Whales & Fraser Island Trails

Humpback Whales and Fraser Island = Two of the best things to see in Hervey Bay all in one package – you can’t beat that! This package includes a Half-Day Whale Watch Experience (either morning or afternoon) on one day, plus a full day Fraser Island 4WD Bus Tour on another day. These tours can be taken in order of your choosing (subject to availability).


Due to COVID-19 we have had to restructure our tours to follow Queensland Health guidelines. Please click the link below to view our COVID-19 updates.

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Half Day Whale Watch Experience:

Includes:

  • Australia's most experienced whale watch crew
  • Tea and coffee, nibbles and refreshments
  • Informative commentary, local knowledge & history
  • Hydrophone equipped to listen to whale song underwater
  • Fully licensed bar for food and beverage purchases
  • Non-smoking vessel

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sense of adventure
  • Camera (preferably waterproof)
  • Mask, snorkel, towel and swimwear (if you are planning to swim)
  • Money for drinks, snacks, souvenirs, whale swim if desired. 

Departure Times

Daily:

Morning – 6:45am Check in for a 7:00AM Departure and returns at ~12:30PM

Afternoon – 12:45am Check in for a 1:00PM departure and returns at ~5:00PM

Check In

Please ensure all guests have checked in at our floating office at least 15 minutes prior to your departure time. Our office is located beside Quick Cat 2, on the right-hand side of the marina entrance.

If you experience unexpected delays, please call us as soon as possible on 1800-671-977.  If you cannot make your departure time, your ticket is transferable to another cruise (subject to availability).

Optional Extras:

Exciting opportunity to Swim with the Humpback Whales - Extra $100.00 per person to be paid during the tour (Weather permitting & conditions apply)

Fraser Explorer Day Tour:

Tour Duration Daily: Approximately 7:30am – 6:00pm

This adventure filled day begins with a courtesy pickup from your accommodation followed by a ferry over to the largest sand island in the world. Upon arrival at Fraser Island, a purpose built, air-conditioned 4WD bus will transport you to the below locations with professional commentary from a Fraser Island tour guide along the way. Enjoy the scenic routes of the island through luscious rainforests and beaches while taking in the beauty of this world-heritage listed icon.

Locations visited:

  • Famous Lake McKenzie
  • Central Station
  • Eastern Beach
  • Eli Creek
  • Pinnacle Coloured Sands
  • Seventy – Five Mile Beach
  • Maheno Shipwreck
  • Eurong Beach Resort for you to enjoy a delicious lunch.

Package includes:

  • Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • National Park Fees and Transfers to/from the Island via barge
  • Informative Commentary from an experienced tour guide
  • Lunch at Eurong Beach Resort

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket
  • Towel
  • Swimmers
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera (preferably waterproof)
  • Car Seat/Booster seat for Children under 8 years of age.
  • Sense of adventure
  • Money for drinks, snacks, souvenirs.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Infants under the age of 1 year old are not permitted to travel on the Fraser Explorer Day Tour.

Children under the age of 8 years are required to travel in an appropriate car seat/ booster seat in accordance with Queensland Transport and safety requirements. Guests are required to provide their own car seat/ booster for this tour.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE FRASER EXPLORER DAY TOUR

 

Pricing

Adult $359.00
Child (4-14) $224.00
Infant (0-3) FREE
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