- Watch humpback whales at play on a whale-watching cruise from the Gold Coast
- Listen to interesting commentary from a marine naturalist
- Enjoy tea, coffee, and biscuits on board
- Glide past luxurious homes along the Gold Coast canals
- Small group sizes, guaranteed rail side position
- 100% guarantee of whale sightings, or receive a free return cruise
Departure & Return
Address: 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. The check-in terminal opens 30 mins prior to departure time
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
What To Expect
Cruise along the Spit and into the Australian Whale Sanctuary, a protected piece of the ocean surrounding Australia that’s part of the annual migration of humpback whales, who come to these subtropical waters from May to October to give birth. Keep your eyes peeled for whales, who may show off with jumps and splashes, as well as other marine life such as orcas, loggerhead turtles, dolphins, and seabirds.
Learn about the wildlife and their marine environment from your onboard naturalist guide. Your cruise ends with return to the departure point.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for children 3 years and under
- 100% guarantee of whale sightings or receive a free return cruise
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
- OPERATED BY Whales In Paradise
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise.