Premier Whale Watching Byron Bay

Highlights

  • The Wharf is a 30 minute scenic drive, south of Byron at Ballina. Please meet on the Lance Ferris Wharf directly in front of Wharf Bar & Restaurant, 12-24 Fawcett St, Ballina. Someone will come to collect you and take you down to the boat. We travel along the Ballina/Byron coast, where we visit is dependant on where the whales are. We depart from Ballina and head out into the Cape Byron Marine Park. Humpback Whales are seen along the coast between Ballina and Cape Byron. Depending on where the whales are, is where we will be exploring.

Summary

The Wharf is a 30 minute scenic drive, south of Byron at Ballina. Please meet on the Lance Ferris Wharf directly in front of Wharf Bar & Restaurant, 12-24 Fawcett St, Ballina. Someone will come to collect you and take you down to the boat. We travel along the Ballina/Byron coast, where we visit is dependant on where the whales are. We depart from Ballina and head out into the Cape Byron Marine Park. Humpback Whales are seen along the coast between Ballina and Cape Byron. Depending on where the whales are, is where we will be exploring.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
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Why take this tour?

Enjoy a once in a lifetime, close encounter with Humpback Whales! (June- November). Join us and our marine biologist on our Premier Whale Watching Cruise. Depart from Ballina’s Richmond River and enter the stunning waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Encounter astonishing Humpback Whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the iconic coastline between Byron Bay and Ballina. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery while listening to live Humpback Whale song using our specialised underwater hydrophone. Our friendly Marine Biologist will share in-depth knowledge of the area, local points of interest & encounters we experience within Byron’s Marine Park.The migration of whales is a significant feat & a spectacular event to witness as they frolic & breach. At more than 2,500-kms, this is considered one of the longest migrations in the animal kingdom.

What’s included?

  • Live commentary on board

  • Professional guide

  • Life Jackets

  • Transfers from Byron Bay to the wharf in Ballina

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Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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About operator:

Out Of The Blue Adventures offer Premier Whale Watching cruises (June to November) and Dolphin Watching, Coastal Adventures and Sunset River Cruises the rest of the year, departing from Ballina’s Richmond River. We believe there’s no better way to enjoy the magnificence of Ballina & Byron Bay’s natural beauty & wildlife, than from its pristine waters. Our modern eco vessel provides 360 degree viewing and the most comfortable ride, with individual seating for up to 20 passengers. We invite you to come explore the breath-taking coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay. Come encounter astonishing Humpback Whales, Dolphins, Turtles and birdlife in their natural habitat. Each tour is guided by a passionate Marine Biologist, who will share in-depth knowledge of the area & jaw-dropping encounters we experience. We are looking forward to welcoming you aboard and promise to make it one to remember!

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