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Enjoy the scenic highlights of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and keep a look out for the wildlife! This 60 minute glass bottom boat cruise takes in the ruggedly spectacular coastlines of Penguin, Seal & Bird Islands and takes advantage of the best wildlife spotting opportunities of the day. Wild dolphins, rare Australian sea lions, pelican rookeries, and birds of prey are regularly sighted and our friendly crew will get you right amongst the action!

The cruise disembarks on Penguin Island for a guided 30 minute walk that takes in the spectacular beaches, coastal look outs and nesting sea birds of this stunning island nature reserve. 

Highlights 

  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
  • Seeing wild dolphins at play (although sightings are regular, they’re not guaranteed as our cruise is restricted to inside Shoalwater Bay)
  • Exploring the rugged islands and viewing nesting pelicans, cormorants and spotting other sea birds that live in the park
  • Drifting over sea grass meadows and limestone reefs spotting fish and other marine life through the glass bottom 
  • Viewing the fossilized remnants of ancient tuart forests
  • Taking in spectacular coastal views, nesting sea birds and hearing about the latest little penguin research on a 30 minute guided walk of Penguin Island
  • Enjoying a yummy lunch or coffee at Pengo's Cafe before or after your cruise (additional cost)

Departure Times & Bookings

Penguin Island Wildlife Cruise departs Shoalwater daily at 10.15am & 12.15pm with an additional cruise on busy days at 2.15pm. Book online now!

Costs 

Adults $39, Concession (seniors & students) $35, Children (3- 12 yrs) $30, Infants (under 3yrs) $0, Family (2+2) $125 

Book your tickets online now by selecting your desired date on the booking form and then press the drop down arrow under 'Choose a Time'. Online bookings close 1 hour before departure. Inside this time, please call reservations on 08 9591 1333 as there may still be seats available. Tickets may also be purchased from our shop.

If you have a group of 10+ and would prefer a different cruise time please use our Groups Enquiry Form and our friendly reservations team will respond with a proposed itinerary and quote within 48 hours.  

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  • alarm Duration: 60
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1

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  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from $25.00pp

Climbing on board one of our custom-built vessels, you’ll be given the perfect opportunity to experience a memorable encounter with some of the most majestic animals to grace the ocean. Embarking on an epic adventure off the coast of Western Australia, you’ll be joined by our team of friendly qualified staff who are dedicated to making sure you make the most out of your experience on the water from the very first moment to the last – even if it’s your very first time! So, it’s time to prepare for a day you’ll remember for years to come – that’s exactly what’s in store as you witness these stunning creatures up close and personal!

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question_answer Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum age for Tours at Shoalwater?

    The minimum age for Tours at Shoalwater is 3 years old.

  • How long does an Tours session at Shoalwater last?

    The average Tours session at our Shoalwater centre is 20 minutes.

  • Is Tours Shoalwater open for bookings during the week?

    Absolutely, however Tours is busiest at the weekend - and our Shoalwater centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.

  • Is Tours Shoalwater open for bookings at weekends?

    Tours at Shoalwater is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Tours bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!

  • How popular is the Tours Shoalwater center?

    Geronigo® aims for all of our Tours locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Tours Shoalwater center is no exception. Book with confidence!

  • Can I buy a gift voucher for Tours Shoalwater?

    Yes you can buy Tours Shoalwater gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Tours Shoalwater vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).

  • Where is Tours Shoalwater?

    The Tours Shoalwater center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Tours centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!

  • How much is Tours at Shoalwater?

    The average package price of Tours at Shoalwater $0.00. The lowest price is $0.00 with the most expensive option being $0.00.

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