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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$73.78
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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 yesterday
Freedom Whale Watch Hervey Bay

Fantastic day. This is my second trip with Freedom in 2 years. This time I took my son, daughter-in-law, grandsons and best friend. We had a wonderful day and the grandsons had an unforgettable and special experience. I can't fault anything...the food was delicious, the...More

Thank Jennifer Divyaj... M
Reviewed yesterday
whale watching

We had the most magnificent day, the crew were fantastic, food great, and the whales put on a real show for us. We saw so many on our day out, they even stayed with us while we had lunch on deck, they passed underneath the...More

Thank skittles12018
Reviewed 2 days ago
Whale Watching

Today was spectacular. Saw so many whales, but the best was a "fight Pod" of 5 males having heated discussions over who would win the female. Thanks to Keith, Dave and Ivan for an awesome day

Thank trawillis54
Reviewed 2 days ago
3/4 day Whale Watch

We had the most amazing day with Freedom Whale Watch. On the water for 6 1/2 hrs and saw so many whales, was awesome. Staff were extremely knowledgeable, helpful and witty which just added to the day. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea was provided...More

Thank casdick
Reviewed 1 week ago
One year on, and it gets better and better! Boat mugging extraordinaire!

Last year we did this whale watching experience in July. This year we were much later in the season, in the second week of September. As the behaviour of the whales changes through the season in Hervey Bay, we weren't sure as to what sort...More

2  Thank Irene I
SMR1958, Owner at Freedom Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your wonderful review Irene. We enjoyed your company and appreciate you choosing Freedom III for your return visit with our wonderful whale visitors. You are certainly right the behaviour of the whales changes through the different stages of the season and you...More

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