Tours & activities by Ron in Rome from Viator

  • Location: Brisbane, Australia
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $105.39

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Experience the best that Surfers Paradise has to offer on this day trip from Brisbane. Cruise the canals and see the homes of the Gold Coast's rich and famous. Watch humpback whales at play from your purpose built, whale watching vessel. After your cruise, there is some time (45 mins) for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
On arrival to Surfers Paradise, board your state of the art vessel. After a brief safety introduction, your tour starts with a scenic canal cruise down the Nerang River while your knowledgeable crew point out the spectacular homes of the rich and famous.

Your cruise continues past the beautiful South Stradbroke Island to the nearby waters of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Each year between the months of May and October, humpbacks whales migrate to these subtropical waters to mate and give birth. You'll have the opportunity to see the whales at play, often performing spectacular aerial leaps. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as bottle-nose dolphins, giant loggerhead turtles, killer whales and various sea birds also call these waters home. Your marine naturalist guide will also provide informative and unique commentary and the experienced crew are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate whale watching experience.

Following your cruise, you'll have 45 mins of free time to explore Surfers Paradise at your own leisure Stroll through the designer boutiques and explore the stunning beaches before your return transfer to Brisbane.

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Hotel Jen, Roma Street (opp. Roma station)
Departure Time:
9am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Duration:
8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 4pm

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane

Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane

Inclusions:
  • Pickup and drop-off from Hotel Jen
  • 3.5-hour whale-watching cruise
  • Commentary by a marine naturalist
  • Coffee and biscuits
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
    Additional Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for children 3 years and under
    • 100% guaranteed whale sighting or receive a free return cruise
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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    Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: Mitche227, October 2016

    An amazing adventure. We saw 8 whales 3 of them youngsters. The cruise was great and informative and roomy enough for everyone to have a great view.

    Reviewed by: Ron H, Australia, June 2016

    Whales in Paradise was a perfect choice for whale watching. The small group tour was well managed with free time in Surfers Paradise followed by more than an hour with three frolicking whales, including several close encounters. Highly recommended