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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
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
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
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!!!!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
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
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
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.
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
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
Matt158, Manager at Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018