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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

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Cruise the ocean waters off of Sydney to look for humpback and southern right whales as they migrate between Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef from May to November. Your whale-watching experience starts out of Sydney Harbour and heads to the open ocean on a custom-built catamaran with large viewing windows and spacious decks that provide excellent sightlines. Often, dolphins, sea birds and other marine animals make an appearance during the nearly 2.5-hour whale-watching tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.30
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$58.30
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Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

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Cruise through Sydney Harbour in style on board a spacious flagship vessel that departs from Circular Quay and King Street Wharf. Glide by landmarks, including the floodlit Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, and watch the city change colors with the sunset. Then sit down for a 4-course dinner with an array of international dishes including fresh seafood. Enjoy the views from your table or the viewing deck, and live music on this 2-hour dinner cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.77
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$121.77
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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.17
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$51.17
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

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Experience a close encounter with humpback whales without having to leave the city on this thrilling 2-hour speedboat tour from Sydney. Hop on-board the city’s fastest commercial ship and blast off across Sydney Harbour, past iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Leave the city behind and speed out into the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll have chance to spot majestic whales swimming and playing in their natural environment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.82
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$87.82

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Join a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour by double-decker bus to discover the highlights of Sydney and Bondi Beach. Enjoy unobstructed views and recorded onboard commentary as you travel along two routes to top destinations like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, and Bondi Beach. Go in-depth at any given place by simply hopping off the bus to explore. You can experience Sydney and Bondi's most noteworthy attractions at your own pace with your choice of ticket, valid for either 24 or 48 hours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.73
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$43.73
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

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Enjoy an afternoon sail on Sydney Harbour aboard a historic tall ship. Learn about Sydney’s maritime roots and your ship’s sailing history during a cruise that provides close views of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Fort Denison. Get great photo ops and soak up the spectacular scenery. You can even lend the crew a hand by steering the ship and hoisting the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.16
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$36.16
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Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour

Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour

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Experience Sydney’s iconic skyline on a leisurely 3-hour cruise, passing famous landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Luna Park. Enjoy a delicious 3-course set lunch on board, including fresh seafood, cooked meats and tempting desserts, accompanied by live music and entertainment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.35
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$55.35
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Sydney Opera House Official Guided Walking Tour

Sydney Opera House Official Guided Walking Tour

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Go behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House for a fascinating look at this Sydney icon. Your knowledgeable guide leads you through the World Heritage–listed building on a walking tour, sharing entertaining stories about the revered performance center's history and providing access to off-limits parts of the house.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.73
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$31.73
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Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy an evening of fine dining and spectacular views on a dinner cruise that takes place on the waters of Sydney Harbour. Indulge your tastebuds with a meal that includes six superb courses accompanied by Penfolds gold selection of bin and vintage wines and a full open bar. Listen to live music from the lounge singer and pianist while soaking in iconic sights of Sydney such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It’s a great way to celebrate a special occasion while in Sydney.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$191.14
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$191.14
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Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise

Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise

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Enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise around Sydney Harbour accompanied by high tea goodies and sparkling wine from Brown Brothers, a classic Australian winery. Admire clear views of iconic landmarks such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and the city skyline during your 1.5-hour scenic sightseeing cruise. Upgrade to guarantee a window sea with excellent sightlines on the famously beautiful harbor city.  You’ll want to keep your camera handy for great photo ops in every direction.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.35
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$55.35
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

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Explore Sydney aboard a hop-on hop-off Sydney Harbour cruise that stops at top destinations including Circular Quay, Watsons Bay, Manly . Get a great vantage point for photo ops of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Simply jump on and off at as many stops as you like; when you're ready to move on to your next destination, just catch the next boat. Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo, another fantastic attraction located on the harbor shores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.00
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$31.00
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Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy a deluxe sunset cruise on Sydney Harbour accompanied by a delicious three-course dinner. From the water, admire iconic sights such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Luna Park and more. Snap photos as the sky shimmers at sunset and the city skyline lights up for the night as you cruise through Sydney in the evening.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.06
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$73.06
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Small-Group Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

Small-Group Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour

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Set out in search of Sydney’s sun, sand and surf on this full-day tour of the city’s famous Northern Beaches. Stroll the golden sands of Narrabeen; see where popular Aussie soap ‘Home & Away’ is filmed in Palm Beach; and look out along the coast from Spit Bridge and Long Reef. That’s not all: uncover Sydney’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage as you explore the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park; admire the lavish villas along Whale Beach and ride the Manly ferry back to Circular Quay.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.91
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$143.91
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

