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Morning Cruise on Murchison River Kalbarri

Join this Kalbarri Wilderness cruise to explore the lower reaches of the Murchison River on a leisurely 2.5 hour cruise to spot the local wildlife.
Morning Cruise on Murchison River Kalbarri


  • Experience the wonders of the Murchison River

  • Morning river cruise

  • Spot a number of species of birdlife

  • A chance to take a stroll along the riverbank

  • Entertaining & informative commentary

  • Available April to October

Explore Western Australia’s second longest river on a leisurely 2.5 hour Murchison River morning cruise. Setting off from the coastal town of Kalbarri, the cruise will follow the channel up the river with live commentary along the way. There is no rush as you’ll have plenty of things to see along the Murchison River.

Keep your eyes peeled for a number of bird species including Ospreys, Kites, Pelicans, Egrets, Australian Shell Ducks, Black Swans and White Breasted Sea Eagles as they soar above the tree-lined riverbanks. At the turnaround point, the Murchison River cruise will pull up to shore giving you a moment to stroll along the riverbank before a relaxing cruise back to Kalbarri. Cruises depart from Kalbarri at 10am from April to October.

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  • 2.5 hour morning cruise
  • Tea, coffee and milo with a yummy biscuit


  • Cruise leisurely up the lower reaches of the Murchison
  • See beautiful open spaces and river scenery
  • Interesting and fun commentary is provided along the way
  • Learn about the fishing industry, history and flora and fauna of the area
  • Watch the power of the ocean at the Murchison River mouth


  • This experience departs at 10am
  • Please note: Times may also vary in season; correct departure time will display on your booking confirmation
  • Available from April to October


  • The duration of this experience is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Departure Location

  • Cruises depart 'Off the beach' in front of the Marine Rescue building (near the war memorial in Kalbarri) on Memorial Rd, Kalbarri WA 6536.

What To Bring

  • Water or keep cup
  • A jacket, coat or beanie (essential, depending on season)
  • A hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Camera, binoculars
  • Insect repellant, flynet

Additional Information

  • All passengers are welcome to bring their own snacks onboard
  • There's a licensed bar onboard (Special Facility license) with ice-cold beer, wine and champagne. No BYO drink/beverages
  • Weather patterns, pressure systems and the time of year all have an effect on the water levels in the Murchison
  • Minimum numbers are required for cruises to depart, participants will be contacted if minimum numbers are not met
  • Experience provider reserves the right to cancel any scheduled cruise subject to weather conditions, unforeseen circumstances or minimum numbers

Cancellation Policy

If a cruise is missed without notice this is classed as a "no show" and full payment is forfeited. Any cruises cancelled within 24 hours notice, forfeit their payments. All cancellations incur a 10% cancellation fee by the operator.

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
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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