Tasman Venture

The Tasman Venture is noted for its comfort, stability and service. Tasman Venture is the original whale watch tour operating since the inception of the industry. Hear the whales sing onboard the Tasman Venture with expert navigation equipment, hydrophone and underwater viewing.

Half Day Whale Watching Tour - PM
Adults: $102.00 / Children: $56.00

A Tasman Venture vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Half Day Whale Watching Tour. Passengers enjoy a tranquil cruise past a range of uninhabited island and then alongside the picture perfect Fraser Island. This journey to the Whales playground can include sightings of a range of marine and land animals. Morning or afternoon tea is provided throughout the cruising time. After a short time passengers can find themselves surrounded by a range of whales. Throughout the viewing time passengers may travel between pods depending on the activity levels.The friendly, expereinced staff will deliver informative commentary throughout the tour. The tour concludes with a comfortable cruise back to the marina in airconditioned comfort. An antipasto platter is provided on the return and snacks, drinks and souvenirs are available to purchase. Tour concludes approximately 4 hours after departure, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.

~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
A Tasman Venture vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Half Day Whale Watching Tour. Passengers enjoy a tranquil cruise through the Great Sandy Strait, along the remote pristine western side of World Heritage listed Fraser Island (K'Gari) to Australia's ultimate humpback whale playground. Stand on our specially designed platform which will take you to the water's edge. You'll be face-to-face when a giant whale spy hops for an up close and personal interaction, you may even get your feet wet! Now that's close encounters of a different kind! Learn about these majestic mammals and other marine creatures including dolphins, turtles, dugongs, sharks and sea birds. You will also gain knowledge on Fraser Island (K'gari) and surrounding areas. Research and conservation is another aspect of our tours with expert commentary from our passionate and dedicated crew. Our fast and luxurious catamaran enables you to travel to the whale watching grounds in the fastest possible time. This means more time with the whales for an unforgettable tour in the whale watch capital of the world. Hervey Bay is where the whales come to stay and play. Our specifically designed vessel has large decks, including our famous water level viewing platform, offering unobstructed whale watching of these gentle giants of the sea. Watch the whales from our air-conditioned underwater viewing rooms. You'll be eye to eye when these inquisitive humpbacks come in close to the vessel for some people watching. Tour concludes approximately 4 hours after departure, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.

Departure Days:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2020~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
Daily between 13JUL-27OCT.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
Daily between 11JUL-25OCT.~~~~

Departure Point:
Great Sandy Straits marina, Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay.

Departure Time:
1:30pm.

Pickup:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Dropoff:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Duration:
4 hours.

Meals:
- Afternoon tea.

Not Included:
- Additional food, drinks, souvenirs are available to pruchase. Fully licensed bar.

Inclusions:
- Half day whale watching tour.
- Close encounters whale watching DVD.
- Underwater viewing windows.
- Access to unique water level viewing platform.
- Return Hervey Bay accommodation transfers.
- Wi-Fi.

What to Bring:
- Hat, sunscreen, jacket and camera.

Adults $102.00
Children $56.00
Half Day Whale Watching Tour - AM
Adults: $102.00 / Children: $56.00

A Tasman Venture vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Half Day Whale Watching Tour. Passengers enjoy a tranquil cruise past a range of uninhabited island and then alongside the picture perfect Fraser Island. This journey to the Whales playground can include sightings of a range of marine and land animals. Morning or afternoon tea is provided throughout the cruising time. After a short time passengers can find themselves surrounded by a range of whales. Throughout the viewing time passengers may travel between pods depending on the activity levels.The friendly, expereinced staff will deliver informative commentary throughout the tour. The tour concludes with a comfortable cruise back to the marina in airconditioned comfort. An antipasto platter is provided on the return and snacks, drinks and souvenirs are available to purchase. Tour concludes approximately 4 hours after departure, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
A Tasman Venture vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Half Day Whale Watching Tour. Passengers enjoy a tranquil cruise through the Great Sandy Strait, along the remote pristine western side of World Heritage listed Fraser Island (K'Gari) to Australia's ultimate humpback whale playground. Stand on our specially designed platform which will take you to the water's edge. You'll be face-to-face when a giant whale spy hops for an up close and personal interaction, you may even get your feet wet! Now that's close encounters of a different kind! Learn about these majestic mammals and other marine creatures including dolphins, turtles, dugongs, sharks and sea birds. You will also gain knowledge on Fraser Island (K'gari) and surrounding areas. Research and conservation is another aspect of our tours with expert commentary from our passionate and dedicated crew. Our fast and luxurious catamaran enables you to travel to the whale watching grounds in the fastest possible time. This means more time with the whales for an unforgettable tour in the whale watch capital of the world. Hervey Bay is where the whales come to stay and play. Our specifically designed vessel has large decks, including our famous water level viewing platform, offering unobstructed whale watching of these gentle giants of the sea. Watch the whales from our air-conditioned underwater viewing rooms. You'll be eye to eye when these inquisitive humpbacks come in close to the vessel for some people watching. Tour concludes approximately 4 hours after departure, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.

Departure Days:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2001~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
Daily between 13JUL-27OCT.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
Daily between 11JUL-25OCT.~~~~

Departure Point:
Great Sandy Straits marina, Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay.

Departure Time:
8:30am.

Pickup:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Dropoff:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Duration:
4 hours.

Meals:
- Morning tea.

Not Included:
- Additional food, drinks, souvenirs are available to purchase. Fully licensed bar.

Inclusions:
- Half day whale watching tour.
- Close encounters whale watching DVD.
- Underwater viewing windows.
- Access to unique water level viewing platform.
- Return Hervey Bay accommodation transfers.
- Wi-Fi.

What to Bring:
Hat, sunscreen, jacket and camera.

