Spirit of Hervey Bay


An Experience of a Lifetime awaits you aboard The Spirit Of Hervey Bay!

The Spirit of Hervey Bay is a 20 metre ocean going catamaran and operates Humpback Whale watching tours during the season of late July to late October each year. Specifically built for whale watching the Spirit provides first class cruising and comfort for your whale watching day which takes you into the Hervey Bay Marine Park located between Fraser Island and the City of Hervey Bay.

This vessel is the first of its kind in the world and offers a new and exciting way to watch the whales -through underwater viewing windows. Four each of these windows are located in both hulls of the vessel and provide unparalleled whale watching opportunities. The Spirit has fully walk around upper and lower decks as well as the ever popular large foredeck, where people may sit in complete safety and comfort in the whale watching area.

We provide world class facilities for our whale watch passengers.

Vessel Information
World first feature - underwater viewing windows for unique viewing purpose built whale watching vessel - a 20 metre fast ocean going catamaran has fully walk around upper and lower decks as well as; a large foredeck, a hydrophone which offers the opportunity of listening live to the whales sing, is operated by one of the most experienced crews, crew are all fully versed in the Department of Environment, protective guidelines and strictly adhere to all requirements.


  • Expert commentary
  • Hydrophone equipped to listen to the whale songs
  • Largest underwater viewing rooms
  • Kids activities
  • Bow cameras
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • FREE souvenir whale DVD
  • FREE WiFi
  • Return Transfers - Hervey Bay hotels


3/4 Day Cruise:
15 July - 17 September 2017 & 02 - 31 October 2017
Departs 8.30am, returning 2.00pm

3/4 Day Cruise includes morning tea & buffet lunch

1/2 Day Cruise:
18 September - 01 October 2017
Departs 8.30am, returning 12.30pm
Departs 1.30pm, returning 5.30pm

1/2 Day AM & PM Cruise includes morning tea or afternoon tea consisting of cakes, savoury breads, biscuits etc bottomless tea, coffee, hot chocolate

Cruise departs from Whale Bay Marina, Buccaneer Drive, Urangan, Hervey Bay. Boarding time is 15 minutes prior to departure

Additional Information

Children: 3 years and under are free of charge. Children 4 - 14 years are charged at the child rate. Family rates available for 2A+2C
What to Bring: Camera, sunscreen, hat, jacket, flat shoes, polaroid sunglasses, money for drinks
Operated By: Spirit of Hervey Bay

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