BREMER CANYON KILLER WHALE EXPEDITIONS
Enjoy Spectacular Killer Whales (Orca) in Bremer Bay, Western Australia
Naturaliste Charters are a local, family-owned business and proud founders of Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions here in Western Australia.
Our world-class expeditions and whale watching tours are exciting, inspiring, and educational experiences that create lifelong memories.
Come Face-To-Face With A Killer Whale!
Naturaliste Charters brings you the world-renowned, full day Killer Whale (Orca) Expeditions departing from Bremer Bay, Western Australia. We are located just a two-hour drive from Albany or a five-hour drive southeast of Perth. Our tours run daily from January to April, as these months are the best time to see Orcas in Bremer Bay. As each expedition is approximately 8 hours, your tour package includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea all prepared by the local Wellstead Museum Cafe, Bremer Bay. On this expedition, you can expect to encounter not only the incredible Bremer Bay killer whales but also an incredible natural gathering of marine life.
Witness An Incredible Array of Ocean Life
There are many other kinds of marine life that you might observe alongside Bremer Bay Orcas on your expedition. These include sperm whales, long-finned pilot whales, and the rarer beaked or blue whales. If it’s your lucky day, you might even come up close and personal with pods of striped, bottlenose, and other species of dolphins leaping in and out of the water! You could also spot different species of sharks, including the great whites, whaler sharks, and the stunning oceanic blue.
If some sunfish and remains of a gigantic predator squid come up near the surface, you might find that this attracts a whole host of guests including sea lions, migratory Antarctic sea birds, and more dolphins. Our tours are led by Marine Biologists who will provide live educational commentary for the most authentic, current information about the marine life of Bremer Bay. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the company of your fellow travellers as you witness the glory of marine life.
We are unique because every expedition is led by a qualified Marine Biologist
Killer Whale (Orca) Expedition Details
Duration: Approximately 8 hours. There is sometimes a slight variation due to wildlife activity and interactions or weather conditions. Our expedition vessel 'Alison Maree' is the newest, safest and most stable vessel in Bremer Bay, purpose built for the Southern Ocean.
DAILY departure from January - April, dependent on weather conditions and minimum numbers.
Including: Catered Morning tea, Lunch, Afternoon tea all prepared fresh daily by the local Wellstead Museum Cafe, expert commentary by our on board Marine Biologist, Professional Photographer onboard every expedition, Photo's and a daily blog written by our marine biologist from your expedition.
Our Commitment To The Ocean And To The Planet
Naturaliste Charters are a local, family-owned business and proud founders of Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions here in Western Australia since 2009 and launched our first-ever Orca Whale Watching in Bremer Bay in 2015.
We have always maintained our commitment to operating sustainably, putting the needs of the environment and local community first. We employ and train members of the local community while supporting and purchasing goods and services from local suppliers whenever possible.
Working alongside our team of marine biologists, we have developed educational resources, work experience opportunities, internship programs, and marine science programs in local schools. We are also proud to be long-time participants in local community events. Our commitment to high-quality eco-tourism experiences, nature conservation, and the support of local communities has been recognized and awarded with an ECO Tourism Certification.
Cruise The Ocean In Comfort And Luxury
Experience the ocean like never before as you journey with us to the Southern Ocean aboard our luxury vessel, Alison Maree. This sturdy catamaran is 20 metres long, built right here in Western Australia to handle local Southern oceanic conditions. She has been thoughtfully designed with three spacious viewing decks and an air-conditioned interior. Visit the wheelhouse for a 360-degree panoramic view of the ocean, or pop into the saloon where seat-to-ceiling windows allow for uninterrupted wildlife viewing. Our state of the art 3D plotter also provides an exceptional watching experience. This spacious vessel comes equipped with two toilets and basin facilities for your comfort. Be sure to enjoy some complimentary snacks from the galley and take lots of pictures as you bask in the wonder of ocean life. Don’t worry, we have a powerful charging system to support every device at once, so you can keep snapping up each moment.
Experience The Seas With A Marine Biologist
Our world-class expeditions and whale watching tours are exciting, inspiring, and educational experiences that create lifelong memories. All of our crew members are highly experienced in finding wildlife and have expert knowledge of the Southern Ocean. They are fully trained in all aspects of marine safety and are experts at reading the weather conditions. They constantly monitor meteorological forecasts so that they can respond professionally to any changes.
Our world-class crew lives, breathes and thrives on respecting the environment while having fun on the water. We go above and beyond when creating extraordinary, educational experiences for our guests, ensuring that you travel safely and comfortably while having the time of your life.
We are proud to say that each expedition is led by a qualified Marine Biologist with extensive knowledge and experience in local marine ecology, wildlife, and environmental education. This ensures you are receiving correct and current high calibre information in real-time. You even get to assist and observe our marine biologists in their “natural habitat” as they conduct their marine research on board. Their in-depth knowledge of the ocean and its inhabitants allows them to deliver informative, educational, and inspiring experiences to all our guests, telling you the story as it unfolds right before your eyes!
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