Hervey Bay Whale Watch Quick Cat II

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Quick Cat II was operated by Brian and Jill Perry for 30 years who founded the industry in 1987. The company was sold to the Peaker family in 2017. Offering half-day whale watching cruises during the whale season, which runs from mid July to the end of October. Quick Cat II was launched in 2003 and has been recently refurbished and has not only set the standards for whale watching vessels to follow, but has been accredited with Advanced Ecotourism ECO Certification. Quick Cat II guarantees whale sightings and Whale Swims are also offered (conditions apply).

Quick Cat II is a state of the art whale watching vessel with wheelchair and pram access allowing everyone to see and hear the whales that visit the pristine waters of Hervey Bay for four months each year. It is non-smoking vessel.

Quick Cat II provides complimentary morning tea of muffins, biscuits and fruit as well as coffee, tea and juice for your convenience. Pies, sausage rolls and snacks are for sale on board also. Quick Cat II is also fully licensed. Cruises depart the Great Sandy Straits Marina at the Urangan Boat Harbour in Hervey Bay where their floating office is situated.


Service Types

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife



Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre


Accessibility Certification Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia


From $95 to $105

Morning and Afternoon half-day whale watching tours.
Including complimentary light breakfast and Morning tea for the morning tour and afternoon tea on the afternoon tour plus full bar services.
From August 1 the morning tour travels via Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island to collect guests and gives the opportunity to upgrade to a Whales and Fraser Super pass with morning cruise and lunch on Fraser Island with ferry transfers back to mainland all included at $35 extra per person.
Quick cat II offers swimming with the humpback whales!
Hervey Bay Whale Watch provides Covid Safe Practices with reduced capacity and regular cleaning and sanitation performed by our covid trained crew on board.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

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