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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$75.19
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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
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 today
What an amazing day..

These people know their business and excel at what they do. The most enjoyable day at sea and soooo many whales, fantastic.

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome tour & majestic whales

Overall this is a fantastic tour. Starting with the friendly bus driver, attentive and friendly cabin crew, Dave & Natalie, and knowledgeable and friendly skipper (and owner) Keith we thoroughly enjoyed our day. We saw many whales and Keith was eager to take the boat...More

1  Thank ccmadrat
SMR1958, Owner at Freedom Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is very rewarding to hear you returned 'happy' after you whale watch tour. It has certainly been an amazing start to the 2018 whale watch season. Thanks for your lovely review and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Beyond fantastic

From pickup to drop of to our accommodation we were laughing, eating, singing and in awe with the service, the crew Keith Dave Natalie and William put on amazing homemade morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea This was our second time and this time we...More

Thank annekeh300
SMR1958, Owner at Freedom Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love to hear our guests enjoy returning for our hospitality and the awesome whales which call Hervey Bay home for a while on their southern migration. Hope to see you again with more friends in tow!

Reviewed 3 days ago
Whale watch

Although still early in season if there is a whale to be found this crew will find it. Even though we saw only a few juvenile whales it was a great experience. Morning tea, Lunch and afternoon tea was provided and was fresh, homemade and...More

Thank sony_nisha
SMR1958, Owner at Freedom Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your lovely review. The whales may have been scarce this day but there will be more as the season progresses so please join us again soon. There are always fresh scones and profiteroles waiting for our passengers!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Wonderful Day

Thank you Keith, Dave, Natalie and Ivan the staff on board Freedom 111 The vessel was impressive very well maintained and so accommodating for all ages. Food was home made very plentiful and yummy. We saw whales, dolphins and turtles all sort out very professionally...More

Thank Deb562014
SMR1958, Owner at Freedom Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wonderful to hear the birthday cruise was a hit for all. It was a magical day for so early in the season. Thanks for your very positive review and hope to see you again laater in the season?

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