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Phillip Island Seal Cruise

Departs Cowes Jetty Daily
Next available cruise:
Monday 24th Jan 11am & 2pm
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Departs San Remo Jetty Daily
Next available cruise:
Saturday 22nd 2.15 pm
Sunday 10.45am & 12.30 pm
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Twilight Sunset Cruise Phillip Island Sunset Cruise

Departs Cowes Jetty Thursday & Saturday
Next Available:
Thursday 27th January 7:30pm
Saturday 29th January 7:30pm
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Wilsons Prom Full Day Cruise

Departs Port Welshpool Jetty 9:30am Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun
Next available cruise:
Thursday 3rd February

Market Cruise

Departs Cowes Jetty 8am
Next Available: Saturday 5th February BOOK EARLY!

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Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise

6 hours – Wilsons Prom – Departs Port Welshpool Jetty

Please read our Covid-19 Update for any current restrictions.

Embark on a captivating boat tour on the lookout for whales, dolphins, seals, and other amazing marine life along the picturesque east coast of Wilsons Promontory.

Discover humpback and southern right whales returning on their migration after giving birth in warmer breeding grounds.

On your journey take in the stunning coastal scenery including remote sandy beaches, rolling forests, coves, isolated rocky islands and towering cliffs.

Delight with diverse marine wildlife such shy albatrosses, white-bellied sea eagle, Australian fur seal and common dolphins

Enjoy a delicious homemade lunch and morning tea with complimentary tea and coffee available throughout the tour. A licenced bar onboard is perfect for that afternoon beer, wine, or mixed drink.

Only available during the springtime this is an incredible experience, not to be missed.


  • 6 hour coastal cruise
  • Regular seal, dolphin and seabird sightings
  • Whale sightings (Expected 90% of cruises but not guaranteed)
  • Delicious Lunch – Catered by Port Welshpool Café & Supermarket
  • Morning Tea & Snacks
  • Wildlife information and interpretation
  • Licensed Bar


Port Welshpool Jetty
93 Lewis Street, Port Welshpool VIC
Getting to Port Welshpool

Please see accommodation options we recommend in the Prom region.

Group 5+
Group 20+
Late August to October
Scheduled daily
10am Scheduled daily
Bookings Essential
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*Cruises are subject to min numbers & weather conditions. See terms & conditions for further info.

Frequent Questions

Where does the Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise depart?

The Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise across the the road from 93 Lewis St at the Port Welshpool Jetty, unless otherwise specified.

What is the duration of the Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise?

The duration of the Wilsons Prom Whale Cruise is 6 hours

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.

What species of whales are found at Wilsons Promntory?

The majority of whales being sighted are humpback whales with a smaller amount of southern right whales also spotted.

What months does this tour run?

From late August to the end of October

Am I guaranteed to see whales?

No, we do not guarantee whale sightings however we estimate a 90% chance of seeing whales.

What food is served onboard?

Tea & coffee is complimentary onboard, morning tea and lunch will be served during the trip.

What dietary allergies can you cater for?

Please see Catering Allergies Page for information on dietarys.

Download the free Wildlife Whales App

Get live whale notifications from Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory. A whale watchers guide to these areas with information on the best lookouts, whale behaviour, what to look for, whale cruises and more.

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