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Sea World Whale Watch

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Address: 130 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 5591 6061
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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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Very very nice day with family and friends on Sea world Cruise.....Very friendly staff and good fun for kids as well

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southport, Australia
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Southport, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very nice day with family and friends on Sea world Cruise.....Very friendly staff and good fun for kids as well

Thank Sunkum007
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highest praises to the Sea World Whale Watch Tour, a truly fantastic experience from beginning and throughout, ample room on the beautiful boat on all decks with spectacular views of the coastline and numerous occasions to take amazing photos. The Captain and crew are so professional in their presentation and really make the entire experience something so memorable and special.... More 

Thank ChristelBroederlow
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I went whale watching with my wife and it was a great experience! Totally recommended. We spotted around 7 whales, dolphins and turtle. Whales were very active and jumped a lot! Good option if in the right season.

Thank Ardlfo
Southampton, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you are in the area during whale watching season this is the excursion for you. There are several companies offering whale watching trips but 'This is the one' latest high quality boat with great amenities means you are looked after really well. They go out of the way to make sure you have a fabulous experience we spoke to... More 

Thank KVS79
Yarra Glen, Australia
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We booked our tickets online before we left home, and did a combo deal that included entry to SeaWorld. It cost $110 per person, and when you consider it costs around $80 per person for SeaWorld, it was a bargain. The whale sightseeing starts with a photo of guests in front of the boat. If you choose to purchase your... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went whale watching with 3 kids, youngest being 8. As they took a photo of each family in front of the vessel before they started sailing. we had to stand for a while in the queue under the sun, before boarding. Perhaps an area of improvement would be for someone to coordinate the movement of the queue, such that... More 

Thank Ivy A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is an expensive trip, but it is a high quality experience. The staff were professional and the whole event was very efficiently run. You are guaranteed your money back if no whales are spotted. The chances of getting your money back are ZERO, as he whales are plentiful! Biggest tip: Choose a calm day to improve the chances of... More 

Thank fizzysoup
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a fantastic experience, it was totally awesome. Well recommended! Staff were all friendly and helpful and there was information being relayed throughout the trip! We saw plenty of mother whales and their calves....fantastic!

Thank wiglet2014
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had an excellent time on this tour The boat was very luxurious compared to other we had seen - leather seats with plenty of legroom They did recommend taking travel sickness tablets before departing, it was a little choppy but the crew were very helpful with those that were ill They were very knowledgable about the whales and we... More 

Thank kirstyjb
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wow, just wow! Everything about this experience is amazing. The Gold Coast skyline view from the ocean is worth it even before you see the whales. The staff know their stuff when it comes to the finer details about these animals and honestly I'd never imagined exactly how big humpback whales actually were until I saw them up close. Do... More 

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