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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

  • Take in Moreton Bay views on your whale-watching cruise from Redcliffe
  • Learn about whale biology and behavior as you travel from a guide
  • Hearty buffet lunch provided on board
Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast
From US$98.97
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Departing Redcliff JettyMost Popular
Whale watching cruise departing Redcliffe Jetty. Boarding commences at 9am for a 10am departure and returns at 2.30pm. Buffet lunch included. Guaranteed Sighting
From US$98.97
Departing Brisbane
Whale watching cruise from Redcliff Jetty including roundtrip transport from Brisbane from 8am. Buffet lunch included. Guaranteed whale sightings.
From US$120.96
Departing the Sunshine Coast
Whale watching cruise from Redcliff Jetty including roundtrip transport from the Sunshine Coast from 7:45am. Buffet lunch included. Guaranteed whale sightings.
From US$120.96

See the area's migrating whales from the best possible vantage point, the deck of whale-watching boat, on this half-day cruise from Redcliffe Jetty—with optional roundtrip transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast. On a high-speed catamaran, ride through Moreton Bay, keeping an eye out for whales and listening to engaging commentary about their biology and behavior from your onboard guides. An included buffet lunch means you won't go hungry.

What to Expect

Head for Redcliffe Jetty to board the high-speed catamaran, custom-built for whale watching. Alternatively, if you upgraded to hotel pickup from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, be ready for a pickup at your hotel.

Once on board, choose a spot on the top-level sun deck or inside for some shade and views through floor-to-ceiling windows.

Search Moreton Bay for migrating humpback whales and learn about their biology and behavior through guided commentary. During the season (June through November) it's not unusual to see whales breaching or swimming beside the catamaran, so keep your camera ready.

Take a pause from sightseeing for an onboard buffet lunch comprised of salad, cold meats, and tiger prawns.

The whale-watching cruise ends at Redcliffe Jetty where it started. If you selected the round-trip transportation, the tour ends with hotel drop-off.

Reviews (250)
1 - 5 of 229 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
You wont beat this for a breathtaking experience

We were celebrating the Wife's 50th Birthday and our wedding anniversary so I thought I would book this trip actually on her birthday. It was truly a fantastic experience and one that will always be remembered, the crew were fantastic, polite and helpful, I booked...More

Thank Davidjt2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great day trip

An excellent day out with a great crew, great ship and fantastic whale watching. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saw a Humpback Whale with her pup.

Picked up by a feeder bus in Brisbane, was running late, traffic was given for holdup. Arrived in time for coffee on board, before setting off on time, what a beautiful boat! Took about three quarters of an hour to reach the whale and spent...More

Thank Racegoer2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing experience - A most do

This was a truly amazing and memorable experience. The tour was managed in a professional manner. The crew were extremely friendly. What is worthy of mention here, is the fact that, on the day of the tour, two of my colleagues wanted to join the...More

Thank Freedom390243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brillaint trip, saw loads of Whales

Well worth the time and cost, great day. That said we waited by the boat the day before for 1/2 hour-1 hour only to be told it was cancelled. Ourselves and the 2 other families waiting with us weren't told! If there's no sign of...More

Thank Lifelover67
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29 June 2018|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
I live on the Redcliffe Peninsula and have made the annual migration for the last 6 years in a row. Never been disappointed, each experience quite different, unique and amazing. Helps that its good value, well run by... More
geoff M
2 June 2018|
Response from SMN_RVN | Reviewed this property |
Hi Geoff. I have only just seen your question. I rang & made the booking over the phone as I wanted to make sure that we were booked on the same trip as our family, who had made their booking a few weeks earlier. I... More