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Tasman Venture - Day Tours

#4 of 29 Tours in Hervey Bay Features Animals
Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4124 3222
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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
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Tasman Venture offers Hervey Bay's premier whale watching and Fraser Island experience, departing from Hervey Bay on Queensland's Fraser Coast. On Hervey Bay's ultimate whale watching experience, let the humpbacks amaze you with their close encounters and spectacular breaching. Travelling with Tasman Venture guarantees you a fast, comfortable journey, giving you more time with the whales. Be one of the few to see the untouched and unique side of the stunning World Heritage listed Fraser Island, on Tasman Venture's Remote Fraser Island tour. This is no ordinary Fraser Island tour - get away from the chaos and the crowds, forget the rigid timetables and rushing from place to place. With Tasman Venture you can experience the hidden and most remote parts of Fraser Island in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming. The luxurious 20m catamaran offers clear viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and a unique water level viewing platform for the ultimate up close and personal experience. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an amazing experience you will never forget.
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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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+61 7 4124 3222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have a good day. Whale watching assure!!! All member of crew are awesome. Specially our bull runner, Ben. We wish to see handsome bigotito with less clothes. Captain was also great with his explanations. Spanish girls.

Thank Olga C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Early in the morning we took off. After an hours of high speed traveling we stopped. All around us where whales! We saw males impressing a female, and a mother with here baby! We were even so lucky to swim with to playing teenager whales!...More

1  Thank ikbenc00l
Reviewed 3 days ago

we booked this tour through our hotel when we checked in as we didnt have a lot of time in Hervey Bay so needed to get something booked and I should have done my researched 1st before booking so can only blame myself for not...More

Thank LBMounty
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the Remote Fraser Island Tour aboard Island Venture. Had an enjoyable day, saw heaps of whales on the way to Fraser. We stopped on the Western side of Fraser and wow what a view from the top of the sand dune. Absolutely...More

Thank Jane N
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Jane. We do visit the most beautiful locations on the west coast of Fraser Island and are thrilled to hear your enjoyed those and the humpback whales too. You are more than welcome to join us again during summer...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great half day excursion where about 6 whales gave us what the tour guide explained is called a "mugging" where the whales swim right up to the boat and played around for about an hour. Got lots of fantastic photos. Best whale experience...More

Thank Gazza1000
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

How lovely to hear you were able to collect a variety of pictures of the humpback whales on your 1/2 day whale watching encounter. Our Tasman Venture III vessel does offer 5 different viewing areas, allowing guests are variety of options to view our beautiful...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the half day trip which was sensational!! Plenty of whales 🐳 breaching and plenty of time to enjoy them. Staff onboard were excellent and so knowledgeable. The weather was fine most of the time but you did need good sea legs at...More

Thank LinLee2016
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow, how lovely to witness a variety of whales breaching on your half day whale watching cruise with Tasman Venture, we hope you were able to get a few photos as a keepsake. It is great to hear our crew exceeded your expectations with their...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We set sail from the marina out to choppy seas and windy conditions but were told whales quite like these conditions. Were not disappointed at all. Saw so many pods of whales and they were in a frolicking mood. There were all sorts of antics,...More

Thank SandraTripper
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Susan. You are right, the humpback whales love to play in windy conditions and it is great to hear you were able to witness a range of behaviours. Our experienced skipper and crew will always keep comfort and safety a...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Two days before we arrived at Hervey Bay we were looking at tours to go to Fraser Island. Most of the tours were already fully booked but after some searching we found a tour offered by Tasman Venture. We choose the 'Remote Fraser Island and...More

Thank Wouter t
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so grateful to read how much you enjoyed the west coast of Fraser Island and the beautiful humpback whales on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour. We are very lucky to be able to showcase this beautiful side of Fraser Island...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on an afternoon tour on a clear and flat day. When the marine scientist who was our guide referred to whales getting keen on checking out a boat as "mugging", I thought he might be overselling it. While we were inching our way...More

Thank David F
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear our Tasman Venture 1/2 day Whale Watching encounter exceeded your expectations. Our crew love to see the looks on our guests faces when they see the interaction the humpbacks whales have with us. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day out whale watching. Staff extremely friendly from the bus driver to the onboard staff and highly recommended.

Thank John S
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review John. It is lovely to hear all members of our crew assisted in making your whale watching cruise an enjoyable trip.

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Amy L
4 August 2017|
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Response from TasmanVentureHB | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for your question. We offer guests the option of swimming with the whales on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour. We are unable to offer this experience on our 1/2 day Whale Watching... More
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