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Whalesong Cruises

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Hervey Bay’s premium mid-sized whale watching and charter boat, with a strong focus on ecological practices and sustainability. Whalesong Cruises offers Cruises all year round on an environmentally friendly boat launched in 2011. Experience a taste...more
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Great Sandy Straits Marina 17 Buccaneer Dr | Shop 2, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 6222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the 5 hour morning tour and loved every minute of it. The crew are super friendly and the skipper provided an informative, well paced commentary which I very much enjoyed. Every person we interacted with from the driver, to the office person and...More

Thank PJswan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the morning trip and from the onset the crew were professional, courteous, friendly and very knowledgeable on the area and whales. Morning tea, a great plate of fruit and a fabulous lunch were all included. Once in the bay, the Captain and crew...More

Thank JohnMS69
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew were thoughtful The commentaries were perfect We were so lucky & glad to be so close to the wales.for a couple of hours

Thank Bernard D
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bernard, Thanks for your great feedback, and glad you appreciated the commentary! Learning about these magnificent creatures, especially while they're right under our noses!, helps us appreciate them all the more:) Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The team at Whalesong were great from the moment they picked us up from our hotel to the crew on the boat. Highlight - seeing at least 12 pods of whales. Highly recommend this experience.More

Thank jacjacl
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thanks for your fab review and recommendation! So glad you were treated to 12 pods!!! Still plenty of mums, calves and escorts as they pop into Hervey Bay to play en route back to the southern, cooler waters:) Maybe see you next season,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose Whalesong for our family whale watching expience and cannot be happier. Vessel provided ideal 360 degree viewing options and was a pleasant ride to and from the location. I really liked the smaller numbers on the trip which allowed everyone to see everything. Saw...More

Thank blubagger71
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, So good to hear of your fabulous experience with us, and thanks so much for the great review! The calves are plentiful at the moment as these amazing creatures head south on their return journey... how lucky are we they choose Hervey Bay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous day. The crew including Ben, Stu, Jenny and Ericka were friendly and very accommodating. Half the fun I had today was actually spotting the whales. When we were returning to the dock we stopped as they had seen more whales .......More

Thank Nanette M
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nanette, That's fantastic! So glad you had the best day and thanks so much for sharing your experience:) I wonder if the violinist needs a job! See you next time:) Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are now back in NZ after having one of the best experiences of our lives - whale watching on Whalesong! Doug picked us up in his courtesy bus and drove us to the marina. Needless to say, the best was yet to come! The...More

Thank Margaret M
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, Thanks so much for your wonderful review, recommendation and feedback, which is always nice to pass on to our fab staff!:) I agree that nothing compliments the overall experience like an arvo antipasto platter and maybe a glass of champas while enjoying these...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic morning cruise today. Great boat, friendly informative crew, lovely morning tea and lunch and the best viewing of whales ever. Highly recommend this trip for all ages

Thank EricaJ677
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Erica, thanks so much for your recommendation:) Being a purpose built and wheelchair friendly vessel ensures the BEST views of these magnificent creatures for sure! See you next time around:) Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect family whale watching adventure. Family friendly cruise - beautiful small boat with only about 40 people. Very helpful, knowledgeable, family friendly and easy going crew, felt very relaxed with our two little ones (6 & 8). Comfortable inside cabin and great viewing from the...More

Thank VJC99
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, "Couldn't be happier"...how good's that!!! Thanks so much for your comprehensive review, sharing every element of your experience with those who are seeking a relaxed, family friendly trip out to see the whales:) We'd love to host you and your family on Whalesong...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If tripadvisor gave each user the once in a lifetime chance to add a sixth star to a review, the Whalesong would definitely get mine! Here's why: The boat itself is spacious and in a really good condition. There is plenty of space for seating...More

Thank Sebastian H
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sebastian, WOW! 6 stars! Thanks you so much for your great review and comprehensive account of your experience with us! Our staff are so passionate about these magnificent creatures that they can't wait to share their knowledge with all who have the privilege to...More

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Joanne J
June 1, 2016|
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Response from Virginia B |
Hi Joanne, we have afternoon cruises available daily from the 24th of July through to late October. 2pm departure with a 6pm return. August is a great time to see the whales. Sorry. No pick up or cruises offered by us... More
August 24, 2015|
Response from WhalesongCruises | Property representative |
Apologies as I did reply to this question some time ago. Unsure why it did not post. The Seafood@Sunset Cruise is a Finger Food menu where crew walk around & serve a substantial amount of freshly prepared Hervey Bay... More