Seal Watching Tour Phillip Island

Wildlife Coast Cruises

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Cowes, Victoria

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The Esplanade,
Cowes,
Victoria
3922.

Wildlife Coast Cruises is an environmentally accredited boat tour operator providing unique wildlife experiences and stunning scenic cruises around Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory. The flagships are the Kasey Lee and the Brianna Lee (65-foot catamarans) are crewed by friendly and professional staff. Visit Australia's largest fur seal colony on the Seal Watching Cruise. An immersive two-hour cruise, with commentary from the captain, up-close view of thousands of seals in their natural habitat, followed by afternoon tea on your return voyage. Aboard the Twilight Cruise, you will visit the wreck of an Australian naval submarine, learn about the areas rich history and sit back to watch the gorgeous sunset, with a licensed bar on board, and complimentary appetizers served by the crew. Experience a personal encounter with Humpback and Southern Right whales on the seasonal whale cruises at Phillip Island. Further down the Victoria Coastline set sail on incredible cruises discovering Wilsons Promontory. Where you can find hidden coves, untouched islands and monolithic rock formations, a range of marine life and seasonal whale watching in the springtime. There are cruises on offer including Cape Woolamai Cruise, Peninsula Market Cruise, Captains Lunch Cruise, group packages and customised private charters....

Product Types

  • Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Half Day or Less
  • Full Day

Accreditation

  • ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
  • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
  • China Ready and Accredited Program
  • ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia

Tours

  • Seal Watching Cruise

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    Experience this spectacular two hour cruise to witness Australia's largest wild fur seal colony, situated on Seal Rocks which lies two kilometres off the rugged south west coast of Phillip Island. The boat drifts within metres of thousands of seals, enabling you to witness their natural environment first hand. It is impossible not to be captivated by these naturally playful and inquisitive animals who regularly approach the boat for a closer look at you. Along the way, you will be captivated by the beautiful coastline and learn the history of Phillip Island's western shoreline with commentary by your captain and crew. Onboard children's activities, plus regular sightings of marine life such as dolphins and birds, will keep everyone interested during the trip. On the return voyage, relax on one of three decks and enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits and cake, served by your friendly crew. Soft drinks, alcohol and light snacks are also available for purchase throughout the cruise.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
    • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
    • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Phillip Island Twilight Cruise

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    The Twilight Cruise is a perfect way to end your day on Phillip Island. Cruise through the sheltered waters of Westernport Bay, along the picturesque coastline of the Mornington Peninsula and French Island. Learn about the area's rich maritime history and visit the Australian naval submarine HMAS Otama, while watching out for seals and dolphins which inhabit these waters. Purchase a drink from the licensed bar, while enjoying platters of finger food served by a team of friendly crew. As you cruise across the bay, watch the sun set over the entrance to Bass Strait, and see the lights of Cowes begin to sparkle as you return to the jetty.

    Facilities found here

    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Cape Woolamai Cruise

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    One-hour scenic cruise from the picturesque town of San Remo to the Cape Woolamai. See the spectacular granite cliffs and caves with surrounding turquoise waters and keeping an eye out for regularly seen wildlife such as seals, dolphins and eagles. Enjoy complimentary morning tea on the comfortable cruise onboard the multi-level catamaran. Includes wildlife and historical commentary.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
    • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
    • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Winter Whale Cruises

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    Wildlife Coast Cruises' Winter Whale Cruise is your opportunity to join in the search for the majestic Southern Whales during their annual migration along this regions coastline, plus a fascinating and unique coastal cruise. Circumnavigate Phillip Island and enjoy morning tea and freshly prepared lunch on board. Enjoy sights of thousands of fur seals at Seal Rocks, the shy Albatrosses along the Southern coast, with regular dolphin and the very special whale sightings once we find them. Includes four hour cruise, captains commentary, complimentary morning tea and freshly made lunch, Seal Rocks visit, wildlife information and interpretation, wildlife videos display, regular dolphin sightings, whale sightings expected on 80 percent of cruises but not guaranteed, licensed bar.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Wilsons Promontory Cruise

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    Come on an incredible adventure with Wildlife Coast Cruises and visit one of the most beautiful, natural areas in the world. An experience of a lifetime, visiting untouched islands and rugged coastlines that are not accessible by land, viewing amazing rock formations, spectacular marine and wildlife areas that most people wouldn’t dream exist. Eight hours of fully catered, luxury cruising with breathtaking scenery of Wilsons Prom as you have never seen it before. Includes morning and afternoon tea, delicious lunch, a stop at Refuge Cove to walk and swim, cruise around the Prom lighthouse, cruise up and under Skull Rock, visit Kanowna Island seal colony, regular sea bird and dolphin sightings. Departs from Port Welshpool.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
    • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
    • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise

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    Wild about whales? Join Wildlife Coast Cruises in the search for the majestic Humpback Whales during their southerly migration along the spectacular Wilsons Promontory coastline. See spectacular coastal formations and remote bays along the Prom, including Rabbit Island and hidden coves Enjoy sights of diverse marine wildlife and seabirds, with regular sightings of the shy Albatrosses, Australia Fur Seal and Common Dolphins, and Humpback whales once we find them.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
    • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Dolphin & Whale Crusie

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    Set sail on a winter dolphin & whale adventure venturing past the sheer cliffs of Cape Woolamai and along Phillip Island’s attractive southern coastline. Search for Humpback and Southern Right Whales on their annual migration route. Be on the lookout for dolphin pods feeding and playing, with curious seals and a variety of birdlife including the Wandering Albatross regularly sighted in the area. Includes: Whale & dolphin sightings (expected 80% – not guaranteed), Regular seals and sea bird sightings, Witness the sheer granite cliffs of Cape Woolamai, Complimentary tea/coffee and cake, Captain’s commentary, Wildlife information and interpretation

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Special Needs and Access

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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