Whales flock to Perth almost year round as they take their migration paths to meet up with future partners. It's a hot spot to be for a number of whale species such as humpbacks, southern right whales, blue whales and more.
The whales come so close to the shore that you can almost spot them with your bare eyes, so just imagine how close you'll get when you join one of our top picks for whale watching cruises in Perth.
Our top picks for whale watching cruises in Perth:
When is whale watching season in Perth?
Perth has two peak seasons for spotting whales, so time your visit according to what species you would like to see.
From March to May, humpback whales migrate north making it a prime time to spot them. August is the best time to see the endangered southern right whales. During this month, there will also still be humpback whales around, though not as many as in March to May.
Compare whale watching cruises in Perth
|Cruise name||Location||Duration||Extras/inclusions||Price (from)||Book|
|Extreme Whale Watching||Fremantle||1 hour and 45 minutes||Fast boat||$55||Adrenaline|
|2-Hour Whale Watching Tour||Hillarys Boat Harbour||2 hours||Transfers available on request||$60||RedBalloon|
|Whale Watching Cruise and Aquarium Experience||Hillarys Boat Harbour||2 hours||Includes entry to Aquarium of Western Australia||$90||RedBalloon|
|Whale Watching Experience||Sardine Jetty Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour (Fremantle)||3 hours||Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits, free postcard, guaranteed spotting||$88||Viator|
|VIP Captain's Lounge Whale Watching Experience||Sardine Jetty Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour (Fremantle)||3 hours||Exclusive access to Captain's Lounge, premium service, early vessel boarding, wine, beer, coffee, tea, desserts and finger foods included||$150||Viator|
|Full Day Blue Whale Experience Fremantle||Whale Watching Western Australia (Fremantle)||7 hours||Morning and afternoon tea and lunch included, assist in research with marine experts||$350||Viator|
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