3hr Discovery Cruise, Fantasea Catalina
On Fantasea Catalina

3hr Discovery Cruise

The 3hr Discovery Cruise is the best whale watching cruise in Sydney, combining high speed with 3 levels of viewing decks onboard our custom built, large catamarans.

2hr Explorer Cruise, Fantasea Escapade
On Fantasea Escapade

2hr Explorer Cruise

Sydney’s best value whale watching cruise. You want a quick whale watching fix and don’t need all the bells and whistles? This cruise is perfect for you.

2.5hr Cruise

Central Coast Whale Watching

No need to travel into Sydney for your whale watching cruise with local departures from the central coast at Palm Beach and Ettalong.

Why come with us?

10-15min to the ocean

Don’t waste hours traveling to the whales and back. Minimal time in the harbour, maximum time with whales.

25 Years of Experience

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

Whales Guaranteed

Get a free return trip if you dont see whales on your first cruise.
Read our FAQs.

3hr Discovery Cruise, Fantasea Catalina
On Fantasea Catalina

3hr Discovery Cruise

The 3hr Discovery Cruise is the best whale watching cruise in Sydney, combining high speed with 3 levels of viewing decks onboard our custom built, large catamarans.

On Fantasea Escapade

2hr Explorer Cruise

Sydney’s best value whale watching cruise. You want a quick whale watching fix and don’t need all the bells and whistles? This cruise is perfect for you.

2hr Explorer Cruise, Fantasea Escapade
2.5hr Cruise

Central Coast Whale Watching

No need to travel into Sydney for your whale watching cruise with local departures from the central coast at Palm Beach and Ettalong.

Why come with us?

10-15min to the ocean

Don’t waste hours traveling to the whales and back. Minimal time in the harbour, maximum time with whales.

25 Years Experience

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

Whales Guaranteed

Get a free return trip if you dont see whales on your first cruise.
Read our FAQs.

Recent Whale Sightings

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5 hours ago

The wind picked up a notch in the afternoon and so did the whales 🀣It took a little while for the whales to get going, but we found a frisky juvenile close to Bondi Beach which breached EXACTLY 14 times in a row, as our Marine Biologist Cassie would happily tell you, as she is keeping a personal breach tally this season, which hopefully breaks 100 tomorrow! πŸ’₯ ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome shots !!

Just amazing :)

Love your updates 😍

Beautiful

Stephen Johnson

MuZammil Mujahid bondi beach !

Alf-Jenny Babazogli 😱

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9 hours ago

We are finally back at it again with our first cruise since Sunday heading out this morning. ⛡️ No trouble finding whales as you would expect for this time of the season with hundreds moving past Sydney in a day at the moment. They were mostly cruising while we watched them with the odd splash in the distance, which turned out to be a competition pod of 3 humpbacks chasing each other through the ocean not too far from Manly Beach. 🐳 ... See MoreSee Less

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Catherine Hill Bay with drone

Plenty up here on the Coffs coast

Great news! The government has eased restrictions from today, which means we can accept more people onto our cruises 😎 Previously sold out trips now have availability again, so check our website if you missed out before! 🐳  

Book online at www.whalewatchingsydney.com.au

1 day ago

Great news! The government has eased restrictions from today, which means we can accept more people onto our cruises 😎 Previously sold out trips now have availability again, so check our website if you missed out before! 🐳

Book online at www.whalewatchingsydney.com.au
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Sarah

Wow.

I'm feeling good... Like I just made over three payment so far today and I'm still looking for more babies to spoil if you're also interested I can also do that for you too Cu,s I love helping and spoiling beautiful lady like you

Great news for everyone living at the Central Coast - We will have daily whale watching cruises departing from Palm Beach and Ettalong during the school holidays starting this weekend! 🐳

Book online: whalewatchingsydney.com.au/cruises/central-coast-whale-watching/

1 day ago

Great news for everyone living at the Central Coast - We will have daily whale watching cruises departing from Palm Beach and Ettalong during the school holidays starting this weekend! 🐳

Book online: whalewatchingsydney.com.au/cruises/central-coast-whale-watching/
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I saw a whale breach sighting from Captain Cook lookout yesterday it was awsome

I wish I could have seen this Beautiful πŸ₯° sight

Julie Hayes something for you to do with the kids.

