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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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See Details → Duration :2 hours
From USD $55.60
Go Sydney Explorer Pass with Hop-on Hop-Off, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Aquarium

Go Sydney Explorer Pass with Hop-on Hop-Off, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Aquarium

Save up to 45% on admission to top Sydney attractions including the Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Madame Tussauds and a Hop-on Hop-off Sydney and Bondi tour with digital pass that you can access straight from your phone - no voucher redemption required! Take the stress out of sightseeing and experience 3, 4, 5, or 7 attractions, tours and activities, from a list of more than 25, at your own pace within a 30-day period. Access your pass instantly by saving it on your smartphone after purchase (available as your 'ticket') and enjoy direct entry to the each attraction of your choice.

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See Details → Duration :30 days
From USD $82.00
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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See Details → Duration :11 hours
From USD $122.93
New Years Eve Tall Ships Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour

New Years Eve Tall Ships Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour

Be part of the action this New Year’s Eve on a romantic tall ship dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour. While cruising the harbor in a historic tall ship, join in the spectacular parade of illuminated boats and enjoy a privileged position on the water for Sydney's world-famous New Year's Eve fireworks at 9pm and midnight. Choose between the Soren Larsen or the Southern Swan, both traditional square rigger tall ships built in the style of the 1850's.

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See Details → Duration :6 hours 30 minutes
From USD $586.22
Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

Just like the early settlers centuries ago, you too can experience the unforgettable thrill of cruising on Sydney Harbour in classic style and comfort. Board our 1850's style tall ship and cruise Sydney Harbour whilst enjoying lunch prepared freshly on-board by your friendly crew.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours
From USD $61.98
New Years Eve Cruise on Timber Ferry

New Years Eve Cruise on Timber Ferry

Treat yourself to exclusive views of the 9pm family fireworks, the stunning Bridge Effect and Midnight Displays from aboard the Wangi Queen ferry, which has access to privileged viewing areas this New Years Eve.

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See Details → Duration :6 hours 30 minutes
From USD $400.90
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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See Details → Duration :4 hours
From USD $200.76
Private Sunset Cruise for Two on Sydney Harbour

Private Sunset Cruise for Two on Sydney Harbour

Cruise from Sydney's iconic Darling Harbour into Sydney Harbour, the largest natural harbour in the world. Relax aboard one of the most luxurious timber vessels on Sydney Harbour, indulge in an Australian sourced cheese platter and bottle of sparkling wine as you soak up the sights. 

Meet up with your skipper for the day at the dock and enter our Beautiful timber vessel, setting your sights on discovering in the bountiful sunshine. Watch your Captain toss off the mooring lines, settle into a comfy seat for the voyage ahead, and chat with your friendly and experienced Captain about what you might see during your cruise. 

Keep your eyes peeled for the iconic sights of Sydney Harbour as you ride toward a Beautiful vantage point to see the colours of sunset wash over the city skyline - where your skipper will happily pour you another glass of sparkling wine.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours
From USD $500.23
Sydney Attraction Pass: Darling Harbour Experience Ticket

Sydney Attraction Pass: Darling Harbour Experience Ticket

The Darling Harbour Experience Ticket gives you the option to visit all included attractions within the one day, or visit the attractions throughout the 30 days that your pass is valid. This ticket will give you a fantastic snapshot of Sydney in all her glory!

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See Details → Duration :30 days
From USD $87.72
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
Sydney’s Tall Ship Sailing Adventure on James Craig

Sydney’s Tall Ship Sailing Adventure on James Craig

Take to the seas around Sydney on a 5- or 6-hour tall ship sailing adventure on board the beautifully restored ‘James Craig.’ Sailing only twice a month, the authentic square-rigged ship takes an unforgettable route around Sydney Harbour, passing under the Harbour Bridge, before venturing into the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are all included on the 6-hour adventure with afternoon tea and coffee included for the 5-hour adventure as well as hearing about the ship’s fascinating history from the crew as you sail.

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See Details → Duration :6 hours
From USD $103.51
Boxing Day Cruise on Timber Ferry

Boxing Day Cruise on Timber Ferry

Experience the excitement of the lead up and start to the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race from the majestic 1920’s timber ferry Wangi Queen. You will get to experience Sydney to Hobart Race Start in style & comfort.

Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the spectacle as the Rolex fleet jostle for prime positions on the start line. Be amongst the action in the lead up to the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

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See Details → Duration :3 hours 30 minutes
From USD $67.33
Sydney Harbour BYO New Year's Eve Catamaran Cruise

Sydney Harbour BYO New Year's Eve Catamaran Cruise

Spend New Year’s Eve in one of the most talked about locations in the world and bring in the New Year with a bang. See the spectacular Sydney firework display and enjoy the views of Sydney Harbour by night. With indoor and outdoor areas for viewing the display, skip the crowds and experience New Year’s Eve on a boat on the amazing harbour. A great NYE option at an affordable price point for smaller group bookings.

Kirralee is a spacious catamaran that can accommodate for up to 30 guests. The 10.5 metre Seawind Resort 1050 has a large internal cabin and cockpit area with easy access to the front bow area. The vessel will take up position in a suitable location with prime views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and spectacular firework display.

New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour is perfect to experience with a group of friends or to bring along the whole family and enjoy breathtaking views of the spectacular Sydney fireworks!

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See Details → Duration :6 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Sydney City Tour with Unique Sydney Harbour Cruise

Small-Group Sydney City Tour with Unique Sydney Harbour Cruise

Take in the best of Sydney by land and sea with a small-group city and harbour tour. Cruise past iconic sites including Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. You'll also see the city by mini-coach with an expert guide. Highlights include Bondi Beach, Paddington, The Rocks, and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on this small-group tour limited to 16 people.

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See Details → Duration :8 hours
From USD $159.65
Sydney Harbour Boat Tour with Unique Beach Landings and Local Guide

Sydney Harbour Boat Tour with Unique Beach Landings and Local Guide

Discover our beautiful harbour’s best kept secrets and take a stroll or swim at one of Sydney’s most idyllic, uninhabited beaches ... home to a resident colony of penguins.

You’ll see all the iconic harbour sights, learn first-hand about our colourful history and culture, see waterfront mansions of the ‘rich and famous’, visit a secluded national park beach and have morning tea at Quarantine Station and museum, a fascinating 19th century colonial settlement.

The tour includes a skipper and local guide/host, bottled water and a delicious morning tea. Tours depart daily from Campbells Cove in Circular Quay at 9.45am and returning at 12.15pm. 

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $85.86