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Address: 37 Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Sydney Whale watching.

Sydney's best value whale watching Sydney cruise. We...

Sydney Whale watching.

Sydney's best value whale watching Sydney cruise. We are the only Sydney whale watching company that offers live commentary, whale watching experience, a Sydney Harbour cruise and a BBQ buffet lunch all included in the one great package.

Prices range from $50 - $94.

The cruise runs for 4 hours and is a family owned and operated business that has been running for 15 years. Whale watching can be an exciting experience and we believe everyone should try it at least once in their life.

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US$456.86*
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Sydney Harbour Progressive Long Lunch Cruise
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US$249.54*
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Small-Group Luxury Sydney Whale Watching Cruise
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US$72.18*
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch

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Fantabulous Experience

Yesterday my friend and I cruised the harbour to Shark Island and what a great time. Aaron and the lads are caring people and nothing is too much trouble. We had a delicious BBQ... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cowan123go
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went on their BBQ lunch cruise out to shark island and Sydney harbour. It was bought for us as a present for my birthday -my sister had bought it on Groupon at what she thought was a discounted price, we later found out the Groupon price was the same as on their website! What a con!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday my friend and I cruised the harbour to Shark Island and what a great time. Aaron and the lads are caring people and nothing is too much trouble. We had a delicious BBQ sausage/chicken lunch with yummy salads and a bread roll. I would definitely recommend taking this trip and if you look at the website you could find... More 

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Thank Cowan123go
OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review Cowan123go! It's so great to hear you had a fantabulous experience on our Sydney Harbour Discovery Cruise. The BBQ buffet lunch is always a delicious meal and can cater for all. Hope to see you cruise with us again. More 

Engadine
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My family and I (2 adults and 2 teenage boys) went on the Shark Island cruise yesterday (22/1/17). We all had a great day. The boys had plenty to eat (when feeding teenagers this can be impossible). The boys went snorkeling and love it. They saw heaps of fish and the highlight was a stingray. We are Sydney residents but... More 

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Thank engamum
OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi Engamum, thanks very much for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are glad to hear that you all had a great day and that you liked our BBQ buffet. Our Sydney Harbour Discovery cruise definitely offers a new experience of the Sydney Harbour. As Sydney residents, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I did some whale watching with Oz Whale Watching as part of his birthday gifts last year and we really enjoyed it. The weather wasn't so great that day though. It was quite windy and the waves were pretty high which made the ride pretty bumpy. We took Travelcalm original 30 mins before we got on the... More 

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OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi Saria, thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. It's good to hear that you had a great day even with such weather conditions. Taking sea sickness tablets is a great idea if you're concerned about getting motion sickness. We hope to see you again on our whale watching cruises, maybe even again this year -... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I went on one of their lunch cruises because I got a great deal on their website for it. I ended up sitting up on the top on the side benches. Eating on the boat was a little hectic but it worked out and they had a good system for it. Also, if you get motion sick, I would recommend... More 

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Thank Katie937
OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi Katie, thanks very much for the review, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you had an overall amazing day on our whale watching cruise. How lucky you were to see several pods of whales as well as humpbacks breaching the water! Great to hear that our whale watcher provided informative commentary on the whales. More 

Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Had high hopes based on other positive reviews, but this was a disappointment all around. Boat arrived late, lunch buffet was edible but nothing special. Trip there and back was not bad, but the island itself is pretty miserable - extremely hot (especially if there is no sea breeze), stinking of dead fish, with inadequate facilities and limited shade or... More 

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Thank killalla
OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi Killalla, thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback, we take all reviews into consideration and hope to better our Sydney Harbour Discovery cruise by doing so. We are sorry to hear that the weather conditions impacted your overall experience. Our crew now offer the opportunity to stay on board the cruise in non ideal weather conditions. More 

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It was amazing right from start. The booking was a breeze, their directions, everything. And the actual whale watching experience was genuinely breath taking. The guides experience was really handy as he could really estimate well where the whales would surface and guide the captain accordingly, which made all the difference in us getting as close as possible safely. They... More 

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OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi s_keyur, thanks so very much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad to hear that you had an amazing experience on board our whale watching cruise. Our guides often provide informative commentary on whales and their knowledge of whales allows for safe encounters that don't interfere with the mammals. Our BBQ Lunch buffet... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Thanks for a Great day on Shark Island. January 2017 We enjoyed a simple, but delicious BBQ, shared a bottle of wine, enjoyed an Awesome day at Shark Island. Stunning views of Sydney Harbor, a very pretty place and a super friendly crew; Captain Dave, James and 1st mate Aaron THANK YOU :) Recommended 10/10

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Thank sghangloose1980
OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi sghangloose1980, thanks for the review. It's great to hear that you had an awesome day and enjoyed both the BBQ lunch buffet and the visit to the Shark Island national park. We hope to see you again - perhaps on one of our whale watching cruises next time! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The buffet lunch was average. Would strongly recommend taking sea-sick pills if you want to enjoy the whole trip. Staff were friendly and accommodating where they tried to make the passengers feel as comfortable as possible. Skipper is very knowledgeable. Overall a memorable experience and we managed to catch 2 separate sightings of calf and their mothers which were recorded... More 

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OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Thanks siang_ahs for taking the time to provide us with feedback. While our vessel, the Jerry Bailey, is equipped for cruising in open seas, passengers may still experience motion sickness and we suggest taking sea-sickness pills prior to the cruise if this is a concern. It's great to hear that you found the whale watching cruise to be both a... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Well started off a little bit dubious, met a really nice lady, Amy, on the information desk outside wharf 6 who was excellent and talked us through the options and costs, tickets booked we returned an hour later to board and Amy had taken the trouble to come and make sure we were alright and that the crew looked after... More 

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OzWhaleWatching, Front Office Manager at Oz Whale Watching, responded to this review

Thanks M8bne for taking the time to write a review for us. It's great to hear that you had an all in all great time! Our vessel, the Jerry Bailey, is equipped for cruising the open seas and our crew are experienced in all conditions to ensure safe travels during such conditions. Glad that you were able to see both... More 

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