• Whale Watch directly 1000ft above
  • Unique way to view these majestic creatures!
  • Expert commentary
  • Truely unique experience

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Gold Coast Whale Watching Flight

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Each year the Humpback Whales visit the Gold Coast coastline from May-November and you too can catch an aerial view of these majestic creatures at play from a glorious Gold Coast seaplane! Take off from the water on a scenic flight above the Gold Coast’s skyline taking in the views of the glistening waterways and sandy beaches along South Stradbroke Island. Be amazed as you see the humpbacks breaching and splashing in a spectacular display below – it is an unforgettable sightseeing flight and whale watching experience like no other on the Gold Coast. See the action on the Humpback Highway from a whole new perspective!


  • The 2018 whale season has now finished. Check back soon for the 2019 whale watching tickets!


  • 10 or 20 minute whale watching flight in a seaplane
  • Expert commentary
  • Comfortable headsets
  • Bonus trip around Surfers Paradise to view the sky scrapers, canals and beaches


  • Transfers are not included


  • Experience the marvel of the humpback whales from new height
  • Be amazed as you see some of the 10,000 humpback whales beneath you as they migrate north
  • View the stunning Gold Coast scenery from high above
  • Fly along the South Stradbroke Island Beach
  • View the amazing humpback whales
  • Bonus trip around Surfers Paradise to view the skyscrapers, canals and beaches

Tour times and Location

  • Whale Watching on the Gold Coast is from early June to late October each year
  • Flights depart 9am - 11am and returns approximately 3pm - 4:30pm
  • Please call the operator to confirm your flight time (Tour operator details will appear on your voucher)

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you
  • Flights operate daily except Christmas Day 25 December. At the completion of purchase, you will need to contact the tour operator to book in a flight time that suits you (Tour Operator details will be printed in your tour voucher)
With spectacular views of the Gold Coast from a Seaplane, you will not want to forget your camera. For South Stradbroke Island flights, take your swimwear as you will visit some beautiful beaches.
Need help? Contact our friendly customer support service. 1300 935 532 Help Code: A2E-759