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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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Enjoy a whale-watching cruise that begins with a breakfast or barbecue lunch onboard the boat while in the calm waters of Sydney Harbour.  After breakfast or lunch, your boat glides past Sydney Head into the Pacific Ocean in search of the humpback and southern right whales that migrate along this coast from May to November. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as you learn about them from your naturalist guide, who provides fascinating commentary about Australian marine life during your tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD71.05
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USD71.05

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD52.82
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USD52.82

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy an evening of fine dining and spectacular views on a dinner cruise that takes place on the waters of Sydney Harbour. Indulge your tastebuds with a meal that includes six superb courses accompanied by Penfolds gold selection of bin and vintage wines and a full open bar. Listen to live music from the lounge singer and pianist while soaking in iconic sights of Sydney such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It’s a great way to celebrate a special occasion while in Sydney.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD190.19
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USD190.19

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

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Enjoy an afternoon sail on Sydney Harbour aboard a historic tall ship. Learn about Sydney’s maritime roots and your ship’s sailing history during a cruise that provides close views of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Fort Denison. Get great photo ops and soak up the spectacular scenery. You can even lend the crew a hand by steering the ship and hoisting the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD35.17
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USD35.17

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

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Explore Sydney aboard a hop-on hop-off Sydney Harbour cruise that stops at top destinations including Circular Quay, Watsons Bay, Manly . Get a great vantage point for photo ops of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Simply jump on and off at as many stops as you like; when you're ready to move on to your next destination, just catch the next boat. Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo, another fantastic attraction located on the harbor shores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.12
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USD25.12

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise
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Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise

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Discover a new vantage on the spectacular Sydney Harbour—and enjoy a gourmet accompaniment to your sightseeing—on this lunchtime cruise. Hop aboard the comfortable, 78-foot (24-meter) vessel at Darling Harbour, and enjoy immaculate views of sights like the Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, and Luna Park. You’ll also tuck into a gourmet à la carte lunch, spanning Hunter Valley beef to fresh seafood, with beer and local, sommelier-picked wines to go with.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD91.15
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USD91.15

Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

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Cruise through Sydney Harbour in style on board a spacious flagship vessel that departs from Circular Quay and King Street Wharf. Glide by landmarks, including the floodlit Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, and watch the city change colors with the sunset. Then sit down for a 4-course dinner with an array of international dishes including fresh seafood. Enjoy the views from your table or the viewing deck, and live music on this 2-hour dinner cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD92.58
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USD92.58

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

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Cruise the ocean waters off of Sydney to look for humpback and southern right whales as they migrate between Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef from May to November. Your whale-watching experience starts out of Sydney Harbour and heads to the open ocean on a custom-built catamaran with large viewing windows and spacious decks that provide excellent sightlines. Often, dolphins, sea birds and other marine animals make an appearance during the nearly 2.5-hour whale-watching tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD61.01
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USD61.01

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

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Experience a close encounter with humpback whales without having to leave the city on this thrilling 2-hour speedboat tour from Sydney. Hop on-board the city’s fastest commercial ship and blast off across Sydney Harbour, past iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Leave the city behind and speed out into the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll have chance to spot majestic whales swimming and playing in their natural environment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.41
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USD85.41

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

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Book a table for a 2-Course 1.5-Hour or a 3-Course 3-hour lunch and sightseeing cruise on Sydney Harbour. Pass Sydney's famous landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as your boat glides along the water. Your sit-down dining experience includes attentive service for your selected 2 or 3-course lunch. A variety of fresh seafood, meat, and vegetable dishes are served as you take in the sights. Upgrade when booking to guarantee a window seat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD63.88
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USD63.88

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

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See Sydney in style on a lunch cruise that takes you sailing through spectacular Sydney Harbour aboard a traditional square-rigged tall ship built from the 1920s. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch as your captain sails past iconic Sydney landmarks such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, and Fort Denison. Have the option to include unlimited beer and wine with your lunch.
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  • 2 hours
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USD71.05
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USD71.05

Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise
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Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise

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Get the best possible views of stunning Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge onboard a 35-foot (10.5 meter) catamaran. Relax and soak up the colorful sky as you cruise through the water at sunset while nibbling on an appetizer platter and sip on a cold beverage, or bring your own alcoholic beverages onboard with no corkage fee. Watch as the sun sets and the twinkling city lights come to life.
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  • 1 hour
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USD33.16
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USD33.16

