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Whale Watching Sydney

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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
Central Business District
+61 2 9583 1199
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

When I came to Sydney for the second time I wanted to do something different from the usual city sightseeing. I found the advertisement of Whale Watching Sydney in the city booklet available at the airport, I looked the online reviews and I said to...More

3  Thank Silvia D
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I have never been whale watching before and was super excited for the opportunity to see these amazing creatures in the wild! The first time that we spotted and saw one was magical! We then went along following at a distance not to upset them,...More

1  Thank mollyfroggatt94
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We purchased a family ticket for the 3hr boat trip on recommendation from friends and having read some excellent reviews. We got 15% discount on our tickets for purchasing in advance online. So to the trip itself, the boat sped out of Circular Quay out...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I just did a 3-hour'cruise on the 30th of June 2018; It was one of the most incredible experience in my entire life! Living Circular Quay at 1:15pm, 20 minutes later, we were already surrounded by the whales! According to the guide, we saw around...More

1  Thank Askelito
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I am very blessed to live in a part of Australia where I can go every day and watch whales cruise up the coast at this time of the year. However this year I decided to go to Sydney to visit family and found myself...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I went on the discovery cruise and although I had a sea sickness patch on, began to feel sick about fifteen minutes into the trip. The people who worked on the boat were so accommodating and made sure I was okay. I was very impressed...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I did the adventure cruise on a saturday morning (11 am), it was a 2 hour trip on a speedboat, which I found great cause it gets you out to open sea very quickly and it’s easy to move around to follow whales. Also if...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Took the cruise as a gift to my wife & daughter. Couldn’t ask for anything more, whales were breaching almost every 5 minutes during the whole time we were there.

Thank Voltaire C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We went on the 3 hour eco tour off Sydney heads. We were treated to the most spectacular sights. The weather was perfect and the whales were jumping! Def recommend this for locals and tourists.

Thank Footprints535417
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A brilliant trip despite the fact I hate boats. Saw loads of whales and the trip was worth every penny. Would highly recommend doing this when visiting Sydney

Thank Lesley D
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Darling Harbour
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
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Billie M | Reviewed this property |
I have heard that Jarvis bay is amazing, but I am yet to experience it. My Sydney experience was great and we do have the most beautiful views of the harbour on the way in and out.
27 June 2018|
Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
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
5 April 2018|
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Response from Karla M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry guessing it’s way to late now. We went in the morning. I think it’s all pot luck. We went same time last time and didn’t see any whales but got to see dolphins