Whale WatchingBrisbane

Brisbane whale watching season: June to November

Experience unforgettable whale watching in Brisbane

Brisbane is one of the best places in Australia to see the majestic Humpback whales up close in their natural habitat. We are proud to offer you a hand selected range of tours operated by some of the most trusted and experienced tour operators in the industry, offering you an opportunity to witness one of nature’s most awe-inspiring spectacles. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, whale watching in Brisbane is a must-do activity that will leave you with lasting memories.

Book Your Brisbane Whale Watching Tour Today!

Ready to experience the magic of whale watching in Brisbane for yourself? 

Book your tour with us today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. Our tours offer spectacular views, close encounters with humpback whales, informative commentary, and an eco-friendly approach. Book now and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

Brisbane Whale Watching Tour Options

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What is Whale Watching?

Whale watching involves observing whales in their natural habitat. It is an opportunity to see these magnificent creatures up close and personal, and to witness their playful and majestic behaviour. Whale watching has become increasingly popular in recent years. Brisbane is an excellent location to go whale watching due to the large number of humpback whales that migrate along the coast each June to November. The migration is one of the largest in the world, with an estimated 20,000 whales making the journey north from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Queensland to breed and give birth to their calves, before returning back to the southern waters with their babies in tow. You are sure to be amazed by the incredible beauty of these gentle giants of the sea.

Highlights of your Brisbane whale watching tour:

So, what can you expect when you book a whale watching tour with us? Let’s dive in!

Brisbane Whale watching operators

When booking your whale watching tour with us, you can rest assured that you are choosing a company that prioritises safety and sustainability. All of the tours we offer are operated by experienced and qualified crews and whale watching tours operate under strict guidelines to protect the marine environment and the animals that live in it.

The tours are designed to minimise disturbance to the whales, and the operators are trained to keep a safe distance from the animals. You'll be asked to follow certain rules and regulations during the tour to ensure that the animals are not harmed in any way. This includes not touching or feeding the animals and not throwing any rubbish overboard.

Our tour operators contribute to conservation efforts by supporting research and education programs.Many operators participate in research and monitoring programs to gather information on the whales' behavior and migration patterns. This information is shared with scientists to improve our understanding of these magnificent creatures.

What happens when I book?

Booking your whale watching tour with us is easy and hassle-free. Simply browse our selection of tours and choose the one that suits your needs. Our online booking system makes it easy to book your tour and pay for it securely. Once you have booked your tour, you will receive a confirmation email with all the details you need, including the meeting point and time. You will also have the contact details of your whale watching operator in case you need to ask any questions.

What happens if we don’t see any Whales?

While we can't guarantee that you'll see whales on your tour - after all, these are wild animals that can be unpredictable - many of our tour operators do offer a sighting guarantee. This means that if you don't see any whales during your tour, you'll have the option to come back for another tour free of charge or receive a partial refund. Please check the details of your chosen tour before booking as conditions can vary between operators.


Very nice 👌 experience and geat crew and Captain 👍


Bruce Laimer

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Awesome day, as always. Thanks you Captain Kerrie! See you next year!!!


Jeanette Reid

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Beautiful day on the boat of Brisbane Whale watching at Redcliffe. Highly recommended.


Thao Nguyen

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Disclaimer: As a booking agent for whale watching tours in Brisbane, it’s important to note that when you book a tour through us, you’re purchasing from the tour operator themselves. This means that their terms and conditions will apply to your purchase, including any cancellation or rescheduling policies. While we work hard to ensure that all of the operators we partner with provide exceptional service, we cannot be held responsible for any issues that arise during the tour itself. The contact details for your tour operator are included on your booking confirmation. If you can’t find these details on your booking confirmation you can contact us. Please allow up to 48hrs for a reply.

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