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Head to Great Sandy Straits Marina to meet your guide and board the specially designed air-conditioned whale-watching catamaran. Then, sail out to Hervey Bay, a popular whale-watching destination in Queensland, Australia, while learning about the marine mammals from your guide.

Spot humpback whales in their natural habitat either through the boat’s underwater viewing windows or on its outdoor platform. Whale sightings are guaranteed; if you don't spot any you’ll be able to book another Hervey Bay cruise for a different day. The catamaran is also equipped with hydrophones so you can hear the whales sing.

Tea and coffee with biscuits and cake are served on the way out to the bay, while an antipasto platter to share is provided on the cruise back to the marina. Drinks from the bar are available for purchase as well. Plus, take home a free whale-watching DVD at the end of the tour.
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Tasman Venture - Day Tours
Watch humpback whales in the waters of Hervey Bay on this guided family-friendly catamaran cruise off the coast of Queensland, Australia. View the marine mammals through the boat’s underwater windows or listen to them communicate with the on-board hydrophones. Along the way, learn about the species from your guide. Plus, take home a free whale-watching DVD.
  • Spot whales from the boat’s special viewing platform; sightings guaranteed
  • Listen to the whales sing using the on-board hydrophones
  • Toys and activities for smaller kids are available on board
  • Morning or afternoon tea is included
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Half day tasman adventure cruise

We have done the tasman adventure half day whale watching cruise many times over the past years and we never tire of the cruise, we always experience the wonderful experience of seeing many whales, and the staff on board are always helpful, friendly, and respectful...More

1  Thank peterandrose7
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Peter & Rose, Thank you for your 5 Star review, it's great having repeat clients like yourselves onboard TASMAN VENTURE each Whale Watching season & our Crew just love catching up with you both, we all look forward to seeing you again next year

Reviewed 1 week ago
Up close and personal

Loved this experience with Tasman Venture cruise! We had 3 separate up close experiences with whales. The first group was 4 whales, 3 males fighting or vying for the 1 female, so much action and great to watch. Next group was a baby with it’s...More

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TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review We are glad you enjoyed your Whale Watching experience with our incredible Crew onboard TASMAN VENTURE, sounds like you had plenty of unique viewings of different Whale groups, calves & seeing their wonderful behaviours, yes Vicki is well...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect tour with extra service

The tour itself was perfect, very friendly staff, very informative and enough space on the boat (end of July). We even got an extra service. We only hat 50 minutes to get from the harbour to the bus station at the other end of Hervey...More

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TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sabina & thank you for your 5 Star review Really glad to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching tour, also sounds like you got the VIP treatment & made it to the Bus on time. Happy Holidays

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good time whale watching

We booked a half day whale watching tour with Tasman Ventures and were well looked after by the enthusiastic crew. The boat has plenty of viewing space and the commentary about marine life was good. And thanks for the arvo tea. Recommended.

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TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a Good time Whale Watching with the enthusiastic Tasman Venture crew. We hope to see you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Very Special Day Whale Watching

We had a fabulous day out with Tasman Venture. Whale watching is a definite must do, it is so much more of an amazing experience than anyone can describe. We were delighted we chose Tasman Venture for this excursion. They have a steady, not too...More

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TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow sounds like you had a fabulous day Whale Watching, thank you for your 5 Star review Yes Lloyd, Vicki & all our Tasman Venture crew are very passionate about working alongside these majestic Whales that come to Play in Hervey Bay, Vicki knows several...More

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15 July 2018|
Response from Mike M |
Absolutely. July through to September as the giants gather in Hervey Bay to rest and play.
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