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Whale Watching in Dunsborough

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Experience incredible whale sightings in Geographe Bay from the luxurious Alison Maree with an expert marine biologist onboard.


  • Spot whales aboard a deluxe catamaran amid stunning coastal surroundings with insights from a field expert on the 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise in Dunsborough.

  • Hop aboard a state-of-the-art vessel, Alison Maree, with robust safety features for all age groups and complimentary access to the Captain’s Lounge.

  • Watch various whale species in the waters of Geographe Bay, with a 99% guarantee of a sighting or another cruise for free.

  • Discover their unique behaviors with informative commentary from a trained marine biologist and enjoy refreshing drinks and snacks onboard.

  • Fun Fact: Dunsborough is one of the best places in Australia to watch the longest migration of any mammal on the planet, the southern migration of the great whales!


  • Complimentary tea, coffee, filtered water, Milo, and biscuits

  • Expert commentary from a marine biologist

  • Safety equipment

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled. However, they can be rescheduled up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

Are you ready to observe massive whales in their natural habitat? Then this seasoned whale-watching tour in Dunsborough has a place for you. Join Naturaliste Charters and commence your journey as you sit back, relax, or step onto the viewing deck to breathe in the ocean air.

Deluxe Catamaran & Surreal Views

The 20-meter-long Alison Maree welcomes visitors to make the most of all her modern facilities. Parents with young children can rest assured that safety rails are present throughout the boat and that life jackets for people of all age groups are available. There are modern bathrooms, daybeds, and a 360-degree viewing platform. Stir up interesting conversations with the Captain at the Wheelhouse on the calm waters of Geographe Bay.

Sight Whales & Learn Their Secrets

Watch in amazement as adult whales and calves pass through the clear waters of Quindalup. Notice the agility of the gentle beasts and uncover their characteristic behaviors with detailed facts from a professional marine biologist. Depending on the season, travelers can spot Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales, or rare Blue and Minke Whales on their southern and northern migrations. If luck permits, fur seals, eagles, and ospreys may be around too!

Important Information

  • The vessel can board a maximum of 90 people.

  • Pram/strollers are permitted onboard.

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable attire based on the weather, with a jacket and beanie for the colder climate on the water.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15-20 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Dunsborough Professional Fisherman's Boat Ramp.

  • Address: 306 Geographe Bay Rd, Quindalup WA 6281, Australia.

  • Landmark: Next to the Dunsborough Yacht club and the Naturaliste Charters boarding ramp.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Geographe Bay Rd Before Mcdermott St. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board bus #815 to get you there.

By Car

  • The Professional Fishermans Boat Ramp is located about a 5-minute drive from the Dunsborough town centre.
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