Welcome to Augusta
Although not the smallest state capital in America (an honor reserved for Montpelier, Vermont), Augusta sure feels like it. Overlooking a peaceful stretch of the Kennebec River, boaters still cast for dinner while the glittering dome of the State House looms just over the treeline.While there isn't much reason to venture here, there are several fine historic sites (a good history museum, an old wooden fort) and some... Read More
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Whale-Watching Tour from Augusta or Perth with Optional Captain's Lounge Upgrade
Welcome aboard the Steep Point, the largest and most comfortable in its fleet. This luxurious 25-metre stable vessel provides an excellent platform for whale watching, with 5 viewing decks from which you can sight the magnificent Humpback, Southern Right and occasionally, the very rare Blue Whale along with Seals, Dolphins and migratory bird life from all over the world. With a passenger capacity of 72 people, the vessel also has an enclosed viewing saloon with fully licensed bar and cafe facilities. Enjoy this amazing experience in comfort and style.Whale-Watching cruises are seasonal and depart from two different location dependent on the time of year. Cruise departs from Augusta June to August and from Perth September to November. Cruises from Augusta travel through the waters of Flinders Bay, while Perth cruises traveling from Sardine Jetty taking in sights of the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor.VIP Captain’s LoungeYou have the option to upgrade to the VIP Captain's Lounge experience. Receive premium service from your Captain’s Lounge crew and informative commentary about the whales and marine wildlife of the area. The VIP Lounge has spacious, luxury seating from a high vantage point with easy access to fore-deck whale viewing platforms as well as exclusive grandstand position in the heart of the vessel command center. Have the opportunity to participate in whale research and you also have a private TV screen with a direct feed from the on-board Whale Theater so you won’t miss any of the amazing whale presentations.Gain access to early boarding of the vessel as well as complimentary tea or espresso coffee on arrival at check in. Throughout the duration of your cruise, complimentary canapes, local wines, beers, soft drink, juice, tea & coffee will be available. With uninterrupted viewing and unlimited photography opportunities, this is an incredible whale watching experience.