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Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay
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Indicative Rate* $65.00 to $350.00 Tour - All Inclusive

07 4125 6222
1800 689 610
info@whalesong.com.au
www.whalesong.com.au

Description

Whalesong Cruises specialises in Whale and Dolphin Watching and they built their boat to provide all guests with a Humpback whale close encounter like no other.

This exclusive viewing where the whales, choose to interact with the people and come within metres of their boat is available for a limited time each year.

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Whalesong's features include: luxurious fit out, enclosed and open air viewing on two levels; water level viewing area and extra wide, walk around decks, which provide the ultimate in extra viewing and seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back and enjoy the sunset. Local Family owned & operated.

Environmentally friendly; underwater listening / listen to the 'whales sing'; low passenger numbers - average 20 to 45 ; expert commentary and interpretation; local and national award winners; passionate crew, who love what they do; Fraser Island packages available; two trips daily - morning cruise with quality & substantial morning tea and afternoon cruise with quality & substantial afternoon tea; free unlimited leaf tea & coffee; no disposable items used in catering; low carbon footprint; hotel pick up and drop off within Hervey Bay.

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Property Details

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Whale Watching
    Whale Watching

Other Information

Children:
Children are definitely welcome. Toddler toys, activity sheets and colouring in available on request.

Disabled:
There is access and facilities for guests with a disability. Wheelchair access - a wide gently sloping ramp; extra wide decks; large domestic toilets (one with grip bars); access to lower cabin, side and back decks.

Cancellation Policy

48 hours notice required for full refund or contact Whalesong to discuss options. If Whalesong Cruises cancels due to unforeseen circumstances a full refund will be given. Whalesong may substitute another vessel if a breakdown occurs. If weather conditions are deemed unfavourable by Whalesong Cruises, guests will be given the option to change cruise date or cancel cruise.

Departure Point

The Entrance to the tourist terminal is via a "round about" on the corner of Edwin Street, The Esplanade and Buccaneer Drive. It is also the entrance to The Break Free Resort.
On arrival at the Tourist Terminal, you make you way to the boardwalk that borders the harbour.
You will be looking at the boats from the Boardwalk.
To the left of the Boardwalk, when looking at the boats there is a large blue ramp that adjusts with the tides.
Walk down the ramp onto the main commercial floating pontoon.
M.V. Whalesong is 20 metres along the pontoon on the right hand side.

Disabled Comments

Accessible parking spaces, tidal ramp to pontoon, accessible ramp on to boat, extra wide decks, accessible main saloon, accessible unisex toilet. Wheelchair pick up service not available.

General Comments

Special Dietary requirements catered for when a minimum of 12 hours notice provided.

Hotel Pick-up

Pick up and Drop off to all Hervey Bay City accommodation and close proximity of private homes.

How To Get There

Hervey Bay is part of the Fraser Coast in Queensland. 30 kilometres from Maryborough and less than 300 kilometres from Brisbane, you can get to Hervey Bay by plane, train, bus or car.

The tourist Terminal is at the Eastern end of the City and can be reached by staying on Boat Harbour Drive and travelling all the way to the harbour.

If you are running short of time call their office and they will give you directions via Booral Road which starts five kilometres before the entrance to Hervey Bay.

After turning onto Booral Road you just need to stay on it for the next 18 kilometres approximately 12 minutes. You will pass the turn off to River Heads on your right and then The Hervey Bay Airport on your left.
After the 18 kilometres you will come to a round about, where Booral Road intersects Boat Harbour Drive.

Tariff Text

Family rates available:
- Two adults and two children
- Two adults and three children.
Teenage rate available 15 to 17 years.
Senior and Student rate available.
Contact the operator for more information.
Packages available with Fraser Island.


Hervey Bay Dolphin Watching Cruise

Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay

Meet up to four species of dolphins and a diverse kaleidoscope of fish, birds, animals and marine life, while cruising the spectacular, pristine Hervey Bay waterways.

'The Hervey Bay Dolphin Watch Cruise' has great protection from the ocean swells, as you cruise along the inside edge of World Heritage listed Fraser Island.

Dolphins are guaranteed and the cruise has been operating for over 16 years. The extensive five and a half-hour cruise, includes complimentary Morning Tea and Buffet Lunch.

