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Oz Whale Watching and Sydney Harbour Cruise Incl Lunch or Breakfast

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An exhilarating 4-hour whale watching cruise to see these magnificent creatures and learn interesting facts about their migration and behaviour patterns.

An exhilarating 4-hour whale watching cruise to see these magnificent creatures and learn interesting facts about their migration and behaviour patterns.

Highlights

  • See magnificent Humpback Whales enjoying their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast or lunch onboard
  • Take in the stunning sights between the Sydney Harbour to Sydney Heads
  • Interesting onboard commentary
  • Spacious vessel offering multiple viewing areas, indoor lounge and a licensed bar

Join Oz Whale Watching this whale season for an award-winning tour to see the majestic Humpback Whales, with a Sydney Harbour cruise and hot breakfast or BBQ lunch on board!

You will get to observe the whales on their annual migration from Antarctica to the Great Barrier Reef and back. Oz Whale Watching specialises in providing exhilarating, top-quality eco adventures suitable for people of all ages

We embark on a thrilling 4 hour whale watching and Sydney harbour cruise, which includes a full city sights cruise with commentary of the harbour and its surroundings. You will have the choice of either a hot breakfast (morning tours) or an impressive BBQ lunch (afternoon tours). You will be hosted by an experienced, fully qualified crew and on-board marine naturalist known for their enthusiasm and wildlife knowledge. Our 21m catamaran has various platforms for viewing the whales and is built to be as stable as possible in all sorts of weather conditions.


Your day with Oz Whale Watching includes:

  • 4 hour whale watching cruise through the Sydney Harbour, out through Sydney Heads and return
  • Informative commentary on whales, their migration patterns and behaviour
  • Hot Breakfast or Buffet BBQ lunch on-board. Vegetarian and specific dietary requirements can be catered for with sufficient notice (select on way through checkout)
  • Tea, Coffee and Water
  • Indoor lounge area and licensed bar for beverages (extra charge)
  • Comfortable journey on our vessel the “Jerry Bailey” 21-meter catamaran, capable of carrying 180 people with the number limited to 95 passengers to ensure everyone has a good vantage point
  • Fully qualified crew



Please note: This is a highly popular tour often selling out in advance - You may need to scroll forward a week to see dates that are still available!

Adult $104.00 (Aged 15+)
Child $60.00 (Aged 5-14 years)
Infant $35.00 (Aged 0-4 years)

What's included

  • 4-hour whale watching and Sydney Harbour cruise
  • Hot cooked breakfast - morning tours
  • Buffet BBQ lunch - afternoon tours

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Eastern Pontoon
  • Circular Quay
  • Sydney.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Cancellations:

    No refund for cancellations within 48 hours of departure.

    Booking Amendments:

    All amendments will incur a $10 administration fee per ticket.

    No amendments or rescheduling can occur within 48 hours of cruise departure.

    Whale Sighting Guarantee:

    Our success rate in seeing whales is approximately 90-95%. As whales are wild animals we cannot guarantee that whales are sighted on all cruises although it is rare that whales are not sighted. Refunds are not given.

    Weather Cancellations:

    Oz Whale Watch operates within strict maritime safety guidelines and in extreme conditions Oz Whale Watching reserves the right to cancel a cruise in the interest of passenger and crew safety. In this unlikely event, guests will be offered a return cruise FOC or a full refund.

    Windy and rainy conditions are not reasons for a cruise cancellation. If guests choose not to travel in inclement conditions they will forfeit the cost of the cruise.

Available Bookings from 15 Jul to 28 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

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  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
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  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

  • Adult$69.00
  • Child$60.00
  • Infant$35.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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phyllisb1 from Germany wrote on 10 November 2022

Nice

We saw a lot of whales and the cruise was good, not seasick at all. Food was okay, for vegeterian people only sides. All in all would do it again :)

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deepaak from Australia wrote on 25 July 2022

Amazing and Soulful

We had a wonderful experience of whale watching yesterday. The food was good and tasty. The guided tour was well explained. One thing would like to add is that there was no rush , we were given enough time to watch whales as there were many, fortunately. If you are not sea sick when this is the best experience to enrich your life.

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jamieandnarelle from Australia wrote on 11 June 2022

Sydney Harbour + Whale Watching.

Staff were super friendly and helpful. A wonderful experience going out through the Heads into the open sea. Not too rough, we were advised to take sea sickness tablets, which we did and felt fine all through the trip. We saw the whales-amazing! As well as dolphins on the way home. Thoroughly recommend this trip.

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Liping Liu from Australia wrote on 19 November 2021

Not offering seasickness tablets

I got serious seasickness all the way, not offering any seasickness tablets, and every time l need ask for water, ,,

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From Oz Whale Watching and Sydney Harbour Cruise Incl Lunch or Breakfast

Hi Liping Liu, Hope you are well today. I am very sorry to hear you were seasick. Unfortunately we do not provide these onboard. There is a variety of medications that can be used for seasickness and as we are not aware of client's medical history or of any potential allergies we are unable to judge what would be suitable. We do include in all our pre-departure information a section on seasickness which I have included below. "Our policy is that it's better to be safe than sorry! This is a 4-hour cruise in open water. Please, if you are unsure if you or any of your party will get motion sickness we STRONGLY recommend you consult a pharmacist or doctor for some readily available over the counter remedies. It can really make your day so much more awesome than it already will be!!" At check in, we also double check if clients have taken motion sickness medications and will also advise them to head to the nearby pharmacy prior to boarding.

Amir Wafidz from Malawi wrote on 03 June 2021

excellent

Will come again soon!

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