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Whale watching Sydney offers daily cruises from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay to watch Humpback whales. Whale watching Sydney (Bass & Flinders Cruises), have been operating since 1979 and whale watching since 1991. Award winning Australian...more
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Darling Harbour | Cockle Bay Marina, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Well...I loved the trip I was able to do with them...the first cruise I booked was cancelled due to the sea...so they upgraded me to a bigger boat and even if the sea was wild and even if we didn’t saw that many whales...their not...More
We took the zoo and whale watching package and would recommend it to anyone. The zoo was really fun and we had seen enough by the time we needed to head to the dock for the whale watching. Whenever we are in an area that...More
Before we boarded we were all warned about the conditions at sea & that there was an average wave height of approximately 3-4 meters! We were given the option that we could cancel and go another time, however for us this was our only opportunity....More
We took the two hour explorer cruise. The boat is much smaller than many available but that didn’t detract from the enjoyment for us. We were lucky enough to have multiple close viewings of a small group of whales - not just a blur in...More
6 of us were visiting Australia from the UK and having embarked on whale watching tours with my partner in Mexico, I urged the group that we were with that should do this.
Now, there is a very key message to this review that all...More
After more than 1 hour trip from wharf of Sydney, we got a spectacular view... many whales were enjoying dancing just in front of us! So amazing. Our children were really excited and they got an excellent souvenir of Sydney.
From start to finish this was a fantastic experience. Making a reservation was easy. Checking in at the pier on the day of the tour was smooth. The boat is comfortable and offers a unique, very close view of the water and wild life (as...More
We did the three hour discovery cruise (afternoon, from circular quay) a few weeks ago. It was a fantastic experience. I think we were particularly lucky, as a pod of three curious humpback whales came very close to the boat and gave a great display!...More
A number of us on today’s trip were very disappointed that the itinerary was changed without notice and that the cruise did not return to circular quay on time.
This affected the onward travel plans for quite a few guests and should have been communicated...More
Thank Paul P
Jonas L, Crew Member at Whale Watching Sydney, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Of course we try not to disappoint any of our passengers, but this situation could have quite easily been avoided by you Paul. As you know we were quite far away from Sydney with whales typically being further offshore during September. We were watching two...More
Finally, we saw whales on the sea, feeling very excited. In addition to whale watching, the trip is as a Sydney cruise tour from the sea.
Note that people who are seasick have to take medicine before going, otherwise your trip will not be perfect....More
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
yes sorry to take so long to answer, the whales migrate north between May and November from the antarctic then make their way back so there is still plenty to see but I would contact the whale watching company as they know... More
yes sorry to take so long to answer, the whales migrate north between May and November from the antarctic then make their way back so there is still plenty to see but I would contact the whale watching company as they know the best times