Half day Whale Watching dept. Brisbane

Half day Whale Watching dept. Brisbane

Provided by Whales in Paradise
From $139
Hotel Jen Roma St, Brisbane 8:30am May - November
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Whales in Paradise is the Gold Coasts most experienced whale watch tour operator.

If you're staying in Brisbane and wish to go whale watching, Whales in Paradise will pick you up and drop you home in Brisbane CBD. Surfers Paradise is just a short bus ride away and the whale watch tour is an experience you will treasure.

Whales in Paradises friendly driver will pickup you up at 9am from their free pickup location within the Brisbane CBD. If you wish to be collected from your hotel please contact us to arrange this.

In addition to a professionally hosted whale watch tour in the open seas, every trip includes a complimentary afternoon or morning tea, as well as a guided cruise through the Gold Coast waterways.

Whales in Paradise guarantees that you will see a whale or get a free return ticket (valid 1 June - 31st October).


  • 3+hr whale watching cruise
  • Guaranteed sightings
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • Bonus Gold Coast Waterways Canal Tour Included (see amazing architecture and homes of the rich and famous)
  • Limited numbers to 60 for passenger comfort
  • Bonus scenic Gold Coast waterways cruise
  • Guaranteed whale sightings
  • Purpose built catamaran
  • 360 degrees viewing
  • Water level viewing decks
  • Extreme stability & Fast cruise speed (to give more time with the whales)
  • On board souvenir and gift shop
  • Hotel Pick-up

    Hotel Pickup from Brisbane City

  • Check-in
    • Check-In Whale Watching Cruise
    • Souvenir photos taken
    • Morning tea, coffee & biscuits is served
    • Relax and select your seating
  • Introduction
    • Whale Watching cruise boarding
    • Crew introduction and tour briefing
  • Departure

    Head out to see the whales in paradise

  • Waterways
    • Gold Coast waterways cruise with commentary of the Gold Coast history / rich and famous
    • Morning tea, coffee and biscuits continues to be served
  • See the whales
    • Whale Watching cruise enters Humpback whale sighting grounds
    • Guests are taught how to find whales, dolphins etc…
    • Whale Watching begins
    • Expert Whale Watching commentary
    • Tea, coffee and biscuits bar closes
  • Return to Surfers Paradise
    • Calm water cruise back to Surfers Paradise
    • Tea and coffee bar reopens
    • Photos from the cruise are printed at the onboard photo studio
    • Onboard gift shop opens
    • Photo opportunity for passengers driving the vessel (subject to day’s conditions)
  • Welcome back
    • Vessel returns back to Surfers Paradise
  • Free time
    • Free time to sightsee around Surfers Paradise
  • Drop-off
    • Return transfer back to your Brisbane pickup location
  • Arrive
    • Arrive at your Brisbane pickup location
Family (2A + 2C)
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunnies
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Camera

Departure Details

Location / Meet point:
Hotel Jen Roma St, 159 Roma St,

Boarding: 30 minutes prior to departure.

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