2hr Express Cruise

Sydney's best value whale watching cruise. Cruise Details

2hr Express Cruise

$62.75/ Adult
Adult$62.75
Child (4-15)$41.48
Family (2A+2C)$169.12
Prices shown include a 6% online booking fee.

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20min to the ocean

Don’t waste hours traveling to the whales and back. Minimal time in the harbour, maximum time with whales.

  • Departs Circular Quay - Wharf 6 at 9:45, 12:25 and 14:45

The 2hr Express Cruise is Sydney’s best value whale watching cruise. Reach the open ocean in only 20min from Circular Quay.

Fantasea Crystal features an air-conditioned internal saloon with LCD television screens, complimented by copious amounts of indoor and outdoor seating. Fantasea Crystal’s viewing areas are composed of a seated sundeck, covered rear deck and large windows along the internal saloon.

Reaching top speeds of up to 20 Knots, getting you from Circular Quay to the open ocean takes only 20min, leaving almost an hour and a half for whale watching.

Snacks and drinks are available for purchase from the onboard bar. If no whales are successfully watched on your cruise, you receive a free return cruise.

Vessel Features

  • Two levels of outside viewing decks
  • High speed vessel for minimal travel time
  • multimedia presentations on screens
  • Comfortable cushioned seats
  • climate controlled cabin
  • Toilets on board (1 disabled)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Sydney Map

  • Departs Circular Quay - Wharf 6 at 9:45, 12:25 and 14:45

  • Ticket Office
  • Departure Wharf

2hr Express Cruise

$62.75/ Adult
Adult$62.75
Child (4-15)$41.48
Family (2A+2C)$169.12
Prices shown include a 6% online booking fee.

NRMA Members Save 20%

Simply enter your Membership number when booking online.

If you’re not a Member, join for just $5/month and start saving on dining, attractions, experiences, accommodation and more.

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Whales Guaranteed

We see whales on 99% of our cruises.

In the unlikely event you don’t see one on your cruise, you get a free return trip.

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Free Manly Transfer

Book a cruise with us and get a free return trip from Manly to Circular Quay.

Simply add “Manly to Circular Quay Return Ticket” during checkout to add a free return ticket on Manly Fast Ferry. Booking confirmation must be presented to staff at Manly Wharf to redeem.

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NRMA Members Save 20%

Simply enter your Membership number when booking online.

If you’re not a Member, join for just $5/month and start saving on dining, attractions, experiences, accommodation and more.

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Free Manly Transfer

Book a cruise with us and get a free return trip from Manly to Circular Quay.

Simply add “Manly to Circular Quay Return Ticket” during checkout to add a free return ticket on Manly Fast Ferry. Booking confirmation must be presented to staff at Manly Wharf to redeem.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land and waterways on which our business operates. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.

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Whale Watching Cruises

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