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Coolangatta Whale Watch
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Indicative Rate* $65.00 to $260.00 Tour Only

07 5523 0022
0427 484 438
whales@coolangattawhalewatch.com.au
www.coolangattawhalewatch.com.au

Description

Gold Coast Whale Watching Tours - June to November. Enjoy Gold Coast Whale Watching at its very best, with the award winning Coolangatta Whale Watch team, with 15 years in the Tourism and Hospitality industry, and over 10 years in the whale watching industry on the east coast of Australia.

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The tours depart from the Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club, (free parking) with only a short 20 minute boat trip out to the whales off Coolangatta. They give a 100 per cent guarantee that you will see whales - on every single trip, 100 per cent success in 2006 to 2012. Be assured of excellent service and comfort aboard Whale Watcher, a 50 foot catamaran, maximum 46 passengers, full walk around lower deck, upper deck, undercover rear deck, full toilet facilities. No crowds, no other whale boats to interrupt your personal view of the whales either. Whale Watcher is beautifully maintained and operated by an experienced passionate Crew

Your Gold Coast Whale Watching Tour includes light refreshments, three hours of cruising, educational commentary and the best possible whale watching experience that will delight all ages. Transfers are available all over the Gold Coast.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Activities

  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Whale Watching
    Whale Watching

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
Limited wheelchair access, patrons will need to be lifted onto the boat at the boat entrance, there is wheelchair access down the ramp from the car park, they can manoeuvre around the back deck, no toilet access unless carried in there.

Further Details:
Whale Watcher is a very comfortable 50 foot catamaran, purpose built for whale watching, so you can get down nice and close to the whales, with full walk around deck. There is seating on the bow, upper deck, and rear deck. Facilities also include well shaded areas upstairs and downstairs, an inside cab with full toilet facilities and a kitchenette/lounge area. Full surround sound so that you can hear the great commentary or the whales and dolphins singing via their hydrophone, no matter where you are on the boat.
Enjoy the great view from all aspects of the vessel so you can see the beautiful Humpback Whales at play, feel the excitement as they come to the boat or breach around the boat - you won't believe how good this is. When you go whale watching with them you will notice a very important fact - there are no other boats to interrupt your magnificent view as they are the only whale watching vessel operating from this area - enjoy!

How To Get There:
The shop premises are at the corner of McLean and Musgrave Streets, Coolangatta - opposite the Coolangatta Post Office.
The boat departs from the Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club, Alf Rush Memorial Drive, Tweed Heads South. From Coolangatta head south towards Ballina, taking a left into Soorley Street, following through Golf Club car park to very end to the private Jetty of the Golf Club. There is plenty of parking available.
Transfers are available from all over the Gold Coast, fees apply. Travelling from the south on the highway, take the Tweed Heads Exit, take the first right hand turn into Shallow Bay Drive (KFC on the corner), follow to a T-intersection, follow the whale watching sign to the right and as above.
Go to their website at for more detailed information or further instructions.

Tariff Information:
Bookings are essential.
Transfer fees are from AUD5.00 to AUD20.00 per person.



Whale Watching

Coolangatta Whale Watch

Gold Coast Whale Watching Tours - June - November.

Three hour trips. 100 per cent guaranteed whales on every trip. Trips depart from the Coolangatta/Tweed Heads Golf Club. A short 20 minute boat trip to the whale highway, enjoy a fantastic ride on our 50 foot catamaran, full walk around decks, undercover rear deck, front deck, upper deck all with seating, inside cabin with toilet and lounge area. See the whales from everywhere and listen to Carol give you an amazing commentary throughout your trip - you'll love it! Transfers are available all over the Gold Coast, fees apply.

Tour Information


3 hours
Yes.
Pickup available southern Gold Coast only. Small fee applies.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 29 May - 06 Nov 2013
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
8:45am - 11:45am
Tour available June to early November each year.

Tour Departs From

  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club
    New South Wales

Tour Travels To

  • Gold Coast Coastline

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$65.00$260.00Tour Only
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.

Disabled: Limited wheelchair access, patrons will need to be lifted onto the boat at the boat entrance, there is wheelchair access down the ramp from the car park, they can manoeuvre around the back deck, no toilet access unless carried in there.



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Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club
South Tweed Heads, New South Wales

Contact Details

07 5523 0022
0427 484 438

 

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.



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