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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$75,70
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Premium Whale Watching Cruise per person rate
From US$75,74
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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
From US$90,89
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 14 January 2018
A beautiful way to spend a day

This was not the first time we’ve been whale watching but it was certainly our best. Freedom offers a more intimate trip with a friendly crew and a small number of patrons aboard compared to bigger vessels. The boat offers plenty of room to move...More

2  Thank CheznBill
Reviewed 13 November 2017
Fabulous Whale Watching Day

My Wife and I spent a day with Keith and his fantastic crew on Freedom III. From the moment we boarded the beautiful vessel we were made to feel extremely welcome and encouraged to make ourselves at home. Keith's excellent safety briefing was both very...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 5 November 2017
Fantastic experience

We went out with Keith and his crew a couple of weeks ago. Freedom definitely deserves it's number 1 spot on Tripadvisor. I have been on a few whale watching trips around the world, and this was the best. Small boat, lovely atmosphere, amazing food...More

2  Thank HarryOscar
Reviewed 30 October 2017
Fantastic day on the water

What a wonderful day we had with Freedom. We were lucky enough to be on the last trip for the season 2017 and what a treat it was. Saw lots of mama whales with their babies. The boat is comfortable the food is magnificent and...More

1  Thank Katemc435
Reviewed 30 October 2017
Fantastic Day

We chose this cruise at it was a full day. Turned out to be a good decision as this whole day was wonderful. I have wanted to see whales for a long time and this day exceeded all my expectations. There were only 20/25 people...More

1  Thank Karen44
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