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Tasman Venture - Day Tours

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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4124 3222
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USD 134.81*
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Fraser Island Day Trip from Hervey Bay
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USD 88.59*
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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
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Tasman Venture offers Hervey Bay's premier whale watching and Fraser Island experience, departing from Hervey Bay on Queensland's Fraser Coast. On Hervey Bay's ultimate whale watching experience, let the humpbacks amaze you with their close encounters and spectacular breaching. Travelling with Tasman Venture guarantees you a fast, comfortable journey, giving you more time with the whales. Be one of the few to see the untouched and unique side of the stunning World Heritage listed Fraser Island, on Tasman Venture's Remote Fraser Island tour. This is no ordinary Fraser Island tour - get away from the chaos and the crowds, forget the rigid timetables and rushing from place to place. With Tasman Venture you can experience the hidden and most remote parts of Fraser Island in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming. The luxurious 20m catamaran offers clear viewing decks, underwater viewing windows and a unique water level viewing platform for the ultimate up close and personal experience. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an amazing experience you will never forget.
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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4124 3222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tasman Ventures is going to the more exciting side of Fraser Island,the west side! If you prefer lonely beaches instead of crowded places,your are on the right tour! Highly recommend!

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank emmamunr0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not recommend these guys anymore!!! We did the fraser island day tour and it was awesome! The staff are fantastic and any question is never to much! We did snorkelling, kayaking and tubing and it was just great! Really friendly bunch of people. And...More

Thank lukecrampton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly hands down the best day ever!!! Went to Fraser Island with a small group of people (perfect) we did snorkelling, kayaking and tubing!! Seriously the most fun I have had in ages would do it again the crew were fantastic honestly well worth what...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we went on this cruise in August and were overcome by the sheer size and majesty of these gentle giants and were entertained for hours ,we were lucky enough to have an 8 yr old Grandson with us when we went again in...More

1  Thank thamuthafiga2016
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Welcome back!!! It is so lovely to have return visitors in the same whale season. We hope your grandson had a wonderful time with these gentle giants and took many pictures to remember them by. Thank you for taking the time to review our 1/2...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really good day. We were only around 12, the boat is really modern and most of all the staff is very profesional and friendly. They don't seem bored to say same things everyday, and are still enjoying the whales show. Everything is...More

Thank annief359
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our crew do live for this time of year!!! As you could tell on your Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour, they do live and breathe these majestic creatures. It is great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time exploring the west coast of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the half day tour which I thought was plenty of time to get up close and personal with the majestic humpback whales! The staff were informative and gave entertaining commentary! Do not miss the opportunity to see these creatures!

Thank Candice W
TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review Candice, it is lovely to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching encounters with our crew onboard Tasman Venture.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago


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TasmanVentureHB, Owner at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago


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Amy L
5 August 2017|
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Response from TasmanVentureHB | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for your question. We offer guests the option of swimming with the whales on our Remote Fraser Island and Whale experience tour. We are unable to offer this experience on our 1/2 day Whale Watching... More