Watch Whales with Captain Cook Cruises

Join Captain Cook Cruises this whale watching season from May 21 to November1, 2016, for an unforgettable whale and cruise experience off the heads of Sydney Harbour.

This exciting open-water cruise will take passengers past the Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison and the bays of Sydney Harbour and out through the heads to the open waters where passengers can watch the whales and view their annual migration. The majority of whale species that can be seen along the New South Wales coastline are humpback and southern right whales, with the occasional sighting of killer and minke whales.

The whale watching cruisewill be onboard ocean-going catamaran Maggie Cat, which can accommodate up to 200 passengers, but limited to a spacious 120 passengers for whale watching. Equipped with two passenger decks and spacious outdoor and indoor viewing areas, Maggie Cat offersspectacular open-air viewing and an all-weather lounge. Snacks, beers, wines and soft drinks can also be purchased onboard.

With live commentary from a highly skilled and knowledgeable team, the whale watching cruise will be priced from AU$49 (US$38) per person and will operate daily from Circular Quay Wharf 6, departing at 13:30 and returning at 16:15. An additional morning cruise will operate on Saturdays and Sundays, departing at 10:15 and returning at 13:00.

Captain Cook Cruises will also offer a Taronga Zoo and Whale Watching Cruise Combo, ideal for wildlife enthusiasts. The combo will include a rocket ferry to Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour; entry into the zoo; Sky Safari cable car; and a whale watching cruise departing from Taronga Zoo Wharf.Ticket prices will be at AU$99 (US$76)for an adult and AU$55 (US$42) for a child.

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