Whale Watching Hervey Bay

2016 Hervey Bay Whale Watch

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Hervey Bay is known as the whale watching capital of the world, and the worlds first Whale Heritage site.

This small town in Queensland is widely regarded as the best destination to see humpback whales because the whales stay here for an extended period. They relax and play with the whale watching vessels.

Whale Watch & Accommodation Packages are available, staying in Hervey Bay or Fraser Island. We also have Fraser Island tours available to book.

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours

Blue Dolphin

Full day whale watch tour with low numbers.

  • Award winning sailing boat
  • Buffet lunch
  • Complimentary beverage
  • Departs Hervey Bay 7:30am

$195 per adult

Boat Club Amaroo

Boat Club Whale Watch

Half day whale watch aboard stable vessel, with extra discounts.

  • Discount on dining at Club restaurant and cafe
  • Courtesy pickup / free parking
  • Morning/Afternoon tea

$120 per adult

Freedom III - Whale Watch Tour Hervey Bay

Freedom III

A quiet, three quarter day whale watch with limited numbers.

  • Water level viewing
  • Gourmet Morning Tea
  • Buffet lunch
  • Afternoon tea

$160 per adult

Hervey Bay Dive Centre vessel

Hervey Bay Dive Centre

Swim with the whales, Hervey Bay's only dedicated swim operator.

  • 3/4 day whale swim and watch
  • Limited numbers
  • Gear provided
  • Expert PADI trained crew

$225 per person


Humpback Whale Watch Tour Quick Cat

Quick Cat II

The original, half-day whale watch operator.

  • Morning/afternoon tea and refreshments
  • Hydrophone to hear the whales
  • Wheelchair/Pram accessible
  • Departs Hervey Bay 7:00am / 1:00pm

$129 per adult

Spirit of Hervey Bay whale watch vessel and humpack whale

Spirit of Hervey Bay

Great value, half day whale watching aboard the largest vessel in the fleet.

  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Underwater viewing rooms
  • Large vessel with 6 decks
  • Departs 8:30am / 1:30pm

$150 per adult

Tasman Venture Whale Watching Cruise Vessel

Tasman Venture

Award winning, half day whale watch encounter.

  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Underwater viewing windows
  • Water level viewing platform
  • Departs 8:30am / 1:30pm

$149 per adult

whalesong Whale Watch Tour Hervey Bay


Half day whale watching tour including meals.

  • Award winning vessel
  • Hydrophone to hear the whale song
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Departs 8:00am / 2:00pm

$150 per adult

Pacific Whale Foundation whalewatch boat

Pacific Whale Foundation

  • 3 hour whale watch cruise
  • Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalist
  • New, state of the art vessel
  • Departs Hervey Bay 7:00am, 11:00am and 2:30pm

$109 per adult

Tasman Venture Remote Fraser Island and Whales

Remote Fraser & Whales

A great package experience including a visit to Fraser Island, whale encounter and whale swim if possible.

  • Morning tea and buffet lunch
  • Departs Hervey Bay 7:30am

$249 per adult

Hervey Bay Whale Watching

Hervey Bay Whale Watching Tours

From $94 per adult

Hervey Bay is regarded as one of the best whale watching destinations in the world. Here the whales rest and relax for days, giving whale watchers the best encounters in Queensland. A fleet of 9 whale watching vessels depart from Hervey Bay daily from mid-July to late-October.


Hervey Bay

Whale Watching Hervey Bay Packages

From $320 for 2 adults 1 night

A number of pre-made whale watch and accommodation packages are available to suit any budget. Or you can contact us to organise a custom package. Tours from Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast are also available.


Fraser Island Maheno Shipwreck

Fraser Island & whale watch packages

From $195 per adult

Make the most of your visit to Hervey Bay with a combined whale watch and Fraser Island package. World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is one of Queensland's highlight destinations.