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Tasman Venture - Day Tours

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About Tasman Venture - Day Tours
Tasman Venture offers Hervey Bay's premier whale watching and Fraser Island experience, departing from Hervey Bay on Queensland's Fraser Coast. On Hervey Bay's ultimate whale watching experience, let the humpbacks amaze you with their close encounters and spectacular breaching. Travelling with Tasman Venture guarantees you a fast, comfortable journey, giving you more time with the whales. Be one of the few to see the untouched and unique side of the stunning World Heritage listed Fraser Island, on Tasman Venture's Remote Fraser Island tour. This is no ordinary Fraser Island tour - get away from the chaos and the crowds, forget the rigid timetables and rushing from place to place. With Tasman Venture you can experience the hidden and most remote parts of Fraser Island in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming. The luxurious 20m catamaran offers clear viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and a unique water level viewing platform for the ultimate up close and personal experience. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an amazing experience you will never forget.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Tasman Venture on the 10/01/19. Me and my partner had been on the road for 3 months by the time we got to Hervey Bay, and we almost considered not even visiting Fraser Island due to the assumption that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alice H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing day trip, highly recommend Tasman Ventures. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Very well organised day

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eloise W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying at the kingfisher bay resort we were recommended to go on the Remote Fraser Tour. We were definitely not disappointed. Highlight of the trip was the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Transfers were seamless, hospitality was endless and adventure was boundless!! We arrived back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank NicoleS280
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was absolutely perfect - seriously we couldnt have asked for a better day. Everything was well timed and planned and there was so many activities for us to do. Cobby did a great job guiding us around the island and answering the endless...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hailey D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day we had. Travelling with a toddler can be difficult, but every moment on this trip was amazing. Collected at our pick up place on time, transferred to the boat and set off without difficulties. The staff advised us on how the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sarahfunnyface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with Tasman Venture a bit last minute and their service went far and beyond my expectations! We took the boat trip to Fraser with them caring two young children (4yo and 6yo) - they absolutely loved it and so did we. You get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VanessaKestel
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is seriously the best thing i have ever done (outside my family) I go each year at the end of July/begining of August. I have been on the Tasman 4 times and will go again next year if i can. Each experience has surpassed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynne V
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow Lynne, you keep returning year after year to share in these magical moments with our crew. It is beautiful to hear our Whale Watching encounter continues to impress you and hopefully we will see you again in 2019. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We did the day trip to Fraser Island and were so impressed with the whole day - friendly staff, lots of activities (including kayaking and tubing), good food and a really spacious comfortable boat. It felt like we packed a lot in to the day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristin345
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our beautiful and remote locations allow you to explore the west coast of Fraser Island with ease. It is wonderful to hear we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your lovely review of our Remote Fraser Island experience.

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Accurate description of activities. Great variety of water activities. Friendly and helpful staff. All equipments provided. Clean facilities. Most importantly, had an unforgettable experience with my partner. Great value for price. I highly recommend this for people who like water activities, the sun, or just...More

1  Thank phoebeg581
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

How lovely to hear you both thoroughly enjoyed your experience exploring the remote west coast of Fraser Island with Tasman Venture Hervey Bay. Thank you for taking the time to review our Remote Fraser Island experience.

Reviewed November 27, 2018

Guides are great very engaging, food was great. This tour is really for very active people and not for the faint hearted. a great adventurous day out. my one criticism was the lack of attention to detail in communicating to the guests like not enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank grandpopstraveller19
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Remote Fraser Island experience. It is great to hear you enjoyed your experience and will note on your recommendation.

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Laurie S
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Not much, no, we are are based a fair way inland. I’m also not sure what you will see late November.. I’m not very helpful at all am I?! Wetsuits were for stingers, the water temp was beautiful:)
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Amy L
August 4, 2017|
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Response from TasmanVentureHB | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for your question. We offer guests the option of swimming with the whales on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour. We are unable to offer this experience on our 1/2 day Whale Watching... More
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