Whale Watching Tours Hervey Bay

Full Day (16th of July to 23rd of October)

With nearly 30 years experience in the field, we offer one of the most comprehensive whale watching tours in Queensland aboard a comfortable multi award-winning sailing vessel, taking you right to the spot where the whales are. Be ready for some tail-slapping, breaching, pectoral slapping or spy-hopping; these magnificent marine creatures will take your breath away as you get up close and personal with them in their own environment, creating a memory that will last forever.


  • Eco friendly modern sailing vessel
  • Maximum of 24 passengers – no crowding for great views
  • Expert commentary with over 28 years experience with marine mammals
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Delicious full buffet lunch
  • Complementary beverage (beer, wine of soft drink)
  • Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • Hydrophone to listen to the whales singing
  • In-water platform for a whale immersive experience
  • Free WiFi on board so you can instantly share your photos
  • Plenty of shaded seating
  • Friendly multi-lingual crew
  • Suitable for all ages
From late July to November the calm waters of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island become a sanctuary for the most magnificent and beautiful humpback whales. Every year the whales return to Hervey Bay; one of the worlds most exclusive whale watching destinations.
Your skipper Peter has over 28 years experience with marine mammals, 14 years of which were spent as a Seaworld trainer. During those years Peter was involved with saving many stranded marine mammals. You can rest assured that your day will be very informative thanks to Peter’s wealth of experience and knowledge. He welcomes all your questions so please be sure to ask.


When What
6.30am Complementary transfers from your Hervey Bay accommodation.
7.30am Departs the Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay.
11am Morning tea en route to the whales. This includes an antipasto platter and sweet baked goods.
1pm A delicious buffet lunch will be served whilst taking in the glorious views of the whales at play.
2.30pm Time to say goodbye to the whales as we head back with afternoon tea served while you relax on the decks.
3.30pm Arrive back at the marina where you can then board the courtesy bus and be dropped back at your accommodation.

These are approximate times.


Your camera, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, jacket and sensible non-slip shoes.
(please avoid wearing black soled shoes as these mark the deck or you can take them off when you are on board)


Price Who
$150 Adult
$120 Child (0 - 14 years)
$480 Family: 2 adults + 2 children
$80 each Extra children in family

Prices valid for 2015 whale season.

Group prices also available for 6 or more people. Contact us for more details