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2016 Live Whale Watch
  • 16/10/2016 - Out last day for 2016 had 10 whales bringing our total to 1133 whales for 2016! Thanks to everyone involved for another great year!
  • 15/10/2016 - 12 whales today plus 2 hammerhead sharks
  • 12/10/2016 - 18 whales spotted today
  • 11/10/2016 - 9 whales today made up of 5 adults and 4 calves
  • 10/10/2016 - Another 20 whales today including 3 juveniles and 7 calves!
  • 08/10/2016 - 32 whales today! Massive day on the cruise!!
  • 07/10/2016 - Another 20 whales today!
  • 06/10/2016 - 1000 whales have been spotted!!!! Today we saw 16 whales which helped us reach our goal!
  • 05/10/2016 - 18 whales today and spotted a dugong and 20 inshore bottlenose dolphins!
  • 04/10/2016 - 20 whales sighted today and also spotted 2 manta rays and 10 green sea turtles!
  • 02/10/2016 - 23 whales sighted today, what a great day!
  • 01/10/2016 - 18 whales today!
  • 28/09/2016 - 7 whales spotted today, 2 of which were calves
  • 27/09/2016 - Great day with 16 whale sightings, and around 10 bottlenose dolphins
  • 26/09/2016 - 17 whales were sighted, including 5 calves!
  • 25/09/2016 - 12 whales today!
  • 24/09/2016 - 21 whales!! What a great day on the cruise!
  • 23/09/2016 - 14 whales were spotted today
  • 22/09/2016 - Great day today with 18 whales sighted and a hammerhead shark!
  • 21/09/2016 - 5 whales today, including 2 calves
  • 20/09/2016 - 15 whales were sighted today
  • 19/09/2016 - 7 whales were spotted today and a juvenile hammerhead shark
  • 18/09/2016 - 16 whales sighted today!
  • 17/09/2016 - 12 whales were sighted on board todays cruise
  • 16/09/2016 - 13 whales today and also saw a dugong
  • 15/09/2016 - 4 whales including a young calf
  • 14/09/2016 - Total of 6 whales today (mother and calf sighting too)
  • 12/09/2016 - Total of 11 whales (we saw a calf today too!)
  • 11/09/2016 - 15 whales were sighted today along with a pod of common dolphins
  • 07/09/2016 - 8 whales were sighted on todays cruise
  • 06/09/2016 - 15 whales sighted, 10 that were juveniles
  • 05/09/2016 - 3 whales today but also saw approx 20 common dolphins
  • 01/09/2016 - There was 9 whales sighted today
  • 31/08/2016 - 7 whales including 4 juveniles
  • 30/08/2016 - 22 whales today!
  • 28/08/2016 - 11 Humpback whales and 2 seperate pods of dolphins
  • 27/08/2016 - 9 whales, 15 bottlenose dolphins and a manta ray!
  • 26/08/2016 - 15 whales along with a dugong and 20 bottlenose dolphins
  • 25/08/2016 - 12 whales today and a pod of around 50 inshore bottlenose dolphins!
  • 22/08/2016 - 6 whales (3 adults, 2 juveniles and 1 calf) were sighted along with a pod of common dolphins
  • 21/08/2016 - 5 whales today along with a hammerhead shark and 3 pods of dolphins
  • 20/08/2016 - Big day today with 18 whales and 3 green sea turtles!
  • 19/08/2016 - 10 whales including 2 calves and 6 juveniles!
  • 18/18/2016 - 11 whales again today, 5 adults and 6 juveniles
  • 17/08/2016 - Total of 11 whales today and all of them were juveniles!
  • 16/08/2016 - 5 whales sighted today
  • 15/08/2016 - 8 whales today including 4 adults, 3 juveniles and a calf
  • 14/08/2016 - 10 Humpback whales were sighted along with a pod of bottlenose dolphins and 2 green sea turtles
  • 13/08/2016 - 8 whales alond with 5 green sea turtles and 10 common dolphins
  • 12/08/2016 - Total of 18 humpback whales and was the best whale watch so far with breaches everywhere! There was even a double breach!
  • 11/08/2016 - 13 whales including a pod of 5 juveniles
  • 10/08/2016 - 17 whales today! There was also a pod of 5 whales constantly approaching the boat!
  • 09/08/2016 - 14 whales along with around 10 bottlenose dolphins
  • 08/08/2016 - We saw 7 humpback whales on today's whale watching cruise
  • 07/08/2016 - We saw a total of 4 whales and also saw a pod of dolphins playing amongst the whales!
  • 06/08/2016 - 7 whales were spotted today
