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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Board a speed boat for one of the most exciting and most personal whale-watching experiences in Sydney. You will blast out of Sydney Harbour and offshore into the Tasman Sea on your search for these magnificent creatures. Once located you will have plenty of photo opportunities as you travel alongside the migrating pod.

Aboard the the fastest commercial vessel in Sydney, you'll get to the whales quicker than ever before. The completely open design of the vessel, along with its low position in the water, offers the only unparalleled, unobstructed and up close whale-watching experience.

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Port Stephens Day Tour From Sydney Including 4WD, Sandboarding and Dolphins

Port Stephens Day Tour From Sydney Including 4WD, Sandboarding and Dolphins

Discover the stunning white sand beaches and sparkling waters of the North Coast on this Port Stephens day trip from Sydney.

View different native wildlife at the Australian Reptile Park and on the occasion you can witness snake and funnel spider milking. Enjoy an action packed day sandboarding and driving by purpose build 4WD along Stockton Beach sand dunes. Finish up the afternoon with a cruise along the stunning blue waters on a dolphin watching cruise, a picture perfect experience.

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Small-Group Luxury Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Small-Group Luxury Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Enjoy a luxury whale watching cruise with no more the 10 passengers on board. Cruise through Sydney Heads and into the Pacific Ocean in search of humpback and southern right whales as that migrate along the Sydney coast from May to November. Seeing these whales frolicking and swimming in the ocean is an awe-inspiring treat that you will remember forever! This small-group cruise will ensure a more personal experience and fantastic viewing opportunities. A barbecue buffet lunch and beverages are included.

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From USD $200.76
Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Feel your adrenalin rush on a 30-minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride. As the jet boat powers across Sydney Harbour, see the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a different perspective, and experience the thrill of on-water maneuvers like 270-degree spins . This is Australia's most popular jet boating adventure, blasting off from Circular Quay every hour, every day.

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Sydney Eco Whale Watching Small Group Cruise

Sydney Eco Whale Watching Small Group Cruise

Want to see whales in Sydney?

Experience the majestic whales close up when a large number of Humpback and Southern Right Whales start their migration north along the Australian coastline, from Antarctica, to their breeding grounds in Queensland. They swim close to the coastline around Sydney providing memorable whale spotting opportunities.

Book your Sydney eco whale watching cruise today!

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See Details → Duration :4 hours
From USD $83.39
Full Day Sub-Tropical Rainforest Canyoning Adventure from Sydney

Full Day Sub-Tropical Rainforest Canyoning Adventure from Sydney

Located approximately an hour from Sydney, in one of Australia’s most southerly stands of subtropical rainforest and endangered warm temperate rainforest. This canyon features great views of the Illawarra Escarpment, the Pacific Ocean, and local wildlife including Lyrebirds, Swamp Wallabies, Wombats, Echidnas and Water Dragons. This tour includes swimming through rock pools, abseiling through and around cascading waterfalls, rock jumps from heights up to 8 meters and natural water slides. See the areas many natural features including towering cliffs, dense rainforest vegetation, and pristine pools.

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See Details → Duration :9 hours
From USD $126.08
Sydney Jetpack or Flyboard Flight Experience

Sydney Jetpack or Flyboard Flight Experience

Enjoy this action packed 30-minute jetpack or flyboard experience in Sydney and glide through the air as you take in the incredible surrounding scenery. You’ll feel like you’re flying on this James Bond inspired experience as you launch up to 30-feet (10-metres) through the sky. This exhilarating experience is for all skill levels as you will have a personalized professional guide with you along the way. If you're an adrenaline junkie this is the perfect experience for you!

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From USD $108.10
Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

Climb onboard Sydney's fastest commercial vessel for a coastal journey like no other. Departing daily from Circular Quay, Ocean Extreme operates the only adventure vessel with an unrestricted offshore licence. Once you pass all of Sydney's stunning harbour landmarks you will be taken offshore and out into the open ocean at speeds of up to 100kmph. It's here that adrenalin really gets pumping as you jump the waves on your journey down the coastline all the way to Bondi Beach for a photo opportunity not offerred anywhere else. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, whales, seals and penguins.

