Swim with Humpback Whales, 3.5 Hours - Mooloolaba

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Feel the thrill of jumping in the water and swimming with humpback whales on this unique whale watching and swimming cruise on Australia's Sunshine Coast.

Mooloolaba (Sunshine Coast)
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  • Description
    • Experience the thrill of swimming with humpback whales
    • Cruise around the Sunshine Coast spotting whales and other marine life
    • If on the day the boat doesn’t sight a whale, you will be eligible for 50% off your next trip

    Get your heart racing with the once in a lifetime experience of swimming with mighty humpback whales on Australia's Sunshine Coast. During whale season this whale watching cruise takes you out from Mooloolaba and get you geared up to jump in the water and feel the exhilaration of getting up close with these gigantic but gentle sea creatures.

    These whale watching and swimming trips are approximately four hours in duration and all swimmers will be provided with wetsuits and snorkelling equipment so that you're ready for your underwater adventure. You'll be briefed on the boat before taking the plunge so you know what to expect from the thrilling experience of swimming with whales.

    Once a whale is spotted, the boat will go into neutral about 100 metres or more away from the whale. The trained crew on board will determine if the conditions are safe and then swimmers can jump into the water and hold onto the floating line attached to the boat. Feel your blood pumping as you share the water with huge humpback whales.

    When your'e in the water the encounter is on the whales' terms. Whales are renowned for being curious creatures so they might come over towards you or they might just keep swimming past or away. They're wild creatures so while the experience provider does everything in their power to ensure whale encounters, they can't guarantee that you will be able to swim with them. But if the boat doesn't sight a whale, you will be eligible for 50% off your next trip.

    Intensity: 5.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 5.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • You need to be a competent swimmer
    • Minimum age is eight years, but children 8-15 years must be strong swimmers or just observe, and require a parent of guardian to remain with them at all times
    • Unfortunately, if you are pregnant you can not go on this tour 
    • No push chairs or wheelchair access
    • Children under 8 are not permitted on board

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Warm clothes to change back into
    • If you are prone to sea sickness we advise you seek advise from a chemist before the cruis

    What is Supplied

    • Approximately four hour whale watching/swimming with whales experience
    • All equipment is provided (wetsuit, snorkel)

    More Information

    • Trips run with a maximum of 20 participants
    • All encounters are conducted in accordance with the Australian National Guidelines for Whale and Dolphin Watching (2005) as well as the experience provider's own strict Code of Practice which has been developed with whale researchers and experts to ensure increase the knowledge around these amazing creatures. Their commitment includes recording information about every whale sighting and offering spots on every boat for the researchers to get out into the field to collect their own data. Guests can also participate, if they wish, using whale spotting sheets.
    • As whales are wild animals t cannot be guaranteed that everyone will get to swim with the whales. However, if the boat does not see any whales during your trip, you will have the opportunity to rebook at a 50% discount. In the event that poor weather conditions cause cancellation, any guests not able to be booked on another tour will receive a refund

  • 2 Reviews
    2 Reviews
    4.5 out of 5

    Great experience. So glad I got to swim with the whales, such a memorable experience.

    Zee   4 out of 5

    Had an awesome time, loved the adventure. The Captain and crew made us all feel welcome and safe. Recommend this to anyone wanting to get close to whales??

    Ros R   5 out of 5
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Mooloolaba (Sunshine Coast)

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