Whale Watching Cruise - Half Day

Enjoy this once in a lifetime encounter with the majestic Humpback Whales as they play in the calm waters of Hervey Bay, known as the Whale Watch capital of Australia, with their young before continuing their migration.

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  • Half day cruise (4 hours) on Tasman Venture 
  • Courtesy accommodation transfers in Hervey Bay 
  • Morning or afternoon tea refreshments, tea/coffee, biscuits and antipasti platter 
  • Free WiFi on-board


Tasman Venture's half day whale watch cruise departs from the Hervey Bay Marina and cruises 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. Enjoy once in a lifetime encounters with these majestic creatures and marvel at their sheer size and athleticism.

The friendly and experienced staff will provide expert commentary along the way. The tour concludes with a relaxing cruise back to the Hervey Bay Marina in air-conditioned comfort.


  • Half day cruise operates daily during whale season in Hervey Bay, 14th July - 28th October 2018 
  • Tours depart from Great Sandy Straits Marina 
  • You are required to make your own way to the marina at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
  • Morning cruise departs at 8.30am and returns approx. 12.30pm 
  • Afternoon cruise departs at 1.30pm and returns approx. 5.30pm 
  • A courtesy accommodation pick up and drop off is available on request. Contact the supplier directly after booking to arrange this.


  • Hat
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Jacket (recommended for windy days) 
  • Camera 
  • Towel (in case you get sprayed)


  • We recommend you book as far in advance as possible
  • Minimum 2 days prior is recommended