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Coolangatta Whale Watch

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Address: Alf Rush Memorial Drive, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2846, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 5599 4104

Gold Coast Whale Watching Tours with Coolangatta Whale Watch, June to...

Gold Coast Whale Watching Tours with Coolangatta Whale Watch, June to November, 7 days, 100% guaranteed whales or receive a full refund or another ticket, 100% success in seeing whales since 2006. Big safe boat, only 46 passengers, owned and operated by Tony and Carol with over 11 years experience. 3hr Tour, morning tea, commentary and loads of fun.

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Great morning out!

Wonderful experience seeing these majestic creatures up close. The crew were very informative and went to a lot of trouble to make sure we all had a great time, they were also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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gold coast
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9 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience seeing these majestic creatures up close. The crew were very informative and went to a lot of trouble to make sure we all had a great time, they were also humorous and entertaining. We will be going again!

Thank wonderwoman60
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This small family business offers great value for money. The crew are fantastic (they provide lovely biscuits with the tea and coffee) and offer a great insight into the world of whales and other marine creatures. The smaller craft and limited passengers gives you a great view and close up experience. (On the day I went out we were 'mugged'... More 

1 Thank Paul F
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Absolutely great morning spent whale watching. Saw heaps of whales - Mum & baby with male escorts. Heaps of great pics with the option to purchase (some really great) pics from a professional who accompanies each trip. Great informative commentary from a really helpful & friendly Adriana.

Thank Christine C
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Excellent on board staff but you need to get rid of the extremely rude, uninformative man who answered the phone. He is wrecking your business. It wasn't only me lucky enough to encounter him on the phone but you'll be pleased to know his rudeness was the topic of conversation on board while waiting for the whales to appear. I... More 

1 Thank rdickie52
Ocean Shores, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A very professional enjoyable trip, we saw so many pods, plus mothers and babies who came quite close when we cheered and clapped. They do this out of curiosity, Adriana, the marine expert on board explained as we stayed the mandatory distance from them. Adriana gave us so much information about these amazing beautiful creatures.

Thank 427contrarymary
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great morning spent with Coolangatta Whale Watch - saw lots of whales on our trip, host was great, the whales and scenery of the coastline were amazing and fact you can purchase beautiful pics taken on the trip by professional photographer was a bonus - so you can sit back and enjoy!

Thank Elisha B
Gladstone, Australia
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The whole crew were great, Ariana did a great job of informing us while on cruise. We have wanted to do this for such a long time and we had an awesome experience. The whales put on such a show for us - exceeded my expectations! A must do! These guys are the most southern on the Goldie and you... More 

Thank AlwaysDreamingBig
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Coolangatta Whale Watch are the only boat operating in the southern Gold Coast and so we had all these beautiful whales to ourselves. Our captain and tour guide knew their stuff. With no other boats about the Humpbacks came to us alone and in pairs. They were very curious and friendly. Some were only two metres from the boat! They... More 

Thank svlean
Brisbane, Australia
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256 reviews
84 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

What a great trip. We had cloudy skies but fairly calm seas and as soon as we got through the Tweed Bar we saw whales. We watched them for a while then saw 3 pods further out. we spent a few very pleasant hours watching these magnificent whales frolic and swim about. The crew was great, especially the hostess whose... More 

Thank Saggital
Tweed Heads, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Highly recommend Coolangatta Whale Watch, the women who looked after us on the day was extremely knowledgable, friendly and helpful in everyway. The Captain however was rude and unresponsive to his paying customers.

Thank Franciska685

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