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Whale Watching half day tour Townsville

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Morning departure

-Check in at 08.30 a.m. for a 9 a.m.departure at Sealink ferry terminal

– up to 3 hours cruising off the coast of Townsville (morning tea is served)

– 12 p.m. return back to Townsville

*Afternoon departure: see itinerary above, check in at 1 p.m. for 1.30 p.m. departure, return at 04.30 p.m.


Adult: $ 79

Child 5-14 years old: $ 59 ( 4 years old and under travel FREE of charge)

Family of 2 adult and 2 or more child receive 10% discount

What’s included:

-3 hour cruise on a modern, air conditioned fast catamaran

-On-board commentary

-Morning or afternoon tea

-complimentary tea and coffee

-EMC (Great Barrier Reef Management Charge)

What to bring: jacket for cooler months, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water bottle, cash or card for extra purchases on board.

2019 Dates

July: 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th and 31st

August: 3rd, 14th, 17th and 31st

Morning departure time: 9 a.m. from Sealink ferry terminal, Townsville. Return time: 12 p.m.

Afternoon departure time: 1.30 p.m. from Sealink ferry terminal, Townsville. Return time: 04.30 p.m.

Townsville Whale Watching – 3 hour cruise – Whale season July-August

Morning and afternoon cruises available

Each year the waters surrounding Townsville, Magnetic Island and The Palm Island Group come alive with the annual migration of the majestic Humpback Whale. These amazing mammals love playing in the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef and migrate every year to feed, mate and give birth before returning south with their calves, often showing off with breaches, tail slapping and even a close up wink when they are feeling extra curious.

Mid-July to August is a prime time for whale watching and this cruise is the perfect opportunity to enjoy an encounter with these gentle giants.


No age restriction

Fitness level required: basic

Group size: 1-100

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