Whale Swim & Watch

Hervey Bay Dive Centre operates the regions only dedicated whale swim experience when the humpbacks visit Hervey Bay between July and October.
Their professional PADI Dive Team give 100% to ensure you get the experience of a lifetime.

The swim experience takes place via a 20m mermaid line connected to the stern of the vessel.

PLEASE NOTE: Swimming with the whales is conditions dependant and only do so with the right whales and on their terms.

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Tour Inclusions

All equipment provided: including a wetsuit, mask, snorkel and safety gear.

The swim experience takes place via a 20m mermaid line connected to the stern of the vessel.

Even if we cannot swim for one reason or another their tour offers a unique and personal whale watch encounter in the best whale watching destination in the world, Hervey Bay!

  • Type:  Power-cats (catamaran)
  • Capacity:  Utopia @ 12 guests + 2 crew; Arcadia @ 30 guests and 3 crew
  • Facilities:  Cabin, full-size toilet
  • Viewing:  Water-level viewing decks
  • Length:  10 metres & 12 metres respectively
  • Speed:  20 knots (max 32)
  • Wheelchair/Pram access:  No

Children under 8 years are not permitted to swim with the whales and a parental guardian must remain with them on the vessel. If 2 guardians are present they can interchange between the vessel and swimming when conditions permit. The tour is not suitable for children under 4 years.

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