If you're seeking a thrilling adventure on the Sunshine Coast, whale watching should be at the top of your list. Mooloolaba is a top destination for whale watching cruises on the Sunshine Coast and is located less than an hour's drive from Noosa.
Here is everything you need to know about whale watching on the Sunshine Coast, including when to go, what to bring, and what to expect on a whale watching cruise.
At Adrenaline, we offer some of the best whale watching experiences on the Sunshine Coast, so you can find the perfect tour to suit your needs. Each tour departs from the Mooloolaba Marina. From intimate tours that will save you from getting caught in the crowds, to underwater cameras live streaming the Whales below the sea, there is a whale watching experience for everyone.
If you are looking to take your whale watching adventure to the next level, you can even jump into the water and get up close to a humpback whale in its natural habitat.
The ideal time for whale watching on the Sunshine Coast is from June to early November, during the humpback whale migration along the east coast of Australia, where they can be spotted in the waters surrounding Mooloolaba.
During this period, you may also be lucky enough to spot other whale species, such as southern right whales, dwarf minke whales, and blue whales.
It can never be 100% guaranteed that you will see whales on your whale watching cruise. If you are unlucky and do miss out on finding whales on your cruise, certain operators will let you rebook your experience for free or at a discounted rate. We recommend you read the product’s T&Cs before booking.
Whale watching tours on the Sunshine Coast typically range from 1.5 to 4 hours so you can choose a cruise that suits your preferences and schedule. Longer cruises typically include lunch on board.
Whale watching tours on the Sunshine Coast are an excellent gift for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to witness the beauty of these magnificent creatures up close. Book your Mooloolaba whale watching cruise today and prepare for an exhilarating adventure.