Whale Watching Cruise

Tonnes of Humpback holiday fun...

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In our neck of the woods the Humpbacks aren't just passing through on their way to their breeding grounds each August through October - they're actually taking time out in the pristine waters off Fraser Island to socialise, have some fun, learn some essential lifeskills and nuture their young.

For whale watchers it really is a question of who is watching whom on these incredible days out... our guests are encouraged to wave their arms, stamp their feet and make a bit of noise - the whales love it.

Their natural curiosity takes over and they glide up to the boats to have a look at what the 'silly' humans are doing now - in return, the Humpbacks put on an almighty show - slapping their tails, waving their pec fins and breaching into the air, coming down with a great splash.

The team on Quick Cat II provide a spectacular day out on the World Heritage waters, as you witness these wondrous creatures up close. Be sure to take a photo or video to capture the experience.

  • Shuttle transfers leave from the resort's reception to the jetty head.
  • Our hydrophone lets you listen to the live underwater sounds of the male Humpbacks.
  • Our underwater viewing camera beams images onto screens around the boat.
  • We provide expert commentary from the family team that conduct watching in Hervey Bay.
  • Wheel-chair access, children's activity books and morning tea are all part of the service.
  • Whale information available in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
  • Advanced Eco Accreditation.
  • Close encounters guaranteed.
  • Once onboard, ask the Whale Cruise staff about purchasing an upgrade to a swim with the whales experience (and don't forget to take your swimmers and a towel).

Adult: $123
Child (4 - 14): $75

Season runs 1 August until 31 October 2018.
Cruises depart the resort at 7:30am daily, returning at 12pm (noon).

All rates are in Australian Dollars and are valid until 31 March 2019.

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