Half Day Whale Watching Cruise

Enjoy this once in a lifetime encounter with the majestic Humpback Whales as they play with their young in the pristine waters off Hervey Bay.



  • Return transfers from Hervey Bay accommodation
  • Half day cruise (four hours) on the Tasman Venture
    • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Morning or afternoon tea refreshments, tea/coffee, biscuits and antipasti platter


Tasman Venture's half day whale watch cruise departs from the Hervey Bay Marina cruising through the Great Sandy Strait, past rugged untouched islands and the remote pristine western side of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island.

View the abundant marine life swimming in crystal clear waters before finding a pod of whales at play. The friendly and experienced staff will provide expert commentary while you marvel at their sheer size and athleticism of these majestic mammals.


The morning cruise departs from the Great Sandy Straits Marina in Hervey Bay at 8.30am, and returns approx. 12.30pm. The afternoon cruise departs at 1.30pm and returns approx. 5.30pm.


  • Camera
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Towel (in case you get sprayed)
  • Jacket (recommended for windy days)


  • The Half Day Whale Watching Cruise operates daily during whale season in Hervey Bay, 14 July-28 October 2018
  • You are required to make your own way to the marina at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
    • A courtesy accommodation pick up and drop off is available on request. Contact the supplier directly after booking to arrange this
  • We recommend you book as far in advance as possible
  • Minimum two days prior is recommended