Whale Watch Experience
There is no better way to see the Humpback whale migration than aboard Pacific Explorer, a favourite whale watching vessel in Coffs Harbour since 1994.
Join the crew from June to November each year for an up close and personal experience with the whales, enjoying uninterrupted viewing, a safe and stable ride and best of all, only 23 passengers per cruise, so bookings are essential.
When the weather warms and the whales have departed, from December to April, come join them for a sail and snorkel or dolphin watch in the Solitary Islands Marine Park.
Sail and Snorkel Cruise December to April From December to April come and cruise the Solitary Islands Marine Park to Split Solitary From December to April come and cruise the Solitary Islands Marine Park to Split Solitary Island where you can snorkel in the shallow waters surrounding the island. You will see coral and fish and may be visited by sea turtles, wobbegongs or dolphins. At all times you will be under supervision by the qualified diver who will be in the water with you. Morning tea, snorkel, mask, fins and wetsuits are included. Bookings are essential.
Start Locations: Highlights: Pier 1 Coffs International Marina, Coffs Harbour Solitary Islands Marine Park, Coffs Harbour Travel by: Duration: Catamaran, Sailing Vessel Half Day or less. Price*: $40.00-$60.00 Price Range Minimum number of four people per cruise
Whale Watching Cruise June to November The Solitary Islands Marine Park off Coffs Harbour is a meeting place where Humpback whales The Solitary Islands Marine Park off Coffs Harbour is a meeting place where Humpback whales converge on their migration from Antarctica, making the Coffs Coast the best location in Australia to go whale watching. Here they appear close to the coast and are often seen breaching, spouting and tail slapping just out from the harbour.
There is no better way to see the whales than aboard Pacific Explorer, a 10 metre motor sailing catamaran specially designed for whale watching, offering a safe, stable ride, uninterrupted views of the whales.
Pacific Explorers quiet engine and professional operation sees the whales gravitate to the boat, often swimming only a few metres away, you really do get up close and personal with these majestic giants of the ocean.
Start Locations: Highlights: Pier 1 Coffs International Marina, Coffs Harbour Solitary Islands Marine Park, Coffs Harbour Travel by: Duration: Catamaran, Sailing Vessel Half Day or less. Price*: $30.00-$40.00 Price Range Minimum of four people required to run each cruise.