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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
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Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation to depart from the convenient location in central Surfers Paradise.OUR GUARANTEE 1. Our whale watch cruise have been so successful that we are...more
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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 2111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on to this trip last minute and so glad we did - we had a beautiful day out on the water, the ‘A team’ crew were friendly, knowledgeable and relaxed, and as for the whales we couldn’t have wanted more. There were several curious...More

Thank andymN9859UY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great day out at sea with a group of friendly and patient crew. They took the time to patiently wait around for any slight chance to see a whale. Highly recommended tour for people visiting Gold Coast. To fully enjoy the tour, please do...More

Thank Suetyin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always wanted to do whale watching but never really had a chance - our friend gave the voucher as our wedding gift, so off we went. The morning one was canceled due to weather but we managed to go on 2.30 pm trip and...More

Thank dessi_adhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day, the crew was attentaive, knowlegdable and with witty humor. They also offered sun screen and sea motion pills for the inexperienced. Being patience and with the whole boat helping we saw many whales. We saw the tail end of a breach as it...More

1  Thank scotthiller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the crew were so professional and made an interesting commentary. the only critisim would be as it was lunch time some food to buy on board would have been appreciated.

Thank 226Mellory
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rough conditions. Holding on to vertical bar with one hand; thrown back against another. Rest of holiday (13 days) ruined

1  Thank IanS4784
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The captain and crew were fabulous, very friendly and worked hard to make sure everyone was comfortable. I took my 3 and 8 year old and both boys loved it despite rough seas.

Thank Passenger188855
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing day out! Got to see lots of whales and the crew on the boat were very knowledgeable and interactive with us asking us some questions like for example if we knew where the whales had migrated from. My first time whale watching and would...More

Thank ChantelleH191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crew were amazing very patient and helpful. I have been on boats many times but have never managed to see a whale so the guarantee was important to me if I didn't this time but not to worry they made good on their promise...More

Thank marstaellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time whale watching. On the day I went the whales were putting on a show, saw many whales, doing all sorts from a mother and calves splashing tails and even saw one whale jump out the water, was a fantastic day, even...More

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11 March 2018|
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Response from snowlionman | Reviewed this property |
Too young. I doubt the kid will enjoy it. Moreover waters a bit choppy when viewing the whales. You may have to stay on the lower deck throughout the journey. Not advisable. I bought my 5 yr old kid n still finds it too much... More
13 March 2017|
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Response from Srikanth N | Reviewed this property |
May to early November. September would be best
Emily L
22 October 2016|
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Response from Anthony A | Property representative |
The whale watching season on the Gold Coast operates from 1 June to 31 October each year.