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Whale Watching Tour with Taronga

Join the crew and sight majestic Humpback or Southern Right Whales as they journey north on their annual migration. Discover interesting facts about these incredible creatures and their connection to Australia’s history and culture. Learn about other marine species and bird life and find out how you can help marine mammal conservation. With a whale guarantee success rate of 99%* book today and experience this unique offering before whale watching season is over for another year. Captain Cook Cruises and Taronga Zoo are now offering a truly wild experience - a three-hour whale watching tour hosted by one of Taronga’s very own marine experts.


Time: 1.30pm

Date: Every Saturday and Sunday until 16 November 2014  

Cost: Adult $69 Concession $56 Child $44

Departs: Circular Quay at 1:30pm (return approx. 4.15pm) or Taronga Zoo at 1.40pm (return approx 4.00pm)

Restrictions: No restrictions

* Cruise again in 2014 for free on Standby Basis  confirmed 24 hours prior subject to availability. Applies when a whale is not sighted during the cruise.


What to Bring:

This is an open water cruise and you will experience sea motion. We recommend you eat lightly before and during the cruise. Travel sickness tablets are generally most effective if taken prior to the cruise. Soft drinks and snacks are available for purchase onboard. Please dress according to the weather – it will often feel colder at sea. 

How to Book:

Tickets are available at Taronga Zoo Retail Shops or Advanced Bookings can be made:

Phone: (02) 9978 4782

Email: tourism@zoo.nsw.gov.au


Cruises are subject to cancellation due to weather & other operational requirements. Please ring (02) 8062 3623 between 7.15am & 9.00am on the day of your cruise for the latest information. If your cruise is cancelled passengers may (1) rebook another Captain Cook / Taronga Whale Watching Cruise in 2014 or (2) seek a refund from the original place of purchase or by either visiting the Taronga Zoo Retail Shops or contacting the booking line (02) 9978 4782. Proof of purchase will be required.