Spirit Of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruises

Multiple Locations

Spirit of Hervey Bay is your best choice for a first rate whale watching adventure. Close encounters, breaching, tail slapping, head lunging being just a few of the spectacular behaviours the whales share and entertain you with.

Fast and luxurious, the Spirit gets you to the whale's playground in comfort for the best viewing experience possible. Spirit offers the most viewing area of any boat. Five levels of viewing decks with 360 degree panoramic views allowing plenty of room for you to move around at your leisure taking in breathtaking views and of course those special photographic memories. There's no crowding on this boat.

Fantastic features include underwater viewing rooms to see the whales in their spiritual underwater world, the amazing waterline viewing platform that lowers you to the water's edge within arms reach of the gentle giants and a hydrophone to listen to their melodic songs.

Only boat to offer money back guarantee on sightings (10 August to 10 October) or free cruise outside these dates.

Tour includes a whale souvenir DVD, WiFi connection, children's activities and courtesy transfers, plus a friendly and obliging crew, the Spirit has everything you need for an adventurous time you won't forget.

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Our Tours

Whale Watching - 3/4 Day Cruise

Best Value Whale Watch Cruise.

Departing the Whale Bay Marina at 8.30am, returning to the harbour approximately 2.00pm, they often hang around out in the Bay a little longer to get the best show they can for their guests.

The Spirit is a very fast boat which allows them to spend the most time with the whales, less time travelling. It also means they can dart between pods of whales in the Bay to catch the most active and entertaining humpbacks.

Inclusions: courtesy pickup from Hervey Bay tourist accommodation, morning tea and buffet lunch with variety of fresh cold meats and salads, 28 years whale watching experience by family run business, expert commentary with professional friendly crew, free whale souvenir DVD, free WiFi access, children's activities, money back guaranteed sightings from 10 August to 10 October, or return ticket for your next cruise free.

Plus the Spirit features an Underwater hydrophone to listen to the whales singing, Whale/dolphin cameras for underboat action, Waterline viewing platform for extra close up encounters, two Underwater viewing rooms for viewing the whales antics under the waterline. Are you watching them? Or are they watching you? Come and decide for yourself..

Indicative rates

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$110.00 $120.00
Whale Watching - Afternoon Cruise

Spirit of Hervey Bay offers fantastic family fun during the school holidays.

Departing Whale Bay Marina at 1.30pm, returning at approximately 5.30pm, they often hang around out in the Bay a little longer to get the best show they can for their guests. The Spirit is a very fast boat which allows them to spend the most time with the whales, less time travelling. It also means they can dart between pods of whales in the Bay to catch the most active and entertaining humpbacks.

Inclusions: Return transfers from Hervey Bay tourist accommodation, afternoon tea, 28 years whale watching experience by family run business, Expert commentary with professional friendly crew, free whale souvenir DVD, free WiFi Access, children's activities, money back guaranteed sightings from 10 August to 10 October, or open return ticket for your next cruise free.

Plus the Spirit features a fantastic underwater hydrophone to listen to the whales singing, whale/ dolphin cameras for underboat action, amazing Waterline viewing platform for close up encounters, two extra large underwater viewing rooms for viewing the whales antics under the waterline.

Great fun and suitable for adventurers of all ages.

Indicative rates

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$100 $110
Whale Watching - Morning Cruise

Spirit of Hervey Bay offers fantastic family fun during the school holidays

Departing Whale Bay Marina at 8.30am, returning at approximately 12.30pm, they often hang around out in the Bay a little longer to get the best show they can for their guests. The Spirit is a very fast boat which allows them to spend the most time with the whales, less time travelling. It also means they can dart between pods of whales in the Bay to catch the most active and entertaining humpbacks.

Inclusions: Return transfers from Hervey Bay tourist accommodation, morning tea, 30 years whale watching experience by family run business, expert commentary with professional friendly crew, free whale souvenir DVD, free WiFi Access, children's activities, money back guaranteed sightings from 10 August to 10 October, or open return ticket for your next cruise free.

Plus the Spirit features a fantastic underwater hydrophone to listen to the whales singing, whale/ dolphin cameras for underboat action, amazing Waterline viewing platform for close up encounters, two extra large underwater viewing rooms for viewing the whales antics under the waterline.

Great fun and suitable for adventurers of all ages.

Indicative rates

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$100 $110

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