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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Moreton Bay Marine Park Dolphin Cruise Including Lunch
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Gold Coast Attraction Pass Including Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Paradise...
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Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation to depart from the convenient location in central Surfers Paradise.OUR GUARANTEE 1. Our whale watch cruise have been so successful that we are proud to promote a 100% daily sightings record. If a whale is not sighted on a tour you will receive a free return cruise. 2. Low passenger numbers to ensure personalised service and no crowds, so every guest is guaranteed a rail side position for the perfect equal viewing opportunity
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:45
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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"sea sickness"
in 26 reviews
"tail slapping"
in 13 reviews
"knowledgeable crew"
in 12 reviews
"mother and calf"
in 9 reviews
"rough seas"
in 8 reviews
"sea life"
in 7 reviews
"biscuits"
in 20 reviews
"wonderful trip"
in 9 reviews
"staff were amazing"
in 8 reviews
"gold coast"
in 44 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 9 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
in 12 reviews
"tea and coffee"
in 7 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 18 reviews
"recommend this trip"
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"great morning"
in 11 reviews
"great commentary"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a cruise out to the pacific ocean early this morning. Before heading to the open sea, we were shown some of the finest properties along the river. We didn’t have to wait long once we reached the open sea and received a warm...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bought an online combo package for Whales of Paradise and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for AUD99. It was a beautiful clear, sunny winter's day and we were really hopeful that we'd get some good whale action. We were hoping to see some nice big whales and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my family and i had such a fantastic time on our whale-watching cruise (we went on the 8.30am slot on june 12). we were lucky enough to encounter a curious young whale that made frequent appearances above the water and even swam alongside our boat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip. Weather was kind, beautiful winters day calm water and best of all several sightings of whales. Followed one pod for about 30 mins with one coming quite close as it took a breath. Crew on boat informative, helpful and generally nice guys. Highly...More

Thank Rob P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the whale watching tour the beginning of June which is also the beginning of the humpback whale migration. It was my first time whale watching. I was recommended this tour by my hostel. I enjoyed the service on board. They provided blankets...More

Thank Ha P
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you want to have an enjoyable afternoon on the water off Surfers Paradise then Whales In Paradise is a good choice. A knowledgeable crew will show you where to find some great vantage points to the whales. Thanks for a great afternoon.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best days of my life! The staff were amazing, the food was amazing and the snorkelling was the best I’ve ever done! 100% would recommend the staff were so friendly and made the experience even better! Couldn’t thank them enough! The...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Awesome trip, saw several pods of whales close up, including calves. Informative & knowledgable speaker who could be clearly heard & always ready to answer any questions. The Gold Coast City Skyline can really be appreciated from the boat. Plenty of room to move around...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We got more than we could have imagined on this whale watching excursion. After a nice, relaxing ride through the canals of the Gold Coast, passing by several celebrity homes, we powered out to sea and almost immediately encountered several male whales competing for the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Really awesome crew had lots of laughs they knew where to go to find whales which was totally amazing best day ever was the highlight of our trip would reccomened to anyone

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ChrisLeeChris
11 March 2018|
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Response from selfie58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can , we had little ones on our trip
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Artzen2017
13 March 2017|
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Response from Srikanth N | Reviewed this property |
May to early November. September would be best
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Emily L
22 October 2016|
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Response from Anthony A | Property representative |
The whale watching season on the Gold Coast operates from 1 June to 31 October each year.
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