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Tasman Venture (Whale Watching Tours)

There is nothing quite like coming up close and personal to one of the ocean’s most majestic animals – the humpback whale.   Tasman Venture’s whale watching tours from Hervey Bay commence in mid July and extend to early November as part of the humpback whales’ annual migration along the east coast of Australia.

Tasman Venture’s half-day whale watch encounters depart twice daily from the Hervey Bay Marina.  

Passengers enjoy a tranquil cruise from Hervey Bay across the Great Sandy Strait, along the remote pristine western side of World Heritage listed Fraser Island to Australia’s ultimate humpback whale playground. Immerse yourself with these gentle giants from purpose designed large decks which take you to the water’s edge, including a water level viewing platform.  There are also underwater viewing windows where you’ll be eye to eye with these inquisitive gentle giants.

Remote Fraser Island and Whale Watching Experience (Full Day)

Experience the unique and untouched remote west coast of Fraser Island (K’gari) and enjoy up close and personal encounters with majestic Humpback whales.  This is no ordinary Fraser Island and whale watching full day tour (7.30am – 4.30pm) with Tasman Venture Hervey Bay you can discover the hidden and remote parts Fraser Island whilst marvelling at the acrobatics of the whales in a comfortable and relaxing way.

Departing daily from the Hervey Bay Marina your full day (7.30am – 4.30pm ) you’ll cruise through the Great Sandy Straits, then set off along the West Coast of Fraser Island where you will either start a search for Humpback Whales in Platypus Bay or travel to your first remote location on Fraser Island depending on tide and sea conditions. Guests will be given the chance to visit up to two locations on Fraser Island.