Pacific Whale Foundation

Pacific Whale Foundation  is an international NGO and world pioneer in sustainable ecotourism. We have been working to protect the oceans and marine life since being founded in 1980 to protect a declining humpback whale population from global threats, including commercial whaling.

3 departures daily:

7am – 10am (opportunity to swim with the whales)

11am – 2pm

2:30pm – 5:30pm

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Tour Inclusions

EXCLUSIVE! Interaction with onboard Whale Researcher

Expert commentary from certified Marine Naturalists

Underwater hydrophones to listen to live whale songs

FREE snacks, soft drinks & Whalewatch Guide

Whale sightings guaranteed or get a free return ticket

Eco Friendly

You will be 1 of 9 passengers in the water. When conditions permit, you will enter the water in the vicinity of humpback whales. While in the water you will hold on to a mermaid line while their on board researcher records whale behaviour. A trained lifeguard will accompany passengers in the water at all times.

Swimming with the whales is only for the first departure.

Swimming with whales is contingent on whale and weather conditions.

Primary focus during the trip will be to obtain necessary research data.

Vessels may not approach whales closer than 100 metres, they must allow the whales to come to the boat.

Wetsuits and snorkel gear are provided.

Have a question about a tour? Call +61 7 4197 0778 and talk with a tour consultant or Enquire online
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