Ana Claudia Meine Tainá Oliveira vamos lah 😍😍😍

I'm feeling good... Like I just made over three payment so far today and I'm still looking for more babies to spoil if you're also interested I can also do that for you too Cu,s I love helping and spoiling beautiful lady like you

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5 days ago

Look what we found this afternoon! πŸ₯³ Great cruise just then with 3 very active humpbacks πŸ’₯ They were quietly heading north at first, but decided to do a U-turn and started to breach south for half an hour. Pretty awesome whale watching at the moment with so many whales off the coast. We are hoping for more of the same tomorrow πŸ˜† ... See MoreSee Less

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We were on north head too - awesome display

Brigid Dwyer

I haven't been whale watching in about 23 years (that was in Qld), took the family today and was not disappointed with the whale action! Weren't we lucky! Friendly staff, and covid-19 restricting passenger numbers is a great opportunity to get the best out of it!

If only it wasn't so rough today. People being sick everywhere and I missed most the breaches because of itπŸ˜’ Not the crew's fault, I know. They did a great job. Just a dissapointing birthday gift πŸ˜”πŸ³

We were at North Head watching from land and it was amazing. Couldn't help but be a little jealous of the show all you boat people were getting! Magnificent creatures!

I’m a little excited but at the same time hoping it will really finally happen. I have been wanting to see this for a very long time.

Laura Hamad

I was on this, this afternoon! Great experience! Thank you, team!!! 🐳

Brilliant day. Thanks guys. 100% positive experience.

Pat get me some pictures of that

Still comes up in my feed! It does look pretty epic tho... Luna Mars

Fingers crossed for tomorrow Ramona! 🀞🏼

lovely

Showing off!

Wow fantastic

Looks great. I'm booked for the 17th of July by accident. Needed the 16th. How did I go about changing that?

Graham Nicholl Look what they got today 😭😭😭😭

Max Pat

Benjamin Spoodge

I'm feeling good... Like I just made over three payment so far today and I'm still looking for more babies to spoil if you're also interested I can also do that for you too Cu,s I love helping and spoiling beautiful lady like you

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We are not back to daily whale watching cruises just yet, so it felt great getting back out there again after being stuck on dry land for a few days . As expected, plenty of whales about, mostly cruising north today, but we got one great breach in the afternoon towards the end of the trip! Hopefully more of this tomorrow when we will have our very first sunset cruise heading out. Fingers crossed :)

6 days ago

We are not back to daily whale watching cruises just yet, so it felt great getting back out there again after being stuck on dry land for a few days . As expected, plenty of whales about, mostly cruising north today, but we got one great breach in the afternoon towards the end of the trip! Hopefully more of this tomorrow when we will have our very first sunset cruise heading out. Fingers crossed :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you have any spots for the sunset cruisw this weekend?😊

Beautiful 🐳 !

Mel Sherritt I wonder if this was the guy we seen?

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I'm feeling good... Like I just made over three payment so far today and I'm still looking for more babies to spoil if you're also interested I can also do that for you too Cu,s I love helping and spoiling beautiful lady like you

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Testimonials

  • Went Whale Watching with my teen and we both loved it! if you are in Sydney between May/November and you check weather/sea conditions, GO! You are not going to be disappointed!

    Kikka1931
    Dec.2019
  • Once we got out of the Harbor, we started seeing whales. They were jumping and feeding and just cruising along side the boat!! The crew were all super friendly and helpful and kept the trip fun and interesting.

    BigMo
    Dec. 2019
  • Whale Watching Sydney. Another excellent trip with lots of whales observed. If you book online suggest you tick the extra option for getting the professional photos. Good commentary on what you are seeing

    AsiaDavies
    Oct. 2019
  • Must to do with kids. Amazing experience with kids. Must to do if in Sydney. There is big difference watching whale compared to other animals as the shear size of whale and they move is magnificent.

    mayanksaksena1
    Oct. 2019
  • Never thought in my whole life I would see whales so close . Commentator excellent with information and keeping us up to date with sightings and explanations .Β  A Fantastic exceptional trip .

    733doctor
    Sep. 2019

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