  • 02/08/2016 - 13 whales spotted today with a very active pod of 4 whales
  • 01/08/2016 - Guests on board the Tangalooma Jet were lucky to see 10 Humpback whales today!
  • 31/07-2016 - Total of 18 humpback whales! We also saw an adult loggerhead turtle and a juvenile hammerhead shark.
  • 30/07/2016 - 17 whales were sighted today! Also saw a green sea turtle and a hammerhead shark!
  • 29/07/2016 - 7 whales sighted including a pod of mother, calf and juvenile.
  • 28/07/2016 - Total of 7 whales with a mother and her new born calf! Also spotted a pod of bottlenose dolphins near Cape Moreton.
  • 27/07/2016 - 7 whales today including a pod of 1 adult and 2 juveniles.
  • 26/07/2016 - Total of 15 whales sighted along with a dugong and 2 bottlenose dolphins.
  • 25/07/2016 - 15 Humpback whales, including a calf about 1 week old! Also saw a pod of about 6 dolphins.
  • 24/07/2016 - We had a total of 6 Humpback whales and also saw a Green Sea Turtle.
  • 23/07/2016 - Total of 9 whales including a pod of 4 juveniles.
  • 22/07/2016 - 8 whales including a mother and calf. Also spotted around 10 Bottlenose Dolphins.
  • 21/07/2016 - 9 whales sighted today, including a pod of 2 adults doing several breaches.
  • 20/07/2016 - Total of 16 whales, and also spotted a Green Sea Turtle and a pod of 10 Common Dolphins surfing off the bow of the boat!!
  • 19/07/2016 - Total of 8 whales spotted including a mother and calf. Also saw around 10 Dolphins and 2 Green Sea Turtles
  • 18/07/2016 - 8 humpback whales, and also sighted a hammerhead shark
  • 14/07/2016 - A total of 7 whales sighted including a pod of 3 adults
  • 13/07/2016 - 7 whales were spotted including a pod of 3 juvenile whales just off the cape
  • 12/07/2016 - We saw 11 humpback whales today including 3 juveniles!
  • 11/07/2016 - 9 humback whales including 6 juveniles and 1 new born calf!
  • 10/07/2016 - We saw 9 humpback whales including 2 pods of 2 juveniles, there was also 15 common dolphins.
  • 08/07/2016 - Total of 8 whales and we also saw 1 Green Sea Turtle
  • 07/07/2016 - 8 whales with 3 pods of 2 adults and a pod of 2 juvenile whales.
  • 06/07/2016 - 6 whales today, including 2 pods of 2 whales
  • 04/07/2016 - 12 whales sighted today including a pod of 4 adults
  • 03/07/2016 - Total of 16 whales, along with 5 Bottlenose Dolphins and 3 Green Sea Turtles.
  • 02/07/2016 - 7 whales today, with 3 Green Sea Turtles at Flinders Reef.
  • 01/07/2016 - We sighted a total of 9 humpback whales, and around 15 Bottlenose Dolphins near Cape Moreton.
  • 30/06/2016 - 18 whale sightings, including a pod of 4 adult whales. Also spotted a pod of 10 bottlenose dolphins.
  • 28/06/2016 - 7 whales today, including 1 pod of 2 adults and a juveline. Also 4 green sea turtles and 22 bottlenose dolphins were spotted, a phenomenal day!
  • 27/06/2016 - We sighted a total of 20 whales and 3 bottle nose dolphins.
  • 26/06/2016 - 14 whales sighted today! 1 pod of 2 females and a little calf, and another pod of 4 adults.
  • 25/06/2016 - Total of 10 whales today along with 2 bottle nose dolphins.
  • 24/06/2016 - We sighted a total of 7 humpback whales and around 20 bottlenose dolphins near Honeymoon Bay.
  • 22/06/2016 - 10 Humpback whales and a pof of 6 Botttlenose dolphins were sighted today
  • 21/06/2016 - 13 whales today! 10 adults and 3 juveniles. Also spotted 7 bottlenose dolphins and a green sea turtle.
  • 18/06/2016 - 4 whales, with 2 adults and a mother and her calf
  • 17/06/2016 - 2 whales sighted today, a mother and her calf
  • 11/06/2016 - Saw 6 whales today including 2 adults, a mother and calf and 2 juveniles
  • 10/06/2016 - 7 adult whales sighted with 1 pod of 4 whales (1 female, 3 male).
  • 09/06/2016 - 8 whales sighted today, including 6 adults and 2 calves forming 4 pods.
  • 08/06/2016 - Welcome to the 2016 season of Whale Watching! Today we saw 2 male juvenile male whales. Also spotted a pod of 10-12 Bottlenose dolphins.

