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Manly Ocean Adventures

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About Manly Ocean Adventures
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 vessel offers unobstructed views of these majestic animals. Our low position in the water offers you unparalleled, up-close viewing opportunities of the whales, dolphins, penguins and even the occasional seal or shark.
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Get the chance to spot humpback whales right outside of Sydney on this speed boat tour from Circular Quay or Manly Wharf. Your captain will take your group right out into the Pacific Ocean, where you'll look for a pod of whales and learn about the sea mammals before returning to the city.
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from $66.13
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Combine Sydney sightseeing with a white-knuckle speedboat ride on this 1-hour high-speed cruise to Bondi Beach. Feel a surge of adrenaline as you zoom along the coast and reach speeds of up to 100kmph, traveling on-board Sydney's fastest commercial vessel. Set out from Circular Quay; pass landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Lady Macquaries Chair; then zip around Shark Island and along the famous sands of Bondi Beach.
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from $62.65
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had an amazing trip out around the coast of Sydney with these guys. During our 'ocean adventure' we saw a mother and child humpback whale, dolphins, sealions... and we were incredibly lucky to see two Right Whales. Being in a small,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing trip with Blake, the whales were sensational and we were in the perfect boat and best location to watch these majestic creatures. We’ll definitely do this again and only with Blake!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TYkkb
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience meeting these amazing creatures the other day. Our tour guide Blake was knowledgable and very skilled at handling the boat, and we sped out to see the whales without any time wasted. This meant more time to spend watching the whales...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robyn0867
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

A day of whale watching was the highlight of an amazing holiday. 2 hours on the sea, the fast boat is an extremely fun ride in of itself, but it’s when it comes to a stop that things get real interesting. I don’t know whether...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jacknaven
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This was the best trip I've taken so far, I live in Sydney and have been on a few other whale watching tours. This time I had a friend from overseas visiting and so glad I chose this trip. We didn't have to go far...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The information provided at the time of booking was detailed and accurate, we were collected on time from the wharf, provided with a safety briefing and out the heads we went! Within minutes we spotted a mother and her calf cruising along the coast. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nataliedillon1
Reviewed October 2, 2018

What an amazing experience. I won this as a prize from a charity function and it was definitely a prize worth winning! Super easy pick-up from Manly Wharf and no matter where you sit on the boat you have a view and an adrenaline filled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Samantha C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We went on a whale watching tour on Sunday and spent over an hour watching a mother and her calf jumping out of the water! We got really close and Blake knew exactly where the whales would be. The ride out there and back was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnabelleC83
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We went on a whale watching tour and only saw dolphins (lots of them) but it was at the end of whale watching season so we were not disappointed. The company gave us a free return trip because we didn’t see any whales which we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Merran D
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Best trip, best skipper, best boat! Amazing day out on the water and that whale baby poking up next to us was just too cute! This is the best whale watching trip I've been on. If you like an intimate whale encounter this is the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kat T
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