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  2. Queensland
  3. Gold Coast
  4. Sea World Gold Coast

Gold Coast: Whale Watching Cruise from Sea World Port

Product ID: 256042
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Witness the majesty of the world's largest animal. Navigate through the beautiful waters of the Gold Coast. Hear whale songs from the underwater microphone.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Gaze at the world's largest animal from a purpose-built whale-watching vessel
  • Cruise the waters of the beautiful Gold Coast with an expert crew
  • Catch some rays on the outdoor sundeck, one of 6 viewing platforms
  • Choose from 4 departure times to fit your schedule
Full description
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.
  • 2.5-hour Whale Watch Cruise
  • In the unlikely event that your tour fails to see a whale, you will receive a free return cruise voucher
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please check in at Sea World Terminal. Sea World Entry Ticket is not required. Free Parking available at Sea World. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure for boarding.

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