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Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale-watching from Hervey Bay on your choice of a 4-hour or 5.5-hour cruise. Ride the sheltered waters of Platypus Bay in a stable catamaran that offers superior comfort and clear views of the whales. You are likely to also see dolphins, turtles and seabirds, and perhaps even a dingo on the sandy beach at Fraser Island. The tour includes complimentary morning or afternoon tea, and the longer tour includes lunch and tea.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.59
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$82.59

Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Spot humpback whales swimming and playing in their natural environment on this half-day Hervey Bay catamaran cruise. Observe the majestic sea creatures using the boat’s underwater viewing windows or listen to the whales sing using the onboard hydrophones. Learn all about the gentle giants from your expert guide, then tuck into morning or afternoon tea as you watch the whales from the deck.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.16
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$95.16

Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience

Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience

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Enjoy an unforgettable close encounter with the marine life of Hervey Bay on this 4-5-hour cruise, including hotel pick-up. Step aboard the specially designed MV Whalesong and discover the bay’s majestic whales and dolphins with the help of an expert crew. As well as guaranteed whale sightings, you’ll have chance to spot dolphins, sea turtles and endangered dugong, plus a rainbow of tropical fish.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.84
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$87.84

Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

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Enjoy a premium half-day whale-watching tour from Hervey Bay that visits Platypus Bay, a prime location for whale watching near Fraser Island. Have plenty of time to witness the majestic humpback whales at play as they pass the Australian continent during their annual migration to the Antarctic. Your tour includes morning tea, a tropical buffet lunch, and an afternoon tea with a fruit and cheese platter. Learn about the whales and the marine environment from your crew's informative commentary during the tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.16
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$95.16

Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch

Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch

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Maximize your chances of seeing whales, and getting close to them, on this guided tour from Hervey Bay. In a small group of no more than 20 people, head out into the water in search of whales. Jump into the water for some snorkeling and, with luck, the whales will decide to swim close to you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.80
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$109.80

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise

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Go in search of humpback whales on a whale-watching cruise off the shores of the Gold Coast. Onboard a custom-built boat with three viewing decks, enjoy uninterrupted views of the Pacific and listen to commentary about the whales and their ocean environment from a marine naturalist guide. Plus, float along the Spit to admire waterside homes. Small group sizes, guaranteeing rail side position. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$57.83
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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

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Experience the thrill of an up-close encounter with migrating whales on this half-day cruise from Brisbane, available only between June and November. Set sail around Moreton Bay on a luxurious high-speed catamaran and tuck into a delicious buffet lunch on-board as you soak up the scenery. Finally, keep your camera to hand as you spot humpback whales swimming and breaching beside the ship – a rare opportunity to spot the gentle giants in their natural environment.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.82
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Fraser Island & Dolphin Sailing Adventure
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Fraser Island & Dolphin Sailing Adventure

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Experience the marine life of the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island on a half-day dolphin watching tour from Hervey Bay. Ride aboard a smaller boat that allows for a more personalized experience as you look for two dolphin species, sea turtles and other animals. Includes time for boom-netting and a swim at Fraser Island (in warmer months), and morning tea served on board.
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  • 4 hours
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$65.88
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

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If snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, don’t miss this day trip from Cairns. The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns with a record 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day! You’ll visit 2 different locations on the barrier reef for the chance to see tropical marine life in the clear waters. Lunch is included onboard the boat, and you have the option to upgrade to include additional adventures such as introductory or certified scuba diving or a helicopter flight over this UNESCO World Heritage site. Both water sports enthusiasts and novices are welcome. Includes instruction and equipment provided by friendly and professional instructors.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns

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Experience the natural wonders of Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands to visit different parts of the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest on this outdoorsy day trip from Cairns. With a guide, you’ll take easy walks to three waterfalls—Josephine Falls, Millaa Millaa Falls and Dinner Falls—and take a refreshing swim in Lake Eacham. See the Cathedral Fig Tree, take in views of the volcanic crater in Mt Hypipamee National Park, and enjoy lots of time for swimming and photo ops. Morning and afternoon snacks are picnic lunch provided
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$197.64
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All-Inclusive Fraser Island Day Tour
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All-Inclusive Fraser Island Day Tour

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Discover Fraser Island's highlights on a full-day tour with an experienced guide that includes time to swim in pristine lakes, hit the beach, and explore the rainforest. Visit iconic spots including Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, the Maheno shipwreck, and the Pinnacles. Learn about the animal and plant life both on land and in the ocean, where dolphins, dugongs, sharks, and humpback whales can be spotted. Depart early from Hervey Bay and travel by 4WD-vehicle on this comprehensive Fraser Island tour.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.95
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Ocean Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout & Top Snorkel Spots

Ocean Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout & Top Snorkel Spots

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Enjoy a full-day tour of the stunning Whitsunday Islands, traveling on a sturdy motorized raft to world-famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Beach. You get to choose from two tours that offer either more snorkeling or more beach time. Gain exclusive access to secluded spots where you can snorkel around pristine coral reefs, and take a walk with your guide in the national park to a lookout point with spectacular views. Your boat travels quickly across the ocean, giving you more time to enjoy the Whitsundays.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.71
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Whitsundays Guided Jet Ski Tour
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Whitsundays Guided Jet Ski Tour

