Whale Watching and Wildlife Cruise

From AUD $150.00
  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Townsville, Qld
  • Product code: WHLEW

Join our 4-hour Scenic Whale Watching and Wildlife Tour for a journey that will leave a lasting impression.

Choose between early bird or sunset cruise.

From July to September, Townsville and its surrounding waters burst with vibrant wildlife, including majestic humpback whales. Our journey starts in Townsville, with convenient pick-up options from Magnetic Island. We'll sail across the pristine Cleveland Bay towards the iconic Cape Cleveland Lighthouse—a historical marvel guiding ships since the late 1800s.

As we sail, our knowledgeable guides will share captivating insights into the Cape Cleveland Lighthouse's history and its significance in maritime navigation.

Prepare to be mesmerized as we explore the waters around Magnetic Island, renowned for its diverse marine life and breathtaking landscapes. Keep an eye out for turtles, dolphins, dugongs, and a variety of vibrant bird species.

But the highlight of our tour awaits—the awe-inspiring humpback whales. Bring your binoculars or zoom lens and witness these curious creatures in action. Capture their acrobatic breaches, tail slaps, and graceful dives during their annual migration. Our experienced crew will provide fascinating insights into whale behavior, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Our tour is designed for comfort and personalized experiences, with spacious water level viewing decks for optimal whale watching. Safety is paramount, and we adhere to responsible whale watching guidelines.

Enjoy morning or afternoon tea, including a complimentary glass of juice or wine, onboard refreshments, and the option to purchase soft drinks. You're also welcome to bring your own alcohol and snacks.

Please note that while our tour success rate has historically been over 90 percent, we do not offer refunds if whales are not sighted. You'll still enjoy a scenic 4-hour wildlife cruise on the water. Whale sightings are not guaranteed.

Boarding is available from Townsville or Magnetic Island.

Our tours operate in strict accordance with local regulations to protect the marine environment. We aim to leave minimal ecological impact while delivering an unforgettable experience.