Nova Cruises, Newcastle

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Nova Cruises Pty Ltd, is a locally owned and operated business operating since 2006. Our vessels "Bay Connections" & "The Princess" operate from Newcastle Harbour exploring the Hunter River and Kooragang Wetlands.

We offer a wide range of scheduled cruises including;

- Newcastle Whale Watching

- Newcastle Dinner Cruises

- Luncheon Cruises

- Hunter River Discovery Cruises

- Voyages to the Historic inland shipping port of Morpeth

- Christmas in July and Christmas Luncheons

NOVA Cruises also offer a range of exclusive cruises which allow private groups the opportunity to enjoy their private functions on the harbour or journey up the Hunter River to Raymond Terrace or Morpeth. Cruises for small and large groups from 25 guests up to 150, birthday parties, business functions, family functions, work functions, Weddings, or relaxing and exploring Newcastle Harbour with family and friends.

NOVA Cruises have a range of fully catered charter options available. Enjoy a luncheon, dinner or cocktail cruise on Newcastle Harbour, or perhaps a progressive dinner cruise along the Hunter River. Call NOVA Cruises on 0400 381 787 to discuss your individual requirements.
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  • Sighting multiple whales and skippers narrative Crew were fantastic ship was very safe for outside the heads  more »
  • Staff went above and beyond to make sure that we seen whales on our cruise. Would highly recommend to do the cruise from Newcastle. Was a fabulous afternoon.  more »
  • Very relaxing trip to Morpeth, taking in the views along the Hunter river . Lovely food treats on the way.  more »
  • Loved the food, seeing the harbor from the water!!.🎅
  • Nice staff, not much food
  • Absolutely BRILLIANT!!!! Such a priviledge to get up close and personal with these giants of the ocean... Even witnessed complete breaching, spray everywhere!!! Highly recommended...
  • Got in the boat, the guy collected my money without even having any sort of small talk. It was like cash or card, next. Then we started going only to stop two minutes later and be told the boat broke down. Unimpressed
  • Yesterday a family member and I went on your Luncheon Cruise on Newcastle Harbour. The fact that the day coincided with the Supercar Races was an extra bonus. We had a magnificent time, the whole afternoon was perfect. The Skipper was very well versed in his commentary about the city and harbour with just the right amount of information. All the staff were well presented and extremely friendly and helpful ( especially Jack) and the actual lunch was most enjoyable - plenty of good quality food and good variety. I work in the entertainment/hospitality industry so feel qualified to make these observations. Good value for money. Thanks Nova for a great experience.

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