Cat Balou Cruises and Whale Watching Eden

253 Imlay Street Eden Australia


Cat Balou Cruises operate from The Port of Eden, situated halfway between Sydney and Melbourne. Experience nature at its best when you cruise aboard the multi award winning 16 metre catamaran, Cat Balou. Ros and Gordon Butt have been owner/operators Cat Balou Cruises since 1987 and are among the most experienced whale watching operators in NSW. They also assist various research groups. Whale watching cruises depart daily from mid September until late November. Cat Balou Cruises have a 99 per cent success rate in sighting whales. The main species seen are Humpbacks heading south to the Antarctic. Cat Balou is equipped with a hydrophone to enable passengers to hear the whales singing. A whale guarantee applies if no whales are sighted. Albatross and Shearwaters are frequently seen, along with dolphins and seals. Twofold Bay Cruises operate all year. These highlight the history, natural beauty, industries of the historic whaling port. Dolphins and seals are seen on most trips. Coastal Wilderness Cruises view Ben Boyd National Park and Australia's coastal wilderness whilst watching for sea birds, dolphins, seals and whales (seasonal). On all cruises a live informative commentary is given and refreshments are included. Bookings essential.