Whale watching season on the Gold Coast is from early June to late October.
Gold Coast Whale Watching Tours
Courses, Experiences, Tours – More things to do
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)
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)
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)
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)
Tours to Book Online
Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
The only whale watching cruise departs from Surfers Paradise. 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.
Whale Watching Adventure – Small Boat – Private Atmosphere, Runaway Bay
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
This is the way to go whale watching is what most of our guests say. Come on board of our fast 6m long vessel in groups of no more than eight. Our experience shows that whales are less likely to feel intimidated by a smaller vessel. In fact, whales often change direction to check us out, providing incredibly close encounters. An experience that creates memories that will last a lifetimes. H I G H L I G H T S 2.5h return trip in a small group with maximum of 8 Hotel transfers available Knowledgeable staff Waterproof jackets provided Departs twice daily on most days
Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience, Main Beach
Duration: 3 hours
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 June to November. 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.
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.