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Swim with the Whales

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 20 August 2014
Swimming with the whales is to start this winter with a select number of Hervey Bay charter operators introducing the experience on a trial basis. It is the first immersive humpback whale opportunity of it's kind. This premium experience offered in Hervey Bay will only increase the regions alr ... Read more

Group of paddlers

Calling all Paddlers!

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 10 July 2014
The call is out for people to take to the water and become a voice for the whales at Paddle Out for Whales next Saturday, 19 July. This year, sporting and community groups are being encouraged to register as a group entry and join in as the Fraser Coast stages Australia’s largest anti-whaling d ... Read more

Paddlers in water

Whale Festival now a season long celebration

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 7 July 2014
Hervey Bay’s annual Whale Festival will spread its events and activities across the whole whale watching season, from July to November. The Festival is traditionally held throughout the month of August, but Fraser Coast Opportunities has extended it into a season-long celebration in honour of t ... Read more

World’s best whale watching is guaranteed in Hervey Bay

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 16 June 2014
“Guaranteed in Hervey Bay” is the tagline for a new $550,000 campaign to position the region as the most unique place to experience the humpback whales along the south east seaboard. The multi-media campaign will promote Hervey Bay as the only place where whale watchers can be guaranteed exce ... Read more