Whale Watching Tours Cairns

Witness the spectacular migration of the majestic Humpback Whales off the coast of Cairns and enjoy time on one of Australia’s top ten beaches, Nudey Beach, at the picturesque Fitzroy Island.

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More than whale spotting. Our experts share all their whale knowledge with you!

Island Visit

Tour includes a stop at Fitzroy Island where you can enjoy up to 2 hours on the island

Comfortable Boats

Our fleet of large stable catamarans are air conditioned and have plenty of room for our guests

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We are currently operating every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. **PLEASE NOTE operating dates and departures are subject to change – for live availability please check within the booking cart**

Whale Watching Tours Cairns

Full Day – Local Offer Only

  • 90 minute whale watching experience
  • Full Day Tour – choose 9am
  • Half Day Tour – choose 11am
  • Educational commentary
  • Includes up to 4 hours on Fitzroy Island
  • Stable fast boats for your comfort
  • Biscuits and tea/coffee/water
  • 20% standard rates! Use code LOCALS


From $99

Locals $79.20

4 – 14year
From $79

Locals $63.20

(2 Adults & 2 Kids U14)
From $282

Locals $284.80

Infants 0-3 travel free on our tours but must be pre-booked. Prices valid to 31st March 2021.

Please read Important Terms & Conditions below.

Discount is not applicable to the family fare (Book adult and children fare separate to claim your discount)

Note: You will be taken to our secure Experience Co locals shopping cart. Use promo code LOCALS to claim your discount. For telephone bookings please call 1300 601 899

Important Terms and Conditions

  • Bookings must be made direct with Experience Co Locals.
  • No coach transfers to the Reef Fleet Terminal will be available at this time.

  • Only valid with local ID for postcodes 4810 – 4888 (Cooktown to Townsville) (This includes Tablelands passengers).
  • Prices shown valid until 31-Mar-2022. A small increase will apply from 1st April 2022.
  • Total amount shown includes administration costs of $5 per person, to which the general discount does not apply.
  • All locals are required to show photographic ID at check in on the date of travel to prove their eligibility. Standard rates will apply if no ID is shown.
  • The discount only applies to standard packages. Extra activities (lunch, semi-submarine, diving activities etc) can still be added to your reservation, at the normal retail rate. The correct discount will automatically apply when booking online. (**Please note we can only offer transfer only rates until further notice due to COVID restrictions**)
  • Local discount can’t be used in conjunction with any other discount.
  • Discount is not applicable to the family fare (Book adult and children fare separate to claim your discount)
  • Standard Local discount is available year round using promo code LOCALS
  • Subject to availability
  • Family & Friends discount can only be used when travelling with a local on the same departure. Use promo code LOCALF in a separate booking