Port Fairy Pelagic Tour - Tour P1

2017 Tour Dates

Sunday 15 January 2017 Cancelled due to bad weather
Sunday 19 February 2017 Cancelled due to bad weather
Sunday 19 March 2017 See report here
Sunday 2 April 2017 See report here
Sunday 23 April 2017 See report here
Sunday 14 May 2017 See report here
Sunday 18 June 2017 Full - Taking Emergency Bookings
Sunday 9 July 2017 Only a few spots left - Taking Bookings
Sunday 13 August 2017 Taking Bookings
Sunday 10 September 2017 Taking Bookings
Sunday 15 October 2017 Taking Bookings
Sunday 12 November 2017 Taking Bookings
Sunday 17 December 2017 Taking Bookings

Tour Cost: $180 per person
Number of Passengers: 21
Facilities: Proper toilet fitted.
Accommodation: Additional to cost of tour. Port Fairy has plenty of accommodation please contact the local visitor information centre for more details on 1300 656 564 or 03 5568 2682.
Meals: BYO Lunch. Morning tea available on board. The group generally meets at one of the local hotels for dinner on the night prior to tour (additional to cost of tour).

This full day tour can be run on a day to suit. From historical fishing village Port Fairy we head out to the continental shelf, approximately 30nm off shore where the sea floor drops away dramatically.

A pelagic tour is a great adventure and one of the only ways to see some of the world’s spectacular pelagic seabirds and marine mammals.

Touring off southern Australia gives you a wonderful chance of encountering up close and personal our spectacular albatrosses, shearwaters, petrels, storm petrels and more. It is a wonderful opportunity to see dolphins, whales, seals and other marine creatures.

Potential Birds

Little Penguin Black-browed Albatross Grey-headed Albatross
Yellow-nosed Albatross Buller’s Albatross Shy Albatross
Sooty Albatross Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Royal Albatross
Wandering Albatross Southern-giant Petrel Northern-giant Petrel
Southern Fulmar Cape Petrel White-chinned Petrel
Great-winged Petrel Soft-plumaged Petrel White-headed Petrel
Blue Petrel Gould’s Petrel Prions
Shearwaters Storm-petrels Terns
Gulls Australasian Gannet Black Faced Shag
Great Shearwater

Potential Marine Mammals

Bottle-nosed Dolphin Common Dolphin Southern Right Whale
Sperm Whale Blue Whale Fin Whale
Sei Whale Pilot Whale Killer Whale
Australian Fur Seal

As we are sailing off southern Australia tours may have to be cancelled or dates changed due to weather conditions.

2016 Tours

Sunday 11 December 2016 See report here
Sunday 27 November 2016 See report here
Sunday 20 November 2016 See report here
Sunday 24 October2016 See report here
Sunday 16 July 2016 See report here
Saturday 9 July 2016 See report here
Sunday 19 June 2016 See report here
Sunday 29 May 2016 See report here
Sunday 20 March 2016 See report here
Sunday 10 January 2016 See report here

2015 Tours

Sunday 13 December 2015 See report here
Sunday 15 November 2015 See report here
Sunday 08 November 2015 See report here
Sunday 20 September 2015 See report here
Sunday 9 August 2015 See report here
Sunday 19 July 2015 See report here
Sunday 14 June 2015 See report here
Sunday 17 May 2015 See report here
Sunday 12 April 2015 See report here
Sunday 22 March 2015 See report here
Sunday 8 February 2015 See report here

2014 Tours

Sunday 14 December 2014 See report here
Sunday 9 November 2014 See report here
Sunday 14 September 2014 See report here
Sunday 13 July 2014 See report here
Sunday 15 June 2014 See report here
Sunday 18 May 2014 See report here
Saturday 17 May 201 See report here
Sunday 13 April 20144 See report here
Sunday 12 January 2014 See report here

2013 Tours

Sunday 15 December 2013See report here
Sunday 17 November 2013 See report here
Sunday 27 October 2013 See report here
Sunday 15 September 2013 See report here
Sunday 8 September 2013 See report here
Sunday 19 May 2013 See report here
Sunday 14 April 2013 See report here

2012 Tours

Sunday 18 November 2012 See report here
Sunday 28 October 2012 See report here
Sunday 19 August 2012 See report here
Sunday 22 July 2012 See report here
Sunday 25 March 2012 See report here
Sunday 19 Feb. 2012 See report here


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