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Premier Whale Watching Byron Bay

Premier Whale Watching Byron Bay

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Maximize your chances of seeing humpback whales by joining this tour from Byron Bay, led by a marine biologist. Head for areas that the whales are known to pass through as they migrate in winter, watch them as they majestically breach, and listen to them sing by using an underwater hydrophone.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$86.06
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$86.06

Jervis Bay Whale Watching Tour

Jervis Bay Whale Watching Tour

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Witness one of nature’s most fascinating phenomenon, the annual humpback whale migration, on this whale-watching cruise from Jervis Bay. Set sail for the crystalline waters of the Jervis Bay Marine Park and get up close to the gentle giants, who migrate to the warm waters of New South Wales between May and November. Enjoy prime viewing opportunities on-board a specially designed catamaran, with the chance to spot bottlenose dolphins, penguins, seals and albatross along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.01
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$47.01
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Jervis Bay Dolphin Tour

Jervis Bay Dolphin Tour

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Enjoy a thrilling encounter with dolphins in their natural environment on this cruise from Jervis Bay. Spot playful bottlenose dolphins swimming, diving and jumping around the boat as you explore the Jervis Bay Marine Park, and soak up dramatic views along the New South Wales coast. With a specially designed catamaran including five viewing levels, you’ll have plenty of chance to get up close to the magnificent sea creatures, watching as they swim and play alongside the boat.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.31
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$25.31
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Hunter Coastal Adventure Tour by Boat from Newcastle

Hunter Coastal Adventure Tour by Boat from Newcastle

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Book ahead for front-row views of the Hunter Coast and its marine life on this cruise from Newcastle. Save time and avoid missing out by prebooking, and absorb the panoramas as you cruise along the coast. Watch for dolphins, seabirds, and turtles; sail by coastal forts, cliffs, and beaches; and cruise up-close to the caves at Caves Beach, all as a guide shares background. Photos of your trip are included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.71
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$68.71

Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle

Humpback Whale Encounter Tour from Newcastle

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Prebook to save time and see humpback whales in their natural habitat on this whale-spotting cruise from Newcastle. Board an eco-tourism boat and hit the open waters to observe humpbacks in the wild, learning about their natural behaviors via the commentary as the boat maintains a respectful distance. Plus, watch for dolphins and seals, and admire the coastal scenery as you hear details on local landmarks, culture, and history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.71
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$68.71
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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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$86.06
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$86.06

Coffs Harbour Whale Watch Experience

Coffs Harbour Whale Watch Experience

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Go looking for whales in the Pacific on a whale-watching cruise from Coffs Harbour. Aboard the "Pacific Explorer," you'll journey through Solitary Islands Marine Park to spot humpback whales during their migration. With no assigned seating on the boat, you can spread out on the deck for unobstructed views of the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.86
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$57.86
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2hr Explorer Cruise - Sydney's best value whale watching cruise

2hr Explorer Cruise - Sydney's best value whale watching cruise

Whale Watch in comfort with air-conditioned cabins with large windows and great indoor and outdoor seating. Informative commentary by our experienced crew and onboard multimedia presentations ensure you are fully informed of what to look out for so you can make the most out of this unique experience. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase from the onboard licensed bar. Fantasea Escapade is wheelchair accessible. If no whales are successfully watched on your cruise, you receive a free return cruise.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.67
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$42.67
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3 Hour Discovery Cruise Ultimate Whale Watching Experience

3 Hour Discovery Cruise Ultimate Whale Watching Experience

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Spot majestic humpback whales swimming and playing in their natural environment during this whale-watching cruise from Sydney. Sail across Sydney Harbour, past the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, to the open waters of the Pacific and get up close to the gentle giants. This seasonal tour runs between May and November, and cruises pick up from either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.13
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$57.13
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Small-Group Luxury Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

Small-Group Luxury Sydney Whale Watching Cruise

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Enjoy the comforts of a 4-hour luxury whale-watching cruise from Campbell's Cove in Sydney. Head across Sydney Harbour and past the Sydney Heads into the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean to look for humpback and southern right whales on their migration through the Southern Hemisphere. Your naturalist guide shares informative commentary about the whales throughout your tour. Enjoy an included barbecue lunch buffet served on board and accompanied by unlimited drinks. You’ll travel with a small group limited to 10 people, which provides a more personalized experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$235.05
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$235.05
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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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$72.57
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$72.57
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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.71
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$68.71
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Sydney Hop-on-Hop-off Cruise and Whale Watching Cruise

Sydney Hop-on-Hop-off Cruise and Whale Watching Cruise

Get out on Sydney Harbour in two different ways with this tour package that combines a 2-day hop-on hop-off cruise pass and a whale-watching cruise. The hop-on hop-off cruise provides flexibility to visit up to 4 of the city's harbor precincts and can be used over two consecutive days. The whale-watching tour must be taken on the first day. Booking this combo tour gives you two popular tours at one convenient price and saves you the hassle of figuring out how to travel the harbor by boat.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.60
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$71.60
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Whale Watching Jervis Bay

Whale Watching Jervis Bay

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Look for humpback whales during a 2–hour whale–watching cruise from Jervis Bay. Learn about the whale behavior and their annual migration through this part of Australia, and keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life in these pristine waters.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.22
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$48.22
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Jervis Bay Dolphin Watch Cruise

Jervis Bay Dolphin Watch Cruise

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Delight in watching bottlenose dolphins play in the crystal clear water of Jervis Bay on a 1.5-hour dolphin-watching tour. Cruise the ocean aboard a sturdy and deluxe catamaran with five decks for excellent viewing opportunities. Your captain and crew provide informative commentary about the intelligent and acrobatic dolphins as you see them come to check out your boat. Choose a morning or afternoon tour and enjoy a memorable cruise on Jervis Bay.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.96
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$25.96

Summer Blast Terrigal

Summer Blast Terrigal

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A 60 minute cruise along the scenic Central Coast beaches on our ecotour RIB. Enjoy the stunning scenery, watch for dolphins and other marine life. Visit the proposed Forresters Beach Marine Sanctuary. Have a few thrills as we take a high speed run back to the Haven. Learn about the unique coastal environment from a qualified Marine Biologist. Departs Terrigal Haven Beach Look for our blue flags on the foreshore.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.14
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$23.14

Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Embark on the only whale-watching cruise to depart from The Pass beach in Byron Bay, offering the fastest route to the path of migrating humpback whales, plus dolphins, turtles, and sea birds. Travel with a small group of no more than 12 on a vessel specially designed for marine life spotting, equipped with underwater viewing devices and a hydrophone to listen to whale songs. Whale sighting is guaranteed—if you don’t see one, take another cruise for free!
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.55
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$79.55
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