The whale season is here!!! Generally from June to October the Humpbacks make their way up the East Coast of Australia seeking warmer waters to breed and give birth to their young. A great way to see these gentle giants of the ocean is to get aboard a Sunshine Coast Whale Watching Cruise departing from right here in Mooloolaba!  For the ultimate experience there’s even a ‘Swim with the Whales Tour’

It’s an unforgettable opportunity to get up close and personal to the incredible Humpback whales during their annual migration along the Sunshine Coast. Duration

Small Group Whale Watching Tour from Mooloolaba
with Sunshine Coast Afloat

Discover humpback whales on their annual migration during an intimate Mooloolaba whale watching tour.


  • Coastline & Whale Watching Cruise
  • Safety briefing
  • Light refreshments
  • Experienced and informative crew
  • Rail side viewing
  • Scenic waterways cruise


  • Rail side viewing
  • Low passenger numbers (Max 23 passengers)
  • Full walk around deck
  • No crowds
  • Personalised Service
  • Expert commentary
  • Great view platform – not too high off the water
  • Get up close and personal with these gentle giants of the sea and encounter pods of dolphins and turtles that are usually regular sightings

Whale Watching Cruise from Mooloolaba
with Sunreef Mooloolaba

Have you ever experienced the magic of sighting a whale up close? The tour is jam-packed with spectacular scenery & up-close whale encounters.


  • 2.5-3 Hours Whale Watching Cruise
  • 100% Whale Sighting Guarantee or receive a FREE return cruise


  • Iconic luxury 65 foot catamaran Whale One
  • Adventure of a lifetime along the beautiful coastline of Mooloolaba
  • Witness the magnificent humpback whales throughout their winter migration to breed and mate off the coast of Queensland
  • Amazing photo opportunities
  • Get close to the gentle giants
  • Eco Tourism Certified
  • Experienced crew

Mooloolaba 2 Hour Whale Watching Experience
with Adventure Rafting

Watch the breathtaking performances of Humpback Whales above and below the sea on this 2 hour Mooloolaba Whale Watching Cruise.


  • 2 hour whale watching cruise
  • Entertaining and informative commentary
  • State of the art underwater camera and underwater hydrophone to witness whales underwater and to listen to the whales sing


  • Whale watching like you’ve never experienced
  • Witness breath-taking breaches, loud tail slaps, spy hops and penduncle throws
  • State-of-the-art underwater HD cameras live stream all of the underwater action right to your seat
  • Brand new hydrophone allows you to hear the whales sing as they play, making it a fully immersive experience
  • The best of the action above and below the water
  • Up close and personal without the crowds
  • Less travel time, more whale time
  • Family owned and operated company with over 30 years of experience in the tourism industry

Mooloolaba 1.5 Hour Whale Watching Adventure
with Adventure Rafting

Get set for a high-speed Sunshine Coast whale watching adventure that will take you closer to Humpback Whales than ever before during their annual migration


  • 90 minutes spectacular humpback whale watching experience in Mooloolaba

Swim with the Whales Tour from Mooloolaba
with Sunreef Mooloolaba

New and completely unique to the Sunshine Coast, book a 4 hour tour for Australia’s first whale swimming experience and see these gentle giants up close!


  • Swim with Humpback Whales
  • 4 hour trip
  • Full briefing
  • Wetsuits and snorkelling equipment
  • Certified PADI DIvemasters and Instructors as guides
  • Snack onboard and when you return to the shop


  • Come aboard our two vessels ‘Wild One’ and ‘Tsunami’
  • The whale swimming and watching operations work out of Mooloolaba in the heart of Queensland’s Naturally Refreshing Sunshine Coast
  • During the trip we often get to see these majestic creatures giving breathtaking displays of breaching, lob tailing and pectoral fin slaps
  • Small group tour – minimum numbers are 8, maximum 15
  • 100% natural experience!

Click the link for more information and to book your Whale Watching Sunshine Coast Tour or Swim with the Whales in Mooloolaba experience.

Book your Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast Accommodation at Seaview Resort Mooloolaba and experience the whale migration on the Sunshine Coast.
Select from spacious and comfortable one, two or three bedroom apartments, within a short stroll to coffee shops, cafes, restaurants, shopping, patrolled surf beaches and attractions.