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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. COVID safe!

 Departing at 9:30 and returning not before 3:30pm each day from late July to the end of October. Freedom Whale Watch is fully compliant with the latest Health and safety regulations resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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 lunch is served while watching whales play near the boat. It consists of warm bread rolls, 2 cold meats, hot chicken wings, 3 salads: coleslaw, potato salad & green salad. This can no longer be buffet style due to COVID health Regs.

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 a fresh fruit platter and a cheese platter is served on the  return journey. 

** Please ring about bookings late in 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 $150.00

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Whale Watch Gift Voucher Book Now
Whale Watch Gift Voucher

Whale Watch Gift Voucher

Whale watch Gift voucher on our 9:30 to 3:30pm daily tour between late July to end of October. Valid for 3 years.

  • 6 hour whale watch cruise 
  • Courtesy transfers if required
  • Delicious morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea
  • Guaranteed whale sigthings or a free return trip
  • Informative commentary from experienced skipper and crew
  • Comfortable, stable 17.64 metre catamaran
  • Hydrophone for listening to whalesongs
  • Free filtered water, tea and coffee all day
  • Magical close encounters with the humpback whales who come to rest and play in Hervey Bay.

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
AUD $150.00

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Offshore Superboat Racing and Seafood × × × × × × ×
Offshore Superboat Racing and Seafood

Offshore Superboat Racing and Seafood

Watch the final Offshore Superboat Races and enjoy a buffet lunch with local seafood.

Departing Great Sandy Straits Marina to moor inside the racecourse for the final Offshore Suberboats Races for 2019.

Morning tea will be served on route to the racecourse, hot scones and profiteroles with your tea and coffee.

Seafood buffet lunch  will be served between race 1 and 2. It will consist of local sand crabs, prawns, oysters along with two cold meats, hot chicken wings, three fresh salads and warm bread rolls. Drinks can be purchased onboard.

A fresh fruit platter will be served for dessert after the 2nd race and while cruising back to port.

Enjoy the action of the racing, helicopters hovering above. 

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $110.00

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Premium Whale Watch tour for 2

Premium Whale Watch tour for 2

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

Courtesy pick-up from hotel accommodation is available. Departing at 9:30 and returning not before 4:00pm each day from late July to the end of 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 and onboard DVD's entertain and educate about the unique aspects of whale watching in Platypus Bay which is formed by Fraser Island and the mainland. Freedom Whale Watch is now Eco Accredited.


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 tropical buffet lunch is served while watching whales play near the boat. It consists of warm bread rolls, 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 a fresh fruit platter and a cheese platter is served on the  return journey. 

** Please ring about bookings late in 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
  • children's activities and toys
  • 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 $300.00

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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 western beaches of K'gari. 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. 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 this early in July.

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

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

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