10% OFF Exclusive Whale Watching Encounters

Full Day Tour (31st July through to the 31st August 2018)

Available on direct bookings either online or on (07) 4124 9600. Valid for bookings made prior to 31 August 2018. Use promo code “Whales” when booking to receive 10% off your exclusive Whale Watching Encounter.

With nearly 33 years experience in the field, we offer one of the most comprehensive whale watching tours in Queensland aboard a comfortable multi award-winning sailing vessel, taking you right to the spot where the whales are. Be ready for some tail-slapping, breaching, pectoral slapping or spy-hopping; these magnificent marine creatures will take your breath away as you get up close and personal with them in their own environment, creating a memory that will last forever.

TOUR FEATURES

  • Eco-friendly modern sailing vessel
  • Maximum of 24 passengers – no crowding for great views
  • Expert commentary with over 30 years experience with marine mammals
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Delicious full buffet lunch
  • Complimentary beverage (beer, wine or soft drink)
  • Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • Hydrophone to listen to the whales singing
  • In-water platform for a whale immersive experience
  • Free WiFi on board so you can instantly share your photos
  • Plenty of shaded seating
  • Qualified and passionate crew
  • Best suited for children aged 8 years and above

  • Information about Humpback Whales

    From late July to November the calm waters of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island become a sanctuary for the most magnificent and beautiful humpback whales. Every year the whales return to Hervey Bay; one of the worlds most exclusive whale watching destinations.
  • Meet your Skipper

    Your skipper Peter has over 33 years experience with marine mammals, 14 years of which were spent as a Seaworld trainer. During those years Peter was involved with saving many stranded marine mammals. You can rest assured that your day will be very informative thanks to Peter’s wealth of experience and knowledge. He welcomes all your questions so please be sure to ask.

ITINERARY

6.30amComplementary transfers from your Hervey Bay accommodation.
7.30amDeparts the Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay.
11amMorning tea en route to the whales. This includes an antipasto platter and sweet baked goods.
1pmA delicious buffet lunch will be served whilst taking in the glorious views of the whales at play.
2.30pmTime to say goodbye to the whales as we head back with afternoon tea served while you relax on the decks.
3.30pmArrive back at the marina where you can then board the courtesy bus and be dropped back at your accommodation.
These are approximate times.

WHAT TO BRING

Your camera, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, jacket and sensible non-slip shoes.
(please avoid wearing black soled shoes as these mark the deck or you can take them off when you are on board)

PRICES

Adult$160
Child (8 - 14 years)$130
Family: 2 adults + 2 children (over 8yrs old)$500
Extra children in family$85 each
Prices valid for 2018 whale season.
Please note that this tour is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.
Group prices also available for 6 or more people. Contact us for more details.

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