Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort

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7 Samarinda Drive, North Stradbroke Island Point LookoutSee nearby area


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On a spur of land at the far end of Point Lookout are these roomy apartments with passably stylish furniture, some with large decks. All units are three-bedroom: if you book a one- or two-bedroom option, some doors will be locked. Bring your binoculars to spot the namesake humpbacks. Single-night stays are possible, but are considerably pricier.

Our independent authors have visited Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in North Stradbroke Island.

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Located 20 km from the township of Dunwich, Whale Watch Resort features direct beach access via a private pathway. It offers spacious, self-contained apartments with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Guests can take a relaxing dip in the outdoor swimming pool.

Whale Watch Resort is 500 metres from Captain Cook's Lookout. It is a 5-minute walk from the Point Lookout Surf Club, cafes and shops.

Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining setting and a washing machine. It offers a lounge area with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player.

Onsite leisure facilities include a fitness centre and games room. Barbecue facilities are also available for guests’ use.

The resort is a 45-minute drive from Brisbane, followed by a 20-minute water taxi trip. If travelling with a car, guests can take a 45-minute barge or ferry trip.

Important information

All apartments at Whale Watch Resort are 3-bedroom apartments with 2 bathrooms. Guests booking a 1-bedroom apartment or a 2-bedroom apartment will have no access to the third bedroom. In this case, a 1-bedroom apartment will come with 1 bathroom, while a 2-bedroom apartment will have 2 bathrooms. Guests who book a 1-bedroom apartment and want access to the other bathroom can do so by request with an additional cost.

Please note that this property does not have any policies, procedures or resources in place to accommodate the unique needs of school graduates during the annual "Schoolies Week" period. It does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of school graduate guests during this period.

Please note that this hotel has a strict 'No Party Policy'

Set in Point Lookout, Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort offers a garden and fitness centre. Margate is 47 km away. Free private parking is available on site.

Featuring a balcony, all units are air conditioned and feature a seating and dining area. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are available in some units. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a dishwasher and oven. A microwave and toaster are also available, as well as a kettle. Every unit is fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Whale Watch Ocean Resort also includes an outdoor pool.

Redcliffe is 48 km from Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort, while Springwood is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Brisbane Airport, 42 km from Whale Watch Ocean Beach Resort.

Services & facilities

  • Family
    • Family rooms
  • Recreation
    • Games room
  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Garden
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
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