They fly through the air with the greatest of ease… considering they’re 40-tonne Humpbacks and their babies are the length of a car… and Kingfisher Bay Resort can put you in the box seat for the show.
Hervey Bay’s Humpback Whale Watching season runs from 1 August till 31 October – and is one of only two places in the world where whales take time out from their migration to wallow and socialise in warm waters.
Kingfisher Bay Resort has released a ‘Fraser Plus Whales’ package for $379 per person twin share. This includes passenger ferry transfers from River Heads to the island, two nights’ resort hotel accommodation PLUS a FREE extra Night in World Heritage wilderness, hot buffet breakfasts and a half-day Whale Watch cruise to Platypus Bay (just north of the resort) with expert interpretive commentary by Brian Perry – the man who pioneered whale watching in Hervey Bay – and his team.
Self-contained villa accommodation at the resort is available from $195 per villa, per night.
For holidaymakers travelling to the Fraser Coast, there is the added bonus of the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island on the doorstep so whale watchers can combine the best nature has to offer with a visit to the island, all in the one holiday.
For information and bookings call 1800 072 555 or visit kingfisherbay.com.
Fraser Island is just offshore from Hervey Bay on Australia’s east coast and Kingfisher Bay Resort passenger and vehicle ferry services depart daily from River Heads (secure parking is available). Virgin Australia and QantasLink provide direct flights to Hervey Bay and the resort operates airport connections.