Ferry Transfer & Half Day Tours of Woody Island depart daily. Enjoy the 40 minute ferry ride across the bay via our favourite spots to look for white-bellied sea eagles, dolphins, sea lions and seals before arriving on Woody Island. Relax and enjoy morning tea in the Visitors Centre overlooking Shearwater Bay.
Join us on the guided walk and learn the history of the island, as well as discover the wildlife that call the Nature Reserve home. After, snorkel or explore the nature trails and scenic lookouts, go fishing, or just relax on the bay or at the Woody Island Visitor Centre. Check out our lunch menu and grab a bite to eat before you head back to Esperance. Day trips to Woody Island are approximately 5 hours return (half day on the Island).
(Monday to Sunday)
Arrive back in Esperance: approx. 2:00PM
Estimated travel time 40 minutes – Vessel capacity 26 seats
Availability subject to weather – Minimum numbers required
Woody Island Departure Point
Taylor Street Jetty
Woody Island Eco Tours suggests you park your car on Taylor Street or the Esplanade. Don’t leave any valuables inside.
Check-in & Boarding
Please check-in 15-20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure.
On arrival at the boat, please proceed to the check-in and board with your surname.
The crew are there to assist with storing of luggage and boarding the boat. Please let us know how we can assist you.
All luggage and personal items are transported entirely at the risk of the ticket holder. We will always take the utmost care with your belongings, but as we cannot inspect the condition or the method of packing by the ticket holder we do not accept any liability for damage to any items.
Please be aware that all luggage is handled by hand by Woody Island Eco Tours staff- let us know if you have any fragile items. Please make sure that all luggage and food is stored in zip tight bags or plastic storage containers that are easily carried to avoid damage or goods spilling during transit. Packed Eskies and heavy items must be restricted to a maximum of 30kg due to the manual handling of these items. Items of value should be packed in hand luggage and kept on your person. Woody Island Eco Tours has the right to refuse any excess weight items or incorrectly packaged luggage and accepts no responsibility for damage or loss to luggage carried throughout transit.
We can accept kayaks, paddle boards and other large items with prior arrangement. Woody Island Eco Tours reserves the right to refuse these oversized items, if not arranged beforehand and if no space is available on the ferry.
- Prices valid until 30th June 2019
- Food & Drinks available to purchase on the island (EFTPOS available)
- Wi-Fi available in the Island Visitor Centre
- Snorkeling and fishing gear available for rental and/or purchase on the island.