Whale Watching Tour with Spirit of Gold Coast


  • Daily departures at Main Beach between June and November

  • Marine biologist and crew focus on humpback behavior

  • Includes morning tea plus a fully licensed bar


The safe and fully equipped 24 meter super catamaran is custom designed for Whale Watching, and features sensational 360º viewing from both lower and upper decks for kids and adults alike. On board, you’ll enjoy all the creature comforts that you would expect, such as complementary morning tea, a fully licensed bar, and toilets. Within minutes of departure you'll see these majestic creatures as they embark on their annual migration along the east coast of Australia. This amazing journey is a truly captivating experience, as right before your very eyes these 40-ton Humpback Whales breach, wave their pectoral fins and slap their tails. Your guides and crew are passionate about the conservation of the ocean giants, promoting awareness and education of Humpback Whales and their natural environment. Your 2.5 hour adventure will be guided by full commentary from your Marine Biologist, with your friendly and knowledgeable staff on board to answer any questions that you may have. With a 100% Whale Guarantee, you can cruise in comfort knowing that you will see the Humpback Whales or you will receive a free return cruise.

Tour info

2 hours 50 minutes
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Why take this tour?

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.

What’s included?

  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • Live commentary on board

  • Professional guide

  • Free parking at Mariner's Cove Marina

  • Lunch

  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 50m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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About operator:

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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