Blue Dolphin Marine Tours is Hervey Bay’s leading eco-tour operator. Whales, Dolphins and Sunset Sails on the waters beside the World Heritage listed Fraser Island.
Operating a 11.6 metre sailing catamaran and with over 32 years of experience with marine mammals, their multi-award winning tours operate all year round. They offer a half day morning cruise to see dolphins, turtles and dugongs. The chance for swimming and boom netting during the Summer months.
A Sunset Sail with drinks is the best way to finish your day in Hervey Bay. A full day whale encounter with low passengers numbers and the chance to try the in water platform to see a whale under water is a highlight of the year.
With over 30 years experience in the field, they provide an insider’s guide to one of the friendliest marine mammals in Queensland’s waters; dolphins. Aboard a comfortable multi award-winning sailing vessel they will take you right to the spot where they enable you to watch pods of the bottlenose and Australian humpbacks dolphins, as they play along the coast of the Great Sandy Straits. These magnificent marine creatures will take your breath away as you get up close and personal with them in their own environment, creating a memory that will last forever.
Their dolphin tour has been going for over 15 years with a 95 per cent success rate in finding dolphins each time! The tour lasts approximately four hours and morning tea is provided. In the summer, weather permitting, there is often the opportunity to take a swim near one of the shallow sand banks or try out the boom net.
In addition to finding dolphins on their tour, you may also spot turtles, dugongs, seabirds and other marine life.