Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Cruises

This winter, go on a whale watching cruise from Sydney Harbour for a memorable time spotting the Humpbacks. As your whale watching cruise departs from Sydney, enjoy roving views of popular attractions like Harbour Bridge, Opera House and more. Cruise out in to the open sea and catch the majestic mammals of the ocean in action on a whale watching cruise from Sydney Harbour.

With a choice of four whale watching cruises from reputed Sydney operators, take your pick and get an exclusive opportunity to spot pods of whales right from Humpbacks, Southern Right and more as they migrate to warmer climes, north of Sydney. Every September, whale watching cruise season in Sydney begins with the whales swimming out from the cold Antarctic waters northwards, past Sydney, to escape the winter and breed.

Come November, the whales return again with their new born calves back to south of Sydney. As whales travel in pods, you’re sure to spot more than one of these ocean mammals during these months on any of these whale watching cruises from Sydney.

If lucky, you may also catch them playfully indulging in head and tail slapping, peduncle throws or breaches! So, why wait… pick and choose from any of the four whale watching cruises from Sydney and experience the grandeur that is associated with these ocean giants up-close!

4Hr Oz Whale Watching Brekkie/BBQ Lunch Cruise

Experience an exciting whale watching cruise inclusive of Sydney Harbour sightseeing & BBQ lunch to catch the Humpback whales in action.

3Hr Whale Watching Discovery Cruise - Darling Harbour

The perfect way to see whales in Sydney, Fantasea’s whale watching cruise has the best success rate for spotting them. With no overcrowding, everyone gets a view!

Duration 3hr

From $109

3Hr Whale Watching Discovery Cruise - Circular Quay

Make waves with this unique experience on a whale-watching catamaran; enjoy up-close and personal views of the whales and their delightful antics.

Duration 2hr

From $109

Ocean Whale Watching Experience

Daily whale watching tours with limited passengers. Personalised whale watching experience to spot the migrating Humpback whales.

Duration 3hr

From $109

Tallship Whale & Sail Cruise

Experience the thrill of seeing the mighty Humpbacks up close, coupled with the excitement of sailing on a classic square rigger tall ship.

Duration 5hr

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