WOODY ISLAND FERRY BOAT

Woody Island Eco Tours’s passenger ferry service operates daily (excl. Christmas Day) between Esperance and Woody Island; from August till late May. Our maximum capacity is 48 passengers and it takes approx. 30 minutes for the direct 15km crossing. Our 17.5m catamaran, the ‘Cetacean Explorer’, is the ultimate in comfort, stability and safety – purpose built for the Southern Ocean. With spacious viewing decks, our vessel offers uninterrupted views of the beautiful islands and wildlife.

“Cetacean Explorer” VESSEL SPECIFICATIONS

Year Built 2002
Year Refitted 2015
Length 17.5 Metres
Max Power 1000h Power
Engine 2x 500hp Cummins
Beam 5.5 Metres
Draught 6mm
Displacement 16 Tonnes
Fuel 2x 1800L
Total Fuel 2600 Litres
Top Speed 25 Knots
Cruising Speed 18 Knots
Max Number of Passengers 48
Crew 2 Crew Licensed