Sydney Activities & Tours: Australia

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

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Port Stephens Day Tour with Dolphin Watching, Sandboarding & Australian Wildlife

Discover the scenic North Coast region of Port Stephens on a full-day coach tour from Sydney. Visit a wildlife park to check out the critters, then hop on a boat in Nelson Bay to look for bottlenose dolphins. Hit the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes for a 4WD tour and a chance to try sandboarding! With wildlife viewings including Australian favorites like koalas, kangaroos and Tasmanian devils, plus a dolphin-watching cruise and sand dune tour, you’ll dive into the natural world just outside urban Sydney.

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See Details → Duration :11 hours
From USD $124.88
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

This is Sydney's only true 3 in 1 whale watching cruise. Including a city sights cruise with live commentary on Sydney's history both past and present, BBQ lunch and whale watch experience on the ultimate Sydney Harbour cruise. Relax while you see the sights of Sydney from the water as you cruise around Sydney Harbour and dine on a BBQ buffet lunch or breakfast (sat/sun only) served on board. Then head out into the open sea to go whale watching, pass through the Sydney Harbour Heads. Your crew will locate and provide informative commentary on the whales and their activity. These giants of the sea once nearly hunted to extinction, it is believed in history the humpback population was once as low as 200 whales. The conservation of these beautiful animals has led to the humpback population being at a safe level to avoid extinction. Numbers are restricted on this whale-watching cruise, with plenty of room inside and out for viewing in comfort on board your spacious sightseeing vessel.

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See Details → Duration :4 hours
From USD $62.97
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

See magnificent humpback and southern right whales at play on a Sydney whale-watching cruise. From Circular Quay this open-water cruise will take you through the entrance of Sydney Harbour and into the open Pacific in search of whales. The open-air viewing decks on board the catamaran offer unobstructed views and the best opportunities for spotting and watching the whales. Getting up close to these gentle giants of the sea is an awe-inspiring experience that you don’t want to miss. With record numbers of whales due to pass along Sydney's coastline this migration season, there are sure to be plenty of sightings and great photo opportunities!

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 45 minutes
From USD $49.58
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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 $56.48
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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 $84.72
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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 $124.88
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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 $203.95
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Sydney Hop-on-Hop-off Cruise and Whale Watching Cruise

Enjoy the flexibility of a 2-Day Hop on Hop off cruise pass, allowing you to visit up to 8 famous Harbour Precincts along with an afternoon Whale Watching cruise to see the playful Humpbacks on their annual migration.

Cruise pass valid for 2 consecutive days, and afternoon Whale Watching cruise must be taken on first travel date.

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See Details → Duration :7 to 16 hours
From USD $62.13
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Whales Under Sail Whale Watching Sydney

Enjoy the unique eco-friendly experience of whale watching under sail (weather permitting). After a short transit to the entrance of Port Jackson your small group tour heads into the Tasman Sea to search for Humpback and other species of whales during their annual migration passed Sydney

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See Details → Duration :3 hours
From USD $61.55
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Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Sightseeing Tour via Helicopter and Sailing Yacht

Enjoy a stunning day out in Sydney cruising the harbor on a luxury yacht and charter helicopter as you discover the eastern seaboard of Australia and witness the Australian Southern Right and Humpback whales migratory journey first hand.

This is a whale watching experience like no other, an absolute once in a lifetime experience sure to leave you speechless! To ensure the best engagement with this extraordinary giants, you will travel from both above and sea level, providing you with the best views possible.

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See Details → Duration :6 hours
From USD $2,686.57
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Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Previous customers have suggested that our charters make a memorable experience and the captain ensures to see plenty of wildlife on every charter, not just whales! The boat is perfect for most weather conditions, with drop-down clears to protect from the rain and wind and sunroofs that can open up to embrace the beautiful winter sun. Not only will you be exploring the Sydney harbour and depending on the day, but some cruises also venture past Sydney's breathtaking Northern Beaches such as Manly Beach.
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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $34.51