Vessels

Designed for South East Queensland waterways

Our fleet of vessels were designed and built here in South-East Queensland based on a thorough understanding of sea conditions typical of the region, allowing for smoother sailing conditions and passenger comfort. 

Complete with wide open decks, plenty of rail side positioning and 360-degree unobstructed views, our vessels allow you to  make the most of your tour – whether it be whale watching to calm water cruising. 

The safety and protection of marine wildlife is extremely important to us at Sea World Cruises. Therefore, all vessels are thoughtfully customised with mini keels and low emission engines to protect our local wildlife and habitats. We are also proudly certified by EcoTourism Australia for our Advanced EcoTourism Operation. 

Find out more about each vessel below..

About our vessels

Designed in Australia and manufactured by local boat builders
Mini keels and reduced emission engines to protect wildlife and habitats
Advanced EcoTourism operations certified by EcoTourism Australia
State of the art safety equipment and lifejackets for every passenger

Spirit of Migaloo II

Purpose-built whale watching vessel

Spirit of Migloo II will carry you into the world of the whales in air-conditioned luxury and comfort. Built at a cost of $4M, she is Australia’s most advanced whale watching vessel with on-board presentations, three levels of viewing platforms, large walk-around decks and restricted passenger numbers to ensure an uncrowded, personalised whale watching experience. Spirit of Migaloo II is a purpose built whale watching vessel that was designed by Incat Crowther.

Three tier viewing platforms
Spacious indoor seating with snacks and beverages available
The VIP Captains lounge – available through our VIP tickets
Large viewing portholes allowing you to get closer to the whales
Large open sundeck with unobstructed 360-degree views
Set low in the water ensuring a more stable ride

Kaiala

Purpose-built whale watching vessel

Set low to the water, Kaiala was designed to get you up close and personal with the whales. With Humpback whales frequently known to approach vessels, you’ll be left feeling as though you could literally reach out and touch them. Large open viewing portholes downstairs and unobstructed 360-degree views from the top deck mean you won’t miss a thing. Smaller group sizes ensures a more personalised whale watching experience, one that will last a lifetime.

Spirit of Elston

Purpose-built Sightseeing & Dining Vessel

Named after Surfers Paradise’s previous name, Elston, the ‘Spirit of Elston’ has graced our waterways for the last 11 years, showcasing the best of the Gold Coast on our calm water cruises. With an open-air sun deck allowing you to make the most of the glorious sub-tropical weather, and air conditioned seating downstairs, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy a cocktail from the bar, and sit back and relax as you get to experience the Gold Coast as the locals do. 

Large open deck perfect for taking in the city sights
Grab a cocktail from the fully licenced bar
Air-conditioned seating downstairs

Cruise amongst the whales

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