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Whale Watching and Sydney Harbour Cruise - Departs Darling Harbour

Join the crew at Go Whale Watching Sydney as we make our way from Darling harbour, taking in the famous Sydney Harbour land marks and out to the open ocean for an epic Whale Watching experience!

Our Sydney cruises depart from Darling Harbour and pass many of Sydney's famous landmarks including Luna Park, the Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Kirabilly House, Fort Denison, Bradley's Head, the mansions of Rose Bay! During the weekend cruises you will see the Harbour alive with colourful sailing boats

Once out past the Heads the fun really starts as we start to look for the wonderful Humpback Whales migrating past. Our land based spotters will hopefully help us to find the whales in no time at all! The majority of the migrating whales spotted are Humpback whales, but you will also have the chance to see other species like Southern Rights, Minkes, Bryde’s Blue and Orcas, as well as other marine life like dolphins, sea turtles, Australian Fur Seals, a bounty of sea birds

Our best efforts are made to ensure your cruise is an enjoyable one but please remember these are wild animals and do not perform on cue! A range of behaviours may be viewed from spy hopping to breaching and tail slipping. Our professional crew ensures minimal disturbance to the animals we are encountering, while providing and informative commentary and always being happy to answer any questions you may have

Tour includes:

  • Your cruise will be approx. 2 hours 45 minutes depending upon where whales are found
  • Chance to spot a variety of Whales and other wildlife
  • Informative commentary from our crew
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water. Morning / Afternoon tea consisting of tea, coffee, cake and fruit is available on the return journey

Departure Times - Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure to allow for check in, the tour will depart at the departure time:

  • Monday to Friday 1.30pm (also 10:30am during school holidays)
  • Saturday & Sunday 9.30am to 12:15pm and 12.30pm to 3:15pm

Departure Location: KING STREET WHARF 7 - Darling Harbour, Sydney. (King Street Wharf runs parallel to Lime Street and is directly in front of the Casa Restaurant)

*During September the whales are often found out wider and cruise times may be extended

Please note: cruise times are approximate, at times cruises may be extended if whales are found late in the cruise to ensure you get the most from the experience

Please note we don’t recommend this cruise for young children. We recommend that you take sea sickness prevention tablets before boarding the boat as this tour goes into the open ocean. Please visit your chemist to discuss options available to you.

We recommend wearing: Flat covered shoes, warm clothing, wet weather jacket if raining, hat, sunglasses, camera. Feel free to bring any food you may like whilst on the cruise.

Price: $78 per person

Children under 12 months are not recommended

Available Bookings from November 13 to November 19

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10spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$37.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$35.00

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

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Adriane from United States wrote on 21 October 2018

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Excellent day trip!

Glenn and Harrison are very knowledgeable about the area as well as the whales. They provided a delightful tour out of the harbour and made sure all guests were comfortable throughout the trip. We were fortunate and saw 6 whales on our trip. They brought their own professional photographer and made the incredible images available to us for free shortly after the trip via their social media. Would highly recommend Go Whale Watching for a trip.

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Cecile from France wrote on 24 July 2019

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Awsome

Well were lucky to have a nice blue and sunny wheather. The explanations from the staff allowed us to have more informations about the wales. We were lucky to see a few + 2 breachs !!!

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Klara Schober from Switzerland wrote on 22 October 2018

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Professional and friendly

Perfect Company for whale watching tour. They know where they find whales, get very close and give enough time to enjoy them. Small number of people compared to other companies. Highly recommended!!

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Omar from New Zealand wrote on 17 September 2019

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Whale of a time

Harrison u beaut! Gr8 trip in wild seas. Saw some awesome active whales. The free pics a bonus. Friendly casual service, just the way we like it. Highly recommend Go Whale Watching.

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Daniel Jackson from Australia wrote on 28 July 2019

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A Whaley, whaley good time

Great afternoon, nice cruise out of the harbour seeing all of Sydney’s famous landmarks. We spotted loads of bottle nose dolphins close to the boat before finding at least six pods of Whales, many breached next to us.

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