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Manly Ocean Adventures

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“whale watching”(42 reviews)
“captain blake”(12 reviews)
Manly Ocean Adventures is the home of the 'Whale Watching Safari,' Sydney's smallest, most personal and most exciting whale watching adventure. Our high speed adventure vessel will get you to the whales quicker than anybody else. Our completely open...more
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1/40 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 1300 062 659
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A fantastic way to get out and see the whales, incorporating and exciting boat ride and Blake's great knowledge of the Humpback Whales. Thoroughly enjoyed by myself and my 3 teens.

Thank Seaside708419
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We only had a day in Manly and booked on the trip an hour before we left. It was amazing a small rib driven expertly that itself was a thrill- then Dolphins Blake slowed down and we were followed by them dancing and some had...More

Thank melncol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blake's whale watch was insane! The boat ride was a blast - we got air a few times that made my stomach flip. Everyone was laughing and having a blast. I could go on and on about the ride itself... but the whales! OH MAN,...More

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whale-watching on a fast rubber boat with three 300HP engines and getting close to the whales had been an unforgettable experience. I booked for Saturday afternoon but found out that I was the only one, so my booking was transferred to the noon session, with...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought this for my Mum hoping it wouldn't disappoint and we had an absolute blast. We got to see two whales swimming alongside each other while Blake gave us us interesting info about them. We had such an amazing time and got some great...More

Thank benmulligan
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have been whale watching twice before. Once 2 years ago on a medium sized boat of about 50 people in Harvey Bay which was really good and then on this trip to Australia we went out from Sydney on a large commercial boat which...More

Thank amandaburtonsmith
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We went out yesterday with Blake whale spotting and we weren't disappointed. First we were given thick warm jackets to keep the chill out and we headed off bumping over the waves. Before long Blake spotted a whale. We saw several over the course of...More

Thank Ria_NEssex_UK
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Blake's speedboat is an awesome way to see the whales on their level. you have the ability to move quickly when they move to get the best views ever. I do not think there is a question he cannot answer about whales. I will never...More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The unique selling point that Manly Ocean Adventures offers is its intimate boat. The boat is fast and low to the water, so you can a) quickly reach any point of interest and b) see the vantage of the whales from sea level. The other...More

Thank cfjeffrey1
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Blake’s speedboat is a WAY better way of seeing the whales than one of the bigger boats. The only way to do it. And he takes nice photos for you, see attached.

Thank Helena T
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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