Whale Watching Sydney

See the whales in their own environment

Whale watching season is one of Sydney’s most exciting annual events, with more than 30, 000 whales passing by the city’s most famous beaches from May until November.

My Fast Ferry and Fantasea offer NRMA members the experience of a lifetime, and depart daily from Darling Harbour, Circular Quay. In addition, Fantasea offer selected weekend departures from Palm Beach and Ettalong. These services are the finest way to experience whale watching in Sydney and are absolutely unforgettable.

Whale Watching Sydney

With the finest fleet of custom built, modern and fast vessels available on Sydney harbour, My Fast Ferry and Fantasea cruises departing from Circular Quay reach the open ocean in 10 - 15 minutes, which means that you spend less time travelling and more time whale watching!
NRMA members can save up to 20% on whale watching experiences with My Fast Ferry and Fantasea. These companies offer a variety of cruise packages to suit all eager whale watchers.

My Fast Ferry provides excellent service and value for families and travellers, in addition to adding an educational element to your cruise with onboard multimedia presentations and informative commentary from marine specialists.

Fantasea premium services include a complimentary drink and snack, with an onboard marine biologist on every cruise departing Circular Quay and Darling Harbour. Fantasea's Catalina vessel also allows guests the opportunity to hear whale songs, as it is the only vessel equipped with a hydrophone. 

Additionally, these companies have a 99% success rate in finding whales. Sightings are guaranteed or you receive a return trip – free of charge. Unquestionably, these services are the best in class and provide the ideal way for guests to enjoy seeing these giants of the sea up close and in their natural environment. You'll also get the chance to get plenty of pictures, as all services have a professional photographer.

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Member offer

Members receive 20% off My Fast Ferry and Fantasea's whale watching cruises when using the promo code: NRMAWHALES20 


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