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Manly Ocean Adventures

#1 of 16 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Manly Features Animals
1/40 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 1300 062 659
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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
+61 1300 062 659
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were down visiting from Brissy and read up about this after it being recommend by some buddy's who live in Manly. We were lucky enough to be able to get on and it was an insane experience! Captain Blake was very informative and we...More

Thank skiloverbob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw 13 Humpback whales on our tour all spectacularly performing their surface activities at amazingly close proximity. Being the fastest commercial vessel in Sydney meant we got to the whales faster which helped with the whale watching hierarchy of first in best dressed and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!! what an amazing experience. The most fun had in one morning ever!! Cant wait to do it again. Was an amazing experience to be up close with the whales. The experience far exceeded my expectations

Thank haveachat1011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An exhilarating experience on the boat itself which goes around 90kmph at top speed and means you can easily hunt down the pods. We went last week and saw around 20 whales, including one large pod of 8-10 which were males competing. Was a turly...More

Thank Wanderluster131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing day out with Manly Ocean adventures as we got to see a very large whale and travel alongside it for over an hour (I couldn't believe it!). Blake, our pilot and guide was a great resource and wealth of information on...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow wow wow wow wow! We were out with Blake as a group of four on Monday 12th June on the 2pm trip. Things were super quick to get started and the boat was incredibly fast - a 90kmp/h fun experience before we had even...More

Thank Rebecca692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A glorious day out with Blake on the speedboat! A sunny & calm weather, making it even more enjoyable! We managed to sight a couple of whales! ❤️No words can describe how truly amazing & wonderful the experience was. Blake was superb, being friendly and...More

Thank Wee L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blake (El Capitan) was quick to answer our emails prior to the trip and was really friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely worth the extra money to be in a smaller and faster boat to respond better to the unpredictable sightings of the whales. Unexpected nice touch...More

Thank Zoe F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best investment of 30 $ extra I've ever made. Seriously. Although this trip is a little more expensive than the ones offered by the big trip-companies, it is money totally worth spending. THIS TRIP WAS AWESOME!!! The Captain is a very nice...More

Thank Miguel E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best whale watching tour you can go on in Sydney. I went at the end of last season and again just recently. Both times were fantastic and I'll definitely be back again! The smaller boat means you get closer to...More

Thank Steph983
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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