Gold Coast Whale Watching - Whales in Paradise Half Day Cruise
Whale Watching departing Gold Coast (June to November)
Whale Watching departing Brisbane (June to November)
Get ready for the ultimate whale watching encounter on the Gold Coast...
Get up close and personal with these massive creatures of the ocean. See the magnificent Humpback Whale breach. Hear their great tails slap the water. Feel their waves rock the boat and marvel at their playfulness and intimacy.
Join us for an unforgettable Whale Watching tour experience. As we embark on our journey we pass the homes of the rich and famous living on the Gold Coast's exclusive waterways system. We are the only Whale Watching tour to include a river/canal cruise. With our experienced commentary team, we take you to the deep blue waters of the majestic “Humpback Whale Highway” where the real experience begins!
Have your camera at the ready as we view Humpback Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins, Giant Loggerhead Turtles, Killer Whales and various Sea Birds, which call these waters home.
Our crew are experienced and dedicated to providing you with the closest whale encounters possible. Our vessel Mahi Mahi is purpose built and specifically selected for whale watching with unobstructed 360 degree viewing on all decks - not just the bow. A unique water level viewing platform allows you to get closer to the whales for that "intimate encounter".
Included In Price
We take you to where the whales play. We are the longest whale watching tour on the Gold Coast.
Morning / Afternoon Tea & optional snacks & soft drinks.
What makes us unique?
- 100% Daily Sightings record of operation - (Guaranteed sightings or free return cruise)
- Bonus Gold Coast Canal cruise - see the spectacular architecture & homes of the rich & famous with commentary.
- Closest Encounters - our crew are experience and are dedicated in providing you with the closest whale encounters possible.
- Guaranteed rail side position…. for those perfect photos.
- Smaller Groups - Personalised Service
- Unobstructed 360 degree viewing on all decks - not just the bow with our unique water level viewing platform…gets you closer to the whales.
- Unique & informative commentary from our Marine Naturalist.
42 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
Price Valid For
Childrens prices are between 0 to 14 years.
Not recommended for children under the age of 3 years.
Please specify if you would prefer morning (departing at 9am) or sunset (departing at 2pm) for this tour. Please note this cruise is NOT confirmed until you receive confirmation from Whales in Paradise.
Conditions & Cancellation: All cruises are weather and number dependant. (Reschedule or refund). Cancellations with less than 24 hrs notice 100% of fare taken. The operator reserves the right to refuse entry, substitute the vessel and change the day’s itinerary and pricing without notice. Whale & Island cruises are not recommended for children under the age of 3 years (Whale watching, if you have any concerns with motion sickness please consult a chemist).
9:00am or 2:00pm for Gold Coast - 7am for Brisbane departures
MORNING Whale Watching & Canal Cruise
Ex Gold Coast: Departs: 9.00am / Returns: 12.30pm
SUNSET Whale Watching & Canal Cruise
Ex Gold Coast Departs: 2.00pm / Returns: 5.30pm
BRISBANE Tour: Morning Whale Watching & Canal Cruise plus 2 hours free time
Ex Brisbane Departs: hotel pickup at 7.00am / Returns: 4.00pm
Brisbane tour includes morning Whale Watching + Canal Cruise + transfers to & from Brisbane + morning tea + two hours leisure time at the Gold Coast. Bus departs Brisbane 7am and returns from the Gold Coast 2.30pm.
Whale watching is weather dependant. Please contact operator in case of bad weather. It is also a seasonal activity, with whales migrating between the months of June - November of a year.