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Noosa Oceanrider in The Canberra Times & The Sunday Examiner

Noosa Oceanrider hosted journalist Michael Turtle recently on behalf of Visit Sunshine Coast. His article on his time in Noosa and his Thrill Ride on Noosa Oceanrider was featured in The Canberra Times and The Sunday Examiner.

Happy New Year!

Noosa Oceanrider would like to thank everyone for their support in 2020 and wish everyone a happy and healthy 2021. Dolphin Safaris and Thrill Rides are departing daily throughout January so jump on board!

Noosa Oceanrider on Totally Wild

Noosa Oceanrider featured on Totally Wild Saturday. Ranger Stacey and the crew enjoyed a nature-focused tour taking in the Noosa headlands and searching for the humpback whales and our local resident bottlenose dolphins. Nathan added in a few thrills too. You can see the clip on our youtube channel  

Looking for a Christmas party or gift idea?

Why not get out on the water for your Christmas party or give someone special a Noosa Oceanrider gift voucher. Call us on 0438 386 255 and we can take care of the rest.

Holiday Here.


Goodbye whales for 2020

The whales are waving goodbye for 2020. It has been a spectacular season with many close interactions; we look forward to welcoming them back next year in 2021. In the meantime, we will be running our popular, slow and scenic, nature-focused Dolphin Safari.

New seats

Our seats have had an overhaul. We have new cushioning that moulds to the individual for increased comfort and support and new coverings for a more luxurious look. Covers were prepared by Maroochy Marine Covers.

Noosa Oceanrider on Totally Wild

This week Nathan filmed with Ranger Stacey and the Totally Wild crew from Channel 10. They enjoyed a nature-focused tour taking in the Noosa headlands and searching for the humpback whales and our local resident bottlenose dolphins.  

Whale Watching September

This epic photo was recently taken on board a Noosa Oceanrider tour by local photographer Marissa Knight. September is generally the best whale watching in Noosa as the whales return south with their calves, they stay closer to shore and are generally more playful and active.

Bob the Turtle’s rescue

Captain Nathan noticed Bob the Turtle trying to dive with no success on a Noosa Oceanrider tour. This is known as ‘Floaters Syndrome’ and occurs when turtles ingest plastic, causing a build-up of gas in their digestion system, causing them to float. If they cannot dive, they cannot eat and become vulnerable prey. Bob was taken…

Travellers Choice 2020 award from Tripadvisor!

We are thrilled to receive the Travellers Choice 2020 award from Tripadvisor. Thank you to all our amazing guests, Tourism Noosa and the Noosa community for all the support that has helped us achieve this.

Humpback whale behaviour

Whale Watching season has begun so we thought it was time for a refresher on whale behaviour. Experts believe that some behaviours assist with navigation and allow them to communicate with other whales. The following is some theories on common whale behaviours. BREACHING There are many theories why humpback whales breach including to attract other…