2.5Hr Gold Coast Whale Watching Tour

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Whale watching tours in Gold Coast is a popular attraction that shouldn’t be missed whilst visiting Queensland. The operator provides a range of well-tailored packages with the best inclusions. 

This 2.5hr cruise is a great way to see the whales of the Humpback Highway on Gold Coast as it takes you to breathtaking vantage points. There is a fully licensed bar onboard the vessel where you can purchase drinks of your choice. An onboard photographer will be available if you wish to capture some photos with the whales. 

During the cruise, you can enjoy the splendid sight of humpback whales playing against the Surfers Paradise skyline. A passionate and knowledgeable crew along with an experienced naturalist guide will provide you with important information about the whales, their behaviour and their environment. Since the passenger capacity is limited, you’re promised a truly personalised experience. 

You will be cruising aboard a purpose-built vessel that was built in South-East Queensland on a thorough understanding of the weather conditions of the region. It has wide-open decks, rail side positioning and offers 360° unobstructed views of the surroundings. 

Surfers Paradise is a beautiful seaside town in Gold Coast, Queensland that is known for its amazing beaches and diverse marine life, especially whales, dolphins etc. 

Sea World Cruises is Gold Coast’s longest-running cruise company which prides itself in delivering quality service. They offer morning, lunch, afternoon and dinner cruises all year-round through the picturesque canals of Gold Coast.

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Departure Details

Departure Location Main Beach Terminal

  • Boards 08:30

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 11:15

Cruise Inclusions

  • 2.5hr Whale watching cruise from Sea World
  • Cruise on Spirit Of Migaloo II, a purpose-built vessel with three viewing platforms and walk-around decks
  • Informative audio-visual presentations to teach you more about whales and marine life
  • Learn about the whales from our experienced captain and professional marine naturalists
  • Underwater hydrophones to listen to the enchanting whale songs
  • Chance to see dolphins, sea turtles, seabirds and other marine life sightings
  • Professional photographers to capture the fun moments on the cruise
  • 100% whale sighting guarantee – free return cruise if no whales are sighted
  • For alternate departure timings ( 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm), get in touch with us

Additional Information

  • Drinks and snacks are provided free of charge with VIP Captains lounge tickets only.
  • Food is available for purchase on-board or at our Sea World Cruises Main Beach Terminal Cafe.

Terms Of Services

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  • Child (2–13 years)

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