Kalbarri Whale Watching with Reefwalker Charters Kalbarri
Western Australia |
Experience provided by Reefwalker Charters Kalbarri
Reefwalker Charters are the longest running whale watching company in Kalbarri and have been operating whale watching tours since 1992.
Kalbarri is privileged with seasonal visits of the majestic Humpback Whale and the occasional Southern Right Whale. They begin to migrate past Kalbarri from June
every year from the food-rich southern ocean to breeding grounds in the warm
The whales are seen traveling back south around August en route
to the colder seas to grow and mature. Following the continental shelf,
they embrace the coast as they travel through the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
These majestic creatures play, frolic & bask in the pristine waters of Gantheaume Bay on their migratory route along the West Australian coastline. Each whale watching trip is an opportunity to get close to these gentle giants, witnessing a unique phenomenon right on Kalbarri's doorstep.
In the rare event we are unable to sight whales, you’re most welcome to join the following scheduled tour free of charge.
Join Reefwalker Charters for a memorable whale watching experience!
Morning Tours available
Afternoon Tours available
*tours & times confirmed weather permitting and minimum numbers apply
All prices are quoted per person
Senior rates apply to holders of a valid Australian or New Zealand Seniors card
Children aged 3 to 12 years inclusive, are eligible for the child rate
Children, under 3 years join the tour free of charge
Family tickets are valid for 2 Adults and 2 Children up to the age of 12 years
Minimum 8 adults required to confirm tour
Thankyou for your booking. Please call Reefwalker Charters on 0417 931 091 at least 24 HOURS PRIOR To the tour departure time to confirm your booking with us.
The operator reserves the right to cancel or delay tours due to minimum numbers, inclement weather and the safety of the passengers.
Please meet at pen 1 / 166 Grey Street at the Kalbarri Maritime Facility atleast 15 mins before the tour departure time.
PLEASE BRING: hat, sunglasses, water, appropriate clothing/footwear & camera.
Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions for Kalbarri Whale Watching
REEFWALKER CHARTERS TERMS & CONDITIONS
Cancellations must be made in writing (post or email) and received by Reefwalker Charters before the time constraints detailed in our cancellations and conditions policy. To avoid any miscommunication, requests for cancellations or amendments over the phone will not be accepted.
*Cancellations made up to 3 days prior to the departure date will result in the loss of 10% of the total booking fee.
*Cancellations made 12 – 72 hours prior to the departure date will result in the loss of 50% of the total booking fee.
*Cancellations made within 12 hours prior to the departure date will not be refunded the total booking fee.
Reefwalker Charters accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage of any personal belongings of any passenger whilst on board our vessel. Guests must accept total responsibility for their own belongings.
HUMPBACK WHALE NO SIGHTING POLICY
Reefwalker Charters prides itself on delivering quality whale watching experiences. While we will do everything within our power to get you up close to these majestic creatures, we are relying on wild animals in their natural environment, therefore we cannot always guarantee sightings.
Humpback Whales are completely wild and are not trained, encouraged or coerced in any way to interact with our vessel. They can at times be unpredictable and the location and/or duration of time taken to locate them cannot be guaranteed or predicted. On the very rare occasion that we do have a no sighting of a Humpback Whale we have the following No Sighting Policy available to guests-
*A free repeat tour on the next available day
***A No Sighting is determined by the company or its representatives.
Missed tours cannot be refunded or rescheduled ( please check your booking confirmation dates carefully).
Reefwalker Charters offer Sunset Cliff Cruises, and is a personal choice. This being the case, Reefwalker Charters expects each passenger understands any risks involved and is personally able to accept such risks as part of the charter offered. Reefwalker Charters shall not be liable for any death, personal injury, or loss or damage to property.
All passengers shall comply with any direction given for the safety of the vessel and comfort of passengers and agree that wilful non-compliance with such directions may result in an immediate return to the embarkment point without refund. It is a condition of booking and undertaking a charter that any passenger indemnify Reefwalker Charters for all wilful damage caused by any such non-compliant passenger.
All passengers of Reefwalker Charters shall be liable for any costs associated with repairs and/or replacement of the vessel and/or equipment which occurs as a result of wilful damage.
Reefwalker Charters endeavour to operate all charters in safe and appropriate weather conditions. Weather is monitored closely at all times and in the event the conditions are considered to be unsafe Reefwalker Charters reserve the right to cancel charters up until the intended departure time. All effort is made to give as much prior notice of cancellation as possible but no liability is accepted for inconvenience or last minute change of charter plans by Reefwalker Charters. Passengers have the option to be refunded their payment in full or to reschedule a booking for another charter date in this instance.
Reefwalker Charters recommend comfortable clothing of a lightweight material for most days and occasions. It is recommended to bring along a jumper and /or windproof jacket as the conditions at sea are often harsher than what you will experience on land. Reefwalker Charters have the right to ask any passenger to wear a life jacket at any time.
Reefwalker Charters recommend appropriate covered shoes to be worn at all times during the charter.
Children On board
Reefwalker Charters requests that children on board are supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must inforce that their child/children abide by Reefwalker Charter’s rules & regulations that are explained during the safety brief prior to departure. Children are prohibited from the fly bridge and wheel house/cabin of the vessel at all times due to safety reasons.
It is recommended passengers use seasickness tablets according to personal needs. In the event a passenger gets seasick, Reefwalker Charters cannot bring any passenger back to the embarkment point until the charter is completed. Reefwalker Charters are not responsible or obliged to give cash refunds or offer an alternate outing to any passenger. Reefwalker Charters do not supply sea sickness tablets.
Smoking is not permitted throughout the vessel.
Reefwalker Charters permits passengers to bring their own alcohol on board and this will need to be discussed prior to departure with the Reefwalker skipper. Reefwalker Charters reserves the right to refuse alcohol to any passenger at any time during the charter. If any passenger arrives under the influence of alcohol, Reefwalker Charters have the right to refuse boarding to such a passenger. Any abusive or inappropriate behaviour on board, while under the influence of alcohol, or indeed at any time, will give Reefwalker Charters the right to organize the removal from charter of such a passenger, or indeed terminate the charter completely. Refund of charter cost is not applicable in any way in this instance.
Reefwalker Charters emphasize the risks of personal injury or loss of life, damage to or loss of property that can be sustained on boats. Alcohol consumption by a passenger does affect your ability to adapt to the conditions present at sea and stress the importance of minimal alcohol consumption levels. Reefwalker Charters are alleviated from any liability caused from passengers not adhering to or conforming to stated recommendations and rules outlined by crew on board the vessel.
Alcohol is preferred in Cans