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Spirit of Hervey Bay

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The Spirit of Hervey Bay is a luxurious, fast power catamaran that gets you to the whales playground in minimal time for maximum time spent interacting with the whales. The speed allows the team to cruise from pod to pod (group of whales) and view...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Buccaneer Drive | Whale Bay Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 5131
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All reviews morning tea and lunch whale watching cold meats and salads large vessel underwater viewing different levels young male comfortable boat fast boat perfect weather buffet lunch all ages friendly driver day trip hervey bay great morning lovely staff
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Informative and engaging commentary, friendly crew, comfortable boat, good amount of time spent with each whale pod, left the Marina on time, seamless boarding process, returned feeling happy with the whales we had seen even though it was the end of the season. Benefit is...More

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we met the crew we were made to feel welcomed. Such a friendly,fun and informative team. We got to see whale mums and babes tail slapping and beaching many times. We got up nice and close and had many great photo opportunities....More

Thank veronica j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip with the Spirit was great! I saw many whales playing with their fins, spinning and jumping up several times. We have seen many mothers with their children. It was definitely worth the money. The ship is very family friendly. The kids all behaved...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very friendly, professional and very informative. They delivered what they promised, whales😃🐳. Boat was very comfortable and heaps of room for viewing. Perfect weather, perfect day, 👍

Thank Gil L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The provider keeps what he promises. I saw many whales from a distance and some were right beside the boat. It was so great to see the mothers with their kids. The kids were playful and jumped out of the water. There were a lot...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy with the whale watching activity were saw throughout our tour. Plenty of whales to see and they were very active jumping around and slapping their tails. Half day tour is more than enough time though unless your a mad whale lover...More

Thank Leijac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon seas calm not a lot of whales but what we saw were great it's just a pity that captain didn't stop the boat so that the whales could come to us.

Thank margebielenberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice boat and they guarantee that you will see whales which we saw a lot of. The staff were lovely and very helpful. Morning tea was provide which was nice. It’s a shame that people can’t parent there own kids and rely on the...More

Thank mirandagiuliano82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a keen whale watcher from south of Newcastle, NSW, we had travelled to Hervey Bay, to see them up close and personal. It was our 2nd whale trip this week, and a different boat. We went on an afternoon trip, with a cuppa and...More

Thank Jenn P
spiritofherveybay, Manager at Spirit of Hervey Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for picking the Spirit of Hervey Bay as your second boat for whale watching in Hervey Bay. Pleased we could give you an entertaining afternoon, including dolphins.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip , heaps of viewing platforms , never had to fight with the crowd to see whales . Saw at least 20 whales weather was great . Staff friendly boat great . Would do it again .

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