A Day at Wilsons Prom with the Gargantuan beauties

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Humpback whale
Humpback whale. Image source: Pixabay

If there’s anything more interesting than enjoying a relaxing cruise trip into the wilderness, it would be to get along with a few wild animals you’ll find frolicking in the area. Out of the countless tourist attractions in Melbourne, here’s one for the pagans-at-heart, the nature-lovers, and the adventurous–whale watching tours. Exclusive whale-watching cruises starting from Port Welshpool Jetty heading towards the Wilsons Promontory National Park have always been a favourite among the tourists and the locals alike. 

During September through mid-November, the Wilsons Promontory Coastline becomes one of the largest hotspots for the great southerly migration of Humpback whales and Southern Right Whales. Every Autumn, they migrate from Antarctica to the warmer waters for breeding and consider yourself fortunate if you spot a pod of whales on one of the whale watching tours in Melbourne. And you sure wouldn’t want to miss such amazing sights, would you? Hop aboard a whale-watching cruise to Wilsons Prom to enjoy up-close views of these gargantuan beauties with their calves. Also, look closer for dolphins and Australian fur seals.  

Let’s not make it just about the whales. The Wilsons Prom is a treasure trove of numerous rare species of flora and fauna. A typical 6-hour whale watching tour in Melbourne will take you around the Wilsons Prom to get a better view of the breathtaking coastal landscape. The trip includes sailing across some amazing remote beaches and marvellous coastal formations at Rabbit island, Sealers Cove and Refuge Cove. Nestled away from the din and bustle of the city, the Wilsons Prom is a place where you can unwind your senses to feel refreshed. Breathe in some freshness and feel rejuvenated as you’re humbled before the immensity of Mother Nature’s mighty and diverse composure. 

A whale watching tour in Wilsons Prom on a luxury catamaran will include complimentary morning tea, delicious lunch and afternoon snacks. And that’s a few things less to worry about while planning this trip. An easy weekend getaway, a whale watching tour in Melbourne, not only allows you to spend some quality time with your friends, family or partner but also gives you an experience of a lifetime and some great and unforgettable memories. Informative commentary by a professional tourist guide is an added advantage that will give you an in-depth understanding of the ecosystem and the geography at Wilsons Prom. There is no denying that 6-hours of a whale watching tour in Melbourne will help you grow more to nature. Is it September yet? Because you’ve got a show to catch! Book your tickets to one of those Wilsons Prom Whale watching cruises right away!

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