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Whale Watching Cruise

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2 hrs 30 mins

Embark on a 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise on Australia's Gold Coast, with live underwater streams, expert commentary, and a 100% sighting guarantee.


  • Set sail on Australia's Gold Coast for a 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise, venturing into the heart of the Humpback Highway.

  • Aboard the luxurious 'Spirit of Migaloo II', equipped with a fully stocked onboard bar, enjoy ample viewing space, and live underwater video and audio streams, bringing you up close to the majestic humpback whales.

  • Witness the spectacle of whales leaping, tail-slapping, and diving, while also spotting dolphins, turtles, and seabirds in their natural habitat.

  • Take advantage of the 100% Whale Sighting Guarantee, promising a free return cruise if no whales are sighted.

  • Did you know? The 'Spirit of Migaloo II' is named after the world's only known all-white humpback whale, making your cruise even more unique and special.


  • 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise

  • 100% Whale Sighting Guarantee

  • Guided commentary

  • Live underwater video stream

  • Live underwater microphones

  • Fully stocked onboard bar

  • Professional photographer

  • Free kids' ocean activity booklet

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embark on an Oceanic Adventure

Embarking from the Sea World Cruise Terminal in Main Beach, step aboard the Spirit of Migaloo II for a 2.5-hour whale-watching experience. This luxurious vessel is your gateway to the Humpback Highway, where 40,000 whales journey annually. As you wait, indulge in refreshments from the fully-stocked onboard bar and grab your position at the open deck. Then, prepare to witness the breathtaking spectacle of humpback whales leaping, tail-slapping, and diving, all while surrounded by other fascinating marine life like dolphins, turtles, and seabirds.

Immersive Whale Watching and Cruise Amenities

Your whale encounter is amplified by live underwater video streams and microphones, broadcasting the giants' movements and songs directly to your phone, a feature exclusive to this cruise. Between sightings, enjoy guided commentary from experienced marine naturalists, enriching your understanding of these majestic creatures. The 100% Whale Sighting Guarantee ensures a free return cruise if these oceanic acrobats remain elusive. After your cruise, unwind at the waterfront Deck Cafe, or browse the gift shop for a memento of this unforgettable experience.

Important Information

  • It is recommended to wear flat closed shoes and carry a warm jacket, sunglasses, camera, and seasickness remedy (if required).

  • Whale-watching tours operate in the rain. Rain does not affect the whale’s behavior, and the vessels have large covered decks for passenger comfort. On rainy days bringing a raincoat is recommended. Ponchos are available to purchase at check-in, subject to demand.


  • If you have recently visited the hospital, have a pre-existing medical condition, are pregnant, or have a back or neck injury, we would ask that you consult your GP prior to participating.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Sea World Whale Watch.

  • Address: Sea World Cruises Terminal, Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Sea World. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board buses #704 & #705 to get you there.

By Ferry

  • The closest ferry terminal is Sea World. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board ferry #Sea World to Surfers Paradise to get you there.

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