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

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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 20/07/28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay
    7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    Wharf 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
    Manly Beach
    Sydney Harbour
    Watsons Bay
    Oz Whale Watching
  • You'll end at
    Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay
    7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    Wharf 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
    See address & details
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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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J S wrote a review 09 Nov
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An excellent trip, very informative, and the tour guide had genuine care and respect for the animals and their environment we were entering which allowed the whales to be at ease with our presence. Lovely to see mum & calf on the journey back south. Considering it was 4hrs it
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Marc M wrote a review 09 Nov
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What a wonderful day. Yes it was 4hrs ... which i wondered, would that be to long (but truthfully it flew by). We were onboard for a 21st birthday. Lunch was provided. A nice little bbq with salads. Biggles was an amazing host in regards to his knowledge about whales (I learnt
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Tom H wrote a review 03 Nov
Sydney, Australia6 contributions2 helpful votes
Very friendly crew, and great commentary from someone who knew the whales and local bird life to point out during our cruise. We had a great time, and would certainly recommend this to anyone who wanted to get a whale watching cruise from Sydney. They provided a very safe
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Jem P wrote a review Oct 2020
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Very enjoyable time: informative, very friendly and welcoming staff :) would highly recommend - thanks Oz Whale Watching
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Date of experience: October 2020
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213lloydb wrote a review Oct 2020
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Seeing the whales fully breach so close was very majestic. The breakfast was very nice and the guide very knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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selumakonimau
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BEST PRIVATE CRUISE
I booked the Long lunch harbour cruise for my 10 years anniversary and I must say this was the best private cruise
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114sn
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Once in a lifetime experience. Definitely recommended
Skipper patiently explained about the whales. Whole experience was awesome. And some mugshots with Humpbacks was th
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AM502014
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Great day watching whales
Had a fantastic day on the harbour and out of Sydney heads with biggles and the team at oz whale watching , they co
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mandycN5333VG
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Whale watching - Great experience.
Would recommend! Such a great experience, lovely lunch! Saw plenty of whales. Staff were friendly and informative
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raehul
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Good and value for money
Professional team, conducted whale watching activity following all social distancing norms. Food was ok.
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toa2770
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Magical
It was my first time Whale watching, absolutely loved every bit of it! From the friendly and informative staff, to
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500kryan
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Lunchtime cruise
This is the second time we have ventured out of Sydney heads on the Jerry Bailey with the fantastic crew from Oz Wh
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D8222WGjohnb
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Awesome day out from Sydney Harbour
A fantastic Cruise and very professional and experienced crew..They found whales even at this time of year..amazin
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MichelleM10066
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Whales
What a great time we had. A must if you live in Sydney. Had a travel sick tablet before we left and survived.
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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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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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