The Best Whale Watching in Sydney


At Whale Watching Sydney we have been watching Humpback Whales off our beautiful coastline since 1993, so we know the great feeling that people get
seeing these whales up close and personal.


Our experienced crew is looking forward to welcome you aboard Sydneys best custom built, fast and spacious
vessels to give you the best day possible out at sea. It's an unforgettable experience!


From mid May to early December tens of thousands of Humpback Whales migrate along the coast off Sydney each year.

Your cruise begins with all of Sydney Harbours famous sights such as the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge,
Watsons Bay and many more as we make our way towards the entrance of Sydney Harbour.

Then we head to the blue waters of the pacific ocean where we witness these magnificent mammals migrate past
Sydney's famous beaches and rugged cliff lines in the biggest mass migration in the world.

What makes us Great


  • 99% Success Rate

    99% Success Rate

    99% success rate finding whales over 20 years over all our whale watching voyages! The best in the industry.

  • Whale Guarantee

    Whale Guarantee

    Get a free return trip if you dont see whales on your first cruise. read about our whale guarantee here.

  • Custom Built Vessels

    Custom Built Vessels

    Custom built vessels for whale watching cruises. We have the newest, largest & fastest boats in Sydney.

  • Viewing Decks

    More Viewing Decks

    More viewing decks than any other Sydney whale watching vessel. Don't miss that special whale moment due to lack of viewing areas.

  • Land Based Spotting

    Shore Based Spotting

    Assisted by shore based whale spotters giving us the advantage to know where the whales are before we go out.

  • Photographer onboard

    Photographer onboard

    Professional photographer on board our large vessel to capture all the action in case you miss it


  • we are the experts

    Most Experience

    We are the whale watching experts with more than 20 years experience - the others just follow.

  • Commentary

    Full Commentary

    Full commentary from experienced Marine Naturalists or Scientists to guide you through the cruise.

  • Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    Real Eco-experience as recognized by independant accreditation and awards.




Your Cruise begins on beautiful Sydney Harbour, departing either Darling Harbour
or Circular Quay.


Each cruise is approximately 2-3 hours (please check our Cruises for the exact times at each pickup and dropoff).
In less than 20 minutes we are exiting the heads and into whale watching waters.

Our experienced crew will instruct you on how to spot the whales just like the early whaling boats did for 100s of years.
Be the first on board to shout thar she blows and feel the excitement when we spot our first pod of the cruise.

We then manoeuvre the vessel into our whale watching position, giving you a detailed commentary so you can feel as
close to these wondrous ocean dwellers as possible.
 
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