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Mills Charters

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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...more
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Department of Transport 86 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
+61 8 9246 5334
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This something else ticked off the bucket list.Went on Sunday (07:10:18)@1:30.From start to finish absolutely amazing,the crew who,s names I forgotten were the top notch.Care taken not to disturb the whales,all viewed from a safe distance with boat engines reduced to almost stopped.The weather for...More

Thank ianmacUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mills charters are certainly professionals when it comes to giving you a great day or half day ( or night) fishing trip. Everything is provided , all the gear as well as non alcoholic drinks and snacks. They cannot guarantee that everyone will catch a...More

Thank Jayne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mills Charters were absolutely first class in every respect. I was struggling to make the booking initially so emailed them and they responded within 12 hours with an easy resolution. They then followed up to ensure satisfaction and success. I subsequently booked the whale watching...More

2  Thank roblund3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Mills Charters on our whale watching trip. The boat was well appointed and the crew were friendly and knowledgable. We saw quite a few whales up close and and also saw a fantastic breach which was amazing to see....More

Thank trfood
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Three of us booked our trip for Sunday afternoon and what an afternoon we had! We went out with Mills, the weather was good and we saw up to 5/6 humpback whales! An amazing experience - these beautiful creatures circled the boat with such grace...More

1  Thank jtm412018
NatashaW1576, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your feedback. Certainly was a superb trip and we are always delighted when the whales put on a great show for everyone on board. There was never a dull moment on your tour! Very grateful you took the time to review...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Enjoyed the whole day! It was a sunny relaxing day! The boat ride was long but we all just chilled. Once we got to our destination, it was on! Everyone went for it and we ended up with few big and small fish. I got...More

Thank Wiesiek W
NatashaW1576, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review. Sounds like you had a great day fishing and got some fish to take home for your efforts! Certainly seasick tablets are the way forward for some! We look forward to welcoming you on board again in the future.

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

With friends who flew over from interstate we only had 1 day available to make the charter work. The weather ended up cancelling the trip with notice given the evening prior. I called the office 4 times to try arrange alternate arrangements but they failed...More

1  Thank jaydenlee1995
Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback. Firstly, apologies for your ill feelings, and your distaste that we would support a local community cause after hours which we do regularly with several sponsorships and donations. I spoke with you during the afternoon of Saturday when you...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We booked this charter 2 days before and they had availability for us , all others were fully booked, Mills Charters are the largest fleet of charters at Hillarys Port and from what I can gather the most popular too. We were welcomed on board...More

Thank j0022
Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thanks very much for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed the day and that we could get you on board at short notice. Paddy is a star yes and we value him and all our crew - they make the experience great for...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 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

Thank Mike L
Natasha W, Owner at Mills Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

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.

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

4  Thank Vaughan777
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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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.