Runaway Bay Whale Watching

- Gold Coast, QLD -

Runaway Bay Whale Watching

Looking for a more intimate whale watching experience on the Gold Coast? Look no further than this Runaway Bay Whale Watching cruise, committed to sharing their passion for the ocean and providing you with an educational and awe-inspiring trip.
Operating on a smaller vessels, you’re placed closer to the water’s edge and closer to the action. With highly knowledgeable and experienced skippers at your side, you’re sure to learn all about these magnificent creatures. And, if you don’t get to see any whales during your trip, the tour operator offers a complimentary return trip so that you can try again and experience the wonder of whale watching on the Gold Coast. So why wait? Book NOW!

Location

GOLD COAST, QLD

Seasonality

JUL – OCT

Duration

3-5 HOURS

Minimum Age

6 YEARS +

Food & Drink

NOT INCLUDED

Wheelchair

NOT ACCESSIBLE

PRICE
Adult 15 years +
Child 6 to 14 years

Please be aware that the crew reserves the right to prohibit anyone from participating if they deem it unsafe. If any of the below is not found out until on the day, you may not be permitted to join the tour and you may not receive a refund.

  • Children under the age of 6 years are not permitted to join this tour.
  • If you are pregnant, you are able to join this tour, but at your own discretion. Please consider that this activity is undertaken in open ocean and you will be open to the elements.
  • If you are in a wheelchair, you are able to join this tour but you need to have some mobility to walk onboard, and wheelchairs must be left safely behind.

This tour operates out of RUNAWAY BAY, Gold Coast, QLD.

Meet your crew for the day at Runaway Bay Marina, 247 Bayview St, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland, 4216. Turn into the marina, follow around to the right, and all the way to the end. 

All times displayed in the calendar are meeting times, no need to be early, but please do not be late.

You will receive a confirmation email upon purchasing this tour which will provide you with all of the relevant information, e.g. CONTACT NUMBERS,  ADDRESS ETC.

Warm clothing/ windproof jacket, sensible non-slip shoes (Please NO black-soled shoes). Polarised sunglasses are recommended for best viewing through the surface of the water.

Medication: (If you require to take medication throughout the duration of this tour, please remember to bring this with you. If you deem it necessary, please inform a member of staff, on board your vessel, where within your belongings this can be found).

Seasickness Medication – You may experience seasickness out on the open ocean. We suggest that you should speak with your pharmacist in advance of your trip, to seek their advice on seasickness medication. We will not reschedule bookings or issue refunds for those suffering from seasickness.

Blue Manta 2″ is a 9m aluminium hull vessel carrying up to 9 divers and offering space to gear up and to relax in between dives.

Ocean Wanderer” is a 9m ex-police custom diving RIB and can carry up to 12 divers, (usually capped at 10). Both boats are set up for diving with tank racks, ladders and a shade canopy.

Cancellations/changes to your booking must be made in writing directly to Salty Swims – Please contact Salty Swims  via email (info@saltyswims.com.au), or Facebook (via the chat icon linked to this page).

Please be aware that refund policies do not cover travel, accommodation or any other associated costs. We recommend you take out travel insurance to cover unforeseeable cancellations.

What if the tour provider cancels?
In the event of poor sea conditions, minimum numbers not being reached or for any other reason, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour. If your trip cannot be rescheduled to your satisfaction, you will receive a full refund.

What if you cancel?

If you wish to cancel/transfer your booking more than 48 hours before your departure, you’ll receive a full refund.

If you wish to cancel/transfer your booking within 48 hours of your departure, you will not receive a refund.

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