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About Go Whale Watching Sydney
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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

I took my girlfriend on a surprise date whale watching and the experience was fantastic. They are very knowledgeable and make you feel confident you’re with a crew that know what they’re doing. A bonus is they encourage you to take their Facebook photos taken...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nzhokie
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I went whale watching once with them and I loved it. So I went once again the same week. Both times saw whales and other sea animals. Also saw the whales breach. Crew makes a big effort to find whales and provides you with information....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jurate J
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

It was not a great day weather wise and the staff ensured everyone was well aware of this before we left Darling Harbour, stating it was safe to go out but there was a big swell. We didn't see many whales and a fair few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Graham734
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Went out with family yesterday (Sunday) for the 12.30pm cruise. The swell was about 2plus metres and quite rough once you left the harbour. Crew warned it was going to be rough before we left and people had the option to change their booking, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Val H
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Went whale watching yesterday and had an amazing experience with many whales around adults and calves They also displayed great types of behavior including breaching Best trip ever to see these inc

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen10401
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I purchased 2 tickets from Groupon. The deal was almost to good to be true! When I went to purchase the tickets from Go Whale Watching my internet cut off and I had no confirmation of tickets. I called at 8:30pm and a lovely lady...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Georgia P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We went whale watching today and had a very enjoyable experience. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was a rainy windy grey day with very choppy water but it was good fun and we still managed to spot a few whales! I would travel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbaralU8310RI
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The staff was super friendly with us and the way to the sea was really pleasant! They explained us a lot about the whales and their migration, also they really did their best to get as close as possible to the whales...and yes we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank diamen56
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had a crew of three on the boat including a professional photographer. I particularly liked that those photos were then very quickly on Facebook so you could get copies easily with no extra charge. We found the whales quickly they had several tips on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kaxtlin
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was a great experience, and this is a great company! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They have a very obvious passion for whales, and they do everything they can to ensure that you have a great experience. They served cake and tea/coffee....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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