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Jervis Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Witness the majestic beauty of our migrating humpback whales on this 2-hour whale watching cruise from the town of Huskisson on Jervis Bay. You’ll cruise through the sparkling waters and past the white sandy beaches of the Jervis Bay Marin Park in search of these gentle giants of the sea. From May to November whales in increasing numbers can be found along the NSW coast on their annual migration, and during the months of October and November mothers and calves even enter Jervis Bay for a number of days to rest and bond with their young before continuing on the massive journey back to Antarctica.
Highlights
  • Cruise to spot migrating humpback whales
  • Onboard live commentary from guides on the whales' behavior
  • Spot other animals, such as dolphins and penguins
  • Travel aboard a purpose-built catamaran with five viewing levels
What to Expect
Arrive at Huskisson's Jervis Bay Cruise Terminal in advance of your tour's departure time. Step aboard the purpose-built, 18-meter (60-foot) catamaran, complete with five viewing levels to ensure all guests get the best possible experience.
Find a comfortable spot as the boat heads out of the harbor and then begin your search for the migrating humpback whales—plentiful in the months of May through November. Look for signs of the whales, such as tail slaps and blows, and listen to in-depth commentary from your guide. You'll also likely see other animals, such as dolphins, albatross, seals, and penguins, that call this pristine bay home.
Return to land after your tour.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat was very well suited to the tour. The captain knew well where to find the whales - and we saw 2 groups of whales. The staff were knowledgeable and very helpful with assisting with my disability and sea sickness. I highly recommend their...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Diana P
Elizabeth A, Front Office Manager at Jervis Bay Wild Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the positive feedback, "You Comfort and Safety is our Priority" and when our guests succumb to the "Motion of the Ocean" we do our best to look after your needs. We are experiencing the crossover over of the Northern and Southern migration...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the scenery. Wonderful staff (Jet, Rich & Loz), making the experience more memorable. My daughter really enjoyed the experience. Looking forward in doing this in the furure

Thank 228ramp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No 🐋 whales unfortunately but a lot of dolphins. 2 different species of Dolphins. Casper 🐬 But they are wild animals so you never know if you will see a whale for sure. Friendly people at office and very friendly people on the boat who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aanzee2010
Elizabeth A, Front Office Manager at Jervis Bay Wild Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we strive every time to deliver "The Ultimate Jervis Bay Experience" and unfortunately we did not sight any whales on that particular tour. We lingered at sea for as long as possible then returned into the bay to showcase the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for the whale watch. unfortunately no one told the whales we were coming. No whales but playful dolphins a few seals and a nice cruise. Jervis bay is a beautiful place anyway.More

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Elizabeth A, Front Office Manager at Jervis Bay Wild Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your feedback, we endeavour every tour to locate the whales and to date we have had over 800 sightings this year from May till now. Located approximately half way along the whale migration route we are now getting a cross over of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this trip after seeing the review but it was a disappointing trip. Scenery is nice but that’s not what we expect and paid for . The crew wasn’t helpful and after 2 hours the captain suddenly shouted whale but we didn’t see anything....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Shyenfoong
Elizabeth A, Front Office Manager at Jervis Bay Wild Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning and thank you for your feedback. In good faith we continued our whale tours as the forecast was well within acceptable sea conditions, particularly with word that Migaloo (The White Whale) was heading south with sightings within close proximity to Jervis Bay, "Customer...More

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