There are four different species of dolphins observed often, in these unspoilt water ways. But there is so much more that can be seen, including turtles, birds, sting rays, shy dugongs and different whale species.

The brand new M.V. Whalesong, is environmentally friendly, low carbon impact and was designed to allow guests to cruise in comfort. Enclosed and open air viewing on two levels, a water level viewing area and extra wide, walk around decks, provide the ultimate in extra viewing and seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back and enjoy.

Cruises available in June and into July and at other times for groups or private charters.

Tour Information


5 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pick up and drop off to all Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 28 Jun - 04 Jul 2014
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
8:30am - 2:00pm
Confirm Cruise dates with office. Group Bookings available

Tour Departs From

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$90.00$90.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available.



Fraser and Whale Watch Package - Half Day Whale Watch Cruise and Full Day Fraser Explorer Premium Day Tour

Fraser Island in the Back Ground

Experience the two best encounters with nature on the Fraser Coast and save. A Fraser and Whales Superticket allows you to experience the wonders of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island, the biggest sand island in the world, with a Whalesong Half Day Whale Watch Cruise, where close encounters with humpback whales are definitely possible.

New boat. Guaranteed sightings. Low passenger numbers. Water Level Viewing; Extra Wide, Stable Decks with ultimate viewing and seating space for all. Passionate Crew loving what they do. Where the Whales & Dolphins come to play.

Combine either a morning or afternoon Half Day Whale Watch Cruise in the calm sheltered waters between Fraser Island and the mainland, with a One Day Premium Tour with Fraser Explorer.

An intimate tour of Fraser Island (20 passengers maximum). Enjoy guided rainforest walk, stop for a swim in Eli Creek, beach time on the famous Seventy-Five Mile Beach including Pinnacles, Coloured Sands. Visit Lake McKenzie - a stunning freshwater lake perched in Fraser Island's famous dunes.

Itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions.

Times quoted are general for both Tours and will depend specifically on guests chosen combination of tours.

Tour Information


2 days
Yes.
Pick-up from Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 26 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
Whale Search Cruise / Fraser packages are available from 5 July to 25 July. Whale Watch Tour is available twice a day. Fraser Island Tours available daily

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$275.00$295.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled access is available.



Whale Watch Morning Cruise

Whale Encounter

Whalesong Cruises specialises in Whale and Dolphin Watching and they built their boat to provide all guests with a Humpback whale close encounter like no other.

This exclusive viewing where the whales, choose to interact with the people and come within metres of their boat is available for a limited time each year.

Whalesong's features include: luxurious fit out, enclosed and open air viewing on two levels; water level viewing area and extra wide, walk around decks, which provide the ultimate in extra viewing and seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back and enjoy the sunset.

Environmentally Friendly; underwater listening / listen to the 'whales sing'; low passenger numbers - average 20 to 40 ; expert commentary and interpretation; local and national award winners; passionate crew, who love what they do; Fraser Island packages available; two trips daily - quality substantial morning or afternoon tea; unlimited quality tea and coffee; no disposable items used in catering; low carbon footprint; hotel pick up and drop off within Hervey Bay.

Where the Whales and Dolphins come to play.

Tour Information


4 hours and 10 minutes
Yes.
Pick up and drop off to all Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 26 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
8:00am - 12:15pm
Return times are kept to as strictly as possible, however whales are not always aware of time. Please let the operator know prior to departure if you have a deadline to keep.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$120.00$120.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available.



Whale Watch Afternoon Cruise

Whale Close Encounter

Whalesong Cruises specialises in Whale and Dolphin Watching and they built their boat to provide all guests with a Humpback whale close encounter like no other.

This exclusive viewing where the whales, choose to interact with the people and come within meters of their boat is available for a limited time each year.

Whalesong's features include: luxurious fit out, enclosed and open air viewing on two levels; water level viewing area and extra wide, walk around decks, which provide the ultimate in extra viewing and seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back and enjoy the sunset.

Environmentally friendly; underwater listening / listen to the 'whales sing'; low passenger numbers - average 20 to 40 ; expert commentary and interpretation; local and national award winners; passionate crew, who love what they do; Fraser Island packages available; two trips daily - Quality substantial Morning or afternoon tea; unlimited quality tea and coffee; no disposable items used in catering; low carbon footprint; hotel pick up and drop off within Hervey Bay,

Where the Whales and Dolphins come to play..

