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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast
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Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

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Experience the thrill of an up-close encounter with migrating whales on this half-day cruise from Brisbane, available only between June and November. Set sail around Moreton Bay on a luxurious high-speed catamaran and tuck into a delicious buffet lunch on-board as you soak up the scenery. Finally, keep your camera to hand as you spot humpback whales swimming and breaching beside the ship – a rare opportunity to spot the gentle giants in their natural environment.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.25
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Ocean Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout & Top Snorkel Spots

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Ocean Rafting Tour to Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout & Top Snorkel Spots

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Enjoy a full-day tour of the stunning Whitsunday Islands, traveling on a sturdy motorized raft to world-famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Beach. You get to choose from two tours that offer either more snorkeling or more beach time. Gain exclusive access to secluded spots where you can snorkel around pristine coral reefs, and take a walk with your guide in the national park to a lookout point with spectacular views. Your boat travels quickly across the ocean, giving you more time to enjoy the Whitsundays.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.94
$126.75
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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Whitehaven Beach Day Trip

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Combine two popular Australia destinations in one day: the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Following a scenic flight by fixed-wing aircraft, embark on an ocean rafting adventure to Whitehaven Beach. The bird’s-eye views, including Heart Reef, are unparalleled. A buffet lunch and snorkeling on the coral reef are included. Opt for more beach time with the Southern Lights tour or extra snorkeling with the Northern Exposure itinerary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$291.73
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Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

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Spend a blissful day on Moreton Island exploring the beaches, snorkel sites, and enormous sand dunes during this full-day tour from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, or the Gold Coast. Travel with an experienced guide in a rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle, going from sea to sand as you snorkel at the Tangalooma Wrecks and kayak around the coral reef, then head inland to try sandboarding on the dunes. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach and soak in the tropical scenery of Moreton Island on this fun-filled tour. Please note: An additional cost of AU$50pp is to be paid in cash to your driver prior to departure to cover national park and ferry fees during this tour.
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  • 11 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.75
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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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Start your day off right with a half-day kayak tour to South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a great vantage point on the beaches and wildlife of the Gold Coast as you paddle at a leisurely pace, stopping to snorkel off Wavebreak Island, visit secluded beaches, and enjoy a picnic breakfast on the beach. Your expert guide shares informative commentary about the region's ecology and animals, and provides full instruction on kayaking and snorkeling — making this tour suitable for both experienced paddlers and first-timers.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.75
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North Stradbroke Island Day Trip from Brisbane

North Stradbroke Island Day Trip from Brisbane

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Leave busy Brisbane for a full-day tour that showcases the natural beauty of North Stradbroke Island. Swim in the surf or freshwater lakes, take a short guided hike, view whales and other marine animals from the beach and coastal lookouts, visit small towns including historic Dunwich and Amity, and go in search of the island’s population of wild kangaroos and koalas. Your small-group tour has numbers limited to 21 people, which ensures a more personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
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2-Hour Farmers Market Tour with Kayak

2-Hour Farmers Market Tour with Kayak

Our kayak tour is unique fun and exciting. What a way to explore the waters of Surfers Paradise and do a spot of shopping at the local Framers Market. You will love the sightseeing, the local information, the local nature and marine life, as we hope to see dolphins, black swans and an array of birdlife. This tour is calm and easy to achieve, our guide will be with you every step of the way, pointing out nature, wildlife, interesting local history and helping you with your paddle stroke to improve your skills.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.75
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Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise
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Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise

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Enjoy a premium half-day whale-watching tour from Hervey Bay that visits Platypus Bay, a prime location for whale watching near Fraser Island. Have plenty of time to witness the majestic humpback whales at play as they pass the Australian continent during their annual migration to the Antarctic. Your tour includes morning tea, a tropical buffet lunch, and an afternoon tea with a fruit and cheese platter. Learn about the whales and the marine environment from your crew's informative commentary during the tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.50
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3-Hour Stand Up Paddle Double Island Point and Beach 4X4 Tour

3-Hour Stand Up Paddle Double Island Point and Beach 4X4 Tour

Experience stand up paddle tour in a protected Marine Park and see local and migrating wildlife in their habitat whilst enjoying an Ideal beginner location with flat salt water lagoons and expert tuition. Tropical crystal clear waters makes spotting wildlife easy and our small group sizes gives a rewarding personalised experience with a 4X4 beach adventure included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.50
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3 Hour Surf Lesson in Australia's Longest Wave and Rainbow Beach 4X4

3 Hour Surf Lesson in Australia's Longest Wave and Rainbow Beach 4X4

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This rewarding surf experience is Australia's longest wave within a protected Marine Park with beginners riding waves 100's of meters long. With crystal clear waist deep waters, Double Island Point is one of Queensland's best kept surf secret and its unique 4x4 only access is away from the crowded locations and a safe family friendly surf environment. Surfing on such a high quality National Park wave is so much more rewarding with long quality waves that make progression fast.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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Small-Group Bee Farm Tour Experience in Brisbane

