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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...more
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Buccaneer Drive | Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We have done the tasman adventure half day whale watching cruise many times over the past years and we never tire of the cruise, we always experience the wonderful experience of seeing many whales, and the staff on board are always helpful, friendly, and respectful...More

1  Thank peterandrose7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Tasman Venture, Nick, Carolina, Cobby and Harrison were exceptional hosts on an unforgettable days excursion watching the Mothers, calves and escorts frolicking in Hervey Bay. We still can't believe the experience of seeing a newborn calf being taught to swim and the antics...More

Thank RHLJ
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your glowing 5 star review Sounds enjoyed an incredible day of activities with our fabulous crew onboard Island Venture & you shared a truly unforgettable experience of watching a Whale & her New born calf, very special

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Coming from the UK, I did my homework to try and get a day tour that would fit my family: we are two adults and 2 children aged 7 and 4. The half day whale watching and half day remote Fraser sounded ideal for us...More

1  Thank Branet_12
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Branet_12 Thank you for your perfect 5 star review yes our Crew really do love their jobs and helping all passengers young & old to enjoy their day to its fullest Our Remote Fraser Island & Whales tour is a Full day experience loaded...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience on the day tour by Tasman Ventures. They are one of the few companies that offer marine landings on the northwest coast of Frasier island which makes for a unique experience. Caroline is very knowledgeable about cetaceans and Nick and...More

Thank esnerrd
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello & Thank you for your excellent 5 Star review Yes Caroline, Nick & our amazing crew onboard ISLAND VENTURE really do love making it a welcoming & informative tour for our passengers, and totally I agree the combination of activities, flora, fauna & wildlife...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this experience with Tasman Venture cruise! We had 3 separate up close experiences with whales. The first group was 4 whales, 3 males fighting or vying for the 1 female, so much action and great to watch. Next group was a baby with it’s...More

1  Thank JCoopz
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review We are glad you enjoyed your Whale Watching experience with our incredible Crew onboard TASMAN VENTURE, sounds like you had plenty of unique viewings of different Whale groups, calves & seeing their wonderful behaviours, yes Vicki is well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour itself was perfect, very friendly staff, very informative and enough space on the boat (end of July). We even got an extra service. We only hat 50 minutes to get from the harbour to the bus station at the other end of Hervey...More

Thank SabinaG635
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sabina & thank you for your 5 Star review Really glad to hear you enjoyed your Whale Watching tour, also sounds like you got the VIP treatment & made it to the Bus on time. Happy Holidays

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an unforgettable experience! We went on the “small boat” which included a trip to the west coast of Fraser Island which was awesome, and of course then we went on to the whale watching! It was amazing, the crew were so patient and determined...More

Thank Happiness746763
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your amazing 5 Star review Yes our Crew onboard Island Venture (affectionately known as little boat) definitely love to make your day 'the Best day ever' The Remote Fraser Island & Whale Watching tour offers such a diverse range of fun activities,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a half day whale watching tour with Tasman Ventures and were well looked after by the enthusiastic crew. The boat has plenty of viewing space and the commentary about marine life was good. And thanks for the arvo tea. Recommended.

1  Thank John S
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a Good time Whale Watching with the enthusiastic Tasman Venture crew. We hope to see you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This day was simply all you could ever ask for in a whale watching tour. Fantastic staff on board. So many whales swimming with them was just amazing. So much fun kayaking and on the tube great add on to the day. We couldn’t recommend...More

Thank ChannyClancy
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your incredible 5 Star review Yes our Remote Fraser Island & Whale Watching experience offers the best of both worlds, visiting pristine remote beaches on Fraser Island doing loads of fun water activities and then there's the Whale Watching all in One...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boarded Tasman Venture via courtesy bus driven the lovely Kate, an 8am boarding to 1pm. We certainly had many wonderful encounters with both pods of Humpback whales and very fortunate to see Right Whales a rare opportunity!. The staff were absolutely fantastic! Our expert on...More

Thank verushka2016
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your terrific 5 Star review Yes Katie our Bus driver has a wonderful sense of humour & puts a smile on passengers faces which is a lovely way to start your Whale Watching experience with Tasman Venture. All our Crew love their...More

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MurphyChickOTR
5 July 2018|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Not much, no, we are are based a fair way inland. I’m also not sure what you will see late November.. I’m not very helpful at all am I?! Wetsuits were for stingers, the water temp was beautiful:)
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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
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