Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Express - 2 Hours


Highlights & inclusions

Two hour express whale watching cruise
Learn about humpback whales
Covered roof for extra protection
Spacious vessel limited to 46 persons
Not suitable for infants under 5 years of age
This experience operates between May to November

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Thu, May 30, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the thrill of whale watching with this two-hour cruise from Sydney Harbour passing iconic landmarks like the Opera House. In just 20 minutes, you'll be outside Sydney Heads and ready to spot humpback whales on their annual migration. Along the way, learn fascinating facts about these magnificent creatures from knowledgeable crew members as you watch the gentle giants breach, pec slap, and more. From mothers with calves to competitive pods, every cruise offers unique sightings.


What you need to know

  • Two hour whale watching cruise
  • Live commentary on the whales and their behaviours, facts and statistics
  • Comfortable vessel with covered roof
  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and drink
  • This experience is seasonal and operates between May to November
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm (August – November only)
  • 6 pm – 8 pm (October – November only)
  • This experience has a duration of two hours
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from the Eastern Pontoon in Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000.
What To Bring
  • Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and prepare for it to be colder on the water
  • It is strongly recommended to bring some over-the-counter remedies for seasickness
Terms And Conditions
  • If you don’t see whales, you can join another cruise for free (valid for up to three years)
  • All participants must be over 5 years of age
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience.
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience.
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

  • Email us at
  • Help code: D2B-6AA9
  • This experience is supplied by Premium Sydney Whale Watching Cruise with BBQ Lunch


Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
or 4 payments of $22.25 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience
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