Naturaliste Charters - Whale Watching & Eco Tours
Location: Davies Road, Augusta
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Point of difference
Your Adventure starts with us! When you come aboard the Cetacean Explorer ; our purpose built 55ft. catamaran; you experience all that the waters of the capes region has to offer. Whether it be whale watching from Flinders Bay, Augusta to Geographe Bay, Dunsborough, an Eco Wilderness Tour visiting local seal colonies, Fishing for the big one or a relaxing sunset cruise with a cold one - our friendly informative crew will welcome you aboard! With over 20 years experience and a love of the sea, Naturaliste Charters is the natural choice!
DetailsYour Adventure starts with us!
Experience and witness the behaviour of migrating Humpbacks, Southern Right and Blue Whales, in the pristine bays of the specatular south-west of Western Australia.
WHALE WATCHING -
Join award winning Naturaliste Charters for a whale watching experience of a lifetime.
Cruise onboard our luxury 55ft purpose built whale watching vessel - Cetacean Explorer.
We have a spacious lounge area with seating for 30 passengers inside the cabin, A huge foredeck and for an exhilarating whale watch experience join the skipper upstairs on our flybridge and see the ocean from the second level of the boat - 360 degree views!
Guaranteed viewing for everyone!!!!!
Hydrophone onboard to listen to the haunting sounds of the majestic whales.
DEPARTURE - Augusta (Mid May - August)
Dunsborough -(Sept - Mid Dec) Children of all ages welcome - life jackets are available for peace of mind for parents
Complimentary Morning or Afternoon tea. Biscuits, Coffee, Milo, Assortment of black, green and herbal Teas, Cordial & Water.
We also have Bottled water and cooldrinks to purchase.
Cruises depart Daily at 10.00 am & 2.00 pm.
SUNSET WHALE WATCHING CRUISES.
Departs 4.30pm returns approx 6pm.
Platters of local produce served on board.
Fully licenced bar. Beer, wine and softdrink at reasonable prices. (Sept - Dec)
Naturaliste Charters eco wilderness adventure tour shows you some of the most spectacular coastline in the sou-west corner of WA. Experience spectacular rock formations, intriguing limestone caves and cliffs, world class surf breaks, pristine beaches and wildlife including dolphins, seals, sea birds, penguins plus much more...
Departs 5pm - 7pm Relax and unwind with our Sunset Eco tour. Cruise the pristine waters of Geographe Bay as you watch the sun set over Cape Naturaliste. During the cruise also search for Dolphins and visit the seal colony. View amazing limestone cliffs, secluded bays and a spectacular coastline. Scrumptious fruit and antipasto platters provided, fully licensed bar with beer, local wines, softdrink and water.
Fishing charters from 6.00am to 3.00pm (departing Quindalup Professional Boat Ramp)
Included in your day -
*All fishing gear (including rods & reels, bait, ice and tackle)
*Your catch! If you want to keep your catch (and your fish comply with fishing regulations), our crew remove the fish from your line, then spike, gut, and gill them, place them in ice slurry, then into heavy-duty plastic bags for you to take home.
*BBQ lunch, snacks, soft drinks and water.
Deep-sea fishing charters are available between December 15 and May 15.
*We allow a maximum of 10 people fishing at any one time.
We target species such as Dhufish, Pink Snapper, Red Snapper, Breaksea Cod
Naturaliste Charters now has an office in Dunsborough WA, shop 1, 25-27 Dunn Bay Rd
Eco Tourism Accreditation
Whale Song Festival - Augusta - June 1-3
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Cancellation policy - If you are wishing to cancel or change your booking you must contact our office at least 24 hours prior to the cruise departing. If no notification is given you will be charged the full amount.
Refund will only be given if weather is unfavourable on the day and Naturaliste Charters have to cancel the tour for safety reasons.
AUGUSTA (June - September)
Departing Whale Memorial, Davies Rd, Flinders Bay. Follow along main road (Bussell Highway) travel approx 1.5 kms towards lighthouse, turn left into Davies Rd. Carpark approx 350m on your left.
DUNSBOROUGH (September - December)
Turn right at first round-about coming into Dunsborough (Elmore Road), follow to end of road then turn right onto Geographe Bay Road follow road approx 1.5 mts then turn left at Pro-fisherman's Boat Ramp, Quindalup(Opposite McDermott Street).
Please arrive approximately 15 minutes prior to departure.
Visa, Mastercard , Eftpos accepted at office in Dunsborough. Cash accepted on board the vessel.