Jervis Bay Whale Watching Tour

Highlights

  • Cruise to spot migrating humpback whales

  • Onboard live commentary from guides on the whales' behavior

  • Spot other animals, such as dolphins and penguins

  • Travel aboard a purpose-built catamaran with five viewing levels

Summary

Arrive at Huskisson's Jervis Bay Cruise Terminal in advance of your tour's departure time. Step aboard the purpose-built, 18-meter (60-foot) catamaran, complete with five viewing levels to ensure all guests get the best possible experience. Find a comfortable spot as the boat heads out of the harbor and then begin your search for the migrating humpback whales—plentiful in the months of May through November. Look for signs of the whales, such as tail slaps and blows, and listen to in-depth commentary from your guide. You'll also likely see other animals, such as dolphins, albatross, seals, and penguins, that call this pristine bay home. Return to land after your tour.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
Group Size
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Why take this tour?

Watch Jervis Bay's annual humpback whale migration from the best possible spot—the deck of a whale-watching boat—during this cruise. Explore the waters of Jervis Bay Marine Park and learn all about the whales' biology, behavior, and migrating and breeding patterns from an onboard guide. Aboard a comfortable, purpose-built catamaran, you'll also have opportunities to spot more marine life, such as seals, penguins, and bottlenose dolphins.

What’s included?

  • 2-hour cruise

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Vessel is regularly cleaned and surfaces disinfected that people touch. We recommend that you don't shake hands to greet others Recommend that you download the COVIDSafe app for contact tracing. Should the COVIDSafe app not downloaded, boat crew will obtain details for contact tracing.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Jervis Bay Wild is "The Ultimate Jervis Bay Experience"! we offer a range of tours from Dolphin Tours whereby we have a resident population of dolphins that live permanently inside Jervis Bay to our premium world class "South Coast Passage" that travels seaward to the "Seal Colony" & Into "The Ancient Sea Caves". From May through to October be inspired by the majestic "Humpback Whales" as they migrate along "The Humpback Highway" just beyond the entrance to Jervis Bay. All year round we offer "The Jervis Bay Passage" this tour circumnavigates the entire bay highlighting the pristine white beaches (reportedly to be amongst the whitest in the world) on the southernnside to the towering cliffs, bays & inlets to be explored on the northern side all the while keeping a look out for the resident dolphins. We also offer Sunset Tours, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding from from our cruise terminal located on the western end of Huskisson harbour from our own Portside Seafood Bar & Grill.

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