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Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Meet at Port Welshpool where your captain and crew will welcome you aboard the comfortable 62-foot (19-meter) motorized catamaran. Indoor and outdoor decks with ample seating provide excellent views as your boat sails over to Wilsons Promontory National Park, affectionately known as The Prom.

    Situated on the southernmost point of mainland Australia, Wilsons Promontory encompasses a vast nature reserve laced with swimming and surfing beaches along Bass Strait. The park harbors abundant native wildlife including kangaroos, wombats, echidnas, emus and colorful birds like rosellas and parrots, while dolphins, seals and whales are often spotted offshore. On this cruise you will join the search for the majestic humpback whales on their southerly migration. 

    Throughout the day, your captain shares informative and entertaining commentary. As you approach Wilsons Promontory, its historic 1859 lighthouse comes into view, perched on the southernmost point of Australia's mainland. Enjoy close views of the lighthouse, which by land can only be reached on foot by walking 11 miles (18 km).

    Enjoy freshly made lunch on board in a remote cove. With morning and afternoon tea, you won't go hungry.

    At the end of a memorable 6-hour cruise, your captain returns you to Port Welshpool.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Port Welshpool 10am
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Live commentary on board
    • Morning tea
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible (Not recommended for children under the age of 4-years or those with limited mobility)
    • Cruises are weather dependent, please contact your local tour operator prior to departure. Please dress appropriately.
    • Operates in open water. The vessel motion may cause discomfort to those who are affected by motion sickness
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had a great time on our whale watching cruise. Lots of information, lots of whales and the scenery and seeing the Prom from the other side was beautiful!More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Joey270t
    jrd_50, Admissions at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thanks so much for the fantastic review, I'm so glad you enjoyed the cruise and appreciated the different perspective of seeing the Prom from the ocean. Our staff are all very passionate about sharing the Prom with our guests and our captain in particular is...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had a great experience. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, the food was nice and plenty (even the gluten free for me). The weather wasn't the best, but they made sure everyone on board enjoyed their day. Reccommend.More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Skitrips55
    jrd_50, Admissions at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hi Skitrips55, Great to hear you enjoyed your cruise despite the conditions on the day, we always try to advise passengers ahead of time so they are prepared! So nice to hear our crew looked after you and you enjoyed the food, we hope you...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Thank you we had a fantastic day onboard the Breanna Lee.The crew were amazing Mel was informative and friendly.We viewed Beautiful whales,dolphins,seals and even a sea turtle against the backdrop of the beautiful Prom.More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank suzymark1
    jrd_50, Admissions at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Great to hear you enjoyed your cruise around beautiful Wilsons Promontory and all the sights it has to offer, a sea turtle..Wow! Our crew love what they do, and sharing the sights with our passengers, I will pass on your praise to the crew. We...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The crew was highly professional and really friendly... saw whales seals and dolphins and the food was yummy! Definitely worth a trip!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Sarah F
    jrd_50, Front Office Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Sarah F, Thank you for your wonderful feedback on your recent Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise. I will certainly pass your kind words on to the skipper, crew and chef! Hope to see you on board again soon!

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Probably a tad unfortunate the winds and waves were more than unforgiving but the skipper shouldn't have pushed on without understanding how bad the situation was across the whole boat - the only reason for the good rating was the accompanying and supporting staff whom...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank porkupine888
    jrd_50, Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hi porkupine888, We are sorry to hear about your experience. We always endeavour to ensure everyone on board can experience the whales as well as be made as comfortable as possible, and we are sorry that you felt that the experience was not as you...More

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