Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Sydney’s coastal wonders with Woollahra Council’s upcoming whale watching walks, scheduled for June 30th and July 14th at the historic Macquarie Lighthouse. These guided tours offer a unique opportunity to explore the rich marine life and scenic vistas along the cliffs from Vaucluse to Watsons Bay, all while learning about Australia’s fascinating whaling history and the natural heritage of the Vaucluse area.

A Journey Through History and Nature

The whale watching walks begin at the iconic Macquarie Lighthouse, a beacon of maritime history and architectural splendor. Participants will gather at the back of the lighthouse, facing the ocean, where they will embark on a leisurely stroll along the windswept cliff lines. This picturesque route offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the chance to witness majestic whales as they migrate along the coast.

Educational Insights and Natural Wonders

Led by knowledgeable guides, these tours provide a deeper understanding of Australia’s whaling past and the ecological significance of the Vaucluse coastline. Participants will learn about the behaviors and conservation efforts surrounding these gentle giants of the sea. Be sure to bring your binoculars to catch close-up views of the whales and other marine life that frequent these waters.

Reserve Your Spot Today

These popular events are sure to sell out quickly, so don’t miss your chance to join this enriching experience. Secure your place by visiting [link to event] to reserve your spot. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply looking for a memorable way to spend a day outdoors, the whale watching walks promise an unforgettable adventure for all ages.

Join this walk for an Unforgettable Experience

Gather your family, friends, and neighbors to join the local community in celebrating Sydney’s natural beauty and marine heritage. Whether you’re a seasoned whale watcher or embarking on your first marine adventure, the whale watching walks at Macquarie Lighthouse offer a perfect blend of education, exploration, and appreciation for the wonders of the ocean.

See You There!

Mark your calendars for June 30th or July 14th and embark on a journey of discovery with Woollahra Council’s whale watching walks. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking sights and sounds of Sydney’s coastline, and uncover the stories that shape our maritime history and environmental stewardship. Don’t forget your binoculars and enthusiasm for nature—this is an experience you won’t want to miss!

For more information and to reserve your spot, visit www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au. We look forward to seeing you there!


  • Sunday, 30 June 2024 | 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Sunday, 14 July 2024 | 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Lighthouse Reserve, Macquarie Lighthouse, Old South Head Road, Vaucluse, 2030

Cost: $5,-