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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 #3 of 26 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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

excellent value for money. Crew very friendly, knowledgable. Watched a whale and her calf for over an hour. Crew member took some great photos of the baby breaching several times. Very eco friendly boat.

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Wichita, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Brilliant Show, kids enjoyed their pirates rides and got wet in the end. A wonderful experienced, accessible to the monorail ride to all events.

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went into this with fairly low expectations but ended up really enjoying it. Went with a 5 and 7 yr olds - and found the trip was really about the right length (not too long) and were lucky enough to see plenty of whales on the day we did it. Was always the annoying group photo thing they try to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a bouncy ride with everybody hanging on for dear life as the chase begins. Darting from sighting to sighting I can imagine how Captain Ahab felt as he chased the white whale. No harpoons but cameras clicking away. Ensure you have a telephoto lens as on this occasion they did not come close to the boat. Never the less... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Forget the theme parks, this is the best ride on the coast. The vessel is first rate and immaculately clean, staff lovingly cleaning as they wandered about if they saw so much as a smudge! The experience was great from the informative narration to the sighting of numerous whales, dolphins and flying fish. The captain went above and beyond skillfully... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

wonderful experience! All the staff were so lovely and helpful. They always made sure everyone was okay (the sea was a bit rough), and everyone was having fun. They weren't out of their way to make our experience better. We ended up seeing 4 mom whales with their young. At once stage, a whale and baby were meters from our... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

September at Sea World Resort with Whale watch as part of the deal. The whole package was fantastic [Red Hot Theme park Special] with all staff friendly & helpful. The highlight for us was the Whale Watch tour. The SeaWorld custom built whale watching boat was 6 years old but looked new! My wife & I have never seen such... More

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brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The team is very professional..My choice was decided by supporting a company that in fact does help with rescue of whales and sea life on the Gold Coast. The boat is well set up for viewing for passengers.Passenger numbers are limited so the experience is far more pleasant. It is a great boat both modern,great viewing platforms on many levels... More

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Albury
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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 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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