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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
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Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation to depart from the convenient location in central Surfers Paradise.OUR GUARANTEE 1. Our whale watch cruise have been so successful that we are...more
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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 2111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the provided ride from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise and reached the boat apx. 30 minutes before boarding time. The beginning of the cruise was somehow cheesy, trying to pin point celebrities' houses along the river. However, when we went out to sea, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Booked on to this trip last minute and so glad we did - we had a beautiful day out on the water, the ‘A team’ crew were friendly, knowledgeable and relaxed, and as for the whales we couldn’t have wanted more. There were several curious...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andymN9859UY
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A great day out at sea with a group of friendly and patient crew. They took the time to patiently wait around for any slight chance to see a whale. Highly recommended tour for people visiting Gold Coast. To fully enjoy the tour, please do...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Suetyin G
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We always wanted to do whale watching but never really had a chance - our friend gave the voucher as our wedding gift, so off we went. The morning one was canceled due to weather but we managed to go on 2.30 pm trip and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dessi_adhi
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great day, the crew was attentaive, knowlegdable and with witty humor. They also offered sun screen and sea motion pills for the inexperienced. Being patience and with the whole boat helping we saw many whales. We saw the tail end of a breach as it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank scotthiller
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

the crew were so professional and made an interesting commentary. the only critisim would be as it was lunch time some food to buy on board would have been appreciated.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 226Mellory
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Rough conditions. Holding on to vertical bar with one hand; thrown back against another. Rest of holiday (13 days) ruined

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank IanS4784
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The captain and crew were fabulous, very friendly and worked hard to make sure everyone was comfortable. I took my 3 and 8 year old and both boys loved it despite rough seas.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing day out! Got to see lots of whales and the crew on the boat were very knowledgeable and interactive with us asking us some questions like for example if we knew where the whales had migrated from. My first time whale watching and would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChantelleH191
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The crew were amazing very patient and helpful. I have been on boats many times but have never managed to see a whale so the guarantee was important to me if I didn't this time but not to worry they made good on their promise...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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12 December 2018|
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Response from jenb204 | Reviewed this property |
The whales don't arrive until June time, however you can still go out on the ocean and see dolphins at any time of year
12 December 2018|
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Response from marstaellers | Reviewed this property |
We were also there in August which is the time they travel back south after giving birth. Not sure when they travel north to have their calves?
11 March 2018|
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Response from snowlionman | Reviewed this property |
Too young. I doubt the kid will enjoy it. Moreover waters a bit choppy when viewing the whales. You may have to stay on the lower deck throughout the journey. Not advisable. I bought my 5 yr old kid n still finds it too much... More