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Naturaliste Charters

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No holiday to the South West of WA would be complete without taking the time to view and photograph the abundant marine and ocean life that thrives along this magnificent coastline. Naturaliste Charters are the longest running whale watching company...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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25 Dunn Bay Road | Pro-fisherman’s Boat Ramp, Dunsborough, Western Australia 6281, Australia
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+61 8 9750 5500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip at the end of the season to see humpback whales. Jamie and Kyle provided lots of excellent information. Thanks for a good experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gillianmD9416DD
Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words gillianmD9416DD, We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us! Look forward to seeing you again, Cheers from the whole Nat Charters Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day, weather was perfect, the crew were friendly and knowledgeable and we saw lots of whales, what more could you ask for.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arlinja
Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Arlinja, We hope to see you again in the future and we're so glad you enjoyed your trip with us! Big thank you from the NC crew :D

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent trip with a lovely crew. The captain was so enthousiastic . He told us many stories and was very entertaining. The rest of the crew was also great. We could see the whales very well. But we didn’t disturb them. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vera L
Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Vera! We look forward to seeing you again soon From the whole NC crew :D

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super professional staff. Great boat. Very friendly atmosphere. Didn't feel like the team was watching time at all and limiting it to 2 hours, they genuinely enjoyed the "show" and were fully involved. Definitely not jaded, although they're doing this on a daily basis. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Niwie, We appreciate your kind words and we're so glad you enjoyed your trip! We look forward to seeing you again in the future :D From the whole NC crew!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable experience with humpback whales only a few metres from the boat, mothers and babies coming up and eyeballing us on the boat and leaping out of the water. Also saw blue whales from more of a distance which was really special. Staff are amazing,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruby W
Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words Ruby! We are so glad you all enjoyed your trip with us and we hope to see you again in the future! From the whole NC crew :D

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing experience whale watching in Geographe Bay. Our trip was extended as the crew had received a message that blue whales were in the bay! The crew were great, determined to give us a wonderful experience. They were very knowledgeable, informative and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce M
Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW thanks for your kind words Bruce! We are so glad you enjoyed the trip out with us and we hope to see you again in the future :D All the best, From the whole NC team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Professional friendly staff. Comfortable whalewatching boat. Easy to book. A beautiful experience to watch the whales and lots of them including some phantastic breaching !!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Ceria, We really appreciate you taking the time to review your trip with us :) We hope to see you again in the future! Until next time, From the Whole NC team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing a whale was on my bucket list and whilst there were no whales jumping up out of the water for our cruise, we saw a LOT of fins, humps (ie humpback whales) and tails. LOVED it. The Crew were amazing, they had just the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Adelaidegirl :) We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review! We are so glad we got to help you with your bucket list. From the whole NC team!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Sunday morning cruise out of Dunsborough....We have to say a big thank you to the staff , Captain Dundee, Jacko and Billy....they were friendly and knowledgeable but most of all ....they were determined to make our whale watching experience...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thank you Lea, We are so glad you guys enjoyed your trip and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future! From the whole NC team :D

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just did the 2 hour afternoon whale cruise. The crew are fantastic, helpful, informative,and fun guys. I would recommend this trip to anyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison C, Owner at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you had a great trip :) Hopefully we see you guys again in the future! From the whole NC team

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Kino9759
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Alison C | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question. It is fine to join us for a whale watching tour when pregnant, however we do always recommend to seek advice from your doctor. We can help you to choose the best tour to join in regards to... More
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ShermenBoo
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Alison C | Property representative |
Hi there. The mentioned dates is a fantastic time to join us for a tour from Dunsborough. We will be departing daily at 10am and 2pm on the Alison Maree. For further information please see our website or call us on 08... More
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Thai F
November 13, 2016|
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Response from Alison C | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately we will not have any whale watching tours to offer you at that time, our whale watching season finishes up here in Dunsborough in the first week of December. We do offer... More
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I went with Mills Charters from Hillarys Marina every year for about 20 years til I moved to Melb a few years ago. Always great sightings. Always went on the final weekend of Sept or first weekend of Oct.