Embark on a winter whale adventure discovering Phillip Island’s picturesque coastline.
Experience a remarkable whale-watching adventure departing from Rhyll to circumnavigate Phillip Island. Keep a keen eye out for humpback and southern right whales, eagerly searching for their magnificent blow, distinct water footprint, or graceful dorsal fin.
These whales can exhibit various captivating behaviors such as tail and peduncle slapping, spy-hopping, feeding whilst others are just travelling through the area. Explore Seal Rocks, where numerous Australian Fur Seals can be observed in their natural habitat. Encounter common or bottlenose dolphins frolicking in the boat’s wake.
Throughout the cruise, our knowledgeable captain and crew provide historical insights and interpret the wildlife. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity, only a 1.5-2 hour drive from Melbourne.
- Encounters with migrating humpback and/or southern right whales (Expected 80%)
- Be captivated by dolphins frolicking alongside the boat (Expected 80%)
- Discover a natural habitat for seabirds such as Shy Albatross and Australasian gannets.
- Be enthralled by thousands of Australian fur seals when visiting Seal Rocks
- Learn about the history of the area
- Gain insights about the marine life and wildlife that populate Phillip Island and surrounds
- 4-hour Phillip Island coastal cruise
- Regular whale and dolphin sightings (expected 80% – not guaranteed)
- See thousands of seals at Seal Rocks*
- Circumnavigate Phillip Island*
- Wildlife information and interpretation
- Licensed bar ( Eftpos payment available )
- Delicious morning Tea
- Complimentary Tea, Coffee and muffins
*Weather conditions allowing