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Dolphin & whale watching

Our most recommended Gold Coast Dolphin & Whale Watching

Gold Coast: Whale Watching Cruise from Sea World Port

1. Gold Coast: Whale Watching Cruise from Sea World Port

Departing from Sea World on the Gold Coast, this is one of Australia’s premier whale watching experiences. Join marine experts for a close encounter with majestic Humpback Whales aboard one of Australia’s newest and luxurious whale watching vessels.  Within minutes of the Gold Coast, cruise to the “Humpback Highway” and gaze upon the world’s largest animals from 6 spacious viewing platforms from sea level to the sundeck with a spectacular backdrop of the Surfers Paradise skyline. During the 2.5 hour cruise learn more about these fascinating marine creatures and listen to unique whale songs live with an underwater microphone on board. The Gold Coast whale watching season runs from early June to November and whale watching cruises will depart daily from the Sea World Cruise Terminal at 7:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM. Enjoy an early morning cruise before a day of activities on the Gold Coast or relax and sleep in with late afternoon departures available. If your whale watching cruise fails to sight a whale, you will recieve a voucher for another cruise.

Gold Coast: Whale Watching Cruise

2. Gold Coast: Whale Watching Cruise

Take part in a truly special seasonal activity on the Gold Coast. Cruise the waves of this beautiful tropical destination and keep an eye out for humpback whales. Watch these incredible animals as they migrate on their annual trip and learn about their travels. Depart from the Main Beach and admire mesmerizing views of the world-famous Gold Coast from the water. Gaze at the towering skyscrapers and enjoy panoramic views of the deep blue ocean as you sail away. Receive insightful commentary from your captain to acquire a deeper understanding of the majestic humpback whales. Stay on the lookout for these incredible mammals and watch them swim around underwater with the innovative 'Whale Eye View' camera on the boat.

Gold Coast: Whale Watching Guided Tour

3. Gold Coast: Whale Watching Guided Tour

Jump aboard a clean, well appointed vessel and a truly international operation for a unique tour away from the crowded big players. Sensational commentary with lots of fun and games along the way, our world-class and informative crew will guide you on an epic adventure learning about the unique marine life and Whale Migration off the Gold Coast Morning / Afternoon Tea and Coffee is provided. We have a bar and snacks on board should you want extras! Besides that, just bring some sunscreen, a hat and a camera!

Gold Coast: Sunset Guided Boat Cruise

4. Gold Coast: Sunset Guided Boat Cruise

Experience the Gold Coast in Style! It’s not every day you have the opportunity to sit back with a drink in your hand, blissfully cruising aboard a luxury super yacht while watching an epic Sunset Cruise Gold Coast. Choose from a spacious, air-conditioned mid deck or open top, middle and bottom decks to enjoy the fresh Gold Coast air as you cruise through the Gold Coast Broadwater. Keep an eye out for marine life such as dolphins, turtles, rays and dugongs as we discover the Seaway and (weather permitting) Watch the sunset over the Iconic Gold Coast Skyline. Mermaid Spirit is a first class luxury Tri-Deck Catamaran . Be immersed in the stunning natural beauty of the Gold Coast Broadwater while our professional crew make sure your experience is second to none.

Gold Coast: Broadwater Guided Catamaran Cruise With BBQ

5. Gold Coast: Broadwater Guided Catamaran Cruise With BBQ

Dear Aussie Summer Lover, We get it. The Weekends finally here and its looking like another dreamer! So much sunshine, Such good vibes, so many options. Whatever happens, you know the crew is ready and its going to be another one for the books. So where to? Jacks keen for cold Drinks at the pub, but Karens more feeling an iconic Aussie BBQ lunch. The whole crew is feeling the heat so its definitely time for the beach, or better yet some watersports! And music.. gotta have some tunes to bring the vibes, am I right? So many options, so many good times. But wait.. what if we told you there’s no need to compromise? What if you could have all this, and more? Thats right, Jack & Karen, this ones for you! Superyacht Saturday! Join us for an Epic day of fun for an Iconic Summer BBQ on the Gold Coast Broadwater. We’ve got the whole crew covered – think Cold Drinks, BBQ Buffet, Watersports & Music. South Strabroke Island & fun in the sun, keep an eye out for Dolphins, turtles and rays as we cruise the seaway.

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What people are saying about Gold Coast

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

It was a really wonderful and exciting experience. The whales we saw were playful and just as curious of us as we were of them. The staff were every informative, friendly and helpful. I will certainly go again on the whale watching cruise when I visit Queensland again.

Beautiful environment! Crew professional! Cruise pleasure! Impeccable!

It takes too long. I suggest 2 hours would be great.