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Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch

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    Check-in and board the vessel, tour the Great Sandy Strait Marine Park along side of Fraser Island. Whale watch and Swim the day away, catering and equipment provided.

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    • Hervey Bay Dive Centre, 1 Jetty Rd Boat Club Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hervey Bay Dive Centre, The Dive Office The Boat Club Marina, Urangan QLD 4655, Australia
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Swim with whales (when conditions permit)
    • Up-close whale encounter
    • Snorkeling gear and wetsuits are provided
    • Guaranteed whale sightings
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • We champion a strict Code of Practice when interacting with the whales. The key component to this agreement, and a core philosophy of ours, is “on the whales terms”. In short this means we only interact with whales that are happy for us to do so.
    • We guarantee whale sightings (seeing a whale from the vessel) between 1st August and 14th October. In the unlikely event that the skipper cannot locate a whale during this period you will be offered a full refund or free return ticket.
    • Children under 8 years are not permitted to swim with the whales and a parental guardian must remain with them on the vessel. If 2 guardians are present they can interchange between the vessel and swimming when conditions permit. The tour is not suitable for children under 4 years.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 September 2018

    This has proved to be a truly memorable experience, I have had some great encounters with whales in Hervey Bay but never had the opportunity to dive in with them so was nervous about how the day would go. Need not have worried as Ed...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank spwer
    Diveherveybay, Owner at Hervey Bay Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Thanks heaps for your kind words... sorry about the delay in responding but just learnt how to access the response side of things... :-)... regards.... Ed, Matt, Grant & Rachel (the Team Extreme)

    Reviewed 2 September 2018

    It was just amazing!Thanks to the team, passionate crew who wants to share the best with you! We stayed 6 hours on the boat, more than previous (4h) for the pleasure. We were on a good boat not to big, we were very closed to...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank Audrey363
    Diveherveybay, Owner at Hervey Bay Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Thanks heaps for your kind words... sorry about the delay in responding but just learnt how to access the response side of things... :-)... regards.... Ed, Matt, Grant & Rachel (the Team Extreme)

    Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

    Cannot say enough about this company. We did exactly what was promised. I have never been that close to a whale let alone swimming with one or four as it turned out. Hervey Bay Divers were professional, knowledgeable and extremely respectful of the whales. The...More

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    Diveherveybay, Owner at Hervey Bay Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Thanks heaps for your kind words... sorry about the delay in responding but just learnt how to access the response side of things... :-)... regards.... Ed, Matt, Grant & Rachel (the Team Extreme)

    Reviewed 15 August 2018

    Big shout out to Ed & Matt for the awesome experience. Was a beautiful day for the watch, spotted the whales very quickly and got in the water straight away. So glad we decided to do it, really was worth every cent. Will be recommending...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank t0mdrake
    Diveherveybay, Owner at Hervey Bay Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Thanks heaps for your kind words... sorry about the delay in responding but just learnt how to access the response side of things... :-)... regards.... Ed, Matt, Grant & Rachel (the Team Extreme)

    Reviewed 15 August 2018

    We were whisked across the bay on a modern and well equipped boat under the care of a very professional and friendly crew. Weather was superb and the whales obliging .... we had an initial extended swim with two nosey whales which swam around and...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
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    Diveherveybay, Owner at Hervey Bay Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

    Thanks heaps for your kind words... sorry about the delay in responding but just learnt how to access the response side of things... :-)... regards.... Ed, Matt, Grant & Rachel (the Team Extreme)

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    Aravind S
    20 September 2018|
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    Response from Reynojl | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the late reply, but no, whale season is from mid-July to mid-November. Whales are pretty much gone by late November.
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