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Head of Bight

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Big lap trip in our caravan

Great experience watching mothers and calves frolicking very nearby. $12 admission and so good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

we went out the head of the bight expecting just to see cliffs and a beautiful beach - we got that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“whale watching”(37 reviews)
“see whales”(19 reviews)
“whale season”(17 reviews)
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Eyre Highway | 294 KM West of Ceduna, Ceduna, South Australia 5690, Australia
+61 8 8625 6201
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All reviews whale watching see whales whale season southern right whales off the highway entry fee viewing platform the cliff per adult well worth the stop board walk wheel chair picnic area small fee toilet facilities worth every cent scones
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience watching mothers and calves frolicking very nearby. $12 admission and so good. Went out on very expensive boat trip from Coral Bay but hardly saw one

Thank brianenno52
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went out the head of the bight expecting just to see cliffs and a beautiful beach - we got that and more - there were two southern right whales and their calves swimming around at he bottom of the cliffs - didn't even have...More

Thank Herbert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short distance along a dirt road off the Eyre Highway brings you to the Visitors Centre where the Bunda Cliffs begin. For a reasonable fee you can then walk several hundred metres to a boardwalk where you have the must stunning view of the...More

Thank MarleneBlundell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect Place to stop great little cafe and best spot to watch the whales easy walking platform to ocean dirt road in but very accessable

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of whales. Mothers and calves, young males trying to impress everyone with their tail flapping, flipper waving and breaching. Great to see.

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great facility for the area. Very good walkway down from carpark and then the whales and bubs are just there infront of you. As others have said check the board at the entrance, there were 5+ visible when visited. Take binoculars if you have them,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit in 2years o the Head of the Bight. It is a 10km drive from the highway and costs $15per adult ($12seniors) payable at the visitor centre.the centre has a small souvenirselection and ice creams and snacks. The walkway to the whale watching is...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must stop, just simply that. Cost is worth it and not much anyway. There was a gale force wind in effect when we got there and we managed to slip in during a break in the rain. Loved the views, even if we didn't...More

Thank gwenall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from Fowlers Bay, and the whales were there, just right there! Not sure about the numbers advertised, but cute as a button, they were there!! Big and beautiful. With calves! Cute little one tonners!! (or there abouts) Great views and facilities, with a...More

Thank Trevor and Sue M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We visited Head of Bight towards the end of our trip around Australia, when we were looking forward to getting home, and it turned out to be one of the best things we saw or did on our trip. The boardwalk leading down to the...More

Thank AnnieR437
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Anne G
14 March 2018|
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Response from jillreading08 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty of room for car and caravan.
31 March 2017|
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Response from Leanne C | Reviewed this property |
It's a 12km bitumen road.
Fran M
18 March 2017|
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Response from CocoMali | Reviewed this property |
We purchased a seniors ticket during the calving season. When we returned a few weeks later, and the whales had left we were allowed to go and look for free! I think the tickets in calving season are for one day only.