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Sydney Harbour Pelagic Birdwatching

Duration: 7 hours

Type: Private Charter.

Interests: Birds, Marine Mammals.

With the rich abundance of pelagic birdlife just off the coast of Sydney, this cruise provides a unique opportunity to see some of the world's most admired gliders. An impressive number of species may be encountered including Black-browed, Campbell, Shy, Yellow-nosed, Gibson’s and Wandering Albatross, Fluttering, Wedge-tailed, Hutton’s and Flesh-footed Shearwaters, Providence, Grey-faced, Cape, Northern Giant and Southern Giant Petrels along with a host of Australasian Gannets, Skua’s and Gulls.

The grace and majesty of these birds will keep you amazed as they soar, swoop and swim around the boat. On the return to Sydney Harbour, a keen eye will spot various inshore birds, with the occasional sighting of Little Penguins.

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  • Sydney Harbour Pelagic Birdwatching

    After a magical cruise through the famous sights of Sydney, guests will venture out out on a luxury cruiser to the South Pacific Ocean until the edge of the continental shelf is reached. The passionate onboard guide and photographer will tell you about the migratory routes and behaviour of the various species.

    Combined with Sydney’s stunning coastal backdrop, this cruise is a truly unforgettable experience. Other marine species that may be encountered on the four hour journey include Bottlenose Dolphins, Minke whales and Humpback Whales between May and November.

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