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Hervey Bay: Ultimate Whale Watching Experience

Product ID: 142875
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Encounter these majestic creatures on the ultimate whale watching experience lead by experts. Enjoy an experience based on over 30 years of whale research.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Listen to expert commentary from certified marine naturalists
  • Gain exclusive interaction with an on-board whale researcher
  • Enjoy underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs
  • Eat complimentary snacks and soft drinks on-board
  • Sightings guaranteed or receive a free return ticket
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This whale watching tour is led by certified marine naturalists who provide expert interpretation of the amazing whale behaviors you'll encounter. As an exclusive, you'll also interact with an on-board whale researcher.

Listen to live whale songs with underwater hydrophones and learn the latest whale facts and findings. Drinks, snacks and souvenirs are all available on-board. You'll cruise in comfort on Hervey Bay's newest, state of the art vessel the Ocean Defender. Enjoy a fast, smooth ride with panoramic water-level views from forward-facing seats offering plenty of shade. On this small-group tour, there are excellent photo opportunities.

The Ocean Defender is eco-friendly, fully licensed and follows all regulations for whale protection. Enjoy the knowledge that your ticket supports whale research, marine education and ocean conservation in Australia and around the world. Whale sightings are guaranteed or you will receive a free return ticket.
  • Expert commentary from certified marine naturalists
  • Interaction with on-board whale researcher
  • Underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs
  • On-board Jr. Naturalist Programme and free activity booklet
  • Snack and soft drinks on-board
  • Pacific Whale Foundation full color whale watch guide
  • Sightings guaranteed or a free return ticket
  • Travel on Hervey Bay’s newest, state of the art vessel
  • Forward-facing seats with plenty of room and shade
  • Panoramic water-level “whale’s eye” views
  • Toilet facilities on-board
  • Small-group experience with excellent photo opportunities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Shop 1, Tourist Terminal, Great Sandy Straits Marina. Check in 30 minutes before activity starts.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring a cash for snacks and souvenirs, a camera, hat and sunglasses
• It is also recommend you bring a spray jacket and something to keep you warm as it could be wet or cold
• You must check in at the marina 30 minutes before departure time

From £48.89 per person

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