You will require this permit if you intend to operate a vessel or aircraft for the purpose of whale or other marine mammal watching or sightseeing trips. This tour involves the transportation of passengers to a location for the purpose of observation.
Permits for vessels and aircraft are available. Exclusion zones and distance restrictions between vessels and marine animals apply.
If you intend to conduct tours in a National Park or other areas managed by Parks Victoria, then you'll also need a Licensed Tour Operator Permit. Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.