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Bondi Like a Local: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour Including Surf Lesson

Bondi Like a Local: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour Including Surf Lesson

Join your friendly local Bondi Surf instructor and experience Australia’s most beautiful beach the way the locals do! Enjoy a half day Bondi Beach group tour that includes hotel transfers, surf lifesaving club tour, a surf or bodyboard lesson and a casual beachside lunch with 5 star views across Bondi. There are awesome sightseeing and photo opportunities and all equipment is included. This tours departs daily and will pick you up from your city accommodation at 10am and drop you home at approximately 2pm. You’re never a tourist when you’re cruising Bondi with your local guide.

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Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Feel the need for speed on this full-throttle jet boat shore excursion from Circular Quay! Blast off on Australia's most popular jet boating adventure. See many of Sydney's famous sites including the Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Rose Bay, Goat Island, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge and much more!

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3 Day Pittwater Escape

3 Day Pittwater Escape

Take the time to fully explore this incredible paradise, on our 3 day tour of Pittwater and Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. The pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, hiking trails and breathtaking lookouts have made this a favourite playground for the people of Sydney for thousands of generations.

With a kayak tour and a boat trip included, this is a chance to get up close and personal with this gorgeous Country. Try wakeboarding or tubing, swimming, snorkelling, you might even see some seals. Pull into a deserted beach and let the worries of the world slip away.

The trip is fully catered, but you can choose to take advantage of some of wonderful waterfront restaurants on offer.

Camp in comfort at The Basin - Sydney's famous family campground, complete with showers and bathrooms. Or, stay at the YHA, or a fabulous waterfront Boat Houses.

All food and equipment is provided, no experience necessary, all you need to do is show up with a sense of adventure.

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Self-Guided Sydney Middle Harbour Kayak 3 Hour Tour by Double Kayak

Self-Guided Sydney Middle Harbour Kayak 3 Hour Tour by Double Kayak

3 Hour Self-Guided Kayaking Tour:

Paddling a double sea kayak is a fun and unique way to explore Sydney's Middle Harbour. Choose your own adventure, paddle to some of Sydney's most pristine beaches, get a glimpse out the heads to the Pacific Ocean, or glide past the lush bushland of the Garigal National Park while looking for wildlife in their natural environment.

The Double kayaks that we provide are very easy to paddle, smooth through the water and stable.

The deluxe doubles are made of lightweight materials like Kevlar, or carbon fiber. Less weight means less resistance through the water, making them easier to paddle. They are all Australian made and well maintained.

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Sydney Guided Shore Dive

Sydney Guided Shore Dive

The majority of diving in Sydney is off the shore and is second to none. Join us for incredible guided shore dives! Join our friendly and experienced dive guides and divemasters for our guided shore dives. Most of our shore diving sites reach a maximum depth of 18 metres, making them suitable for all divers including Open Water Divers.

HIGHLIGHTS
• We are the closest dive shop to Bare Island, arguably Sydney's most popular dive site, just five minutes from our front door.
• Single or double dives available!
• All scuba diving equipment is available for hire.
• Free transport is provided to the dive site.
• Knowledgable and experienced dive guides and divemasters.
• Rinsing facilities available after the dive at our shop.

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Beautiful Sydney Sunriser Kayaking Tour

Beautiful Sydney Sunriser Kayaking Tour

During our 28 years on Sydney Harbour, we know all the top spots to visit. We can explore many different locations depending on the conditions and we will do it in style by using beautiful Australian made lightweight sea kayaks (made by Mirage Sea Kayaks).

On our paddle, it is more enjoyable that we cruise at a leisurely pace, therefore you will only need a moderate level of fitness.

You will need to be at least an intermediate or experienced kayaker.

We do not recommend this tour for beginner paddlers.

Beginner paddlers should first start with our Middle Harbour Eco Tour

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Palm Beach and Pittwater Kayak Tours

Palm Beach and Pittwater Kayak Tours

Approximately 1-hour drive north of Sydney is the magnificent Northern Beaches. Make your way to Palm Beach to experience the beautiful sights from the water and breathtaking panoramic views overlooking Pittwater, Palm Beach, Barrenjoey, Broken Bay and the Hawkesbury River. Kayak across the dazzling blue water of Pittwater in a single or double kayak and swim at a beautiful secluded beach with calm, crystal clear water. Bush walk in Ku-Ring-Gai National Park, learn about the history of the local area and explore Aboriginal Caves and artwork with your local and knowledgeable guide.

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