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19th-century whaling

Davidson Whaling Station Historic Site

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Overview

COVID-safe tours and events

In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

Join an experienced local guide on a tour of the historic Davidson Whaling Station. Learn about the area’s legendary killer whales and how they helped whaling operations.

Where
Davidson Whaling Station, Davidson Whaling Station Historic Site
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Easy. Suitable for adults and children 6 years and over. There are a few steps down to the beach from the historic site.
Price
Minimum $360 per group (8 participants minimum).
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Davidson Whaling Station car park.
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing
Bookings
Bookings required. Email or phone 02 6495 5000 or 0448 765 381.
Availability
Available on request. Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Earliest start 10am, latest finish 3pm.

Discover the fascinating whaling history of the Eden area on a guided tour of Davidson Whaling Station historic site. Located at Kiah Inlet on the shores of Twofold Bay, just a short drive from Ben Boyd National Park, you’ll be transported back to the mid-1800s as you walk around the cottage and museum where the Davidson family once lived.

Hear about the whaling history of Twofold Bay, its legendary killer whales and their contribution to shore-based whaling. Experience the lives of early settlers and enjoy a walk through this special place.

Please bring a water bottle and hat. It’s a good idea to wear sunscreen and bring a jumper in case of cool weather. Tea and coffee provided as a light refreshment.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info