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Brisbane Whale Watching

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Address: Redcliffe Jetty, Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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USD 105.12*
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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast
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Wow!!! Amazing up close to humpback whales.

This ticked off a bucket list item for me. Trip departs Redcliffe jetty and is a morning trip, returning by 2pm. Price included buffet lunch. The boat is modern purpose built... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
shebe43
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Leura, Australia
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Leura, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This ticked off a bucket list item for me. Trip departs Redcliffe jetty and is a morning trip, returning by 2pm. Price included buffet lunch. The boat is modern purpose built by the company for quiet and low emissions to be able to get up close to the whales. It takes you out into Moreton Bay. There is an air... More 

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Kippa-Ring, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watched whales off Moreton Bay in the cruiser EyeSpy. The trip out of the day was smooth and exciting. Whilst out there, the whales came to the surface occasionally to great us. A buffet lunch was served with delicious seafood salads. All the guests were amazed as us by the cruise and thoroughly recommend it to all.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We did the trip in October 2016 as a last minute thing. It was one of the best experiences my wife and I have had. We saw several whales and at least 7 of them up close. Three of them actually swam directly under the boat and breached metres away from us. The crew were great and the lunch was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We booked the VIP seats, and it worth every penny of it. The whale watched was just amazing. The ship captain and crews were very passionate about the whale and plenty of explanations were given to us. Food was buffet style and it was just so so, but generally it was a great experience. I highly recommend it.

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Thank peckkee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I have been whale watching three times...the first time was the most awe inspiring experience! The whales were everywhere; close and seeming to enjoy our company as well. I've been twice since, taking other people to share the experience, and while it was good...it just couldnt surpass the first time. They put on a lovely lunch. It is an experience... More 

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Thank mayrichards
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lovely day out. Food great. Plenty of whales to see. Captain Kerry and crew certainly knew how to get to find the whales! Weather that day was lovely.

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Thank Annette D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Took me way too long until I finally gave this tour a go. Now that I did, I can highly recommend it. You will hopefully see plenty of whales just around the northern tip of Moreton Island and unlike other tours, these guys will get you really close to the whales who will swim along the boat. Captain Kerry is... More 

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Thank Stefan S
Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went whale-watching mainly to give a relative from the UK a taste of "Aussie", but it turned out to be much more. Amazing experiences with those majestic creatures, often right up against the boat. Got great photos. Lovely meal. Relaxed atmosphere, beautiful scenery, and friendly staff ... made for a special day to remember.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I did the tour with brisbane pickup and buffet lunch. On the way up to redcliff, the bus driver showed us some brisbane sights, as we had spare time. This won't always happen, but was a nice bonus. The boat was large and comfy. Lots of room for us to see the whales. Staff were friendly and very competent. Snacks... More 

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Thank T K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was the best whale watching we have ever seen. We saw many humpbacks and their babies, which had migrated from Antartica. The captain (Kerry Lopez) steered the boat in all directions for maximum whale viewing. She also lectured along the way. The best part of the whale watching was when the babies started breaching the water and going high... More 

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