Whale Watching Experience Of A Lifetime

At Whales in Paradise, we don’t just offer a tour – but an experience! With the most up-close-and-personal viewing decks on the Gold Coast & Brisbane and friendly and professional staff, we guarantee you will enjoy an incredible day of whale watching with us. The humpback whale is playful and curious, a tour with Whales in Paradise will give you a truly intimate encounter with these gentle giants of the ocean.

Whales in Paradise was the Gold Coast’s first whale watching tour operator and we pride ourselves on being pioneers in the local industry. We keep our tour groups to an optimal size, ensuring all of our passengers enjoy optimal visibility and proximity to whales, dolphins, and the many other kinds of marine life we encounter.

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A bit about us...

Whales in Paradise was registered in 2004 as the Gold Coast’s first whale watching company…

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About Our Whale Watching Vessel

Our vessel Mahi Mahi is a purpose built catermaran specifically selected for whale watching on the Gold Coast. She is a large, modern and spacious vessel with whale friendly design features, combine this with our experienced and knowledgeable crew that are dedicated to providing you the closest whale encounters possible, you can be assured of a whale watching experience not to forget.

  • Large Stable Catamaran
  • Water level viewing deck – gets you closer to the whales
  • Unobstructed 360 degree viewing decks
  • Guaranteed rail side position
  • Small Groups – Personalized Service
  • Whale Friendly Design & Lowest Engine Emissions

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