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Address: 130 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 7 5591 6061
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sea World Whale Watch on the Gold Coast have taken the excitement and...

Sea World Whale Watch on the Gold Coast have taken the excitement and adventure of whale watching to a new level in Australia with their amazing on-board Whale Theatre Experience and purpose-built whale-friendly vessel-of-the-future “Spirit of Migloo”. Expert tour guides introduce guests to the world of the whales with an incredible array of custom-designed 3D whale movies, unique Real-Time Virtual Tour displays and the interactive wonder of listening to live whale songs. A superior level of luxury and comfort is combined with ultra-quiet low emission engines, toilet waste holding tanks and whale-friendly keel to ensure the whales are not harmed. And if your tour fails to sight a whale, Sea World Whale Watch provides a 100% refund.

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I have been on other whale watching cruises and 3rd time lucky. The crew were very informative and they obviously love their job. The whales played all the time. The boat was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sandra D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been on other whale watching cruises and 3rd time lucky. The crew were very informative and they obviously love their job. The whales played all the time. The boat was a beautiful and very comfortable. Plenty of room for everyone.

Thank Sandra D
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We boarded the 10am trip with so much anticipation. Just as we were leaving the jetty, a curious bottlenose dolphin decided to come and swim right up close to the boat. The weather left a little to be desired, but it meant that there were going to be perfect conditions out on the water. On the way out through the... More 

Thank Amanda O
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We boarded the boat at Sea World and made our way slowly out to the open ocean. We did not have to travel too far before we got our fist sighting of the whales. A couple of dolphins also came close to the boat. We had a wonderful afternoon and were incredibly luck to see a 'superpod' of whales, including... More 

Thank carnoaus
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just been on our very first whale watching trip with Sea World Whale Watch today 14th September. All i can say is WOW . From the very start to the very end it was impressive, slick and very entertaining. We were very lucky to see several whales throughout the 2.5 hrs in all different poses, from breaching, to tail... More 

Thank Finkelhorn
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To avoid disappointment we booked 5 months in advance. I was super excited to not only see whales but to also take photographs (I love photography). I don't suffer motion sickness so ALL is good! WRONG! There was a 2 metre swell, the wind was extremely strong and very cold. Yes, we did see whales however it took all your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay I was not sure what will happen and how but I was excited. Professional crew helped us to get on the vessel than slowly headed to the ocean. You have to be prepared that the vessel is moving in all possible directions - since we are on a sea. You keep you from falling always hold yourself. Believe me... More 

Thank GyFlo
Rouse Hill NSW Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very helpful boat and ideal for novices I suspect. Lovely interior with airconditioning and leather seats, but for an intrepid boater (10,000+ hours on boats) it was a little restrictive. The host was impressively positive for what was very uninteresting whale watching. This is a good thing if you are taking newbies to see the whales as this guy... More 

Thank Catherine C
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting tour and we were lucky to catch quite a few whales at close distance. Ship is clean and consisted of indoor and outdoor viewing decks. The water was rather choppy that day and quite a few of us experienced seasick, including me :( The staff were all very attentive and they keep making their rounds checking of everyone,... More 

Thank Lee Ling T
Logan City, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were privileged to join a group of other people on a Sea World Whale Watch tour. I had phoned the previous week to confirm a booking, only to be told that weather conditions on the day we had booked were dubious. I was able to change the date with no extra charge, and earlier this week... More 

Thank Ron M
Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined the very friendly professional crew on a whale watching cruise and we weren't disappointed! We saw a mother and calf as well as other whales. The boat was first class and really looked quite new. The best one I have ever been on I would highly recommend going with this boat, over others we saw.

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