour guide Dominic had no trouble finding whales, seals and dolphins. Highly recommend CoastXP for a great experience.

John TahvanainenGoogle

What a wonderful morning we had out with CoastXP! Dom has such sincerity for what he does. CoastXP goes above and beyond to make sure everyone on board is cared for. Thank you for bringing something so exciting to Newcastle!

Annabelle JohnsonGoogle

CoastXP offers a fun new way to explore Newcastle and itโ€™s coastline. The Encounter Tour was safe, informative, and fun, and the custom-built boat was comfortable and fast. We saw whales, dolphins, and seals. Iโ€™d highly recommend this to locals and tourists alike!

Natalie AbeleTrip Advisor

Went on the Encounter Tour on the state of the art Atmos boat which was very safe and accommodating. Had amazing seats yet still plenty of adventure. Saw amazing wildlife and learnt so much. Dominic the tour guide was extremely knowledgable and knew the best spots for seeing whales.

Johnathon KTrip Advisor