The Gold Coast Gears Up For Summer

Australia’s Gold Coast kicks off its winter season with an exciting bunch of new marine life encounters.

At Tangalooma Island Resort, there’s a new baby dolphin to see. One of four dolphins at the resort, guests can join the nightly feeding sessions and see the other dolphins at play.

Down the coast of Queensland, there’s been an increase in humpback whale sightings, and guests can enjoy traveling down the “Humpback Highway” and get a chance to see some of the largest living mammals on Earth. Running from June to November, the longest whale watching season in the country, The Gold Coast waters provides guests with over 25,000 viewing opportunities, and it’s only ten minutes off shore meaning that the entire family can enjoy the sights with plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of the day.

And for those looking to enjoy a luxurious wildlife encounter, Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast is offering accommodation packages where guests will have the chance to take a day trip aboard the Spirit of Migaloo, a state-of-the-art whale watching vessel, and see the whales up close.

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