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Tasman Venture - Day Tours

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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4124 3222
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US$142.36*
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Fraser Island Day Trip from Hervey Bay
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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
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Tasman Venture offers Hervey Bay's premier whale watching and Fraser Island experience, departing from Hervey Bay on Queensland's Fraser Coast. On Hervey Bay's ultimate whale watching experience, let the humpbacks amaze you with their close encounters and spectacular breaching. Travelling with Tasman Venture guarantees you a fast, comfortable journey, giving you more time with the whales. Be one of the few to see the untouched and unique side of the stunning World Heritage listed Fraser Island, on Tasman Venture's Remote Fraser Island tour. This is no ordinary Fraser Island tour - get away from the chaos and the crowds, forget the rigid timetables and rushing from place to place. With Tasman Venture you can experience the hidden and most remote parts of Fraser Island in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming. The luxurious 20m catamaran offers clear viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and a unique water level viewing platform for the ultimate up close and personal experience. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an amazing experience you will never forget.
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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a day tour with Tasman Venture, we had an amazing day lots of whales great guides. If you in the area go out with them on a tour you won't be disappointed.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 2 days ago

we expected to see whales... WE SAW ALOT of whales! The 3 person crew on this tour was excellent - not only did they do their absolute best to find the whales, but they worked super hard to make sure everyone was comfortable and had...More

Thank mahhhvs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went out today on a Fraser Island trip full day excursion. What can I say......It was truly awesome! We spent nearly 2 hours with 2 humpback Whales and we were even able to snorkel with them!! We went on to the island where we...More

Thank debkiom
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What a great day you had on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience. The west coast of Fraser Island is just stunning and we love sharing these locations with visitors from all over the world and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed them...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the morning whale watching boat trip earlier this month. I am always sea sick and so prepared as well as I could and boarded with the usual dread. My husband who has outstanding sea legs boarded with a grin and anticipation of a...More

Thank Dotticow
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience, it is lovely to hear that our crew were able to support and care for you throughout your tour. We hope you both enjoy the rest of your time here on the Fraser Coast and travel safe.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really great way to spend an afternoon. Smooth sailing, helpful and friendly crew, and amazing whale encounters. Felt safe and welcome onboard the boat, and not overcrowded. The guide was great; very enthusiastic and respectful of the creatures swimming around us. My only comment would...More

Thank emppar
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

How lovely to hear you enjoyed your whale watching encounters with Tasman Venture. Our 20 metre catamaran allows for many different viewing opportunities and it is great to hear you had plenty of whales to view. Thank you for your review and recommendation.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came to Hervey Bay specifically to go whale watching. And we picked the best people to go with. This is a very spacious fast boat with heaps of viewing areas. We got to see lots of whales up close ... they even dived under...More

Thank Ken B
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sounds like you had a nice day Ken! It is great to hear you enjoyed our vessel, having 5 different viewing decks allows for so many different opportunities to view these amazing creatures. Thank you for sharing your experience of Tasman Venture Hervey Bay.

Reviewed 5 days ago

The boat was spacious, plenty of options for seating, the knowledgeable commentary enhanced our experience. We saw many mother and calf pairs, it was truly delightful. Snacks on board. Every thing was easy for the traveller.

Thank enjoytraveladelaide
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It is lovely to hear your enjoyed your whale watching encounter with Tasman Venture. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday, thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Hervey Bay I've been on at least five whale watch trips with friends and family on their visits here. My last one on the Tasman Venture was, hard to describe really, awesome, amazing, surreal. The whales were only a couple of metres from...More

1  Thank beezy2016
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your whale watching encounter. Our crew love to spend as much time as they can with these majestic creatures and if there is an chance to stay a little longer, they will. I will pass your kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a morning whale watch cruise and booked with Tasman Venture due to the boat having 2 walk around decks. As we had a 5 year old child with us we were wanting to make sure they had ample visibility. The 2 decks...More

Thank nettych
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you and your family enjoyed your half day Whale Watching encounter. We hope you were able to get some great photos of your morning with these beautiful humpbacks. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time whale watching. Grandma, mum and toddler all confortable and safe. I had no worries letting my 3 year old walk around to see the whales. Staff were accommodating, friendly and very knowledgable. Absolutely worth every cent

1  Thank loulouashley
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How lovely to hear your family enjoyed their time whale watching with Tasman Venture. We hope your toddler also enjoyed the underwater rooms and our kids corner too. Thank you for taking the time to review your half day whale watching encounter.

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Amy L
4 August 2017|
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Response from TasmanVentureHB | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for your question. We offer guests the option of swimming with the whales on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour. We are unable to offer this experience on our 1/2 day Whale Watching... More
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