If you’re a nature lover, a visit to Fraser Island for some whale watching is an absolute must.
This Heritage-Listed stretch of white silica sand boasts dark green rainforests, refreshing creeks and an abundant wildlife. With a virtually omnipresent sun, Fraser Island even comes with scenic camping spots for tourists who want to extend their stay. Along with its numerous onshore activities, Fraser Island is also known for the sheer number of whales that frolic in its glorious cerulean waters.
Consequently, several tour operators offer appealing Fraser Island Whale Watching packages that can fit different budgets.
Tasman Venture Fraser and Whale Package
This particular package will enable you to enjoy an exhilarating whale watch tour while checking out Fraser Island’s most scenic spots.
This package includes a Half Day Whale Watch Tour package, along with a Fraser Explorer Day Tour package. Indeed, as far as Fraser Island Whale Watching is concerned, tourists are guaranteed to spot these elusive mammals in their natural habitat. This particular tour is also fueled by coffee and tea with various snacks on the way back to shore. Best of all, tourists will be able to make full use of the provided Hydrophone to hear the highly-coveted whale song. Free Wi-Fi is also included.
Thanks to the unique viewing platform, you will also be able to stay at eye-level with the aquatic mammals during your Fraser Island Whale Watching experience.
A “Free Close Encounters” DVD is also offered, documenting this unique experience. If you want to extend your trip, it is also possible to book a Fraser Explorer Island Tour on the same day.
This will help you explore the island in all its natural and rugged glory.
Whalesong Whale Watching Tour
With this company, you will be able to make the most out of your Fraser Island Whale Watching experience in all safety.
With guaranteed exhilarating sights, the Whalesong Whale Watching tour also offers a complimentary pick-up service from Hervey Bay. The tour includes a full-licensed bar and is entirely wheelchair accessible. Boasting a multi-lingual crew, this package also features a viewing area at water level, providing you with incredible sights of the whales as they glide lazily across the water, often in pairs or packs.
In some cases, it is possible to book a combined Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise. Tea, coffee and refreshments are offered on the boat ride back to the shore.
Whales & Hummers
Offered by Whale Watching Hervey Bay, this package is perfect for anyone who wants to spot Fraser Island’s extensive family of whales frolicking about in their natural environment. This award-winning tour will take you on a half-day Humpback Whale Watch, with free coffee, tea or hot chocolate. The boat is also fitted with a fully-licensed bar. It is possible to book either a morning or afternoon whale watching package.
Most tourists choose to book the Fraser Hummer Tour package for the rest of the afternoon. This package includes a picnic hamper basket and will help you experience the best that Fraser Island has to offer.