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Fraser Island Whale Watch Encounter

By Blue Dolphin Marine Tours
5.0/5

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Cleaning and safety practices

Vehicles and venues disinfected
Equipment sanitised between use
Sanitiser provided

Overview

  • This seasonal whale watching tour takes you aboard a 24-passenger sailing catamaran from Hervey Bay to Platypus Bay at Frasier Island. An immersive platform lets you observe a humpback whale underwater while you listen to sound waves by hydrophone. Morning and afternoon tea are served along with a buffet lunch and drink during the full-day tour.

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What's included, what's not

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch and drink
  • Afternoon tea
  • National park fees
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (best suited to children 8 years and older)
  • Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Tour may be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transport
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 20 travellers
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Departure time: 7:30 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland

After hotel pickup in the morning, board the Blue Dolphin, a 38-foot (11.6-meter) eco-friendly catamaran departing Great Sandy Straits Marina at Hervey Bay. This modern and luxurious sailing vessel is well-appointed with plenty of shaded seating areas and wide, flat decks — perfectly suited for up to 24 passengers. 



Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Platypus Bay, Australia

This long-running and award-winning whale watching tour heads out to Platypus Bay, situated on the western side of Fraser Island. Marine life abounds in the region, from the little-known Australian humpback dolphins to the well-known humpback whales that visit during the winter months.

Pass By: Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Queensland

Throughout the day you will be offered the opportunity to see the whales, including from an immersive platform. An informative talk is given by your skipper, who shares more than 30 years of experience working with marine mammals. Your guide's knowledge of the animals and the marine environment ensures a unique experience. Reference material is also available along with a hydrophone on board to hear the migratory mammals underwater. 

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Urangan
  • Fraser Island Queensland

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Tourist Terminal, Urangan QLD 4655, Australia
    • Fraser Island Queensland

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