Top Hervey Bay Cruises

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours Champagne Sunset Sail

$70

Sunset cruise in Hervey Bay aboard a luxury yacht with drinks & finger food

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours Champagne Sunset Sail

Departure Details

  • Departure Berth B7 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Bucaneer Dr, Urangan, Hervey Bay
  • Boards 16:50
  • Departs 17:00
  • Returns 18:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 90-min cruise on an award-winning boat
  • Finger food platter
  • Complimentary beer, wine & soft drinks
  • Panoramic sunset views
  • Courtesy bus available for transfers

Hervey Bay Sunset Cruise

$89

Fantastic sunset cruise in Hervey Bay with complimentary drinks and seafood

Hervey Bay Sunset Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, QLD
  • Boards 17:00
  • Departs 17:30
  • Returns 19:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr 30min sunset cruise in Hervey Bay
  • Delicious seafood & non-seafood canape
  • Complimentary drink on arrival
  • Spot dolphins and turtles en route
  • Great photo opportunities

Milbi Sunset Cruise

$85

Enjoy a wonderful Milbi sunset cruise with complimentary champagne and canapes

Milbi Sunset Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Great Sandy Straits Marina Terminal, Shop 6/17 Buccaneer Dr
  • Boards 17:00
  • Departs 17:00
  • Returns 18:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr 45min Milbi Sunset cruise
  • Fresh local king prawns and canapés
  • Complimentary glass of champagne
  • Observe marine life and coral reefs
  • Informative commentary & guided walks

Blue Dolphin Marine Dolphin Watching Cruise

$90

See pods of Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural habitat aboard a sailing vessel

Blue Dolphin Marine Dolphin Watching Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Berth B7 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Bucaneer Dr, Urangan, Hervey Bay
  • Boards 08:15
  • Departs 08:30
  • Returns 12:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 4-hr dolphin watching cruise
  • Multi-award winning sail vessel
  • Complimentary morning tea
  • 95% success rate in Dolphin sighting
  • Great photo opportunities

Tasman Venture-Remote Fraser Island Tour (Full Day)

$195

Exciting Fraser Island tour including delicious lunch and expert commentary

Tasman Venture-Remote Fraser Island Tour (Full Day)

Departure Details

  • Departure Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, QLD
  • Boards 07:15
  • Departs 07:30
  • Returns 16:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • Full day Fraser Island tour
  • Delicious lunch & fruit platter
  • Free water sports including kayaks
  • Guided walks & beach activities
  • Expert accredited commentary

Hervey Bay Turtle Discovery Ecotour

$120

Hervey Bay snorkeling tour offering a perfect look around the island reefs

Hervey Bay Turtle Discovery Ecotour

Departure Details

  • Departure Great Sandy Straits Marina Terminal, Shop 6/17 Buccaneer Dr
  • Boards 09:00
  • Departs 09:00
  • Returns 13:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 4hr sightseeing & Snorkelling cruise
  • Healthy lunch & tropical fruits
  • Tea, coffee & biscuits
  • All snorkeling equipments are included
  • Explore round island & coral reefs

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours Whale Watching Cruise

$170

See the Humpback Whale from up close with this stunning Hervey Bay cruise

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours Whale Watching Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Berth B7 Great Sandy Straits Marina, Bucaneer Dr, Urangan, Hervey Bay
  • Boards 07:15
  • Departs 07:30
  • Returns 3:30PM + free drop off to accommodation

Cruise Inclusions

  • 8-hr whale watching cruise
  • Delicious buffet lunch
  • Complimentary beverage
  • In-water platform whale experience
  • Hydrophones to listen whales singing

Freedom Hervey Bay Whale Watching Premium Tour

$150

Witness the whales in their natural habitat aboard a purpose-built vessel

Freedom Hervey Bay Whale Watching Premium Tour

Departure Details

  • Departure Urangan, QLD
  • Boards 09:15
  • Departs 09:30
  • Returns 15:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 6-hr Hervey Bay whale watching cruise
  • Delicious plated lunch
  • Morning & afternoon tea
  • Amazing commentary from the skipper
  • Hydrophone for hearing the whale song

