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Get the chance to spot humpback whales right outside of Sydney on this speed boat tour from Circular Quay or Manly Wharf. Your captain will take your group right out into the Pacific Ocean, where you'll look for a pod of whales and learn about the sea mammals before returning to the city.
- A captain/guide will lead you out to see whales
- Morning and afternoon departure times are available
- Depart from Circular Quay or Manly Wharf
- Waterproof jackets will be provided for those who need them
27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
Returns to original departure point
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Wind/waterproof jackets
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- 48 hour cancellation/rescheduling policy applies
- Passengers must be 12 years old
- Passengers with back, neck, shoulder injuries or heart conditions, or those who are pregnant or who have injuries/conditions that may cause a risk to their health are not permitted to ride on the boat
- For directions to the departure location; type "Campbell's Cove Pontoon" into google.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travellers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travellers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Great way to do the whale watch via speedboat. You get to see the whales pretty up close and also a nice way to see the beauty of the northern beaches on a fun ride. Totally worth the price
Date of experience: October 2020
Don’t look any further, Captain Blake is the best person you can get. He’s so knowledgeable, fun, safety conscious and one hell of a boat captain. We had quite the windy weather but it just made things more exciting and unique, all because of his experience. Thank you ocean…
It was such an incredible experience. It is by far the best whale watching experience I have been on, and I honestly don’t think it could have been any better. Blake is so knowledgable and friendly, and he coordinated it so well, everyone had a front-row seat! The photos…
Date of experience: September 2020
The boat was faster and slower than I expected. Flying through the water from whale pod to pod was an amazing thrill and being in a small boat able to idle along side their path let’s you feel close (but not too close) to the action. Blake was an excellent tour guide providing…
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Love love love I’m completely dreamy today from the experience and Captain Blake’s knowledge. The experience was not
Everything from seeing the whales, the knowledge of the tour guide to the amazing James Bond boat we travelled in.
Date of experience: July 2020
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About the operator
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By: Ocean Extreme
We had an absolute blast on the high speed thrill ride! Blake was our guide and he was great. The swells were big t…
11/10! Must do if visiting Sydney and love a thrill
Everything was incredible from booking to the trip finishing. Love to see a business utilise technology well! No pa…
It was absolutely spectacular
The ride was absolutely awesome, the sea was rough with the swell but the ride is even better in these conditions, …
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Great ride, saw all the sights of Sydney, the ocean was rough but driver was great the family had heaps of fun
Best whale watching company in sydney
The captain Blake is a true magician. Not only is his boat small, fast and quiet. But it is also very low to the wa…
Blake was fabulous. Well worth the money! Leaves Jet boat rides for dead😀 If you are near the Harbor it is a MUST …
A great experience
The weather was great for it and so were the waves. Overall a great time with great views I would definitely recomm…
Although a little hesitant that the boat trip might be way too scary, this trip exceeded every expectation and more…
Jesse J M00
I had an amazing time. If you are going to do anything in Sydney...this should be it. Blake was super nice and we s…
Three of us booked last minute today for a whale watching trip with Ocean Extreme and it was brilliant!! Blake was …
Great Whale watching
It was a beautiful serene winter day - the water was glass, Blake said it is never like this. We saw many whales a…
Really fantastic experience. Blake is a consummate waterman and guide and you can see he really cares about giving …
Whale watching by speedboat - Do It!
What a truly outstanding experience! In fact, Sydney had a really cold and windy spell on the date of our first boo…
Experience of a Lifetime
We recently went on this whale watching tour with Blake as our guide. The boat is fast and fun, and you blow past …
Great experience while in Sydney!
My family visited Australia for the first time back in June, and while we were in Sydney we took the Ocean Extreme …
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