Hours: Office Hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm 7 days

Cruising is the best way to see Phillip Island's remote sea-faring wildlife, with amazing views from the bay or Bass Strait.

Experience Phillip Island from the water with Wildlife Coast Cruises. Offering several spectacular cruises around Phillip Island, discovering Wildlife such as; Seals, Dolphins, Whales and a range of birdlife. Whilst viewing wildlife in their natural environment, take in the fascinating scenic coastline of Phillip Island.

Seal Watching Cruises: Sensational two-hour cruise witnessing one of Australia???s largest wild Fur Seal colonies at Seal Rocks, Phillip Island. The boat drifts within metres of thousands of seals regularly approaching the boat for a closer look at you!

Twilight Cruise: A relaxing one and a half sunset cruise on the beautiful Westernport bay. You???ll cruise along the shores of Phillip Island, historic French Island and past the Port of Hastings, whilst enjoying tasty nibbles, refreshments, licenced bar on-board and fantastic atmosphere.

Cape Woolamai Cruise: One-hour scenic coastal cruise departing San Remo Jetty to witness the magnificent granite cliffs of Cape Woolamai. Includes: tea and coffee, local commentary, cruise under the Phillip Island bridge, regular dolphin and seal sightings.

Market Cruise: Boarding from Cowes Jetty in the morning and returning in the afternoon, enjoy delicious cake, tea and coffee. While you cruise to meet your coach which will take you to one of Victoria???s best markets on Mornington Peninsula.

Winter Whale Cruise: June-August. Your opportunity to see the majestic Southern Whales, during their annual migration along the coastline. Circumnavigate Phillip Island with a freshly prepared lunch on board, enjoy sights of thousands of seals at Seal Rocks, see shy albatrosses along the southern coast, regular dolphin and the very special whale sightings once we find them!

Captain???s Lunch Cruise: Scenic three-hour cruise from Rhyll to Cape Woolamai with regular dolphin and seal sightings, morning tea, cruise under Phillip Island bridge, stopover at San Remo to watch pelican feeding, followed by fish ???n chips lunch on board.

Bookings are required for all cruises.

Group Tours, Private Charters, Weddings, Birthdays, and Corporate Functions and are also available. Contact us for more information.

Map & Directions

11 the Esplanade cowes, VIC, 3922


Located on world famous Phillip Island in the main township of Cowes. Cruises depart from the jetty on Cowes foreshore.

Cancellation Policy

Wildlife Coast Cruises reserves the right to cancel cruises at short notice due to inclement weather; insufficient bookings or special events. Refunds or rescheduling dates will be offered in these circumstances.

Customers who wish to change or cancel must give at least 24 hours notice for a full refund. Cancellations or changes within 24 hours may incur a fee and are non-refundable.

With recent state government Covid-19 updates we no longer require passengers to check in present their vaccination status or wear masks.

Currently not all our vessels are equipped with wheelchair accessibility onboard additionally our boarding locations at jetties do require navigating several steps before accessing our boarding ramps.

We are working to improve our facilities so we can offer these services in the near future.

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