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Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise

Highlights
  • See humpback whales on a catamaran tour of The Prom
  • Guide provides commentary throughout trip
  • Morning and afternoon tea included
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Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
From US$129.00
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Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
From US$129.00
Overview

Enjoy a 6-hour catamaran tour of The Prom. Sail to Wilsons Promontory National Park and marvel at humpback whales as they migrate south. See the historic lighthouse, Refuge Cove, and Waterloo Bay. This cruise includes tea, snacks, and a delicious homemade lunch. The boat features indoor and outdoor decks for passengers’ comfort.

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.
Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A most amazing day

The whole experience was great from initial booking to saying farewell to the crew and vessel. This was our third trip with Wildlifecoast cruises and it exceeded all our expectations with many humpback whales to watch as well as common dolphins, Australian fur seals, lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joyterentis
jrd_50, admin at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Joy! Thank you so much for your great review! And thank you also for being a frequent traveler with us. Sounds like you had a great day with us and we hope you come along on another trip soon! All the best, Cecilia

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Port Welshpool whale watching

Ship & crew excellent,sightseeing of whales, dolphins & bird life. Morning tee, lunch afternoon snacks excellent

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony M
jrd_50, Admin/Crew at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tony, Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad you were able to have these encounters with our wild friends down on the Prom and hope you come aboard with us again soon! All the best Cecilia

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Fantastic experience.

The boys from Wildlife Cruises went out of their way to make sure we found whales. After four previous failed attempts to see them by other means I finally saw them in abundance. The most wonderful experience and I would definitely highly recommend this cruise...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lauren K
jrd_50, admin at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Lauren, Thank you so much for your great review and we are so glad you finally got a chance to see whale. They take your breath away, don't they?. We have been very fortunate with whale numbers at the Prom and each year more...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Great Crew

The whole day was organised very well. The food and service was top class. Unfortunately the seas were very rough the day we went out. We did see some whales, dolphins and seals which was a bonus considering the conditions. There were a few people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chylinski29
jrd_50, Crew at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi Chylinski29, Thanks for taking the time to review your cruise, and for your kind words regarding the crew, I will certainly pass along those compliments to Mel. Unfortunately swell can pick up at times around the Prom, but rest assured that your captain is...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Fantastic day to share with friends

Had a ball - this was my 4th cruise with Wildlife Coast Cruises and I'll be sure to go with them again. Staff were really very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, scenery was spectacular, and we saw whales, seals, dolphins and a large variety of sea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BimbimbieBeachHouse
jrd_50, admin at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for you fantastic review. The Prom cruises are always spectacular ad we are very glad you had a great trip. We look forward to having you aboard again soon! All the best Cecilia

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