Whale Watching Gold Coast

Are you looking for an unforgettable Gold Coast Whale Watching experience with 100% guaranteed daily sightings? Whales in Paradise is your answer! We will provide you with the most intimate and memorable encounter with Humpback Whales on the Gold Coast. As the first Whale Watching Operator on the Gold Coast and a family-run business, we take pride in offering you a Whale Watching Cruise with a difference.
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  • Adult
    $95
  • Child (0-14 years)
    $60
  • Family Pass (2 Adults, 2 Children)
    $250
  • Concession
    $89

Flexible Dates

Tickets can be moved if you change your plans.

100% Refundable *

If you don’t see a whale on your trip.

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Water level viewing deck

Whale Watching Gold Coast

Our state-of-the-art vessel and knowledgeable staff ensure a whale watching experience you won’t forget! Get up-close and personal with the gentle giants of the sea from our unrivaled water-level viewing decks. We limit passenger numbers to make sure you have a fantastic experience- so have your cameras ready! Our guaranteed rail-side viewing means a 360º unobstructed view of the Humpback’s spectacular acrobatic displays- and don’t forget the cheeky dolphins and turtles keeping us company along the way!

Our Staff

Whale Watching Gold Coast

Whales in Paradise is the original Gold Coast whale watching company – having been operating since 2004.  We are family owned and operated, but we also ensure our crew are experienced, entertaining and dedicated to providing you with the closest whale encounters possible.

Our crew are popular with our passengers for their friendly and enthusiastic customer service. You will be be kept entertained, informed and most importantly – well catered for by each of our crew members.

The Tours

At Whales in Paradise, our tours even include a FREE Rich & Famous Waterways Cruise through the stunning Nerang waterways. Cruise past the magnificent homes and gardens of the stars as our entertaining crew keep you up-to-date with the Gold Coast’s latest Hollywood gossip- all this topped off with complimentary tea, coffee & biscuits- a perfect way to start your tour.Whale Watching Gold CoastWith tours departing three times a day, seven days a week, it couldn’t be easier to have the Whale Watching experience of your dreams. Choose from a Morning cruise, Midday cruise or an Idyllic Afternoon cruise. Departing right from the heart of Surfers Paradise, a truly magical experience with the most enchanting creatures of the sea is waiting at your doorstep. Secure your seats now!