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Wildlife Coast Cruises

Cowes Jetty Rotunda | 11-13 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5952 3501
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Phillip Island Whale Watching Tour
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Wildlife Coast Cruises is an environmentally accredited business which operates around the beautiful waters of Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory. The wide range of cruises include trips to Seal Rocks, Twilight Bay cruises, Scenic Lunch Cruises, Winter Whale Cruises and more. The flagship is the Kasey Lee, a state of the art catamaran 65 feet in length, manned by friendly and professional crew who are happy to care for and entertain you along your journey.
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Cowes Jetty Rotunda | 11-13 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour took us to visit the playful seals on the seal rock and right away after that, we spotted the whales and followed them for quite a while. Though the whales were a little too far off for good pictures, it was a trip...More

Thank moshi_jy
jrd_50, General Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

hi moshi-jy We are so glad to hear that you got to enjoy the seals and the bonus sighting of the whales. Sightings of whales in the area is increasing each season. We are all very lucky to enjoy these majestic creatures.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such an amazing day!! The crew were awesome, and so helpful when we got sea sick! They saved my soul with bread rolls and soup!!! Such a good day! And saw so many whales dolphins and seals! Thanks guys :)More

Thank heathertheweather
jrd_50, Marine Biologist at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Heathertheweather, Thank you for your review, great to hear that you enjoyed the whales, dolphins and seals despite getting sea-sick. I will pass on your positive feedback to our captain & crew. It was quite a special day to see so many humpback whales,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a fantastic time on the whale watching cruise on 17/06. Could not have asked for a better day! the crew were all friendly and enthusiastic and got the passengers involved in finding whales which made it really fun. We came...More

Thank Shane T
jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shane What an amazing day that was, we couldn't have asked for more perfect conditions. Great to hear you enjoyed your time on the Kasey Lee for the Winter Whale Cruise - thanks so much for sharing your review. Send in any pics you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This 4 hour cruise around Phillip Island is not to be missed. It's a world class cruise. The crew were happy, friendly, helpful, pro-active, efficient, knowledgeable and fun. We may have been lucky to have spen so much time so close to two differentr whales....More

Thank MAT2
jrd_50, Marketing and Sales Officer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MAT2, Thank your for the great review and photos! It's definitely a spectacular cruise! Our crew love what they do and it's always great to hear the positive feedback. It's an incredible seeing the whales up close. i'm glad you enjoyed your homemade lunch....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the Kasey Lee and loved it. It was incredible the number of fur seals we saw up close at Seals Rocks. The boat was comfortable despite choppy waters. There was tea coffee and cake provided. Online booking was easy and ticket collection simple...More

Thank Hazel S
jrd_50, Marketing and sale officer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hazel S, Thank you for the great review! I'm glad you enjoyed your cruises. The seals are fascinating to watch. Our staff are very passionate about what they do and its great to hear that shines through. We look forward to seeing you on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dream came true when we went on this cruise. First a stop at Seal Island and on in search for whales. When we slowed down, we were surrounded by dolphins that followed and ducked under the boat, weaving and dodging - having a great...More

Thank Barbara G
jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Barbara We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching Cruise with us. Winter is an incredible time to experience one of our cruises - there are lots of dolphins this time of year! Thanks you so much for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best whale cruise I have been on and great value for money. The staff were so helpful, enthusiastic and just as excited as us when we spotted whales. We were lucky enough to interact with two juvenile whales for about twenty minutes. The great...More

Thank Jane R
jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jane Whale Watching is always exciting, and we love sharing lucky encounters with our passengers! Thank you for sharing your experience, its lovely to hear positive feedback. Please send in any photos to our Photo Competition - you could win a cruise around Wilsons...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday, wonderful experience. Lovely crew, very informative & friendly. We did a whale cruise, sadly we didn't see any whales but we saw lots of seals & dolphins. Food on board was delicious (even my fussy 6 yrs old enjoyed it). Highly recommended.More

Thank cmh03
jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi cmh03 Thank you for your review and your recommendation, its great to hear you enjoyed your cruise. Its unfortunate we couldn't find any whales the day you were onboard - its amazing that such large animals can be so difficult to find sometimes! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for the whale watching cruise and we were not disappointed, got up close and personal with these amazing creatures, then onto seal rocks to see hundreds of playful curious seals. Staff were amazing, and food was delicious the best pumpkin soup I have ever...More

Thank Cherie B
jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cherie Sounds like an amazing encounter, those whales were very curious - you were very lucky! The pumpkin soup is always a hit, and the crew love what they do. Thank you for leaving a review, we really appreciate it. See you again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cruise is amazing. It takes you all around Phillip Island in 4 hours. We went on the first Winter Whale watching cruise for the 2017 season and were lucky enough to see 2 humpback whales. Not just for a second either, they swam around...More

Thank Geegard
jrd_50, Crew/ Sales Officer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Geegard for your wonderful review. Its great to hear you had a great time on our Winter Whale cruise. The whales are spectacular and very much a must see. The seal colony at Seal Rocks is always great. The seals are very curious and...More

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Fransiska L
Hai...sorry to ask here What is the difference between this wildlife coast cruise and Ecoboat tour? They both go to seal rock, am I correct? Please advise me which one is better to choose. Thx
2 May 2017|
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Response from jrd_50 | Property representative |
Hi Fransiska, We have two boats running to Seal Rocks daily. The Kasey Lee Catamaran is a bigger boat, and a leisurely more relaxing cruise that runs 2 hours. Afternoon tea coffee and cake is included. The Ecoboat is a... More
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Dale E
Is there a Christmas fireworks cruise this year and if so when?
4 May 2015|
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Response from jrd_50 | Property representative |
Hi Dale, thank you for your enquiry. We will certainly schedule a Christmas Fireworks Cruise in December this year, while the date of the Carols & Fireworks has not been confirmed yet by the local shire we believe it will be... More
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azu_mustafa
hi, i'd like to seek for advice. i'm planning to go for the 2-hour seal cruise on Friday, june 5. do you think i can make it to see the penguin parade around 5.30PM? i was told that in june, night falls around 530PM. your advise would be very helpful as i need to plan whether should i do both activities on different days. Thanks!!
17 April 2015|
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Response from jrd_50 | Property representative |
Hi As indicated above the Seal Watching Cruise is not operating Fridays in June, however the Wild Oceans Eco-boat express is operating which is a 1 hour fast boat tour to Seal Rocks departing Cowes Jetty at 3pm daily and can... More
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