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From Airlie Beach hop on a jet ski tour of the Whitsunday Islands for an unforgettable experience of this tropical paradise. Zip past picturesque coves and beaches as you learn from your expert guide about the region. The tour options suit beginning and experienced riders, there are multiple to choose from all exploring the beauty of the Whitsundays. Numbers are limited to 20 people for a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$80.52
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Hervey Bay Ultimate Whale Watching Cruise

Hervey Bay Ultimate Whale Watching Cruise

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Explore the waters of Hervey Bay in search of whales on a whale-watching expedition with the Pacific Whale Foundation. Board a vessel with seating options in both sun and shade, then head out to the watery paths where humpback whales do their migration and birth their calves. Listen to commentary and interpretations from certified Marine Naturalists and listen to whale communications on an underwater hydrophone.
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  • 3 hours
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Remote Fraser Island & Whale Experience

Remote Fraser Island & Whale Experience

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Many whale-watching tours only allow you to see the majestic creatures from a distance, but on this Fraser Island tour you’ll get the chance to swim with them. Visit the more remote parts of the island that many visitors skip, and have fun bushwalking, snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming. On board the boat, look out for humpback whales and, if the conditions are right, take a dip in the sea beside them.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.06
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

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Combine two popular Australia destinations in one day: the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Following a scenic flight by fixed-wing aircraft, embark on an ocean rafting adventure to Whitehaven Beach. The bird’s-eye views, including Heart Reef, are unparalleled. A buffet lunch and snorkeling on the coral reef are included. Opt for more beach time with the Southern Lights tour or extra snorkeling with the Northern Exposure itinerary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$285.00
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Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

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Witness Humpback Whales on the Gold Coast. Cruise departs from Sea World in Main Beach and continues past South Stradbroke Island. Only 20 minutes to the nearby water of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. The Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel operating in the Gold Coast. With marine naturalists onboard, passengers can enjoy a front row seat to all the action from six external viewing platforms and tiered stadium seating from sea level to the sun deck. The spacious decks all around the vessel and smaller passenger numbers ensure that the experience is a personal one with the freedom to move around and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Humpback Whales wherever you are on the boat. Whale Watching Season is late May to early November.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$65.15
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$65.15

2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour
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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour

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Short on time? Sample the natural beauty of the Gold Coast on this outdoor tour. Hop on a sea kayak and paddle your way over to Wave Break Island to swim and snorkel amid tropical fish and colorful coral. Spot dolphins, stingrays, and sea turtles along the coast, and enjoy a snack before heading back to shore.
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  • 3 hours
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$50.51
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Tangalooma Island Resort Whale Watching Day Cruise

Tangalooma Island Resort Whale Watching Day Cruise

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Spot one of the most incredible creatures of the ocean on this whale watching cruise off Moreton Island. Your vessel is Australia’s largest purpose-built whale-watching boat, and it’s a comfortable base from which to watch these enormous creatures in their natural habitat. Have lunch on board, before enjoying a stop at Tangalooma Island Resort for some beach time.
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  • 1 day
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Noosa Thriller - 500hp Ocean Adventure Ride

Noosa Thriller - 500hp Ocean Adventure Ride

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Visit Noosa’s beautiful National Marine Park the exciting way on this high-speed 500 HP jet boat ride. Keep an eye out for turtles, dolphins, and seabirds as you zoom along the coastline and past some of Noosa’s most beautiful natural landmarks. Surf the ocean swell and enjoy some thrilling twists and turns in your powerful boat along the way.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Tangalooma Island Resort Whale Watching Day Cruise with Dolphin Viewing

Tangalooma Island Resort Whale Watching Day Cruise with Dolphin Viewing

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Spend a spectacular day on the water by going on a dolphin and whale watching trip. Take the chance out of spotting marine life by traveling with experts to places where dolphins and whales have been spotted before. You won’t have to bring snacks with you as a delicious lunch is provided on board. As well as spotting marine life, another perk is getting a day pass to Tangalooma Island Resort. You’ll be able to relax and enjoy the resort facilities, such as restaurants, bars, and pools.
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  • 1 day
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Swim with whales Gold Coast

Swim with whales Gold Coast

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Cooly Eco Adventures uses the ‘soft in-water encounters’ approach which is a proven method to achieve a successful and sustainable whale swim. Every whale swim is unique and our highly experienced skipper and crew are on hand throughout to make this experience personal as well as professional. They have a wealth of knowledge and passion for whales and the stunning Gold Coast region they look forward to sharing with you.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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3 Hour Rainbow Beach Sea Kayak with Dolphins & 4x4 Beach Drive

3 Hour Rainbow Beach Sea Kayak with Dolphins & 4x4 Beach Drive

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This tour is ideal choice for families and nature lovers with a unique wildlife experience in a protected Marine Park only accessed by 4X4 along the beach. Exploring the pristine Honeymoon Bay's crystal clear waters on a expert guided sea kayak adventure tour. Dolphins, whales, sea turtles and rays are all frequent here.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Stand Up Paddle 4WD Day Trip from Noosa Including Great Beach Drive Experience

Stand Up Paddle 4WD Day Trip from Noosa Including Great Beach Drive Experience

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The sandy beaches and turquoise waters of Double Island Point offer a stunning backdrop for a water sports adventure. On this full-day 4WD excursion, soak up the scenery within Great Sandy National Park, then take to the water for a thrilling SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) lesson, and look out for sea turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and stingrays as you paddle along the coast.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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