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

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Enjoy an exhilarating half-day sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard a luxury yacht with an experienced captain. Take in stunning views of Sydney's waterside landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Mrs. Macquaries Chair, Fort Denison, Watsons Bay, Sydney Heads and more. Anchor in a secluded bay in Sydney Harbour National Park with time for beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and a delicious lunch with Australian wine and beer. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a personalized experience with your knowledgeable captain.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD221.06
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USD221.06

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks
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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

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Get the best views of the Vivid Sydney Festival without the crowds on a 35 foot (10.5meter) Seawind Resort 1050 catamaran. Glide along the Sydney Harbour on an intimate cruise with delicious antipasto and bread rolls enjoy unobstructed views of the incredible light shows projected on to the Sydney Opera House and other landmarks. Spend a relaxing 90-minutes on the water and bring your own alcoholic beverage with no corkage if you choose.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD35.17
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USD35.17

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise

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Experience the magic of sailing Sydney Harbour during a twilight cruise aboard an exquisitely restored historic tall ship. Enjoy seeing the city at sunset and get photo ops of iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as they light up for the night. Snack on refreshments and dinner dishes and have the choice to include unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks. The entertaining crew provides commentary on Australia's maritime history, making for an unforgettable sail on Sydney Harbour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD63.88
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USD63.88

Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

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Enjoy a visit to the Blue Mountains while in Sydney. Your full-day tour of the World Heritage-listed park visits highlights including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and Jamison Valley. En route, stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and have your photo taken with cuddly koalas. Travel with a small group, providing a more intimate experience.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD111.25
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USD111.25

Private Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour for up to Six Guests
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Private Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour for up to Six Guests

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Experience top-grade views of Sydney Harbour in style on this private deluxe sunset cruise. Prebook to secure your trip on your chosen day, and board your comfortable personal vessel with a skipper at the helm. Then, savor unobstructed views of Sydney’s skyline, Opera House, bridge, and waterfronts as they change color with the setting sun; all as you enjoy Australian sparkling wine and a gourmet cheese, cracker, and fruit hamper.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD573.45
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USD573.45
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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Enjoy a whale-watching cruise that begins with a breakfast or barbecue lunch onboard the boat while in the calm waters of Sydney Harbour.  After breakfast or lunch, your boat glides past Sydney Head into the Pacific Ocean in search of the humpback and southern right whales that migrate along this coast from May to November. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as you learn about them from your naturalist guide, who provides fascinating commentary about Australian marine life during your tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD71.05
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USD71.05

Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour - Group or Private

Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour - Group or Private

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Experience the Brunswick River the way nature intended—with only the noise of paddles gently sweeping the water—on a stand-up paddleboard tour in a group of maximum eight people. After a short introduction to the art of SUP, head out into the wilds with a guide to point out wildlife and capture digital photos, then return for water and home-made snacks. Tour includes pickup from Byron Bay, if required.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD53.83
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USD53.83

Sydney Harbour Experience Cruise

Sydney Harbour Experience Cruise

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Take in panoramic views of lovely Sydney on a Sydney Harbour sightseeing cruise that lasts up to two hours. Choose from two options a morning or afternoon tour that takes you close to the majestic Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and other top sights. Listen to live commentary as you snack on tea, coffee and snacks and light refreshments during the 2-hour tour that includes all of the above plus sparkling wine, cakes and cheeses, with stories focused on Sydney's fascinating heritage.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.84
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USD25.84

Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour
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Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour

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Kayak alongside a resident pod of bottlenose dolphins in beautiful Byron Bay! Led by expert guides, this sea kayak adventure takes you through the calm waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Learn about the protected aquatic environment along the way, see Cape Byron lighthouse and refresh with a tea and Tim Tam biscuit break on the beach. All equipment is provided, and no kayaking experience is necessary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.52
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USD49.52

Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch

Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch

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Australia’s rivers and lakes are teeming with exciting wildlife, and this morning trip along the Tweed River gives you a unique opportunity to get close to them and see them in their natural habitat. Make friends with the pelicans, go ‘pumping’ for yabbies, catch some big local mud crabs and learn about the local river ecosystem from your guide.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD53.83
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USD53.83

Half-Day Jervis Bay Sea Kayak Tour
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Half-Day Jervis Bay Sea Kayak Tour

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An outdoor experience like no other, you'll have the opportunity to paddle to some of Australia's most beautiful beaches with the whitest sand in the world! There is always a chance of encounters with local wildlife like seals, dolphins, sea birds and whales at the right time of year.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD96.89
Price varies by group size
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USD96.89
Price varies by group size

