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Gold Coast Whale Watching & Canal Cruise

by Whales in Paradise Duration 3h 15m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveller Price is AU$67
Pricing based on group of 4 travellers
Amazing! 4.7/5 Wotif Guest Rating View all 5 Wotif Verified Reviews

See the majestic humpback whale in its natural habitat – the expansive Pacific Ocean – on this exciting whale-watching cruise. Watch in awe as these incredible creatures leap out of the water, playfully slap their enormous tails behind them, and create massive waves that will rock your boat and your mind!

Start out cruising through the rivers and canals of Surfers Paradise and pass some of the magnificent waterside houses of its rich and famous residents. Your marine naturalist guide gives you some fascinating information about the whales you are seeking as you make your way out to what is known as the "humpback whale highway."

From May to October each year, humpback whales migrate to these waters to mate and give birth. Take this incredible opportunity to see the whales playing and leaping out of the water. Keep a lookout for Bottlenose dolphins, turtles, and even killer whales, too. Onboard, enjoy some tea and coffee with biscuits while you take in the incredible views.

With smaller groups aboard the boat, you are guaranteed a rail-side position, providing the very best photo opportunities. This particular area is so popular among the whales that there is nearly a 100 per cent chance of seeing them. If you don't, you can join another cruise the following day.

See the majestic humpback whale in its natural habitat – the expansive Pacific Ocean – on this exciting whale-watching cruise. Watch in awe as these incredible creatures leap out of the water, playfully slap their enormous tails behind them, and create massive waves that will rock your boat and your mind!

Start out cruising through the rivers and canals of Surfers Paradise and pass some of the magnificent waterside houses of its rich and famous residents. Your marine naturalist guide gives you some fascinating information about the whales you are seeking as you make your way out to what is known as the "humpback whale highway."

From May to October each year, humpback whales migrate to these waters to mate and give birth. Take this incredible opportunity to see the whales playing and leaping out of the water. Keep a lookout for Bottlenose dolphins, turtles, and even killer whales, too. Onboard, enjoy some tea and coffee with biscuits while you take in the incredible views.

With smaller groups aboard the boat, you are guaranteed a rail-side position, providing the very best photo opportunities. This particular area is so popular among the whales that there is nearly a 100 per cent chance of seeing them. If you don't, you can join another cruise the following day.

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10:30 AM, Whale Watching Cruise - Family in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Ticket is valid for a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged between 3 and 14 years old.

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AU$66.75

Total price is AU$267, taxes included

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12:30 PM, Whale Watching Cruise - Family in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Ticket is valid for a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged between 3 and 14 years old.

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2:30 PM, Whale Watching Cruise - Family in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Ticket is valid for a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged between 3 and 14 years old.

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8:30 AM, Whale Watching Cruise - Family in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

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10:30 AM, Whale Watching Cruise in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Solo ticket.

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AU$99

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12:30 PM, Whale Watching Cruise in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Solo ticket.

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AU$99

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2:30 PM, Whale Watching Cruise in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Solo ticket.

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AU$99

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7:00 AM, Whale Watching Cruise in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Solo ticket

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8:30 AM, Whale Watching Cruise in English

Duration 3h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Solo ticket.

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Gold Coast Whale Watching & Canal Cruise

Activity Location

Gold Coast

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Sightseeing Cruises Terminal (corner of Cavil and Ferny Av)

    58 Cavill Avenue

    Surfers Paradise 4217


Highlights

  • Cruise to see humpback whales in their natural habitat

  • Live onboard commentary from a marine naturalist guide

  • Passing by the luxurious homes of the Surfers Paradise coast

  • Rail-side position guaranteed for perfect photo opportunity

  • Sightings guaranteed or you receive another cruise


Inclusions

  • 3.25hr whale-watching cruise

  • Tea, coffee and biscuits

  • Live commentary provided in English

  • Guaranteed whale sightings

  • Scenic river and waterways cruise past the homes of the rich and famous


Exclusions

  • Kiosk items - crisps, chocolates, drinks

  • Hotel transfers (contact tour operator)


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are not recommended however we take children of all ages.

  • If you do not see any whales on your cruise, you will receive a complimentary return cruise.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Gold Coast Whale Watching & Canal Cruise ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5

5/5 Jul 05, 2018

Well informed info by the tour operator before departure. We were advised on the sea wave condition which is bit rough but we do have a choice to change the date. We decide to follow promised safety precautions. End result, all happy viewed 5 whales!

Oct 30, 2017

We saw 2 momma whales with a baby each. They were flipping, jumping, and having fun. Also saw a pod of dolphins. Soo awesome to see them up close in their natural environment.

Judith M

United States