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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Fraser Coast, QLD
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Highlights

  • Cruise Hervey Bay on an eco friendly vessel
  • Get you up close to humpback whales
  • Knowledgeable skipper with over 28 years of experience provides commentary

See wild humpback whales in their habitat. One of the best whale watching tours in Queensland, this cruise will get you up close to some of the most majestic creatures of the sea. Owner and skipper Peter Lynch brings his years of experience and knowledge to your tour and provides expert commentary.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Full day whale watching cruise
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Buffet lunch
  • Complementary beverage (beer, wine or soft drink)
  • Plenty of shaded seating onboard
  • Courtesy bus transfers to and from your hotel
  • Access to hydrophone to listen to the whales
  • Multi-lingual crew and experienced skipper
  • Commentary
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • In water platform for whale viewing (if conditions are right)

It's an early start to the day with a courtesy bus ride to the Marina. Once you're there you'll climb aboard the modern, eco friendly boat with your small group; ready for your whale watching adventure! Take in the gorgeous views of calm, azure waters and tropical beaches while your crew takes you out the whales' playground. You'll enjoy a morning tea of baked goods and antipasto.

Once you get to the special spot, you'll go out on the decks and watch for the whales. You may see the majestic humpbacks displaying playful behavior such as tail-slapping, breaching, pectoral slapping or spy-hopping. Ensure you have your camera ready because you'll want to snap some photos of these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. A delicious buffet lunch will be served in the middle of the day where you can eat while watching the whales play in the ocean. You will also get a beverage of your choice; wine, beer or soft drink.

If the conditions are right you'll be able to go out onto a water platform to get closer to the whales and experience the majesty of these gentle giants up close. Throughout the cruise you'll hear commentary from the knowledgeable skipper, who has more than 28 years of experience dealing with marine mammals. Around 2:30 pm it's time to say goodbye to the whales and head back to shore. On the way back, you'll enjoy afternoon tea and some relaxation time on the decks. When you arrive back on the docks, you'll be able to board the courtesy bus and be driven back to your accommodation.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Cruise runs from 7:30am - 3:30pm
  • The courtesy bus will start picking passengers up at 6:30am
  • Whale watching season runs from 16 July - 23 Oct
  • Experience provider will confirm times

Numbers on the Day

The cruise runs with a minimum of 4 and maximum of 24 passengers.

Weather

This tour is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions at the discretion of the experience provider.

Dress Code

A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended. Sensible, non slip shoes are required. They cannot be black soled shoes as this marks the deck of the boat. Bring a jacket for when the sun goes down.

Other Info

Bring along your camera!

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Restrictions

Alcohol will only be served to passengers over the age of 18 years.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Cancelling:

  • Cancelling more than 7 days from the booking time: No charge
  • Cancelling more than 48 hours but less than 7 days from the booking time: 50 percent cancellation fee will be charged
  • Cancelling within 48 hours and no shows: you will incur an 100 percent cancellation fee
  • Participants advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances
  • The experience provider reserves the right to transfer guests to another vessel where appropriate
  • Change of participant is not permitted