Boat Club Whale Watch Hervey Bay

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Boat Club Whale Watch and Adventure Cruises provide excellent value whale watching and day tours, departing year-round from Hervey Bay.

Join them for a world-class, half-day whale watch aboard the purpose-built Amaroo, a fast and stable 20-metre catamaran featuring comfortable facilities and three viewing decks with an unobstructed, 360-degree view of all marine life.

Risk-free: Flexible cancellation policy applies – see website for details.

Whale watch tour includes:
– Morning/Afternoon tea served aboard
– Courtesy transfers
– Expert commentary
– Guaranteed sightings (17 Jul – 14 Oct)
– Discount on dining at The Boat Club café and restaurant*

Departs 8:30 am and 1:30 pm from the Hervey Bay Boat Club.

Facilities

Service Types

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife

Activities

Boating

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available

Accreditation

COVID Safe ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia

Services

From $50 to $60

A tranquil two-hour evening cruise through the pristine waters of the Sandy Straits at twilight watching the sunset over Hervey Bay, the perfect appetiser for your evening ahead.

Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne as you soak up the changing colours of the bay. Keep your eyes peeled for our local dolphins and other wildlife that frequent the Marine Park at dusk. Kick back and relax as the sun sets behind the yardarm.

Early evening is a special time to be on the water. As everyone else heads for harbour marine wildlife comes out to play. You’ll find the peacefulness of the water perfectly reflecting the evening light, and the lights of Hervey Bay twinkling in the distance mesmerising.

Live music – Twice a month our Twilight Cruise includes live music performed aboard by a local musician such as – Airlie Beach Music Festival and Gympie Muster Talent winner – Sam Maddison or soulful Frank Benn. Visit our website or our Facebook page for dates and musicians.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $100 to $120

Join them for a magical four hour whale watch cruise aboard the modern and stable M.V. Amaroo – their purpose built whale watching vessel.

COVID Safe Whale Watching – for detailed information on how they’ve adjusted their tour to be COVID Safe and for updated terms please visit their website.

Cruises depart daily from mid-July to late October. Morning cruise: 8.30am to 12.30pm. Afternoon cruise: 1.30pm to 5:30pm.

Captained and crewed by their experienced team with many years of local whale watch experience you’re in for a great day.

Scan the seas for a flash or a splash, signalling the start of your awe-inspiring experience. Watch the gentle giants of the sea spy-hop, tail slap and breach. Hold your breath while courting adults ‘boat’ around the vessel playing hide and seek as they are attracted to the Amaroos bright colours.

Experience an up close and personal mugging as they move in to watch you, watching them. You won’t miss a minute of the action as they lurch from the waves before your eyes.

Booking info: * One free child (under 14) per paying adult.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $40 to $45

The perfect way to relax and play in Hervey Bay. Chill-out on deck or have fun in the water as they cruise along the west coast of scenic Fraser Island.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

$80

A unique five-hour cruise into the heart of the internationally protected Great Sandy Marine Park.

On this tour you will explore the unique, Ramsar protected natural habitats and rich cultural history of the Great Sandy Marine Park, which hugs the picturesque, west coast of World Heritage listed K’gari (Fraser Island).

This is the only tour that navigates the southern expanses of the park, incorporating destinations such as Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa, and Garry’s Anchorage.

Discover one of the Fraser Coast’s most beautiful landscapes, and the protected species, of international importance, that call this pristine wilderness of mangroves, sand cliffs, and sand flats, home.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$50

A four hour guided cruise introducing Hervey Bay’s best fishing spots including GPS coordinates and info on ‘zones’. Includes morning tea and park fees.

On this tour we’ll explore the best fishing spots around Hervey Bay and the northern end of the Great Sandy Marine Park. Tour commentary covers the use of GPS and sounders, local fish species (and how to catch them), catchment management, boating safety, and the different zones and designated areas, including the Roy Rufus, Hardie, and Simpson artificial reefs.

When possible the tour will feature representatives from Fishos Tackle World, Marine Rescue Hervey Bay, QLD Parks & Wildlife, QLD Fisheries, QLD Police Service, and local fishing legends.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

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