Tour Information


4 hours and 10 minutes
Yes.
Pick up and drop off to all Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 26 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
1:00pm - 5:15pm
Return times are kept to as strictly as possible, however whales are not always aware of time. Please let the operator know prior to departure if you have a deadline to keep.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$120.00$120.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available.



Fraser Island Hummer Tour and Whale Watch Package

Guests receiving a close up on water level deck

Experience the two best encounters with nature on the Fraser Coast and save.

A Fraser Hummer and Whales Superticket allows you to experience the wonders of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island, the biggest sand island in the world, with a Whalesong Half Day Whale Watch Cruise, where close encounters with humpback whales are definitely possible.

New boat. Guaranteed sightings. Low passenger numbers. Let us treat you like our guest and our decks put you right where the action is.

Combine either a morning or afternoon Half Day Whale Watch Cruise in the calm sheltered waters between Fraser Island and the mainland, with a One Day Hummer Tour.

Discover World Heritage listed Fraser Island with a difference on the Award winning one day 4x4 Hummer Tour. Promising exclusivity and style for the discerning traveller; the only company offering the thrill of a Hummer and the exclusiveness of a small group!

Current model air conditioned H3 Hummers, guaranteed small group size - maximum 4 guests! Friendly and experienced guides. Visit ancient rainforests and freshwater creeks, Lake McKenzie, plenty of time for swimming and photography, freshly prepared catering.

Tour Information


2 days
Yes.
Pick up and drop off to all Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 26 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
Whale search packages available from 5 July to 25 July. Whale Watch Tour is available twice a day, Fraser Hummer Tours available daily.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$350.00$350.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge on Cruise but charge for Hummer Tour.. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available on Whalesong.



Fraser and Whale Watch Package - Half Day Whale Watch Cruise and Full Day Fraser Explorer

Whale blow so close

Experience the two best encounters with nature on the Fraser Coast and save. A Fraser and Whales Superticket allows you to experience the wonders of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island, the biggest sand island in the world, with a Whalesong Half Day Whale Watch Cruise, where close encounters with humpback whales are definitely possible.

New boat. Guaranteed sightings. Low passenger numbers. Let them treat you like their guest and their decks put you right where the action is.

Combine either a morning or afternoon Half Day Whale Watch Cruise in the calm sheltered waters between Fraser Island and the mainland, with a One Day Tour with Fraser Explorer. Take a swim in a crystal clear waters of Lake McKenzie. Explore Central Station, former forestry camp with huge satinay, scribbly gum, brush box and kauri trees. Walk along the banks of Wanggoolba Creek flowing through lush rainforest. Travel Seventy-Five Mile Beach see coloured sands of the Pinnacles and the wreck of the cruise ship Maheno. Stop for a swim in Eli Creek. Relax and enjoy a hot and cold buffet lunch at Eurong Beach Resort.

Itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions.

Tour Information


2 days
Yes.
Pick-up from Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 26 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm
Whale search packages are available from 5 July to 25 July. Whale Watch Tour is available twice a day from 1st August. Fraser Island Tours available daily

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$255.00$275.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled access is available.



Seafood at Sunset Cruises

Seafood Dinner

Enjoy drinks, gourmet nibbles, a Seafood and Roast Fillet of Beef Buffet and stunning views of the city of Hervey Bay. Start the night by cruising the pristine water ways which lie between Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Keep a look out for a wide variety of wildlife. Take in the vibrant sunset over the city of Hervey Bay, and then watch as the city lights sparkle along the 13 kilometres of the Esplanade. Cruise past Hervey Bay's monumental pier and then admire the brilliant glow that is the lights of the harbour precinct.

Available Friday and Saturday Nights November to June with a maximum of 30 passengers on the dinner cruise or larger numbers possible for private charter and groups. Seafood & non Seafood items. Fresh local produce.

Let Whalesong design the cruise, function or party that you want. Contact their office for more information.

Tour Information


Yes.
Pick up and drop off to all Hervey Bay accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Nov 2014 - 30 Jun 2015
5:00pm - 7:30pm
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Operating most weekends from November to mid July. Extra cruises in school holidays

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$65.00$75.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Infants 0 to 3 Free of Charge. Family Rates available. Teenage Rates for 15 to 17 year olds available

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available.



* 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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