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Cape Woolamai Sightseeing Cruise from San Remo
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Cape Woolamai Sightseeing Cruise from San Remo

By Wildlife Coast Cruises
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This family-friendly sightseeing cruise takes you around Cape Woolamai to see Phillip Island's hidden gem. In addition to sea caves and cliffs, there are regular wildlife sightings pointed out by the captain and crew. Dolphins, fur seals, and a variety of seabirds are commonly spotted on this catamaran tour from San Remo.
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Ages 0-99, max of 90 per group
Duration: 1h
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Live guide: English
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Highlights
  • Phillip Island boat tour of Cape Woolamai
  • Depart San Remo for a nature cruise by catamaran
  • Captain narrates the region’s natural history
  • Cookies, cake, and coffee/tea are provided

  • Biscuits, Cake and Tea/Coffee
  • Live commentary on board
What's not included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Start:
  • 170 Marine Parade, San Remo VIC 3925, Australia
    Departure Point: San Remo Jetty Directions: Free parking available on Marine Parade and at the start of San Remo jetty right beside the Fish 'n Chips shop. Walk on to the jetty to the boat when ready to board. Dates: Every Wednesday and Sunday, extra cruises during peak times
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 7074P6

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
    • 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 90 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    • You'll start at
      170 Marine Parade
      170 Marine Parade, San Remo VIC 3925, Australia
      Departure Point: San Remo Jetty Directions: Free parking available on Marine Parade and at the start of San Remo jetty right beside the Fish 'n Chips shop. Walk on to the jetty to the boat when ready to board. Dates: Every Wednesday and Sunday, extra cruises during peak times
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    • 1
      Cape Woolamai
      Stop: 60 minutes
      Board the cruiser at San Remo jetty, a picturesque fishing harbor at the start of Phillip Island bridge. On board the 'Kasey Lee or Brianna Lee catamaran choose from indoor or outdoor seating with ample space for prams and safe viewing areas all around. While you cruise along Phillip Island, be on the lookout for marine wildlife with regular sightings of Australian fur seals, bottle nose or common dolphins and various seabirds like white-bellied sea eagles, gannets and even albatross! The captain and crew provide commentary on the local historical sites of Cape Woolamai and are experts at finding fascinating wildlife. The cruise highlight is the spectacular cliff formation of Cape Woolamai as they tower over you. Explore tranquil bays with crystal clear aquamarine waters and experience the more rugged ocean around the Cape. As you cruise back to San Remo, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, along with cake and biscuits for the whole family. Ask the friendly crew for activity sheets for the kids, or let the little ones play indoors where a toy box is available. Upon arrival back at San Remo stay around for the famous pelican feeding on the beach, a daily event bringing spectators from all around to watch the resident pelicans and stingrays feed from the local fisherman's co-op.
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    • You'll return to the starting point
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    • Wildlife Coast Cruises
      443
      Australia
      Joined in August 2020
    • carynnea2023
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Had a whale of a time
      Last cruise of the season. Fabulous afternoon. 9 whales sighted, 2 of them breaching. Seals were fascinating & fun to watch as well. The crew were all great. Would recommend to all.
      Written 5 November 2023
    • galleygirl88
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Experienced and hospitable crew, great day out!
      Seamless operation by the crew and captain. Felt really safe and enjoyed the day aboard their boat. Saw a range of sea life including whales and enjoyed viewing the coastline from the water.
      Written 1 October 2023
    • IanR169
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A whale 🐳 of a day
      Another fantastic whale cruise with the WCC team at the beautiful Wilson’s Promontory……super weather conditions all day helped us thoroughly enjoy the day. The Captain and crew got us onto whales for nearly the entire cruise. So much so, we stayed out later than scheduled (with everyone’s agreement) as a single juvenile insisted in circling the boat for over 30 mins to play. We had breaches, tail slapping, muggings and spy hopping…the full Monty. Would totally recommend the cruise and a huge thank you to the crew.
      Written 20 September 2023
    • glagrutta
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Winter Whale watching
      Our Phillip Island Winter Whale watching tour was a great success. We saw two separate groups of humpback whales, numerous dolphins swimming and jumping right beside the boat, and dozens of seal pups playing in the water at Seal Rocks. The water was quite rough at times but we are OK sailors and did not become unwell. The staff are very attentive and knowledgeable, and they served up some delicious treats for us. The design of the boat makes it quite easy for everyone to get a good view, from in or outside
      Written 2 July 2023
    • K C
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Must do on Philip Island!
      We went with our kids and they both loved it. Captain was very skillful and brought us very close to the seal rock where we saw hundreds of seals in their natural habitat doing what they were best at: surfing, sunbathing, socializing and diving. The staff on the boat was friendly and knowledgeable about the animals. We would definitely do it again in the future. Even if you are not a huge fan of the seals, the ride out from Cowes to the seal rock is worth the price itself!
      Written 15 April 2023
    • sannieong
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing experience
      Amazing customer service, many seals to watch. The colony is ashort ride away from port phillip. We stop long enough for pictures and videos
      Written 27 March 2023
    • Wheels123oops
      0 contributions
      3.0 of 5 bubbles
      Good and bad
      Overall the staff were friendly however the wheelchair accessibility was pretty much non existent which is disgusting for this day and age.
      Written 18 March 2023
    • catkid3
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic opportunity to view wild seals
      Fantastic two hour cruise that also goes past the Nobbies and multiple beaches along Phillip Island. We spent quite a bit of time at Seal Rock, which was fabulous as we got to watch hundreds of seals jumping and playing in the water; some even came up to the boat for a sniff. Only downside: I was a bit annoyed to be offered a professional 'boarding photo', only to be told later that it would cost an extra $15 to take home. Given that the cruise is already over $80, I would have thought something like that would be included; maybe inform guests before taking the photo that there is a charge?
      Written 19 February 2023
    • LisaMaree2023
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great Experience
      The cruise was a fantastic experience. The staff were friendly and the captain was great. Unfortunately not a brilliant sunset but was still worth it.
      Written 20 January 2023
    • jadeo519
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing! This is a must do
      I had the best day on their seal rocks tour. It was amazing. They have coffee and drink on board and you can purchase soft drinks. They also served us cake and have colouring in for the kids. Highly recommend
