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Mills Charters

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Department of Transport 86 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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US$173.99*
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Deep Sea Fishing Charter from Perth
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US$63.27*
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Perth Whale-Watching Cruise from Hillarys Boat Harbour
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Mills Charters are Perth's No.1 Charter Company specializing in Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching and Private River and Rottnest Island Tours. Mills Charters also offer live aboard fishing holidays at the Abrolhos Islands, departing Geraldton. Operating all year round Mills Charters have a charter option with specialist Crew and exceptional service for everyone. During the Whale Watch season there is the added option of an Ocean Safari Tour with AQWA every Wednesday. Whale Watching tours operate daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm on the weekends. Bookings essential.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea sickness” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Department of Transport 86 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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"whale watching"
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"deep sea fishing"
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"sea sickness"
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"humpback whales"
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"helpful crew"
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"staff were fantastic"
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"my dad"
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"an amazing experience"
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"great trip"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, the fishing was a bit off on the day, and this is how it goes, but the experience was so much fun. The crew are true professionals and the atmosphere terrific. I wouldn't go anywhere else for a fishing charter in Perth from now...More

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. Sounds like a tough day fishing but so glad you could have a great day out of the full experience. See you again soon we hope! Thanks again.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Booked this supposed whale watching trip six months in advance and was going to be the pinnacle of the holiday only to be let down the day before we were due on the trip which left us no time to book with anyone else and...More

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for your review Vaughan. We appreciate the one star because our industry is volatile in terms of weather and bookings and we do openly state that all charters are subject to weather and minimum booking numbers and ask customers to allow for these factors....More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time whale watching with mills charter. Can’t fault anything. The crew were friendly & knowledgeable and gave us a fantastic experience. Would highly recommend them if you want to go whale watching in Perth.

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for the great positive feedback. The whales really are the highlight and make our job easy! Thanks for joining us.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great morning...went to see whales and thats what I saw ! Amazing.......mothers and calves, whales breaching and all on a beautiful sunny day, blue skies and calm ocean. Friendly informative staff. what more can you ask. Recommended. Is well worth it. thanks Mills Charter.

Thank PerthJacquie
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks so much for the feedback and we are so happy you enjoyed this unique experience with us. Thanks for letting other potential customers know of our cruise!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great day yesterday with MILL'S CHARTERS, my husband and I are on holidays from Victoria, both enjoy our fishing and have been on many fishing charters, these guys are top notch, Anthony the skipper was fantastic, only to be matched by the two...More

Thank Kylie W
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Cheers for the great review. Really appreciate you taking the time to praise the individual crew too. We are glad you had a great time. See you again sometime.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

After 20 odd years of putting this off we finally booked our whale watching adventure. What a mind blowing day, sort of like the whales blowing off. The crew were very informative and knew their stuff and where to see lots of these magnificent creatures...More

Thank Wayne G
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post such a detailed and informative review of our whale watching trips. So glad you had an amazing time and hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We spend the morning looking for whales, and we managed to find a couple. Unfortunately they were a bit shy, so they kept diving and swimming away from us. To be fair I’d probably to the same if I was a whale. No pictures of...More

Thank BeardedDownunder
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Indeed the whales activity is different each day and sometimes they are shy and sometimes they are not! We are so happy you joined us and managed sightings, hopefully next time they will be a little more adventurous! Appreciate you taking...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Our big school holiday activity was a Whale watching Ocean Safari, which we had originally booked for the first week, but after a cancellation, we went the next week. We had the most wonderful time, saw heaps of whales and dolphins. The crew where brlliant,...More

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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Whales better than the Royal Show is a big call for a 11 year old so we are delighted to hear you all enjoyed it! The sighting of whales up close is truly a magical experience and we are thankful you joined us. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had a fantastic 3 - 4 hours whale watching. Boat was very comfortable. Skipper and Crew were brilliant. Very friendly and informative. Whales were exciting to watch. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Trevor G
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Cheers for the fabulous feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time and glad you got to see some exciting whale action!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had a great time watching Humpback whales. Service was excellent. You might need seasick pills, boat can get really rocky.

Thank Esther M
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Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks Esther! Glad you enjoyed seeing the whales with us. And yes always good advice to take seasickness tablets!!

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Linda O
27 September 2016|
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Response from Natasha W | Property representative |
Unfortunately the whale watch season is only September through November each year.
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