Best whale watching in Sydney

Check out the top whale watching in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Barrenjoey Lighthouse
1. Barrenjoey Lighthouse
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110 local reviews
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Evelyn
Views from the light house are breathtaking!!!! A 360 degree vista taking in the ocean entrance to Pittwater…
Mel
Medium difficulty bush walking track up to the lighthouse (allow 1 hour return). Panoramic views over the…
Kate
Located 91 metres above sea level within the breathtaking Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Barrenjoey…
1. Barrenjoey Lighthouse
1. Barrenjoey Lighthouse
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110 local reviews
Evelyn
Evelyn
Views from the light house are breathtaking!!!! A 360 degree vista taking in the ocean entrance to Pittwater of the ocean and Lion Island…
Mel
Mel
Medium difficulty bush walking track up to the lighthouse (allow 1 hour return). Panoramic views over the ocean and inlet. Good place for…
Kate
Kate
Located 91 metres above sea level within the breathtaking Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Barrenjoey Lighthouse boasts unbroken views over…
2. Long Reef Point
2. Long Reef Point
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20 local reviews
Long Reef Point, Collaroy
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Lucy
Beautiful spot at the tip of the golf course, offering panoramic views. Lovely circular walk around the golf…
Beate
Stunning views from this Headland point that hosts one of the most beautiful golf courses in Sydney. Whale…
Selena
Amazing marine rock platform. Also good for whale watching. Low tide go for a walk and look for cowries,…
2. Long Reef Point
2. Long Reef Point
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20 local reviews
Long Reef Point, Collaroy
Lucy
Lucy
Beautiful spot at the tip of the golf course, offering panoramic views. Lovely circular walk around the golf club, and along beach to Dee…
Beate
Beate
Stunning views from this Headland point that hosts one of the most beautiful golf courses in Sydney. Whale watching possible during Whale…
Selena
Selena
Amazing marine rock platform. Also good for whale watching. Low tide go for a walk and look for cowries, octopus, crabs and other cool…
3. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
3. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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475 local reviews
1 Notts Ave, Bondi Beach
+61 406 333 665
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Hai
Each year millions of people experience the spectacular views and special experiences of the Eastern Beaches…
Erik
It is epic. Whale watching is seasonal and optional....
3. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
3. Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk
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475 local reviews
1 Notts Ave, Bondi Beach
+61 406 333 665
Hai
Hai
Each year millions of people experience the spectacular views and special experiences of the Eastern Beaches Coastal Walkway. It is one of…
Erik
Erik
It is epic. Whale watching is seasonal and optional....
4. Manly Wharf
4. Manly Wharf
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184 local reviews
West Esplanade, Manly
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Sarah & Sean
The iconic Manly ferry, as well as fast ferries run every 10min during peak hours, and very regularly…
Sally
Bike rental in Manly. Surf lessons and Whale watching tours also available.
4. Manly Wharf
4. Manly Wharf
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184 local reviews
West Esplanade, Manly
Sarah & Sean
Sarah & Sean
The iconic Manly ferry, as well as fast ferries run every 10min during peak hours, and very regularly throughout the day. Check timetables…
Sally
Sally
Bike rental in Manly. Surf lessons and Whale watching tours also available.
5. Kamay Botany Bay National Park
5. Kamay Botany Bay National Park
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12 local reviews
Cape Solander Dr, Kurnell
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+61 2 9668 2000
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May
Kamay Botany Bay National Park is a great place to explore the history of the First Fleet landing and ancient…
Glenn
Kamay Botany Bay National Park located at Kurnell, is the smaller cousin of the Royal National Park. It…
5. Kamay Botany Bay National Park
5. Kamay Botany Bay National Park
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12 local reviews
Cape Solander Dr, Kurnell
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+61 2 9668 2000
May
May
Kamay Botany Bay National Park is a great place to explore the history of the First Fleet landing and ancient indigenous history. It is $8…
Glenn
Glenn
Kamay Botany Bay National Park located at Kurnell, is the smaller cousin of the Royal National Park. It straddles the two headlands at the…
6. Long Reef Beach
6. Long Reef Beach
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16 local reviews
Long Reef Beach
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Amy
A much quieter lesser known beach then Dee Why or Curl Curl it is very popular amongst surfers and is only a…
Marianne And Martin
Fabulous views from the walks around Long Reef. The Golf Club has a good restaurant, and there is the best pie…
6. Long Reef Beach
6. Long Reef Beach
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16 local reviews
Long Reef Beach
Amy
Amy
A much quieter lesser known beach then Dee Why or Curl Curl it is very popular amongst surfers and is only a 10-15 minute walk from Dee Why…
Marianne And Martin
Marianne And Martin
Fabulous views from the walks around Long Reef. The Golf Club has a good restaurant, and there is the best pie shop just across Pittwater…
7. North Head
7. North Head
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119 local reviews
North Head, Manly
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Asher
Stunning views out to sea for sunsets and whale watching in the right season and city views back towards…
Clare
Stunning view of the coast, and Sydney city skyline. Great spot for whale watching and walking tracks will…
7. North Head
7. North Head
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119 local reviews
North Head, Manly
Asher
Asher
Stunning views out to sea for sunsets and whale watching in the right season and city views back towards Sydney. Amazing viewing on NYE…
Clare
Clare
Stunning view of the coast, and Sydney city skyline. Great spot for whale watching and walking tracks will take you through sweet smelling…
8. Cape Solander Lookout
8. Cape Solander Lookout
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4 local reviews
Cape Solander Dr, Kurnell
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+61 2 9668 2000
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May
Whale Watching is between June and October. Humpbacks, minkes, southern right whales and pygmy killer whales -…
Kurt
Famous for Whale watching from the shore.
8. Cape Solander Lookout
8. Cape Solander Lookout
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4 local reviews
Cape Solander Dr, Kurnell
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+61 2 9668 2000
May
May
Whale Watching is between June and October. Humpbacks, minkes, southern right whales and pygmy killer whales - not to mention plenty of…
Kurt
Kurt
Famous for Whale watching from the shore.
9. Marks Park
9. Marks Park
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15 local reviews
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Vanessa
For Whale watching between May and November (best time is June/July) You can also do a boat tour with "Go…
Mike
Nice spot for whale watching or just relaxing on the grass
9. Marks Park
9. Marks Park
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15 local reviews
Vanessa
Vanessa
For Whale watching between May and November (best time is June/July) You can also do a boat tour with "Go Whale Watching"
Mike
Mike
Nice spot for whale watching or just relaxing on the grass
10. Magic Point
10. Magic Point
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2 local reviews
Magic Point, Malabar
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Scott
Whale watching, hiking, natural bushland, stunning views
10. Magic Point
10. Magic Point
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2 local reviews
Magic Point, Malabar
Scott
Scott
Whale watching, hiking, natural bushland, stunning views
11. Oz Whale Watching
11. Oz Whale Watching
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2 local reviews
37 Bank St, Pyrmont
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
(02) 9518 7813
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Nikolai And Emma
Embark with Oz Whale Watching on a thrilling tour from Sydney Harbour to marvel at whales migrating along the…
11. Oz Whale Watching
11. Oz Whale Watching
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2 local reviews
37 Bank St, Pyrmont
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
(02) 9518 7813
Nikolai And Emma
Nikolai And Emma
Embark with Oz Whale Watching on a thrilling tour from Sydney Harbour to marvel at whales migrating along the coast. You’ll cruise aboard…