We were guaranteed to see whales and we did. They do there best to get as close as allowed. Nice afternoon tea. Staff are all pleasant and helpful.
Make your way to the departure dock at Hervey Bay to board the catamaran for your 4-hour or 5.5-hour cruise.
Head out into the calm waters of Platypus Bay and take in the lovely scenery of Fraser Island’s white-sand beaches. Continue to the sites where the whales are most often spotted during their annual migration along Australia's coast. When you encounter the whales, you might witness spectacular breaches, curious spy hops and loud tail slaps as the whales play and feed.
Your boat is equipped with six levels of spacious viewing decks, underwater viewing rooms that allow you to catch the action below the waterline, a waterline viewing platform, and a hydrophone that captures the sound of the whale vocalizations. Learn about whale behavior and other fascinating facts from the informative guide. You can also nibble on morning or afternoon tea, and fuel up with the lunch that is provided on the longer tour.
When your boat returns to the dock at the end of your tour, receive a complimentary souvenir DVD to take home.
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Travelled from Adelaide for a weeks holiday and decided to go Whale watching. There are a lot to choose from but after doing research on them all, this was the one that suited me best. So glad I chose to go with them. Headed out...More
My cruise with my family was amazing, I saw so many whales. The commentary of the captain was very knowledgeable and the helpfulness of the staff made the trip even better than I expected. I would definitely go again with Spirit of Hervey Bay.
Locals to Hervey Bay we go whale watching every year (sometimes twice) & have always gone on The Spirit of Hervey Bay. We try to go at different times in the season to get a different experience & it is always so fantastic. Started the...More
Thanks Sue. Yes very good advice to take a jacket or jersey. You definitely want to be outside enjoying the wonderful views of Fraser Island and the Hervey Bay area, on your way out and back.