Hervey Bay 3 Hour Whale Watching Cruise

Seasonal
Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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5.01 review

Highlights & inclusions

3 Hour Whale Watching Cruise
Free snack and soft drinks onboard
Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalist
Fast, stable, and eco-friendly small group tour
Sightings guaranteed or get a free return ticket
EXCLUSIVE interaction with onboard whale researcher

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Sun, Apr 21, 2024

What you can expect

Encounter majestic Humpback Whales on a 3 hour whale watching cruise from Hervey Bay. Book this whale watching cruise online here and travel with the experts from Pacific Whale Foundation as they take you on the water to spot Humpback Whales on their annual migration. Cruising on a modern, eco friendly vessel, listen to fascinating commentary as you witness whale behaviours including breaches, tail slaps and spy hopping. This is an amazing opportunity to observe Humpback Whales playing and interacting with each other in the wild and due to the huge number of whales visiting Hervey Bay each year, whale sightings are guaranteed during mid July to October or you travel again for FREE. The comfortable vessel also features an underwater hydrophone that picks up the mysterious tones of the whale song with panoramic water level views all around the boat to view these curious mammals. Complimentary snacks, soft drinks and a whale watching guide is included in the experience. Passengers can join these whale watching cruises daily at 7am, 11am and 2.30pm from Urangan, Hervey Bay. Don't miss out on Hervey Bay's whale watch season. Book this whale watching cruise online here!

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • 3 Hour Whale Watching Cruise in Hervey Bay
  • Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalists
  • Interaction with onboard whale Researcher
  • Underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs
  • Onboard Jr. Naturalist Programme and free activity booklet
  • Free snack and soft drinks onboard
  • Free Pacific Whale Foundation full colour Whalewatch Guide
  • Whale sightings guaranteed from July 16th to October 9th or you travel again for FREE.
Exclusions
  • Hotel transfers
Highlights
  • Hervey Bay’s newest, state of the art vessel
  • Fast, stable, and eco-friendly
  • Forward-facing seats with plenty of room and shade
  • Panoramic water-level “whale’s eye” views
  • Full size toilet facilities onboard
  • Small-group experience with excellent photo opportunities
Seasons
  • Whale Watch Season: mid July - late October
Time
  • Whale Watching Cruises depart 3 times daily, 7am-10am, 11am-2pm and 2.30pm-5.30pm from Shop 4, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Buccaneer Dr, Urangan QLD 4655
  • 7am departure time is available on selected dates, 11am and 2.30pm departures operate daily during season
  • Boarding 30 minutes prior to departure time
Duration
  • 3 hours
What To Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
Additional Information
  • Children under the age of 6 not permitted on this cruise
  • Seniors (age 65 + over), students (age 16-22) & other concession card holders - must present valid ID at check-in
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice

Recent reviews

51 review
5

Great day out! Millie & Sharon? (Sorry if i got the names wrong) Operated our tour , wealth of information & superb in steering the vessel. Very Impressive! Great to see young women doing the job with ease. 3 hrs went by so quickly. Highly recommend.

Awesome day out. 3 hrs went by so quickly. Great information about the whales. Millie & Sharon operated the tour who were just amazing! We were very impressed with how they operated the vessel. Highly recommend. Great to know all monies go back into marine research.

Sue-Ellen Whalan over 2 years ago

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$109.00AUD
or 4 x $27.25 with more info
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