Phillip Island Winter Whale Cruise

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On this Phillip Island Whale Cruise embark on an adventure watching winter whale exploring the picturesque coastline of Phillip Island. Check for Humpback and Southern Right Whales on their annual migration route followed frequently by playful dolphin groups, curious seals and a range of birdlife like the Wandering Albatross.

Phillip Island Winter Whale Cruise includes:

  • 4 hour Phillip Island coastal cruise
  • Whale sightings (expected 80% – not guaranteed)
  • See thousands of seals at Seal Rocks*
  • Circumnavigate Phillip island*
  • Regular dolphin, seals and sea bird sightings
  • Delicious freshly made lunch
  • Complimentary tea/coffee and cake
  • Wildlife information and interpretation
  • Licensed bar
  • Rhyll Jetty Departure
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  • Embark on a winter whale adventure discovering Phillip Island’s picturesque coastline. Search for Humpback and Southern Right Whales on their annual migration route regularly joined by playful dolphins pods, curious seals and a variety of birdlife including the Wandering Albatross.


  • Round-trip boat
  • Round-trip coach
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • lunch


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Travel Insurance
  • Our Winter Whale Cruise travels into open waters, which may be choppy at times, taking motion sickness tablets is recommended.
  • For a full refund, cancel in any event 24 hours ahead of time of the beginning date of the tour.

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What time should we get to our cruise?

We ask that you be at the boat ready for boarding 15 minutes prior to departure and please check the departure location carefully.

What should I wear and bring?

Please dress for the weather, keeping in mind it is usually cooler on the water. We recommend bringing your Keep Cup and water bottle as well as your camera.

Is the boat BYO alcohol?

No, BYO is not permitted

Is there a licensed bar on the boat?

Yes, there are drinks available through our licensed bar on board at bar prices.

Will it be rough?

Our Bay Cruises are generally calm. On many of our cruises you may experience some swell and rough sea’s at times as we do cruise in open waters.
Our staff will advise all passengers booked if we have any added concerns about sea conditions at least the day prior. We suggest precautions against motion sickness.

Are there toilets on the boat?

Yes, there are unisex and disabled toilets on board.

Are we allowed to use drones or underwater gopros on poles?

Due to regulations and safety issues we do not allow the use of drones or underwater go pros on poles on public cruises. We may be able to allow this on private charters, with the relevant permits. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Facts

  • Wildlife Coast Cruises
  • Rhyll Jetty, Phillip Island 16 Beach Rd, Rhyll VIC
  • Not Available
  • 4h
  • Returns to original departure point