Tasman Venture

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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!
Tasman Venture is local owned and operated for 30 years. It’s half-day whale watch encounters depart twice daily (8:30am, and 1:00pm) from the Hervey Bay Marina, including courtesy transfer from your Hervey Bay accommodation venue

Booking Enquiry

Booking instructions:

For tour and package bookings, the confirmation will be sent to you via email within 2 hours during 8am-10pm AEST. The full payment will be required as soon as the confirmation email is sent unless the alternative arrangement organised with the manager.
This whale watching tour can be booked as the packages (2 nights at Emeraldene & whale watching), or can be tailed with other packages (Fraser Island package, or Lady Elliot Island package). Please check our package deals or discuss with Yong for further details.
Need additional information, or unsure any of the tours/packages, please email or phone reception at any time. We will reply all enquires within 2 hours during 8am-10pm AEST.

Select an option above or give us a call: +61 7 4124 5500

Can’t find right tour packages? Email us directly. Remember, if you book any tours with us directly, you will receive at least 10% discount for your accommodation at Emeraldene Inn.

Terms & Conditions

All rates quoted are subject to confirmation on reservation and are quoted in Australian Dollars inclusive of GST. Rates valid until 31 March, 2021. Higher rates may apply at Xmas / Easter.
Payment booked via our secure online facility will be paid in full at time of booking. All major credit cards are accepted. * Payment by American Express will incur a 2% surcharge. *
Cancellation policy: Less than 72 hours will incur 100% cancellation fee. Less than 7 days will incur 50% cancellation fee (blue dolphin).
Cancellations resulting in a credit card refund will incur a processing fee of 3.5%.
**NOTE** Reception closes at 8:00pm (6:00pm on Sundays) - for arrivals after 8:00pm (6:00pm Sunday) please contact the property on the day of arrival for instructions.

Related Package Deals

The Best Whale Watching Packages

The Best Whale Watching Packages

Whale Watching packagesFrom $330/$320 total1 2
Staying at Emeraldene Inn for 2 nights, take a half day or full day Whale Watching cruise, enjoy your time at Hervey Bay.
All Fraser Island Day Tour Package

All Fraser Island Day Tour Package

Fraser Island Day Tour PackagesFrom $215pp1 2
Two nights at Emeraldene Inn, one fully guided day tour on Fraser Island, including return transfer, barge, national park fee, lunch.

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