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Hours: Open every FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY. Bookings available Monday-Thursday upon request.


At Spitfire Pilot Boats we offer a unique and intimate harbour experience you just won't find anywhere else. We offer a range of services including whale watching and harbour tours. All cruises are highly flexible and tailored to individual groups. Our unique whale and wildlife watching experience gives you the opportunity to encounter, first hand, one of nature's great migrations. With 3 different viewing areas (inside & outside) you won't miss out on your chance to observe and photograph these majestic creatures from the ultimate perspective. If relaxing is more your thing, sit back and enjoy beautiful sunsets on our 2.5 hour expedition around the coast, beaches, river and harbour. We can take you out the heads as the sun sets over the Newcastle skyline for the photograph of a lifetime. 'Spitfire' has separate toilet, shower and accommodation areas with plenty of room to move about the vessel. Our vessel is a Pilot Boat capable of operating anywhere you're willing to go, within 30nm of our coast. Up to 6 guests ensures a unique and intimate experience with plenty to see and do. Spitfire operate sunrise, sunset, whale watching, cruise ship observations, a 'Harbour Experience' or 'Fish n Ships' lunch tour. The schedule for events like the Supercars, Australia and ANZAC Days, Public Holidays and other events is flexible with availability noted on the website.

Cancellation of any tour or charter must be done 24hrs prior to departure. You may reschedule your tour/charter for another time/date excluding public holidays and special events such as Christmas Day New Years Eve Boxing Day Australia Day ANZAC Day or any other scheduled Special Event that 'Spitfire' is involved.

150 Wharf Road, Newcastle NSW 2300


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