Whalesong Cruises - Extended Morning Whale Watching Cruise

$130

Thrilling whale watching experience in Hervey Bay with complimentary drinks

Whalesong Cruises - Extended Morning Whale Watching Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, QLD
  • Boards 07:45
  • Departs 08:00
  • Returns 13:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 5hr whale watching cruise
  • Delicious morning tea and buffet lunch
  • Complimentary beverages
  • Fully licensed and well-stocked bar
  • Expert commentary & Free Wifi

Half Day Whale Watching Encounter

Scenic whale watching cruise in the Great Sandy Strait on board a luxury vessel

Half Day Whale Watching Encounter

Departure Details

  • Departure Buccaneer Drive
  • Boards 13:30
  • Departs 13:30
  • Returns 17:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 4-hr whale watching cruise
  • Experienced crew
  • Tea and antipasto platter
  • Guaranteed sightings
  • FREE Wifi

Remote Fraser Island and Whale Experience

Extraordinary whale watching cruise and Fraser Island tour with friendly crew

Remote Fraser Island and Whale Experience

Departure Details

  • Departure Buccaneer Drive
  • Boards 07:30
  • Departs 07:30
  • Returns 16:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • Full day Fraser Island tour
  • Spectacular whale encounter
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Delicious plated lunch
  • Free watersports & activities

2-hr Twilight Bay Cruise

$55

Relaxing sunset cruise on Hervey Bay on board ‘MV Amaroo’ offering 360° views

2-hr Twilight Bay Cruise

Departure Details

  • Departure Hervey Bay Boat Club
  • Boards 15:30
  • Departs 16:00
  • Returns 18:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 2-hr sunset cruise on Hervey Bay
  • Expert commentary
  • Complimentary glass of champagne
  • Open canteen for drinks & snacks
  • Great photo opportunities

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About Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is a city located approximately 290km north of Queensland’s capital, Brisbane. It’s warm sub-tropical climate, long sandy beaches, calm blue waters and laidback holiday atmosphere, has transformed it from a sleepy little fishing village to vibrant tourist hotspot.

The World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island with giant dunes, thick rainforests, luminous lakes and amazing wildlife. It shelters Hervey Bay from the might of the ocean and its shallow and flat seabed makes it a great place for swimming and snorkelling.

Hervey Bay is also one of the top-rated whale watching regions in the world where you can catch the majestic Humpback whales showing off their mighty prowess with their flips, fluke dives and breaches – an absolutely breathtaking experience!

Places of Interest
  • Fraser Island
  • Hervey Bay Historical Village
  • Hervey Bay Go Kart Track
  • Lady Elliot Island

Attractions
  • Whale watching tours
  • Dolphin watching tours
  • Bird watching on Fraser Coast
  • Remote Fraser Island Explorer Tours
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens
  • Hervey Bay Historic Village and Museum Tour

Transport
Hervey Bay is a 3.5-hour drive or a 45-minute flight from Brisbane. With the extension of the Hervey Bay Airport in 2005, it has improved connectivity with daily direct flights operating from/to Brisbane and Sydney.

You can avail the airport shuttle bus service that will drop and pick you from your accommodation. The regular Hervey Bay bus service is well connected to most parts of the city and caters to tourists staying near the beach. Bike, scooter and car rentals are dime a dozen and they are a great option to get around and see sights at leisure.

Environment
Hervey Bay has a great sub-tropical climate, with summer temperatures averaging a maximum of 29 degrees celsius and winter temperatures a maximum average of 22 degrees celsius.

With an abundance nature’s gifts that includes the Great Sandy Strait, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the Bay and the wetlands, the Hervey Bay city council is committed to protecting its assets and maintaining a clean, safe city.

Fraser Island is listed as a World Heritage site thanks to its exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic value. It also has complex coastal dune formations that represent major stages of earth’s history and they are still evolving. Fraser Island is also home to unique rainforests growing on tall sand dunes and numerous unique species of flora and fauna.

Demographics
The Hervey Bay Region of Queensland is home to about 52,220 people and is one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Statistical trends indicate that the population will double by 2026. The three largest ancestries in Hervey Bay in 2011 were English, Australian and Irish.

Hervey Bay’s economic growth almost matches its population growth with a spurt of activity particularly in tourism, service industries, retail and light industries.