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Phillip Island Seal-Watching Cruise provided by Cape Woolamai Cruise

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Phillip Island Seal-Watching Cruise

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This wildlife cruise from Phillip Island to Seal Rocks gives you a firsthand look at thousands of Australian fur seals in their natural habitat. Indoor and outdoor viewing decks on the catamaran make it easy to spot dolphins, whales, penguins, and seabirds while your onboard guide provides informative commentary.
  • Journey on a comfortable catamaran to Seal Rocks
  • See the largest colony of fur seals in Australia
  • Learn about the history of Phillip Island and the Mornington Peninsula
  • Includes afternoon tea and coffee with light snacks
Important Information
Departure Point
Cowes Jetty, Cowes VIC 3922, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible
  • Cruises are weather dependent, please contact your local tour operator prior to departure, please dress appropriately
  • Operates in open water. The vessel motion may cause discomfort to those who are affected by motion sickness
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 110 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sally wrote a review Jan. 2020
1 contribution
Staff were fantastic It was an exciting experience It was amazing to see all of the seals and have information about the history of the surrounding area
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Date of experience: January 2020
Elaine McA wrote a review Jan. 2020
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We caught the ferry from Crib Point & back again. The afternoon ferry departed Cowes @ 3:45 & the seal ferry returned to Cowes @ 4:00. This meant we had to sit around for 2 hours either end of our trip. Such poor organisation. We did this trip nearly 2 years ago & were thrilled
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Date of experience: December 2019
Steve W wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Thousands of seals - very close. Good commentary. Good crew. Cake for afternoon tea. Photos on board
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Date of experience: January 2020
Mariah Fara wrote a review Jan. 2020
2 contributions
This is one of our favourite things to do when in the island! It’s an amazing scenic boat ride and the seals are just so adorable. This is one that is truly fantastic for the whole family and the boat crew are so awesome. We’ve been so many times but it never gets old. We highly
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Date of experience: January 2020
VicMar1066 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Villedieu-les-Poeles, France40 contributions44 helpful votes
Despite a slightly choppy sea, we thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Nice to have such caring staff on the boat for those not used to the sea conditions. It was fine on the way back! Wouldn't have missed it tho'!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Great Fun!
We had a great time on this cruise! The staff were all lovely, the boat was in great condition and the captains com
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Cape Woolamai Sightseeing
Our group of 5 thoroughly enjoyed this 1hr tour. Staff were very friendly and in for a chat to share their knowledg
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Keith J
Really great way to get a different perspective of the coastline
Friendly crew, knowledgable skipper who gave some interesting commentary on the cruise. Great to see the coast fro
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Awesome day out
My family of 5 including 3 teenagers absolutely loved the Wilsons Prom Full Day Cruise. The scenery was exceptional
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Fantastic experience
Had an amazing time on the Phillip island twilight cruise. The crew were fantastic and very accommodating. Would hi
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Best experiance ever
Really good experiance loved every minute of it and would do again thanks to sir captain john and Crew Georgia, Me
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Commentary was excellent. Finger foods were a nice bonus. Everything else was quite a good view and atmosphere.
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A well run excursion that was interesting and reasonably priced
Friendly crew with modern vessel. Commentary made for most of the trip which was valuable. Limited number on boat
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Philip Island Boat Tour
Crew were welcoming and knowledgeable on local sights and scenery. Perfect amount of time for a boat tour with kids
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Whale of a time!
Amazing day, sun was shining, seas were calm. We got to see a mum and its cheeky calf put on a show for us with lot
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Fantastic Humpback Whales in Gippsland!
My husband went on this cruise on Sunday 18th October as it was a bucket list item he wanted to tick off which he w
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The cruise was amazing. Seeing the prom from a different perspective with very knowledgeable commentary. Lunch and
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Highly Recommend - Fantastic Day!
This is an amazing experience! We had 5 adults and a 3 year old on the boat, there was plenty of room for us and e
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Candice F
Wilson's Prom Cruise - fantastic
We had a fantastic day out at sea exploring Wilson's Prom with Wildlife Coast Cruises. There is so much natural bea
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Wilson’s prom from the water
Had a fantastic day out on Sunday; was awesome to see Wilsons Prom from the water. The crew were very informative a
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  • Duration: 2h
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