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Whale Watching on a Speed Boat

Sydney Harbour departing Manly
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Highlights

  • Offshore whale watching adventure
  • Expert whale commentary
  • High speeds of up to 50 knots!

Jump on-board a unique, personal whale-watching tour! This safari tour is one you will never forget! The vessel's unique layout offers unobstructed views of these majestic creatures due to your low position in the water. You may even spot dolphins, sharks, seals or penguins on your adventure!

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 2 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 1.5 - 2 hour offshore boating adventure
  • Top of the line wind/waterproof jackets
  • Close up view of North Head as you depart Sydney Harbour, and observation of whales during their annual migration
  • High speed offshore boating to and from the whale pods

Due to the nature of the vessel, you are offered one of the most personal whale watching tours available with expert commentary. With a maximum of only 21 passengers and top speed of up to 50 knots, you are able to reach the whales quickly and maneuver into the perfect position to maximum your view of these majestic creatures.

Whale-Sighting guarantee: - If you do not see a whale while on this whale watching safari, you will receive a free trip on the same vessel during the same whale watching season, subject to availability.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow up to 2.5 for the entire experience, which consists of a 15 min passenger sign in and safety briefing, and 1.5 - 2 hour boating adventure (depending on how long it takes to locate whales)
  • Available mid-May to mid-November on Saturdays and Sundays and numerous weekdays depending on demand and weather
  • Tours depart at 10.30am or 1.30pm

Numbers on the Day

  • This experience runs with a maximum of 21 participants
  • A minimum of 8 people are required for the experience to go ahead
  • Participants will be contacted by the experience provider directly to reschedule if minimum numbers have not been reached

Weather

  • In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider
  • If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the provider

Dress Code

Wear warm clothing, as temperatures offshore can be significantly lower then on land. A beanie or some form of headwear is recommended as most of your body heat is lost through your head. Gloves optional. Sunglasses are essential for protection from both wind and glare.

Other Info

Whale sightings are guaranteed. If whales are not spotted on your tour you are permitted to rebook onto another tour on the same vessel during the same whale watching season. Subject to availability.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Minimum height is 130cm
  • Passengers with back, neck, shoulder or heart conditions, those who are pregnant or who have injuries/conditions that may cause a risk to their health are not permitted to do this experience and if so, do so at their own risk
  • Participants must be able to board and disembark the vessel unaided, support their own bodyweight and be able to use legs to absorb ocean bumps

Cancellation

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

Rescheduling

  • Over 48 hours prior to the experience date: No charge to change the experience date and time
  • Within 48 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. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances.
  • This experience can be affected by swell, wind and rain. The cancellation of this experience is at the experience providers' discretion and participants will be offered to reschedule their booking.