Yesterday morning we were up early and headed to Hervey Bay to go on a whale watching tour! We had been saying every year we should go, and this year we arranged it as our anniversary present to each other :) We went on a 4 hour tour past Fraser Island into Platypus Bay to see the humpback whales. The weather was perfect and we got to see a few pods of playful whales. We were lucky enough to have a mother and calf swim next to our boat, then swim underneath, so we got to have a close up look at them :) The boat had a hydrophone so that we could hear the whales singing - it was magical! The tour guide said that the whales don't always play / jump out of the water (breaching), but we were lucky to see a couple of whales breaching, tail slapping, etc. We also saw a pod of dolphins playing next to the boat and a sea turtle swimming by. The whole tour was amazing! We got to take LOTS of photos -
FYI - We went whale watching with Tasman Venture and thoroughly recommend them!
Cruise countdown...23 sleeps!