The Humpback Highway is part of an ancient system of ocean paths that circle the planet, vastly pre-dating any road travelled by man. In April each year, the whales leave the rich feeding grounds of Antartica to raise their young in the warmer waters of the Kimberley in WA's north west. Their return journey trip from September - December brings them much closer to Perth's coast, providing the perfect opportunity for an encounter on an thrilling whale watching cruise.
Join Rottnest Express on Sea Eagle and experience the joy of getting up close and personal with the incredible Humpback Whales as they make their way down the West Australian coastline. Two-hour whale watching tours include informative commentary and fact sheets and viewing platforms and front row seats. Season runs from September - November. For more information visit rottnestexpress.com.au/whale-watching.
ROTTNEST FAST FERRIES
If whales aren't see, travel on the next available tour for FREE. Enjoy the best possible view of the majestic Humpback Whales from the safety of Rottnest Fast Ferries large, state-of-the-art passenger vessel. Two hour cruises depart from Hillarys Boat Harbour with return coach transfers to your accommodation. NEW this year, enjoy live commentary from a dedicated Whale Watching host. Season runs from end-August to mid-November. For more information visit rottnestfastferries.com.au/whale-watching.
If you don't see any whales, you get another trip FREE. Enjoy a 3-4 hour whale watching cruise aboard Mills Charters 75ft vessel with a huge open deck and spacious bow area. Departing from Hillarys Boat Harbour, you can learn all about these amazing creatures through the dedicated team of experienced crew, fact sheets and informative DVD. Plus hear whales communicate with each other using the hydrophone! Season runs September to November. You can also go on a Sunset Whale Watching Cruise! For more information visit millscharters.com.au/whale-watching.
Westcoast Jet run Whale Watching departing The Boardwalk at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. The Okiedokie is a perfect boat for whale watching as we can get to the grounds quicker, have a 360° view, no windows or other obstacles to block your view, limited seats and an open air environment. So don't forget your camera. Season runs September - November. For more information visit westcoastjet.com.au/whales.
AQWA OCEAN SAFARI
From September to December join AQWA Adventures for Ocean Safari, a whale watching experience with a difference! Journey on a 3-4 hour safari with Mills Charters in search of humpback whales and then continue your journey and discover more with FREE entry to AQWA
after your safari! For more information visit aqwa.com.au