Whale watching season along the Queensland coast is from June to late October. Book early so you don't miss out. The Hervey Bay annual whale watching season is from August to November. The Hervey Bay Whale Festival is held in August. Hervey Bay is 300km north of Brisbane. See Hervey Bay Whale Watch cruises.
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Swim with the Whales – Mooloolaba The opportunity to swim with a humpback whale is a rare and very special one something that people who have experienced it have described as life changing. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. (from Adrenaline)
Brisbane Whale Watching Cruise (Includes Lunch) There quite clearly is no better place to observe the mighty Humpback Whales than Brisbanes Moreton Bay, acknowledged as one of the worlds best whale watching destinations in the world. (from Adrenaline)
Whale Watching Cruise (Whale Sighting Guarantee) – Mooloolaba Get on board this Whale Watching Cruise from Mooloolaba for close encounters with magnificent Hump Back Whales as they migrate up and down the east coast of Australia. (from Adrenaline)
Tours to Book Online
Whalesong Fraser and Whale Watch SuperTicket, Hervey Bay
Combining the One Day Fraser Explorer Tour with a Morning Whale Watch Cruises with Whalesong.
Morning or Afternoon Whale Watching Tour on the MV Whalesong, Hervey Bay
Go on a half-day adventure with the whale and dolphin specialists aboard the MV Whalesong – Hervey Bay's premium mid-sized whale watching and charter boat, with a strong focus on ecological practices and sustainability. Experience amazingly close whale encounters, otherwise known as a “mugging”. This is when the whales are so close to the boat that they turn off the engines. The whales choose to come right up to the side of the vessel. Newest in the fleet, this boat was built specifically for amazing whale and dolphin viewing. Low passenger numbers mean that everyone has a chance to get a great view of the action from both inside and outside the vessel.
Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise, Hervey Bay
Join a whale watching cruise in Hervey Bay. Sit back and relax enjoying the breathtaking sights as you cruise past the beautiful white sandy beaches of Fraser Island and venture into the whales' playground. Cruise in superior comfort and style aboard this first class fast cat cruiser and spend more time with the whales. Choose between a morning or afternoon tour which includes morning or afternoon tea and a souvenir whale DVD to take home with you. Get the most from your once in a lifetime experience.
North Stradbroke Island Day Tour, Brisbane City
Experience the magic of Brisbane's closest island, North Stradbroke Island. Feel miles away from the city in only 90 minutes. Visit the Best Beach in Queensland for 2017! See the wildlife; koalas, kangaroos, turtles, manta rays, whales (in season) and so much more, all in one day!
Whale Watching Cruise from Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
Set out on a whale watching tour from Mooloolaba to see humpback whales on their annual migration between Australia and Antarctica. Your 3-hour cruise is limited to 22 people, which allows for great viewing opportunities without the crowds. Have the chance to see whales frolicking in their natural habitat, and look for dolphins too. The informative and friendly crew shares in-depth knowledge on the marine life of the region that you get to see firsthand.
Fast Fun and Exciting Whale Watching from Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba
This is a fun fast way to get out and about whilst out at sea looking for the whales. Once the whales have been spotted we slow down, place Hela-Va Jet into neutral, open the doors and you can observe the whales at a viewpoint not many will ever experience, so close to sea level. We are entering an uncontrolled environment and what ever happens it's on the whale's terms. On the way back the skipper will hit the peddle and have a bit of fun. This is not a thrill ride but some fun. Height & weight restrictions apply. Height – 1.3 m Weight – Max 110 Kg.
Premier Whale Watching Byron Bay, Byron Bay
Enjoy a once in a lifetime, close encounter with the largest species on Earth aboard Byron Bay's #1 most impressive vessel. (June- November) Join us and our marine biologist on our Premier Whale Watching Cruise. Depart from Ballina's Richmond River and enter the stunning waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Encounter astonishing Humpback Whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the iconic coastline between Byron Bay and Ballina. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery while listening to live Humpback Whale song using our specialised underwater hydrophone. Our friendly Marine Biologist will share in-depth knowledge of the area, local points of interest & encounters we experience within Byron's Marine Park.The migration of whales is a significant feat & a spectacular event to witness as they frolic & breach. At more than 2,500-kms, this is considered one of the longest migrations in the animal kingdom. Free transfers from Byron Bay & Lennox Head
Tangalooma Island Resort Premium Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise with Whale Watching, Brisbane
Departing from Brisbane, the Premium Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise with Whale Watching takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can enjoy a short stop at Tangalooma Island Resort before venturing out into Moreton Bay to search for humpback whales. From the comfort of Australia's largest, purpose built whale watching vessel, encounter these gentle giants up close and in their natural environment. Lunch is served on board the 3-hour cruise. Then, enjoy the afternoon at Tangalooma Island Resort followed by the Dolphin Feeding Experience supervised by the Doplhin Care team at dusk – the highlight of any visit to Tangalooma! Watch them as they grace the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort for their nightly feed, then join one of the local Eco Rangers to hand feed them some fish. And be sure to smile, the photographers are there to capture your perfect day out!
Tangalooma Island Resort Classic Whale Watching Day Cruise, Brisbane
Departing from Brisbane, the Classic Whale Watching Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can enjoy a short stop at Tangalooma Island Resort before venturing out into Moreton Bay to search for humpback whales. From the comfort of Australia's largest, purpose built whale watching vessel, encounter these gentle giants up close and in their natural environment. Lunch is served on board. Enjoy another short stop at the resort – perfect for relaxing on the beach or grabbing an ice cream, before heading back to Brisbane.
Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise with Whale Watching, Brisbane
Departing from Brisbane, the Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise with Whale Watching takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can enjoy a short stop at Tangalooma Island Resort before venturing out into Moreton Bay to search for humpback whales. From the comfort of Australia's largest, purpose built whale watching vessel, get the chance to see these gentle giants in their natural environment. Lunch is served on board the 3 hour cruise. Then, enjoy the afternoon at Tangalooma Island Resort followed by the Dolphin Viewing Experience at dusk. From the vantage point of the jetty you can witness the arrival of the wild dolphins in their natural habitat. With presentations from the resident marine experts, what better way to cap off a jam-packed day!
3-Day Southern Great Barrier Reef Tour Including Lady Musgrave Island, Brisbane
Enjoy this 3-day guided tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two nights at a beach resort, and take a day trip to Lady Musgrave Island for a slice of paradise on the southern section of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit the world's largest turtle research center (April to October), experience Mon Repos Turtle Centre's conservation experience (November to March), or try to spot humpback whales (June to November). Take part in optional activities such as scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, and surfing on this trip to one of the world's natural wonders! Round-trip transport from Gold Coast, Brisbane or Sunshine Coast is included.
Mooloolaba Whale Watching Cruise, Mooloolaba
Prepare to be amazed and humbled as you witness these magnificent whales up close and in their natural environment as we cruise off the coast of Mooloolaba. Whale sightings guaranteed – if you don't see any you can cruise again for free during the same season.
Whale Watching and Swim with Whales Cruise from Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba
The opportunity to swim with a humpback whale is a rare and very special one – something that people who have experienced it have described as life changing.
Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise, Fraser Island
Watch whales dive and play on a whale-watching cruise from Hervey Bay. Cruising in a catamaran specially designed for whale watching, enjoy encounters with majestic humpback whales from the viewing platform or underwater windows. Get more out of your wildlife encounter with experienced staff to guide you, and hear a detailed commentary about whales and their marine environment.
Morning or Afternoon Gold Coast Whale Watching Cruise, Gold Coast
Cruise aboard a luxury, high-speed catamaran for 2.5 hours of seasonal whale watching with experts from the Gold Coast. Witness the annual humpback whale migration from June through October aboard a boat that takes off from Mariners Cove Marina. A marine biologist explains all the action you see. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea, depending on your selected time.
Sea World Whale Watch Cruise on the Gold Coast, Gold Coast
Experience the excitement and adventure of whale watching with the marine experts Sea World Whale Watch. Within minutes of departure you will be assisting the crew to find Humpback Whales by scanning the horizon for the famous blow. Humpbacks are the most playful and inquisitive of the great whales and therefore a favourite with whale watchers.Expert tour guides broaden and deepen your understanding of these gentle giants with an incredible array of custom-designed 3D whale movies, Virtual Tour map displays and the interactive wonder of listening to live whale songs via an underwater microphone.Four levels of outside viewing decks, spacious interiors, large tinted windows and first class seating provide a superior level of luxury and comfort while the state of the art vessel design ensures the whales and their ocean environment are not harmed.And from June to October you will be provided with a FULL REFUND if your tour fails to sight a whale.
Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise, Byron Bay
Whale watching tours are offered between June and October each year. The trips are small and personalised with a maximum of 12 customers per tour and take around 3 and a half hours from start to finish. The migration route of the Australian east coast Humpback whale brings them in such close proximity to Byron Bay's Cape Byron it is likely you will encounter several whales during your tour. This also allows quick access to the waters used by migrating humpback whales.Therefore there are no long boat rides to and from whale watching sites and your whale watching adventure begins immediately. The whale watching guides will impart interesting facts about the migrating whales as well as Cape Byron Marine Park's many other sea creatures including dolphins, sea turtles and many different species of sea bird. Each of Whale watching vessels is equipped with a hydrophone so you can listen to the Humpback whales amazing whale song.
Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience, Gold Coast
Get excited and be amazed on this 3-hour Gold Coast Whale Watching tour. Witness the beauty of the Humpback Whales as they migrate past the Gold Coast from May to October. This family-owned and operated business with over 20 years whale watching experience is committed to offering you the best customer service and memories to last a lifetime. With caring and knowledgeable crew who are focused on your comfort and safety as well as guaranteed whale sightings, you can travel with peace of mind.
Whitsundays Whale Watching Cruise from Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach
Join this small-group whale watching cruise for a boutique whale watching experience like you've never seen before! A maximum of 8 guests on a 30 foot boat – relax and enjoy your day without the crowds. Get up close and personal with these spectacular animals in their natural environment, and then enjoy a picnic morning or afternoon tea on board the vessel.
Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane
Enjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane's Moreton Bay between the months of June and November. Be amazed as you watch these gentle giants of the sea breech and play within meters of the luxury high-speed catamaran. Your whale watching cruise includes a gourmet buffet lunch including fresh tiger prawns, cold meats and salads. Choose to join the whale watching cruise at Redcliffe Jetty or include roundtrip coach transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast.
Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from the Gold Coast, Gold Coast
See magnificent humpback whales at play on this half-day cruise from the Gold Coast. You'll enjoy unobstructed 360 degree views from all three decks of your purpose built vessel and the experienced crew, including a marine naturalist guide, will provide the closest whale encounters possible. Small group sizes, guaranteeing rail side position which makes it one of Gold Coast's most intimate whale watching experiences.