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.
Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruises Brisbane
Courses, Experiences, Tours – More things to do
Eco Adventure Cruise, Full Day – Moreton Bay, Departs Brisbane Go on an unforgettable cruise into the sheltered crystal clear waters of Moreton Island and its Marine Park. This haven is home to many playful dolphins, the rare and shy dugongs, huge sea turtles and even whale watching encounters! (June-October) (from Adrenaline)
Whale Watching Cruise, 90 Minutes – Sunshine Coast Truly an experience you will never forget. Our Whale Watching tour gives you the opportunity to witness the spectacular humpback whale migration up the East Coast of Australia. Mooloolabas spectacular coastline is the perfect place to observe these majestic creatures as they frolic & play. (from Adrenaline)
Whale Watching Cruise – departs Main Beach Every Whale Watch tour is a unique experience. Humpback Whales are the stars of the show although our tours often encounter Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, sharks, turtles and albatross. If you dont see whales on your cruise, receive a free cruises to head out and see them again. (from Adrenaline)
Fraser Island National Park Tour with Whale Watching Fraser Island National Park Tour with Whale Watching (from Adrenaline)
Fraser Island Whale Watching Cruise Fraser Island Whale Watching Cruise (from Adrenaline)
Whale Watching Cruise – Gold Coast, QLD Join the longest Whale Watching Cruise on the Gold Coast, departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise. Experience Humpback Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins and Giant Loggerhead Turtles at close quarters! (from Adrenaline)
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)
Whale Watching, Without the Crowds – Mooloolaba, QLD Mooloolaba now offers the best and closest thing to a private whale watching experience you will find anywhere! With 23 passengers (maximum) on a huge 55 foot boat, you'll always get the perfect view! (from Adrenaline)
2 Hour Luxury Whale Watching Charter (Up To 8 People) – Gold Coast Board our spacious, modern luxury flybridge cruising catamaran for a spectacular 2hr whale watching charter cruise departing from Main Beach. (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)
Whale Watching Cruise, Family Pass – Gold Coast, QLD Join the longest Whale Watching Cruise on the Gold Coast, departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise. Experience Humpback Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins and Giant Loggerhead Turtles at close quarters! (from Adrenaline)
Tours to Book Online
Whale Watching Tour, Tewantin
Duration: 2 hours
Prepare for an experience like no other as you witness the majestic beauty of the humpback whale in Noosa¬ís aquatic playground during their annual migration. Beginning with a relaxing cruise down the Noosa River, you¬íll soak up the sights and views over Noosa from the water before Captain Nathan cruises out off Noosa heads in search of the friendly giants. Your nature focused cruise will take you to locations that cannot be fully appreciated from the land, including amazing natural cliff formations, emerald forests, hidden coves a‚Äãnd sweeping beaches. On finding the whales, you¬íll enjoy an awe inspiring experience that is difficult to put into words – Breaches, tail lobs & pectoral slaps are all part of the spectacular display, and if you come in the later ‚Äãhalf of the season you may even see a mama with her calf!
Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, Redcliffe
Duration: 5 hours
Enjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane¬ís 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.
Moreton Island Overnight Stay at Tangalooma Resort from Brisbane, Brisbane
Duration: 2 days
Explore the best of Moreton Island as you cruise Marine Park, sand board the desert, and visit Cape Moreton Lighthouse. Spot sharks, turtles, stingray and whales (in season). Enjoy a fresh picnic lunch including cold drinks, fresh fruits and cakes. Swim and relax at Blue Lagoon fresh water lake and spend the afternoon enjoying free time at Tangalooma Resort before feeding the wild dolphins under supervision from trained professionals.
Stradbroke Island 4WD Day Trip from Brisbane, Brisbane
Duration: 7 hours
Explore Stradbroke Island by 4WD on a day trip from Brisane. Seeing dolphins, manta rays, turtles and whales in season (from June to November) is always a treat. With pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Brisbane included, this tour has no stress attached to it. You'll enjoy morning tea at Brown Lake and a BBQ on the beach for lunch. Visiting all the hot spots and fantastic viewing points, you will take home many lasting memories of your visit with you.
Bribie Island Boat and 4×4 Beach Tour, Brisbane City
Duration: 8 hours
Naturally beautiful, Bribie Island is the only Morton Bay Island reached by bridge. This tour includes a scenic boat tour of Pumicestone Passage and a 4×4 tour of the beach. In the passage you can see Dugong or Dolphins during or boat tour.On our 4×4 beach trip in the season we have turtles nesting on the beach and whales breaching in the sea.The ecologically important Pumicestone Passage, formed by the channel which runs between Bribie Island and the Caboolture coastline, is protected marine park and a safe haven for dugongs, turtles, dolphins and a diverse birdlife and extensive network of mangrove swamps. There is also a fantastic surf beach which we will drive up.
Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane, Brisbane City
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Experience the best that Surfers Paradise has to offer on this day trip from Brisbane. Cruise the canals and see the homes of the Gold Coast's rich and famous. Watch humpback whales at play from your purpose built, whale watching vessel. After your cruise, there is some time (up to 2 hours) for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.