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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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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 yesterday via mobile

What an amazing trip. Very friendly reception at the check in booth with clear instructions. The boat crew were absolutely phenomenal big thanks to Aaron Matthew and Kaelan for making us feel very welcome. The boat was very comfortable with clean facilities. Whale sightings from...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The crew was amazing all around...even the photographer. The encouraged people to ask questions and helped us know where to look for whales. We got to see a baby and eventually the mom! We saw dolphins too. I wouldn’t recommend if you get seasick easily....More

Thank Larisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great from start to finish. We did a 10.30 am tour, free tea and coffee on outward trip. Staff were friendly and informative. Saw loads of whales and had 2 that thought we were interesting and followed us round the boat. I mean WOW, how...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, with a warning. If you have any sort of propensity for seasickness either take the pills that they offer you a reasonable charge at the beginning of the trip, or don’t go. The boat is quite Rocky and definitely will test her insides if...More

Thank 5GMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time to watch whale in the sea. We aboard at the cavill avenue pier,where is close to my apartment. The captain drove not fast for most of time. The boat moving was stable and at least my family didn't get sea...More

Thank geogchan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip out was amazing. Saw so many whales and so many dolphins. Very thoughtful and experienced crew. They knew that people would be cold out at sea and they provided some blankets. They also knew some people might get sick from the waves and...More

Thank c00kiem0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We do this trip every time we come here, through no fault of the company, this trip was not our best. It was very rough and lots of people were not looking very good and using the sick bags quite a lot. The whales were...More

Thank JaxxRotorua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an unforgetable and exciting whale watching experience. We took a cruise leaving from Surfers Paradise Pier and then heading towards Pacific Ocean. While after about 15 mins on the way to the Ocean, you can see a very beautiful scene along the Gold...More

Thank Dennis9211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience with my sons! The knowledgeable crew were full of interesting information and there was no shortage of whales to admire. This counts as one if the best move days of my life.

Thank WellingtonRedken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost a 3 hour cruise, they have nice arrangements for food and drinks too. Would recommend if you are a rough sea sailing lover

Thank Vinanthi
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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
13 March 2017|
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Response from Srikanth N | Reviewed this property |
May to early November. September would be best
Emily L
22 October 2016|
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Response from Anthony A | Property representative |
The whale watching season on the Gold Coast operates from 1 June to 31 October each year.