Founded by hurricane jack aka jack springer along with his partners jennifer and aaron, the three brought many years of experience with them as they started. The official conservation travel partner of world wildlife fund, offering custom and small group tours to natures greatest sites. Mobile 00 353 0 86 120 0027 landline 00 353 0 28 33357. Whale watching cruises departing daily from july to november. Whale wise eco tours the canary islands provide suitable conditions to be home, or favourable migration stop, for many species of whales and dolphins. The whale trail at a glance, download your own pdf map to quickly see. Whale watching boat trips hermanus walker bay adventures. Almost every year between june and september, female southern right whales return to the waters off warrnambools logans beach to calve.
Watch whales and other diverse marine species on the salish sea on this 3. Southern right whales have been visiting warrnambool for hundreds of years, with lady bay as their playground. Brisbane whale watching redcliffe 2020 all you need to. Hermanus is regarded as the whale watching capital of south africa and there are few better ways to see these gentle giants in their natural environment than on a boat based whale watching trip. Warrnambools newest fishing charter and pleasure cruises. Travelers to victoria have a number of whale watching tour options that offer the chance to view whales in their natural habitat. Then book now with lady musgrave experience to get started. About us campbell river whale watching and adventure tours. Scc is a family owned and operated port fairy fishing charter that runs tuna fishing boat charters from the wharf in port fairy, 20 mins west of warrnambool, in victoria. Lady musgrave experience provide eco friendly, great barrier reef day tours, scuba diving, snorkelling, guided island tours and glass bottom boat rides. There are no whale watching boat trips along the gor. Since 2008, campbell river whale watching and adventure tours has been a key player in campbell rivers whale watching industry, but our years of experience goes far beyond that. Our coast guard inspected vessels travel farther and faster than other tours, allowing you the best chance to see whales and other wildlife. Coupled to an impressive array of electronics including furunosimrad lowrance and garmin echo sounders with 1x1600w 2x1kw transducer and 1x3kw transducers, state of the art 7, 9 and 12 chartplotters 4g radar vhf, and h.
Logans beach in warrnambool is the whale watching mecca. We share photos of logans beach and whale sightings as they are posted on social media. Full day sailing tour with blue dolphin the only sailing boat among the whale watching tours, has an immersive platform and chefcreated food whalesong whale watch from hervey bay smallest group sizes on a half day hervey bay whale watch tour and a high open deck make for perfect viewing. Winter whale trail in warrnambool visit warrnambool. For many whales, this journey includes a visit to bass strait, which spans the. Now is an ideal time to head down to warrnambool, located on victorias scenic west coast, and known as victorias southern right whale nursery. Leaving out of puako, we immediately enter the nursing grounds of mother humpback whales and their babies. From june to september every year, female southern right whales make their way back to logans beach to bear their young, often spotted playing and teaching their calves only 100metres from the shore. Mirissa whale watching is a humbling experience that allows you a glimpse into the underwater world of whales, dolphins, turtles and more the activity lasts for about 34 hours where you get a chance to sail into the ocean and witness sea life in its natural habitat you must report at the meeting point at 6. Whale watching tours get up close and personal with the friendly giants of the sea on a whale watching tour around warrnambool and port fairy. Whale watching in warrnambool warrnambool forum tripadvisor.
From baby whales curiously scouting out the boat to witnessing a triple breach, adventure x boat tours has seen it all on our big island whale watching tours. Visitor information centre in warrnambool visit warrnambool. The whales often swim within a hundred meters off the shore and can be viewed from a specially constructed whale viewing platform in the sand dunes or from the beach. The 5 best places to spot a whale in victoria mums grapevine. Warrnambool whale watching see majestic whales just off the coast from warrnambool.
I know it is possible to watch whales from viewing platforms. Australian whale watching guide tours and attractions. You can also download our whale trail flyer to take with you. Between december and april every year, the endangered pacific humpback whales travel from alaska to birth and nurture their newborn calves in the warm hawaii waters. You can take part in an organised guided boat tour with local companies or if youd prefer to stay on dry land, there are various viewing points. Drop in to the visitor information centre and download the resources below for more mobility and accessibility information. Our clean, quiet vessel takes you and your outoftown visitors on a relaxing, narrated cruise around historic new bedford harbor. Once they were hunted almost to the point of extinction, but since whaling was. From the total 92 of cetacean species found in the world, 31 have been reported in the canaries in the last 30 years.
Warrnambool prides itself on being open and accessible to all. Southern coast charters fishing, tuna, deep sea and sightseeing tours offer unique and exhilarating reef fishing and deep sea fishing experiences that will appeal to your. Whale watching big island hawaii adventure x boat tours. Female southern right whales return to the nursery for weeks to calve and allow the young to feed, gathering strength for. All our boat operators are recognised award winning tour operators with a long and distinguished history in marine tourism. She is a topaz sportfisher 37 built by fishermen for fishermen, a long time legend in u. With renowned naturalist guides, our goal is to provide lifeenhancing travel experiences while supporting environmental and wildlife conservation. Whale watching boat tours best prices in western australia. About warrnambool river cruises one hour guided tour take a relaxing tour of the hopkins river and explore this premier river on the south west of victoria at the end of the great ocean road. Go out a little further and you may witness a competition pod, a battle between. Warrnambool is a city situated on victorias far southwest coast between port fairy and port campbell the coast around warrnambool and down to cape otway is known as the shipwreck coast, due to the large number of water vessels that ran aground in the 1800s and early 1900s due to ferocious weather conditions and the rocky coastline. Nic slocum whale watch west cork carrigillihy, union hall county cork, ireland.
