Whale Watching - Sailing Tour - Hervey Bay

*NOTE FROM BOOKME* This is a highly popular trip, and while we do our utmost to have availability 100% current, please be aware it can book out at short notice prior to to being updated on this site. If this is the case you will be notified promptly after booking to discuss possible date changes. Full refund given if date change is undesirable. Thanks for understanding! :)

From late July to early November the calm waters of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island become a sanctuary for the beautiful and most magnificent Humpback Whales. Every year the whales return to Hervey Bay; one of the world's most exclusive whale watching destinations. Never before will you experience such a close encounter with these spectacular mammals!

Join Hervey Bay's only multi-award winning whale watching sail vessel and one of the smallest in the fleet. Most of the whales you'll see are 10 to 13 metres in length and 30 tonnes or more, that's over 5 times the boats weight! So when you see a whale from Blue Dolphin you really see a whale!

Your skipper, Peter, has nearly 30 years' experience with marine mammals, 14 years of which were spent as a Sea World trainer. During those years Peter was involved with saving many stranded marine mammals. A day aboard Blue Dolphin will be highly informative thanks to Peter's wealth of experience and knowledge. He welcomes all your questions so be sure to ask!

Features of our cruise:

  • Multi-award winning sail vessel
  • Reference material and activities available for children
  • Low passenger numbers
  • Lowest carbon footprint - responsible whale watching
  • Morning tea, afternoon tea and full buffet lunch included
  • Sparkling wine
  • Complimentary beverage (beer, wine or soft drink)
  • Fully licensed
  • Courtesy bus available

Price: $150 Adult $120 Child (4 - 14 years, under 4 years free of charge)

Departs 7.30am and returns approx. 3.30pm

Located Berth 7 Great Sandy Straits Marina

Conditions: Like all marine activities, this trip is weather dependent and the operator reserves the right to cancel/postpone this trip due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstances. This is a highly popular trip so please be aware it can fill and book out at short notice prior to availability being updated on this site. If this is the case you will be notified promptly. Please keep your phone with you leading up to your date of travel

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Kym from Australia wrote on 21 July 2016


5 Stars are not enough. Add to your must do list.

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stephen spencer from Australia wrote on 31 August 2015

whale tour


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Julie Chapman from Australia wrote on 31 August 2014

Whale watching tour

The best whale watching tour. Up close and personal with the whales in a small group. Excellent crew, boat and food. I would do it again.

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Thank you Julie for your review. We love what we do and take great pride in our tours. Hope to see you again.


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