Spirit of Gold Coast is a family owned and operated business with over 20 years whale watching experience. We invite you to join us today for a memorable adventure. There are those moments in life that truly take your breath away, and we happen to think spotting a 40 ton humpback whale in the wild is probably high up there on the list.
Whale Watching Boat
Children (4-14 years): $59
Seniors & Students: $79
Family Special (2 Adults & 2 Children): $236
As one of the Pioneers of Whale Watching on the east coast of Australia our guarantee is that if Whales are not sighted on the day of the cruise we will provide vouchers for the passengers aboard to return free of charge on another day.*
Within minutes our vessel Spirit of Gold Coast will have you up close and personal with these majestic creatures as they embark on their annual migration along the east coast of Australia. This amazing journey is a truly captivating experience, as right before your very eyes these 40 ton humpback whales breach, wave their pectoral fins and slap their tails.
Each trip aboard our 24 meter Power Catamaran is unique with sightings varying from day to day. We are privileged to see these magnificent mammals in their natural environment and we must do our best to protect these beautiful creatures.
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Leaves from Mariners Cove Marina, Berth 95, Arm D, next to Helicopter Pad, 60-70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
Departs 9.30am, 7 days a week
2 ½ to 3 hour Whale Watching experience
Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits upon arrival
Qualified, professional crew to ensure your experience is memorable
Informative local commentary
Spirit vessel has excellent 360º viewing from upper and lower decks, a fully licensed bar; this boat was designed for your comfort!
Our Vessel is a 24metre Catamaran built to International Marine Standards (Bureau Veritas) designed for maximum stability and comfort, surveyed for 170 passengers + five crew in open waters and 200 passengers in calm waters. During the whale season we limit our numbers to a maximum of 145 to give all passengers space to move around and take advantage of great viewing positions.
Last year Majestic White Whale ‘Migaloo’ (‘White Fella’ in the Aboriginal language) passed our shores on Wednesday 1st of July which passengers and crew aboard Spirit of Gold Coast were fortunate to see.
Migaloo photographed by Sandra Broom on board Spirit of Gold Coast.
This photo was captured by Sandra Broom on the day.
In 2006, 2007 and 2008 Migaloo was elusive as he past the Gold Coast, with no confirmed sightings.
Spirit is the only boat in Australia to have sighted Migaloo three consecutive years in 2003, 2004 and 2005.