Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

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From $61.13

98 reviews   (4.27)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Sydney, Sydney

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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See magnificent humpback and southern right whales at play on a Sydney whale-watching cruise. From Circular Quay, this open-water cruise will take you through the entrance of Sydney Harbour and into the open Pacific in search of whales. The open-air viewing decks on board the catamaran offer unobstructed views and the best opportunities for spotting and watching the whales. Getting up close to these gentle giants of the sea is an awe-inspiring experience that you don’t want to miss. With record numbers of whales due to pass along Sydney's coastline this migration season, there are sure to be plenty of sightings and great photo opportunities!

This activity is seasonal. The 2023 season operates 20 May - 05 November 2023.

What's Included

2.5 Hour Whale Watching Cruise

Live commentary on board

What's Not Included

Food and drinks (available to purchase)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please dress appropriately and wear warm clothing. It will often feel cooler at sea
  • Reconfirmation Hotline - Call +61-2-8062 3623 from 7.15am on the day of your cruise to confirm the cruise is going ahead. Cruises may be cancelled subject to weather conditions.
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers 3 years and younger
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • If you are susceptible to travel sickness, please bring the relevant medication
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Whale Guarantee: If a whale is not sighted during your cruise, you'll be given the opportunity to cruise again for free

Cancellation Policy


Great day out.
Bev_D, 14-08-2022
Lovely to be on the water whale watching. Informative and fun commentary.
I’m keen to go again next season.
The whales surrounding...
Lisa_B, 14-08-2022
The whales surrounding the boat was magnificent. Such majestic creatures. We were blessed to be able to be in their space
Great crew! Great experience!
CamilleAnn_T, 08-08-2022
Friendly and helpful crew. The ride out was choppy and a lot of people were sea sick but we saw a few pods of whales that were very close! Overall the whole experience was worthwhile! Even my husband who was seasick say he’ll do it again!!!
Whales off Sydney
scootrgirl5, 28-06-2022
Excellent cruise, saw heaps of whales and even though they didn’t breach, there were so many of them.
Would recommend 10/10
Yes we fid see Whales
wendycG1852LA, 25-06-2022
Started badly with the lady in the ticket box snapping ar me that the information was on the ticket. Why are Australians so rude?
But we saw lots of whales, it was a smooth ride in good weather.
1. Recommend try to get seat upstairs, I missed a lot being in the cabin.
2. Two hours was enough. It either is the season or it isn’t.
3. Check the weather forecast. We weren’t offered anything for sea sickness.

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