Whale Watching Sydney Harbour

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour
Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour
Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour

Departing Circular Quay this cruise aboard Captain Cook Cruises newest Vessel the `Palm Cat’, which can carry up to 220 guests on its spacious indoor and outdoor areas. You will depart Sydney Harbour and beyond, which offers an awe-inspiring display from the amazing resident Southern Right Whales and Humpback Whales. Run during whale season as these majestic creatures make their annual migration, this tour cruises from the harbour and out into the ocean, allowing unbeatable viewing opportunities across two outdoor viewing decks for an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary Options

During the whale watching season you can add to your whale watching cruise by choosing the Taronga Zoo + Whale Watching Combo. Cruise to Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour and enjoy Taronga Zoo entry and the Sky Safari cable car. Then join the afternoon whale watching cruise where you will see Humpbacks and the occasional Southern Right whale.


  • Open-air viewing
  • Two passenger decks
  • Humpback and Southern Right whale sightings
  • All weather lounge


  • Commentary


Whale Season: Mid May - October
Departs: Daily at 1.30pm & additionally Sat-Sun at 10.15am from Circular Quay, Wharf 6.
Duration: 3 hours approx.

Additional Info

Children: Child rates apply for children 4-15 years
What to Bring: Your own light snacks and appropriate clothing as it is colder at sea
Operated by: Captain Cook Cruises