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Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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Main Beach, Australia
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About Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
This is your opportunity to marvel at the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment with the stunning Gold Coast skyline glistening in the background. Take home unique memories that only Mother Nature can provide. You’ll have a whale of a time as the crew demystifies mating and migration, baleen and blowholes, flukes and fins. Oh my, what mighty pectorals they have!
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See humpback whales as they migrate past the Gold Coast from June to November. This whale watching cruise is family-owned and operated with a commitment to offering passengers a valuable wildlife experience. Learn from the expertise of the crew, with the option to book a second cruise in the unlikely event of missed whale sightings.
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Monika N wrote a review 7 May
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
Lovely Sunset Cruise, the staff was very interactive and helpful - The Cruise was interesting and very relaxing.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Steve S wrote a review Oct 2020
Bilinga, Australia1 contribution
We went out yesterday morning (24/10/20202) and had a great time. It was coming to the end of the whale season so I did not expect to see too many. The crew were all friendly and did their best to find the whales for us (which they did) we also had pods of dolphins racing the boat which was pretty awesome. My little mans eyes lit up at this. The trip was a little rough and there where plenty of people feeling that! Especially my little guy. The crew were amazing looking after those who were sick. I encourage everyone who goes to take motion sickness tablets the night before and also that morning before the cruise just to make your experience more enjoyable. Don’t try to be a hero! I will be back next year for another cruise with these guys for sure! Thanks guys.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from NehaBhimrajka, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
Responded 28 Oct 2020
Hello there, Thank you for reviewing your experience with Spirit. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching trip and I'm sure you will carry these memories forever. Thank you also for the comments towards our staff, they are amazing. Hope to see you onboard Spirit again next year! Whale Blessings, The Spirit Family.
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ONS T wrote a review Oct 2020
Toowoomba, Australia1 contribution
Lovely crew and cruise. Great whale watching experience. Recommend this for short get away. Pictures were great too.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from NehaBhimrajka, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
Responded 28 Oct 2020
Thank you for reviewing your experience. We are so happy to hear that you had fantastic day on board Spirit, and we must agree, our crew are fabulous. We hope to see you on board Spirit again. Whale Blessings from Spirit Family!
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Jane M wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane Region, Australia30 contributions5 helpful votes
Absolutely brilliant morning, saw whales, dolphins and a solitary sea turtle. The crew are very knowledgeable and respectful of all sea creatures, the 2.5hours flew by! Will be doing this again next year! Highly recommend this operation particularly as it is a small family owed and operated business and it's great value for money.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from NehaBhimrajka, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
Responded 28 Oct 2020
Thank you so much for your kind review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your time on board Spirit watching the Humpback Whales in their natural environment. It is also great to hear your compliments towards our staff. They are amazing and caring towards all our passengers. Hope to see you next year again! Whale Blessings, The Spirit Family.
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lovingmoving wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane, Australia609 contributions25 helpful votes
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Morning of whale watching was very informative. Saw baby whales frolicking next to their mothers and there were several pods of whales in the crystal blue waters off the Gold Coast. It was wonderful to view these majestic animals at such a close range. A very special experience. Tea/coffee served at start of cruise. Staff were all very friendly and welcoming. Unisex toilets on board.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from NehaBhimrajka, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
Responded 28 Oct 2020
Hello there, Thank you for reviewing your experience with Spirit. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching trip and I'm sure you will carry these memories forever. Hope to see you onboard Spirit again in the future. Whale Blessings, The Spirit Family.
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