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Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch

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Hervey Bay Whale Watch operate 2 half day cruises daily during whale season (mid July - end Oct)on board Quick Cat II, the most awarded vessel in Queensland. Quick Cat II *morning cruise 7am-12.30pm includes light breakfast, home made morning tea...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 9611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

UMM… We (50's couple) selected a tour with Hervey Bay Whale Watch based only on internet research and were swayed heavily at the possibility of doing their advertised “swim with whales”, if the conditions were right… Having swum with whales on numerous occasions in Tonga,...More

Thank raandaka
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Went on the whale watch tour with the bundled stop over and lunch at Fraser Island. Do yourself a favor and don’t pay for the bundle, just get off and catch the barge back and order lunch when you get there for 1/3 of the...More

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QuickCatII, Front Office Reception at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We have passed on your comments to Kingfisher Bay Resort about the lack of options for wheelchairs, as we know this is something they are working on. We charge an extra $35 per adult and $25 per child for the Whales and Lunch package, which...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

During our 3 day stay in Hervey Bay, we went out on the Quick Cat twice and had a great time. The skipper ensured that we got what we paid for, providing every opportunity to get up close and personal with those magnificent mammals of...More

Thank anitag458
QuickCatII, office assistant at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

So glad you had a great time Anita, and like many of our passengers became a "Repeat Offender" going out more than once as each trip is unique. We hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We did the morning whale watching with lunch at Fraser Island. Was brilliant the staff were fantastic and everything from door to door pick up to boat and home to the service and information was exceptional

Thank Lyanalock1
QuickCatII, Reception Clerk at Quick Cat II - Hervey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

So glad you enjoyed your day. Hervey Bay Whale Watch strives to give the best possible whales experience and we are proud to partner with Kingfisher Bay Resort in providing great packages for the enjoyment of people of all ages.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

This was my third trip from Kingfisher resort, Fraser Island on Quickcat 11. As usual it was well conducted and the crew managed to find plenty of whales for us to see and photograph. The boat was purpose built for whale watching and has very...More

Thank Z9855QZbrianm
Reviewed 9 September 2018

What a great experience four of us had the best time great staff so friendly and helpful so knowledgeable, great food yum profieroles and what a great show the whales put on for us the captain did his utmost to show us as much as...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Big thanks to Josh, Shawn and Laekin. What a great day out! The crew friendly and relaxed, when the whales were around the boat and we were taking video the guys had the sense to not tall all the time. So we got some great...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Thanks to the friendly staff on Quick Cat II for a wonderful afternoon on the water. The whales certainly came out to play, great photographic opportunities. Experienced captain and crew, informative and helpful. Highly recommended and would do it again in a heart beat. An...More

Thank Helene S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a 7am trip on the Quick Cat II to get an early start for a HALF day of whale watching. We didn’t know that the majority of the trip would be spent traveling to pick up passengers from Kingfisher Bay before even leaving for...More

1  Thank LeaLea50
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Take a morning or afternoon during your visit to Kingfisher Bay Resort and treat yourself to witnessing the majestic humpback whales playing in the waters off the Fraser Coast. This area is a special place to view the whales playing and relaxing with their young...More

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Amy L
5 August 2017|
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Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Hi John, We have been running the swim option for the last 3 years and mainly swims are possible with the sub-adults whales which are generally in the Bay earlier in the season July/August. In September we often have... More
26 July 2016|
Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Hi Anca, The Whale season is from June until the end of October. So unfortunately you wont get to see them in January. If you were able to change your trip, to the above months you would be guaranteed Whales. Thanks Kerry
Debbie C
14 July 2016|
Response from QuickCatII | Property representative |
Debbie, we guarantee every cruise & have done for 30 years. Our season is already running with whales in the bay & we will have many more by August. Looking forward to seeing you in Hervey Bay where the whales stay... More