Tangalooma Whale Watching

3rd June - 16th October 2016
Only Tangalooma Island Resort offers you Brisbane's closest whale watching cruise, plus the opportunity to enjoy island life for the day, and night if you stay over. Our vessel is a smooth sailing, comfortable catamaran. And our island is alive with fun things to do, from land and water sports to just lazing around on the beach.

Get a full refund on Day cruise packages if you do not spot a whale
Whale sighting guarantee*
Money back guarantee
A Bigger boat means a sturdier and smoother ride
Australia's Largest Vessel<
dedicated to Whale Watching
The only Operator in the Brisbane Govenment Area
Closest to Brisbane
depart directly from Brisbane

Brisbane to Tangalooma Whale Watching Day Cruise


Available: June 03 - October 16 2016
Departs Brisbane: 7:00am or 10:00am (your choice)
(Whale Watch Cruise departs Tangalooma approx. 12:00pm)
Returns to Brisbane: Approx. 5:30pm

All Whale Watch Cruises Include:

  • Return scenic cruise across Moreton Bay
  • Whale Sighting Guarantee
  • Expert commentary by an Eco Ranger
  • Light lunch served on board
  • Access to Tangalooma Island Resort Facilities
Brisbane Whale Watch Day Cruise Pricing
Adult $115
Children $75
Family (2A+2C) $360


Last chance to see the whales!
Final Whale Watching Cruise departs on Sunday!

2016 WHALE WATCHING SCOREBOARD

1133
WHALE SIGHTINGS
NUMBER OF
ADULTS

731
NUMBER OF
JUVENILES

291
NUMBER OF
CALVES

111

FIND OUT MORE IN THE TANGALOOMA WHALE WATCHING BLOG






$5 FOR EVERY WHALE SIGHTED ABOARD THE TANGALOOMA WHALE WATCHING CRUISE WILL BE DONATED TO THE KIDS CANCER PROJECT




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Whale Watching Terms and Conditions:
*Whale Watch sighting guarantee offers refund if cruise is cancelled by Tangalooma due to bad weather conditions, or if no whales are seen on the Whale Watching Day Cruise. If guest cancels Whale Watch Cruise no refund applies. <Australia's largest dedicated whale watching vessel may not operate every day. Cruise departs from Holt Street, Pinkenba. Tours depart and prices valid 03 June - 16 October 2016. All prices are in Australian dollars and include GST. Transfer schedules can be altered on short notice, please confirm your booking 24hrs prior to travel. Cancellation fees apply. Child rate applies to those aged 3 to 14 years inclusive. ^Family includes 2 adults and 2 children. **Dolphin feeding experience is dependent on dolphin attendance, tide and weather conditions. Bookings are subject to availability and valid for travel from 03 June to 16 October. If guest cancels Whale Watch Cruise no refund applies.

^^Day Cruise information: All "Whale Watch Day Cruises" will depart Brisbane (Holt St Pinkenba Wharf), dock at Tangalooma Island Resort Wharf, and then depart the resort for a 3hr Whale Watch Cruise with a light lunch served on board our licensed vessel. The cruise will then return to Tangalooma Island Resort Wharf, before returning to Brisbane on the same day. Whale Watch cruises that are purchased as add-ons to accommodation (or as Accommodation packages) do not include transfers from Brisbane, which must be purchased separately.

 

 
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