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Pacific Whale Foundation

#14 of 17 things to do in Urangan Features Animals
| Shop 4, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 1800 454 310
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Wonderful adventure up close and personal with whales.

Had a blast!! The staff is very nice and knowledgeable about everything. Have been on several... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2013
Olathe, Kansas
Super impressed by their professionalism

These guys are brilliant - nice big boat with heaps of space to move around. Upper and lower... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2013
Brisbane, Australia
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Hervey Bay's Ultimate Whalewatch Go with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation on the only whalewatch based on over 30 years of whale research in Hervey Bay. 3 departures daily at 7:00am, 11:00am and 2:30pm Your Ultimate Whalewatch Includes: Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalists Underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs Small-group experience with excellent photo opps Sightings guaranteed or get a free return ticket Drinks, snacks and souvenirs available onboard FREE Pacific Whale Foundation full colour Whalewatch Guide
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21 Feb 2013
“Wonderful adventure up close and personal with whales.”
6 Feb 2013
“Super impressed by their professionalism”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Shop 4, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 1800 454 310

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Reviewed 22 February 2013

Had a blast!! The staff is very nice and knowledgeable about everything. Have been on several adventures with PWF. They are the best!!

1  Thank Beachbum6595
Reviewed 6 February 2013

These guys are brilliant - nice big boat with heaps of space to move around. Upper and lower viewing decks and just an exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable crew. A school group were on board on our day and yet they were well managed and kept...More

Thank Mad_ELK
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Our whale watching cruise was wonderful aboard your huge catamaran. The commentary was excellent and the sailing was smooth when we did this on December 28th. It was an absolute beautiful morning!!!!

Thank jvogler
Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

Fantastic experience. We took the raft trip from Lahaina that got us close to the water and close to the whales. Alyssa, a marine biologist gave us a lot of wonderful information about the whales. We saw many whales as well as bottlenose Dolphins. Overall...More

Thank Ronald F
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We chose this boat to watch the whales because they didn't go overboard about the food and drink, and they boasted an expert on board. In fact we were treated to commentary from a marine biologist, a researcher and the captain who all knew their...More

Thank BonediggerYorkshire
Reviewed 21 October 2012

A great family day out. We were not sure what to expect but we saw 7 whales and very close up aswell, a fantastic experience. Plenty of room on the boat to move about,excellent and informative staff, highly recommended,would definitely do again.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 19 October 2012

This tour was easily one of the best things we did during a three-month trip to Australia and Asia. I’ve heard good things about several of Hervey Bay’s other whalewatching excursions, but there are two great reasons to pick this one: you’ll have the chance...More

1  Thank WildBoarNYC
Reviewed 17 October 2012

This was the only tour that we can truly say was worth every dollar. Pacific Whale Watching Foundation ecotour was excellent. The researcher was fun and informative and has a fantastic knowledge of the area and the whales we were tracking. An absolutely awesome experience...More

Thank chickpea1961
Reviewed 9 October 2012

What more can I say? Clean well kept ship, great friendly crew, non stop coffee and tea (and biscuits too) but above all...In no time at all we were in the midst of the whales, friendly whales came very close to the ship to look...More

Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed themselves.The staff were lovely,informative and fantastic with children.

Thank Man D
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