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2016 Live Whale Watch
  • 01/07/2016 - We sighted a total of 7 humpback whales, 4 green sea turtles and 22 bottlenose dolphins, a phenomenal day!
  • 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.
  • 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
Adult Earlybird Discounted price if booked 14 days early
Children $75
Children Earlybird Discounted price if booked 14 days early
Family (2A+2C) $360
Family (2A+2C) Earlybird Discounted price if booked 14 days early

Earlybird Offer
Book 14 days in advance and save!










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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