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Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay

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    What to Expect
    After morning pickup at your hotel in Hervey Bay, meet your boat at Great Sandy Straits Marina.

    Nibble a light morning tea served on board as your captain steers the boat into the waters of Great Sandy Strait, which are home to two species of dolphins — bottlenose dolphins and Australian humpback dolphins — along with dugongs and sea turtles. Your guide shares commentary about the marine life of the region and other fascinating facts as you look for wildlife.

    Have the opportunity to swim off the west coast of Fraser Island at the pristine Pelican Banks, or at the beaches of Fraser Island itself. If you're feeling adventurous, you can ride in the boom net on the boat.

    If conditions allow, your captain may raise the sails on the 38-foot (11.5-meter) boat so that you can experience the vessel under sail power. The boat is a smaller sized vessel, making for a more intimate experience. Wi-Fi is available on-board.

    At the end of four hours, your tour ends with return to your starting point in Hervey Bay.

    Please note that dolphins are spotted on 95% of the tours, however they are wild animals and sightings are unpredictable.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Berth B 7,
    Great Sandy Straits Marina
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 12:30pm
    Inclusions
    • National Park fees
    • Light refreshments
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We took our children on the morning cruise and had a fantastic time. We saw dolphins and dugongs and swam in crystal clear seas off a sandbank. Dolphins, of course, aren't guaranteed however the crew spent considerable effort to find the dolphins, which then swam in and under
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    Response from Peter L, Owner at Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you Susie for choosing Blue Dolphin and for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to showing you the spectacular Humpback Whales on board Blue Dolphin. Many thanks Jodie
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    Fantastic half day of sailing. We saw dolphins and turtles and even a Dugong. We got to swim in the clear blue waters at Pelican Island and also all got to have a go in the net at the back of the boat on the return trip. Great morning tea provided with more than enough food and
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    Response from Peter L, Owner at Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you Sarah for choosing Blue Dolphin. Our morning tour is a great adventure on the water to discover the local marine life and have a bit of fun as well. Glad you enjoyed your day with us and we look forward to showing you the famous Humpback Whales. Kind Regards Jodie
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    Highly recommend this tour..for families or just a couple. Staff couldn’t do enough to help and answered all the kids questions. Swam of the sand bar opposite Fraser Island, kids played on the aqua mat, off searching for dolphins . Had morning tea, breads,cakes then fruit. Next
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    Response from Peter L, Owner at Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay
    Responded 1 week ago
    Wow you are so lucky to see the Dugong as they are very rare to spot. Thank you for your review and for choosing Blue Dolphin.
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    We were picked up on time and after about ten minutes of leaving the marina we saw two dophins then a dugong and a turtle. It was fantastic. We saw three more dophins but couldn't find the dugong. The whole trip was perfect, we had a beautiful day. The island we swam around
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    Response from Peter L, Owner at Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay
    Responded 1 week ago
    Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your day with Blue Dolphin. It is a great combination of viewing the local marine life and then having some fun in the water too. We would love to see you again. Many thanks Jodie
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    The trip was just perfect from start to finish. The staff on the Whalesong are all friendly and helpful - and one even got in on the beach cricket game we were playing. The crew bring around fresh fruit and cakes on the way over - and the BBQ lunch was delish. When you get to
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    Response from Peter L, Front Office Manager at Fraser Island Sailing Adventure Cruise and Dolphin Watching from Hervey Bay
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Kaz, sounds like a beautiful day on Fraser but you have the wrong company. We are Blue Dolphin. Happy New Year!!
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    About the operator
    By: Blue Dolphin Marine Tours
    857 reviews
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    people_over_places
    Brisbane, Australia
    7317
    Hosts are so kid and want to give you a good time
    Over the Christmas period, we stayed at Toogoom near HerveyBay. It was a super relaxed kind of break, but my
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    GGA3
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    916
    Amazing views and even better hospitality
    We only stayed in Hervey Bay as a stop before a Fraser Island tour and booked this as a last minute something to
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    Amanda6574
    90
    Sunset Cruise
    We went on the sunset cruise in Hervey Bay, Cassie and Peter were so lovely and couldn’t be more accommodating. We
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    Joanne10073333444
    New York City, New York
    314
    Fantastic Day Out
    We took our children on the morning cruise and had a fantastic time. We saw dolphins and dugongs and swam in
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    246delwynb
    Brisbane, Australia
    31
    Great way to finish the day
    We thoroughly enjoyed the sunset cruise sail boat experience with Peter and Cassie! Great service, value for money
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    robbS6510XD
    10
    A gift worth giving
    We gave the sunset cruise to my daughter and partner as a gift and we were very happy with the service from Blue
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    sarahdD8053IG
    Oakleigh, Australia
    41
    Sailing around the bay
    Fantastic half day of sailing. We saw dolphins and turtles and even a Dugong. We got to swim in the clear blue
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    Wanderer574620
    123
    Fantastic
    Highly recommend this tour..for families or just a couple. Staff couldn’t do enough to help and answered all the
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    668dianam
    Buderim, Australia
    2412
    The best day
    We were picked up on time and after about ten minutes of leaving the marina we saw two dophins then a dugong and a
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    Parisparadise
    Hervey Bay, Australia
    4023
    Blue Dolphin Champagne Sunset Cruise in Hervey Bay
    I live in Hervey Bay and believe the best value for money Whale Watch cruise in Hervey Bay is on the Blue Dolphin
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    T9591YFmaryj
    10
    Amazing Experience 27/12/19
    Peter and Cass it was a truly wonderful experience. What a way to end 2019!!!. The scenery was magical. The
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    KazDev
    Brisbane, Australia
    279
    A Brilliant Day
    The trip was just perfect from start to finish. The staff on the Whalesong are all friendly and helpful - and one
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    Q5489RSsimonee
    10
    100% recommend
    Jodie and Peter were so friendly and made the cruise enjoyable. The food, drinks and atmosphere was incredible
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    Ionanicol-cronin
    Urangan, Australia
    10
    Relaxing with friends new & old
    What an amazing way to spend an afternoon/evening in Hervey Bay. Beautiful sunset, food & drinks a plenty, great
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    LEIManagement
    Lady Elliot Island, Australia
    10
    Magical Sunset Cruise
    A fantastic way to explore the bay and watch the sunset with friends and family whilst enjoying a lovely selection
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