Salty Safaris in paradise
Experience the fun and excitement of exploring The Great Sandy Straits
The Wild West Coast
Salty Safaris offer an unforgettable ocean adventure to encounter the majestic Humpback Whales, whilst exploring the coast line of one of Queensland’s most iconic regions and also stopping at a secluded beach location.
Step onboard ‘Wipe Out’ for a fast, fun filled adventure discovering the beauty above and below one of Queensland’s most iconic destinations and the world’s first Whale Heritage Site. Cruise the pristine waters along Western K’gari (Fraser Island) into Platypus Bay – the haven for Humpback Whales.
Experience these Majestic Giants on the closest to waterline vessel in the Bay, bringing you face to face with the Humpback Whales and also be given opportunities to swim with the whales! (Subject to strict conditions)
Lead by experienced, local and friendly guides, our sheltered and shallow bays are safe for the whole family to enjoy.
Seek the rush with our Morning tour, or catch the famous afternoon sunsets with our Afternoon tour.
Both are set to leave you in awe of this beautiful Marine Mecca.
Departing from the Great Sandy Straits Marina each day at 7.15am (mid Oct- mid July) jump aboard Wipeout for a day spent cruising around the hotspots of the magical Great Sandy national Park. See more. Do More. Have more Fun.
This tour offers a fun, unique way to enjoy the magic of watching a sunset across the ocean. Music, drinks, remote Island views, with a bit of an exhilaration as we go from thrill to chill.
The ultimate Hervey Bay sunset cruise.
Whale's & Beaches
Step on board for an unforgettable Salty ocean experience to encounter the majestic Humpback Whales in the first Whale Heritage Site, Platypus Bay. With a secluded beach stop you can get your toes in the sand and soak in a destination that will leave you in awe from start to finsih.
The Salty Safaris vessel, ‘Wipeout’ is a fast, comfortable purpose built 11m RIB
The Salty Safari vessel, ‘Wipeout’ takes a maximum of 20 passengers allowing guests to experience paradise away from the crowds.
With brand new 500Hp engines you will cruise the pristine waters giving you more time to enjoy the beauty of the area.
Above and Below
K’gari Salty Safaris offers an exhilarating ride to experience the best of above and below the surface in the world heritage area of the pristine untouched Great Sandy Strait National Park.
Brimming with wildlife throughout the year both above and below the surface. Wipeout is the closest to waterline vessel in the Bay it brings you face to face with Humpback Whales during the winter months. Venture below the surface for opportunities to swim with the whales (July-Oct), glide with sea turtles and explore the ocean floor.
*Please note whale swims are subject to strict conditions.