Please note: With the end of the season approaching (31 October) this tour changes to a watch focus as finding suitable whales to swim with becomes more challenging. The price is adjusted accordingly for October. Regadless, the tour is a personal, up-close whale encounter with the lowest passenger numbers.
|Swim / watch||$120||$60||$310|
Child: 4 - 14 years (not suitable for children under 4yrs)
Family: 2x adults & 2x children
Note: You will need to be a confident swimmer and snorkeler. You will be required to sign a waiver. Children under 8 years cannot swim. Not suitable for children under 4yrs.
Experience a unique and personal tour that takes whale watching to a whole new level.
Hervey Bay is world renowned as one of the best whale watching destinations on the planet, and for good reason. The sheltered bay between Hervey Bay and Fraser Island provides the perfect rest stop for the humpback whales on their annual migration. Here is where the whales are most relaxed and playful, and that makes for exceptional whale encounters.
Now you can enter the whales realm and experience these majestic giants up close and personal.
Hervey Bay Dive Centres whale swim* and watch tour departs Hervey Bay daily on a high-speed 40ft power cat.
The comfort and safety of the whales and guests is paramount. The swim experience will only proceed if suitable whales* and conditions are present.
If the swim will proceed the crew will prepare the boat and guests for entering the water. You will have pre-selected your wetsuit and snorkelling gear. Entering the water is easy from the stern (back) of the boat.
The whales in Hervey Bay are curious and inquisitive and you should experience some sensationally close encounters.
After your swim jump back onboard grab your healthy snack lunch and beverage and re-charge on the cruise back to Hervey Bay.* Please note: Swimming CANNOT be guaranteed. Swimming with the whales is whales and conditions dependant. Permits restrict operators from swimming with mothers and calves. October is more challenging to find suitable whales to swim with.
|Boat Club Marina||8:30am||1:30pm|
Check-in: 30 minutes prior to departure.