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Pacific Whale Foundation

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Open today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hervey Bay's Ultimate Whalewatch Go with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation on the only whalewatch based on over 30 years of whale research in Hervey Bay. 3 departures daily at 7:00am, 11:00am and 2:30pm Your Ultimate Whalewatch Includes...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Shop 4, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 1800 454 310
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Reviewed today

This was my second trip out to see the whales in Hervey Bay ... my first with this team and I wasn't disappointed! The whale show was humbly spectacular .... Southern Right Whales, Humpback whales, double breaches and many more whale tales. I have shared...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed today

It was really great and amazing! We've seen a lot of whales very close up. It looked like the whales were playing with us. They were diving under our boat and turning around!! Great experience!

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Reviewed yesterday

Had an amazing experience . Staff where very knowledgeable and helpful . Few people allowed great viewing .

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Thank gwenjen2018
Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful afternoon out on the boat with many humpbacks and a minke whale coming in close to us. The staff were respectful keeping a distance and letting the whales decide whether they wanted to check us out. Having a scientist on board...More

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Thank elizabeththomson001
Reviewed yesterday

Great Experience the staff were wonderful and very knowledgeable. Took us straight to where the whales were

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Thank Graeme K
Reviewed yesterday

A truly memorable day with a wonderful crew and informative naturalist. We were blessed with the attention of up to 6 whales who came riight up to the boat and played around us for more than an hour. We enjoyed being on a smaller boat...More

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Thank philspringall
Reviewed yesterday

We loved our first visit to the Humpback whales in Hervey Bay and would highly recommend the experience. We learnt lots from our marine biologist guide and her enthusiasm was infectious. The whales came to us and there were lots of breath-taking moments as they...More

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Thank JeanToowoomba
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely breathtaking and magical experience. 2 humpbacks swam up to our boat and were playing with us for 20 mins swimming under it from one side to the other. I couldn’t stop smiling. It was so special. The naturalist on board was really great, I...More

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Thank daniashton9
Reviewed 3 days ago

This company is brilliant. They have a marine biologist on board and it shows. They are not for profit and it shows they really care for the whales and their customers.Just loved it and wayyy better than the trips we've done before.

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Thank christines1234
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was a great trip. Fast boat so gets out there quick. Plenty of time to see the whales up close (they were only metres away). So close we could not move the boat for about an hour as they just played around the boat. Highly...More

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