Whale Tour Price

Adult Child Family
$89 $59 $250
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Pacific Whale Foundation, expert whalewatch tour

All Pacific Whale Foundation whalewatch ecotours are led by certified Marine Naturalists who provide expert interpretation of the amazing whale behaviours you'll encounter. Listen to live whale songs with underwater hydrophones and learn the latest whale facts and findings. Drinks, snacks and souvenirs available onboard. FREE full colour Whalewatch Guide also included for each party. Whale sightings guaranteed or get a free return ticket.

Cruise on Ocean Defender

You'll cruise in comfort on Hervey Bay's newest, state of the art vessel Ocean Defender. Enjoy a fast, smooth ride with "whale's eye" views from forward-facing seats with plenty of shade. There's also plenty of room on this small-group tour (maximum 40 passengers) and the convenience of a full size toilet onboard. Ocean Defender is eco-friendly, fully licensed, and follows all regulations for whale protection including our own "Be Whale Aware" guidelines.

Help save whales

Your ticket to adventure with Pacific Whale Foundation supports whale research, marine education and ocean conservation in Australia and around the world.


  • 3hr whale watch cruise from Hervey Bay
  • Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalist
  • Underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs
  • Small-group experience with low passenger numbers (40 max)
  • Sightings guaranteed or get a free return ticket
  • Drinks, snacks and souvenirs available onboard

Whalewatch Boat

  • Cruise in Comfort on Ocean Defender
  • Hervey Bay’s newest, state of the art vessel
  • Fast, stable, and eco-friendly
  • Forward-facing seats with plenty of room and shade
  • Panoramic water-level “whale’s eye” views
  • Full size toilet facilities onboard

Departure Details

  Departs Returns
Morning 7:00am 10:00am
Mid-morning 11:00am 2:00pm
Afternoon 2:30pm 5:30pm