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Half Day Swim with Whales Experience from Sunshine Coast

Mum & Calf - credit Migration Media - Underwater Imaging

Experience the rare opportunity of swimming with humpback whales. Take a boat ride off the Sunshine Coast of Queensland and then head into the water. Watch the whales gracefully glide by as you swim.

  • Mum & Calf - credit Migration Media - Underwater Imaging
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  • Whale breaching in front of Glasshouse Mtns 1 - photo by Katie Jackson
  • Swimmers with whale coming close
  • Swimmers on line credit from below Brett Wortman
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Adult/Child (Age 8 & over)
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Adult/Child (Age 8 & over)
USD 122.21
USD 122.21
  • Duration: 5 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Snacks / Wetsuit / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Boat trip fee
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 06:45 Check-in at Sunreef Mooloolaba
  • 07:00 Introduction and Safety Briefing
    Swimmers ready to go 0236Credit Migration Media - Underwater Imaging Before heading out to sea, friendly staff will walk you through a basic introduction and safety briefing about the whales and the boat. Learn more about these gentle giants as the staff shares insights about them.
  • Departure from Sunreef Mooloolaba
  • Whale Sightings and Swimming
    Swimmer photgraphing whale belly_DSC6530 Credit Migration Media - Underwater Imaging When a whale is sighted, the staff will put the boat into neutral at least 100 meters away from the whale. If conditions are deemed safe, you can begin enjoying your time in the water with these amazing creatures. Get up close and marvel at their beauty as they swim by you.
  • 12:00-13:00 Check-out at Sunreef Mooloolaba
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Guests must know how to swim competently in the open ocean to participate in the swimming activity. Please note that this tour can be a relatively strenuous activity.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • If less than 7 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 8 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must know how to swim to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Hat
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please call the Dive Centre between 15:00 to 17:00 the day before to reconfirm the tour's departure time. If the weather is due to change later in the day, trips can be moved forward to avoid cancellation. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
    • If guests did not contact the Dive Centre and missed departure, there will be no refunds.
    • Participants 17 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • Please note that each participant should fill out the Swim with Whales Waiver from this url: http://www.sunreef.com.au/more/sunreefdiverstatements/whales/
Additional Note(s)
    • Please note that swimming with the whales is not guaranteed, as this is an experience in the whales’ natural environment.
    • For the safety of both guests and the whales, the tour staff will make the final decision as to whether it is safe to swim with the whales. Additionally, the staff will have the final say as to a guest’s in-water ability.
    • All guests must follow staff instructions at all times to ensure the safety of participants and provide the best experience.
    • Life vests are available upon request but are not compulsory.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions. Any cancellations due to weather will result in rescheduling. If this is not possible, a full refund will be given.
    • If whales are not sighted on the day of the tour, guests may book another experience at a 50% discounted rate on site.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 07:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 122.21
USD 122.21

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Pick-up Not available
Duration 5 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Half Day Swim with Whales Experience from Sunshine Coast