Are you planning a family getaway? As the whale watching season begins, why not take them to see one of the most incredible creatures of the deep?

Over 35,000 migrating humpback whales pass close to the Gold Coast coastlines twice a year, following a historic track called the Humpback Highway. You may marvel at their spectacular flying performances from late May through October. And while you’re here, why not unwind and have fun on the Gold Coast?

Here’s your comprehensive guide to whale watching and other exciting family activities on the Gold Coast’s Main Beach.

Two whale viewing cruises are available at your convenience. 

Whale Watch Queensland

Whale watching is a fantastic experience. However, if you wish to watch it with your family, close relatives, and friends, board Whale Watch 1. On your way to the Humpback Whale viewing grounds, they will take you to see the beauties of the gorgeous Gold Coast Broadwater and seek local Bottlenose Dolphins and seagulls.

Their viewing areas are located along the shoreline, which encompasses the Surfers Paradise skyline and is one of the most stunning and unique spots. Their devoted and skilled crew will guide you through a moment-by-moment explanation of the behaviours of the whales you will encounter.

Furthermore, their vessel, Whale Watch 1, has been specifically created to immerse you in the world of whales, with their water-level viewing enabling close and uplifting contact with the species and environment around you. They feature a Whale Watch TV Theatre where you can watch underwater footage of your intimate encounters from the comfort of your seat. Listen to the whales’ songs and sounds as their live hydrophone captures.

Sea World Whale Watch

The Sea World Cruise is another excellent whale-watching excursion. You will board the Spirit of Migaloo II from the Sea World Cruise Terminal on Main Beach.

Enjoy personal contacts and be charmed by their well-regarded crew while admiring the acrobatic abilities of these lively and inquisitive gentle giants. Whales will leap into the air, slam their tails, and dive deep into the sea. During close encounters, modern underwater microphones will capture the traditional whale song.

They sell both regular tickets and Captain’s Lounge Tickets. Join the Captain’s Lounge for a unique VIP experience while whale-watching! You can also choose Whale Watching Cruise and Sea World Entry instead. You may spend the day on the Gold Coast whale watching and visiting Sea World.

In fact, why not spend the day at Sea World while you’re here? The Gold Coast’s top marine animal park, with rides, animal exhibitions, and other attractions, will delight the entire family.

Sea World

At Sea World, go beneath the surface to experience a new world of excitement and adventure. The incredible Affinity Dolphin Presentation will take you on an educational voyage. The Reef at Castaway Bay, Sea World’s latest splash pad feature, is an excellent place for youngsters to cool off. Remember to visit the Nickelodeon Stage to meet Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol and watch their new program.

And, in case you missed it, Sea World’s fascinating and immersive New Atlantis district has opened. With three world-class thrills, including the Vortex, Leviathan, and Trident, the multi-million-dollar precinct has catapulted the park into a new era.

After an eventful day on the Gold Coast, you may return home and relax. Pacific Views Resort is a great place to unwind.

Stay at Pacific Views Resort

Our Main Beach accommodation is on Main Beach Parade, steps from Tedder Avenue, Marina Mirage, and Sea World, and a five-minute drive from Surfers Paradise. Stayin in any of our one and two-bedroom family accommodations in Gold Coast provides access to our excellent onsite facilities, which include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and sauna.

If you book your next holiday at the best family accommodation Gold Coast, you will have a memorable time on the Gold Coast. Book with us at Pacific Views Resort!

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