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Coolangatta Whale Watching Tours

17Coolangatta is the gateway to the Gold Coast and Queensland’s most amazing whale watching experience at Whales in Paradise. The picturesque coastal town of Coolangatta offers a myriad of activities for the adventurous, the nature-lover and the pamper-seeking traveller; from world famous surfing breaks and nature hikes to the peaceful tranquility of a petite coastline town, adorned with boutique stores & beauty spas. Coolangatta is even family friendly, offering a myriad of affordable restaurants and accommodation. This little slice of paradise offers sublime views- take a drive up to the top of Greenmount Hill for views to the north and to the south over Rainbow Bay and Snapper Rocks- home to the Quiksilver and Roxy pro world surfing title events.

Famous for its pristine beaches and tranquil natural beauty, Coolangatta is only 30 minutes from world-renowned Surfers Paradise and unrivalled whale watching at Whales in Paradise. Take a short, sun-soaked drive up the coast to discover Surfer’s vibrant holiday atmosphere, world-class shopping and the most intimate, memorable encounter with Humpback Whales on the Gold Coast.

Staying in Coolangatta? Whales in Paradise will pick you up direct from your hotel accommodation. As we travel up the breath-taking Australian coastline, ask our friendly driver for the latest whale updates, he keeps his finger on the ocean’s pulse!

Upon arrival in Surfers Paradise, Whales in Paradise will provide you with the most intimate and memorable whale watching experience on the Gold Coast. Our state-of-the-art vessel and knowledgeable staff will 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. Have your cameras ready- our guaranteed rail-side viewing means a 360º unobstructed view of the Humpbacks’ spectacular acrobatic displays- not to mention the cheeky dolphins and turtles keeping us company along the way!

At Whales in Paradise, our tours even include a Rich & Famous Waterways Cruise along the stunning Nerang waterways. Cruise past the magnificent homes and gardens of the stars where our entertaining crew will keep you up to date with the Gold Coast’s latest Hollywood gossip- a perfect way to start your tour!

With tours departing twice daily, seven days a week, you can look forward to a fun-filled morning or an idyllic sunset cruise. Paradise is waiting for you and is only 20minutes from Coolangatta. With transfers direct from your Coolangatta hotel and our vessel departing right from the heart of Surfers Paradise, it couldn’t be easier to have a truly magical experience with the most enchanting creatures of the sea.

Coolangatta is gateway to the sumptuous beauty of the Gold Coast- and Whales in Paradise is your gateway to a truly incredible whale watching experience. Come and join us soon!

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