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Whale Watching Perth

Enjoy an unforgettable whale watching Perth cruise from RedBalloon and marvel at these gentle giants in their natural habitats. Discover our range of whale watching cruises and day tours perfect for viewing Southern Right, Humpbacks, rare Blue Whales and more. Don’t delay, it’s officially time to experience a whale watching cruise in Perth!
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Whale Watching Cruises in Perth

A whale-watching expedition is one that you are unlikely to forget. The annual migration of Southern Right whales, humpbacks, rare blue whales and orcas, occurring at various times throughout the year in Western Australia, is a spectacle to behold. You can capture the marine magic of the sea’s largest mammals in migration mode on board a range of whale-watching cruises offered at RedBalloon. With tours taking place in the marine parks of Perth, Bremer Bay, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Augusta, Exmouth, Albany and other prime transit points throughout WA, marvelling at these gentle giants during whale-watching season is not only remotely possible, but a certainty.

What is included in a Perth whale watching experience?

Depending on the type of Perth whale-watching tour you embark on, you can choose from the Whale Watching Cruise and Aquarium Experience from Perth City, Seasonal Whale Watching Sailing Catamaran from Exmouth, Killer Whale Expedition from Bremer Bay and a host of other packages. For example, The Whale Shark Swim and Snorkel Tour with Lunch and Photos in Exmouth features return transfers to Ningaloo Reef, snorkelling equipment, a delicious lunch, snacks, tea and coffee, and that’s just for starters. Also included in this unforgettable experience are an underwater professional photography package, the use of kayak and paddleboard equipment, a Whale Shark Swim certificate and celebratory glass of bubbly. Multiple whale-spotting opportunities, expert commentary, refreshments and state-of-the-art cruising vessels are assured on all whale-watching experiences offered at RedBalloon.

When is whale-watching season in Perth?

Between May and December, whale watchers can view Southern Right whales, humpbacks and rare blue whales in Perth as they embark on their annual migration from the Southern Ocean feeding grounds.

Where can you see whales in Perth?

As pods of migrating whales and their calves swim close to the WA shoreline, you can spot these majestic mammals with the naked eye as they migrate to the warm breeding grounds on the north Kimberley coast.

Where can you see orcas?

In the marine-life site of Bremer Bay, you can view pods of killer orcas between January and March. More than 150 orcas, as well as sperm whales and pilot whales, feed on abundant prey in Bremer Canyon during the summer months.

How much does it cost to go whale watching in Perth?

There’s a range of prices for whale-watching cruises offered at RedBalloon. The cost starts from $60 for the 2 Hour Whale Watching Tour at Hillary’s Boat Harbour (Weekdays). This varies to $505 for the full-day Orcas Whale Watching Cruise with Transfers and Lunch departing from Bremer Bay or the Full-Day Amazing Killer Whale Expedition – (Jan to APR only) – both in Bremer Bay, departing Albany. These packages and the complete range of WA whale-watching tours can be instantly booked online at RedBalloon.