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Swarbrick Rd | Bremer Bay Boat Harbor, Bremer Bay, Western Australia 6338, Australia
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All-day trip on a lovely boat down to the Bremer Canyon in the Southern Ocean to see whales.

Although we missed out that day on seeing orchas, all in all it was a fantastic day and we will be... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Kongoni767
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Perth Hills, Australia
WOW!!!! An orca hunt!!!

I can't begin to describe this experience. I expected a couple of orcas, maybe a sperm whale, lots... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Carina M
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Every year, between January and April, this remote spot off the WA coast becomes the epicentre for an unbelievable intensity of life. Journey with Naturaliste Charters to the Bremer Canyon – a stunningly beautiful, remote habitat abundant with marine wildlife: whaler sharks, giant squid, sperm whales, masses of sea birds and the largest known group of killer whales in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Swarbrick Rd | Bremer Bay Boat Harbor, Bremer Bay, Western Australia 6338, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Although we missed out that day on seeing orchas, all in all it was a fantastic day and we will be going back next season.

Thank Kongoni767
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I can't begin to describe this experience. I expected a couple of orcas, maybe a sperm whale, lots of birds (not my thing). What we got was at least 50 orca, with a full hunt and kill of a beaked whale! Serious nature documentary stuff!!!!...More

Thank Carina M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It was an interesting day out always filled with high hopes when you go out on a trip like this that can be quite a gamble in regards to what you will see. It was a gift for my birthday and I won’t lie quite...More

Thank Rangerhh
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Booked 2 trips, ended up doing an extra trip. We wanted to see Orca!, First day we saw Pilot Whales and Sperm Whales - no Orca, Second Day Orca at the end of the day, 3rd day we saw Orca on mass for most of...More

Thank AndrewH161
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I was very disappointed upon arrival to find the boat was broken and the tour cancelled. I was then shocked to find that they had known about this the day before and hadn't informed us. I, myself, had travelled down from Perth and could have...More

Thank Sarah C
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Alison C, Front Office Manager at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Sarah C, many thanks for your feedback, unfortunately mechanical issues can arise, whilst fortunately this does not happen often it can occur and is unpredictable. As mentioned to you in email correspondence it wasn't known until late Sunday afternoon/early evening the day prior to...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This trip was a dream come true for me to see orcas in the wild. I wasn’t disappointed. We were lucky and found the orcas pretty much as soon as we reached the Bremer canyon and saw them on and off throughout the day. They...More

Thank Sophie8207
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Our day started out very quite but we did find a pod of pilot whales and just before it was time to head back we found the orcas, omg they were beautiful, but I must say the crew were amazing and made this a great...More

Thank Wendy Y
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Alison C, Front Office Manager at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

No Wendy Y, you rock! Thanks so much for joining us and for your wonderful words about our crew, so great to see you had the best day.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Ours was a relatively quiet day, the first four hours we saw little more than an albatross. Then a sperm whale briefly before he dove down. Finally, the orcas appeared. They were fleeting, wonderful but hard to see a great deal or for very long....More

Thank JanResnick
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Alison C, Front Office Manager at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for joining us and for your lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you back on board sometime in the future!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We travelled an awful long way to do this and were not disappointed. First of all the staff were brilliant, enthusiastic, hugely knowledgeable and very helpful. Secondly we saw more killer whales than we could count, many of them very close to the boat. We...More

Thank david e
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Alison C, Front Office Manager at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for joining us and for your lovely review, we really appreciate it.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a fantastic day trip, started with the striped dolphins saying hello and porpoising (swimming and jumping out of the water on the boat waves) on the way out to the canyon. we came across the pod very quickly and they were just finishing...More

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Alison C, Front Office Manager at Naturaliste Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thanks so much for joining us, glad to see you had an orcasome time.

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