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Cat Blaou Cruises are based in Eden, situated halfway between Sydney & Melbourne and a 3hr drive from Canberra. In 2014 Australian Geographic named Eden as the Number 1 whale watching destination in Australia. Cat Balou has been operating out of the...more
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253 Imlay St | Eden Wharf, Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were friendly, attentive and answered all of our questions. We saw a mother and calf humpback whale breech which was amazing. The morning tea was lovely too. The staff seemed committed to whale conservation too. I would definitely recommend the experience.More

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience on our Whale Watching cruise. It is very special to see the mother and calf humpback whales making their way along the coast but to see them breach...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the effort to go whale watching. They do a shorter trip for families which is great. My 5 year old get to see a whale and dolphins for the first time. The operator guarantees a sighting during the whale migration season which is...More

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear you had a great time on our Family Whale Watching cruise. It is so special to be able to share the experience of seeing the whales and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned after 14 years and it was just as awesome as then. Great service, amazing weather, fabulous crew, and even the whales turned up at last. The dolphins came out to play as well! We will be back again, hopefully before another 14 years!More

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so please to hear that after all those years you had another awesome experience with us. We love being able to share the experience of seeing the whales and dolphins off our beautiful...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first went on Cat Balou at Easter and it was amazing. This was no different. The viewing of the whales was extraordinary. The ride was extremely choppy - something that they could not control, and they looked after the situation with total professionalism. Thank...More

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we are so pleased to hear that you have been out with us twice and have had such a great experience both times. We look forward to seeing you on board with us for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic trip out, we have been 3 times and each time has been unique and a lot of fun. You won’t regret booking a cruise with Cat Balou.

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We love being able to share the experience of whale watching with our guests. Hope to see you for cruise number 4 :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience Would love to go again .Good customer care and food .Such a fantastic experience 😀

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you had such a good experience on our whale watching cruise. We would love to have you on board for another whale watching cruise in the future :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun day out on the ocean off the port of Eden. We saw lots of whales and enjoyed great company. Staff are lovely and it was a great way to bring people together to watch this wonderful spectacle of seeing these magnificent creatures.More

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your whale watching cruise with us. We feel very privileged to be able to share the experience of whale watching with our guests. We look forward to seeing you on board with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun had by all and holiday highlight - thanks for being so accommodating and friendly! Definitely recommend!

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are so pleased you had such fun on our whale watching cruise :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great day on the water with the crew & other passengers. Saw a gentle giant playing in the water.Thankyou

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LanaW255, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are so pleased to hear you had a great day out on our whale watching cruise :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff on this cruise were highly attentive to all passengers and interacted well with everyone. My son was a bit panicked as it was his first time on a boat out in the bay. After the first whale was spotted he started to enjoy...More

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LanaW255, Manager at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are so pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your whale watching cruise with us :)

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Maashmallow
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Response from 35edwine | Reviewed this property |
Right now whales are plentiful as they travel down the coast. Eden have as recently as a couple of days ago had them in the bay which you can see standing at one of our many beaches. Cat Balou operates most days depending on... More
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Plohmann72
6 August 2017|
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Response from RobCurl | Reviewed this property |
I found them very responsive on email, so you may want to ask them directly in that way. Enjoy!
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Astri F
11 June 2017|
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Response from Rexbuick | Reviewed this property |
Check there web site, I believe so and they are spotting whales already
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