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Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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This is your opportunity to marvel at the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment with the stunning Gold Coast skyline glistening in the background. Take home unique memories that only Mother Nature can provide. You’ll have a whale of a time as the crew demystifies mating and migration, baleen and blowholes, flukes and fins. Oh my, what mighty pectorals they have!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mariners Cove 60-70 Sea World Dr | Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is second time we have used this company they are friendly fun and passionate about their tours.. will be doing 3rd tour can’t wait

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Due to bad weather... our program kept postponding...and then when we got to go, it was again raining the whole day the waves very high and the ride was rough. The staffs were attentive and took care of all everyone on the board - non...More

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2017

Hi "Ta8", Thank you for taking the time to write an honest review about your experience with Spirit of Gold Coast. It is a shame to hear that you didn't have the best day on board, especially after having to postpone your cruise due to...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Went on this tour with 3 elderly, my wife and I, and two kids. Bought the tix from Groupon. First off, the crew was very professional and friendly. We were greeted with smiles and free coffee and tea. Next, on the sightings. We sighted a...More

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hi NekiyC, Thank you for your rating, and for taking the time to write such a thorough review about your experience on board Spirit. It makes us very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with Spirit and the Gentle Giants of the sea....More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Took my adult daughter out on a beautiful day the 30th of June. The company guaranteed we would see whales - or we could come back - We probably traveled 45 minutes or an hour before we saw anything - but from then on we...More

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Spirit_of_Gold_Coast, Front Office Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Hi Rolfyboy, Thanks so much for your review, and for taking the time to share your experience on board Spirit. It seems like it was definitely worth the wait for you and your daughter! What a special and memorable experience, being surrounded by so many...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

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Adele S
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
I find day time to be the best, the low levels of daylight after 7pm make it difficult! Hahah no really, no time is better or worse, these beautiful mammals come and go as they please - sometimes morning sometimes afternoon... More
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Moogymoo1
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Sam F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just read your question but was watching breaching whales just off shore at Miami headland Definitely go for a burl on the Spirit of GC
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Sherrie C
December 10, 2015|
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Response from Spirit_of_Gold_Coast | Property representative |
The best time would be around the months of August and September as during this time the whales are starting to return to the Antarctica with their calves. Whale blessings.
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