Turn your visit into a whale spotting expedition with an incredible whale watching cruise in Sydney. When it comes to whale watching the capital city of NSW stands apart from the rest of the major cities in Australia. Unlike other whale watching places in Australia, Sydney has two whale watching season, one season starts by May and ends by August, during this period you will be able to see pods of humpback whales migrating to the warmer waters to mate and give birth and then in summer they return south to feed in Antarctic waters. Spotting a whale from shore is preferable only during winter because in summer more than 20,000 whales migrate along the coastline of Sydney.

Humpbacks are happy companions and Sydney whale watching cruises are the best way to watch them up-close.

The Shark Island located just off Rose Bay is perfect for spotting whales and orcas. This secluded harbour island offers the best views of both sides of Sydney's Harbour, which is the North and South Head. Book in advance and enjoy the pristine ambience and weather of Sydney.

Ben Buckler

Located North of Bondi Beach is a small hamlet called Ben Buckler, famous among the locals this pristine spot is a swimmers paradise. The Ben Buckler point lookout is the apt vantage point to spot the mighty mammals of the sea. It also offers a peachy view of the Pacific and it is not at all crowded when compared to other whale watching spots.

Sydney Whale-Watching cruises

Board a Sydney whale watching cruise and celebrate the beauty & grandeur of the mighty whales. These specially-crafted cruises offer up-close views of the gentle giants from spacious decks and lets you savour scrumptious food while doing it. Learn all about the whales from Marine Biologist on board, from their behaviour patterns to their special abilities from migrating season to their communicating ways. You can also hear the baleful songs using a Hydrophone which most of the cruises will have. Almost all the whale watching cruises in Sydney offer cashback or free cruising if they fail to spot a whale. Check this incredible whale watching cruise of Sydney and embark on a new adventure.

Hervey Bay

The coastal city of Hervey Bay with its numerous beaches and whale watching spots is a perfect destination for a family holiday. The city also has a waterfront esplanade that links beaches with the city's marina. Humpback whales tend to stay in Hervey Bay for a longer period compared to other whale watching places due to the calm and protected waters around Fraser Island. The whales consider Hervey Bay as a kindergarten to teach their young ones how to be adults.

The best way to watch them is from the purpose-built Hervey Bay whale watching cruise offering awe-inspiring views of the whale performing their routine flip flaps and blowhole spurts. Cruises with multiple time durations are available so that you can choose the one that suits you the best. Most of the whale watching cruises include morning tea and complimentary beverages as well as the provision to purchase onboard.

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Explore the city of Sydney & Hervey Bay and find out the best way to watch the mighty mammals of the sea up close on their own habitat.