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Bay Connections Cruises and Charter service including
Seal Watching Cruises Australia.

At the Cowes Jetty
P.O. Box 65 Cowes Vic. 3925.
Tel: 1300 763 739
Int: 613 5952 3501
Fax: 03 5952 5583

On this page you will find!
Welcome Aboard | Seal Watching | French Island | Wilson's Promontory | Fast Rib Adventures | Contact!

Welcome Aboard

Our Luxury Catamaran Cruiser Welcome aboard the "Kasey Lee", Wildlife Coast Cruises latest fully licensed luxury Catamaran Cruiser. We offer a range of short cruises, lasting from 1 to 9 hours, and are available for a variety of private charter cruises.

The friendly and knowledgeable staff will ensure that enjoy a unique experience with the large variety of wildlife you will encounter on your cruise.
You may wish to enjoy the thousands of seals at Seal Rock, or the koalas at remote French Island, or the spectacular coast of Phillip Island or Wilson's Promontory, Wildlife Coast Cruises has what you are looking for.
Seal watching people

We are also available for a variety of private charter cruises, including fully catered functions or party cruises.

Generous group discounts for our scheduled cruises and for regular customers we offer VIP card, which entitles you to discounts on scheduled cruises.

Wildlife Coast Cruises will ensure you have the ultimate Marine Experience!

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Seal Watching Cruises

Seals up close

Your Seal Watching Cruise departs from the Cowes Jetty from which you cruise along the scenic North West Coast of Phillip Island and out into Bass Strait to Seal Rocks.

At Seal Rocks you will be part of the ultimate marine experience of being amongst thousands of playful fur seals in the wild.

You will be presented on the cruise with informative educational commentary on the marine environment, historical sights, and you may see Penguins, Dolphins and variety of seabirds.
Your children may enjoy some of the activities on board while you enjoy a cup of tea or Coffee.
Seal Rock

Cruise is of 2 Hour Duration with 20-30min at Seal Rocks

Season & departure times

27th Dec till 26th Jan - Daily at 10:45am, 2:00pm & 4:30pm

27th Jan to early April - Daily 4:30pm

27th Jan to mid July - 2:00pm on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun

EXCLUDING June 7 & 8 2009, April 18 & 19 2010 May 23 & 24 2010

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French Island Cruises

French Island Cruise, Tour & Lunch

Cruise across sheltered waters of Western Port Bay to arrive in the untarnished world of Victoria's largest Island, French Island.
Once on French Island, you are greeted by a passive Islander, who with immense knowledge will guide you on an intriguing journey of this remote and fascinating Island.

Includes 1 hour Bay Cruise, Home made lunch, bus tour, informative commentary, Koalas, Bird and Wildlife spotting, Historical Prison Farm Tour, Wild Flowers, and Aboriginal History.
Duration of 5 hours

All aboard
Season & departure times

Sun & Wed at 9:30am

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Westernport Bay Cruise

A relaxing 1 hour cruise around Western Port to experience the highlights of Victoria's Bay of Islands. Enjoy tea/coffee/biscuits while hearing historical stories about the bay ferries as we retrace their original routes.
Includes: Informative commentary, short stop at French Island, sights of HMAS Cerberus Naval Base, Westernport Shipping Terminals, occasional dolphin, seal and penguin sightings, seabirds.

Season & departure times

Sun & Wed at 12:30pm

Nov 2009 till end of April 2010

Adult $26.00
Pensioner/Student $23.00
Children $17.00
Family (2a2c) $80.00
Prices valid till June 30th 2010

Dinner in Prison Cruise

Depart Cowes Pier at 6:00pm on a 40 minute crossing to French Island and while you relax onboard, enjoy some pre-dinner nibbles, music and maybe a few drinks from our licenced bar.
Once on French Island, board your prison transfer vehicle (coach), for your transfer to a Historic Prison Farm! Currently open as an Eco Farm.
You will enjoy a fantastic Organic Dinner (70-80% Organically Grown!) in the Prison Mess Hall, With drinks available at the bar, Including Organic Wine!!

Great for Small or Large Social Groups, Or Just to Enjoy as a Couple!

French Island Prison
Season & departure times

Departs Cowes at 6:45pm on the 2nd & 4th Sat of the month

November 2009 through to March 2010

Includes: Cruise, Pre Dinner Nibbles, Transfers and Superb Dinner.
Adult $80.00
Concession $75.00
Children $60.00
Family (2a2c) $252.00

Prices valid till June 30th 2010

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Wilson's Promontory Cruises

Full Day Wilson's Prom Cruise

Up close with the Seals

You will love our fantastic Full Day (9 hours) Eco-Tours of Wilson's Promontory cruising over 100 kilometres of coastlines, viewing remote beaches, coves & Islands. Witness breathtaking Rock Formations, a seal breeding colony, seabirds, pristine bushland & lots more. You will be well pampered by our experienced crew, with meals freshly catered onboard, informative commentary, on hand all day to meet your needs. Enjoy a stop-over ashore at one of the tranquil Coves, otherwise only accessible on an overnight walk! Transfer ashore on our tender boat for a scenic bushwalk or choose to snorkel or swim the clear, clean waters. And all of our luxurious Catamarans feature a licensed bar, Kiosk, Video, and Observation Deck. The experienced and friendly Crew will be pleased to ensure you are guaranteed the cruise of a lifetime!

Up close with the Seals

Morning and Afternoon Tea.

Buffet Lunch at Waterloo Bay.

Cruise around Prom Lighthouse.
Cruise up and under Skull Rock.

Visit Kanowa Island Seal Colony.

2 hour stop over ashore at Refuge Cove.

Dates & Departures

Depart Port Welshpool at 9:00am
2009: July 26th & 27th, Sept 6th, Oct 17th & 18th
2010: April 18th & 19th, May 23rd & 24th

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Wilson's Prom Bay & BBQ Cruise

Join us for a 3 hour cruise along the Northern Coast of Wilson's Prom including a BBQ lunch and commentary.

Dates & Departures
For groups on Request
Depart Port Welshpool

Adults $70
Children $50
Prices valid till June 30th 2008

Up close with the Seals

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Extreme Fast Rib

Ocean Rafting Adventure
Seals up close You will enjoy the adventure of Ocean Rafting on a 8.5 mtr high speed RIB. This trip is a combination of fun cruising together with the adventure of being amongst the swells and marinelife of Phillip Island.
From Cowes on Phillip Island we will take you on a scenic and fun trip along the coastline with local commentary and stories from your captain and host. Weather allowing you will visit a colony of 8000 plus fur Seals and drift withing metres of the rocks as you take in the exciting atmosphere of this fascinating breeding colony. On the return journey your captain will do a few cruisy spins and some smooth surfing if the swells up.
From Hastings you will get the above plus you will get a trip through the Islands of Western Port, then get to spend an hour or so free time in Cowes to do some shopping visit a cafe, or have an ale at the local.

Trip is of 1.25 hours from Cowes, 4 hours from Hastings with 2.5 hours cruising

Season & departure times

Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

Hastings at 1:00pm

Cowes at 2:45pm

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Fast Rib Bay Ride

A great gift to the fun lovers, a trip were the skipper shows you what the RIB can do, on this fun thrill ride of speed, twists and turns, that will have you hanging on tight.

Dates & Departures

Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

Cowes at 2:00pm

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Prices valid till June 30th 2008

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Please Contact the friendly crew at
WildLife Coast Cruises

P.O.Box Cowes 3922 Vic. 3925.
Tel:1300 763 739.
Int Tel: 613 5952 3501.
Int Fax: 613 5952 5583

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