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Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises

#1 of 10 Tours in Forster Features Animals
Memorial Drive, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 419 333 445
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Better Than We Dared Dream

We had perfect weather, perfect seas and perfect whales. The Amaroo is a purpose built, stable and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wanderering1
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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A 'must do' experience

This is in my home town, and after living here for many years and seeing whales from the shore and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
katlou2
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Forster, Australia
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Memorial Drive, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had perfect weather, perfect seas and perfect whales. The Amaroo is a purpose built, stable and roomy vessel. Ideal for whale watching. The whales were hurrying north with lust on their minds so we had to go a little further off-shore than you do...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is in my home town, and after living here for many years and seeing whales from the shore and being thrilled with that, I never thought to go out on the boat for a close up experience. My first time was so amazing I...More

Thank katlou2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow! What a morning. Passengers boarding the sleek and modern Amaroo were guaranteed they would see a whale or our money back. Not only one whale but 12 pods accompanied the vessel, swimming alongside, gliding under and leading us on our journey. They flapped, flopped...More

Thank jeanened
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on this trip today with my son and grandson. Wow what a great morning. We saw at least 12 whales and they couldn't have been closer if you organised it that way. The Amaroo itself is magnificent and the crew were fantastic. Morning...More

Thank Darelle G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent the morning aboard the Amaroo with captain Matt and the crew. It was an amazing experience seeing in excess of 30 whales and lots of other sea life. WILL BE BACK!!

Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good one. Matt, the captain is a friendly and genuine host who informs you as to the conditions and likelihood of spotting whales. Julie keeps everyone well informed without information overload. Whales and dolphins were able to be observed at a respectful...More

Thank VisitfromVictoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a little overcast & lumpy but skipper Matt put us in the right spot every time.Great cruise,very polite & helpful crew.JUST DO IT,

Thank grandgrub01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went early June 2017, cruised alongside a pod of 3 whales. Excellent photo opportunities on a modern boat with great viewing deck. Very friendly staff and great info provided about different species and history of the local area. Highly recommended.

Thank kerry6685
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when on whale watching cruises in oct had a great time really took time to show us best view on whales captain was really friendly so was the staff on board

Thank Chloe441
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The 2 and half hour was excellent , we saw a pod of dolphins out side of 9 mile beach and stay a while to watch them play , Julie was tell us all about the area and oysters lease as we toured the area....More

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jspringborg
Wanting to come down to Forster for the weekend with my partner for a getaway weekend in the next few months. What are the best times for whale watching? Thank you.
14 May 2017|
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Response from Bill C |
Whales start northern migration beginning of June. Phone for latest information re weather & sightings. Regards Matt ...
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jspringborg
Wanting to come down to Forster for the weekend with my partner for a getaway weekend in the next few months. What are the best times for whale watching? Thank you.
14 May 2017|
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Response from Willow349 | Reviewed this property |
Just ring the guys at Amaroo they will tell you if whales are in the area yet. They are very helpful.
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Andrea H
What is the cost to do the dolphin boat sighting please?
21 April 2016|
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Response from janet c | Reviewed this property |
Dolphin watching: $45 adults, $40 pensioners/seniors, $25 children 4-16, or $125 for 2 adults and 2 children - includes morning tea Good weather at present
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