Sunshine Coast Swimming with Humpback Whales

Highlights & inclusions

Enjoy the waters of the Sunshine Coast
Swim with humpback whales
Four-hour experience
Six people maximum
Knowledgeable crew and in water guide
Participants must be 10 + years of age
or 4 payments of $87.50 with more info

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Swim with humpback whales off the Sunshine Coast. Led by experienced freedivers, this four-hour tour offers you and a small group of up to six the chance to swim alongside one of the world's largest and most gentle creatures. While every effort is made to ensure you can swim with the whales, this experience is subject to daily conditions and the whales' behavior. All necessary gear is provided, though you are welcome to bring your own swimsuits. Swimming with these gentle giants is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories.


What you need to know

  • Four-hour swim experience
  • Knowledgeable crew and in water guide
  • Fins, mask and wetsuit
  • This experience has a duration of four hours
Departure Location
  • This experience's location is in Sunshine Coast with the meeting location to be confirmed by the tour operator
What To Bring
  • Camera
  • Water and snacks
  • Towel
  • Warm jacket or rain coat
  • Your dive gear - mask fins and wetsuit if you have it, other let us know if you need hire gear
Terms And Conditions
  • All participants must be 10+ years to enjoy this experience
  • Weather is monitored and you will be informed approximately 3 days prior if conditions are looking less ideal, and will confirm the day prior
  • Certification is not required, but participants must be in good health and physically fit to join the water activities
  • This experience adheres to the Australian National Guidelines for Whale and Dolphin Watching 2017 and the Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2017 Act
  • Disclaimer 1: There is no guarantee of whales or getting in the water with whales. The experience provider reserves the right to decide which whales are suitable and which are not. This is an organic experience and every interaction is on the whale's behalf. The provider reserves the right to cancel the trip at any given time in adverse weather conditions. Lastly, if you pose a threat to yourself, others or the whale by not listening to crew instructions this could also result in a termination of the trip or in water activities
  • Disclaimer 2: By booking this experience, participants acknowledge and understand that they will interact with large animals. While the experience provider has taken all necessary precautions to ensure a safe and controlled environment, it is important to recognise that there is always an inherent risk associated with such activities
  • If the skipper and crew do not see any whales on the trip they will assess conditions and take you to a snorkelling spot to swim with turtles instead, at that point they will only charge you for snorkelling at the Mudjimba trip, and you can use your leftover credit for any of our other trips. Sometimes whales are a little shy and might be involved in a ‘heat run’ (mating behaviours). A heat run is often accompanied by lots of tail and peck fin slaps in which case it would not be safe to enter the water
Cancellation Policy
  • No refunds however rescheduling is allowed
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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