Phillip Island Seal Cruise | 2pm

Duration | 2 Hours
Mobile Ticket OK

The Seal Watching Cruise is a scenic coastal boat tour to Seal Rocks, where you will drift among Australian Fur Seals. There are seals all year round, from young pups to adult bulls, there is always something exciting to see!

Seal Rocks is situated 2kms off the rugged southwest coast of Phillip Island. The boat drifts within meters of the seals, enabling you to witness them in their natural environment firsthand. It is impossible not to be captivated by these naturally playful and inquisitive animals, as they regularly approach the boat for a closer look at you!

Along the way, you’ll be enthralled by the beautiful coastline and learn all about the history of Phillip Island’s western shoreline.

Tea & coffee is complimentary onboard and cake will be served on the return duration of the trip.


  • 2 Hour scenic coastal cruise
  • Wildlife spotting & Commentary
  • Complimentary afternoon or morning tea
  • Licensed Bar

Check-in and Departure Time
The Seal Watching Cruise departs from Cowes Jetty at 2pm
Please be at the boat ready for boarding 15 minutes prior to departure and please check the departure location carefully. During busy times please allow additional time for parking and please contact us if you are running late.

Special Child & Family rates
We offer special rates for familes. Please check the booking for form for up to date family pricing.

Instant Booking & Mobile Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure your spot. Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.

Getting to Phillip Island from Melbourne
Phillip Island is located south of Melbourne. Allow 2 hours drive time to get to Phillip Island

Self Drive
Take the M1 freeway from Melbourne towards Frankston
Take the exit towards Bass Highway/Phillip Island
Follow the Bass Highway all the way to Phillip Island

By Bus
You can catch a bus to Phillip Island from Melbourne's Southern Cross Station.
There are several bus companies that offer regular services to Phillip Island, including V/Line and Island Coaches.
You can purchase your tickets in advance online or at the bus station, and check the schedules to plan your trip accordingly.
Keep in mind that it's a good idea to book in advance, especially during peak travel seasons, to ensure you have a seat on the bus.


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The Phillip Island Seal Cruise departs from Cowes Jetty on Phillip Island at 2pm daily.
During busy periods such as school holidays and weekends, please allow extra time for parking at your departure location.
11-13 The Esplanade, Cowes