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Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience

  • Led by a marine biologist: Gain deeper insight into whale behavior
  • Guaranteed whale sighting or receive a complimentary second cruise
  • Includes a photo booklet to keep as a souvenir
Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience
From US$73.10
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Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience
Spotting whales in their natural habitat can be tricky if you don't know where to look. Skip the guesswork on this whale-watching cruise, which guarantees you will see humpback whales as they migrate past the Gold Coast from May to October or you receive a complimentary second cruise. The tour is led by a marine biologist guide who is passionate about conservation and offers insights into whale behavior that enrich the experience. Includes morning tea and a photo booklet souvenir.
What to Expect

Daily departures between May and October from Mariner’s Cove Marina, in the heart of Main Beach. The safe and fully equipped 24 meter super catamaran is custom designed for Whale Watching, and features sensational 360º viewing from both lower and upper decks for kids and adults alike. On board, you’ll enjoy all the creature comforts that you would expect, such as complementary morning tea, a fully licensed bar, and toilets.

Within minutes of departure you'll see these majestic creatures as they embark on their annual migration along the east coast of Australia. This amazing journey is a truly captivating experience, as right before your very eyes these 40-ton Humpback Whales breach, wave their pectoral fins and slap their tails.

Your guides and crew are passionate about the conservation of the ocean giants, promoting awareness and education of Humpback Whales and their natural environment. Your 3 hour adventure will be guided by full commentary from your Marine Biologist, with your friendly and knowledgeable staff on board to answer any questions that you may have. With a 100% Whale Guarantee, you can cruise in comfort knowing that you will see the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment, or you will receive a free return cruise.

Join us for the journey of a lifetime - a memorable adventure to be shared with friends and family.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
an excellent day on the sea

We went on a whale watching cruise today with this company. I have to commend the crew for their friendly and informative professionalism Obviously the actual whale watching experience has a lot to do with the cooperation of the whales and today we were exceptionally...More

Thank Gregg W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good value for money!

The staff was very friendly, the boat was clean and felt safe. We did see quite a few whales and the crew was patient on waiting for them to re-surface many times and efficient to spot them. There was a marine biologist on board and...More

Thank duonlumo
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Experience

We took our small children and grandparents and it was the perfect activity for everyone. Super friendly staff and well organised. Morning tea was provided before the boat departed on board and snacks were available for purchase throughout the trip. Plenty of whales to be...More

1  Thank Teeraze
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate to be on this cruise last Saturday, 4 August on the 1:30 pm cruise where one whale was recorded with 122 breaches! This was a magical day and the crew were SO wonderful. Definitely recommend!!!! Regards, Ian

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Breaching whales, dolphins on the bow!

Another fantastic experience with whales breaching, tail slaps, and a pod of dolphins holding up our return. A fantastic first experience of whale watching for my sister and her family visiting from the UK. Thank you.

Thank Nicholas P
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Toy Sei S
6 August 2018|
Response from Suzie P | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you email Spirit directly or contact them through their Facebook page to check. I think the youngest child I saw was about 5 or 6 years old (maybe).