Tweed River and Rainforest lunch Cruise

Tweed River and Rainforest lunch Cruise

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Join us for a unique nature based cruising experience like no other on Tweed Eco Cruises River and Rainforest lunch cruise. This is the ultimate relax into nature cruise experience available in the area. Join us on a magical 3.5 hour lunch cruise on the Tweed River in the Northern Rivers of NSW Australia . Enjoy Morning tea and lunch made from locally sourced foods and produce from our region. The captains commentary will entertain and inform you of this beautiful and diverse area we call the Tweed. Get your camera ready for the flight show of the birds at feeding time as we cruise through Stotts Island the only low lying sub tropical rainforest in the region . Nature lovers, birdwatchers, foodies, photographers, unique experience seekers this is a cruise not to be missed the only one of its kind in the region.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD67.46
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USD67.46

Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour
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Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour

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If you've ever wondered how pearls are made and where they come from, this tour is for you. From the comfort of a catamaran you'll admire the nature of the Central Coast, maybe even spotting pelicans, turtles, and stingrays. Visit a pearl farm, where you'll have a chance to chat with the farmers, learn about Australia's pearl farming history, and see examples of beautiful Broken Bay pearls.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD46.65
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USD46.65

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What people are saying about Water Tours in New South Wales

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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket
"The trip was well organised and fast. Pick up times were clear and easy to follow. Zoo was world Class"..."
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Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise
"First class experience. From the welcome champagne and Hors d'oeuvre to the multi-course meal everything was superb."..."
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise
"The ship was well maintained. The captain, the staff are very friendly. I loved g the he way they planned the trip. It was quite, slow and peaceful"..."
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
"We took the two day pass that included admission to the zoo. It was a great choice. We saw so much of the Bay and really got our bearings from that. It was very interesting and very relaxing so a great choice. Excellent value."..."
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Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise
"Great experience. Lunch was lovely, cooked onboard and we were very well looked after. Fantastic harbour views."..."
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Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise
"We enjoy the food and the beautiful views and all the cabin crew they are so friendly and nice to be with keep it up the good works till next again.:))"..."
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise
"We went whale watching for our first time and not only was it the best experience ever for us. I have to say the crew on the boat were Friendly and kind and Then we all got sea sick and they were so caring and checking up on us. I highly recommend this tour to any one Thank you vicky"..."
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat
"Fast and bumpy but great. We saw lots of whales many close to us and some leaping out of the water Great driver guide"..."
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Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise
"Would recommend highly - the meal and service was very good - have recommended to friends and family 😀"..."
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise
"The Staff were great, experience was wonderful and the bar was great. Weather was not perfect but the vessel easily accommodated everyone’s comfort 🤙🤙"..."
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Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise
"We had a lovely cruise through Sydney harbour. The crew was amazing with their commentary as well as their willingness to accommodate photos etc. The charcuterie board was a nice touch"..."
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Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch
"Colin made me feel right at home on his beautiful boat. He communicated well, was a great captain, and has more information about the area than any one person should be able to keep in his head!! It was a great day and I recommend it highly. Thanks for the memories Colin!!"..."
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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks
"After having battled the overcrowding on larger boats cruising around Vivid in previous years, it was refreshing to be on a small boat with personal contact with the very friendly and efficient crew. It was extremely good value for money and I would be definitely recommending it to others."..."
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Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise
"One of the best experience during our trip! We loved it! Everything worked as described, we would definitely recommend it"..."
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Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park
"The scenery in the Blue Mountains, spectacular, great spot for taking photos. Great day out, thoroughly enjoyable"..."
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Private Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour for up to Six Guests
"Great trip. Glen, our captain, was very friendly and accommodating. It’s the best way to experience the harbour. Highly recommend it."..."
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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast
"It was a great experience for me and my family to observe the active whale. We also saw dolphin and seal."..."
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Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour - Group or Private
"We had a wonderful experience SUPing on the river w Ricky & Krystal’s expert guidance, their lively commentaries & extra touches like photos & home made snacks. Also perfectly located for a relaxing lunch & afternoon swim at the nearby Brunswick beaches. A must do if u r visiting Byron bay!"..."
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Sydney Harbour Experience Cruise
"Great price for a great experience! A lot of fun! Would definitely recommend this if your looking for something different to do!"..."
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Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour
"The guides were friendly and had great knowledge of the ocean. The kayak tour is a must if in Byron."..."
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Half-Day Jervis Bay Sea Kayak Tour
"Magical day out on the water in beautiful Jervis Bay. Dane was an amazing guide with lots of local knowledge and guidance for the less experienced kayaker."..."

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