Enjoy the thrill as you cruise 30 kilometres down the Hunter Coast in comfort and safety aboard CoastXP’s custom-built vessel ‘Atmos’ to stunning Caves Beach and historic Catherine Hill Bay. Along the way you will have a unique view of Newcastle Harbour, historic World War Two coastal forts, world renowned surfing beaches and rugged cliffs. Departing from the 3rd largest port in Australia, the tour features authentic interpretation around the history of the port, the City, the marine life which inhabit the coastline, local geology, Aboriginal heritage as well as unique areas of the Hunter Coast only accessible by water. Experience the breathtaking coastal scenery of Newcastle, with pods of resident dolphins, seabirds, turtles and other marine life.
I'm Dom, an Ocean Enthusiast who loves sharing some of our most iconic and picturesque local destinations on my tours. I have been passionate about the Hunter Coast ever since moving to Newcastle seven years ago to study at the university. I am a qualified vessel master having studied at The University of Tasmania with a key interest in marine tourism. I am also a scientific diver, master scuba diver trainer, qualified marine mammal rescuer and marine science tutor. I love sharing my experience of the ocean with guests, and have done in some of Australia's most scenic destinations including Heron Island, North Stradbroke Island, Coffs Harbour, Lord Howe Island, Port Stephens and Sydney! Join me as we explore the Hunter Coastline!
Optional weatherproof jackets
Your tour will begin inside Newcastle Harbour, we take in the sights before heading offshore for an adventure boat experience! The tour travels along a nine-mile beach, passing moon island and sea caves on our way to Catherine Hill Bay. You will also get the opportunity to see Newcastle and Lake Macquarie from a completely unique angle, visiting some areas only accessible by water.
Coastal Adventure Tour From Newcastle