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Fantasea Cruising: Tours & Tickets

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Fantasea Cruising delivers Australia’s most personalised experiences on the water. With the flexibility to cater for 2 to 1200 people, we offer charters in a range of vessel sizes from 16 seater water taxis to large vessels across a range of...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
26 Pier St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1800 326 822
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casssie and Mitch were really great hosts, kept us informed throughout with lots of interesting facts. We were so lucky to see a calf humpback and older whales and it was without doubt (for me) one of the most amazing things I have seen. along...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had time to kill & decided on a couple of hours watching whales. Booking & boarding was easy as there are 2 pick up points to choose from. Smooth sailing in the harbour & 5min past South Head we saw our first whales! A...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 187carolyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s always tricky reviewing an experience - especially one involving the unpredictabilities of wildlife. To what extent am I rating the service provided and to what extent am I rating my enjoyment of the particular activity? In reality it is difficult to separate the two....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the tour online the night before,for $58 per person ($55 + $3 booking fee per person). I see that people booking directly from the quayside paid only $55 per person, but there were 6 of us altogether and we were keen to know in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tarkadon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice experience to sail so far inside the sea. The boat is good. Saw many whales but from a distance; a fun experience though. They spent enough time spotting whales and did not rush to just finish the tour which was good. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantasea Cruising was great, the boat was great, but dealing with Tripadvisor was a big NO,NO. I saved just under $100 by booking direct with Fantasea Cruising.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pictures don’t lie. Yes the boat was clean, comfortable & stable. Yes the crew were friendly & informative. Naturally the cruise from Palm Beach to Ettalong & out onto whale highway was picturesque. But at the end of the day, your here to hopefully...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Phil-Joel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took friends from Europe out on the Whale watching cruise from Ettalong and it was wonderful. We saw whales, dolphins and seals. They were so happy. The boat ws great and the staff so friendly and helpful which made it a wonderful day for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t have been a more perfect evening. The host Tom was informative, funny and very attentive to the passengers.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tea45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m always a bit dubious about guaranteed sightings but the thing here was if you didn’t see any whales, they would take you out again. No need to as very quickly we came across a mum and calf and we spent ages watching them whilst...More

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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29 June 2017|
Response from Luke D | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. It's not the rain but the winds which effects whale watching cruise. If in any case, we have to cancel the cruise, you will get prior notice and we also get clear weather forecast one day... More
Jan W
28 June 2017|
Response from Luke D | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Thank You for contacting us. We have several cruises planned for new year eve celebration. Most of the information is available on our website. If you could please share your email id, we can send you details... More