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Oct 23, 2018
“A great way to go to lunch”
Apr 29, 2018
FerryLink connecting Nelson Bay to Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest Daily. Join our friendly and informative staff on board MV Tamboi Queen or MV Wallamba for a relaxing ferry ride to or from Nelson Bay. Our Vessels are professionally maintained, safe and...more
Ferry Terminal Wharf, Marine Drive, Tea Gardens, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4981 1959
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

The ferry is old, not comfortable but a fun way to visit Tea Gardens so that you arrive and leave with enough time to enjoy lunch in the many excellent restaurants

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alandesmond
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We used the ferry service.Was a lovely trip.Seen dolphins.The kids loved it.Had a nice day out.We went back and seen dolphins again.It was very breezy going back.The crew are very helpful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 697patsyb
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I took my sister to Nelson bay on the ferry and we had a wonderful time on the ferry then a lovely walk to the shops and restaurants back home on the ferry a lovely way to spend a day. Could recommend it to everyone,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at teagardens and wanted to travel to Nelson. The quickest way is by ferry. That was great. Average price return. sure beets driving all the way around.. we did a day trip saw the sites ate at a few different places. Everyone did...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Robert L
Reviewed March 18, 2016

What a disgrace! We waited and waited and then we were told to stand aside as they had two groups that needed to board the boat before us! This is only a small boat each group I would say were 50 each! We were told...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MareeDahl
Reviewed March 14, 2016

the trip on the ferry goes from Tea Gardens to Port Stephens, Along the way the captain will try his best to spot dolphins on the way and stop so you can take some photos. Beautiful scenery on the way taking approx 3/4 of a...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Graeme W
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly staff at ticket office, then boarded ferry to be greeted by such a friendly crew, given safety instructions by a woman with a strange but amusing sense of humour, what a joy to witness people who love their job and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank NannaS74
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Great way to get to the other side of Port Stephens with a ferry trip. You can see dolphins for the price of the ferry ride an the helmsman will slow down so you can take photos. Brilliant service an the scenery is great with...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Richard F
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Travelled on the Tamboi Queen (return) from Tea Gardens to Nelsons Bay. The crew were excellent and we enjoyed chatting about the local area and sights. Even saw some dolphins. The return fare is $20.00 but it is a great way to spend and hour...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Rabbits13
Reviewed February 1, 2016

We were the only travellers on the morning ferry. Beautiful day, calm sea. Travelled with pod of dolphins which was extraordinary as there were several baby dolphins with their mothers. Stunning way to see the bay and countryside. Crew were delightful, informative and good fun.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Rebecca H
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