Whale Tours - Hervey Bay

Tour Code: 1106

Departing: Hervey Bay

Pickup: Hervey Bay

Family Deal Save $45
  • Guaranteed sighting, informative commentary about the whales for the duration of the cruise.
  • Small number of guests - maximum 46
  • Morning and afternoon tea and a buffet lunch is all included.
  • You get to spend 3/4 day out on a whale watching cruise in beautiful Hervey Bay so yu will be seeing lot's of whales for sure!

Included In Price

  • Courtesy transfers from your accommodation
  • Morning Tea: scones & profiteroles
  • Lunch: 2 cold meats, hot chicjen wings, 3 salads and a bread roll
  • Complimentary drink with lunch: beer, wine, soft drink or juice
  • Afternoon tea: cheese & fruit platter on the trip home
  • Licensed bar onboard
  • Plenty of time with the whales
  • 3 levels of viewing plus hydraulic lift platform to get you really close to the whales
  • Expert commentary from our Skipper
  • Complimentary filtered water, tea & coffee throughout the day
  • Locally owned & operated with experienced friendly crew
  • Eco certified: guest welcome to bring reusable coffee cups

Premium whale watching tour from Hervey Bay. Guaranteed sightings, small number for a close whale experience. Three levels of viewing plus hydraulic lift platform to get you really close to the whales.

We offer you a fantastic day out on the waters of Hervey Bay, Queensland to see the amazing humpback whales in their natural environment.

During whale season, our premium whale watching package includes transfers from your accommodation, morning & afternoon tea and a delicious tropical buffet lunch so you don’t have to worry about a thing!

We will also provide an information session on our way out so you can fully appreciate these amazing creatures.

Our vessel is a stable and comfortable 58 foot catamaran (previously owned by world renowned documentary producer Ben Cropp) with 360 degree whale viewing on all 3 levels plus a water level viewing area to get you as close to these magnificent creatures as possible.

Our Hervey Bay whale watching tours are certainly a fantastic experience so don’t miss out!

Your vessel for the day

Your vessel for the day is a spacious & versatile catamaran used for various activities including whale watching, cruises, private charters and dive trips and has a proud history, being previously owned by renowned documentary film producer Ben Cropp.

The vessel was then purchased in April 2009 by Keith & Sue Reid, who then embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, sailing from its home in Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland to begin another chapter of its life in Hervey Bay as a whale watch vessel.

After a arduous 3 month renovation, we were ready to take on its first season as Hervey Bay’s luxury three quarter day whale watching vessel.

Some interesting facts about include:

  • The vessel is 58ft (17.7m) in length
  • Built in 1990 in Innisfail, Queensland, Australia
  • Powered by 2 x 280hp Fiat Iveco motors (installed 2010)
  • 3 toilets (2 marine & 1 household) & shower facilities
  • Large saloon area with comfortable couches & dining table
  • Numerous fridges and freezers
  • Licensed for up to 46 people in the Bay area
  • Hydraulic lift platform
  • Cruising speed of 14-18 knots
  • 3 x 360 degree viewing levels
  • Full galley including microwave, gas cooktop & oven
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Currently in 2B (8 people 200 miles offshore) & 2C (20 people 50 miles offshore) survey

Your Day

8.30am - Complimentary transfers from your Hervey Bay accommodation to the Sandy Straits Marina

9.30am - Depart Sandy Strait Marina

10.30am - Morning tea is served en-route to Platypus Bay where we will see the whales play * Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate & home baked treats

12.30 - 1.30pm - Scrumptious tropical buffet is served for you to enjoy in our comfortable eating area or on deck where you can enjoy the sunshine & beautiful waters of the Great Sandy Straits Marine Park * Complimentary lunch includes hot chicken pieces, cold deli meats, salads, bread rolls, dessert & drinks

2.30pm - Afternoon tea is served on our way back to the Marina * Complimentary Australian cheese & fruit platter as well as tea, coffee & hot chocolate

3.30pm - Arrive back at the Great Sandy Straits Marina where you can board our complimentary transfer back to your Hervey Bay accommodation

Please note that these times may vary depending on a number of factors including the weather. If you have any queries please raise them with our staff before departure.

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Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hervey Bay

Departure Time


Pickup Locations

Hervey Bay

  • Complimentary transfers from your Hervey Bay accommodation to the Sandy Straits Marina
  • Hervey Bay
  • Platypus Bay
Months of Operation

July - October

Days of Operation


Operating from July to October


6 hours

Fitness Level Required


Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
  • Cash for drinks and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Cash or credit card
  • Sunscreen

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

  • Tours are dependant on suitable weather conditions. If we cancel due to bad weather we will try to rebook at a time suitable to passengers or a full refund is given-less the booking fee if charged. If you are sick please stay home. We are happy to reschedule or put your booking on hold. If rescheduling is not possible we will refund the tour cost less the booking fee.
  • If passengers cancel more than 48 hours out from travel date a full refund will be given, less the online booking fee.
  • If cancelled under 2 days to 24 hours 30% fee is charged.
  • If less than 24 hours no refund is given.

Whale Tours - Hervey Bay

Tour Code: 1106

Departing: Hervey Bay

Pickup: Hervey Bay

Family Deal Save $45



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$110.00
Family: au$495.00

Tour Code: 1106



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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