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Whale One

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“sunset cruise”(105 reviews)
“mother and calf”(24 reviews)
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The Wharf, Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, Queensland QLD4557, Australia
+61 1300 942 531
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All reviews whale watching sunset cruise mother and calf captain and crew sea sickness see whales speed boat christmas lights great trip beautiful sunset whales including finger food smaller boat biscuits weather was perfect hour trip once in a lifetime
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The day we went the whales were close in so we were close to land. The whales were visible from time to time which was great, even though they didn't come right up to the boat. Wished there had been more commentary about the whales...More

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow what a stunning family morning out. We joined the 7.30 am trip on a morning when the sea was relatively calm.The staff were very welcoming and efficient in our briefing of the mornings activities and safety. The first 10 minutes was very peaceful as...More

1  Thank Terresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined the regular tour along with a number of other keen photographers - it was not long before the first mother and calf were sighted but - along with others - I missed a magnificent display right at the rear of the boat. The...More

1  Thank LesW2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this trip from a brochure received at the visitors centre in noosa. The brochure promised a HP Yamaha 1400hp boat. “Gets you to the whales faster” it promises. The kids were so excited. (Photo 1) Drive for an hour to find we are on...More

Thank PerthWillow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dont miss it..such a fun day hope you see the whales..up close an personal..the food is good to..enjoy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it’s a bit of a lottery on how many whales you get to see and how they perform in nature. The crew did the best to try and find the whales but we were unlucky on the day. We did a lot of...More

1  Thank AJG35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Annoyed that it’s advertised as 1030-1230 as we arrived at 10 to be prepared only to be told it departs at 11 and they tell you it’s 1030 so you get there early. Was wondering why it took forever to board when I realised they...More

1  Thank Andiejade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing Trip!!! The crew were very friendly and knowledgeable and provided us with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch Humpback whales. It was Brilliant, great value for money, would definitely recommend.

Thank Daisy B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Myself, my partner and his parents went out on Whale One this Wednesday and we definitely had a WHALE OF A TIME! Wow, we got the chance to swim with not just 1 humpback whale as well as multiple curious dolphins. The crew were super...More

Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This company has fantastic knowledge about whales-where to find them, all the info about them which the crew happily and interestingly shared and were able to answer some quite difficult questions about whales from the passengers too. The crew managed to locate whales quickly on...More

Thank Liz B
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Gemma S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Navada H | Reviewed this property |
Our little ones were a bit bored after the first half hour. 3yrs and 4yrs. Recommend for ages five and up perhaps?
John B
29 August 2017|
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Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Twice a day depending on weather and numbers of people Always check with the company to see what is happening We were on a cruise excursion and the ship was using the Catamaran for tendering the passengers to shore so we... More
6 July 2015|
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Response from Cushio | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kaye. My husband & I did the whale watching cruise with Whale One recently. There is no lunch only biscuits tea coffee. The ocean was rough on a calm day & half the people on board including children had sea sickness. My... More