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“... offers to everyone the benefit of the views, if you enjoy a bit of adventure much more fun than big slow boats and Blake is a great Captain with passionate insights about whales life cycle and migration habits.”
“... you right to action in about 10 mins, the trip out there is superb, speeding fast and bouncing off the waves is sure to bring a smile to your face, we saw loads of whales, a few dolphins and even some seals.”
“Thank you John & thank you Lynne - the lunch was fantastic, plenty of food & drinks & all topped off with a very obliging crew and the great guitarist who added to the atmosphere.Thank you also Lynne for all the p...”
“with John [ Skipper ] I feel very safe, maneuvering us to the best spot [ Starting line ] what a gorgeous day, after a 5-star exquisite lunch in a beautiful Bay [ Vaucluse ]. will continue to come and enjoy Boxing...”
“... own boat, together with the beautiful shape of the coastline, the incredible structures built along it, and the sight of all those icons (bridge, opera house, city skyline...) that makes this tour so special.”
“We did the Grand tour and it was perfect, we explored all of the harbour and the bays and had awesome views of the city, the opera and the bridge :) And the bonus is that you receive free pictures of your tour by...”
“The catamaran was impeccable, spacious, clean and modern.Our hosts on the day, Skipper Robbie and Monica were lovely and did everything to ensure we had the best sailing experience, asking us if we would like to s...”
“The big champagne sailing catamaran is the best for a larger group amazing friendly helpful crew, great food and good times.”
“Excellent practical basic safety course, our instructor Ollie was very knowledgeable and relaxed and even though we are fairly experienced kayakers we learnt a lot and benefited greatly from the course.”
“The experience involves a very manageable paddle from the Spit Bridge to Chinaman's beach, a relaxing yoga session, delicious and healthy morning tea, and then the return paddle.”
“Thanks Terry and the team at SUP we had a great experience stand up paddling at Watsons Bay yesterday, your lessons are fantastic and you make it seem so easy, we'll definitely be coming back and would recommended...”
“I recommend Watssup for those that are interested in the following: 1) Best Views: The views are amazing and the absolute best way of seeing the bays (better than the views you get from the ferry) 2) Great Workout...”
“It was such an amazing experience....the staff are so professional & friendly.....I would definitely recommend it to anyone who loves a thrill & doesn’t mind getting soaked .....great way to enjoy harbour views also”
“Travelling at a very sedate pace, we were taken around all the harbour Vivid sites with lots of opportunities to take great photos of the Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and surrounds.”
“... at LGS included a short introduction to the coastal geography of Maroubra Beach, followed by teaching us the right surf technique, and most importantly, having fun in the ocean while trying to catch waves!”
“12 months on he is so much more confidence and loves his weekly surfing lesson.Dan Lars Clayton and all the instructors have been wonderful patient and understanding to Levi and have made a big difference in his l...”
“A great introduction to sailing - learning the skills to crew a yacht with the backdrop of the Coral sea with sunshine, whales, dolphins and turtles plus beautiful sceanery such as Whitehaven beach etc etc.. Great...”
“The location unsurpassed and the instructor, George, was a professional, patient skipper and teacher.”
“My (adult) son and daughter and I had a great day, first with some spectacular abseiling at Narrowneck, then canyoning down to Empress Falls, culminating with the abseil down through the falls - a ton of fun!”
“Our guide Kenneth was very knowledgeable about the history and formation of the valleys of the Blue Mountains which was a real nice touch, making us ponder even more the beauty of the landscape.”
“It was a day full of great cruising to the best spots in the harbor, listening to Margie's great stories and funny insights and enjoying marvelous freshly prepared food!”
“Exelent day out,Jake and Frank did a fabulous job,entertained us the whole time,food and snacks were the best, I would absolutely recommend this trip to everyone.Hope to see Jake in a Hollywood blockbuster someday...”
“The public group lesson was good value, the lesson in the first half was informative and Erica our instructor was really lovely and accepting of the various levels in the group.We also really enjoyed paddling by o...”
“With the Help on Manly Kayak centre they had a wonderful time kayaking to a secluded beach and finding a romantic picnic surprise awaiting them.”
“This is the 2nd year using the Sea Sydney Harbour boats 1st year by catamaran & this year by cruiser Fleetwing II .. Frank the skipper shows his great localised knowledge & get you in the best vantage points to vi...”
“Captain Frank made sure we were very comfortable, provided flawless service and gave us some amazing memories.”
“We felt always safe , had a great time with the scooter snorkeling great equipment the best I’ve ever used from a dive shop anywhere inthe world guide was super helpful nice and professional always felt save !!! T...”
“Matt was a really helpful and patient instructor.His method of coaching and workshopping on everyones individual strengths to help with free diving technique was particular helpful as it can sometimes seem very da...”
“The Crew gives a very good safty instruction and you can get Start an unforgottable Sydney Harbour Tour! Thanks for that fantastic adventure.”
“... with my husband and nine year boy.We enjoyed a lot with high speed boat ride full of safely and friendly driver ... It was our first experience and was worth a five star rating Photos were really amazing”
“... and showed their tails several times too, We had an Amazing Day out, Dad had a Great Birthday,the Crew were fantastic, very knowledgeable, and very caring about the Whales, oh and the boat was clean and nice.”
“Did the whale watching trip as part of our visit to Sydney.was an amazing experience with friendly crew and buffet lunch thrown in.we were lucky enough to see some seals dolphins and of course the marvellous hump...”
“An outstanding and enjoyable tour from a knowledgeable and entertaining guide who gave us an insight into Aboriginal culture through a mixture of artefacts, presentations and visits to little known sites.”
“The 3 stops offer beautiful nature with a perfect variety--a walk through the bush to Aboriginal engravings, a very scenic seaside overlook, and a tranquil boat ride in a mainly unspoiled inlet.”
“Welcoming crew, expert safety checks, delicious finger food followed by salads and casserole, bar on deck, while the city seemed to float by with Andy's interesting tall tales and true stories in the background.”
“Enthusiastic staff/volunteers, excellent hosting by Jim whose awesome knowledge of Sydney enabled the unobtrusive commentary to be tailored to the interests of passengers.”
“... drinks - this was exactly what fantasea delivered - arrived at the wharf on time and left the wharf exactly on time - great tour - very clean vessel and had an enjoyable time with lovely crew - highly recommend!”
“... Mountains, we were treated to a cruise back into the city from Paramatta, giving us lovely views of the sunset behind us, the skyscrapers on either side of the harbour and of course the bridge and opera house.”
“What a wonderful way to view some of the beautiful vivid displays along the harbour; The opera house, harbour bridge, customs house, coloured light projections onto the buildings and the many pretty sights along t...”
“Special praise to our waitress Debbie who we missed out to praise in person, as were transfixed by the top deck views of Sydney’s beautiful harbour, we will return I am sure we’ll donevto the crew of MV Sydney 2000.”
“The ruggedly handsome and knowledgeable Captain Marty took us on a “deck”-adent afternoon of cruising, enjoying a few drinks whilst we soaked in the sights and learnt plenty about this beautiful harbour, getting u...”
“We had an amazing time during our two hour sunset cruise of the Sydney Harbour...the crew was fantastic, knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend the time with...wouldhighly recommend this experience...views were sp...”