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Wildlife Coast Cruises

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Address: Cowes Jetty Rotunda | 11-13 the Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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+61 3 5952 3501
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Wildlife Coast Cruises is an environmentally accredited business which...

Wildlife Coast Cruises is an environmentally accredited business which operates around the beautiful waters of Phillip Island and Wilson's Promontory.

The wide range of cruises include trips to Seal Rocks, Twilight Bay Cruises, 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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US$ 60.92*
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Phillip Island Seal-Watching Cruise
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US$ 37.49*
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Phillip Island Twilight Cruise
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US$ 21.48*
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Cape Woolamai Sightseeing Cruise from San Remo

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Sunset tour

Spent an amazing 1 1/2 hour or so during fabulous weather. Super friendly staff and interesting commentary. Amazing views.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent an amazing 1 1/2 hour or so during fabulous weather. Super friendly staff and interesting commentary. Amazing views.

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Thank Gena V
jrd_50, General Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Gena V, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we look forward to having you on board again on one of our other cruises! Kind regards, John More 

Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Introduction: Sadly this is where a few points are lost, the safety introduction was lacking in a few areas, missing crucial features which could potentially save a life. Things like "man overboard" instructions are a must. Cruise: Was rough towards seal rock, settled down for a bit when we got there, the seals were amazing to see and the experience... More 

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jrd_50, General Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Wally4000, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you had a great experience watching the seals at Seal Rocks. Due to the reefs, swells and currents around the entrance to Westernport we often need to go through some messy sea conditions to get there. We are very surprised to hear that MOB briefing was not carried... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my three grandsons on a cruise from Sanremo to Cape Woolami as the seas were too rough for a trip to Seal Rock. First ever boat trip for the boys and the staff could not have been more caring and attentive. We were able to visit the Captains cabin and all the boys had a turn at stealing... More 

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Ruth T Cape Woolamai is spectacular, great to hear you all had a great time and that our staff looked after you! Thanks very much for your review Kind Regards Renee More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on this cruise twice now. The first time one of my kids vomited and another came close to vomiting. The staff were fantastic. So even though my son felt unwell for a fair bit of the trip he still wanted to go again! This second time the kids were fine and we had a fantastic time. The... More 

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi dafne4 Fantastic to hear you joined us on a cruise out to Seal Rocks a second time - we love hearing feedback from our return customers. Make sure you send any photos into our photo competition - the whales will be returning to Phillip Island soon and you can win seats on our whale watching cruise! Great to hear... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a relaxing tour and a perfect summer activity. We were just a few metres away from the seals and their pups. The captain made sure that we had enough time to watch the seals. Two hours well spent on this Phillip Island tour.

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi nataliezs1993 Great to hear you enjoyed your trip out to amazing Seal Rocks! Thanks so much for sharing your review. We hope to see you again soon, maybe on one of our beautiful scenic cruises! Kind Regards Renee More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip out to seal rocks! The boat gets close enough to allow you to capture some great pictures of these beautiful mammals. The crew were very informative too. One of the highlights of our East coast road trip!

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Ames1979 Make sure you send any pics into our photo competition, you can win seats on our whale watching cruise. Great to hear you enjoyed your trip to Seal Rocks, thanks very much for your review Kind Regards REnee More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have taken this type of wildlife cruise before in other locales. We thought this seal watching cruise was truly excellent. They took us much closer to the seal rocks than I would have imagined. Their staff was excellent and knowledgeable. I would recommend this cruise to anyone without hesitation!

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Thank GeeAtl
jrd_50, Crew at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hello GeeAtl Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! We're really glad to hear that you enjoyed your cruise. Our seal watching cruise really does give people the opportunity to view the seals up close and personal hey! Look forward to seeing you again. Jen More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, what a cruise. Lived here over 20 years, walked the Cape over a dozen times, crawled all through the Granite Quarry but nothing compares to seeing the beauty of Cape Wollamai as this cruise offers. And the clouds parted for 20 minutes allowing natures deepest colours to be witnessed. We sailed into the Strait and felt the sheer force... More 

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jrd_50, General Manager at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Tracey S, Thank for your wonderful review, it is great to hear your cruise experience from a local's perspective. Cape Woolamai certainly offers spectacular scenery and is best viewed from the sea or from the hike that you mentioned. We look forward to having you on board our Wilsons Prom Cruise - new dates released - April 29th and... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this, saw things we had never seen before. The crew were great, the commentary was informative and overall had a great night. Would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn about the wildlife around Phillip Island, see new things and have a nice relaxing cruise.

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi qldsayers Great to hear you had a lovely time on our cruise, thanks for sharing your experience with others! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Renee More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful night out on the Kasey Lee cruising along the Cape Woolamai coast nearing sunset to watch the Shearwaters come in over the sea then fly up to their rookeries for the night. The sunset was magnificent and so many birds. The crew on the boat were outstanding the refreshments beautifully presented and very tasty. I see... More 

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jrd_50, Photographer at Wildlife Coast Cruises, responded to this review

Hi sonya r The Shearwaters have been incredible this season, great to hear you got to see so many! Thanks for your lovely review, hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards Renee More 

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