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Albany Whale Tours

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Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 422 441 484
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Whale of a time

Damned brilliant. The skipper is quite funny and extremely knowledgeable. He knew just where to... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Andrew P
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Perth, Australia
Fantastic

We had a great trip. We saw a whale, seals and dolphins!😄 Very friendly staff! We could recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Maikel V
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Boat Tours - Sail and powered. Its not what you see when you are out on the water, it's what you feel during the experience...At Albany Whale Tours, we care about your needs and that your voyage with us is an experience that you will remember forever, whether you are on Sail-A-Way, our motor sailing catamaran or on Waverider, our high-powered rigid inflatable boat. Ocean and sheltered water tours focusing on wilderness, wildlife, natural and cultural history of this ancient and fascinating land and sea scape. We even run delightful Twilight Sunset Cruises on our motor sailing catamaran.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (32 reviews)
“sea sickness” (12 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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+61 422 441 484

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Damned brilliant. The skipper is quite funny and extremely knowledgeable. He knew just where to take us to get a close up (well as close as you can) view of a whale & her calf. Just superb. The staff really look after you and make...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great trip. We saw a whale, seals and dolphins!😄 Very friendly staff! We could recommend it to everyone.

Thank Maikel V
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Maikel V. So pleased the trip with us was enjoyable. Thanks for choosing to come out with us. We really appreciate your great review. Thank you. Cheers, John, Forrest and crew

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Well, what can I say that other people haven't said, John was very passionate about the whales and THEY came first, as a nature lover that was such a refreshing change. It was all about the animals in the water rather than those on the...More

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Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you Billy for an awesome review. We were chuffed to read such a comprehensive and descriptive review of what we do and all we offer. We do our best to find whales for our guests, but that is always down to the luck of...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We boarded our boat to be greeted by John our skipper for the day. Once everybody had boarded John gave us the safety induction before we set sail. En route to see the whales tea was served as we sat above deck in the sunshine....More

Thank Jason B
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Jason B. Thank you for taking the time to give us such a good review. We are so glad you have great and positive memories of your time on board Sail-A-Way, and that you appreciated all that we could offer. Cheers John, Forrest and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

John and his team are very passionate about what they do. Although it was raining very heavily, they were determined that we did not go back disappointed. All through the trip, John piloted the boat in the rain and with the help of his whale...More

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Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi cwjm58. Thanks so much for such a positive and welcome review. It is most rewarding for all the crew to be appreciated by our guests. Thanks for taking the time to let us know of your pleasure. Cheers John, Forrest and crew

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We joined the Sail Away crew on 13th August for the most incredible experience we have ever had. The whole team were fantastically welcoming, with provision of drinks and delicious freshly baked snacks, and Tony was so interesting, we'd have enjoyed the trip even if...More

Thank Chloë G
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Chloe G. What a wonderful review. It really blows us away when our guests have a memorable and enthralling experience. We find the whales so magical, gentle and curious - and just love sharing their presence with all who come aboard. We look forward...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

It started off with John telling us about the trip & safety instructions etc. Was an overcast day & rain was forecast. I'm not a sea faring person & took steps prior to the trip by taking ginger tablets to offset sea sickness. They never...More

Thank Lorraine P
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Lorraine. Happy Birthday. Glad you ventured out with us, and that you enjoyed seeing the beautiful wildlife. This winter has been very trying weather-wise, so I do hope it is better when you take up your second tour with us. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a whale of a time on the sailaway. We came upon 6-7 whales and even a pair in an "amorous" embrace. One came right up to the boat. Because we had a sail we could drift amongst the whales. I would highly recommend!

Thank Gatanoz
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went on a morning whale watching expedition and were not disappointed. The whole operation is well organised and, during booking and rescheduling, they were very friendly and accommodating. The boat trip itself was fantastic! Tony and Anke took great care of us all through...More

Thank Megan L
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you Megan L for your lovely review. We are indeed fortunate to have such great crew members and luckier still to have receptive guests like you. Cheers, John, Forrest and crew.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had a fantastic day aboard Sail Away Whale Watching tours with friends. We were up close and personal with an inquisitive whale who spent a good half and hour with us. The friendly crew kept us entertained and fed. We will go again within 2...More

Thank jillty1
Forrest W, Owner at Albany Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you jilty1 for telling us about your fantastic experience on Sail-A-Way with the whales. You certainly were lucky with the weather and we hope it is a repeat when you join us again. Cheers John, Forrest, Tony and crew

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Sara C
23 October 2017|
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Response from Forrest W | Property representative |
Hi Sara. Sorry, the whale watching season in Albany has ended. You may find whales from tour companies operating on the west coast from towns such as Augusta, Busselton, Dunsborough. Try Legend Charters. Cheers Forrest
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Pearlyn L
27 April 2017|
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Response from Forrest W | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your enquiry. If you are referring to Sail-A-Way, the vessel we use for whale watching tours, then Yes, it is suitable for all ages. Our whale watching season begins in the last week of May and goes through... More
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Belle_2233
13 March 2017|
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Hi Belle_223. You certainly can bring a 4 year old child on board for a whale watching tour. Thanks for your enquiry. Cheers John, Forrest and crew
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