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Wildlife Coast Cruises (Phillip Island)




There are a number of cruises available including:

Seal Watching Cruise:
Experience this spectacular two hour cruise witnessing one of Australia's largest wild Fur Seal Island colonies situated on Seal Rocks lying 2kms off the rugged south west coast of Phillip Island. The boat drifts within metres of thousands of seals enabling you to witness their natural environment first hand. It is impossible not to be captivated by these naturally playful and inquisitive animals who regularly approach the boat for a closer look at you!

Includes:
  • Two hour open water cruise onboard Kasey Lee
  • An average of 5000+ seals sighted up close
  • Complimentary afternoon or morning tea
  • Variety of seabirds
  • Regular dolphin sightings
  • Educational commentary
  • Historical sights
  • Children activities
  • Safety ramp access
  • Warm undercover viewing
  • Visits to the Captains Bridge
Cape Cruise:
You will see the most scenic coast of Phillip island on this 2 hr cruise This cruise takes you along the sheltered Eastern waters of Western Port, under the Phillip island Bridge and out to Cape Woolamia where over 300 foot sheer granite cliffs stretch up out of crystal clear aqua blue waters.

Includes:
  • 2 hr bay Cruise on "Kasey Lee"
  • Local commentary
  • Fresh afternoon tea with muffins
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Consistent Seal & dolphin sights
  • Stories of local fishing fleet
  • Cruise under bridge
Island Bay Cruise
Relaxing 1 hour cruise around Western Port to experience the highlights of Victoria's Bay of Islands. Enjoy tea/coffee/biscuits while hearing historical stories about the bay ferries as we retrace their original routes.

Includes:
  • Informative commentary
  • Short stop at French Island
  • Sights of HMAS Cerberus Naval Base
  • Westernport Shipping Terininals
  • Occasional dolphin, seal and penguin sightings
  • Seabirds
French Island half day tour
Enjoy a short cruise departing from Phillip Island through the sheltered waters of Western Port Bay to arrive at the remote and scenic French Island. On arrival you will be escorted on an informative and scenic bus tour of the Island, stopping regularly for wild Koala spotting and other scenic sights. Visit the historic prison farm and hear stories of bygone days. Taste the delicious organic homemade lunch then kick back and relax on your Bay journey home.

Includes:
  • Westernport Bay cruise onboard the "Kasey Lee"
  • Morning tea of cake and biscuits on cruise across the Bay
  • Scenic coach tour with a passionate local
  • Full on commentary by Rockin Rod
  • Koalas in the wild, eating, sleeping, cuddling or just relaxing. (Over 2000 on the Island)
  • Only tour to French Island that includes a visit to the Historic Prison Farm
  • Learn of the bio-dynamic methods used to grow their organic foods
  • Birdlife spotting, 247 species on the Island, see how many you can count
  • Wildflowers, great sea of color in springtime
  • Light Lunch with organic salads & meats with fresh n filling homemade breads
There are also other trips including Red Hill Market cruise, Twilight cruise, Fast RIB Adventure Ride, Ocean Rafting Adventure, Half day Wilson's Promontory BBQ cruise and full day Wilson's Promontory cruise.

Departs from the Cowes Jetty.

Opening Hours:


Seal Watching Cruise:
4th Oct 09 > 26th Dec
2pm on Mon, Wed, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Plus 4.30pm Daily

27th Dec > 26th Jan
10.45am, 2pm and 4.30pm Daily26th Jan > 5th April
2pm on Mon, Wed, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Plus 4.30pm daily

5th April > 04 Oct 09, (No Cruises 6 -21st Aug & 6 - 13th Sept)
2pm on Mon, Wed, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Cape Cruise:
This cruise runs as an bad weather alternative of the Seal Watching Cruise and is therfore not scheduled.

Island Bay Cruise
Wed, Sun 12.50pm
(Nov 1st to July 8th )(Extra trips on Fridays During Jan)

French Island half day tour
9.30am Wed & Sun (Oct 1st until 8th July). Fridays during January

Cost:


Seal Watching Cruise:
Adults: $67
Children: $45
Concession: $60
Family (2A + 2C): $185

Cape Cruise:
Adults: $50
Children: $35
Concession: $44
Family: $145

Island Bay Cruise
Adults: $26
Children: $17
Concession: $23
Family: $80

French Island half day tour
Adults: $75
Children: $55
Concession: $70
Family: $235

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Address | Contact


The Esplanade,  Cowes 3922, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: 1300 763 739
Map: 934 Ref: D1

Web Links


Link www.wildlifecoastcruises.com.au/

Link Phillip Island: Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Day Tour from Melbourne

Link Phillip Island Penguin Small Group Eco Tour from Melbourne

Link Phillip Island 3 Parks Pass - Penguin Parade and more!

Link Phillip Island Nature Parks on Facebook

Link Wildlife Coast Cruises on Facebook



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