Adults $102.00
Children $56.00
Remote Fraser Island Tour - RFIT
Adults: $160.00 / Children: $98.00

A Tasman Venture vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a Remote Fraser Island Tour. The tour begins with a cruise along the shores of Fraser Island and can include sightings of dolphins, turtles, dugons, bird life and dingos. Passengers will be served with morning tea during the cruise. After a short cruise passengers will be transfered to Fraser Island by an amphibious watercraft designed to drive right up onto the beach in order for passengers to disembark with ease and stay dry. On Fraser Island passengers will enjoy the crystal clear waters of Wathumba Creek, choosing from a range of activities includiing snorkeling with turtles, kayaking, swimming or beach walks. Lunch is then served back on the boat. Following an Aussie BBQ buffet lunch we continue along the shores of Fraser Island up to Awinya or Bowarrady Creeks. Here passengers can enjoy the amazing diverse natural surroundings while kayaking, swimming, snorkelling, nature walks, beach activites and free water sports. Concluding the tour is a cruise back to the marina including an anti-pasto platter. Tour concludes at approximately 5:00pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Great Sandy Straits Marina, Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay.

Departure Time:
8:00am.

Pickup:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Dropoff:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Duration:
9 hours.

Meals:
- Morning and afternoon tea.
- Aussie BBQ buffet lunch.

Not Included:
- Additional food, drinks, souvenirs are available to purchase. Fully licensed bar.

Inclusions:
- Cruise along Fraser Island.
- Transfer to Fraser Island via amphibious watercraft.
- Range of activities including snorkelling with turtles, kayaking, swimming, beach walks or beach fishing.
- Visit Awinya or Bowarrady Creeks.
- Return Hervey Bay accommodation transfers.

What to Bring:
- Camera, swimsuit and towel, sunglasses and hat, walking shoes, sunscreen.

Adults $160.00
Children $98.00
Remote Fraser Island Tour - Whale Season
Adults: $169.00 / Children: $160.00

Experience the unique and untouched remote west coast of Fraser Island (K'gari) and enjoy up close and personal encounters with majestic Humpback whales. This is no ordinary Fraser Island and whale watching day tour. With Tasman Venture you can discover the hidden and remote parts Fraser Island whilst marvelling at the acrobatics of the whales in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, kayaking and swimming. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an unforgettable experience you will never forget. World Heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and offers unparalleled natural beauty. Spot the amazing variety of wildlife in the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy Strait Biosphere and Fraser Island including dolphins, turtles, dugongs, birds, whales and dingoes. Enjoy the tranquillity of a guided kayak tour through natural surrounds or experience our thrill seeking water sports on the calm, protected waters of Hervey Bay. Snorkel or swim in crystal clear waters with turtles, rays and many fish species. Take in the spectacular views as you explore the ancient sand dunes or walk along nine kilometres of secluded, white sandy beaches. Be on the lookout for Humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with these majestic creatures as they frolic in the calm, clear waters off Fraser Island. Marvel at their sheer athleticism as they explode out of the water in a spectacular breach or be awestruck as you come face to face as they spy hop right next to the boat.
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
Experience the unique and untouched remote west coast of Fraser Island (K'gari) and enjoy up close and personal encounters with majestic Humpback whales. This is no ordinary Fraser Island and whale watching day tour. With Tasman Venture you can discover the hidden and remote parts Fraser Island whilst marvelling at the acrobatics of the whales in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, kayaking and swimming. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an unforgettable experience you will never forget. World Heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and offers unparalleled natural beauty. Spot the amazing variety of wildlife in the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy Strait Biosphere and Fraser Island including dolphins, turtles, dugongs, birds, whales and dingoes. Enjoy the tranquillity of a guided kayak tour through natural surrounds or experience our thrill seeking water sports on the calm, protected waters of Hervey Bay. Snorkel or swim in crystal clear waters with turtles, rays and many fish species. Take in the spectacular views as you explore the ancient sand dunes or walk along nine kilometres of secluded, white sandy beaches. Be on the lookout for Humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with these majestic creatures as they frolic in the calm, clear waters off Fraser Island. Marvel at their sheer athleticism as they explode out of the water in a spectacular breach or be awestruck as you come face to face as they spy hop right next to the boat. Guests now have the once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy an intimate, immersive whale experience that allows guests to get closer to the majestic creatures than ever before and swim with them in their own natural environment.

Departure Days:
.
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2020~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
Daily between 13JUL-27OCT.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
Daily between 11JUL-25OCT.~~~~

Departure Point:
Great Sandy Straits Marina, Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay.
.

Departure Time:
7:30am.

Pickup:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Dropoff:
Hervey Bay accommodation.

Duration:
9 hours.

Meals:
- Morning and afternoon tea.
- Aussie BBQ buffet lunch.

Not Included:
- Additional food, drinks, souvenirs are available to purchase. Fully licensed bar.

Inclusions:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2020~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
- Cruise along Fraser Island.
- Transfer to Fraser Island via amphibious watercraft.
- Range of activities including snorkelling with turtles, kayaking, swimming, beach walks or beach fishing.
- Visit Awinya or Bowarrady Creeks.
- Return Hervey Bay accommodation transfers.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
- Cruise along Fraser Island.
- Transfer to Fraser Island via amphibious watercraft.
- Whale immersion experience (subject to conditions).
- Wetsuits for the Swim with Whales experience.
- Range of activities including snorkelling with turtles, kayaking, swimming, beach walks or beach fishing.
- Visit Awinya or Bowarrady Creeks.
- Return Hervey Bay accommodation transfers.~~~~

What to Bring:
- Camera, swimsuit and towel, sunglasses and hat, walking shoes, sunscreen.

Adults $169.00
Children $160.00

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