Whales in Paradise
Tourism - Surfers Paradise, QLD
Whales in Paradise is located at Surfers Paradise and enjoy the most up-close-and-personal viewing decks on the Gold Coast & Brisbane and friendly and professional staff, we guarantee you'll enjoy.
Whales in Paradise started in 2005 as the first whale watching operator on the Gold Coast. The company's owner and managing director, Anthony Ardern, was 23 at the time which made him the youngest person in the world to set up a whale watching venture. He is now recognised as being an innovator in the field, and the founder of the whale watching industry on the Gold Coast.
At Whales in Paradise, we don’t just offer a tour – but an experience! With the most up-close-and-personal viewing decks on the Gold Coast & Brisbane and friendly and professional staff, we guarantee you will enjoy an incredible day of whale watching with us. The humpback whale is playful and curious, a tour with Whales in Paradise will give you a truly intimate encounter with these gentle giants of the ocean.
Whales in Paradise was the Gold Coast’s first whale watching tour operator and we pride ourselves on being pioneers in the local industry. We keep our tour groups to an optimal size, ensuring all of our passengers enjoy optimal visibility and proximity to whales, dolphins, and the many other kinds of marine life we encounter.
Our vessels Mahi Mahi and Kaiala are purpose built catamarans specifically selected for whale watching on the Gold Coast. They are a large, modern and spacious vessels with whale friendly design features. Combine this with our experienced and knowledgeable crew that are dedicated to providing you the closest whale encounters possible, you can be assured of a whale watching experience not to forget.