Paddle Out for Whales – Sunday 31st July, 2022

Torquay Jetty & Ernie Organ Park, Torquay  | Registration from 8:00am | Paddle Out 9:30am – 10:00am

Bring your SUP, kayak or paddle board along to celebrate and encourage whale conservation in Hervey Bay, the whale watch capital of the world.

Paddle out into the ocean for a minute silence to recognise the importance of the ocean and whales to the world, and particularly the Fraser Coast. Leandra Gurbiel will be sharing the sacred Aloha Mai E chant during the event to honour the whales and their significance to the region.

Thanks to our sponsors UniSC, for bringing you pre-Paddle Out for Whales yoga, be sure to bring your yoga mat and join in the fun.



8am – 9am – Yoga – with complements of UniSC

8.30am – Registration open & pre order t-shirt collection

8.30am – Live music from Jon Vea Vea

9.30am – Paddle Out for Whales

  • Welcome to Country
  • Blessing on the Fleet from Hervey Bay Minister Representative Keith Stevenson
  • Aloha Mai E chant
  • Minute silence

10am – Live music from Jon Vea Vea


Paddle Out for Whale T-shirts will be available for pre-order via the registration link.

Click the Paddle Out for Whale Registration button to secure you place in the in Paddle Out from July 1