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A day to remember...

We were soooooo lucky on Thursday. It WAS cold & windy but we saw so much whale activity and were... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Lindsey B
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Amaaaaaaazing!

It was such a great experience and staff! You could not ask for more. Lots of whales, a seal... read more

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irenemartin2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A must if visiting Eden. Large boat. Even though migration of humpbacks past Eden doesn't start till later this month we had close encounters with 7 whales. They circled the boat and we were able to move around the boat easily to follow them surfacing.
Owner Brad kept everyone engaged and was a great host. Coffee tea soup cheese & biscuits provided.
Thanks for the experience. One we won't forget.

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Lana W, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so happy you had such a great time on your cruise with us. We are so lucky to be able to share our beautiful coast with our guest and what a bonus it is to be able to see the whales at this time of the year.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Luckily had great weather to go in search of whales. Crew were very hospitable and knowledgeable. Lana’s commentary was very informative and at times funny. We were lucky to see 4 or 5 different pods, and the captain was quick to get us up close and personal. Saw a breaching whale and one enjoying a bask in the sun and doing fin slaps. A great time was had by all.

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Lana W, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us, it really is an amazing sight to see such active whales. Thanks again :)

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had the most amazing morning with Cat Balou Cruises. Both Brad and Lana were wonderful hosts they were very friendly and knowledgeable. Even though it wasn’t whale watching season we were lucky enough to see approximately 30 teenage whales. We were just totally amazed at how close we got . I highly recommended Cat Balou Cruises for anyone visiting Eden .Thank you Brad and Lana .

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Lana W, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us, we love being able to share the experience of seeing the incredible humpback whales off our beautiful coast with our guests.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the 3 hour, $75 cruise today.
Brad and Lana are a welcoming, friendly, informative, well organized couple, determined to ensure everyone on board enjoys the experience. We learned a lot about the area and they even found us a whale to watch even though it isn’t quite the whale watching season yet! If you are on Eden, we can thoroughly recommend this tourism venture. They are people who deserve your support.

Ian & Pam Cornthwaite, Victoria.

Thank Ian C
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Lana W, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your cruise with us, it always so exciting see the whales especially at this time of the year before our whale watching season officially starts and the dolphins are always great fun as well.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We did the two hour discovery cruise on a Sunday and it was a lovely morning. Lots to see along the coast and the crew are very knowledgeable. We even saw a few seals as it’s not quite whale season. There’s a reason Cat Balou are rated so highly and we’ll definitely be back!

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Lana W, Owner at Cat Balou Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

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