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Phillip Island Seal Watching Cruise

Explore the amazing scenery of Phillip Island and its surrounds with this 2 hour cruise to see one of Australia's largest colonies of Fur Seals!


Regular dolphin sightings
2 hour seal watching cruise
See 5000+ Fur Seals!
Informative commentary
Complimentary morning/afternoon tea
See a variety of seabirds

What you need to know

Visit Australia's most famous Fur Seal colony with a picturesque 2-hour cruise to Phillip Island's ruggedly beautiful south-west coast! These playful and inquisitive animals are a must-see for wildlife lovers as their nature leads them to approach the boat and makes for some outstanding photo opportunities.

Climb aboard the comfortable vessel then simply sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery as you depart from Cowes Jetty around the island's wildlife-rich coastline, keeping an eye out for dolphins, a huge number of sea birds, and much more.

Enjoy a complimentary morning or afternoon tea and, upon arrival, you'll get to witness an average of five thousand seals from a very close distance - the number and activity of which will no doubt surprise, impress and enchant you. If you've got even a passing interest in wildlife, don't hesitate to book this Phillip Island seal cruise online today for a memorable and reasonably priced adventure!

More info


  • 2 Hour Seal Watching Cruise
  • Complimentary morning/afternoon tea
  • An average of 5000+ seals sighted up close
  • Educational commentary


  • Transfers from Melbourne (you need to make your own way to Phillip Island, approximately 1.5hrs from Melbourne CBD)


  • An average of 5000+ seals sighted up close
  • Variety of seabirds
  • Regular dolphin sightings
  • Historical sights
  • Children activities
  • Safety ramp access
  • Warm undercover viewing

What to Bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Motion sickness prevention if required
  • Camera
  • Binoculars

Tour Times

  • Cruises depart daily from Cowes Jetty, Phillip Island at 2pm and returns at 4pm all year round
  • Phillip Island is approximately 1.5hrs from the Melbourne CBD. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details
  • You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour and the tour departure point

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Vessel subject to change without notice

Phillip Island Seal Watching Cruise

13 The Esplanade, Cowes, VIC 3922