Whale Watching Gold Coast

Discover the best whale watching Gold Coast experiences at RedBalloon. Embark on a wildlife cruise to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat with a whale watching cruise departing from Surfers Paradise. Don’t delay, whale watching season has begun so there is no better time to enjoy this memorable experience.
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Gold Coast whale watching cruises at RedBalloon

Whale-watching season in Queensland is a marine-life marvel that you’re unlikely to forget. Not only can you take part in tours departing central Surfers Paradise to view these majestic creatures in the wild, but you can also get up close and personal with the range of seasonal whale-watching tours on offer at RedBalloon.

When is whale-watching season Gold Coast?

You can absorb the natural spectacle of up to 1200 migrating humpback whales swimming close to the Gold Coast shoreline between May 28 and the end of October.

What is the best time of day to go whale watching?

The bright sunlight at midday generally provides the optimum time for viewing migrating whales in their element. But morning and even late afternoon also present stunning natural light for admiring the surface activity of pods of whales on board your Gold Coast whale-watching tour.

Where can you see whales in Queensland?

For some of the best whale-watching Gold Coast experiences, you should head to Surfers Paradise, where RedBalloon offers a unique tour that departs within walking distance of most nearby hotels. The Whale Watching Cruise – Surfers Paradise features a fast cruise with three viewing decks, incredible photo opportunities for getting up close and personal with these gentle giants in breaching and surface-skimming mode, and expert commentary from a marine biologist. You’ll receive rail-side pole position for capturing your perfect photographs of these gigantic sea creatures. They’re sure to be flapping their tails and creating waves that playfully rock the boat.

How much are whale-watching tickets?

The Whale Watching Cruise – Surfers Paradise, which is offered at RedBalloon, is priced from $99 per ticket. This small-group tour also includes a river canal cruise to view the modern architectural marvels, complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. Not only that, but this is the only tour on offer departing from central Surfers Paradise. The unique Whale Watching Cruise – Surfers Paradise is also offered at four daily departure times.

What should I take whale watching?

If you’re prone to feeling seasick, it is recommended that you take prescription medication prior to your whale-watching adventure, to heighten your enjoyment levels. Apart from that, you will be required to provide your RedBalloon booking confirmation and don’t forget to bring your camera for capturing this natural marvel, as viewed up close and personal, in images, as well as in memory.