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Go Whale Watching Sydney

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| Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Enjoyable cruise-fantastic view

We enjoyed our Go Whale watching cruise. It was a working day and the crew members and captain were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
119chandanb
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
We had a whale of a time 🐳

We were not overly optimistic about our tour to see the whales due to the high swell warnings (3... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JM0662
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Go Whale Watching Sydney is owned by Merimbula Marina. We are a family owned and operated business. We believe in responsible and respectful whale watching practices. As a smaller company we have a strong focus upon customer service from the point of booking to the time we say goodbye after your cruise. We invite you to book a cruise with us and let us share our love of the ocean with you. Our skippers adhere to whale watching industry best practice guidelines and because we watch whales and dolphins year round we have gained a very good understanding of these animals. Our vessels are purpose built to ensure maximum viewing capability and your safety at all times. We are committed to ensuring that our time spent with the whales does not negatively impact them and provides you with a positive and meaningful experience.
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“friendly crew” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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"sea sickness"
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"humpback whales"
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"friendly crew"
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"knew exactly where"
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"travel sickness"
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"small boat"
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"open ocean"
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"great trip"
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"whale experience"
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"tail slaps"
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"natural habitat"
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"warm clothes"
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"wild animals"
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"interesting commentary"
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"these guys"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our Go Whale watching cruise. It was a working day and the crew members and captain were fantastic and friendly. They served us fresh fruits and coffee/tea. They took us to the right spot where we could watch the whales. Had a very...More

Thank 119chandanb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were not overly optimistic about our tour to see the whales due to the high swell warnings (3 meters!) but once the first sighting began, we were soon surrounded by exciting views of both whales and dolphins. We were part of the lucky 30%...More

Thank JM0662
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience. They are not captain cook and yet so good. They went all out to make sure we were able to spot whales. Very friendly crew. They even offered us few eatables despite their rates being the lowest. Thanks guys for the amazing...More

1  Thank Al D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is an amazing experience. It is almost certain that you get a see a whale. The question is how many and how much the whale keep playing when you are there. Word of caution, can be a bit of sea sickness; so don't...More

Thank Chayan S
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I was shocked at first as this boat was smaller than all the others at the wharf and looked older. But I did get a really good deal so I assumed this is what I get. But as we got out on the ocean I...More

1  Thank nicolevrcanada
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very professional and truly dedicated in finding the whales and having the guest experience the excitement of seeing whales in the open ocean. Couldn't fault this company. Thanks for an amazing time.

1  Thank Simone R
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was the best experience ever !!!! We saw 3 Humpbacks together about 1 mile off Sydney Heads. The skipper stopped the vessel and the whales came up VERY close to us. We saw breaching, tails and flippers...... a fantastic photo opportunity for all on...More

Thank Lynne C
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Pictures were taken by our skipper and were shared on their Facebook. It was an amazing experience being in a boat and out to sea. We were able to spot these amazing whales and saw them in action. Our skipper and his staff were experienced....More

Thank Imee_Hussein
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Saw many whales for almost 3 hours. It was a wonderful experience. Stuff yourselves with warm clothes if going during winters.

Thank 444neel
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I have been on many commercial boat trips and this was by far the worst. The small boat was rammed with people and there was no space for everyone to sit down. I had taken my 71 year old father, who would have had to...More

Thank James H
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