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Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd

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Address: 23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5538 2111
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and...

Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation to depart from the convenient location in central Surfers Paradise.OUR GUARANTEE 1. Our whale watch cruise have been so successful that we are proud to promote a 100% daily sightings record. If a whale is not sighted on a tour you will receive a free return cruise. 2. Low passenger numbers to ensure personalised service and no crowds, so every guest is guaranteed a rail side position for the perfect equal viewing opportunity

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Must do with guaranteed sightings

Even late in the season we found a mother whale with her calf. They were breaching and tail slapping and stayed in the area for the entire cruise. Amazing views even before... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Even late in the season we found a mother whale with her calf. They were breaching and tail slapping and stayed in the area for the entire cruise. Amazing views even before finding the Whales. The staff were very knowledgeable and entertaining. Sea sickness pills offered at a cost and free tea/coffee while on the river. I was surprised to... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and myself went on this cruise with the expectation and assurance of dolphin sighting. After a long wait, we were pointed to one which didn't even look like one. A cold and windy day didn't help either.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for whale watching worrying that we might not see them but the crew went all out to find the whales and we found dolphins too! Very heartwarming crew! Thank you all!

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have never been whale watching it is definitely something you need to do. To be able to see these amazing creatures in their natural habitat is just WOW.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am glad we went for this tour as we got to see mother and baby whale frolicking in the water..the crew was patient and professional. I would definitely recommend this company.

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Thank shailja2266
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent outing, did not have to travel far to see a family of whales at play! Crew was very informative and respectful of the magnificent whales we saw. Memorable trip!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is the word when we finally saw this wonderful mammal diving n jumping.....start of the trip was rough as is took time to trace the whale crew was awesome n paitent as the travellers were getting impatient after a 1 &1/2 hr ++ into rough sea with no luck.... But finally when the whales were spotted all got so... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will never forget this wonderful afternoon entertained by these magnificent creatures. Their display was fantastic!

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Thank Glenda K
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun, professional and knowledgeable crew plus we saw lots of whales. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took this trip in September. The boat was comfortable and the crew very friendly. The tour was for approximately 3 hours. We were taken to the ocean where we spotted not one, not two but five humped back whales! It was the most magnificent sight! This tour was recommended to us by the tourist information kiosk in Surfers Paradise... More 

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