See them up close from a tour boat, glassbottom boat or zodiac raft and enjoy whale watching while learning all about their lifestyle and habitat from a naturalist guide. As an added value all our tours include transportation pickup dropoff to offer you a complete experience. See the areas migrating whales from the best possible vantage point, the deck of whalewatching boat, on this. Campbell rivers largest tour company offering a variety of personalized tours and convenient departure times. For wildlife lovers, enjoy a whale watching cruise during the calving season june to september or a seal watching tour. Logans beach warrnambool winter whale trail whale watching. In fact we can even come to vancouver and pick you up there, or just about anywhere on vancouver island. Time your trip to the great ocean road region between june and october for whale watching at logans beach, victorias southern right whale nursery. San francisco whale tours, san francisco, 4157067364 sf bay whale watching, sausalito, 4153316267 visit our whale watching at point reyes page for more information. Choose from a wide range of warrnambool tours and book them in advance today. Couples in particular like the location they rated it 8. The city is a major provider in the fields of commerce, governance, social services, health, education, culture, the arts and recreation. Presenting the top five place to spot a whale in victoria from phillip island to warrnambool take the kids on a winter whale watching. You may choose to book online or call 1800 637 725 or email.
Not sure how many you might see around the warrnambool area as havent been there for whale watching but last year at victor harbor in south australia there were up to whales overwintering in the area but the absolute best place in the world to see them is at nullabor where you can stand on the cliffs and see up to 60 mothers and babies resting in the swells and the seascape is. These oahu whale watching tours are an amazing, family. Brisbane whale watching invites you to come on board the magnificent eyespy for an encounter with the whales. Whaling city harbor tours whaling city expeditions. Choose from a range of personalised and small group tours which cover the highlights of warrnambool, port campbell, loch ard gorge, 12 apostles, otway ranges, otway fly, tower hill state game reserve, port fairy, griffith island, portland and beautiful bridgewater bay. Whether you choose a naturalistled, marine ecologythemed boat cruise, a tour that combines whale watching with a trip to butchart gardens, or a seaplane tour that drops you off at a ship for whale watching, youre sure to remember your experience. Whale watching along the great ocean road melbourne.
Offering a range of tours over june and july period. Batemans bay offers visitors the chance to see resting mothers and calves close to the shore. Whale watching in winter with itineraries visit warrnambool. Dont forget to check out our top 7 whale watching tips at the end of this itinerary. When you join san juan safaris on a whale watching tour, youll have a great chance to observe orca whales in their natural environment. Warrnambool is victorias largest coastal city outside port phillip bay and is the fastest growing economy and population centre in the great south coast. Outfitters and tours point reyes national seashore u. Boat tour ireland cork whale watch west cork ireland. In victoria it often said that warrnambool is the best place to whale watch, although whales can be often spotted right along the great ocean road. Southern right whales have been visiting warrnambool for hundreds of years. Board the southern explorer to view the amazing wildlife of australia, from a unique perspective. Whale watching cruise from redcliffe, brisbane or the sunshine coast. Join a deep sea, reef or tuna fishing charter from port fairy, along the coast between portland and warrnambool.
Along the whale trail through warrnambool, port fairy and portland, youll spot southern right. Whale watching, nature and wildlife, great ocean road. The river cruise allows you to relax and listen the guided commentary explaining the history of the river, its development and renewal as a premier. Each year from june to october south west victoria welcomes migrating whales. Warrnambool tours, including warrnambool day tours and multi day tours. Whale watching south australia tours spirit safaris. Tours campbell river whale watching and adventure tours. Humpback whales 40 minutes offshore from victoria, bc photo credit jeff lorton. As these leviathans of the deep make their way through our warm waters they feed, mate and play in the clean, clear blue sea of moreton bay.
Often travelling in pods, they may often be seen loafing or travelling, but more excitingly, tail slapping or blowing. The local visitor information centre team can help you plan and book your next visit to warrnambool. Whale season on the great ocean road go west tours. Whale watching cruises are the best way to get a closer look at whales over the annual migration. Almost every year between june and september, female southern right whales return to the waters of warrnambools logans beach to calve. Australia whale watching tours everything australia. Birds of a feather whalewatching departures can be from victorias inner harbour, from sidney, metchosin, sooke, salt spring island, or anywhere we can trailer the boat. Boat charters warrnambool fishing charters and luxury. This cruise is covered by the whale guarantee program whale sightings are guaranteed during peak season. We visited logans beach while visiting warrnambool its a place to. Discover our local secrets with warrnambool tours tour with a. Beach trekker wheel chairs, provided by active oceans and warrnambool city. Make multiple wildlife stops and enjoy worldclass interpretation and personalized service from your naturalist guide and expert crew.
The whale trail through warrnambool, port fairy and portland, also known as the whale corridor, is one of the only places in the world where whales nurse their young within 100 metres of the shore. The tours are operated from the new harbour in hermanus and departs 3 to 4 times daily depending on the time of year and. Whaling city harbor tours take a 60minute vacation. If you are looking for an experience of a lifetime.
Hillarys whale watching tours whale watching perth wa. Your best chance of spotting whales is around phillip island, portland and warrnambool. After a hearty breakfast at the oceanfront coast victoria hotel, we hit the seas for an actionpacked 3 hour whale watching tour. Each year the magnificent southern humpback whales migrate to and from antarctica. The best time to go whale watching off the coast of batemans bay is from july to october.1383 469 902 1035 1066 388 264 1438 48 966 1277 1133 1400 451 1033 195 511 1126 855 490 1368 594 152 618 372 1472 11 188 501 330 391 765 647 207 771 79 919 152 118 267 1272 1184