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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast provided by Oz Whale Watching

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Overview
See Sydney’s sights by sea on a half-day whale-watching cruise. Avoid long lines at major attractions, enjoy great Sydney Harbour views, and spot whales and dolphins with informative commentary. This cruise is good for people who want to spend some time on the water and see native marine life in the wild, and experience the city’s landmarks away from the crowds.
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You'll start at
Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay
7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, AustraliaWharf 1, Eastern Pontoon, Eastern side of Circular Quay The pontoon is located in front of Searock Grill Restaurant Please check in 15-30 minutes before departure time
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    Sydney Harbour Bridge
    Stop: 45 minutes -
    Once on board you will enjoy a scenic harbour cruise while enjoying a delicious meal. During this time you will take in all the iconic sites of Sydney
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    Pass by Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
    Pass by Manly Beach
    Pass by Sydney Harbour
    Pass by Watsons Bay
    Pass by Oz Whale Watching
You'll end at
Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay
7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, AustraliaWharf 1, Eastern Pontoon, Eastern side of Circular Quay The pontoon is located in front of Searock Grill Restaurant Please check in 15-30 minutes before departure time
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Highlights
  • See Sydney sights away from the crowds, on-board a whale-watching ship
  • Whale sightings are guaranteed (or another cruise is arranged for free)
  • Enjoy a fresh cooked breakfast or lunch on the water
  • Learn about Sydney geography and Australian wildlife from your captain
What to Expect
Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and meet your ship at King Street Wharf. Board the vessel and enjoy a fresh breakfast or lunch buffet (Tea and coffee are included and alcoholic beverages can be purchased). Sail through Sydney Harbour and snap photos of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Next, your boat cruises north past Manly Beach and Watsons Bay, as you enter the open waters of the Pacific Ocean where the whale watching begins. Thousands of humpback and southern right whales pass through this stretch of Australian coast every year, so whale sightings are guaranteed. In the occurrence that you don’t see one, you can book another cruise free of charge. It is common to see dolphins and other marine life on the cruise and your captain provides expert commentary on the wildlife you encounter The cruise ends back at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay, 7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • BBQ buffet lunch or breakfast (depending on departure time selected)
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Live commentary on board
  • Humpback whale watching
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking- Vegetarian dietary requirments only can be catered for
  • Seasonal product available from May to November
  • Please dress appropriately with comfortable shoes and warm clothing depending on the time of the year
  • Please bring a camera and sun protection
  • If you require motion sickness tablets please visit a pharmacy or seek advice prior to your cruise departure
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 96 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sheena T wrote a review 9 Jul
Australia83 contributions24 helpful votes
Fabulous experience, well organised, covoid safe and so much fun and information. Biggles was entertaining informative knowledgeable and do respectful of the whales which we sae plenty 😍 Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jamie G wrote a review 9 Jul
Warriewood, Australia3 contributions3 helpful votes
Whales were the highlight with Expert guiding and commentary from Biggles Which was fun and educational.
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Jen O wrote a review 6 Jul
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We saw three whales breaching and frolicking for hours. Wonderful experience Great hospitality, ample food and an informative commentary. The vessel was immaculate and staff friendly. Group size was great and ample room. Highly recommend as a great afternoon out. The guys
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carmel255060 wrote a review 4 Jul
Bateau Bay, Australia255 contributions51 helpful votes
Had an amazing time. We saw plenty of whales and even had some swim up alongside our boat. Biggles was a great commentator and character. Very knowledgable man and very friendly. The bbq lunch was very good and the staff were helpful. The vessel is clean and comfortable.
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19021947 wrote a review 3 Jul
Sydney, Australia14 contributions1 helpful vote
Having a couple of whales pop up right beside the ship was amazing and being able to watch them underwater (looking at their white bellies/sides) as they went under the boat and popped up on the other side. They stayed with us for a long time and were very entertaining.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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927libbyr
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Whate watching
Fabulous trip - saw lots of whales - quite close. Extensive commentary. Lunch good. Plenty of room to sit and space
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barb791
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Pricey, good food, mediocre service
The restaurants and on board food and drinks were very good and generous. The skipper (who had a glass of champagne
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Andrew windle
This was a fantastic day on the harbour,everything was exceptional,the staff the food the drinks the boat,and great
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wheremyfeettakeme
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Go with Oz Whale Watching!
We’re so glad we booked with Oz Whale Watching rather than other tour providers. They knew where to go to find whal
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jennifermD631BE
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Birthday trip with Family
WOW what an amazing sausage, great commentary, crew were great, passenger safety was always at the forefront, the B
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Cctrvls
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Absolutely Loved The Tour!
Our family loved the breakfast with the whales tour. Almost immediately after getting out of the harbor we saw two
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TravellerCaz063
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Had a whale of a time!
From the friendly welcome to the interesting commentary, we had a lovely time. The crew were careful not to disturb
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674JasonH
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Fantastic Experience
Had a great day whale watching out of Sydney. Biggles (the whale expert and tour guide) was fantastic, full of info
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RMNKMSAMN
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Great morning with Whales
Trip was great. Crew member were very polite and made all possible for the best experience.We managed to see a whal
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jochenk569
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Whale watching is a gamble - we were lucky
First of all: we went there to hopefully see some whales and we did - so from this point of view it was a 100 from
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Simonjfshr
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Whale Watching
We had a fantastic afternoon watching Humpback Whales with OzWhale Watching. A spacious and comfortable boat, great
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ppangms
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Oz whale watching
It is a great day. Good food for lunch. Good explanation about the whales. We really enjoy the whale jumping out of
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jorgebarb
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wonderful experience
All started few weeks before when I spoke with Clarissa in the Harbour. She was very prompt and helpfull. I wanted
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520ediliaf
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There Be Whales
We go out every year to see the whales off Sydney. If you want to have a great experience go with OzWhaleWatching b
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HafeezShahiwala
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Whale Watching, a must do with them.
Great experience. Great crew. Biggles was so informative and has such a good understanding of the whales. He was al
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  • Duration: 4h
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