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This 3-4h adventure is an absolute personalised experience on a small vessel with a maximum of 8 participants. The spectators can look forward to closer and longer encounters as humpback whales do not feel intimated by a smaller vessel. The outer...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
247 Bayview St | Runaway Bay Marina, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland 4216, Australia
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to have a taste of deep sea travel in a kind of small motor boat. My God, after four hours trip our Weight must have certainty reduced by atleast 2 Kgs since we rolled over upside down several times. Jokes apart, it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank abhaySinghRathore
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great afternoon. Came upon a small pod virtually straight out of the seaway which kept us entertained for the next few hours, plus more on the way home. Lumpy sea and big swells didn't seem to matter and getting wet made it more fun. Much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank krb118
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous afternoon spent following a pod of humpbacks heading south, including 2 calves! Loved being in a small boat, even if we did get wet!!! Thanks Bec, for giving us the rundown on these majestic beasts, it was amazing!!!!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rita G
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the water looking for whales. The boat trip was fun and the skipper was really friendly and knowledgeable about the whales. We managed to find some whales with no other boats in sight, it was truly special. Would highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great morning out with some outstanding whale action after a slow start. Being in a smaller boat meant we had a full 360 degree view - unlike the people crowded on the decks of the larger boats out as well. Our skipper was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day with fantastic skipper Bec a wealth of information and lots of whales sighted. Also had a surprise etched on my brain forever a breaching Minke Whale amongst the Humpbacks. Fabulous day nice small group and lots of Whales.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debra W
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Truly special. As soon as we got back I wanted to do it again! The boat trip alone was great fun. We saw lots of whales breaching, blowing and fun slapping. A thrilling day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Selina C
Matt158, Manager at Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thanks Selina, I am glad you had a great time. See you again soon!!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun onboard and our skipper was very knowledgeable and made sure our safety was #1. I would recommend and defiantly do it again cheers

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 802darrenb
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was certainly a morning to remember - it was a great experience seeing whales whilst in a small boat with only 8 other people. Everyone was involved in looking out for the whales, learning of their habits and the way the whales "travel" together...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nets9
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This is definitely the way to go whale watching the smaller vessel means no big crowds and able to see the whales up close. The team were awesome and went above and beyond to ensure everyone had a great time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dannii49
Matt158, Manager at Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thanks Danni! Hope to see you back sometime :-)

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