Island Resort’s whale watching season has officially begun, with a record
number of 33,000 Humpback whales expected to navigate the waters of Moreton
third year running, Tangalooma Island Resort is partnering with The Kid’s
Cancer Project to donate $5 for every whale sighted from the Tangalooma Jet
during the 2018 season.
trippers can choose from three different first-rate whale watching cruise
packages, available daily, starting from just $129 per adult and $89 per child.*
All packages include lunch and access to a complimentary ‘happy snap’ digital
image, plus all of the whale watching cruises come with a whale sighting
guarantee; if no whales are spotted on your cruise, you will get your money
back or a free return cruise. For more information
or to book visit here.
Eco Centre and
Dolphin Care Manager of the Resort, Sue Hassard says the five-month migration
will be a major drawcard for Brisbane residents and visitors alike, all eager
to spot these ocean giants surface just metres from the vessel.
expecting over 16,000 guests to board one of the 100 whale watching cruises we’ll
run this year. It’ll be our biggest and best season yet!” Ms Hassard said.
Say Hello to the Tangalooma Whale Watch boat crew, Jamin (Master), Sam, Misa, Matt, Jayden and Eco Rangers James, Jess and Brendan. Photo: Facebook.
Island Resort operates the closest whale watching experience in Brisbane, with
the scenic cruises departing daily from the Brisbane River.
really sets us apart is that day trippers can escape the city and experience
whale watching in three different ways, by boat, by land and by air, without
having to travel outside of their backyard.
tours up to Cape Moreton and Helicopter joy flights around the island provide
two other unique vantage points for spotting these majestic creatures.
is also the only location where you can watch whales and feed wild dolphins all
on the same day.”
Island Resort pioneered whale watching tours in 1987 and has now grown to
become Australia’s most experienced whale watching operator.
watching crew has over 100 years’ experience combined, which is something
really unique to us.
we run a tour, guests always marvel at the real-time facts and insightful
commentary our Eco Rangers provide, on these majestic marine mammals. It really
completes the experience.”
Resort’s whale watching season will run from June to October 2018, with cruises
aboard Australia’s largest dedicated whale watching vessel – the Tangalooma Jet.
40-metre high speed catamaran is equipped to move over 380 guests, however in the
interests of providing the regions best whale watching experience, numbers are
capped at 180 guests. This means all guests have 360-degree views of every fin,
breach and spy hop, and extra room and stability only a large vessel provides.
Read our 2017
experience here and stay tuned as we will be jetting out to watch whales
ourselves on July 7.