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.For Nova Cruises and beyond, use our Newcastle trip planner to get the most from your Newcastle vacation.
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.
Nova Cruises Reviews
While we were booked on the Mother's Day lunch cruise around the harbour we were actually celebrating our 51st. anniversary. We couldn't have asked for more, the boat was clean, the cost was reasonabl... more »
Very nice boat, well organised with pre arranged seating for meal. No matter where you sit you have a nice view of the habour. But still able to get up and look from other vantage points on the boat. ... more »
Loved the food, seeing the harbor from the water!!.🎅
Nice staff, not much food
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