Hervey Bay Afternoon Whale Watch Cruise

Share the excitement of watching the whales on the Fraser Coast with this afternoon cruise in Hervey Bay. Bring the whole family, learn about the whales from experts and watch them breach and play in the azure waterways of Great Sandy Straits & Platypus Bay!

Enjoy a glass of bubbles, tea and finger foods as you take in the stunning views of K'gari. Keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles and sea birds along the way! From the spacious decks of 'Quick Cat II', watch the migrating Humpback Whales play, learn and go about their whale business.

The boat is equipped with a state-of-the-art hydrophone so you can listen to the melodic songs of the whales underwater! If you're lucky, you might even catch a splendid sunset over the horizon – an unforgettable end to your day in paradise. You can also check out the bar on board to purchase additional drinks and snacks.

So, don't let this opportunity slip by, book a cruise today and experience an unforgettable whale watching cruise! 

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Great Sandy Straits Marina near Cafe Balena

  • Boards 12:45

  • Departs 13:00

  • Returns 17:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 4hr afternoon whale watching cruise from Hervey Bay
  • Cruise on the 'Quick Cat II', a purpose-built vessel with 5 viewing decks
  • See the migrating Humpback Whales at play
  • Informative commentary by expert crew
  • Hydrophone to listen to whale song underwater
  • Tea, coffee and light nibbles
  • Whale sighting guarantee – if no whales are spotted, come back for free another time
  • Drinks and additional food available for purchase

Additional Information

What to Bring:

  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Sunglasses 
  • Camera (preferably waterproof)
  • Money for drinks, snacks, souvenirs, ‘swim with whales’ if desired. EFTPOS is available on board
  • Swimwear & towel (if you are planning to swim with the whales)

Please ensure to check in at the floating office at least 15 minutes prior to your Whale Watch Cruise departure time. Floating office is located beside Quick Cat II, at the Great Sandy Straits Marina, near Cafe Balena

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


Book & Cruise

  • Adult Price

    from $119

  • Child 4 - 14 years

    from $70


Group Bookings

Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

Group Discounts

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