Courtesy pick-up from hotel accommodation is available. Departing at 9:30 and returning not before 4:00pm each day from late July to the end of October. Cruise the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay to the Great Sandy Marine Park which is renowned as the playground for visiting humpback whales as they migrate south to the Antarctic waters.
Expert commentary from your skipper and onboard DVD's entertain and educate about the unique aspects of whale watching in Platypus Bay which is formed by Fraser Island and the mainland. Freedom Whale Watch is now Eco Accredited.
Morning tea is served on the journey out and consists of hot scones jam and cream and profiteroles. Tea, coffee and filtered water is available all day.
Your tropical buffet lunch is served while watching whales play near the boat. It consists of warm bread rolls, 2 cold meats, hot chicken wings, 3 salads: coleslaw, potato salad & green salad.
Several pods of whales will often be seen as well dolphins, turtles and sea birds.
Fabulous views of Fraser Island's western beaches provide a wonderful background to your tour. Afternoon tea of a fresh fruit platter and a cheese platter is served on the return journey.
Early and late season discounts, adults $100.
** Please ring about bookings late in October as the whales may be in short supply!!
Freedom III has
- 3 levels of viewing plus a water level platform for really close encounters
- hydrophone for hearing the whalesong
- low passenger numbers
- children's activities and toys
- locally owned and operated with friendly experienced crew
- Eco Accreditation through Ecotourism Australia
- Please Note:
- Child ages are 4-14years, Under 4 are infants and as such free
- Available for all ages
- Packages start from $140.00pp
- Refreshments Available
- Tea / Coffee
- Full Instruction
question_answer Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum age for Animal Encounter at Urangan?
The minimum age for Animal Encounter at Urangan is suitable for all ages.
How long does an Animal Encounter session at Urangan last?
The average Animal Encounter session at our Urangan centre is 6 hours 20 minutes.
Is Animal Encounter Urangan open for bookings during the week?
Absolutely, however Animal Encounter is busiest at the weekend - and our Urangan centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.
Is Animal Encounter Urangan open for bookings at weekends?
Animal Encounter at Urangan is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Animal Encounter bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!
How popular is the Animal Encounter Urangan center?
Geronigo® aims for all of our Animal Encounter locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Animal Encounter Urangan center is no exception. Book with confidence!
Can I buy a gift voucher for Animal Encounter Urangan?
Yes you can buy Animal Encounter Urangan gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Animal Encounter Urangan vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).
Where is Animal Encounter Urangan?
The Animal Encounter Urangan center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!
How much is Animal Encounter at Urangan?
The average package price of Animal Encounter at Urangan $140.00. The lowest price is $140.00 with the most expensive option being $140.00.
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