      Written 9 January 2023
    • emmamariesydney
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic Seal Cruise
      Wildlife Coast Cruises took us out to the seal rocks on a fantastic afternoon cruise. We had a great afternoon cruising, seeing the seals up and close and enjoying the various areas of the boat. There is plenty of different spots to enjoy the waters on the boat including up front, bar area, indoor and outdoor top decks. The staff were friendly and attentive. Great value for money.
      Written 8 January 2023
    • H3737DYnicoles
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Excellent time
      The sunset cruise was such an amazing experience I would recommend it to anyone . We all had the best time . The crew were amazing also .
      Written 27 November 2022
    • Sarah O
      0 contributions
      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Extremely underwhelming
      On reading previous reviews I was excited for this cruise, only to be left quite disappointed. There was zero commentary/information given on board and the sail was up the coast and back again. I would have loved to learn about the history of the island or hear about the wildlife around the island but no.. we were welcomed on board and then thanked as we were leaving. That was it. Definitely not worth what we paid.. the snack boxes given out were the only reason I didn’t give this trip 1/5. The girls working on the boat were pleasant also. Save your money and have a walk along the beach instead. Waste of time in my opinion.
      Written 12 November 2022
    • stephenu558
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Awesome
      Awesome day with nature great experience and good operators. A good time was had by all. Great value
      Written 4 October 2022
    • paulinec652
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Excellent
      Excellent boat trip to see Australia’s largest wild seal area! Saw many close up and yet still at respectable distance. The Captain provided lots of information… tea, coffee and cake was appreciated as we were hungry after… excellent safety information provided.. windy and cold of course when motoring around.. Took some sea sick tablets prior, in case (was a bit rough at times) which helped….
      Written 2 October 2022
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    Kafferty
    Melbourne16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nov 2020 • Family
    Crew were welcoming and knowledgeable on local sights and scenery. Perfect amount of time for a boat tour with kids. Sunny days - beautiful vista, really couldn’t have asked for more.
    Written 16 November 2020
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    Debra C
    28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sept 2019 • Friends
    A one hour cruise about the coast of Phillip Island. Gorgeous sunshine and beautiful scenery. Saw a sleeping seal and bird life. The crew were great and treated us to a very enjoyable visit. Very impressed.
    Written 4 September 2019
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    Hi Debra C, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your cruise with us! We love hearing about your experiences! Cape Woolamai is a surprise and wonder every time, and this one hour cruise is the perfect trip to see the Phillip Island coast. We are really glad that you had a great trip and we hope to see you onboard again soon. Kind Regards,
    Written 7 September 2019
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    Michelle H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2019 • Family
    It was lovely and our very first experience of the cruise. The caption and crews was very friendly. Showed us stuff explained things had a chance to the seal lovely caves. Worth the buy. Most of all you need to see it to feel it. Happy holidays
    Written 25 August 2019
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    Hi Michelle H, Thanks for taking the time to review your cruise! Cape Woolamai is a hidden gem of Phillip Island with the tall granite cliffs and "pirate caves" with regular dolphin and seal sightings. Thanks for you kind words about the captain and crew, I will pass that along to them! Looking forward to having you on board again soon!
    Written 29 August 2019
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    Louise
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    July 2019 • Friends
    Easy online booking, great price for groups, very friendly staff, unfortunately we didn't see any whales this time, but we still had a wonderful time.
    Written 22 July 2019
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    Hi Lstrawberryshortcake, Thank you so much for leaving us a great review, i'm glad you had a wonderful time on board, some days can be difficult to find whales especially towards the end of the season. We hope to see you again on board looking for these beautiful mammals in the future. Kind regards, Bree
    Written 22 July 2019
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    Vunabere
    Melbourne, Australia85 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2018 • Couples
    This was a most interesting tour, only takes an hour and great value for money. Captain very informative. Sights of the rock formations and history of the area were amazing. In order to appreciate the diversity of Phillip Island you need to do this tour.
    Written 15 October 2018
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    Thank you for your lovely review. We are lucky on the Island, having a rich history as well as spectacular scenery. We hope to see aboard again soon. All the best Cecilia
    Written 18 October 2018
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    Lyn C
    Melbourne, Australia127 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nov 2019
    We chose the one hour cruise with Wild Life Coast Cruise’s, to Cape Woolamai. $30 per adult. Discounts for concession children . This cruise departs from San Remo in Victoria, which is just at the base of the bridge before Phillip Island. Approx 2 hrs from Melbourne CBD. A lovely morning cruise, comfortable boat with seating outside and in.
    Good informative commentary. The jagged escarpment along the coastline was stunning. Got to see a seal up close which the kids loved! You get a piece of cake, which the crew brings round, good if your up on top deck, and tea coffee which you can make yourself. A really lovely relaxing morning. Plenty of parking in SAN Remo and its not far to walk if you have mobility issues. Good website, booked online easy. Back in time to watch the pelicans get their lunch from the fisherman’s co op. Definitely recommend. Friendly crew. A must if holidaying in or near Phillip Island , or a great day trip.
    Written 20 November 2019
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    Hi Lyn C, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! It sounds as though you really enjoyed yourselves. Our staff always strive to get the best experience for our customers and will always stop or point out any interesting wildlife or sites! I will pass along your kind words to the staff. Hope to see you on board again soon! Kind regards Susanne
    Written 20 November 2019
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    Jennifer P
    Melbourne, Australia8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    July 2019 • Friends
    The Whale and Dolphin Cruise was fantastic
    Our Captain John was very knowledgeable and made us all feel like he was really wanting to please us with sightings of whales. All the other staff could not have been anymore pleasant or helpful. Unfortunately no dolphins that day.
    We got to see a few whales which was exciting for all of us. Also a bonus seeing the caves and rock formation up close at. Cape Woolamai .
    Afternoon tea was good and nice that it was served.

