Freedom Whale Watch and Dive Charters

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Freedom III is a 17 metre Power Cat perfectly suited to luxury whale watching in Hervey Bay Queensland. Three levels of uninterrupted viewing plus a water level platform gets you as close to the whales as possible making this an ideal Whale Watch Vessel. The hydrophone lets you hear the whales sing.

The three quarter day tour allows you hours to relax, unwind, be awestruck and pampered while enjoying delicious catering for morning, afternoon teas and tropical buffet lunch. Freedom is surveyed for 45 people maximum for Whale Watching and day touring so you won't feel crowded. Service and comfort is paramount.

From November to July Freedom is available for private fishing charters - two to four days to the Great Barrier Reef and waters off Fraser Island. Offshore fishing is limited to eight to 10 passengers. Private charters for families or grops on the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay with activities such as Boom-netting, snorkelling, swimming and searching for dolphins, dugong and dingoes. Sunset cruises can also be arranged for private charters. Day fishing charters for groups can also be organised inside Hervey Bay waters or mother-shipping in the sports fishing season November to December.

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Freedom III Fishing Charters

Fishing the rich waters between Lady Elliot Island, Fraser Island and Hervey Bay many excellent sports fish and reef fish species can be targeted. Species such as Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Sweetlip, Pearl Perch, Parrot, Yellow-fin Tuna, Giant Trevally, Long-tail Tuna, Snapper and many others are encountered.

Fully catered by experienced charter crew. Accommodation in 2 double cabins and bunks. Chef prepared breakfast, morning tea, lunch and dinner daily.

Bait and some tackle supplied. Operating from November to June. Get a group together and get onboard for thrilling offshore fishing!

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$350 $400

Freedom III is a 17 metre Power Cat which was previously owned by well known underwater documentary producer Ben Cropp. It offers a three-quarter day tour including delicious tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas. Complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee are available all day. Operating from Great Sandy Straits Marina tours depart at 9.30am and return by 3.30pm to give you maximum time with the whales. 360 degree viewing on three levels as well as water-level viewing platform gives you up close and personalised interaction opportunities. Experienced and friendly local owners and crew make your whale encounter a memorable and educational one. Children are well catered for with colouring activities, a flat screen television and a comfy bed if they need a nap. Courtesy transfers are available.

Indicative rates

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$110 $130

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