If you are about to go whale watching for the first time there might be several questions in your mind. The first and foremost thing to do is to know what is the best time of the day to go whale watching and what kind of boat is better. Whether you should go with the one which is open or the one that is covered. You may also want to consider the best time of the year to watch the whales. If you have already started planning your trip to Hervey bay there must be some sort of information that you must possess so that you are able to make the most of your whale watching tour.

Whale sightings around the bay keeps changing. However whale watching season begins between may and November and depends on what part of the country you are in. On the other hand if you are interested in whale watching tours in Hervey Bay you would be able to spot the humpback whales between July and November. However Hervey bay also celebrates migration of the whales each year with the pedal out four wheels festival which is meant to create awareness and recognise the importance of whale watching tourism in the City.

Hervey Bay is one of the best places for whale watching because 60% of the whale species migrate to Australian waters. However it is important that you are fully prepared when it comes to whale watching. The weather from May to September can get quite cold on the water and it gets even more cold when the wind is blowing. Since you would be on the ocean you might be in for a bit a chilly adventure. This is why it is important that you wear everything that is waterproof; from your shoes to your pants and it would be helpful if you could also get yourself a spray proof jacket especially if you plan to go whale watching on Spirit of Hervey Bay. On the other hand if you are whale watching in spring you can get away with lighter clothes especially if you are out at sea during midday. In any case you must not forget to bring your sunscreen to ensure that you are completely protected.

You must also make sure to bring your digital camera with a waterproof case and on the other hand if you are using your smartphone make so that it is encased in protect chef screen covering on stop do not forget to bring your hat and sunglasses along with your water bottle so that you are completely comfortable on the board. If you have thought about bringing your children you must make sure that they are able to withstand the conditions at sea and whether they would be able to sit patiently to watch the whales. You need to keep in mind that whales can be quite unpredictable and spotting one might take a little bit of time and patience.