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Premium Whale Watch tour

Premium Whale Watch tour

Premium full day whale watch tour departing Hervey Bay. Maximum 46 passengers, includes freshly baked morning tea, tasty lunch and fruit and cheese platter on the way home. Plenty of time to interact with the whales.

 Departing at 9:30 and returning not before 3:30pm each day from  July to mid October. 

Cruise the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay to the Great Sandy Marine Park which is renowned as the playground for visiting humpback whales as they migrate south to the Antarctic waters. Expert commentary from your skipper will educate and inform you about the unique aspects of whale watching in Platypus Bay which is formed by Fraser Island and the mainland. Hervey Bay is world renown and recognised as the first accredited Whale Heritage Site by the World Cteacean Alliance.

Freedom Whale Watch is also Eco Accredited. We operate in an environmentally friendly way to ensure both the safety of our marine creatures as well as our guests. Please feel free to bring your reusable coffee cup for hot or cold drinks. We have a water filling station with fresh filtered water available all day

Morning tea is served on the journey out and consists of hot scones jam and cream and profiteroles. Tea, coffee and filtered water is available all day.
Your delicious plated lunch is served while watching whales play near the boat. It consists of a warm bread roll, 2 cold meats, hot chicken wings, 3 salads: coleslaw, potato salad & green salad. 

Several pods of whales will often be seen as well dolphins, turtles and sea birds.
Fabulous views of Fraser Island's western beaches provide a wonderful background to your tour. Afternoon tea of fresh fruit platters and cheese platters are served on the  return journey. 

** Please ring about bookings in mid October as the whales may be in short supply!!

Freedom III has

  • 3 levels of viewing plus a water level platform for really close encounters
  • hydrophone for hearing the whalesong
  • low passenger numbers
  • delicious chef prepared food
  • locally owned and operated with friendly experienced crew
  • Eco Accreditation through Ecotourism Australia
  • Please Note:
  • Child ages are 4-14years, Under 4 are infants and as such free

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $160.00

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Fraser Western Beaches Discovery Cruise with Whale & Dolphin Search × × × × × × ×
Fraser Western Beaches Discovery Cruise with Whale & Dolphin Search

Fraser Western Beaches Discovery Cruise with Whale & Dolphin Search

Cruise the remote western beaches of K'gari/Fraser Island. Be on the look out for early migrating Humpback Whales, dolphins, dugong and other sea life. Includes morning tea off Moon Point and delicious lunch in Platypus Bay.

This cruise departs 9:30 from the Great Sandy Straits Marina and returns 2:30pm. You will see Round Island, Big Woody Island and Pelican Bank before reaching the widest part of K'gari at Moon Point. Interesting historical and geographical information will be included in the skippers commentary.

Dugong and dolphin are often seen in this area. Morning tea of hot scones and profiteroles will be served as you cruise from Moon Pt to Coongul beach.

Further up the island you will enjoy the sights of the Arch Cliffs, and several creek entrances along the pristine beaches. Dingoes may be seen wandering the beaches as well. Hopefully there will be an early pod of Humpback Whales calling into Platypus Bay on their southern migration. Turtles are often seen in this area as well.

Your plated lunch of hot chicken wings, two cold meats, 3 salads and a warm roll will be served while in Platypus Bay. Free tea, coffee and filtered water is available all day. Soft drinks and other beverages are available to purchase from the bar.

Your skipper will give an informative commentary on the history, geography and special features of K'gari and any marine creatures you are lucky enough to see.

Whale sightings cannot be guaranteed on this tour.

Courtesy bus transfers are available from motels, hotels and tourist parks.

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $120.00

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