Watch whales with Cat Balou CruisesWhen you cruise with Ros and Gordon onboard the 15 metre Cat Balou you can enjoy comfort, peace of mind and the chance to hear live whale song. They are the longest running whale watchers in New South Wales, and Eden was named Australia’s premier Whale Watching destination by Australian Geographic!
Sightings are guaranteed on whale watching cruises from September to November, with a free return trip or half your fare back in the rare event that no whales are sighted.
Tours range from 2.5 hours to 3.5 hours, exploring the coastal wildnerness of Eden and Ben Boyd National Park all the way to Green Cape Light House. Ros’ is famous for sharing tales about Eden, from failed empires to shore based whaling and over 30 years of whale research that she and Gordon have contributed to.
Cat Balou departs from Snug Cove which has no bar crossings and direct ocean access, putting you on the Humpback Highway within minutes of leaving port. Enjoy optimum viewing from 3 outdoor platforms and inside seating. Cat Balou Cruises are licensed, and offers morning or afternoon tea and hot soup.
Cat Balou Cruises has been awarded the South Coast Tourism Hall of Fame and Ecotourism Gold Medal and is consistently recognised for excellence by Trip Advisor.
Bookings are essential. Cat Balou offers limited wheelchair access.
3.5 hours: Adults $85, families $250.
2.5 hours: Adults $65, families $185.