Byron Bay: Whale Watching Boat Tour

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Experience the awe-inspiring presence of Humpback Whales up close. Listen to their incredible song with our onboard hydrophone and learn about Humpback behaviour from our on board marine biologist.

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  • Listen to their incredible song with our onboard hydrophone
  • Enjoy a fast and stable ride on a rigid inflatable boat with suspension seating
  • Experience a close encounter with the whales in a small group of 12 people
  • Learn about the whales from the from our on board marine biologist.
  • Keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles, and migratory birds on the tour


Join us on board 'Wardjam' for an intimate and close encounter with the Humpback whales. Our boat is fast, safe and stable with only 12 guests for a personal experience. Between May and November each year over 30,000 Humpback whales migrate between their Summer feeding grounds in Antarctica and the warm waters of the tropics and the Great Barrier Reef. Byron Bay is the perfect place to experience the whales as they swim close to shore along the coastline. Listen to their incredible song with our onboard hydrophone and learn about Humpback behaviour from our on board marine biologist. 'Wardjam' is a fast and stable Rigid inflatable boat with comfortable suspension seating for 12 guests. Used by military and police, our boat is perfect for getting to the whales quickly and safely for an intimate encounter with a small group. Our skipper is highly experienced with filming whales around the world for documentary film and has a Diploma of Marine science. Usually, you will encounter other marine species such as dolphins, turtles, and migratory birds as well as the whales. If no whales are sighted, you are welcome to join the next tour free of charge, but with so many whales migrating this doesn't really happen.


Experienced skipper On board Marine Biologist Encounter with Humpback whales Opportunity to see dolphins, turtles, and migratory birds Waterproof poncho

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  • AFTER BOOKING You will receive a confirmation email detailing where to go, what to bring and including a liability waiver. It is mandatory that you complete the liability waiver for all participants BEFORE you arrive. If conditions change we will notify you of any rescheduling by email and sms. Please ensure you enter your mobile to the booking form. It is your responsibility to check your messages for any changes to the scheduled departure. TRIPS DEPART DAILY DEPENDANT ON WEATHER, TIDE AND SEA CONDITIONS. IN THE EVENT THE TOUR IS CANCELLED DUE TO UNSUITABLE CONDITIONS YOU CAN JUMP ON A LATER TOUR, RECEIVE A VOUCHER TO REBOOK OR A FULL REFUND SHOULD YOU WISH TO ALTER OR CANCEL YOUR BOOKING WE REQUIRE A MINIMUM 48 HOURS NOTICE OTHERWISE YOUR TICKET IS FORFEIT.

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