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Address: Department of Transport 86 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 9246 5334
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mills Charters are Perth's No.1 Charter Company specializing in Deep Sea...

Mills Charters are Perth's No.1 Charter Company specializing in Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching and Private River and Rottnest Island Tours. Mills Charters also offer live aboard fishing holidays at the Abrolhos Islands, departing Geraldton. Operating all year round Mills Charters have a charter option with specialist Crew and exceptional service for everyone. During the Whale Watch season there is the added option of an Ocean Safari Tour with AQWA every Wednesday. Whale Watching tours operate daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm on the weekends. Bookings essential.

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Booked Thurs but received emailed that Wed was last tour as few whale sightings recently. We saw quite a few during the trip plus two dolphins! Crew were professional, know their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked Thurs but received emailed that Wed was last tour as few whale sightings recently. We saw quite a few during the trip plus two dolphins! Crew were professional, know their stuff & friendly. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Check-in time for our whale watching tour was at 8:30am. Some advise to take note is to cater for at least an extra 30 mins should you pass through Mitchell Freeway to the jetty. It's always jammed with traffic. Not to worry as the tour will wait at least 10 minutes to check-in. If you have kids, or unsure of... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and detailed review traffic can be frustrating when the cars build up and that's why we allow the half hour check in so that people who mistime their journey can still board in time! Your seasickness ideas are spot on, always must take the pill before you board or set sail! Our recommendation in our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing on behalf of my brother that went on that trip in Oct'2016, he said the trip was well prepared, he's very happy with the experience, except that he's not prepared to bring a set of batter, we saw people brought into the boat but have no idea why, so this is to hook up on the rod so... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear your brother had a great day out with us. I think you mean battery, not batter, from what you have said in your feedback. We have a couple of regular customers who come out and use electric reels as they are either lacking arm strength (usually from injury) or they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Watched this at end Oct. We were very fortunate that we saw lots of whales during this visit. And I do believe it's due to the season of the whales migration. Tips: 1. The trip is very bumpy, so if you have sea sickness, you might want to consider skipping it. 2. It's a few hours trip and so you... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Sounds like you had a great experience with us and the tips are spot on - we always recommend seasickness tablets and to bring snacks and drinks. We always have the usual chips, chocolates and drinks for sale on board and of course lots of iced water to help yourself to keep everyone well hydrated. Really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed going with Mills- saw a lot of whales, even a bunch jumping in the ocean. Great service, great knowledge, big and nice boat. Thanks for a lovely day.

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Sounds like the whales put on a fabulous show on your tour and we are truly happy you had a great experience with the whales and our company. Thank you kindly for posting your feedback. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome trip as always, we didn't see as many whale as previous year but thats the nature of the beast. We did how ever see some great mother and calf interaction. Staff and service was great.

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for providing your feedback of your tour with us. So grateful for your group booking each year and we are glad you got to see whales again this year. It is always hard to match each trip as we never know what mood the whales are in but to see them in their natural environment is always special. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What a way to spend our last day in Australia, the boat was just perfect for this type of trip not to small to be thrown around by the swell, but not to big that it carried too many people so everyone got a great view of the main attraction. The Skipper found the Whales within the first 45 minutes... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We were also so happy for you seeing whales on what was your last day in Australia. What an amazing memory to have of your last day of holidays! The whales certainly give us a great show when they are migrating south! Thanks for choosing us and thanks for taking the time to post the feedback. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our day with Mills Charters was absolutely amazing! The crew is very helpful an knowledgeable. They know exactly where the whales can be found and the boat is fast enough to get you there very quickly. We were very happy to see that the crew was just a excited about the whales as we were. And we saw a lot... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. It is always a beautiful experience seeing these whales in their natural habitat. We are so glad you had a great tour and enjoyed the experience and thank you so much for choosing Mills Charters. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is our third visit to see the whales with Mills Charters. We love the convenience of just nipping down to Hillarys Boat Harbour to see whales off the Perth coast. It was a great day, with bright sunshine and a good swell, sadly though, the whales were not that keen to play! We saw some fab breaching, tail slapping... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Even with the whales a little quiet, it sounds like you still saw some amazing whale action on your tour. Sometimes days they are more curious than on other days but every trip is different. We have our 50% return same season cards for you to experience multiple encounters within a season with these amazing ocean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We originally booked in for September but were EXTREMELY unlucky to see no whales, the crew were so friendly and reassured us that this was very rare. We rebooked in for today and the rebooking process was made easy with one simple email. We turned up a little worried again BUT we saw so many pods! It was truely incredible.... More 

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. The beauty of our sighting guarantee is allowing passengers the chance to see whales on a second trip in the same season absolutely free. We are so glad you saw whales with us and were impressed by their magnificence. Thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback. More 

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