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Address: 130 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 7 5591 6061
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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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Gold Coast Theme Park Pass: Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild
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Migaloo mission

Wow. A special day. A special journey to find Migaloo the white whale. A last minute decision by Sea World Whale Watch to run a special cruise was advertised on Facebook. We were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. A special day. A special journey to find Migaloo the white whale. A last minute decision by Sea World Whale Watch to run a special cruise was advertised on Facebook. We were invited to join and luckily we accepted. Migaloo was some distance into New South Wales so it was about an hour and a half south of the... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic day. The boat was top knotch and the service was excellent. We saw not only 4 humpback whales, but also a humpback calf. They came right up by the boat.

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Thank AliO77
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly reception, spic n span boat, clear, kind and professional instructions and spotted a whale plus calf within 5 minutes hitting the ocean. breath taking sight. professional, instructive live commentary and plenty of room for all to watch, film and admire the whales and dolphins. the 2 and half hour trip is money well spent and the experience of a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cruise is well worth the money, we had an incredible experience! Within just 5 minutes of arriving at the viewing grounds we had spotted a mother whale with her approx 5 day old calf and an escort. All in all we found at least 7 whales during the 2.5 hour trip, which we thought was a great success rate... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly wonderful experience. Great boat, really professional crew and lots of whales and dolphins. A great experience which I highly recommend.

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AllenGAllenG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I fully agree with the last 5 star reviewer . The boat, staff and trip were superb and there can be only praise for the way we were treated . This is a well run and highly enjoyable outing with enthusiastic and well informed crew. Highly recommended. Tips:- 1) unless you have good sea legs choose a calm day 2)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the whale watching was great, but the over zealous and powertrip staff were rude and took the enjoyment out of the trip for our group. wouldnt recommend this for families.

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Mittagong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well run operation with excellent facilities. Great customer service and quite flexible with regards to re-booking if concerned about weather/sea conditions (which are advised before departure). The vessel is ideal for the activities, very comfortable, & in immaculate condition. When not engaged in other duties the staff were quietly cleaning regularly touched surfaces of the interior cabin. Staff... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly my highlight to my trip to the gold coast The boat was beautiful and staff truly professional. We saw one whale first then we went out further and saw 4 more whales. Two of the whales circled the boat and were truly spectacular and also saw dolphins at the same time We then went further out and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience! The crew were extremely welcoming as we boarded on the beautiful vessel with hopes over seeing whales. The beautiful boat had an inside section and an outside section, which was truly stunning, with an kiosk as well. The captain was charming and our tour guide showed us some wildlife as we began our journey. Once... More 

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