We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience

Save
Share
Select Date and Travellers
From
US$68.77
Date
2 travellers
Overview
Itinerary
+
You'll start at
60-70 Seaworld Dr
60-70 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia
See address & details
  • 1
    Mariner's Cove Marina
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Daily departures between June and November from Mariner’s Cove Marina, in the heart of Main Beach. The safe and fully equipped 24 meter super catamaran is custom designed for Whale Watching, and features sensational 360º viewing from both lower and upper decks for kids and adults alike. On board, you’ll enjoy all the creature comforts that you would expect, such as complementary morning tea, a fully licensed bar, and toilets. Within minutes of departure you'll see these majestic creatures as they embark on their annual migration along the east coast of Australia. This amazing journey is a truly captivating experience, as right before your very eyes these 40-ton Humpback Whales breach, wave their pectoral fins and slap their tails. Your guides and crew are passionate about the conservation of the ocean giants, promoting awareness and education of Humpback Whales and their natural environment. Your 3 hour adventure will be guided by full commentary from your Marine Biologist, with your friendly and knowledgeable staff on board to answer any questions that you may have. With a 100% Whale Guarantee, you can cruise in comfort knowing that you will see the majestic Humpback Whales in their natural environment, or you will receive a free return cruise. Join us for the journey of a lifetime - a memorable adventure to be shared with friends and family.
    Read more
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    60-70 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Whale Photographic Booklet gift
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Free parking at Mariner's Cove Marina
    • Entry/Admission - Mariner's Cove Marina
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an Adult
    • Comfortable enclosed walking shoes and jacket are recommended
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • We can ONLY accept non-motorised, collapsible wheelchairs on board Spirit. Please note that Spirit crew cannot carry passengers from their wheelchair to the boat seating. All guests who use a wheelchair must be able to move themselves, or bring assistance with them.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    356Reviews3Q&A
    Traveller rating
    • 258
    • 70
    • 13
    • 11
    • 3
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    Selected filters
    • Filter
    • English
    Popular mentions
    Fantastic happy passionate about whales group of people. Very informative & knowledgeable about their subject & just as super excited when the whales were beside us. Cost was good ....through Groupon however worth a second visit with the discounted price given by the crew ....I
    Read more
    Last day of the whale watching season! We didn't expect to see any but were very lucky in spotting a calf and mother and also a few tails. The crew were very vigilant to ensure all on board had the best experience possible. Thank you!
    Read more
    Thumbs up! Love that the staffs all ensured that everyone is well-taken care and were friendly and chatty. Not only that, we were lucky that the whales are extra friendly that day! Could see them quite a couple of times. Overall, a great experience!
    Read more
    My husband and I went there was lots off room on the boat, a great team explaining everything making sure everyone understood. We spotted two adults and a calf, we had ages watching the calf tease the adults whilst everyone got pictures must most off all enjoyed it. The most
    Read more
    This is an excellent experience and the crew do everything in their power to get up as close to the whales as they can. It is a huge sea to be finding these wonderful creatures, we saw in the distance a female with her cub. 2 males swam past fast. Great morning and we got back
    Read more
    Previous
    About the operator
    By: Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching
    595 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Emily F
    Brisbane, Australia
    56
    Whale watching on the GC
    Fantastic happy passionate about whales group of people. Very informative & knowledgeable about their subject &
    Read more
    Anne H
    Brisbane, Australia
    2910
    Beautiful location.
    Last day of the whale watching season! We didn't expect to see any but were very lucky in spotting a calf and
    Read more
    Jasmineisvip
    20
    Friendly Whales, Friendly Staffs!
    Thumbs up! Love that the staffs all ensured that everyone is well-taken care and were friendly and chatty. Not
    Read more
    FarAway783483
    10
    Absolutely Fantastic
    My husband and I went there was lots off room on the boat, a great team explaining everything making sure everyone
    Read more
    Geelongist
    40
    Great experience
    This is an excellent experience and the crew do everything in their power to get up as close to the whales as
    Read more
    Lizzie A
    112
    Loved the whole trip!
    The boat and the crew were all great from the get-go. Very chatty and fun and made everyone feel relaxed. The
    Read more
    CLHemphill
    20
    Great Gold Coast experience
    A great way to see the Gold Coast from another angle but most importantly to see the ocean wildlife. We were
    Read more
    Pennysingle
    10
    Absolutely loved it!
    We enjoyed the entire trip. Getting to the boat was easy with a map and a timetable of when to be there made the
    Read more
    372stanp
    Calgary, Canada
    208
    Whale Watching in the South Coral Sea
    We received a very wonderful anniversary gift from our family in Australia to go whale watching off the Surfer’s
    Read more
    sewen2016
    Adelaide, Australia
    100
    Amazing day with the crew of Spirit Of Gold Coast
    My wife and I spent a lovely Spring morning on the "Spirit Of The Gold Coast" and from the moment we arrived until
    Read more
    Mary C
    10
    Amazing!
    Great day out - the crew were warm and friendly throughout the entire trip. Nick gave us the commentary which was
    Read more
    Manish_Kalra
    National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
    1233
    Awesome team outing.
    We just had an awesome team outing last Monday on the queens birthday, we were team of 40 with good number of
    Read more
    Johanna B
    20
    Amazing experience by a crew that went above and beyond!
    We went on the SOGC Whale Watching Experience yesterday morning and it was such an incredible experience.
    Read more
    celsin
    Coombabah, Australia
    3227
    Amazing day out
    Did a last minute booking for this trip, did not get a chance to research it and went with the expectation of not
    Read more
    Clairesy24
    31
    Awesome all round.
    Our party of 7 came on the Whale watching trip recently and although we did not see as many Whales as we'd have
    Read more
    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Reserve Now & Pay Later
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall:+60 392125427
    Travellers Also Viewed
    World Heritage Springbrook National...
    39 Reviews
    from US$61.82*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD...
    78 Reviews
    from US$68.77*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Mount Tamborine Wine Tasting Tour...
    242 Reviews
    from US$107.67*
    Frequently bought together
    World Heritage Springbrook National...
    39 Reviews
    from US$61.82*
    Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary General...
    325 Reviews
    from US$27.75*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Gold Coast Sightseeing Cruise
    34 Reviews
    from US$20.14*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach
    167 Reviews
    from US$96.56*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Half Day Island Kayaking and...
    91 Reviews
    from US$59.05*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Jet Boat...
    176 Reviews
    from US$43.07*
    Wave Break Island Kayaking...
    20 Reviews
    from US$47.93*
    South Stradbroke&Wave Break Island...
    28 Reviews
    from US$68.77*