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Whale Watching Cruise with Spirit Of Gold Coast

Board the Spirit of Gold Coast and sail to the Humpback Highway!


  • Travel with a professional crew who will provide information and detailed commentary. We have a Marine Biologist on board who is passionate about the Marine Life and explains all about the Whale Migration.
  • Guaranteed Whale Sighting – Get a free return trip if you don’t see whales on your cruise.
  • Spectacular two and a half hour Whale Watching Cruise on board Spirit of Gold Coast, a 24 meter power Catamaran purpose-built for whale watching, with ’360 degree’ viewing and fully licensed bar.
  • A truely magnificent experience for children and adults alike. The power of a tail slap from a 40 tonne sea creature will have you in awe.

Spend a morning on the water watching the gentle giants of the sea perform just for you. The sight of a whale breaching just meters away is an inspiring experience and you can be right in the action.

Whale watching is an incredible experience and a magnificent nature education for children and adults alike. The power of a tail slap from a 40 tonne sea creature will have you in awe.

The Spirit of Gold Coast is a 24 meter catamaran, built for the purpose of whale watching and boasting 360 degree viewing. Their professional crew will give you an informative and detailed commentary throughout your cruise.

Don’t forget your camera – these are moments with the ocean’s largest inhabitants you’ll want to remember forever.

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Departure Time: Please arrive 9am for boarding

Location: 60-70 Seaworld Drive on Main Beach, Gold Coast - Mariner’s Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, next to Helicopter Pad

Per Adult $99.00
Per Child $59.00 (4 - 14 years old)

What's included

  • Whale Guarantee (free return trip if no whale sighting)
  • FREE ample parking
  • Complimentary Morning Tea with tea, coffee and biscuits.


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Cancelled cruise can be re-booked in available days, no refunds applicable

Available Bookings from January 20 to January 26

Change Dates

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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mandyp3 from Australia wrote on 12 October 2020

Perfect morn ing

Thank you for a lovely day out on the water with the whales, your crew were fantastic we had a fun time

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Lyn from Australia wrote on 07 September 2020

Whale watching

We really enjoyed our trip saw whales and got some great photos. Would recommend a trip with you to all our friends

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From Whale Watching Cruise with Spirit Of Gold Coast

Thank you Lyn for your kind review. It pleases us to hear about your positive experience on board Spirit. Hope to see you on board Spirit soon! Whale Blessings from Spirit Family!

Elena O'Connor from Australia wrote on 18 October 2021

Wonderful experience

Very positive !Beautiful staff ,many whales ,good service

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debbiem20 from Australia wrote on 22 September 2021


Went out but had to turn around due to safety, the crew and captain were very apologetic for this. I'm looking forward to returning for our free cruise. The crew could not do enough for all passengers and I would highly recommend this whale cruise.

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Karlene Burns from Australia wrote on 19 September 2021

Fantastic experience

Fantastic day, we saw lots of whales. The staff were friendly and very knowledgeable sharing lots of information with us. Great experience

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    Per Child 4 - 14 years old

      *This option must be made together with another price type.

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