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Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

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Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

Hi all,

I am confused looking at all the tour operators' websites and would really appreciate personal recommendations if you have any.

Has anyone tried Aquatic Blue Charter or Spirit of Gold Coast?

The former operates from Coolangatta, which is some distance from Surfers Paradise where we are staying.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

Whale watching tours are also available at Byron Bay which have an excellent reputation and its one of Australia's best Whale Watching locations, however BB is further south than Coolangatta.

http://www.byronbaywhalewatching.com.au/

http://www.byron-bay.com/whalewatching/

EM.

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2. Re: Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

How about sea world whale watching? Seems good to me, I want to go on it myself. …myfun.com.au/Attractions/Whale-Watch.htm

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3. Re: Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

Haven't been whale watching in Aust, but went at Kaikoura, NZ. Two words: Boring & expensive! All you see if you are lucky is a blob in the water blowing steam out of it's blowhole for a little while then a tail as it decends - if you are watching from the right angle. Maybe Aussie whales are more exciting than our NZ friends but I doubt it. I am sure there are much more exciting activities you could spend your time and money on.

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4. Re: Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

Happycamper, whale watching season in SE Qld is from July to early November.

This is an old forum post. Perhaps next year you should come up to Queensland and go on a whale watch trip, before you respond to forum posts on Qld whalewatching.

IMO and that of many others it is not boring as you described from an experience in NZ.

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5. Re: Which whale watching cruise do you recommend in GC and why?

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