Updated: 1.30 pm - 24/09/2021
Departs San Remo Jetty 10:45am Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Next available cruise:
Sunday 27th September
Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise
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Port Welshpool Jetty 10 am
Next available cruise:
Saturday 25th September
Wednesday 29th September
Dolphin & Whale Cruise
3 hour – Phillip Island – Departs San Remo
Due to Covid restrictions, we are currently only able to operate for regional Victorians. For more info see our Covid-19 Update
Dolphin & Whale Cruises at Phillip Island will start back in June 2022, if you’re after whale cruise before then take a look at our Wilsons Prom Whale Cruises.
Set sail on a winter dolphin & whale adventure venturing past the sheer cliffs of Cape Woolamai and along Phillip Island’s attractive southern coastline.
Search for Humpback and Southern Right Whales on their annual migration route. Be on the lookout for dolphin pods feeding and playing, with curious seals and a variety of birdlife including the Wandering Albatross regularly sighted in the area.
- 3 hour Phillip Island southern coast cruise
- Whale & dolphin sightings (expected 80% – not guaranteed)
- Regular seals and sea bird sightings
- Witness the sheer granite cliffs of Cape Woolamai
- Complimentary tea/coffee and cake
- Learn about the interesting history of the area
- Wildlife information and interpretation
- Onboard bar for that afternoon beer, wine or mixed drink.
- Helping contribute to whale research
- San Remo Jetty Departure
- Due to limited numbers bookings are essential
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San Remo Jetty
170 Marine Parade, San Remo VIC 3925
*Our Dolphin & Whale Cruise travels into open waters, which may be choppy at times, taking motion sickness tablets is recommended.
For Whale enthusiasts please check out our Whale Season Pass
*Cruises are subject to min numbers & weather conditions.
See terms & conditions for further info.
Where does the Dolphin & Whale Cruise depart?
The Dolphin & Whale Cruise from the San Remo Jetty
, unless otherwise specified.
What time does the Dolphin & Whale Cruise depart?
The Dolphin & Whale Cruise generally departs at 12:45pm (boarding 15 mins prior), but please double check on your booking confirmation.
Will the cruise be rough?
This varies a lot on the weather on the day, but we do recommend taking sea sickness tablets as the cruise does travel into open waters of Bass Straight and we will generally be travelling through choppy areas at times during the cruise.
Should I take sea sickness tablets?
Yes, we recommend taking sea sickness tablets that you can get from a local chemist as the cruise does travel into open waters of Bass Straight and we will generally be travelling through choppy areas at times during the cruise.
Do I need to book ahead?
Yes, Bookings are essential on this cruise as it will regularly sell out, so please book ahead to avoid disappointment.
What’s the difference between our Winter Whale and Dolphin & Whale cruises?
The Winter Whale Cruise - 4 hours, Circumnavigate Phillip Island, short stop at Seal Rocks, morning tea & light lunch.
The Dolphin & Whale cruise – 3 hours, Cruise the southern coast of Phillip Island, afternoon tea.
Both have a similar likelihood of viewing whales and dolphins.
Is the morning or afternoon better for spotting whales?
Both the morning and afternoon times are similar for whale sightings.
Am I guaranteed to see whales?
No, we do not guarantee whale sightings however we estimate an 80% chance of seeing whales.
What food is served onboard?
Tea & coffee is complimentary onboard, afternoon tea will be served during the trip.
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