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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

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    What to Expect
    Arrive at Campbell's Cove Pontoon, Circular Quay 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure to meet your driver and complete the brief sign in process. Board the vessel and be taken briskly across the harbour to Manly Wharf to pick up more passengers. Once everyone is on board, you'll receive a safety briefing, a requirement for all offshore adventures. Your driver will also outline the key things to look for when trying to spot the whales.

    Hold on tight as the vessel picks up speed and leaves Sydney Harbour to head offshore to migration routes of the humpback whales. Your driver will be in contact with the other vessels to find the livliest and most approachable whale pods. Once the whales are located you will cruise alongside the migrating pod while your driver outlines plenty of whale facts.

    How far away offshore you are now will determine how long you can spend with the whale pod.

    When it is time to head home you will be asked to take your seat again and hang on as you speed back to Sydney Harbour.

    The passengers from Manly will be dropped back first. Then you will cruise back through the harbor to Circular Quay, hopefully with a memory stick full of photos of breaching whales.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Wind/waterproof jackets
    • Entry/Admission - Sydney Harbour
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • 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.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The best way to go whale watching is in a small group so, everyone gets to the see these magnificent creatures in their natural environment. The small speed boat got us out in great time, so we could get as much time with the whales as possible. Blake was great. He gave lots of
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    What a fantastic ride! It was a very calm day and perfect weather for a boat ride. We even managed to spot a mother whale and her calf twice! Even if we hadn't spotted them the ride is still worth the money. Perfectly safe and awesome fun!!!! Thanks for sharing the Sydney harbor
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    Our guide Blake was awesome, is was super windy the day we went out, and we were warned and ready before we left, it was so much fun, like a cross between a roller coaster ride and a fun boat ride. Felt completely safe and enjoyed the ride. Was fun watching out for the whales,
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    Fantastic tour on a small boat (less people + faster to the whales = more time with the animals). Blake is very knowledgeable and gives lots of useful informations about the cetaceans. He makes great pictures and sends them to the participants FOR FREE after the tour, so that
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    Great tour guide, fantastic memory. We got to see whales, dolphins, seals from real close in their natural surroundings. Beautiful scenery of Sydney from the speed boat. I will never forget this tour.
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