FAQs

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What is the difference between the Tours?

 

 

Dolphin Tour

Jervis Bay Passage

Whale Watching

Sunset River Cruise

Duration

1.5hrs

2hrs

2hrs

2hrs

Route

Dependent on Dolphin location

Set route – showcasing the highlights of the bay.

Dependent on Whale location

Currambene River

When

All year around

November – May

May –November

November – May

Add on

Summer Boom Netting

BYO Drinks & Food

Boat

Port Venture*

Sensational or Adventure*

Port Venture*

Pontoon Boat

*Please note that cruise times and boats may change due to tide issues for the vessel Port Venture.

How long will I spend on the boat?

Dolphin Cruise 1.5 hrs

Jervis Bay Passage 2hrs

Sunset River Cruise 2hrs

Whale Cruise 2hrs

When are you operating?

Monday to Sunday, including public holidays

What should I bring?

Lighter jacket in summer 

Warm jacket in winter as it can get chilly out on the water 

Bottled water – Sunscreen – Hat – Camera

Boom Netting: Towel & Swimmers

What is Boom Netting?

It’s an add on activity during your Dolphin Tour. Port Venture has a net attached to it’s back which will be lowered into the water while cruising. It can only be described like a cruising ocean spa bath.

Is Boom Netting suitable for all ages?

Yes it is. Smaller children can be seated on the parents lap.

All swimming abilities and those with any type of disability can join the experience.

Can I take a pram on board?

Port Venture offers easy access and space to take prams

Best time for a Whale Watching Tour?

May to November

Best time for a Dolphin Tour?

All year around.

How many dolphins live in the Jervis Bay Marine Park?

Between 80 to 90 resident Bottlenose Dolphins 

Where do you depart from?

Cruise terminal at the Portside Café, absolute Waterfront.

West of Huskisson public wharf. Look for the large white umbrellas.

What time can I check in?

Please collect your Boarding Pass 30min before departure from the Service Desk at our cruise terminal Portside Café in Huskisson. 

Where is the check in Service Desk located?

Inside the Portside Café in Huskisson.

Where can I rent Kayaks, SUPs and U-Skipper Hire Boats?

From the Service Desk inside the Portside Café in Huskisson.

West of Huskisson public wharf. Look for the large white umbrellas. Absolute Waterfront.

Is there parking available at the Portside Cafe?

A public car park is located close to the Portside Café in front of the wharf.

Are there toilets on board?

Port Venture has three wheelchair accessible toilets.

The Sensational and Adventure have one toilet accessible via stairs.

The Pontoon boat has one toilet, limited wheelchair access.

Can I purchase drinks on board?

Port Venture has a fully licensed bar and complimentary tea and coffee available. 

On the other boats catering facilities are not provided.

Can I bring my own drinks?

Feel free to bring bottled water.

Is there any shade on the boats?

Port Venture has an inside cabin and two shaded back decks.

All other boats have a canopy for shelter.

Will I get off the boat during the cruise?

You’ll stay on the boat for the entire cruise time.

Can I bring my camera or phone to take pictures?

Of course you can, don’t forget to tag Jervis Bay Wild when posting them online.

Vessel information

 

 

Port Venture

Sensational

Adventure

Pontoon

Passengers

90 under current restrictions (150 pax capacity)

36

48

20

Pram access

Yes

Yes

Wheelchair access

Yes

limited

Toilets

3

1

1

1

Sheltered areas

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes