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Whale Watching

via helicopter and private sailing yacht

Sydney whale watching via helicopter and private sailing yacht

Splendour Tailored Tours are your highly trusted, incredibly well-connected, innovative experience provider for everything Sydney and NSW.  The day is yours and we’re here to tailor it any way you like.

A Sydney Whale Watching experience like no other

To ensure the best engagement with the gentle giants, this tour will have you following whales from the sky – via private Helicopter and by sea – via private sailing yacht.
An image of your private helicopter charter on your Sydney whale watching tour travel up from Sydney to Palm Beach and back


Start your day of whale watching at Sydney Airport. First we watch these gorgeous creatures from the air on a private helicopter charter. Take a 45-minute helicopter charter flying low over Botany Bay, the Eastern Suburbs Beaches, Cape Banks and out towards Palm Beach hunting for whales from above. Seeing whales from the sky is a completely unique and magical perspective you’re sure to remember forever.

An image of your private luxury yacht on your Sydney whale watching tour


Next stop is Darling Harbour, one of Sydney’s best entertainment precincts where you’ll have time for a quintessential seafood lunch in one of the many awarded restaurants in the area.

After you’ve wined and dined you’ll board our luxury yacht and indulge in a unique combination of whale watching and sailing.

An image of a whale on your Sydney Whale Watching tour


Get up close to Australia’s marine life, both within Sydney Harbour and outside the Sydney Heads with the best sailing crew in Sydney. On your private charter of our Beneteau 57″ – a “pocket” super yacht, the afternoon is yours to hunt for whales at your own pace.

There is never a guarantee of whale spotting but your chances are much higher on a private, flexible charter.

This tour is seasonal, whale watching is between June – August and October – December.


45 minute helicopter flight
Private transportation via luxury SUV – sanitised before each tour
3 hour sailing yacht charter with skipper
Sealed Australian bottled water and hand sanitiser
Morning tea
Personalised itinerary based on your requests

*Please note: Restaurant lunches are not included in tour prices unless stated

Prices vary based on inclusions and number in your private party. Get in touch for a quote.

Splendour Guides

Our specialised guides will show you the very best whale watching spots from a local’s perspective.


Founder & Beach Goddess


Chef & Restauranteur


Urban Bush Man


Travelling Mad Man

What our clients say

“This was by far the most outstanding Sydney experience. Every detail was looked after so we were comfortable but the cherry on top was the amazing whale sightings.”

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