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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 2111
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Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation to depart from the convenient location in central Surfers Paradise.OUR GUARANTEE 1. Our whale watch cruise have been so successful that we are proud to promote a 100% daily sightings record. If a whale is not sighted on a tour you will receive a free return cruise. 2. Low passenger numbers to ensure personalised service and no crowds, so every guest is guaranteed a rail side position for the perfect equal viewing opportunity
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23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5538 2111
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

Had an awesome time on the Whales in Paradise tour. Saw lots of whales including a mother with a baby. Staff were awesome and very knowledgeable and humorous. Brand new vessel with plenty of viewing areas. We had read previous reviews about how rough it...More

1  Thank bushlands
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

They guaranteed a 100% whale sighting so I thought this was going to be great. But this couldn't be further from the truth because it was more then that it was FANTASTIC. We were followed by 2 whales almost the entire time. After a little...More

1  Thank Bas v
Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked a cruise with Whales in Paradise due to their availability. They didn't disappoint. Staff were friendly and very accommodating - even letting kids sit in the drivers cabin for a bit. Very informative guides. Saw some great whales at a distance but a...More

1  Thank Angehudson
Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

My family and I saw the whales in October 2014 and were really impressed with the whole experience. We returned again this September 2015 and didn't hesitate in rebooking this fantastic experience. The boats are excellent and the crew are fantastic. Highly recommend!!

2  Thank Bronwyn C
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

While on family vacation Whale watching at Gold Coast was something which we never planned. But while at Surfers paradise, we were advised by many travel agencies to give it a shot. So we did this tour n we were not disappointed. Kids loved to...More

1  Thank Sanjay-GKB
Reviewed October 3, 2015

A wonderful trip where we treated to a large number of breaching whales. Whales in Paradise ensure you are treated to great views but would recommend they have a policy of staying seated and that way everyone can see all the breaches etc. The views...More

1  Thank 187maxinec
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Definitely worth this short trip ... it's almost sure you're going to see whales and that means several of them. The day we had this it was cold and raining ... still worth all the cold we got.

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Reviewed September 28, 2015

The highlight of our recent trip to the Gold Coast was the 2.30pm cruise on Thursday 17th September. We were intially fortunate enough to witness a Mother and her calf not long after entering the open water. Our eagle eyed Skipper then spotted another 3...More

3  Thank Warren R
Reviewed September 28, 2015

I did the cruise on Sunday 20th of September 2015 and it was just amazing. It starts right in the centre of Surfers Paradise and was on a brand new boat, which offers a lot of comfort and a lot of space. Firstly you drive...More

3  Thank Iris R
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Just wanted to say our whale watch was the highlight of our holiday Every year we have visited Queensland and wanted to see the whales and this was the first time we have been able to find a boat who could accommodate my son and...More

2  Thank Sue W
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Response from Chrisseee | Reviewed this property |
We went in early November and it was just at the end of the season. I wouldn't go later than that.
Emily L
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Anthony A | Property representative |
The whale watching season on the Gold Coast operates from 1 June to 31 October each year.
January 19, 2016|
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Response from HelenAlex | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid June. There were plenty to see. Give them a call and ask.