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Sea World Whale Watch

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About Sea World Whale Watch
Join the marine experts at Sea World Cruises for a whale watching experience of a lifetime. Setting sail from the pristine waters of the Gold Coast, the Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel. With Marine Naturalists on board, witness majestic Humpback Whales as they make their annual migration past the Gold Coast. Our breathtaking 2.5-hour cruise departs from Sea World four times a day between June and November, giving intimate groups of locals and travellers the chance to admire these elegant creatures of the deep.
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Combine two popular Gold Coast attractions for a fun-filled experience that can be conducted in one day or two. Take a thrilling 55-minute jetboat ride that zips around the waters of the Gold Coast, then use the provided admission ticket to enter the Sea World theme park, which features animal exhibits, rides, and shows.
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Great experience getting up close to these amazing animals.The boat was very clean and well laid out to allow everyone onboard a space at the rails. The crew were very helpful and knowledgeable. We were very lucky to have 2 mothers with calves come very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though it sounds romantic, whale watching cruise, in my opinion is overrated. If you are on a marine research boat looking for whales, the experience is definitely worth it. We took the Sea World whale watching cruise in August & concluded that we could do...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hdriller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience, still can't believe how big whales are. I was prepared with binoculars but when your allowed 100m away and they come in closer you sooo don't need them. Our only down side was our toddler getting sick. He's been fine on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mich M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to receive this cruise as a gift and what a wonderful present it was. The boat and crew of the Migaloo 2 were first class. But the most fabulous part of the day was the actual whale watching. We experienced a once...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dianne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the last turn of sunday (3pm) you can see a beautiful natural "show" thanks to the sunset and, if you're lucky, some whales. Even if i saw only a few of them it was really amazing and touching. i recommend this experience to everyone!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable gold coast trip which included whale watching, as planned. Seeing the whales live with our own eyes makes it an unforgetable experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my daughter out whale watching for her 5th birthday and we had such a great morning with captain Wayne and the crew who were all extremely welcoming and kind. The boat was great and you could see from almost anywhere you were. Highly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Teneal C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous way to see whales. From start to finish it was a great experience. The crew were attentive, informative and amusing. Seeing whales and dolphins like this is a must for anyone interested in these amazing creatures

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Deb N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat inside after boarding last, once out to sea they open door so everyone can go outside to viewing platform and seating being disabled and on a crutch due to spinal injury which affects walking we waited till everyone pushed past and then went outside...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank michelle c
svenjadesinger, Manager at Sea World Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for providing feedback about your recent experience. It's disappointing to hear it did not match your expectations. Company procedure is to invite guests with wheelchairs and walkers to board early, allowing the crew to identify individuals that may require extra assistance throughout the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing day out, boat Spirit of Migaloo 2, roomy, clean, great viewing even from inside the bottom deck. Staff, Cptn Wayne and crew are so passionate about their job and do enjoy sharing their knowledgeable about the Whales with all passengers. Thanks so much for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Leaine M
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Chaisit P
August 27, 2019|
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Response from svenjadesinger | Property representative |
Hi there, This is a special offer that Adrenaline is running at the moment. We do, however, recommend to book through the operator directly for the most reliable booking service and availability. Our trusted Travel Reseller... More
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Jorge D
August 25, 2019|
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Hi Jorge, as previous travellers have mentioned the time of day does not have any influence on whale sightings and activity rate. You're welcome to have a look on our website or give us a call regarding any other questions... More
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Boltz377
June 26, 2019|
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Response from minnie242 | Reviewed this property |
Yep 2-2.5 hours depending on weather, activity etc. hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
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