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Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

  • Head out to Platypus Bay for a 6-hour whale watching tour
  • Learn about the humpback whale and their migration to the Antarctic
  • Enjoy morning and afternoon tea and a buffet lunch on this premium tour
Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise
From US$74,17
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Premium Whale Watching Cruise. Rate for up to 2 adults and up to 3 children. Child ages are 4-14years, Under 4 are infants and as such free
Enjoy the majestic migration of humpback whales on this 6-hour whale watching cruise from Hervey Bay. Listen to informative commentary about the whales and their migration towards the Antarctic from your guides. This premium tour includes morning tea, a buffet lunch, and an afternoon tea with fruits and cheeses.
What to Expect

Begin your day at Great Sandy Strait Marina and hop on the 58-foot catamaran to start your premium whale watching tour.

Spend the day searching for humpback whales at Hervey Bay and Platypus Bay during their annual migration to the Antarctic. Listen to informative commentary about the whales and their migration while enjoying tea, coffee, and snacks throughout the day.

Sightings usually include fin splashes, tail slaps, and breaches from pods of whales as well as dolphins, turtles, and seabirds. The catamaran is equipped with a hydrophone, allowing you to listen to whale noises on board.

Enjoy a lunch buffet on board as you view the western beaches of Fraser Island. After a few afternoon nibbles, head back to the dock and head back to your hotel on the complimentary shuttle service.

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Reviewed today
Excellent day activity

The friendly stuff and the good food in addition to the numerous whales we saw made it a perfect trip.

Thank Johannes H
Reviewed yesterday
Spectacular day out watching whales

From the moment you board the Freedom III you are made to feel very welcome. The crew are fantastic. The food is fantastic , the scenery is fantastic and the experience of seeing whales up so close is spectacular. The crew began waving their arms...More

Thank amcintosh4603
Reviewed 4 days ago
Freedom Whale Watch Hervey Bay

Fantastic day. This is my second trip with Freedom in 2 years. This time I took my son, daughter-in-law, grandsons and best friend. We had a wonderful day and the grandsons had an unforgettable and special experience. I can't fault anything...the food was delicious, the...More

Thank Jennifer Divyaj... M
Reviewed 4 days ago
whale watching

We had the most magnificent day, the crew were fantastic, food great, and the whales put on a real show for us. We saw so many on our day out, they even stayed with us while we had lunch on deck, they passed underneath the...More

Thank skittles12018
Reviewed 5 days ago
Whale Watching

Today was spectacular. Saw so many whales, but the best was a "fight Pod" of 5 males having heated discussions over who would win the female. Thanks to Keith, Dave and Ivan for an awesome day

Thank trawillis54
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