Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise


6 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Reward yourself with this premium whale watching tour departing Hervey Bay on-board the Freedom III. There is plenty of time to witness close encounters and stunning behaviors of the majestic humpback whales whilst in the shelter of K'Gari(Fraser Island). Maximum 46 passengers, includes freshly baked morning tea, tropical buffet lunch and fruit and cheese platter on the way home.  Expert commentary, friendly and caring crew make this a tour to treasure.

Strict personal hygiene and cleaning procedures are conducted hourly to ensure our crew and passengers' safety.

Inclusions

  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Lunch - Tropical Buffet lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Guaranteed sightings from 20 July to 15 October or a free return tour

What to expect

Itinerary

The tour departs from Urangan Harbour, passing Round Island, the Urangan Jetty, Big Woody Island. Some information on the history of the area is given by the skipper. Whales are usually sighted at least 30 minutes after departure while in the Platypus Bay Area, inside Fraser Island(K'gari).
The tour often follows much of the Western Beaches of K'gari. It may be possible to witness many different whale behaviours as well as listening to whalesong through the hydrophone. Other marine animals, such as dolphins, turtles and sea birds may be observed as well. Guests will be offered morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea during the tour.

Stop At:

• Freedom Whale Watch, Great Sandy Straits Marina, 17 Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia
• Fraser Island, Hervey Bay, Queensland Australia

Meeting point

Great Sandy Straits Marina Urangan Hervey Bay, 17 Buccaneer Dr, Urangan QLD 4655, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Esplanade pick-ups are from the beachside opposite most motels.
Urraween Pickups are at 8:30
Pt Vernon pickups are at 8:40
Pialba pickups are at 8:45
Scarness pickups are at 8:50
Torquay pickups are at 9am
Shelly Beach pickups are at 9:05
Urangan Pickups are at 9:10
Other accommodation pick-ups can be arranged.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • We can arrange pet sitting if required.
  • Due to COVID-19 we will not allow unwell passengers aboard
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 46 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Lyn_G
September 2021

When the whales and calf came right up to the boat. Skippers good sense of humour. Food fresh and if good quality.

Naz O
January 2022

What a day. A friend who goes yearly recommended we come up and experience the whales. How could we say no. We booked with Freedom III Whale Watch Fishing & Dive charters and we were not disappointed. A great boat, with lots of room and very comfy picked us up at the dock. The captain was very kn...

Eric_S
October 2021

It was a great day from start to finish. The crew were friendly, professional and informative. We were transferred to and from our hotel, all very easy. Our cruise was at the end of the season and we saw two separate mothers and their calves. Seeing one mother and her calf breaching was amazing...

R1783POkarenm
October 2021

What an amazing day. From the minute we arrived we knew it was going to be a great day. Keith was absolutely amazing and a wealth of knowledge. Nicki and Rhys were also fantastic. Highly recommend this cruise. We saw some truely memorable sights, and the whales put on an awesome show for us. B...

Malcolm_B
October 2021

Great crew who were helpful and informative. Great boat and good facilities and food. Enjoyable day on the water with good whale sightings.

I3517VUlisad
October 2021

The best day out you can have in Hervey Bay. This Cruise has been our favourite so far in Hervey Bay. From the moment you step on board you are looked after. Plenty of commentary from the captain about the the region & Fraser Island. We had several close encounters with the pods of whales, one p...

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from $87.88 / per person