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Tasman Venture - Day Tours

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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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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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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent trip which takes you to parts of Fraser only known by the locals. You get to do lots of activities like snorkeling and kayaking. Lots of fun.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved it! Highly recommend these guys for a day out to Fraser Island. There was snorkelling, kayaking through a river to one of the most secluded places on the island and tube riding over the waves! Miss 4 had a blast and the crew...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

It's always a bit of a gamble making a decision as to which tour provider you choose when there are many offering the same experience. But we chose Tasman Venture for our Whale Watching Tour and we were not disappointed, not because we actually had...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Cannot recommend the remote Fraser Island tour highly enough - we saw a stunningly beautiful part of Fraser Island, and as a small group had these beautiful sights all to ourselves for the day. Loved not having to rush from place to place, and the...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing! Only trip to the west coast of Fraser to include snorkelling, kayaking, jet boating and just a brilliant day out exploring this unspoiled and secluded part of the island that travellers wouldn’t get to see without Tasman Venture! It’s the best...have no doubts,...More

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TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

It is lovely to hear you thoroughly enjoyed exploring the west coast of Fraser Island on our Remote Fraser Island experience with our crew. Thank you for sharing your experience.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We did the remote tour with our 7 months old son and enjoyed every second! It was probably one of the best tours we've ever done and defenitely in the Top3 highlights of our 5-week Aussie trip. What you see is really remote, we haven't...More

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TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

How lovely to hear your family thoroughly enjoyed their day with our crew exploring Fraser Island. It is wonderful to hear your 7 month old son was well looked after and enjoyed his day too. Thank you for taking the time to review your tour,...More

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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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