K'gari Whale Retreat

Holiday with whales on K'gari...

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From $439

Grab your plus 1 and escape to pristine wilderness with an exclusive package connecting you with the World Heritage-listed land and sea of K’gari.

Your two days away includes a visit to the calm, sheltered waters of Platypus Bay, a prime whale watching location for the thousands of humpbacks that migrate north to frolic, nurture their young and learn some essential life skills every July to October.

After you’ve said hello to the humpbacks, take in your surroundings at the award-winning Kingfisher Bay Resort and unwind using the amenities like swimming pools, Island Day Spa, and the scenic walking trails, or opt for a higher adrenaline activity such as canoe paddle, Segway Tour, and more.

Your whale watching adventure for two starts from $439 per person, per night, and includes:

  • 2 nights resort hotel accommodation (twin share).
  • Half-day whale watching cruise in pristine waterways.
  • Access to FREE ranger-guided walks and talks.
  • Daily hot and cold buffet breakfast.
  • Return passenger ferry transfers ex River Heads.

Shuttle transfers for your half-day whale watching cruise leave from reception and travel to the jetty head. Once onboard, ask the whale cruise staff about purchasing an upgrade to a swim with the whales’ experience!)

What to bring on whale watching cruise:

  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Waterproof camera (wrist strap is advised)
  • Method of payment

Don’t miss out on your chance to reserve a spot on an unforgettable wildlife adventure on K’gari.

*Valid for stays from 12 July to 14 October 2024. Conditions apply. Rates are dynamic and subject to change daily. This offer is for direct bookings only and cannot be used for group or conference bookings. Cannot be combined with any other special rates, packages or promotions. Please note - The 'Swim with the whales experience' can proceed based on an assessment of weather and safety conditions, at the discretion of the Quick Cat II crew. The beginning of the season is the primary time for whale swims, into early September. Whale swims are an additional charge and can be paid in cash or via credit card whilst on your 1/2 day tour. Full refunds are issued if the whale swim is unsuccessful.

From $439 per night, twin share.


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We believe in: "Ecologically sustainable tourism that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation".
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About K'gari (Fraser Island)

Stretching over 123 kilometres along the southern coast of Queensland, K'gari (Fraser Island) is the largest sand island in the world.
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