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Enjoy a visit to the Blue Mountains while in Sydney. Your full-day tour of the World Heritage-listed park visits highlights including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and Jamison Valley. En route, stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and have your photo taken with cuddly koalas. Travel with a small group, providing a more intimate experience.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.39
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$114.39
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Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

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Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Enjoy the delights of present-day visuals as you explore The Rocks and hear the story of Sydney’s convict past as you discover shady courtyards, narrow laneways and hidden areas that even the locals do not know about. Stroll along the shoreline of Sydney Harbour with views of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past Cadman’s Cottage and Campbell’s Cove. Tour Highlights: • The shoreline of Sparkling Sydney Cove • Harbour views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge • Cadman’s Cottage, The Rocks oldest surviving cottage built in 1816 • Campbell’s Cove, offering fantastic views of Sydney Harbour • Awe inspiring Argyle Cut begun with convict labour in 1843 • Within The Rocks historic precinct, we will wander through Greenway Lane, Kendall Lane, Suez Canal, Foundation Park and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.62
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$23.62
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All Inclusive Blue Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Sydney

All Inclusive Blue Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Sydney

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Experience the majestic World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains on a small-group full-day tour from Sydney. Enjoy sweeping views of the Blue Mountains and sites including the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. Hop onboard the Scenic Railway (or other rides) at Scenic World, enjoy a chef-prepared lunch (dietary requirements accommodated), and visit Featherdale Wildlife Park to see kangaroos and other native Australian critters. Then, cruise by boat back to Sydney Harbour on the Parramatta River.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.01
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$107.01
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Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise

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Step on board and begin your Sydney Harbour adventure. Our modern 78ft vessel is designed to feel luxurious and super comfortable, so you’ll feel right at home. Enjoy 360-degree views of the iconic attractions as we sail past. We think lunch should be a long, lavish affair, so we serve generous al la carte meals inspired by locally sourced, regionally inspired delights. Think local seafood from the Hawkesbury, lamb from lush pastures in the Riverina and beef sourced from the upper Hunter Valley. We pair these with a selection of beers, wines, soft drinks and tea or coffee. Our wines have been hand selected by our sommelier from some of the finest wine regions in New South Wales – so wine lovers are in for a real treat! After lunch we head back past Taronga Zoo and Luna Park before arriving back into Darling Harbour at 2.40pm.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.89
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$88.89
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Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise

Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise

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Get the best possible views of stunning Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge onboard a 35-foot (10.5 meter) catamaran. Relax and soak up the colorful sky as you cruise through the water at sunset while nibbling on an appetizer platter and sip on a cold beverage, or bring your own alcoholic beverages onboard with no corkage fee. Watch as the sun sets and the twinkling city lights come to life.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.09
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$34.09
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Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

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Book a table for a 3-hour lunch and sightseeing cruise on Sydney Harbour. Pass top landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as your boat glides along the water. Your sit-down dining experience includes attentive service a 3-course lunch. A variety of fresh seafood, meat, and vegetable dishes are served as you take in the sights. Upgrade when booking to guarantee a window seat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.44
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$80.44
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

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See Sydney in style on a lunch cruise that takes you sailing through spectacular Sydney Harbour aboard a traditional square-rigged tall ship built from the 1920s. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch as your captain sails past iconic Sydney landmarks such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, and Fort Denison. Have the option to include unlimited beer and wine with your lunch.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.06
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$73.06
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Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry

Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry

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Enjoy the freedom of a 2-Day Hop On Hop Off cruise pass allowing you to visit up to 5 famous harbourside precincts including Circular Quay, Shark Island, Manly, Watsons Bay and Taronga Zoo along with entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari Gondola. Cruise pass valid for two consecutive days, and Zoo entry valid on one day.
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  • 4 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.06
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$70.06
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30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

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Experience Sydney Harbour in a unique way: during a 30-minute wild ride on 'Thunder', a jet boat capable of slides, twists, wave riding, and fishtails. Enjoy some sightseeing between tricks with views of Luna Park, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, Rose Bay and other famous Harbour landmarks.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.73
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$62.73

Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

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Soak in 360-degree views as you dine on a delicious buffet lunch or dinner at the Sydney Tower Restaurant's revolving restaurant. From your vantage point high above the streets of Sydney, the views change as the restaurant slowly revolves during your meal. Large picture windows frame iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Circular Quay and, in the distance, the Blue Mountains. Enjoy a lunch, dinner or even a degustation tasting a range of tasty dishes that is sure to please everyone in your party.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.42
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$66.42
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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Enjoy a whale-watching cruise that begins with a breakfast or barbecue lunch onboard the boat while in the calm waters of Sydney Harbour.  After breakfast or lunch, your boat glides past Sydney Head into the Pacific Ocean in search of the humpback and southern right whales that migrate along this coast from May to November. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as you learn about them from your naturalist guide, who provides fascinating commentary about Australian marine life during your tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.06
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What people are saying about Cruises & Sailing in New South Wales

star-5
Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise
"We went whale watching for our first time and not only was it the best experience ever for us. I have to say the crew on the boat were Friendly and kind and Then we all got sea sick and they were so caring and checking up on us. I highly recommend this tour to any one Thank you vicky"..."
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Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise
"The crew were absolutely lovely. Very attentive and provided great service. The vessel was stunning, so luxurious feeling. Food was amazing, and great live music. I would definitely go on this dinner cruise again. The wine/drinks were a bit expensive but the overall experience was wonderful. Definitely recommend for a couple and/or a family!"..."
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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket
"First time in Australia from the U.K., the trip to Taronga was great! Ferry on time, friendly staff & made us a memorable time. The time Taronga was far exceeded our expectations! Beautiful, clean, brilliant animals & staff, very friendly & helpful - didn’t want to leave!"..."
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat
"Fast and bumpy but great. We saw lots of whales many close to us and some leaping out of the water Great driver guide"..."
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Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Loved the fact that I was outdoors while riding on the upstairs section of the bus. Especially important during Covid to have the fresh air in my face."..."
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise
"Jim, captain James and crew. Great afternoon of portering around the Harbour. My 7 yo nephew Leo was so happy to be able to have a go at steering the ship. The experience overall was just the right amount of time for a young boy's attention span. Thanking you for helping me make my Aunty's weekend memorable for him."..."
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Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour
"We loved every minute of this cruise. The food and Staff were exceptional! Will be back to do it all again with a group."..."
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Sydney Opera House Official Guided Walking Tour
"Loved the tour. I had never been to the Opera House before and this was a great introduction. The guide was informative and very personable. We will be back."..."
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Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise
"First class experience. From the welcome champagne and Hors d'oeuvre to the multi-course meal everything was superb."..."
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Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise
"went on a high tea cruise with my husband and it was wonderful. The staff are professional and friendly. Food delicious and great atmosphere"..."
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
"We took the two day pass that included admission to the zoo. It was a great choice. We saw so much of the Bay and really got our bearings from that. It was very interesting and very relaxing so a great choice. Excellent value."..."
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Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
"Everything was amazing but the best part was definitely the food and in particular the steak was perfect!"..."
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Small-Group Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai National Park Bus Tour
"we had a wonderful time. Mike was very informing & knowledgeable . We seen a lot of beaches & history that we would not have seen. WE would recommend this tour."..."
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park
"The scenery in the Blue Mountains, spectacular, great spot for taking photos. Great day out, thoroughly enjoyable"..."
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Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour
"Easy walking very informative talk, leant a lot more about the rocks & visited places not seen before. Excellent tour. Very good tour guide."..."
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All Inclusive Blue Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Sydney
"This was a wonderful tour. I highly recommend this to anyone who would like to see the Blue Mountains and does not want to drive. I know I would not seen as much on my own. The tour operators were wonderful."..."
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Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise
"Outstanding service, exception staff, great weather and a boat that wasn't too big so the conversation was easy and the noise level very low. The food and service were excellent. Altogether it's very hard to suggest how anything could have been better. It was a wonderful experience and we look forward to doing it again soon."..."
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Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise
"We had a lovely cruise through Sydney harbour. The crew was amazing with their commentary as well as their willingness to accommodate photos etc. The charcuterie board was a nice touch"..."
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Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise
"The food and service were impeccable. Unfortunately we got off a bit early to explore darling harbor without realizing it was quite a walk back to the circular quay. But it was nice. Thank you."..."
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise
"Craig was a fantastic host. A wealth of knowledge and very passionate about his job. Very enjoyable cruise but the lunch was a bit of a let down. Possibly need more seating or advice prior."..."
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Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry
"Good way to get to an see the Taronga Zoo on one ticket. Also great commentary from the Hop on cruise guide."..."
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30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist
"Had a blast. Our captain Scotty was great. very knowledgeable with the land marks and a great driver."..."
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Skyfeast at Sydney Tower
"The service was amazing, staff were friendly and easy to talk to as well as have a laugh with. The food tasted phenomenal best food i’ve had ever before so delicious and the view was absolutely incredible 10/10 experience"..."
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast
"Beautiful day with many whales--we were lucky. Waters were rough--plan on taking seasickness medication before you are on the water or you will feed your breakfast to the whales."..."

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