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Whale Watching: Our Top Hot Spots near Brisbane

Posted: 9am 11 May 2020

Visit the Moreton Bay Region coastline this winter to catch the annual humpback whale migration season on an exciting and memorable whale watching tour near Brisbane. With June marking the start of the whale watching season off the coast of south-east Queensland, over 25,000 humpback whales will make their journey to warmer, subtropical waters. Here are out top whale watching hot spots near Brisbane in the Moreton Bay Region.

Whale Watching near Brisbane

Jump aboard the purpose-built, twin-hulled catamaran, Eye Spy with the only female captain in the southern hemisphere for a day or afternoon of whale watching near Brisbane. With Brisbane Whale Watching, you have a 100% guarantee of sighting a humpback whale as they take on their 10,000km trek north for migration season. Having been in the business for many years, Captain Kerry Lopez knows the annual path the whales travel along and can even identify the regulars by their markings – having named a few herself. Eye Spy has 3 spacious viewing platforms and comfortable inside viewing areas making it easy to experience frolicking whales without feeling crowded.

Moreton Bay Whale Watching Tours

A luxury getaway itself, Tangalooma Island Resort also offers great opportunities to get out and see the marine wildlife living in the Moreton Bay. Cruise close to the shoreline on a marine discovery cruise or take to the deeper waters for your humpback whale watching tour. Take a ferry over to the beautiful island from Brisbane to experience the natural beauty of the Moreton Bay Region up close and personal with Tangalooma’s tours, departing daily during the whale watching season.

Helicopter Tours

With most of south-east Queensland's scenic destinations just a short flight away you can embark on a Glass House Mountains sight-seeing adventure, fly over the gorgeous beaches of the Sunshine Coast or travel over the Moreton Bay Marine Park to spot some whales on their migration track. Watch the whale pods travel together through the Moreton Bay Region before stopping in for lunch and a wine tasting at a local vineyard like Ocean View Estates. With plenty to see and do, the sky is the limit with Oceanview Helicopters - literally!

Tick a whale watching tour off your bucket list this season thanks to all of our operators in the Moreton Bay Region near Brisbane.

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