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Fantasea Cruising

26 Pier St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 1800 326 822
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Fantasea Cruising delivers Australia’s most personalised experiences on the water. With the flexibility to cater for 2 to 1200 people, we offer charters in a range of vessel sizes from 16 seater water taxis to large vessels across a range of locations. Our fleet on Sydney Harbour operates evening cruises, special event cruises like Vivid & New Year’s Eve and daily whale watching cruises. Our whale watching cruises are unique to Sydney with a marine biologist on every departure and a hydrophone to hear the whale song underwater. Our fleet of water taxis not only offer point to point services to move people around Sydney with not a traffic light in sight, the sunset cruises and our exclusive picnic on Sydney Harbour are experiences not to be missed. On Pittwater, north of Sydney, we operate ferry services between Ettalong, Wagstaffe and Palm Beach. We also operate whale watching from Palm Beach during season.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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26 Pier St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 1800 326 822
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic crew especially Lisa-she really knew her stuff and made the cruise.Humpback Highway is a thing and is definitely worthy of being on everyone’s bucket list.No better time than to see them in Sydney.I also could not believe how close they came to shore.

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Wow, this was a great experience on so many levels. The weather was devine, a crisp day but the sun was beaming. The crew where great. Lisa the 'whale guide' was extremely informative, had a lovely voice and did a awesome job along with her...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not feel that the vessel they used had enough viewing room ( other than through windows) consequently it was really difficult to find a spot to get decent photographs ( maybe they had too many people on board.) The morning tea they served...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super stable large Catamaran leaving from Palm Beach during the Whale Migration Friendly experienced crew and you can't beat the scenery in this part of the world! Best part is that you are all on your own outside the reach of the other boats right...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantasea has got it right ! We saw the whales - perhaps 40 and did so on a comfortable, modern boat (Fantasea 8) on 18 June from Patonga on the NSW Central Coast. Key to the success was the skilled, experienced and friendly crew. The...More

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Fransiska L
29 June 2017|
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Response from FantaseaCruising | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. It's not the rain but the winds which effects whale watching cruise. If in any case, we have to cancel the cruise, you will get prior notice and we also get clear weather forecast one day... More
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Jan W
28 June 2017|
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Response from FantaseaCruising | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Thank You for contacting us. We have several cruises planned for new year eve celebration. Most of the information is available on our website. If you could please share your email id, we can send you details... More
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