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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
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 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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    Cruise started on time. Staff paid attention to safety & made everyone feel welcome. Staff knew the area well & were able to provide us with great insight into this very lovely area of Victorian coastline. The staff were very gracious and helpful at all time. Safety was
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    Response from jrd_50, Guest Relations Manager at Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
    Responded 25 Nov 2019
    Hi Iris, Thanks for taking the time to review your cruise. It sounds as though you had a fantastic day! Thanks for pointing out some of the highlights for the day including the catered lunch and Refuge Cove. I'll pass along your compliments to the staff on board and we hope to see you on board again soon! Kind Regards, Susanne
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    the staff were friendly and really knew their facts. educational and a good get away. Very entertaining commentaries by the host/MC. A trip most locals probably dont know existed. We saw many whales, including the first mother and calf of the season seen. no breaches but lots of
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    Response from jrd_50, Front Office Manager at Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
    Responded 20 Nov 2019
    Good morning Maria G, How wonderful to see a mother and calf along with many other whales! Thanks so much for the fantastic review, I'm so glad you were blown away by 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 very passionate about getting people down here to experience all it has to offer. I will pass along your compliments to the captain and crew! We hope to see you on board again soon! Kind regards Susanne
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    A fabulous day no whales but amazing experience with lots of seals, dolphins, bird life and picturesque coastline ,... just incredible .... crew were extremely helpful and informative....first time for us and certainly not the last
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    Response from jrd_50, Front Office Manager at Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
    Responded 19 Nov 2019
    Good afternoon Joy, 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 very passionate about getting people down here to experience all it has to offer. I will pass along your compliments to the captain and crew! We look forward to welcoming you on board again. Our Winter Whale Watches start up in June from Phillip Island. Kind regards Susanne
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    Wilson's Promontory is one of the places in the world I love most. It was very special to see it from the ocean and to look for and admire the very special marine life that visits the marine sanctuary. Great guidance from captain and crew, who really look after the passengers
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    Response from jrd_50, Front Office Manager at Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
    Responded 19 Nov 2019
    Hi M2644DRclaireg, Thanks so much for the fantastic review, I'm so glad you were blown away by 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 very passionate about getting people down here to experience all it has to offer. I will pass along your compliments to the captain and crew! We hope to see you on board again soon! Kind regards Susanne
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    Third time with this company, No whales this time but both other times absolutely amazing with whales coming within metres of the boat.
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    Response from jrd_50, Front Office Manager at Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
    Responded 19 Nov 2019
    Hi Chrishitch93, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! It sounds as though you really enjoyed yourselves. Our staff always strive to get the best experience for our customers and will always stop or point out any interesting wildlife or sites! I will pass along your kind words to the staff. Hope to see you on board again soon! Kind regards Susanne
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    About the operator
    By: Wildlife Coast Cruises
    1,171 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    leewV3965RB
    10
    Leonie
    Wilson’s prom cruise great day out staff were fantastic. Morning tea lunch afternoon tea provided , great
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    thomsonvalley
    10
    9 Hour Wilson Prom Cruise
    A World standard Cruise by far, Captains commentary on the areas and wildlife was excellent and matched equally by
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    johntait
    Melbourne, Australia
    2615
    Best Value Day Cruise
    See Wilson's Prom from the outside! We had a wonderful day on the Brianna Lea sailing down the East side of
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    msscarlettau
    Australia
    20
    9 hour Wilson Prom Cruise
    What a wonderful day out.Staff was great. The history and information provided by the caption on the areas and
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    karenbQ4654WG
    Cowes, Australia
    20
    Twilight Cruise Australia Day
    What a great way to spend Australia Day evening. The cruise was great, the staff (2 Lachlan's & others) were happy
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    Adventuremum67
    10
    Best choice these holidays!
    I never expected that tbe 9 hours cruising would be so relaxing with never a dull moment! The constant staff
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    LovinLifeExperinces
    10
    Cruise East Coast of Wilsons Prom
    Spent 9 Hours with Micheal, Chris, Lachlan and the rest of the crew yesterday around the East Coast of Wilsons
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    ruthcR7426JL
    Melbourne, Australia
    10
    Wilsons Prom Wildlife Cruise
    We went on the 9 hour cruise and thoroughly enjoyed our day. Visiting Skull Rock, seeing the seal colonies,
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    masoomehabiri
    Melbourne, Australia
    11
    Criuse
    Thanks for waiting for us to come It was good but we didn’t see any seals and dolphins as expected .we were the
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    Banks0911
    10
    Wonderful experience seeing the seals
    I took my family on the cruise to see the seals. My entire family had a terrific time. The boat got up close to
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    Melbournehm
    30
    Amazing experience
    This was absolutely amazing !! Can’t recommend enough. The weather was very very windy which made the boat rock
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    X2540QUmary
    10
    Cape Woolamai Cruise - Amazing Value
    My partner and I went abroad the Cape Woolamai Cruise and had an awesome time. We really wanted to do a cruise but
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    vanessacF5075OM
    20
    Shearwater Cape Woolamai Cruise
    The experience onboard with the crew and other passengers was amazing. Included on the boat were nibbles and
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    michael98222
    10
    Cape Woolamai Cruise - Amazing
    I loved it thanks for the friendly staff, amazing view and a very Good Vessel Would love to do it again when sky
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    ssagoo
    Melbourne, Australia
    10
    Wonderful experience with old school hospitality!
    Seal Watching Cruise with Afternoon Tea I booked this cruise spontaneously for my 15 year son and myself. We are
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