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Manly Ocean Adventures

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1/40 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat
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Manly Ocean Adventures is the home of the 'Whale Watching Safari,' Sydney's smallest, most personal and most exciting whale watching adventure. Our high speed adventure vessel will get you to the whales quicker than anybody else. Our completely open vessel offers unobstructed views of these majestic animals. Our low position in the water offers you unparalleled, up-close viewing opportunities of the whales, dolphins, penguins and even the occasional seal or shark.
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1/40 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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"whale watching experience"
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"boat ride"
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"smaller boat"
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"incredible experience"
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"a great tour guide"
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"high speed boat"
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"fast fun"
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"whales and dolphins"
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"their natural habitat"
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"great captain"
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We were picked up from Campbell's Cove dead on time and waterproof jackets were distributed. Within 10 minutes of leaving we were picking up more people in Manley which is quite impressive in itself. We set of around the headland out to sea which was...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Went to book whale watching trip after being impressed with reviews for this company. Fortunately for us someone had dropped out and we were able to go 10 minutes later. We had an absolutely brilliant time, my husband said it was worth the price for...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Excitement from start till the end! Great guidance from Blake the El Capitan. Picked up from Circular Quay, blasting down towards Manly, and out to the open ocean, Blake tried to bring us as close as possible to the whales for better experience. Photos also...More

Thank ing thian T
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Whales, whales everywhere! So impressed with the whole tour, loved the super fast fun sturdy boat & the length of time out watching whale after whale breach. Blake knew exactly how to get the best view of the beautiful whales for everyone on the boat...More

Thank Emma W
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Not much to say apart from Awesome yet again. No beaches but no worries he can't control that... On time knowledgeable value for money and great fun!! Thanks Blake.. Your really are the man!!!

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Really great trip. You can embark diectly from Manly, In just 10 minutes you are in front of the whales. The captain was friendly, gave a lot of interesting informations and, most of all, stayed at a respectfull distance from the whales. (watching some whales...More

Thank elo-noumea
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best whale watching experience in Sydney and Manly! As the boat is smaller and open than some of the other vessels used for whale watching, we get to see the whales in their natural habitat, at close quarters, which makes...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Had a great trip with Manly Ocean Adventures, spotted whales very quickly , we couldn't believe how close we were able to see them. Came across a mother and her calf and another large male, also other pods about. Much better on the smaller boat...More

Thank purrie11
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Blake's humpback whale tour is a truly memorable experience. Small group in a fast boat that due to its black color attracts the whales' curiosity. The ride was quick and due to Blake's skills as smooth as can be at that speed (an experience by...More

Thank be649
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

I had an amazing time with Manly Ocean Adventures. I went on the whale watching trip at 11:15 AM, and everything was wonderful. We saw a number of whales (mothers and their babies), and were even able to see the whales leap completely out of...More

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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