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Blue Dolphin Marine Tours

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Address: Berth B7, Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Whales, Dolphins and Champagne! Be one of the few, not the many to...

Whales, Dolphins and Champagne! Be one of the few, not the many to experience our Exclusive Full Day Whale Watching Tours. For an up close and personal experience that you will never forget, see the magnificent humpback whale from the uncrowded deck of Blue Dolphin. As one of the smallest vessels and a luxury sailing catamaran, you will experience the trip of a lifetime. See the whales eye to eye and listen as your skipper shares his 30+ years experience working with marine mammals.

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US$61.43*
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Hervey Bay, the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island Dolphin Watching Cruise...
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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise by Catamaran

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Awesome day out and crew went out of their way to accommodate children

We went on the half day dolphin cruise on 6/4/17 and had the most amazing day. With two very outgoing boys aged 7 and 8 we were not sure about going (more because of the other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jimkathleenl
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the half day dolphin cruise on 6/4/17 and had the most amazing day. With two very outgoing boys aged 7 and 8 we were not sure about going (more because of the other passengers putting up with them)!! The day was amazing and the boys were entertained with all of the water activities. The other passengers were... More 

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Blue Dolphin and taking the time to write a review. We feel the morning Fraser Island Eco Sailing Adventure is the perfect amount of time to spend on the water looking for marine life and having fun on the boom net or aqua mat and is great for families. So glad you all enjoyed your morning... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment of booking to the conclusion of the cruise we have to say an amazing experience! Peter was a wonderful captain, food was delicious and wine was plentiful. Highly recommend to visitors to Hervey Bay. Oh and the sunset was the cherry on top!

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Pam for choosing Blue Dolphin for your sunset sail. It really is a special way to see the day out and start the evening. Hope to see you again and thank you for your review. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went out on the Blue Dolphin sunset cruise last night and had a great tour with family and friends The owner and skipper is Peter and he did a Stirling job The nibbles and drinks just kept coming We actually saw a dolphin and some turtles as well And the Sunset was stunning have a look at some of... More 

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us on board Blue Dolphin. What a spectacular sunset after the chaos that hit Queensland. Glad you enjoyed your evening. Thank you for your review and photos too. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This sunset cruise is not during Whale Season (July-Nov), and takes a couple of hours aboard this catamaran and part under sail. Very relaxing and included are nibbles and non stop champagne/wine/beer. Boat holds approx. 30 people so not too many to feel cramped. Staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Would certainly recommend it especially for... More 

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Blue Dolphin for your sunset sail. Our size vessel is perfect for small groups and is a great way to unwind and watch as the sun sets. Hope to see you again and thank you for your review. More 

Bielsko-Biala, Poland
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Everything was prepared perfectly . The captain has huge knowledge about marine life. 4 hours was enough to see a lot of dolphins , rays and other sea creatures. I would recommend it to everyone

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Blue Dolphin. We are very fortunate to have abundant marine animals in The Great Sandy Strait and we love showing them to guests. Glad you enjoyed your morning on the water. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Unforgettable experience, gave my the opportunity to observe my favourite marine mammals - Dolphins a life-long wish full field

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Sandra for choosing Blue Dolphin. So glad you fulfilled your wish of seeing dolphins in the wild. There really is no better way to see them then in their own environment doing what they want to do. Many thanks Jodie More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I could not rate the sunset cruise any higher!!! Had a wonderful time, even though tour was full was not crowded and it felt like just the two of us on the boat, the drinks were flowing and service and the sunset were amazing. Would definitely do it again if we go back to Hervey Bay. It's a must do... More 

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Blue Dolphin. Our sunset sail is a great way to relax and enjoy the waters of The Great Sandy Strait. You can be as social as you like or enjoy a romantic evening together all while being served drinks and a yummy platter of food. Hope to see you again when you visit Hervey Bay. More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Skipper and owner, Peter's experience, professionalism and passion really shine through. I can thoroughly recommend this tour for those seeking a unique small group experience. You won't be disappointed.

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for joining us on board Blue Dolphin. We truly enjoy what we do and sharing it with guests and visitors to the region. Thank you for your review. More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I photographed a wedding performed on Blue Dolphin. The staff were very accommodating of the couple's needs. The vessel was well cared for and safe. The waters were calm and beautiful.

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have enjoyed a few weddings on The Blue Dolphin now and it is a perfect setting for a relaxed and intimate celebration. We cater to guests needs and requests for a no fuss, stress free day. Would love to see a photo on our facebook page of the wedding. Thanks again. More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a wonderful time we had. So wonderful we came back for a second evening and brought family to also enjoy the experience. Peter and Ashleigh were wonderful hosts, ensuring special memories were created. Thank you, we will be back next time we are fortunate to holiday in Hervey Bay

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Peter L, Owner at Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us twice. It really is such a nice way to see out the day and a lot cooler out on the water with a cool drink in hand. Look forward to seeing you again next time you visit Hervey Bay. Thank you More 

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