Welcome to Freedom Whale Watch & Charters

Queensland’s premium Whale Watch, Fishing & Dive charter operation, located in the calm waters of Hervey Bay, just off Fraser Island

Whale Watching

Whales, morning & afternoon tea, lunch and the most time with the whales… come and see the whales on the best tour in Hervey Bay with Freedom III!

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Summer Cruises

Join us from Hervey Bay or Kingfisher Bay for an action-packed Morning Adventure Cruise or a romantic Sunset Cruise on Freedom III.

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Fishing Charters

Freedom offers flexible fishing charters to a range of destinations in the Great Sandy Strait. Show the boys (or girls) an awesome time on the water with Freedom!

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SCUBA Diving

Explore underwater worlds full of coral, fish and other marine life through SCUBA Diving. Freedom is purpose built for diving & offers a range of charter options.

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Why choose Freedom for your cruise?

Just a few of the reasons why we think we rock!

Freedom Whale Watch is a family owned and run business whose number one focus is our customers and their enjoyment. We always strive to give our customers the absolute best tour experience we can, even in the toughest weather conditions or when the whales decide to play hide and seek! Check out a few of the reasons you should choose us for your next cruise in Hervey Bay:

  • Freedom is a luxurious catamaran with premium furnishings & all the mod cons, including a flat screen TV & sound system

  • 3 levels of 360 degree viewing so you can always get a good view & never feel crowded

  • Delicious gourmet morning & afternoon tea and lunch provided on most cruises

  • Friendly and fun crew who are efficient and can answer any of your questions

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Testimonials & Awards

  • Great Whale Watching

    I am happy that I choose this whale tour in Sep 2013. I was very satisfied. I am happy that we took this tour which is longer than the half-day tour as it gives you the possibility to go further and see more whales. We had whales for about 45 min directly up at the boat, they were actually swimming below our boat and coming up on the other side. The boat itself was full on our trip but still it was not crowded and people had enough space to watch the the whales.
    By Xiao from Bejing, China
  • Great Day, Great Service

    Freedom Whale Watch was recommended to us by a friend and we were very satisfied with the day. The Freedom team were informative and made sure the day was fun. We liked the smaller boat which allowed for less cramped viewing of the whales. Food was good. Unfortunately my wife was quite seasick on the day however the crew were very caring of her condition. I would recommend Freedom to anyone anticipating a whale watching experience.
    By Gary from Crows Nest, QLD

    What a day, perfect weather perfect crew and loads of whales including a southern right whale and 2 week old baby. We had a fantastic day, the food was great as was the company, both on the boat and in the water, you couldn't ask for more. Highly recommended, dont come to Hervey Bay and miss this trip of a lifetime. A big thank you to both Keith and Sue what a fantastic job you do.
    By Lesley from Hervey Bay, QLD
  • Highly recommend this tour

    My friends & I had a fabulous time aboard Freedom III. There was more than enough food for everyone on board. The boat was spacious with plenty of room inside & out depending on where you wanted to sit & didnt feel crowded due to the small number of people on board. Spending 6 hours on the water means you have more time with the whales. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone deciding to go whale watching in Hervey Bay.
    By Sue from Corlette, NSW
  • Awesome!

    The best day from the moment we left the harbour with a young humpback within a stones throw. The boat has a character of its own, with Keith and Co providing superb service unlike I've seen on any vessel. The family atmosphere is unique and I couldn't rate highly enough. I'll be back and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Freedom III to anyone thinking about seeing the magnificent humpbacks of Hervey Bay with Keith aboard Freedom.
    By Graham from Toowoomba, QLD
Trip Advisor Excellence 2013
Tourism Award 2011
Tourism Award 2010
Trip Advisor Excellence 2014