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Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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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
+61 7 5572 7755
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Afternoon trip sunday was successful spotting heaps of whales. Staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Magic day. Thanks would definitely recommend a day out with this team

Thank Nealeandkath
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To cap off a week on the Gold Coast we completed an item on our bucket list with whale watching on board Spirit of Gold Coast. This was an amazing experience as we headed over the waters of the Coral Sea looking for whales. What...More

Thank John T
Reviewed yesterday

an amazing day with spirit of gold coast we spend around 3h chasing whales and we get so close to them. seeing the whales and being so close to this spectacular animal is an unique experience. staff member were so nice and caring. I definitely...More

Thank tida-BWT1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful day out on the Broadwater looking for the elusive whale. They were few and far between this day but the staff were amazing and so knowledgeable. Safety was a priority for us and the whales. We just sat back and enjoyed the ride and...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our first whale watching cruise left at 1.30pm & was very successful. Had the newlyweds & little Skyla with us & were only a couple of kilometres off Surfers when our first whale was sighted...very exciting. Over the next hour & a half whales were...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time bringing kids for whale watching in Gold Coast. Overall good experience. Kids love it so much.

Thank CindyCJY
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous day for whale watching. Crew were friendly and knowledgeable. Safety was a priority for guests and whales at all times. Highly recommend a day out to sea...escape the world for awhile.

Thank Abby W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such an awesome day, spotted whales fairly quickly. The staff really made the trip especially helping the little man when he felt sea sick they were very caring. Cannot praise the staff better, informative during the entire trip, made our day special. Seeing the whales...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Most impressed with the operators on this catamaran and also the cleanliness of the boat. The staff were fabulous and very informative. We were so lucky to see several whales on or morning trip yesterday.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oustanding experience and Five star service. I can only recommend this team. My family visiting from overseas blown away by the experience and marked this tour as a must have in Au and GC. Guaranteed whale and other sea creature sightings.

Thank Attila N
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Adele S
27 August 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
8 August 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
Sherrie C
10 December 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.