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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

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Enjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane’s Moreton Bay between the months of June and November. Be amazed as you watch these gentle giants of the sea breech and play within meters of the luxury high-speed catamaran. Your whale watching cruise includes a gourmet buffet lunch including fresh tiger prawns, cold meats and salads. Choose to join the whale watching cruise at Redcliffe Jetty or include roundtrip coach transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast.
  • Take in Moreton Bay views on your whale-watching cruise from Redcliffe
  • Learn about whale biology and behavior as you travel from a guide
  • Hearty buffet lunch provided on board
  • Guaranteed whale sightings from the deck of the custom-built catamaran
What to Expect
Head for Redcliffe Jetty to board the high-speed catamaran, custom-built for whale watching. Alternatively, if you upgraded to hotel pickup from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast, be ready for a pickup at your hotel. Once on board, choose a spot on the top-level sun deck or inside for some shade and views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Search Moreton Bay for migrating humpback whales and learn about their biology and behavior through guided commentary. During the season (June through November) it's not unusual to see whales breaching or swimming beside the catamaran, so keep your camera ready. Take a pause from sightseeing for an onboard buffet lunch comprised of salad, cold meats, and tiger prawns. The whale-watching cruise ends at Redcliffe Jetty where it started. If you selected the round-trip transportation, the tour ends with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Redcliffe Jetty or Brisbane and Sunshine Coast hotels
  • Guaranteed whale sightings
  • Gourmet buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please notify the local operator regarding your hotel information when booking (if pickup option is selected)
  • Infant meals not included
  • No food is allowed on board
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent experience- clean boat - plenty of friendly staff - food fresh and delicious - beautiful scenery and wildlife and of course a whale and baby put on a beautiful show for us

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marion G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our 2 grandchildren (7 & 4 y.o.) on this wonderful cruise. We saw multiple pods of Mum & baby whales with lots of interaction with these beautiful creatures. The staff were all exceptionally friendly and helpful and the boat is perfect for this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went out whale watching with a mate for my birthday, and was totally blown away by the awesome time I had. As a 63 y.o.b. (year old bloke) lol, I couldn’t believe the smile that came to my face when I saw whale's frolicking...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mallanau57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Eye Spy vessel was the cleanest vessel we have ever been on and was purpose designed and well laid out. Staff were beyond helpful and Captain Kerry was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the whales. We not only saw whales, but dugongs, turtles and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lyndalou74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our cruise with BWW. Staff went above and beyond for us and they made us feel so welcome. We had a little toddler with us and nothing was too hard. Food was great and the service could not be better. Thanks so much...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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March 7, 2019|
Response from majorstu | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid that you are outside of the whale watching season. Most tours run June-October which is when the whales migrate to the warm waters off the coast of Australia to give birth. You'll have a great time in Brisbane... More
June 28, 2018|
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Response from MichaelO_11 | Reviewed this property |
I live on the Redcliffe Peninsula and have made the annual migration for the last 6 years in a row. Never been disappointed, each experience quite different, unique and amazing. Helps that its good value, well run by... More
geoff M
June 1, 2018|
Response from SMN_RVN | Reviewed this property |
Hi Geoff. I have only just seen your question. I rang & made the booking over the phone as I wanted to make sure that we were booked on the same trip as our family, who had made their booking a few weeks earlier. I... More
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