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  1. Australia
  2. New South Wales
  3. Sydney
  4. Darling Harbour

Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Product ID: 69509
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Look for humpback whales and other marine mammals on an open-water whale watching tour. Cruise past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge before heading out into the Pacific Ocean. Get the chance to listen to whale songs and more.
About this activity
Duration 2.25 - 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Cruise aboard a purpose-built whale watching catamaran
  • Take in the iconic sights of Sydney Harbour with unique photo opportunities
  • See Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, Fin Whales, Southern Rights and a variety of birds
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
Full description
Get a friendly welcome from your informative host and free tea and coffee as you climb aboard a catamaran. Then, cruise past the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison and Shark Island.

Sail through Sydney Heads and into the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. Look for the thousands of humpback whales that pass along the coastline on their annual migration from May to November. Keep a look out for other marine life such as orcas and minke whales, dolphins, seals and fairy penguins.

Listen to whale songs via the state-of-the-art underwater microphones as you visit the best spots to encounter the gentle giants of the sea.
  • Tea and coffee (inside the harbor)
  • On-board commentary
  • Children receive a complimentary activity pack and access to the onboard play area
What’s Not Included
  • Snacks and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pick-ups

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that every trip is different and whale sightings cannot be guaranteed, as these are wild animals in their natural environment
• Please consult a doctor before traveling if you suffer from motion sickness. Tablets that help to prevent motion sickness can be provided
• Infants aged 2 years old and below are not permitted on this cruise
• Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day. Bring a spray/waterproof jacket to keep you dry in case of rain or sea spray. Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat are recommended. A beanie or hat with a tie is recommended as a normal cap may fly off
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Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 181 reviews
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Fantasea Cruising Sydney

Product ID: 69509