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Cat Balou Cruises

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Cat Blaou Cruises are based in Eden, situated halfway between Sydney & Melbourne and a 3hr drive from Canberra. In 2014 Australian Geographic named Eden as the Number 1 whale watching destination in Australia. Cat Balou has been operating out of the...more
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253 Imlay St | Eden Wharf, Eden, New South Wales 2551, Australia
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+61 427 962 027
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good service - very good staff interaction and great customer relations - customer was unwell which was dealt with very professional - trip was cut a little short due to this but all travellers were compensated with no fuss p.s and we saw whales...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Was a great experience.Saw lots of whales.The staff were very friendly.The facilities were awesome

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience saw many whales and an amazing company and crew, well organised, friendly and made a welcoming atmosphere . Thanks for a fantastic experience!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went ro see the whales it was great and the crew was fantastic. Great food, cruise went longer than expected because they wanted to give us a great experience. And we did! Thank you

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hard to give a proper rating when we were unable to complete the trip. Staff was lovely. Cruise was starting to look promising. Then our whale watching cruise was cut quite short as someone got extremely ill and had to be taken back to shore....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff, no over crowding of boat and good knowledge of sea and whale finding. Great Experience had by all on the boat. Take your camera and be ready to catch whales breaching - cool shots that change with each day

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We go with Cat Balou Cruises every year and they never disappoint!Very friendly helpful staff. The little man felt sick and everyone went out of their way to ensure he was attended to. Will definitely continue the yearly tradition!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great time, the weather was excellent, the staff on the boat were knowledgeable, made every effort to get us close to the whales, the viewing from the boat great, the scenery along the coast fantastic, will definitely go again next time we're down...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

it was so amazing to see the whales in action. My whole family enjoyed it. it was also our first time and we had fun.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really friendly staff and decent refreshments provided. And to top it off we saw heaps of whales (breaching too), albatross and dolphins.

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Maashmallow
4 September 2017|
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Response from 35edwine | Reviewed this property |
Right now whales are plentiful as they travel down the coast. Eden have as recently as a couple of days ago had them in the bay which you can see standing at one of our many beaches. Cat Balou operates most days depending on... More
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Plohmann72
6 August 2017|
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Response from RobCurl | Reviewed this property |
I found them very responsive on email, so you may want to ask them directly in that way. Enjoy!
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Astri F
11 June 2017|
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Response from Rexbuick | Reviewed this property |
Check there web site, I believe so and they are spotting whales already
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