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Spirit of Hervey Bay

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Buccaneer Drive | Whale Bay Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
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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 the most active whales in the Bay. The Spirit also has heaps of room to keep you warm inside whilst we travel to and from the whales, but still allows for spectacular views of our lovely bay through the large windows.With five levels of viewing decks, including our fantastic underwater viewing rooms which place you below the waterline to view the whales in their underwater playground and the amazing waterline viewing platform for those extra close encounters. The Spirit offers the most viewing area of any boat with no crowding and everyone has a front row seat.Our best value cruise also includes a morning or afternoon tea of cakes, cinnamon buns, biscuits, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and juice and on our 3/4 day cruise you also receive a cold buffet lunch with cold meats and fresh salads. Other freebies include a souvenir whale DVD, free wifi and courtesy pickups from touristaccommodation. You can’t get better than that.The Spirit is a locally-owned company operating in Hervey Bay waters for the past 26 years. Our expert commentary of the whales and Fraser Island offers a unique insight into the whales antics and migration pattern with a bit of Aussie larrikin thrown in. The crew are all locals who have lived in the area for more than 15 years which gives them vast knowledge of not only the whales, but also Hervey Bay and surrounding areas.So do not miss out on seeing these gentle giants in the “best place in the world” to view humpback whales aboard the “best value cruise in the bay. See you aboard the Spirit.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Buccaneer Drive | Whale Bay Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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"morning tea and lunch"
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"mary river"
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"whale watching"
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"cold meats and salads"
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"comfortable boat"
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"see whales"
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"fast boat"
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"filling lunch"
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"helpful crew"
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"friendly driver"
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"underwater viewing"
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"perfect weather"
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"awesome crew"
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"bring your camera"
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"lovely staff"
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"hour trip"
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"baby whales"
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We chose the smaller boat Yahoo as we felt it would be a better experience than the huge cats with many people. Although there is no food or drink supplied, we figured we were there to see the whales, not to sit around eating and...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A fabulous 5 hours on board. Saw a great lot of whales so many up close, Mum's babies and males. Lovely. Great skipper giving good commentary and excellent crew. Good buffet lunch on board. A really memorable day.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The crew were very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable about the whales and different landmarks along the cruise. There was free pick-up from our accommodation and once the cruise started complimentary morning tea was provided. A freshly prepared...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We saw Mum and baby whales plus “escort” whales they are males swimming along with Mum and baby hoping to get some “action” These amazing mammals put on a fantastic show, breaching, tail flipping etc was a fantastic day, one to remember

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