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Albany Ocean Adventures

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5/A Toll Place, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Memorable experience

Paul only operates when the weather and sea conditions are good for whale watching, thus this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
darmiint
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Singapore, Singapore
Great day out

Went with these guys on the 16/6/18, good stable boat, great knowledgeable crew, plenty of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
markmol
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Perth, Australia
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Best whale watching in Albany. With the largest and fastest charter vessel operating in the area we can get you to the whales with speed and comfort so you spend more time with the whales not traveling. Sit back in our spacious cabins club lounges, with your friends and family, enjoy quality refreshments. Get those memories that will last a life time. Your enjoyment is paramount to me. Hope to see you soon Paul Guest Master of the vessel "Silver Star II"
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“top deck” (8 reviews)
“whale watching” (28 reviews)
“morning tea” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5/A Toll Place, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Paul only operates when the weather and sea conditions are good for whale watching, thus this ensured that we had a comfortable sail. It was truly the highlight of our Albany holiday. Everyone on board were excited when the whales appeared. We had great fun...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi darmiint, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Pleased we could show you some whales 🐋 Couple of days off after your cruise and now some good weather for the next few days with 25-30 whales spotted today. Cheers Paul

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with these guys on the 16/6/18, good stable boat, great knowledgeable crew, plenty of sightings highly recommend this company

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for taking the time to review ALBANY Ocean Adventures. Whale numbers are building daily, counted about 25 - 30 today. Cheers Paul Guest

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We were a group of 37 people over 55,some nearer 90. We enjoyed a very pleasant trip with Paul telling us about the area and its history. Very interesting

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Paul the skipper & owner is very careful to make sure his guests enjoy the trip, even cancelling the day before when conditions were not favourable. Of course the conditions are changeable and the day we went out was a little rough. A few of...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

What a perfect morning! Paul and Karina were incredibly friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable. The boat was spotlessly clean & we were lucky enough to have a stunning sunny day. Paul gave a great commentary & we learned about local areas of interest while we searched...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Hi Ainslie, Thank you for taking the time to review or cruise. At times this year I have been worried about finding the whales as we leave the dock. Thanks to Bernie our spotter and nearly 20 years finding whales we have found whales on...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

My cousin and I went out on the 17th September and had a fantastic day. We saw about 4 whales including a mother and baby. My cousin got the surprise of her life when one breached right in front of her..she was speechless. Then I...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Hi Barbara and Sandy, Yes it was a special day. 350 + photos for the day I confess I still get a buzz when things come together. Paul

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Our family of four, including 2 boys (4 and 7) went out on a fine, early spring morning. It was absolutely magical. The boat is big, with plenty of places to sit both inside and outside, all with excellent vantage. We were made to feel...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to review our operation. One of the things that makes my job a joy is the reaction we get from our passengers. Never quite think I've done my job until I have found a whale. Regards Paul

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Such a great day! The skipper went out even though there was only 3 people - its winter so a bit slow. The whales we quite close in so we didn't wait long to see them. They have a spotter at a vantage point so...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words. I do admit I enjoy the whales some times more than our passengers. Next year will be the 20th year I have been watching whales and I still get a buzz when they spend time interacting with us. Regards...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience, thank you skipper and crew. We were able to see a Mumma whale and her baby calf, how awesome. Enjoyed the waves and the sea spray on the top deck. We made sure we had Travel Calm tablets the night before...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Virginia, Thank you for your kind words. I must admit conditions were not the best we have had this year :) There are some days when do not operate because of weather. I hope those who travel with us, will trust my judgment. I...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

What a great way to see the whales. Since the last whaling station closed in 1978, whales have been returning to Albany. We saw a group of several Southern Right Whales frolicking in the water near the Historic Whaling Station. My only complaint about this...More

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Paul G, Owner at Albany Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Robert, Thank you for taking the time to review us as you said you would. Yes I have had the same problem but now have 5 batteries and 3 memory cards for my camera. Several weeks ago while watching Humpbacks one passenger took over...More

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Mandy L
23 August 2017|
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Hi Mandy, Latest I have ever conducted a whale watching cruise is 21 October. best to contact us closer to the date or follow on Face Book as we post interesting events there. Cheers Paul
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Kim F
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Response from NichewOxon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my answer should have said Augusta!!
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