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Noosa Ocean Rider

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Private Tours

Call us to organise an unforgettable experience for your group, whether it is for a special occasion, corporate, school and conference groups, tell us what you need and we will organise it for you!


Noosa Boat Tours with Whale Watching & Dolphin Tours

Oceanrider is Noosa’s original ocean tour company and consistently voted the best; an Oceanrider tour is a must-do on the list of things to do in Noosa

A maximum of 12 passengers seated in six rows of two means that everyone gets a window seat and a personalised experience that only a small group allows.

Our low emissions RIB boat is the same that the Navy, Coast Guard, and nature tour operators worldwide use, which reflects its reliability and high safety standards.

Your Captain Nathan has over 30 years of Australian & international maritime experience, so you are in good hands. 

Located at the convenient Noosa Marina with free parking and pick up locations along Gympie Terrace, come and enjoy the tour of your choice and take in the beautiful Noosa coast from a different perspective.



What Our Guests Are Saying

Great day out

This is the 2nd time we have done a trip with Noosa Oceanrider and both times now we have had a great time. Nathan is a great host, friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend doing a trip with them.

– Adventure Ride - TripAdvisor review August 2021
A great experience

Excellent high speed adventure ride, Nathan was an awesome skipper who made sure everyone enjoyed the ride. My young sons are nagging to go again, a great experience.

– Adventure Ride - Google review September 2021
Awesome Ocean Adventure Tour

Adrenaline packed ocean adventure ride...smacking over waves and doing donuts. It was a choppy day on the water but Nathan went above and beyond to give us an awesome trip. He even extended our trip for an extra 1/2 hour so that we could find and watch a family of whales as they played and passed by us. You'll get wet...but you'll love it!!

– Adventure Ride Tour - TripAdvisor review September 2021
Wow what a trip

Wow what a trip , thanks ocean rider for taking us on the vip tour of Noosa river and main beach all the way up past the famous fairy pools , hells gate , wow the thrills of getting up n boogying just felt exhilarating we loved it!!! 😃😃😃 We got to also experience up close dolphins 🐬 and followed a whale 🐳 out to sea watching it’s epic breaches and tail splashes , was definitely a truly memorable time had , good service and price definitely recommend 👌👌👌

– Whale Watching Tour - Facebook review August 2021
Awe-inspiring sightings of giants

Struck it lucky and saw loads of whales in the second hour of our trip, including one whopper that breached completely out of the water two times in a row. Even though conditions were a little rough, with many whitecaps, we spotted several lots of spouts and Nathan took us over to these pods but not too close. Amazing to see mothers and newborns cruising along in groups of four or so. One cow and calf snuck up on us and passed right under the boat. Another pod swam close to shore near Hells Gate, where a juvenile played around raising its big head out of the water, thumping its tail, waving a flipper. We also saw several dolphins. Loved it all. The boat trip would be a lot of fun even without the wildlife.

– Whale Watching Tour - TripAdvisor review September 2021
I wouldn't hesitate to go again soon. Best way to see the whales.

Going on the Noosa Oceanrider was a great experience, best price with a safe, professional and informative skipper. I wouldn't hesitate to go again soon. Best way to see the whales.

– Whale Watching - Google review August 2021
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