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Whale Watching Cruise

Cruise Perth's major whale migration route

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.

This migration is the largest in the southern hemisphere with approximately 35,000 whales including about 3,000 calves! Of all the great baleen whales, the humpback is the most surface active displaying behaviour that will not only inspire you but leave you in awe.

So let us take you on board the Sea Eagle Express with its large open deck space with a vast viewing platform offering front row seats during your memorable whale encounter.

Whale watching tour includes:

  • 2 hours on board the Sea Eagle Express
  • Informative commentary and fact sheets
  • Smooth, fast and safe cruising
  • Viewing platforms and front row seats
  • FREE courtesy coach MORNING transfers from most Perth and Fremantle hotels
  • Snacks available with licensed bar facilities

Upgrade to our Captain’s Club for that extra special experience.

We Guarantee you see whales or your next tour is FREE. Conditions apply

Whale Watching season is nearly over, so we're offering 30% OFF!!



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30% OFF

30% off 2 hour whale watching cruise. Offer valid until 23rd November 2014. Must travel within the 2014 whale watching season.
until 23rd November 2014
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Captains Club (CC)CC Family Pass

Barrack St, Perth *

 $67  $34  $190 NA NA
B Shed, Fremantle
 $59  $29  $165 $120 $320

* Including Swan River cruise from Perth to Fremantle

Tour Schedule

Period Frequency
13- 26 September 2014
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
27 September- 12 October 2014
13 October- Late November 2014 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Departs Boarding Closes Returns
Barrack Street Jetty, Perth
8:30am 5:45pm*
B shed, Fremantle
10:15am 12:30pm

*Perth passengers can spend the afternoon enjoying the historical city of Fremantle before returning from B Shed at 4:45pm to arrive at Barrack Street Jetty at 5:45pm or alternatively passengers can catch the train up to Perth at their leisure (own expense). Our B Shed terminal is conveniently located directly behind the Fremantle train station.

Enjoy the ultimate whale watching experience.... VIP Style. Only 12 seats available on every tour!

The Captain's Club will be held in the top inside cabin on Sea Eagle Express.

  • Priority boarding
  • Seating in exclusive Captain’s Club lounge throughout the cruise with an exclusive host
  • Opportunity to view the wheel house and chat with the captain
  • Informative commentary on whales, their migration patterns and behaviour including a number of interesting facts and statistics
  • Personal set of binoculars for duration of the tour
  • Complimentary drinks (non-alcoholic) and snacks throughout the tour.

Take advantage of Perth's only morning whale watch departure

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers make the perfect present! Treat a friend or treat a loved one. Click here to purchase

Gift Vouchers are valid for the whale watching season in the year of purchase e.g. September to November 2014.

Conditions: Rottnest Express reserves the right to alter tour itineraries as deemed necessary.  Tour operates subject to weather conditions. A minimum number of passengers are required for us to operate the tour.  Rottnest Express shall not be held liable for any accidents, injury, delay, irregularity, loss or any damage caused by or resulting from any provision to provide any such service.