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Whalesong Cruises

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Open today: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Hervey Bay’s premium mid-sized whale watching and charter boat, with a strong focus on ecological practices and sustainability. Whalesong Cruises offers Cruises all year round on an environmentally friendly boat launched in 2011. Experience a taste...more
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Great Sandy Straits Marina 17 Buccaneer Dr | Shop 2, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 6222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not booked this tour, but because of a mistake by Viator alerting us of a revised departure time from our original booking, we got added to this tour literally 10 minutes before they took off. The captain picked us up at our hotel...More

Thank Kimmiecarroll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family members enjoyed a relaxing two hours traveling the waters of Hervey Bay to celebrate my wife's birthday. Captain Ben was an inspiration to my two young boys sharing his knowledge about nautical navigation and his job at the helm. Very tidy vessel, great friendly...More

Thank snow883
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scattered showers, smooth water, a beautiful sunset and lovely food made for a nice relaxing diversion for a couple of hours. Thanks to the Whalesong crew. Well worth it.

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip saw lots of playful dolphins and lucky enough to see a whale closeup out of whale season. Staff amazing, even brought morning tea around the boat to us. Happy to carry teas and coffees if not confident to carry on board. A biologist...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great sunset cruise on a well maintained boat, great staff, delicious food which was constantly being offered throughout the cruise. My wife who is on a gluten, dairy and seafood diet was well catered for.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An enjoyable experience, plenty finger food, well cared for boat. Staff all friendly. Great sunset. We were lucky to have a calm night making for a relaxing cruise.

Thank manleyhelen9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks very much for a relaxing way to our weekend. The crew were lovely, the good delicious and the sunset was perfect. We will be back.

Thank MissBelinda B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The tour Crew were amazing, friendly and went out of their way to make my trip one to remember. The location on Fraser Island was isolated which made me feel I had an island to myself. The white sandy beach was soft. The light forest...More

1  Thank Roshainne A
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We saw so many whales, about 20 or so. The lunch was great,so were the morning teas /afternoon teas.Loved the trip & would go again. The crew was the best, and made your day like a day at home,(only on the water). My only gripe...More

Thank pngsmithy
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely night on the water, everything was nice except the food ....frozen party pies & quiches...seafood crab extender, tough scallops, cold chicken on a stick , wasn't offered oysters. We didn't go for the food but if you advertised gourmet food then you should serve...More

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Joanne J
1 June 2016|
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Response from Virginia B |
Hi Joanne, we have afternoon cruises available daily from the 24th of July through to late October. 2pm departure with a 6pm return. August is a great time to see the whales. Sorry. No pick up or cruises offered by us... More
25 August 2015|
Response from WhalesongCruises | Property representative |
Apologies as I did reply to this question some time ago. Unsure why it did not post. The Seafood@Sunset Cruise is a Finger Food menu where crew walk around & serve a substantial amount of freshly prepared Hervey Bay... More