Small-Group Bee Farm Tour Experience in Brisbane

We deliver this experience on our working honey farm and this is a true 'hands on' experience to share with you everything about the bees! This is an immersive experience so you will be suited up in a head to toe in one of our white protective triple layer ventilated beekeeping outfit. We'll venture out to our nearby Bee Farm, once we arrive at the Apiary we'll give you some advice on staying calm and what to expect with your close encounter. With the safety and guidance of a Beekeeper you'll be able to approach the hives and witness the breathtaking natural phenomenon that is honeybees hard at work. Our Apiary is located in the heart of suburban Brisbane and is rich in biodiversity and our bees forage happily on the area’s flowering native flora. We will share with you the workings of an operational productive hive, open their beehive home and check out the busy bees doing their thing. We will show you the different stages of bee development and look out for the Queen Bee!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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Small-Group Trekking Experience in Daintree National Park

Small-Group Trekking Experience in Daintree National Park

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We venture deep into the Jungle only two kilometers from the Coral Sea on the slopes of a mountain blanketed in old growth rainforest amongst giant trees thousands of years old and plants and animals that predate dinosaurs. We use a unique mixture of humour and accurate scientific information to tell the story of this unique forest where Kangaroo's live in tree's, a bird is bigger than a human and nothing is considered deadly to humans. Every plant and animal has a part in the story of this World Heritage listed ecosystem and we spend two hours on the 'hunt' along trails only we use identifying the things we see explaining their part in the story of the worlds oldest continuously existing forest. Our guides are Wet Tropics accredited biological scientists who love to entertain, we are local to the area and have 20 years experience in guiding visitors from all over the world so language differences are not an impediment to providing everyone an enjoyable experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.75
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Guided Night Walk in Cape Tribulation

Guided Night Walk in Cape Tribulation

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We venture deep into the Jungle only two kilometres from the Coral Sea on the slopes of a mountain blanketed in old growth rainforest amongst giant trees thousands of years old and plants & animals that predate dinosaurs. We use a unique mixture of humour and accurate scientific information to tell the story of this unique forest where Kangaroo's live in tree's, a bird is bigger than a human and nothing is considered deadly to humans. Every plant and animal has a part in the story of this World Heritage listed ecosystem and we spend two hours on the 'hunt' along trails only we use identifying the things we see explaining their part in the story of the worlds oldest continuously existing forest. Our guides are Wet Tropics accredited biological scientists who love to entertain, we are local to the area and have 20 years experience in guiding visitors from all over the world so language differences are not an impediment to providing everyone an enjoyable experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sailing Curlew Escape on Moreton Bay

Sailing Curlew Escape on Moreton Bay

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Curlew Escape is a luxurious, spacious, sailing yacht on which you can enjoy sailing on the lovely Moreton Bay. The islands are a few hours sail away giving the perfect mix of time under sail and at anchor swimming, snorkeling or exploring the islands. Uniquely at 4.3m wide the cockpit has a folding drop-leaf table around which 10 people can comfortably dine. With its hydraulic swimming platform, Curlew Escape offers all the convenience, space and comfort of a motor yacht, with the quiet and tranquility of a sailing yacht. This Curlew Escape charter is fully customisable with complete flexibility on departure time, destination and return time. Our skipper will work with you for the perfect day out on the water for your celebration. Choose your departure and return times, destination and the activities you want to do.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,350.04
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Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove
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Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

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Hop in a kayak and paddle from Palm Cove to Double Island, where mangroves and coral reefs await. Along the way, you’ll meet turtles, fish, and small rays, and, if you’re lucky, even dolphins and whales. No previous kayaking experience is needed, and the tour is suitable for all; kids as young as seven can take part. Even better: Shuttle bus transfers are included from Cairns hotels for a convenient trip.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.50
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Glow Worms Tour - Nocturnal Rainforest Walk - Small Group

Glow Worms Tour - Nocturnal Rainforest Walk - Small Group

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Witness the unique beauty of the Glow Worms in their natural habitat while discovering the rainforest of a nighttime!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Beach Drive from Rainbow Beach

Half-Day Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Beach Drive from Rainbow Beach

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See wild dolphins and other marine animals during a 3-hour kayak tour from Rainbow Beach. Hundreds of dolphins live in these waters and they often frolic close to the kayaks. Also keep on the lookout for sea turtles, humpback whales (seasonal from June to October), sea birds, manta rays and large schools of fish. Your expert guide provides easy instructions for kayaking; no prior experience is needed. Bonus: your trip starts with a fun ride on the beach by 4WD-vehicle to the boat launch only accessible by 4WD at Double island Point.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Aquascene Magnetic Island Discovery Tour

Aquascene Magnetic Island Discovery Tour

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Magnetic Islands #1 rated cruise experience for showing you the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water. Aquascene Charters provide exceptional cruise experiences on Magnetic Island. We place absolute importance on ensuring every trip is an amazing experience for our passengers, all year round. As a small family-operated business, we focus on creating safe, fun-filled adventures of excellent quality at an affordable price. Magnetic Island has 23 bays and beaches to explore, set amongst a stunning landscape of rugged granite boulders and Hoop Pines. Snorkel colourful fringing reefs, explore hidden bays and beaches, meet some local marine and bird-life "friends" and experience a fun cruise with a blend of adventure, relaxation and education. Your hosts, Steph and Adam, have been exploring beautiful Magnetic Island for over 35 years, they will share the stories, history and their connection with this island they call their home. Personalised touring at it's best!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour

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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour

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Short on time? Sample the natural beauty of the Gold Coast on this outdoor tour. Hop on a sea kayak and paddle your way over to Wave Break Island to swim and snorkel amid tropical fish and colorful coral. Spot dolphins, stingrays, and sea turtles along the coast, and enjoy a snack before heading back to shore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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