Whale Watching Cruise

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Reasons they will it

  • Only 20 minutes to the whales
  • Purpose-built whale watching vessel
  • Departs from Sea World
  • 3 levels of viewing decks
  • Onboard 3D Virtual Tour
  • Hear the whales sing

These Gold Coast whale watching tours let the majestic humpbacks be the rightful stars of the show as we navigate through the azure blue waters on our fleet of vessels crewed by our friendly team of skippers and guides. With expert knowledge of the Gold Coast's sea conditions and are fully trained in all aspects of safety.

Drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board so you won't have to leave the boat for everything you need!

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Important stuff


  • 2.5 hour Whale Watch Cruise


  • Hotel transfers are available at an additional cost of $5 per person. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator to book a hotel transfer if required and pay on the day of the tour


  • Watch the Humpback Whales at play against the spectacular backdrop of Surfers Paradise
  • Knowledgeable crew
  • Purpose-built new boat for Gold Coast sea condition
  • Uninterrupted grandstand views from 3 spacious viewing platforms


  • Tours depart daily from early June to early November at 7:30am, 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm.
  • Departing from the Sea World Cruise Terminal, located in the car park outside of Sea World, Seaworld Drive, Main Beach

What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Binoculars
  • Warm clothes
  • Flat shoes
  • Sea sickness remedy if required

Additional Information

  • Whale Watch Cruise is not recommended for children under the age of 3 years
  • Cruises will be canceled upon the discretion of the cruise operator taking into account the weather conditions of the day. Reschedule or full refund will be given
  • Please advise at time of booking in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the Shopping Cart if you are traveling with an infant
  • Sea World Whale Watch will not provide a refund of any kind to passengers if a tour fails to sight a whale, in the unlikely event your tour fails to see a whale you will receive a free return cruise voucher

Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient
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