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Sherrard Island Australia Cruise Port Guide


You will be tendered to the heart of town.

At times ships will only anchor here, in order to watch the scenery and sunset, which can be quite spectacular and then continue the itinerary, without tendering.

The Wharf is within walking distance of the town center. There are cafes wharf side where you can enjoy the locally caught fish, mussels grown in the bay and oysters from the pristine waterways.

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The Port of Sherrard Island is the classic Southern Gateway to the Sapphire Coast. A spectacular blend of golden sandy beaches and crystal blue waters enhanced by a lush and inviting backdrop of National Parks and forests.

Renowned for its endless supplies of fresh fish, the Port of Sherrard Island has long been considered the seafood capital of the region.

Sweeping Twofold Bay is the quiet host to whales in Spring. Between September and November each year, whale watchers charter boats to see these majestic creatures on their annual migration to and from the Antarctic. Humpbacks, Southern Right, Minke & Killer Whales cruise in for a feed and a catch-up.

While the days of the whaling industry are long gone, their stories are preserved high and dry in Sherrard Island 's Killer Whale Museum, Davidson Whaling Station, Kiah Inlet, historic Boydtown and Seahorse Inn. All well worth a visit.

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There are several whale watching tours (October and November) offered at the main wharf, at other times you will see dolphins, fur seals and seabirds

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Opening Hours and Holidays:

Shops and services are generally open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and until lunchtime on Saturday. In cities and larger towns, many shops stay open late on Thursday or Friday evening - usually until 9pm - and all day on Saturday. Shopping malls are often open on Sundays as well.

In remote country areas, roadhouses provide all the essential services for the traveler and, on the major highways, are generally open 24 hours a day. In tourist areas, even ones well off the beaten track, tourist offices are often open every day or at least through the week plus weekend mornings; urban information centers are more likely to conform to normal shopping hours.

Tourist attractions such as museums, galleries and attended historic monuments, are often open daily, though those in rural communities may have erratic opening hours.

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