    The only suggestion I could make and maybe it is not feasible, but it would be nice to have an Urn upstairs with tea and Coffee. Once you are upstairs you really don’t want to go down in case you miss a sighting and also it is a juggle coming back upstairs with a coffee. As I said it would be nice to have the facility upstairs but maybe there is a reason there isn’t.

    Everyone in our group thought it was great.
    Written 29 July 2019
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    Hi Jennifer P, Thanks for taking the time to review your cruise! Cape Woolamai is a hidden gem of Phillip Island with the tall granite cliffs, i'm glad captain John cruised around this beautiful area. Whales are amazing to see especially with beautiful scenery. Thank you for your feedback we will take your advise into consideration. Kind regards, Bree
    Written 2 August 2019
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    Andrew T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    July 2019 • Couples
    Hi guys,
    Fantastic outing , nice peacefull cruise around cape woolamai .

    cake and coffee supplied very friendly staff would reccommend to anybody looking for an adventure onto the water

    Thanks Andrew and Loiuse
    Written 21 July 2019
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    Hi Andrew T, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your cruise with us! We love hearing about your experiences! Cape Woolamai is a surprise and wonder every time. We are really glad that you had a great trip and we hope to see you onboard again soon. Kind Regards, Bree
    Written 22 July 2019
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    Danielle
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2019 • Friends
    Loved this cruise, would definitely recommend. Great price, nice views and staff were very friendly.
    Written 23 June 2019
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    Thanks Danielle! The Cape Woolamai coastline is just breathtaking. I'm glad you enjoyed your self! We hope to see you on board again, maybe to enjoy the Seals or Whales. Kind Regards, Jess.
    Written 24 June 2019
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    D’Ros
    Melbourne, Australia33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2019 • Family
    Went on the cape Woolamai cruise. Great customer service, staff were very welcoming and keen to provide information on sightings of landmarks and marine wildlife.
    For parents, there’s a change room on board and plenty of seats indoors (if it gets too cold) along with refreshments. The staff also take safety very seriously with a briefing at the start of the cruise. Loved every minute of it and so did our toddler
    Written 12 June 2019
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    Hi Dros_89, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! It sounds as though you really enjoyed yourselves. Our staff always strive to get the best experience for our customers. Hope to see you on board again soon! Kind regards, Bree
    Written 13 June 2019
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