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Whale One

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  • Average8%
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“sunset cruise”(105 reviews)
“mother and calf”(24 reviews)
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The Wharf, Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, Queensland QLD4557, Australia
+61 1300 942 531
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Trip!!! The crew were very friendly and knowledgeable and provided us with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch Humpback whales. It was Brilliant, great value for money, would definitely recommend.

Thank Daisy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, my partner and his parents went out on Whale One this Wednesday and we definitely had a WHALE OF A TIME! Wow, we got the chance to swim with not just 1 humpback whale as well as multiple curious dolphins. The crew were super...More

Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This company has fantastic knowledge about whales-where to find them, all the info about them which the crew happily and interestingly shared and were able to answer some quite difficult questions about whales from the passengers too. The crew managed to locate whales quickly on...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!!! There were all sorts of animals, baby hammerhead sharks, lots of dolphins coming up to the boat,fish,crabs and birds. Heaps of whales. A baby came right up to the boat and played. There were mums with calfs diving and the babies learning to...More

Thank klyon36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a perfect day - blue skies and calm seas - we saw breaches, tail and pectoral splashes on all sides. A pod of 3 whales seemed very interested and moved in close and even under the boat. Dolphins joined them. The boat was spotlessly...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being travellers who have seen whales before, this trip did not disappoint. We not only saw dolphins & jellyfish but saw 7 whales. Two whales were interacting in front of us whilst another tour group were swimming in the sea with the whales around them....More

Thank emeraldsdreaming
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst you cannot predict whales and their behaviour, I was very disappointed with the lack of effort made to find whales after the sighting of an initial 2. We stayed with them for most of the time out there even though it was obvious they...More

1  Thank martinwood34ord
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Whale watching is pretty awesome matter where you are so this trip lived up to our expectations as well. The boat was a bit crowded and hard to find a seat initially as people always spread themselves out so that they dont get anyone to...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

After setting sail from the marina, it was only about half an hour before the first sighting. They are incredible creatures and it seems they are as fascinated by us as we are of them. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable. The captain was able...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Went out on the Whale One from Mooloolaba and witnessed first hand up to 14 whales in close proximity to the boat. The crew were very friendly and passionate about ensuring everyone was able to share their joy for witnessing whales in the wild. We...More

Thank Shaun B
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Gemma S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Navada H | Reviewed this property |
Our little ones were a bit bored after the first half hour. 3yrs and 4yrs. Recommend for ages five and up perhaps?
John B
29 August 2017|
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Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Twice a day depending on weather and numbers of people Always check with the company to see what is happening We were on a cruise excursion and the ship was using the Catamaran for tendering the passengers to shore so we... More
5 July 2015|
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Response from Cushio | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kaye. My husband & I did the whale watching cruise with Whale One recently. There is no lunch only biscuits tea coffee. The ocean was rough on a calm day & half the people on board including children had sea sickness. My... More