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Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

#6 of 35 Tours in Main Beach Features Animals
Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5572 7755
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Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience
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This is your opportunity to marvel at the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment with the stunning Gold Coast skyline glistening in the background. Take home unique memories that only Mother Nature can provide. You’ll have a whale of a time as the crew demystifies mating and migration, baleen and blowholes, flukes and fins. Oh my, what mighty pectorals they have!
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very friendly staff always checking on you and helping u nice seating and boat is very well maintained luxury surroundings and we saw many many whales out of the others around this one is the biggest and the best go to groupon to get discount...More

Thank simon m
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Simon, Thank you so much for taking your time to give us this awesome feedback. We feel truly happy to see our passengers happy with their Whale Watching experience and especially for having a great time on board Spirit. We really appreciate your comments...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great day out. We were originally meant to go in June but the weather for our day was forecast to be awful. The staff contacted us via email, sms and email again. The staff are a real credit to this company. They...More

Thank Terrence E
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Terrence, Wow! Thank you so much for taking your time to write an excellent review with so many details. We really appreciate it as it gives the chance for other customers to understand more about Spirit cruise. Well done! What a beautiful day with...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Myself and my daughter "Sophia " aged 6 went on the cruise on the 4th July 2017. I didn't know what to expect at all, we arrived at the meeting point prior to departure ,,was met and greeted by staff and boarded, very easy and...More

Thank LindsayGoldCoast
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi there Lindsay, Many thanks for your awesome feedback but in particular that you and Sophia truly enjoyed your day out with the gentle giants of the sea. What an experience! Something you will both remember forever. Spirit's mission is to promote awareness of whale...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was a bucket list activity for us and we took the opportunity of the discounted tickets while staying on the Gold Coast for a while. Booking, boarding, tea/coffee/biscuit, safety briefing, people management - all done exceedingly well. We had excellent weather and the Spirit...More

Thank JnVSydney
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hello "JnVSydney", Thank you so much for your awesome review. We really appreciate it. Thank you for taking your time to write so many details about Spirit cruise. We feel glad you had a great time on board Spirit specially having a few breaches. :)...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible experience, whales Dolphins just close to the boat. Nice staff and free for kids below 4. Better than my expectations.More

Thank Arnaud L
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Arnaud, Thank you for your great review! Spirit team is glad you had an memorable experience on board with us. What a gift from Mother Nature being presented with dolphins too and close to the boat. Just amazing! Look forward to having you on...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went for a trip on the spirit of the Gold Coast today only for it to turn into the vomitron!! I think the crew did a great job dealing with it but would strongly advise that if seeing others being sick makes you feel sick...More

Thank Paul H
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hello Paul, Thank you for your review. Every single feedback is much appreciated. I have checked our records and found your cruise date and I could see that unfortunately we had a lot of Sea Sickness on the day. It can happen sometimes as a...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a wonderful morning we had on this cruise. The crew were all friendly and very knowledgeable. We were fortunate enough to have a humback whale spend an hour and a half around our boat on the morning we went. What a beautiful creature, everyone...More

Thank Shell1402
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hello Shell, Thank you for taking your time to write an awesome review about your experience on board Spirit. We feel truly happy and glad to hear you had a great time with our staff and with the Gentle Giants. What a gift from Mother...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We saw and were surrounded by so many whales, even the crew were excited and didn't want to go back home. The staff were always making sure everyone was okay, and always pointing out where the best spots were on the boat to view the...More

Thank Kerryn R
Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hi Kerryn, Thank you for your awesome review and also for recommend Spirit cruise with 5 stars. We are so glad to know you had a fantastic day on board Spirit, specially to be presented by Mother Nature with many whales. Just memorable! And also...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great break even as a local you never get sick of doing all the tourists things. I think I live in paradiseMore

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, General Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Whale Watcher, Thank you for your great review! Spirit feels happy to receive every single comment. So proud to hear you enjoyed your experience. Being close to the Nature and specially close to the "Gentle Giants of the Sea" is definitely a sensation to...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Hi.. We had booked a cruise for whale watching by the Spirit of Goldcoast. After getting on board initially we managed to spot 2 dolphins and flying fishes. We were keen to see whales but couldn't for a long time. Our vessel was in touch...More

Thank Shamika S
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Adele S
26 August 2016|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
I find day time to be the best, the low levels of daylight after 7pm make it difficult! Hahah no really, no time is better or worse, these beautiful mammals come and go as they please - sometimes morning sometimes afternoon... More
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Moogymoo1
7 August 2016|
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Response from Sam F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just read your question but was watching breaching whales just off shore at Miami headland Definitely go for a burl on the Spirit of GC
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Sherrie C
10 December 2015|
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Response from Spirit_of_Gold_Coast | Property representative |
The best time would be around the months of August and September as during this time the whales are starting to return to the Antarctica with their calves. Whale blessings.
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