Sydney Whale Watching Cruises

  • No Cancelation
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 3 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Head to the blue waters of the Pacific and witness magnificent whales in migration past Sydney's famous beaches
  • Be assured of a 99% success rate finding whales for over 20 years over all whale watching voyages
  • Enjoy and learn from commentary from experienced marine naturalists and scientists guiding you through the cruise
  • Get refreshments, such a s complementary tea, coffee, water and biscuits, which are available at the bar
Most Recent Review

  • 23 Oct 2018
    Exciting trip out to the sea. We were able to spot some whale calf and the weather was great. Not for the faint-hearted as the journey was quite bumpy. Overall will recommend it to others if you are in the city during the season to go and watch the whale. Thumbs up to the Captain as well

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    4.2 (11 reviews)

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What To Expect

Sail out to the Pacific off Sydney's shores to sight humpback whales on their annual migration. Three varieties of tour are available, so you can select the cruise that best suits you and your travel companions best. The premium 3 hour Discovery Cruise has state of the art technology, comfortable indoor/outdoor seating located at the fore and aft, and multi level viewing on 3 decks. It gives you the longest possible time to sight and enjoy the whales' activities. A more personal experience is offered by the 2 hour Adventure Cruise, which s for small group sizes, getting right up close to the whales as they splash and play. Or maybe you want to make a full day of it, with a 3 Hour Discovery Tour combined with a Hop On Hop Off Eco-hopper combo that will not just have you enjoying the whale sighting, but also allow you to use the Eco Hopper or Manly Fast Ferry services to travel between various stations, bays, and wharfs. This allows you to sightsee around Sydney with ease. All cruises include professional commentary from actual naturalists and scientists, so you get to know the whales better. Select the option best for you and have a great time watching the world's most incredible sea mammals in their natural habitat.

sydney whale watching cruise
Enjoy a cruise on board a vessel with spacious viewing decks
sydney whale watching cruise
Watch as incredible humpback whales begin their migration, playing and breaching in the water
sydney whale watching cruise
If you're lucky, you might spot some local dolphins as well!
sydney whale watching cruise
Choose the cruise that best suit your needs, and get up close to these gentle giants of the sea
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Eat sensibly before you travel
  • Bring seasick remedies or medication and take it before the cruise, as even on the calmest days, its better to be prepared
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-14
  • Child aged 0-3 can participate free of charge, you dont need to book for them. Please mention during boarding that you have a child with you aged 0-3
  • Children under 130cm, pregnant women, passengers with medical conditions or back problems are not permitted on our 2 Hour Adventure Cruise on Totally Wild
  • All passengers must sign an assumption of risk form to ride on Totally Wild
  • This activity offers a whale guarantee: Allows each person with a valid ticket on a cruise that does not see whales to return on another cruise in the same year with a return voucher
  • Ocean Dreaming is wheelchair friendly with all the facilities needed, including 1 disabled toilet
  • Totally Wild has one toilet and can only be used for emergencies
  • The 24 Hour Hop On Hop Off Pass can be used among Manly, Quarantine Station, Watsons Bay, Rose Bay, Taronga Zoo, Fort Denison, Circular Quay and Darling Harbour. See the detailed route map and timetable before travel
  • The 24 Hour Hop On Hop Off Pass gives 24 hour access to all Eco Hopper and Manly Fast Ferry services. 24 hours starts when you first board a vessel. Ticket must be displayed when boarding or disembarking any vessel
  • A download link for the photos onboard will be sent to your email address after the cruise if you purchase the discovery combo
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified


Aquarium Wharf (Darling Harbour)
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • 2 minutes walking from King Street Wharf station
Circular Quay Wharf 6
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • 2 minutes walking from Circular Quay station, Young St, Stand D
Darling Harbour, Pier 26
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • 10 minutes walking from Town Hall station
Cancelation Policy
  • Once confirmed, no cancelations, refunds, or exchanges can be made
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Reviews (11) 4.2
  • Leng Ooi 28 Nov 2018
    Unfortunately this trip was our last day of whale watching season. Can’t really spot many whale. Best advice is to see the whale in between the season. Avoid end season (Mid Nov) otherwise have to come back next year! Overall we still enjoy the cruise and the breeze.
  • Peng Cheong Samuel 23 Oct 2018
    Exciting trip out to the sea. We were able to spot some whale calf and the weather was great. Not for the faint-hearted as the journey was quite bumpy. Overall will recommend it to others if you are in the city during the season to go and watch the whale. Thumbs up to the Captain as well
  • leung 10 Oct 2018
    Good excellent experience
  • yee ling Elaine 29 Sep 2018
    Can see the whale and dolphins , great trip
  • nurul hayati 19 Sep 2018
    recommended it was an amazing experience.. my family very like it
  • Yin Keung 15 Aug 2018
    It is an amazing experience. Everyone got extremely excited when finding the whale. A family of whales swam closely together. They are giant. The bridged over the sea surface.
  • Dana 26 Jun 2018
    Terrible service provided by klook, the pickup details on my voucher stated pick up at circular quay, turned out to be at darling harbour. Even the staff on the ground had a hard time figuring out pickup location. Contacted the customer service but all I received was multiple generic replies. Best to just book directly at the counters from the ports, trips are cheaper or cost the same.

    Reply from Klook

    Thank you for raising your concern to us. We sincerely regret to hear that you had unsatisfactory experience and we take your feedback extremely seriously. Your case has been noted and passed to the local operator for further investigation. Our specialist will get in touch with you shortly. Your understanding will be much appreciated.
  • Cheng Choo 30 Oct 2018
    I was worried before that the process of changing tickets/shipping will be complicated. But everything is too much, the whole process is very simple and direct. The picture of the whale tail is too shocking. The moment of the moment will make the blood boil. We are very fortunate to see two groups of dolphins chasing. It is recommended to eat seasickness medicine one hour earlier, or else it is very easy to miss the precious picture.
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  • Kwok Wai 19 Oct 2018
    The tour guide was very good. I went to the sea to try my best to find the whale trail. I waited for half an hour and finally saw the whale. Even if someone was dizzy and vomiting on the way, they were very patient. The scenic spots will be suspended to take photos of the group members.
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  • Chui Ting 25 Sep 2018
    Very fun, the instructor is good at telling the location of the whale, and also arrives at Haikou on time.
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