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Sunreef Mooloolaba is the longest established dive centre in the region and the largest dive centre in South East Queensland. Sunreef Mooloolaba offers Australia’s first Swim with Humpback Whales experience, from July to October each year, as well...more
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The Wharf 123 Parkyn Pde | The Wharf Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice wreck dive near Mooloolaba. The HMS Brisbane was sunk to create a fish habitat and diving platform. It definitely worked, there are fish all over the Brisbane. The wreck has holes cut along the sides to make it easy to penetrate. The holes allow...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience, the Whales made the experience Awesome crew at sunreef Moolobah Qld very helpful. I'll definitely be back next year

Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

With no too much forethought we decided to to try swimming with whales in Mooloolaba, Australia. Booking was easy a and we got on a trip the next day. It was a slick operation that saw us wet suited up and supplied with good quality...More

Thank K1MEEE
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Not disappointed. Great view to watch mother and calf. Excellent on board commentary. Well worth going if on the Sunshine Coast.

Thank PinkMac68
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked our trip for last Monday. Unfortunately on the day I was under the weather, so decided to just go for the ride and not swim with the whales. The staff were not only entertaining with their banter with each other...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We did the 3-hours whale-watching cruise. Saw loads of whales being very active! Crew were great. Recommended.

Thank Vyv R
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Very well organised and friendly outfit. If there are whales out there these guys will find them. We saw lots of whales on the surface with loads of spectacular action including full breaches. Swimming with them was more difficult as all you can do is...More

Thank Crazyuncle
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful day out onto the ocean. Saw plenty of whales. You are literally boating around for whales and when you see them line up on the boat and make a mad dash with the fluoro guide to the Wales. It's hard work and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

when 6+ people spend the entire trip (3 hrs) vomitting, you know something’s wrong and it’s not just sea sickenss. you’ve been warning (because nobody will warn you).More

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SunreefMooloolaba, Manager at Sunreef, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your comment. We realise that everyone is different in their resistance to seasickness, this activity is conducted in Open Sea Conditions as this is where the whales are. This is why in our product description and our booking confirmations we specifically reference...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

I am studying at the USC for the semester and when my parents came to visit we decided we wanted to do a whale watching trip. We had been whale watching before, but never swimming with whales so we jumped at the opportunity. When we...More

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Greg P
1 June 2018|
Response from Rachael R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Greg, I went swimming with the whales on 7th of October 2018 and it was definitely worth it and I'll be back next year. Cancelations are when weather is bad or to windy , but definitely worth doing it. Enjoy Rachael
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17 July 2017|
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Response from SunreefMooloolaba | Property representative |
Hi Geoff, Thanks for your question - so far we are having a fantastic season with some great encounters. The season peak is mid-August to mid to late-September, but we are already seeing lots of whale calves. Give the crew... More
12 April 2016|
Response from SunreefMooloolaba | Property representative |
Hi, We run our scuba diving trips to the EX-HMAS Brisbane all year round! During the cooler months including June we experience some amazing visibility which makes this a magical time of year to dive! We also run our dive... More