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Whale Watching Cruise - 2.5 Hours

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  • Get up close with the giants of the sea
  • Spacious three level vessel with six outdoor viewing platforms
  • Chance to spot bottlenose dolphins, common dolphins, sharks, turtles and albatross

Seize the rare opportunity to spot humpback whales in their natural habitat. This 2.5-hour whale watching cruise offers stunning views of the Gold Coast as you cruise to the nearby waters of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Witness these beautiful creatures breach, swim and jump out of the water!

What's Included?

  • 2.5 hour whale watching cruise
  • Experienced crew

If you've always dreamt of encountering humpback whales in their natural habitat, this cruise is for you. Departing from Sea World in Main Beach, revel in the panoramic views of the Gold Coast as you journey past South Stradbroke Island. Only 20 minutes into your whale watching cruise and you will enter the Australian Whale Sanctuary waters, established to protect all threatened and migratory species. Your spacious, air-conditioned vessel offers large tinted windows, first class seating and six outdoor viewing platforms ensuring comfort and magnificent views. Here the humpback whales are the star of the show as they breach, swim and jump out of the water, however you might be lucky enough to spot dolphins, sharks, turtles and albatross along the way. Experience the anticipation and excitement when you first sight the famous 'blow' or splash in the distance!

NOTE: If you don't see whales on your cruise, the provider will give you a FREE return cruise.

Session Length

  • Cruise is 2.5 hours in duration
  • Boarding commences 15 minutes prior to departure time
  • Operates daily at 7:30am, 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm, between June 1 and October 31


You have to be 18+ to be served alcohol. Photo ID may be required.


  • If your tour fails to sight a whale, the provider will give you a FREE return cruise
  • Available between June 1 and October 31 ONLY
  • Guests must be 18 years and older to be served alcohol; photo ID may be required


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

Numbers on the Day

This experience runs with a minimum of 20 passengers and a maximum of 70 passengers.


In the event of cancellation due to extreme weather conditions your experience will be rescheduled for a later date.

Dress Code

Smart casual is required on this cruise.

The cruise departs from Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD.