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Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

Whale watching in Hervey Bay is something that should definitely be on your bucket list because it is the experience of a life time.

You will never forget the shiver that will run down your spine when a whale looks you in the eye and that is the experience that you can have when you come whale watching in Hervey Bay.

Sure, you can go whale watching in other places but Hervey Bay is where you get closer to the whales in calmer waters than anywhere else and here are just some of the reasons why this is the right place for you to see the whales:

  • See more whales than anywhere else

  • The whales are here to play and their antics will amaze you

  • The whales are inquisitive so they’ll come right up to the boat and look you in the eye

  • You’re in protected waters so there are no big waves or swells out there in the bay

  • You’re sailing with experienced crews who can get you closer to these wonderful creatures

  • Learn more about these amazing creatures during your time onboard

  • When your whale watching trip is over there is still so much to see and do in Hervey Bay

  • Pick up from your accommodation and return at no extra cost

Whale watching in Hervey Bay

A range of tours

There are a range of whale watching tours for you to choose from in a variety of vessels that are all equipped to get you up close and personal to these amazing creatures.

Check out the tours listed below … the links will take you directly to their websites.

Blue Dolphin

  • Full day tour

  • Sailing vessel

  • Only 24 passengers

  • Morning & afternoon tea

  • Buffet lunch

Freedom III

  • 3/4 Day tour

  • Water-level viewing

  • Morning & afternoon tea

  • Tropical buffet lunch

Spirit of Hervey Bay

  • Half-day tours

  • 6 viewing levels including underwater

  • Hydrophone so you can listen to the whales

  • Morning and afternoon tea

Tasman Venture

  • Half-day tours

  • Water-level and underwater viewing

  • Hydrophone so you can listen to the whales

  • Morning and afternoon tea

Whale Song

  • Half-day tours

  • Water-level viewing

  • Morning and afternoon tea

Boat Club Whale Watch

  • Half-day tours

  • Kids cruise for free

  • Morning and afternoon tea

  • Departure lounge with cafe

Pacific Whale Foundation

  • 3 hour cruise departing 3 times a day

  • Water-level viewing

  • Each tour accompanied by a Whale Researcher

  • Hydrophone equipped so you can listen to the whales

Free Transfers

Many of the whale watching cruises listed here include free transfers to and from your accommodation.

Whale watching in Hervey Bay brings you right up close and personal with these amazing creatures

Top and bottom images courtesy of Tourism & Events Queensland