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Our coastal experiences are specifically designed to showcase the very best aspects of the breathtaking Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Coastline. Operating year-round our experiences highlight the marine life that inhabits the coastline, Aboriginal Heritage, geological formations including cliffs and sea caves, as well as unique destination attributes such as wrecks, islands and ships. Experiences range from sightseeing and whale watching though to nature walks and lunch tours around Lake Macquarie.

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Experiences Departing from Newcastle

Whale Encounter Tour

Whale Watching in Newcastle!

The Encounter Tour is a premier whale watching experience aboard our custom-built adventure boat. The tour focuses closely on the annual Humpback Whale (Megaptera Novaeangliae) migration along the stunning Newcastle coastline each year between the months of June and November.

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Sunrise Whale Photography Experience

Nail Your Photography Goals!

CoastXP and Scott Harrison of Daily Salt Photography proudly bring you a unique opportunity to join our ‘Sunrise Whale Photography Experience’. This is a whale season experience like no other with other amateur and professional photographers aboard CoastXP's custom-built boat at sunrise!

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Ride and Fly Tour

See Newcastle from the air and water!

Aerologistics and CoastXP are offering a ‘Ride and Fly’ tour. With an unparalleled sightseeing helicopter ride combined with CoastXP’s adventure boat experiences; catch the breathtaking views of the Newcastle coastline from the air and the water.

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Adventure Tour

Explore the Lake Macquarie coastline!

CoastXP’s Adventure Tour is a premier offshore boating experience showcasing the magnificent Hunter coastline. Experience the breathtaking coastal scenery of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, with pods of resident dolphins, seabirds, turtles and other marine life. November to May each year.

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Experiences Departing from Lake Macquarie

Whale Discovery Tour

Witness magnificent humpback whales up close!

The Whale Discovery Tour is a unique opportunity to observe whales migrating along the stunning Lake Macquarie coastline. Cruise through the pristine waters of Swansea Channel, before exploring the Lake Mac coastline in search of humpback whales.

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TINTA Lunch Tour Package

Tour and Dine with CoastXP and TINTA Belmont

TINTA Belmont and CoastXP have come together to bring guests a coastal experience like no other. Join CoastXP on either an Ocean Explorer Tour (Nov – May) or Whale Discovery Tour (Jun – Nov) followed by an incredible two-course lunch at TINTA Belmont, all at a packaged price.

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Lake Cruise & Nature Walk

Discover the beauty of Lake Mac and the Wangi Peninsula! 

Step aboard CoastXP’s custom-built adventure boat for an all-inclusive lake cruise and guided nature walk overlooking the largest permanent saltwater lake in the southern hemisphere. The experience involves an adventure boat tour of Lake Mac, a 2km guided bushwalking tour and a catered lunch.

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Ocean Explorer Tour

A fast, fun-filled offshore adventure! 

The thrilling Ocean Explorer Tour is a fast-paced, fun-filled adventure along the stunning Lake Macquarie coastline. Cruise through the pristine waters of Swansea channel before zooming along the Lake Mac coast, past Moon Island Nature Reserve, discovering hidden sea caves and visiting Catherine Hill Bay.

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Trinity Point Dining Experience

Experience luxury dining in Lake Macquarie!

Experience luxury dining at Lake Macquarie’s waterfront restaurant at Trinity Point. 8 at Trinity Point restaurant and CoastXP offer a unique experience, combining modern contemporary dining with a scenic boat tour of Lake Macquarie.

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Our boat cruises and guided tours are fast, informative and fun!

All CoastXP experiences begin on board one of our two custom-built boats (Atmos or Hydro). Our boat cruises and tours are designed to immerse guests in nature and the stunning marine environment along the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline. Hear from an experienced wildlife guide about the coastline’s history, local geology, marine life and Aboriginal heritage. Got questions? – contact us.