We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sydney Whale Watching

Features Animals
Save
Share

Sydney Whale Watching
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
12
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea lions”(2 reviews)
“top deck”(2 reviews)
“fins”(2 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
12°
Oct
22°
14°
Nov
23°
16°
Dec
Contact
Sydney, New South Wales 2217, Australia
Website
+61 2 9556 9200
Call
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
18 results
Traveller rating
12
4
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
12
4
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sea lions top deck fins calf humpbacks heads crew boat cruise
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 3 hour trip. The commentary was good and we saw 2 small pods of whales. The skipper was determined we should see a second pod and looked hard and long to find them for us. The boat was clean , easy to...More

Thank Janis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Getting great Sydney weather made this outing amazing! Though it took a while to see whales, it was worth it. Being on a good sized boat with staff informing us which direction to look out to was very helpful. At $79 for 3 hrs being...More

Thank LittleMissMelly
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We made this toru on August 4 of this year the three members of my family and the truth is that we loved, first the views of the city of Sydney, passing under the bridge and bordering the Opera, and this is simply worth it...More

Thank Francisco R
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A bit of difficulty finding them - the staff kept us up to date with their efforts. We had two humpbacks playing around the boat for 30mins or so. Amazing.

Thank westender2015
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a great morning on a whale watching boat. We sat on the top deck and enjoyed the picturesque Sydney Harbour. Once through the heads, we were on the lookout for whales. Even though August is between migratory patterns, 3 whales...More

Thank eliz497
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We had a chance to take a 3 hour tour this past week while we were in Sydney. The captain of the boat announced that he had seen the whales earlier and gave us warning that we may have to go as far as 3.5...More

1  Thank Flyers1978
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went on the three hour whale watching and saw a few ends of whale tales a dozen water blows and maybe three slight backs of the whales. Quite a few felt sick and it was expensive. And we didn’t see too much. Glad we went...More

1  Thank anne255120
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We saw 3 humpback repeatedly surfacing and doing synchronised dances- breaching, fins slapping, spy hopping and blow. We were surprised there was an instance the whales approached us and raised their head so close to our cruise unexpectedly. No problem capturing by normal phone or...More

1  Thank LPXxxx
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This was well priced and you are given fair warning that you are not guaranteed to see any whales. But we were fortunate enough to see a female humpback with her calf, so as you can imagine, we were very fortunate. We was onboard for...More

1  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Sydney Whale watching. Saw a number of humpback whales with calves and a pod of dolphins made an added bonus. Crew were very knowledgeable about the whales and dolphins and well worth the trip. Great views of Harbour bridge...More

Thank debbiec1963
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 188 nearby hotels
Blakehurst Motor Inn
86 reviews
2.34 km away
CTA Business Club
5 reviews
2.86 km away
Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach
2,041 reviews
3.12 km away
Comfort Hotel Sydney Airport
144 reviews
5.14 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,796 nearby restaurants
The Intersection Tavern
44 reviews
.32 km away
Pho Hanoi Cafe
22 reviews
.34 km away
Orlando's trattoria
26 reviews
.28 km away
Thong-U-Rai
11 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,770 nearby attractions
Abyss Scuba Diving
452 reviews
.32 km away
Cook Park
13 reviews
1.28 km away
Jaitong Thai Massage
10 reviews
1.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sydney Whale Watching staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines