Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Cruise - Weekend




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  • See the famous iconic Sydney Harbour
  • Pass 'The Heads' along Sydney's picturesque coastline
  • Revel in the excitement of whale sightings

Explore Sydney Harbour as we cruise past some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks. You'll be taken on a thrilling ride on this large, fast, seagoing catamaran past The Heads to where the whales play. Fly past The Gap and the luxurious cliff-top mansions for a unique Whale watching experience.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 3 hour cruise from Darling Harbour, or a 2 hour 15 minutes cruise from Circular Quay
  • Complimentary Tea and Coffee
  • A fully hosted Whale Watching experience with live commentary on board
  • Photography opportunities to snap some of Sydney's Iconic landmarks from a unique perspective

With a twice daily departure you may board from either Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. You will be welcomed by a friendly, informative host who will offer you complimentary Tea and Coffee. Then the thrilling adventure starts as you cruise past some of Sydney's most iconic landmarks. These include The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and some of the harbours' most fascinating Islands, Fort Denison and Shark Island.

As you approach the heads fly past 'The Gap' and the luxurious cliff-top mountains as you take in the beauty of Sydney's magnificent coastline. With the annual Humpback migration currently passing Sydney's coastline you will go to the best spots where you can enjoy and photograph the natural beauty a whale has to offer. A truly memorable and once in a lifetime experience.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Departure times from Darling Harbour (King Street Wharf 9) - 9:00am (Friday - Sunday)
  • Departure times from Circular Quay (Eastern Pontoon) - 9:30am (Friday to Sunday)
  • The duration of the cruise from Darling Harbour is 3 hours, and 2 hours 25 minutes from Circular Quay.

Numbers on the Day

The price quoted is for 1 person. There will be a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 130 people on the ship.


This experience is subject to weather and sea conditions, the experience provider will contact you on the day if your experience needs to be rescheduled.

Dress Code

Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day. Bring a spray/waterproof jacket to keep you dry in case of rain or sea spray.

... and Importantly


This is a seasonal experience, available from mid-May to late October.


  • Please note those who suffer with motion sickness will need to consult their doctor before partaking in the experience
  • Adult : 16+
  • Child: 5-15 years old
  • Children between 2-4 years old and under may travel for free. Please contact the experience provider at time of booking for children of this age
  • Children aged 2 years or under are not permitted on this cruise for safety
  • Valid ID required for senior/student rate


Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • Greater than 24 hours prior to the experience date: No fee to change the experience date and time.
  • Within 24 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book.