#1 Gold Coast Whale Watching Experience


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Whale Watching Tickets

Gold Coast's favourite Whale Watching starting from $69. Book now to secure your spot.

VIP Whale Watching Tickets

Track whales from the comfort of the VIP Captain’s Lounge.

Whale Watching and Sea World Resort Combo

Spend the night at Sea World Resort and combine your stay with a whale watching tour.

Whale Watching and Sea World Combo

Enjoy an aquatic day out with this fantastic Whale Watching Cruise and Sea World Entry Combo.

Whale Watching and Helicopter Flight Combo

Spot whales from the sea and the air with Whale Watching Tour & a 5 minute scenic helicopter flight.

Whale Watching, Sea World and Helicopter Flight Combo

Combine a Whale Watching Cruise with Sea World Entry & a Helicopter Flight on the Gold Coast.

Whale Watching Season on the Gold Coast
starts from 30 May to 1 November

Join the marine experts at Sea World Cruises for a whale watching experience of a lifetime. Setting sail from the pristine waters of the Gold Coast, the Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel. With Marine Naturalists on board, witness majestic Humpback Whales as they make their annual migration past the Gold Coast. Our breathtaking 2.5-hour whale watching cruise departs from Sea World four times a day between June and November, giving intimate groups of locals and travellers the chance to admire these elegant creatures of the deep.

Enjoy uninterrupted views of Humpbacks from three viewing platforms with tiered stadium seating from the sea level to the sundeck, and an exclusive VIP Captain’s Lounge for a few lucky passengers. Sea World Cruises is a proud supporter and sponsor of Sea World Marine Research and Rescue, whose team works around the clock to keep aquatic animals safe. With a 100% Whale Sighting Guarantee that offers a free return cruise if no whales are spotted, you can be confident that Sea World Cruises are the masters of Gold Coast whale watching.

A Whale Watching Experience of a Lifetime

Whale Sighting Guarantee

Sea World Cruises offers a 100% whale sighting guarantee, ensuring passengers get the Humpback Whale encounter they dream of. If your cruise fails to sight a whale, then we will take you out again on a free return cruise anytime between June to October.

Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation

Sea World Cruises is proud to be partners with The Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation. The foundation, setup up in 1993 has helped hundreds of marine-based research projects.
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The Whales

At up to 16 metres long and weighing nearly 40 tonnes, it is an impressive feat that these gentle giants can launch their bodies out of the water at any moment.
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Our Favourite Whale

Australia is lucky to play host to a rare white humpback whale named Migaloo – a word meaning ‘white fella’ in some Aboriginal languages – that migrates past the East Coast every year.
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The Boat

The Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel operating in the Gold Coast. With marine naturalists on board, passengers can enjoy a front-row seat to all the action.
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The Crew

The Sea World Cruises crew are here to ensure you have an unforgettable whale watching experience aboard the Spirit of Migaloo II. Cruise with the marine experts and witness first hand the fascinating behaviours of Humpback Whales with entertaining commentary from Marine Naturalists. From the moment you check in to the first time you lay eyes on a Humpback Whale, our crew will make sure that you cruise in comfort and leave with very special memories and unbelievable photos.

Cruise amongst the whales

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