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Whalesong Cruises are Whale & Dolphin Watching Specialists, & the sheltered waters between World Heritage listed Fraser Island & the mainland, provides the best place in Australia to experience a Humpback Whale, or Dolphin close encounter like no other.

We can honestly say the whales, choose to interact with the people on our boat & regularly come within meters while the Dolphins love to ride the wave made by our bulbous bow.

Types of wildlife we can & have observed includes up to 4 varieties of Dolphin, Turtles, Fish & Bird Life, the shy endangered Dugong or Sea Cow & in one year we saw 5 different species of Whales.

July is the beginning of our season for seeing whales in the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay.

 An amazing whale encounter is possible, with the teenage whales that are visiting our waterways in July being very inquisitive & playful.

The whales cruise up the East Coast on the Eastern / Ocean side of Fraser Island and they actually bypass Hervey Bay on this migration North, as they are on a mission to get to their holiday destination past the Whitsunday Islands. 

So it is on their journey Back down the coast that the whales purposely come into the Bay & stay from 1 to 5 days.

They may arrive early in the month or later & there may be gaps in the start of their visit to the Bay, so we do not want to guarantee whale sightings too early.

M.V. Whalesong, is environmentally friendly, low carbon impact & was designed to allow guests to cruise in comfort.

Enclosed & open air viewing on two levels, a water level viewing area, & extra wide, walk around decks, provide the ultimate in extra viewing & seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back & enjoy the sunset.

Other Features include:

• Guaranteed Dolphin Sightings.

• From 13th of July if whales are not sited, another cruise during our 2018 Whale watch season (13th July-31st October) will be offered.

• Stabilizing Tanks for the smoothest ride.

• Full wheelchair facilities.

• Underwater listening when conditions permit.

• Low passenger numbers, (average 25 to 45 passengers)

• Expert commentary & interpretation, from Passionate crew.

• Local & National Award Winners.

• DEPARTS 8.00am

• RETURN 1.30pm to 2.00pm

• DURATION is a minimum of 5.5 Hours.

• Hervey Bay Accommodation pick up service available. 

• INCLUDES –guarantee of seeing dolphins; quality, substantial & fresh morning tea & Buffet Lunch; tea, herbal tea, coffee, milo & filtered water throughout cruise;  all Marine Park & Department of Transport Fees.

• EXCLUDES – other beverages like soft drinks, alcohol & juices; snack foods like chocolates & chips; souvenirs. Fully Licensed bar available.

• Whalesong employs multilingual crew members.   

Key Info

  • alarm Duration: 300
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1

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  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from $105.00pp
  • Beginners Welcome
  • All Equipment Provided

Climb on board our modern, environmentally-friendly, and multi-functional boat and prepare for an experience that will take your breath away from the very beginning. Encountering some of the finest scenery you’ll find in Queensland, you’ll be given the perfect opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most majestic creatures to grace the ocean which includes humpback whales and dolphins. When you go Whale Watching in Hervey Bay or Fraser Island, you can rest assured that you’ll be left in the best hands with our qualified instructors. They will be on hand every step of the way ensuring that your experience is a memorable one from start to finish. So, don’t delay any further and book now!


  • All Equipment
  • WIFI
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Refreshments Available
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Licensed bar
  • Full Instruction

question_answer Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum age for Whale Watching at Urangan?

    The minimum age for Whale Watching at Urangan is suitable for all ages.

  • How long does an Whale Watching session at Urangan last?

    The average Whale Watching session at our Urangan centre is 5 hours 20 minutes.

  • Is Whale Watching Urangan open for bookings during the week?

    Absolutely, however Whale Watching is busiest at the weekend - and our Urangan centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.

  • Is Whale Watching Urangan open for bookings at weekends?

    Whale Watching at Urangan is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Whale Watching bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!

  • How popular is the Whale Watching Urangan center?

    Geronigo® aims for all of our Whale Watching locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Whale Watching Urangan center is no exception. Book with confidence!

  • Can I buy a gift voucher for Whale Watching Urangan?

    Yes you can buy Whale Watching 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 Whale Watching Urangan vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).

  • Where is Whale Watching Urangan?

    The Whale Watching Urangan center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Whale Watching centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!

  • How much is Whale Watching at Urangan?

    The average package price of Whale Watching at Urangan $110.00. The lowest price is $105.00 with the most expensive option being $115.00.

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