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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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This is Sydney's only true 3 in 1 whale watching cruise. Including a city sights cruise with live commentary on Sydney's history both past and present, BBQ lunch and whale watch experience on the ultimate Sydney Harbour cruise. Relax while you see the sights of Sydney from the water as you cruise around Sydney Harbour and dine on a BBQ buffet lunch or breakfast (sat/sun only) served on board. Then head out into the open sea to go whale watching, pass through the Sydney Harbour Heads. Your crew will locate and provide informative commentary on the whales and their activity. These giants of the sea once nearly hunted to extinction, it is believed in history the humpback population was once as low as 200 whales. The conservation of these beautiful animals has led to the humpback population being at a safe level to avoid extinction. Numbers are restricted on this whale-watching cruise, with plenty of room inside and out for viewing in comfort on board your spacious sightseeing vessel.
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 return to the starting point
  • 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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Departure Point
Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay, 7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • BBQ buffet lunch or breakfast (depending on departure time selected)
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Live commentary on board
  • Humpback whale watching
  • 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 travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 96 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a great show first thing. Mom and calf did a small jumping routine which was nice to see. Smoky day so whales were staying down longer but a nice day on the water. The team did a good job.
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Last day of season with no sightings, we knew this was possible. Still a good time with three years to return.
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Nobody from the ticketservice told me that it could be a rough boatride and that you can get seasick. They told me that I would get dinner on board so I thaught it would be a gentle boatride. Just after dinner suddenly the boat was almost flying .. like er was a massive storm
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We were told it was the end of the whale migratory system so it was unlikely we would see whales, but after searching for a while, the staff spotted some way off in the distance. We headed over and were rewarded with seeing a mother and calf. The knowledge of the staff was
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We were made well aware before we even boarded that it was the end of the season and the likelihood of seeing a whale is slim to none, in which case we are more than welcome to re-book a date within the next three years. At first we saw a few pods of dolphins, but with a little
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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