Blue Dolphin Whale Watching Tours

Whale watching starts the 16th July 2018 to 23rd October 2018.
With over 30 years experience, Blue Dolphin Marine Tours offer one of the most comprehensive whale watching tours in Queensland. Travelling aborad a comfortable, multi award winning sailing vessel allows guests to feel like they are in the heart in the humpback whales playground.

Owner / Skipper Peter Lynch brings his knowledge, experience and passion on board each whale watch encounter providing expert commentary as he showcashes the magnificent humpback whales in their natural environment.

Cruising the calm watchers of Hervey Bay, guests may experience a variety of natural behaviours by the inquistitive and active humpback whales in their natural playground such as tail slapping, breacking, pectoral slapping or spy-hoppping. If guests are fortunate enough and the conditions are right, Blue Dolphine Marine Tours may allow guessts on their exclusive in-water platform for an immersive experience offering a truly one in a lifetime encounter with a humpback whale.

Regardless of whether guests are int he water or on the boat, these magnificent marine creatures will take their breath away as they get up close and personal with them in their own environment, creating memories that will last forever.

Tour Features:

  • Eco Friendly, award winning modern sailing vessel
  • Low carbon footprint
  • Maximum of 24 passengers – no crowding for great views
  • Morning and afternoon Tea
  • Complimentary beverage (beer, wine or soft drink)
  • Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation.
  • Hydrophone to listen to the whales singing
  • Exclusive In-water platform for a whale immersive experience (subject to conditions)
  • Free WiFi on board so you can instantly share your photos
  • Plenty of shaded seating
  • Friendly multi-lingual crew
  • Suitable for all ages

What to Bring

Your camera, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, jacket and sensible non-slip shoes.
(please avoid wearing black soled shoes as these mark the deck or you can take them off when you are on board)


Prices valid for 2018 whale season.
Group prices also available for 6 or more people. Contact us for more details.


These are approximate times.
To confirm your booking deposit of 20% is required.

6.30amComplementary transfers from your Hervey Bay accommodation.
7.30amDeparts the Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay.
11amMorning tea en route to the whales. This includes an antipasto platter and sweet baked goods.
1pmA delicious buffet lunch will be served whilst taking in the glorious views of the whales at play.
2.30pmTime to say goodbye to the whales as we head back with afternoon tea served while you relax on the decks.
3.30pmArrive back at the marina where you can then board the courtesy bus and be dropped back at your accommodation.
Child (0 - 14 years)$130
Family: 2 adults + 2 children$500
Extra children in family$85 each

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