1. Australia
  2. New South Wales
  3. Byron Bay
  4. Cape Byron Marine Park

Byron Bay: Premier Whale Watch Cruise with Marine Biologist

Product ID: 219582
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Encounter astonishing humpback whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the breathtaking coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay. Departing from Ballina’s Richmond River, visit the pristine waters of Cape Byron Marine Park.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 2.5 hours
Starting times 7:30 AM, 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about humpback whales, local points of interest and history from a qualified marine biologist guide
  • Listen to live humpback whale song using a specialized underwater hydrophone
  • Take in breathtaking views of the Ballina to Byron Bay coastline and Cape Byron Marine Park
  • Enjoy 360-degree views and a smooth, comfortable ride aboard our purpose-built eco vessel
  • Encounter astonishing humpback whales in their natural habitat
Full description
Depart from Ballina’s Richmond River and enter the pristine waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Encounter astonishing humpback whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the breathtaking coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay.

A friendly marine biologist will share in-depth knowledge of the area and humpback whale encounters that you'll get to experience within Byron’s Marine Park. You can also listen to live humpback whale song using a specialized underwater hydrophone. Enjoy complimentary snacks and bottled water during your cruise.

The purpose-built eco-vessel seats 20 guests and has a 360-degree views for unparalleled whale watching and sightseeing experiences. It has a unique hull design, which ensures a smooth, comfortable ride in all cruising conditions. The friendly, professional team guarantees a first-class, unmatched, eco tour to remember.
Includes
  • Locally made sweet and savory delights
  • Drinking water
  • Weather jackets
  • Free return shuttle service from Byron Bay and Lennox Head designated pick up points
  • Regular morning departures, available from June until November
What’s Not Included
  • Please bring your hat, sunglasses, camera and your sense of adventure
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Motion sickness prevention
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Minimum of six participants to operate
• 48-hour cancellation policy
• All children must be accompanied by an adult
• Occasional cancellations may occur due to unsafe or unpleasant weather and ocean conditions, we offer a river cruise alternative, change of day or full refund

From US$ 87.73 per person

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Value for money
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Out Of The Blue Adventures

Product ID: 219582