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  2. Queensland
  3. Hervey Bay
  4. Fraser Island

Hervey Bay 4-Hour Whale Watch Encounter

Product ID: 97434
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Experience the thrills of close encounters with majestic humpbacks on Hervey Bay's ultimate half-day whale watch encounter. Head out on a luxury catamaran that’s equipped with viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and more.

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About this activity
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 1:30 PM
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Dutch, English, German

Pickup included

Pick-up is provided at all main Hervey Bay accommodations.

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  • Experience an up-close experience with humpback whales
  • Cruise along Hervey Bay on a fast and luxurious 20-meter catamaran
  • Listen to expert commentary from friendly and experienced staff
Full description
This half-day whale watch cruise departs twice daily from the Hervey Bay Marina on the luxury 20-meter catamaran Tasman Venture. Experience a tranquil cruise across the Great Sandy Strait and past rugged islands before sailing along the pristine western side of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

The catamaran was specifically designed for whale watching, offering clear viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and a unique water-level viewing platform for the ultimate personal experience.

Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime up-close and personal encounters with the majestic humpback whales and marvel at their sheer size and athleticism. Friendly, experienced staff will provide expert commentary throughout the tour and serve a morning or afternoon tea and delicious antipasti platter.
  • Half-day whale watching cruise
  • Pick-up and drop off at Hervey Bay accommodation
  • Morning or afternoon tea including tea/coffee, biscuits and antipasti platter
  • WiFi on board
  • Close Encounters Whale Watch DVD
  • Access to unique water-level viewing platform
  • Air-conditioned, underwater viewing windows
  • Expert commentary

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tours are subject to change or cancelation due to weather conditions
• The tour operator reserves the right to substitute another vessel as required
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Tasman Venture

Product ID: 97434