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Whale Watching Terrigal

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    What to Expect
    When the whales are migrating we run a one hour tour to get out and enjoy the majestic sight of the passing whale fleet. It is an amazing experience to see the migrating whales up close as they pass on their annual journey between the Antarctic and the warm waters of the Coral Sea.

    The whales pass close to the Terrigal Haven and it is usually a short trip to link up with their migration path. We often see whales breaching, tail slapping and fin slapping. A highlight is seeing a mother teaching a new calf these important life skills.

    We follow in our purpose built Ecotour RIB at a respectful distance and have a Marine Biologist on board to answer any questions and to help identify the species. On most trips we will be gathering data for whale research programs.

    Unfortunately people with limited mobility may not be able to board the vessel.

    Children under 3 are not permitted due to safety regulations.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Terrigal Haven Beach
    Look for our Blue Flags on the foreshore.
    • We provide all safety equipment including life jackets.
    • We do not provide any catering on this trip
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Wear clothing for an outdoor adventure, sunglasses, spray jacket and clothing that can get a little wet are highly recommended. It is always 5 - 10 Degrees colder on the water.
    • Wear flat shoes with good grip, you have to climb in and out of a boat.
    • Your safety comes first, tours are weather dependant. We may have to reschedule at short notice.
    • If we cancel or relocate tours due to weather or factors beyond our control, you have the option of rescheduling or a full refund of any payment. We do not compensate for your travel costs to get to the location.
    • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your trip. No refund will be issued if you are late. We will aim to get you on another trip but this will not always be possible.
    • For Broken Bay tours please ensure that you pick up point is confirmed as either Ettalong or Hardys Bay.
    • Unfortunately people with limited mobility may not be able to board the vessel.
    • Children under 3 are not permitted due to safety regulations.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 August 2019

    We spent a gorgeous hour on the ocean on this excellent expedition with Sharon and Andrew (and Nala the whale-spotting dog). We were lucky enough to spend time watching a mother and her small calf making their way up the coast. The boat is perfect...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Olivia W
    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    We saw whales breaching and they came quite close. The cruise was an adventure and the tour guides informative and knowledgeable. Great for kids. My friend got a little sea sick so if you’re prone to that take a tablet as it can get choppy.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Keren P
    Reviewed 10 June 2019

    I am thrilled that Andrew and Sharon have started this business. We had a wonderful morning enjoying the stunning coastal scenery and the added benefit of spending a lot of time with a majestic humpback whale. Excellent, thank you and we enjoyed meeting Narla, the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank fifiny
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    • Terrigal Ocean Tours
    • Duration: 1h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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