Review For Tall Ship Whale Watch

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Whale Watching Review - Tall Ship Whale Watch

Some local English friends picked Whale Watching by Tall Ship cruise because they weren't confident going on boats!

1300 Whales Catamaran at Marina Mirage.

MV2000 Catamaran Part of the
Tall Ship Fleet. Berthed at Marina Mirage.
It certainly stands out as a very big boat!

They are from the UK so I can understand that!  I was pretty unused to going on boats until I came to Australia!

They did their research on the different options for whale watching and picked this tour...

because it was the largest whale watching boat in the marina!

This tour is also known as 1300 WHALES or Whale Watching Gold Coast by Tall Ship or Whale Watching from Main Beach. Tall Ship also offer a range of cruises including to their island hideaway on South Stradbroke Island.

Tall Ship Whale Watch Cruise Review

Tall Ship's whale watch is also known as 1300 Whales, Whale Watching Gold Coast or Whale Watching From Main Beach.

Tall Ship have a fleet of sailing boats and catamarans and offer a range of cruises and trips to their exclusive island hideaway at McLaren's Landing on South Stradbroke Island.

Their whale watching trip was during the June/July school holidays - so it was pretty early in the season with whales only going north.

Needless to say, there were whales to see, they saw them and thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. Overall, it was a smooth and comfortable trip.

That said, they were glad they hadn't eaten a full breakfast before they left! And were equally thankful it was only a couple of hours on the water!

They had never seen anything like the majestic and enormous humpback whales and were totally blown away by the whole experience.

Were they glad they had put their apprehension behind them to go on the boat?

Talking to them about the trip and seeing their faces light up when they talked about what they saw, pretty much says it all! It was definitely an experience they will cherish in their memories for the rest of their lives and they are certainly glad they did not miss it.

Their parting comment to me was that is was:

great value for such an incredible experience

I cannot agree more! If you want more information about Tall Ship whale watching you can book cruises or whole day adventures online or whale watching cruises in season for an experience of a lifetime!

Current Top Options Whale Watching In Gold Coast

Here's a selection of the best current deals at the moment for the whale watching in Gold Coast. Please check here for all whale watching options including Coolangatta option for those staying in southern Gold Coast.

  • Whale Watching From Surfers Paradise Great Season Opening Deal

    Surfers Paradise Whale Watching

    These cruises go from the heart of Surfers Paradise, so you don't need transfers! Departs 4 times per day - two in the morning morning, a midday and an afternoon departure.

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    Surfers Paradise Whale Watching
    3½ hours inc. Canal Cruise
    Great Value & Options for Visitors

    $99.00 NOW $59.00
    Child (0-14)
    $69.00 NOW $59.00
    Family (2A 2C)


    Surfers Paradise Whale Watch

    Whales in Paradise Cruising

    Surfers Paradise Whale Watching Cruises
    4 Cruises Per Day For Great Flexibility

    This is the only whale watching cruise that leaves from the centre of Surfers Paradise.

    If you are staying in Surfers, Broadbeach, Main Beach or even Southport, you can either walk (Surfers Paradise only) or take the new G:Link or a bus to this cruise. No need to use an attraction transfer for this one!

    If you need to drive, you can easily park across the road, under Circle on Cavill or Chevron Renaissance. Parking charges will apply.

    There are a couple of great advantages for this whale watch including the convenience of the departure location, a bonus canal cruise to see the houses of the rich and famous from the Gold Coast before you head out to see the whales and the flexibility to choose one of 4 daily cruises to see the whales.

    Cruises are just over 3 hours and depart at 8.30am, 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm daily. You need to be checked in at least 20 minutes before departure.

    This whale watching company offers the following guarantee: 'Guaranteed whale sightings or free return cruise.'

    All cruises are dependent upon weather conditions, which is why I always recommend you plan your itinerary for your holiday beforehand.

    Book your cruise before you arrive in Gold Coast and make sure it is early in the vacation.

    This is in case it has to be rescheduled due to weather conditions - it would be terrible to miss out on seeing the whales.

    BE QUICK. Click for more info or BOOK BEFORE END OF MAY Travel During 2018 Whale Watching Season & Save. Be Quick. Limited Time.

    Whale Watching from Surfers Paradise
    Adult $99 NOW $59
    Child (0-14 years) $69 NOW $59
    Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $267


    Outstanding Value - no credit card or booking fees. Print your own or use mobile vouchers.

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