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Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch

#5 of 17 things to do in Urangan Features Animals
| Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 9611
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I really liked this trip for three reasons: 1) The boat is well constructed and designed aluminum... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dan S
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Coolangatta, Australia
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Went to see the whales on the Quck Cat II, but no sightings, willing to sell my 2 spots for a great... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
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Hervey Bay Whale Watch operate 2 half day cruises daily during whale season (mid July - end Oct)on board Quick Cat II, the most awarded vessel in Queensland. Quick Cat II *morning cruise 7am-12.30pm includes light breakfast, home made morning tea. *During July only cruises depart 8am. Afternoon cruise 1pm-5pm includes home made afternoon tea. All cruises Guarantee whale sightings or free retun ticket issued. Wheelchair & pram access around the entire main deck. DVD of each cruise can be purchased on board. Operated by the pioneers of the whale watch industry in Hervey Bay Brian & Jill Perry. Now offering Swim with whales!(when conditions permit)
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really liked this trip for three reasons: 1) The boat is well constructed and designed aluminum hull. It is stable, meaning that when a whale is sighted and every body on board rushes to one spot on the boat it does not list to...More

Thank Dan S
QuickCatII, Front Office Manager at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review, Quick Cat II was purpose built for whale watching so we are glad you noticed how well suited it is. So glad you enjoyed your trip. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went to see the whales on the Quck Cat II, but no sightings, willing to sell my 2 spots for a great price to see the whales. Contact me.

1  Thank wanttosee t
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely day spending a few hours watching the whales. The boat allowed for excellent viewing of the whales, the boat is probably the perfect size not too big and therefore everyone one could clearly view the whales. The whales chose to come...More

1  Thank Moir A
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had just 1 day to visit fraser island but we also wanted to do a whale watch tour. So we found this company that offered a half day whale watch tour and a half day Fraser island. The staff is very friendly and the...More

1  Thank vince G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

complimentary pick up from Oceans resort was an unexpected bonus. Brian the skipper was excellent, as were all the crew. Sea a little choppy but felt very safe and looked after by the crew. Fantastic views of several mothers and their calves. Thanks for an...More

Thank julieatpiha
QuickCatII, Owner at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thanks Julie.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Whale watching was great but we were mislead by the tour operator. We requested Vegan food, the cabin staff did not have any knowledge of the request. We discussed swimming with whales prior to booking and offered to pay in advance. We were told yes...More

1  Thank guitaristeve
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We boarded the Quick Cat II at 7:15a.m. on a beautiful morning for the 45 minute cruise to the Marine Park off Fraser Island. Being the first day after the end of school holidays the Cat was not crowded and there was ample room to...More

Thank June F
QuickCatII, Owner at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

June, thanks for your review. As a small family operated business we rely on our customers feedback. The whales do what they want when they want & sounds like you had a great performance by many whales. Happy you enjoyed my freshly home baked muffins...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Just returned from a wonderful mornings whale watching. This local, family run business was a pleasure to deal with from the initial phone enquiry right through to when they dropped us back at our accommodation! The crew were extremely helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. We saw...More

Thank Damian K
QuickCatII, Front Office Manager at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you Damian for your review. We are glad you had a great experience, we love it when our passengers have a great time. It is always great when you get active whales. See you next time

Reviewed 4 October 2016

We opted for an afternoon tour. The morning tour it seems had been a bit choppy but by afternoon the water was very calm, weather warm and sunny. Ideal Hervey Bay weather. Quick Cat II is a 17m catamaran that got us to the whale...More

1  Thank stuartferguson69
QuickCatII, Front Office Manager at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thanks for the feedback Stuart, There is plenty of room on the Quick Cat II to move around and view the whales. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2016

This should have, and could have been the best experience ever, but due to a passing storm front the seas were extremely choppy and the skipper should have cancelled the trip. There were elderly and young children , including a baby. I would say over...More

1  Thank MarieJohn121
QuickCatII, Owner at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

So sorry you had a bad day on the water, but we have NO control over the weather. The trip you mention was cut short due to the conditions which is not a normal occurance in Hervey Bay. I hope to see you return as...More

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Anca N
25 July 2016|
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Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Hi Anca, The Whale season is from June until the end of October. So unfortunately you wont get to see them in January. If you were able to change your trip, to the above months you would be guaranteed Whales. Thanks Kerry
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Debbie C
14 July 2016|
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Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Debbie, we guarantee every cruise & have done for 30 years. Our season is already running with whales in the bay & we will have many more by August. Looking forward to seeing you in Hervey Bay where the whales stay... More
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hayzie4
16 September 2015|
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Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Oh no way, whales are in the bay till end October, we have loads of mums & calves right now,"Whale Soup" we call it!
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