Whale Watching Tour - Half Day Cruise - Hervey Bay

Spend up to 5 hours out on the waters of Hervey Bay searching for whales during this unforgettable boat tour. Listen to the expert commentary from your guide and enjoy a delicious meal onboard.

Highlights

  • Friendly guides with lots of local knowledge and expert fauna commentary
  • Includes delicious food and complimentary filtered water, leaf and herbal tea, coffee and milo
  • Extra wide decks provide excellent viewing and seating for guests
  • Fully licensed and well stocked bar
  • Includes hotel pick up in Hervey Bay
  • Free WiFi onboard

Experience a life-changing close encounter with the amazing marine life of Hervey Bay. This epic 4-5 hour cruise aboard the specially designed, environmentally friendly, MV Whalesong will let you discover the incredible local whales and dolphins with the help of their friendly, expert crew. In addition to the guaranteed whale sightings, you could also see sea turtles, dolphins and endangered dugong, as well as local tropical fish.

Whalesong's Extended Morning Cruise - July 18th to October 31st

The Morning Cruise gets you out on the Bay, interacting with the whales before the other boats arrive, but still back in time to be able to make use of your afternoon.  Of all the morning cruises, Whalesong Cruises spends the longest on the whales.

5-hour cruise includes:

• Morning Tea (fruit platter and cakes)

• Buffet Lunch (cool roasted chicken, ham, three freshly made salads and fresh bread)

Whalesong's Afternoon + Sunset Cruise - July 25th to October 11th

The Afternoon Cruise is ideal if you want to make the most of your time in Hervey Bay. It enables you to fit in a whale watch cruise on the same day you arrive as they are the latest full-service boat to leave in the afternoon.  After the afternoon of whale watching, enjoy your dinner with the stunning sunset Hervey Bay is famous for.

4-hour cruise includes:

• Afternoon Tea (cheeses, sliced meats and crackers)

• Buffet Dinner (stews, soup, fresh salads and fresh bread)

Whalesong Cruises are committed sustainable practices, you can feel comfortable knowing your experience is not at the expense of the environment these incredible creatures live in.

Adult Extended Morning $125.00
Child Extended Morning $65.00 (4 - 14 years old)
Teenager Extended Morning $90.00 (15 - 17 years old)
Adult Afternoon + Sunset $125.00
Child Afternoon + Sunset $65.00
Teenager Afternoon + Sunset $90.00
Senior Afternoon + Sunset $115.00
Senior Extended Morning $115.00
Family (4*) Extended Morning $380.00 (*2A + 2C)
Family (4*) Afternoon + Sunset $380.00 (*2A + 2C)
Family (5*) Extended Morning $445.00 (*2A + 3C)
Family (5*) Afternoon + Sunset $445.00 (*2A + 3C)

What's included

  • *Guaranteed whale watch – if no whale sightings, a free return trip offered*
  • Expert commentary on marine life and local Aboriginal history
  • Multilingual crew to give one-on-one real time commentary (German, French, Spanish, Italian)
  • Hydrophone to listen to the whales’ ‘sing’ (when conditions permit)
  • Children’s activity sheets
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Buffet lunch or buffet dinner

Duration

  • 5 hrs (morning) or 4 hrs (afternoon)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Address: Shop 2, Great Sandy Straits Marina, 17 Buccaneer Drive. Urangan, QLD 4655
  • Infants 0 - 3 years old are free

    Child: 4 - 14 years old

    Teenager: 15 - 17 years old

Available Bookings from July 17 to July 23

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Sat 17 Jul
Sun 18 Jul
Mon 19 Jul
Tue 20 Jul
Wed 21 Jul
Thu 22 Jul
Fri 23 Jul

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult Extended Morning$79.00
  • Child Extended Morning$52.00
  • Teenager Extended Morning$75.00
  • Senior Extended Morning$115.00
  • Family (4*) Extended Morning$340.00
  • Family (5*) Extended Morning$390.00

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Leonie from Australia wrote on 05 October 2020

Water babies

We did the afternoon cruise. Saw two mums and buns with another whale further away possibly male. Just awesome. The sheer power and might of their effort to breech and tail slap is mind boggling. The boat is very spacious. Crew are informative and helpful while looking after everyone on board. The hospitality is good. We discovered we were on the last cruise of the season and boy was it a good one. I am happy to recommend the Whalesong for great cruising excursions.

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Ken Swanson from Australia wrote on 22 September 2020

Had a great day

Only downside was we got stuck on a sand bar

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julienv from Australia wrote on 16 September 2020

Amazing experience

The crew members are nice and friendly, the boat is clean and the skipper knows what he's doing! We got to se whales really close and also jumping out of the water. It was unreal! I recommend with no hesitation.

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Madeline Batsiokis from Australia wrote on 13 September 2020

Great morning trip

Had a great morning on the Whalesong cruise. Although the weather was not the best,we had amazing view of several whales whole were very active. We watched a few mums and calves playing. In fact there was not much time when we were not viewing whales. The morning tea and lunch were also very satisfying and service from the crew was great, very friendly. I would go with them again. Highly recommended!

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Manassanan Jumpatip from Thailand wrote on 01 September 2020

Have a fond memories

I decided to go to Hervey bay in order to watch the whales and I chose Whalesong agency that was amazing. I'd love to get there again. I took a video about watching the whales so if you would like you see just follow me "Liew Vlog" on YouTube. I'll share my experience about that soon on YouTube. Thanks so much.

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