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Cruise & boat tours

Seal Watching Cruise

03 5952 3501

Tour operated by:

Wildlife Coast Cruises

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.

Price & booking



Two adults and two children.

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.

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Days of operation:
  • Daily at 2:00pm, plus 11:00am and 4:30pm cruises in holiday periods

    Departure details: 01/09/14 - 04/08/15

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

Tour starting location:
Cowes Jetty
Mode of transport:
  • Motor Vessel
  • Boat
  • Car park
  • Check-in desk
  • Crewed charter
  • Guide
  • English
  • Birdwatching
  • Cruising
  • Dolphin watching
  • Animal Viewing

Tour operator

Wildlife Coast Cruises is an environmentally accredited business which operates around the beautiful waters of Phillip Island, Seal Rocks, Westernport Bay and Wilson's Promontory.

The flagship is the Kasey Lee, a state of the art catamaran 65 feet in length, manned by friendly and professional crew who are happy to care for and entertain you along your journey.

Immerse yourself in an amazing wildlife experience, to visit Australia's largest fur seal colony off the western tip of Phillip Island. The Seal Watching Cruise is a relaxing yet educational two hour scenic wildlife cruise, with a personal commentary from the cruise captain, up-close view of thousands of frolicking seals, followed by tea, coffee, biscuits and cake on your return voyage.

Relax as you cruise through the sheltered waters of Westernport Bay, along the Mornington Peninsula and French Island coast. During the Twilight Cruise you will visit the wreck of an Australian naval submarine and learn about the area's rich maritime history. Sip your favourite drink from the licensed bar, enjoy platters of complimentary finger food served by the friendly crew, and watch the sun slip below the horizon as you cruise back to Cowes.

Wildlife Coast Cruises has many other cruises on its schedule, including trips to Farmer's Markets, Whale Cruises, Lunch Cruises, Wilsons Promontory and more.

Wildlife Coast Cruises also offer packages for tour groups and will customise private charters for any special events such as birthdays, weddings, corporate groups and more.

For further information please see the website.

Opening hours:

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

  • Sunday to Saturday

    8:00am - 6:00pm

Other tours by this operator
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria

  • Wildlife Tourism Australia