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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Watch whales dive and play on a whale-watching cruise from Hervey Bay. Cruising in a catamaran specially designed for whale watching, enjoy  encounters with majestic humpback whales from the viewing platform or underwater windows. Get more out of your wildlife encounter with experienced staff to guide you, and hear a detailed commentary about whales and their marine environment.
  • Spot whales from the boat’s special viewing platform; sightings guaranteed
  • Listen to the whales sing using the on-board hydrophones
  • Toys and activities for smaller kids are available on board
  • Morning or afternoon tea is included
What to Expect
Head to Great Sandy Straits Marina to meet your guide and board the specially designed air-conditioned whale-watching catamaran. Then, sail out to Hervey Bay, a popular whale-watching destination in Queensland, Australia, while learning about the marine mammals from your guide. Spot humpback whales in their natural habitat either through the boat’s underwater viewing windows or on its outdoor platform. Whale sightings are guaranteed; if you don't spot any you’ll be able to book another Hervey Bay cruise for a different day. The catamaran is also equipped with hydrophones so you can hear the whales sing. Tea and coffee with biscuits and cake are served on the way out to the bay, while an antipasto platter to share is provided on the cruise back to the marina. Drinks from the bar are available for purchase as well. Plus, take home a free whale-watching DVD at the end of the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Great Sandy Straits Marina Urangan Hervey Bay, 17 Buccaneer Dr, Urangan QLD 4655, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Activities for children (toys, coloring books, DVDs)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum number 10 passengers
  • As this is a cruise please dress appropriately for cooler weather
  • Additional food and drinks are available on board at additional costs
  • Guaranteed whale sightings or enjoy a return cruise on a different day for free
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Allround great service/excellent & educational commentary.Galley eats & souveneer stock plentiful.Staff friendly & helpful.All hands full on.
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This is a long (9hr) FUN day! I went solo as my partner couldn't come until the next day ~ started the day at 7.30 and immediately saw mummy and baby whales enjoying the beautiful waters of Hervey BAY ~ morning tea ~ went to the Western side of Fraser and enjoy snorkelling and
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Professional, make sure you see whales in a respectful way. Enthusiasm from staff, great boat and nice tea with treats😃
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Decided to sporadically do a whale watching tour, Tracey at beach motel recommended Tasman and the rest was history. Vicky from Tasman was extremely professional and courteous, held a very captive audience throughout the entire cruise, and delivered what few tours in the past
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Excellent morning on the Tasman Venture. All the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure we had a great experience. The boat was very stable and low to the water for great viewing. Would definitely go again and highly recommend it to others
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