Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

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6 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


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(formerly Fraser Island). Dolphins, turtles and other marine creatures are often encountered as well.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.


  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Lunch - Plated lunch of 2 cold meats, hot chicken wings, 3 salads and a bread roll.
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Guaranteed sightings from 15 July to 10 October or a free return tour
  • Alcoholic Beverages - One free wine, beer, cider, soft drink or juice with lunch

What to expect


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

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We can arrange pet sitting if required.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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


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

Loved it. Keith’s humour and commitment. The food, the boat, and of course, the whales. Bloody everywhere. An amazing day!!!

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...

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...

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...

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.

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