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Fantasea Cruising

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“darling harbour”(36 reviews)
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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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 yesterday

We started off the day with beautiful clear skies, lovely warm weather, no wind. The trip out of the heads was no problem, gentle and no one was sea sick. We were lucky to see a mother and calf and a male close by, amazing....More

Thank Dutchie001
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An excellent trip and very reasonably priced ($120 per couple). The sea offshore was choppy even though it was a lovely day but we were advised by the crew how best to manage this. Ginger tablets were available. It didn't detract from our experience and...More

Thank Navigator180637
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a whale watching trip on impulse, it was a little cool and cloudy and we decided if we didn't see any whales we would still have a nice time on the boat. The crew were fantastic, the ship tidy and...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a wonderful day, and the whales and dolphins were out there playing with us, we got to see them just next to us which was fantastic! And team was also very friendly and informative, thanks Cassie Nathan Bob Jeff and Glen (I hope...More

Thank BuuHien H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a perfect morning out Whale watching, we saw plenty of whales (or the same ones hanging about?) The boat was immaculate and staff very friendly and informative.

Thank Sharonmelawrence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a start this ship should never have left the dock due to high wind and extremely choppy seas. The sea was so rough that the waves were hitting the deck and the ship was moving up and down at such a pace that majority...More

Thank michellew28
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We did this for my daughters birthday. It didn’t disappoint! We saw two whales breaching and for a short while followed a whale with its calf watching them blowing through their water spouts and watching the tails enter the water. The marine biologist on board...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I first went out with Fantasea with a couple of friends last month. I loved it so much that I decided to go again with my husband as part of our anniversary weekend. Both days were fantastic! The boat, the staff and of course the...More

Thank victoriah474
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Friday afternoon, whale watching cruise, $59/pp The boat was a nice cruise boat, clean and the staff were friendly. The sea was a little rough, cant do much about that, the boat rolled a little, some passengers a little seasick on the cruise. We saw...More

2  Thank jsontravel
FantaseaCruising, Director of Sales at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to comment jsontravel, and we really appreciate you're understanding. We try to order whales everyday, but sometimes they just don't listen! Thanks for your acknowledging our lovely boat and staff and we'll see you next time.

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Well arranged trip, with modern boat. staff nice and helpful, smiling all the way. Different views of Daring Harbour and Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House from the cruise. Sea rough with a bit of sea sickness experienced by the kids; We have seen a...More

Thank Phan Tri T
FantaseaCruising, Director of Sales at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Glad you got some great photos and videos Phan Tri T. I ordered smooth seas so sorry about that. :-) See you next time.

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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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Fransiska L
29 June 2017|
Response from FantaseaCruising | 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 FantaseaCruising | 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