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Sea World Whale Watch

130 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Queensland, Australia
+ 61 7 5591 6061
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Ranked #4 of 25 Activities in Main Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Sea World Whale Watch on the Gold Coast have taken the excitement and adventure of whale watching to a new level in Australia with their amazing... more » Owner description: Sea World Whale Watch on the Gold Coast have taken the excitement and adventure of whale watching to a new level in Australia with their amazing on-board Whale Theatre Experience and purpose-built whale-friendly vessel-of-the-future “Spirit of Migloo”. Expert tour guides introduce guests to the world of the whales with an incredible array of custom-designed 3D whale movies, unique Real-Time Virtual Tour displays and the interactive wonder of listening to live whale songs. A superior level of luxury and comfort is combined with ultra-quiet low emission engines, toilet waste holding tanks and whale-friendly keel to ensure the whales are not harmed. And if your tour fails to sight a whale, Sea World Whale Watch provides a 100% refund. « less
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Albury
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was truly beautilful experience, to be able to share the sea with such amazing animals was fantastic. The staff were excellent and very knowledgeable, the boat was pure luxury and we had a great time watching the whales migrating

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were blessed with several pods of humpback whales. We saw apparently unusual behavior with males looking to mate chasing a mother and calf. (She wasn't interested). The crew were knowledgeable, professional and very friendly. Boat was very comfortable. The combo deal is great value - only an extra $11 to get into Sea World which normally costs $90. The... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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94 reviews 94 reviews
52 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We paid the little extra to get entry into Sea World for the day - worth it on both counts. Clean boat with loads of staff making sure people are safe and okay. Saw two separate mothers and their baby, some off in a distance playing that stopped once we got to them but some very close up sights of... More

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went during peak whale season, on a beautiful clear day. The boat is lovely, so are the staff. And the boarding experience etc was easy. However this operation seems too profit focused, with not enough effort to provide a good whale watching experience. I live on the coast and have been whale watching with a few operators. Of them... More

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SeaWorldWhaleWatch, General Manager at Sea World Whale Watch, responded to this review

Hello Trysmiling Thank you for your kind words about our vessel and staff. I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with the whales you saw because finding and engaging with whales is what we do best. Sea World Whale Watch is the only Gold Coast based whale watching company that has a 100% sightings record every tour this... More

Moree, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The sea world whale watch is definitely a must if on the gold coast. The boat is fully built for the job and is modern, clean and comfortable. The staff were very informative and happy to help. At the start of out trip, we saw nothing for around 2 hours. We ended up out at sea for an extra hour... More

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Bountiful, Utah
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a wonderful morning whale watching. The boat was exceptionally clean and comfortable. Lots of background information on whales was giving during our journey out of the harbor. We were treated to a mother and baby whale swimming around the boat and several others that were swimming nearby. Really fun day!

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Enjoyed a great morning on the Sea World whale watch boat ..Weather was mild and sunny, boat very clean and staff very helpful... Background information and commentary on the whales and their habitat and migration added to the event as did the whales ... several adults and a couple of juveniles frolicked in the area around the boat .. a... More

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Hadera, Israel
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The ride was wonderful the whales gave a show and we enjoyed the time very much, but most of all I would like to compliment the behavior of the crew. From that moment we set out they tried to lower expectations as to what we might see, as this is watching animals in their environment and you can never know... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Very helpful and accommodating staff. Great boat. Did there best to find us whales and provide interesting commentary. Only thing missing was seeing a whale breech... But they are wild animals! A great morning.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent this morning out on the Sea World whale boat. We were lucky to see a couple of pods of whales and had a great morning. The weather was great, sunny and fairly warm and the water very clear so we could see the whales even deep under the water. We even had a cheeky dolphin join the boat... More

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