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Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience
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This is your opportunity to marvel at the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment with the stunning Gold Coast skyline glistening in the background. Take home unique memories that only Mother Nature can provide. You’ll have a whale of a time as the crew demystifies mating and migration, baleen and blowholes, flukes and fins. Oh my, what mighty pectorals they have!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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My family had a great time and we did managed to see whale doing breaching twice. The staffs were very friendly, professional and constantly updating throughout the journey. Highly recommended for those who wants to get the experience of a lifetime.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a whale watching tour that delivered exactly what they promised ...whales - and more whales. We saw them blowing,; we had a full breaching (up in the air) and as a grand finale five whales swimming alongside the boat at no more than...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spirit of the Gold Coast is my favorite whale watching tour. The staff are friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. It is always exciting on board, and the captain will always ensure everyone gets to view these amazing creatures, so your trip is memorable. Brilliant :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We manage to get the tickets at the tourist counters adults for child prices, i think it was $59 per ticket. We went on Spirit to whale watch on the 1st of June 2018. Upon boarding they will take a photo of you and it...More

Thank Matthew L
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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matthew, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your Spirit experience. Your thorough review of your time with us is appreciated by both Spirit, as well as other TripAdvisor users. It sounds like you had a wonderful time on board, and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the experience of a lifetime. Actually two experiences of a lifetime. We boarded the first time with our boys (14 to 11 yo) on the second day of the season. It was an overcast very choppy day,sadly didn't see any whales. We saw...More

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lineslittle, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and review your experience with Spirit. It was an honour to have you and your family on board, and it makes us so happy to hear that you enjoyed not one, but two...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is second time we have used this company they are friendly fun and passionate about their tours.. will be doing 3rd tour can’t waitMore

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chris, Thanks so much for taking the time to rate and review your Spirit experience. It's always an honour to have our regular passengers on board, and we can't wait to see you in the 2018 season! Thanks again, and sending Whale Blessings your...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Due to bad weather... our program kept postponding...and then when we got to go, it was again raining the whole day the waves very high and the ride was rough. The staffs were attentive and took care of all everyone on the board - non...More

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi "Ta8", Thank you for taking the time to write an honest review about your experience with Spirit of Gold Coast. It is a shame to hear that you didn't have the best day on board, especially after having to postpone your cruise due to...More

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Adele S
27 August 2016|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
I find day time to be the best, the low levels of daylight after 7pm make it difficult! Hahah no really, no time is better or worse, these beautiful mammals come and go as they please - sometimes morning sometimes afternoon... More
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Moogymoo1
8 August 2016|
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Response from Sam F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just read your question but was watching breaching whales just off shore at Miami headland Definitely go for a burl on the Spirit of GC
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Sherrie C
10 December 2015|
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Response from Spirit_of_Gold_Coast | Property representative |
The best time would be around the months of August and September as during this time the whales are starting to return to the Antarctica with their calves. Whale blessings.
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