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123 Parkyn Pde | The Wharf Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
+61 7 5444 5656
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Exhilarating quick trip on a windy day

9 friends and I went out to experience the whale swim for my birthday. The day was windy and wild... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Brisbane, Australia

We have recently gone on an amazing morning Swim with the Humpback Whales with Sunreef Mooloolaba... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Andrzej E
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Sunreef Mooloolaba is the longest established dive centre in the region and the largest dive centre in South East Queensland. Sunreef Mooloolaba offers Australia’s first Swim with Humpback Whales experience, from July to October each year, as well as local reef dives, snorkelling trips and diving on the ex-HMAS Brisbane. A 5-Star PADI Training Centre, we offer accredited dive courses for all levels of divers and plan and guide international dive trips and travel as well as dive equipment sales and servicing.
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123 Parkyn Pde | The Wharf Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

9 friends and I went out to experience the whale swim for my birthday. The day was windy and wild but we were up for the challenge. The staff were brilliant. So friendly and relaxed and down to earth. Within 15 minutes I spotted a...More

Thank 677margherita50
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We have recently gone on an amazing morning Swim with the Humpback Whales with Sunreef Mooloolaba crew and we absolutely LOVED IT!!! We had an absolute blast swimming around and trying to spot the giants of the deep! It was a really fun experience and...More

Thank Andrzej E
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Having been whale watching before I found the Sunreef experience to the be the best yet. There were 20 people on our trip which was a perfect number to get an atmosphere and never feel crowded. The team were thoughtful and passionate without being over...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Sunreef is a great outfit. If you're a beginner diver look no further for a memorable experience. Sunreef will take your skills level up a notch. If you're an advanced diver, the DM's and Instructors will guide you around the exHMAS Brisbane like you've never...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I have been looking forward to an opportunity to swim with whales for more than 10 years and was excited to discover that Sunreef offers such an experience. The restricted number of passengers (20) was good and the relaxed, friendly staff were appreciated. The food...More

1  Thank natalieta2016
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had Larnie, Arthur and Robby. Even though I wasn't very well they were always there with a cup fo water and tissues. We got to swim with them a bit, but we saw HEAPS of whales breaching. Definitely recommend this the guides are so...More

Thank Georgie S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Skilled, professional ,experienced - oh & funny crew! Saw masses of whales & calves breaching. One swimming & leaping close to he boat for about 30 mins. In the water three or four times but the whales didn't hang around us - they had better...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this. Cam, Josh and Rusty were great guides. Got in the water and saw a whale swim underneath us.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

What a day out.. professional friendly guides Cam, Josh and Rusty who went beyond and above to ensure our experience was just awesome.. The boat was amazing and the fact that it was Steve Irwin's boat made it even more special.. This is a must...More

1  Thank Grant N Kylie J
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We recently did the swim with whales. Staff were very friendly with lots of knowledge. We saw plenty of whales but didn't get very close to them whilst in water. Luck of the draw as the whales can change direction or just do their own...More

Thank Duncan U
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17 July 2017|
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Response from SunreefMooloolaba | Property representative |
Hi Geoff, Thanks for your question - so far we are having a fantastic season with some great encounters. The season peak is mid-August to mid to late-September, but we are already seeing lots of whale calves. Give the crew... More
12 April 2016|
Response from SunreefMooloolaba | Property representative |
Hi, We run our scuba diving trips to the EX-HMAS Brisbane all year round! During the cooler months including June we experience some amazing visibility which makes this a magical time of year to dive! We also run our dive... More