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What to expect on the THUNDER JET WHALE WATCHING ADVENTURE?

  • Commencing with a safety briefing by your captain/ guide, a high speed cruise out to Sydney Heads passing the beautiful eastern suburbs and harbour islands.
  • Begin the search for the Humpback, and Southern right whales during their migration, there is a chance we will also see dolphins, seals, and amazing sea birdlife.
  • Make sure you bring a camera or video camera to capture the whales!
  • All passengers must sign an assumption of risk form before riding.
  • Passengers must arrive at least 20 minutes prior to their booked departure time.

What should I wear and bring?

  • It is best to wear warm comfortable clothing.  Winter on the water can be cold especially at high speed, bring a warm beanie or warm hat, along with spray/waterproof jacket, to keep you dry in case of rain or sea spray. We do offer waterproof ponchos as well if required.
  • Sunglasses- even in winter there is a lot of glare off the water.
  • Please note for those who suffer with motion sickness consult your doctor beforehand. If you are unsure we suggest taking sea sick medication before cruising.

Are bookings essential?

  • Yes, we suggest confirming your booking 24 hour prior.
  • You are more than welcome to come along on the day and hop onto the Thunder Jet Adventure Whale Watching, subject to spaces available. We do recommend booking for weekends, special event days and school holidays as we get very busy.

Will I get wet?

  • We do have all round clears to provide protection from the elements, however passengers may still get wet from spray or heavy rain.

 Why the minimum height or age?

  • All passengers should be able to reach the handrails for a safe ride experience and be a minimum 130cm.
  • We suggest no younger than an 10 years old.
  • It is advised that any passenger(s) who may be pregnant, have had any recent injuries, suffer from neck, back or heart conditions are not to ride on Thunder Jet Whale Watching.

Whale Guarantee  

  • Whale guarantee if no whales then  next trip free.
  • Within travelling dates of June 1st 2015 –  1st November 2015.
  • Definition of seeing a whale is that at least one whale is seen and approached.
  • Each Guarantee is made at the discretion of the captain on the day.

Get a free return trip if you don’t see whales on your first cruise

Contact

Ph: (02) 9566 1800

Email: info@thunderjetwhalewatching.com.au

Post: Thunder Jet Whale Watching

PO Box 242 Pyrmont NSW 2009

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