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Whalesong Cruises

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Hervey Bay’s premium mid-sized whale watching and charter boat, with a strong focus on ecological practices and sustainability. Whalesong Cruises offers Cruises all year round on an environmentally friendly boat launched in 2011. Experience a taste...more
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Great Sandy Straits Marina 17 Buccaneer Dr | Shop 2, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing day on the Whalesong. It was a work social club day and we all couldn't be more empressed with the day. Great value, friendly team. Would suggest it to anyone to do in the summer out of whale season.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ashduff2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice experience with the crew of Whalesong Cruises. I first need to mention the Captain/Owner Doug .. this guy is a real 'champion' .. I've seen few people work so damn hard to make sure everyone enjoyed themselves. He picked a nice spot on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mannykr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff happy to help Excellent day out. You won't be disappointed. Book now. We will return soon

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank feederfood
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the positive review! We're glad to hear you had an excellent day out with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Cheers, Rebecca

Reviewed 7 November 2018

The crew's well informed commentary on-board made the trip a wonderful learning experience and the whales were absolutely AMAZING! Thoroughly recommend this tour.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RossLaurie
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review! We're glad to see the trip was a wonderful learning experience for you as well as entertaining (with the whales). We endeavour to make our trips as well-rounded as possible, so are glad it's working! Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Doug and Rebecca were amazing great time lots of whales. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leanne K
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! We're glad you had an amazing time on board with us! See you soon. Cheers, Rebecca

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Cannot fault this trip....... lovely comfortable boat with fantastic crew, skippers commentary very informative. Lunch served on board was plentiful and very tasty, complementary tea and coffee. Skipper took the time to let us enjoy the whales and didn’t try to rush. Boat seems to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wes1012
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the recommendation! You've summed up our cruise nicely and appreciate you taking time to comment about it. Hope to see you again some time! Cheers Rebecca

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Impressed with the courteous and friendly staff. Informative & knowledgeable guide/commentary and the boat itself was comfortable and offered easy access to the viewing. Even though it was nearing the end of the season Whalesong took us to a number of small pods and we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael R
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Michael. We're happy to see you were impressed with the staff and enjoyed the commentary (as well as the boat, itself). The beginning and end of the Whale Season are more challenging times, when we're looking for unique pods to enjoy...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We chose the 5 hour morning tour and loved every minute of it. The crew are super friendly and the skipper provided an informative, well paced commentary which I very much enjoyed. Every person we interacted with from the driver, to the office person and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PJswan
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank YOU for such a lovely review! We're glad to see you enjoyed our Extended Morning Whale Watch cruise and that the whole Whalesong team turned on their best for you! Happy to be of service! Cheers, Rebecca

Reviewed 13 October 2018

We did the morning trip and from the onset the crew were professional, courteous, friendly and very knowledgeable on the area and whales. Morning tea, a great plate of fruit and a fabulous lunch were all included. Once in the bay, the Captain and crew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnMS69
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the recommendation and the great review! The whole team at Whalesong are dedicated to making your experience as memorable and wonderful as possible, so I'm glad we've achieved that. We understand that our cruises are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for some people, so we...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

The crew were thoughtful The commentaries were perfect We were so lucky & glad to be so close to the wales.for a couple of hours

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bernard D
RebeccaG2207, Owner at Whalesong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Bernard, Thanks for your great feedback, and glad you appreciated the commentary! Learning about these magnificent creatures, especially while they're right under our noses!, helps us appreciate them all the more:) Cheers!

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Joanne J
2 June 2016|
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Response from Virginia B |
Hi Joanne, we have afternoon cruises available daily from the 24th of July through to late October. 2pm departure with a 6pm return. August is a great time to see the whales. Sorry. No pick up or cruises offered by us... More
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WhalesongCruises
25 August 2015|
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Response from WhalesongCruises | Property representative |
Apologies as I did reply to this question some time ago. Unsure why it did not post. The Seafood@Sunset Cruise is a Finger Food menu where crew walk around & serve a substantial amount of freshly prepared Hervey Bay... More
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