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Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch

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Hervey Bay Whale Watch operate 2 half day cruises daily during whale season (mid July - end Oct)on board Quick Cat II, the most awarded vessel in Queensland. Quick Cat II *morning cruise 7am-12.30pm includes light breakfast, home made morning tea...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 9611
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the morning whale watching with lunch at Fraser Island. Was brilliant the staff were fantastic and everything from door to door pick up to boat and home to the service and information was exceptional

Thank Lyanalock1
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my third trip from Kingfisher resort, Fraser Island on Quickcat 11. As usual it was well conducted and the crew managed to find plenty of whales for us to see and photograph. The boat was purpose built for whale watching and has very...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience four of us had the best time great staff so friendly and helpful so knowledgeable, great food yum profieroles and what a great show the whales put on for us the captain did his utmost to show us as much as...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big thanks to Josh, Shawn and Laekin. What a great day out! The crew friendly and relaxed, when the whales were around the boat and we were taking video the guys had the sense to not tall all the time. So we got some great...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to the friendly staff on Quick Cat II for a wonderful afternoon on the water. The whales certainly came out to play, great photographic opportunities. Experienced captain and crew, informative and helpful. Highly recommended and would do it again in a heart beat. An...More

Thank Helene S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a 7am trip on the Quick Cat II to get an early start for a HALF day of whale watching. We didn’t know that the majority of the trip would be spent traveling to pick up passengers from Kingfisher Bay before even leaving for...More

Thank LeaLea50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a morning or afternoon during your visit to Kingfisher Bay Resort and treat yourself to witnessing the majestic humpback whales playing in the waters off the Fraser Coast. This area is a special place to view the whales playing and relaxing with their young...More

Thank LindaJabiru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic day. Saw lots of whales and had a really good day. The crew where friendly and knowledgeable and we got some good view of Fraser Island.

Thank Cybille C
QuickCatII, Owner at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you for coming aboard Quick Cat II. We are glad you enjoyed your Whale Watching experience here in Hervey Bay. Kind Regards, Hervey Bay Whale Watch

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on their afternoon cruise. Thanks to a hunch of their very knowledgeable captain we were treated to an amazing show by a mummy and her very active calf for quite a long time plus to top it off a delightful...More

Thank Bubs_and_Andy
QuickCatII, Owner at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your Whale Watching experience here in Hervey Bay. We are so lucky to have the beautiful Humpbacks stop their migration and for them to come check us out up...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely morning on Quick Cat 11 of Hervey Bay Whale Watching & Charters and saw plenty of whales. The weather was perfect and the sea calm which made for a perfect morning.

Thank Linda R
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Amy L
August 4, 2017|
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Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Hi John, We have been running the swim option for the last 3 years and mainly swims are possible with the sub-adults whales which are generally in the Bay earlier in the season July/August. In September we often have... More
Anca N
July 25, 2016|
Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Hi Anca, The Whale season is from June until the end of October. So unfortunately you wont get to see them in January. If you were able to change your trip, to the above months you would be guaranteed Whales. Thanks Kerry
Debbie C
July 14, 2016|
Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Debbie, we guarantee every cruise & have done for 30 years. Our season is already running with whales in the bay & we will have many more by August. Looking forward to seeing you in Hervey Bay where the whales stay... More