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Duration: 25th June - 2nd July  2021, 7 nights (7 days in the water with the whales)
Location: Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Price: $4,750 AUD
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Join us for an exciting 7 night expedition photographing Minkes whales on the Great Barrier reef. These curious whales can be up to 8 metres in length and weight almost 6 tonnes yet they are among the smallest of the baleen whales.  In addition to swimming with Minke whales, this tour also includes daily SCUBA diving on the Great Barrier Reef.


25th June – 2nd July 2021


Includes; boat, crew and guide for 5 days on the water


AUD $750 (This is non-refundable)
Note: All costs are in Australian Dollars

Total tour cost = $4,750 AUD per person


Maximum of 7 people to maximize your time in the water with the whales.

Tour Leaders

In 2021 our team of Professional award winning photographers and Marine Biologists will be the tours leaders/hosts on your tours: Scott Portelli, Rosie Leaney, Alice Forrest, Angel Grimaldi, Andre Joanisse, Grant Thomas, Rita Kluge. Check out our team profiles for more information.

Tour includes

  • Boat, experienced crew and guide for 5 days in the water with the whales
  • 7 nights Accommodation
  • Chef-prepared meals & snacks
  • Soft drinks, wide & beer with dinner
  • Daily cabin service
  • Tanks & weights
  • Interpretative talks from Minke Whale researcher
  • Daily photography workshops with Scott Portelli
  • Daily snorkeling & SCUBA diving on reefs
  • Airport transfers


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Tour costs include 7 nights on liveaboard vessel, quad share.  Twin or private rooms available at increased cost.

Local Flights

Fly to Cairns Airport from any major Australian city.

International Flights:

Depending where you are coming from, you will have to transfer at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport, onto a domestic flight to Cairns.

Important information

If you are unsure about anything please refer to our FAQ’s or contact us for more details.

Please review our Terms & Conditions and Cancellation policy

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