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4WD Sand Duning and Dolphin Spotting at Port Stephens – Tour from Sydney

4WD Sand Duning and Dolphin Spotting at Port Stephens – Tour from Sydney
4WD Sand Duning and Dolphin Spotting at Port Stephens – Tour from Sydney
4WD Sand Duning and Dolphin Spotting at Port Stephens – Tour from Sydney


  • One of the most popular day trips from Sydney!
  • Enjoy 4WD dune bashing and sand boarding on Stockton Beach
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in a scenic spot on the bay
  • In the afternoon embark on an exciting Dolphin-spotting cruise
  • Travel in a luxury mini-bus accompanied by a local expert guide


Enjoy the best of Australia on this great day trip from Sydney. Adventure sports, incredible wildlife and great food combine to make this a day you’ll never forget.

On Stockton Beach you will embark on a thrilling 4WD dune bashing experience and have the chance to try your hand at Sandboarding. Having built up an appetite you’ll be ready for lunch in a scenic part of the bay. After lunch comes the highlight of the day – a Dolphin spotting cruise! Our local partners are expert dolphin-spotters and have a 97% success rate!


You will be picked up from your hotel and travel in an air conditioned vehicle accompanied by a guide (your driver may be your guide) to Port Stephens.

Cross Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world’s largest steel arch bridge and travel past the Hawkesbury river and towering sandstone cliffs. Enjoy a morning tea stop (refreshments must be paid for locally) en route to Port Stephens.

Enjoy an exciting 4WD in the 32-kilometre stretch of beach and sand dunes at Stockton beach which is also called the ‘Desert of the Sea’. These surreal dunes stretch to a distance of one kilometre in some areas and cover 2,500 hectares.

A delicious bay-side two course meal will now have you up and ready for the afternoon adventures.

Set off on a dolphin watching cruise and you will be delighted by the antics of playful wild dolphins. After the cruise return to Sydney where you will be dropped at your hotel.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr - 30 Sep: Tuesday & Thursday


11.5 hours

Start time

0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 11.5 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Sydney.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Sydney

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  • Entrance fee
  • Dolphin cruise
  • Expert driver/guide
  • Guided commentary
  • 4WD sand dune tour
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Waterfront 2 course lunch


Bring Jacket/jumper, bathers, towel, hat, sunscreen, camera

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

Children under 3 years requiring a seat, surcharge applies and payable direct (approx. AUS$ 50 per day).

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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