Seal Watching Cruise - Wildlife Coast Cruises
Seal Watching Cruise - Wildlife Coast Cruises
Seal Watching Cruise - Wildlife Coast Cruises

Seal Watching Cruise

Tour operated by: Wildlife Coast Cruises

Address: Jetty Car Park on the Esplanade, Cowes, Victoria 3922

Phone: 03 5952 3501  |  Mobile: 0418 591 007  |  Freecall: 1300 763 739  |  Fax: 03 5952 5583  

Email: info@wildlifecoastcruises.com.au
Web: wildlifecoastcruises.com.au

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Experience this spectacular two hour cruise witnessing one of Australia's largest wild Fur Seal colony situated on Seal Rocks lying two kilometres off the rugged south west coast of Phillip Island.

The boat drifts within meters 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 learning the history of Phillip Island's western shoreline by Wildlife Coast Cruises.

he tour includes a two hour open water cruise where you can view more then 5000 seals up close. You can have complimentary afternoon or morning tea.

The wildlife you will be able to view is a variety of seabirds, regular dolphin sightings and beautiful fur seals.

There are children activities onboard and you can also visit the Captains Bridge.

There is an educational commentary while on board that will also point out some historical sights around the bay.

The boat has safety ramp access and plenty of undercover seating.

Cancellation and booking policy

Cruises may be cancelled due to adverse weather, insufficient bookings, special events, breakdowns. In any of these events, a refund will be offered. If cancelled by the passenger within 48 hours of cruise a refund less a $5.00 booking fee will apply.

Days of operation

Daily at 2 PM and extra 4:30 PM Cruise on Saturdays

Departure details: 01/11/13 - 24/12/13

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Daily Cruises at 11 AM, 2 PM and 4:30 PM

Departure details: 26/12/13 - 25/01/14

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Daily Cruises at 2 PM and extra 4:30 PM Cruise on Saturdays

Departure details: 26/01/14 - 26/04/14

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Tour starting location

Cowes Pier

Tour highlights

Sealing viewing at Seal Rock

Mode of transport

  • Motor Vessel

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cruising
  • Dolphin watching
  • Animal Viewing

Experiences

  • Boat

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Check-in desk
  • Crewed charter
  • Guide

Wildlife Coast Cruises offer spectacular cruises around Phillip Island, Seal Rocks, Western Port, Wilson's Promontory onboard a luxury 130-passenger.

Wildlife Coast Cruises are Phillip Islands most popular cruises as they operate Seal Watching Cruises, French Island Cruise Tour, Twilight Cruises and a Wilson's Promontory Cruise.

Their Seal Watching Cruise is a relaxing yet educational two hour scenic wildlife cruise, with a personal commentary from the cruise captain, and the amazing experience of the sights, sounds and atmosphere of being amongst thousands of fur Seals.

Wildlife Coast Cruises also have a relaxing hour and a half cruise through the North West waters of Westernport. When here passengers will learn about the area's History and cruise along the remote French Islands coast, across the Bay while watching the sunset over the entrance to Bass Strait. The friendly local crew serving complimentary platters of fresh nibbles and enjoying a glass of wine from the onboard bar.

Wildlife Coast Cruises also do private charters for party's, weddings and other special events. You can even design your own tour to a specific area.

Talk to Wildlife Coast Cruise staff to organise your tours of the Philip Island Coast.

Opening hours

A variety of Cruises operate at both Phillip Island and Wilson's Promontory according to schedule and weather conditions.

Daily
11:00am -2:00pm
Hours during May to August

Other tours by this operator

Memberships

  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Wildlife Tourism Australia
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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