• Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 35.39 View price calendar

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Enjoy an afternoon sail on Sydney Harbour aboard a historic tall ship from the 1920s. Learn about Sydney’s maritime roots and your ship’s sailing history during a 90-minute cruise that provides close views of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Fort Denison. Get great photo ops and soak up the spectacular scenery. You can even lend the crew a hand by steering the ship and hoisting the sails.

Highlights

  • Discover Sydney Harbour on an authentic 1920s Tall Ship
  • 1 hour and 30 minute cruise through the waterways
  • Sail past iconic landmarks
  • Become part of the crew for a truly unique experience
  • Commentary about Sydney Harbour highlights and history of the ships
  • Light refreshments

What You Can Expect

Sydney Harbour Afternoon Tall Ship Discovery Cruise

Sydney Tall Ships

Make your own way to Campbells Cove jetty, located in the Rocks, the historic neighborhood where Sydney began. After boarding your ship, admire the exquisite restoration work that has rejuvenated this old wooden ship, one of only two tall ships that still sail the waters of Sydney Harbour.

Enjoy the sea breeze and waterfront views as your ship sets sail, passing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and gliding by Sydney Opera House. Hear the history of Sydney’s transformation from a sleepy colony town to a modern world-class city, and how the tall ships that once filled the harbor facilitated trade across the oceans.

If you like, tap into your inner sailor and help to raise the sails or take the wheel of the ship. Or simply relax on deck and admire Sydney from the water, snapping photos of Shark Island, Fort Denison and Sydney Harbour National Park. Snack on light refreshments served during your cruise.

Your ship returns you to Campbells Cove at the end of your 90-minute cruise.

Customer Reviews

Alexander S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Excellent time and be sure to climb the mast!

DENNIS M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Well worthwhile!

mitchmetzner

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Awesome experience, climb up into the bird's nest if you get the chance...exquisite.

mitchmetzner

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Awesome experience, climb up into the bird's nest if you get the chance...exquisite.

Lucy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We loved it! A beautiful old boat with lots of history, knowledgeable guides and crew, a bar and free snacks. Beautiful to come back into the harbour under sail with no engine noise and be able to soak up the sights.

Gulam F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

But had some difficulty finding the right place. Need map. But they let me climb the rear mast, all the way to the bird's nest! And I'm a senior citizen.

Carrie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

What fun to be on a tall ship. A different view of the city enjoyed with a friendly crew and yummy nibbles. Relaxing and informative as the cruise included a lecture on Sydney's harbour history. A lovely afternoon respite.

Lawrence S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a great way to see the Sydney harbor, and we learned a lot about the history of the area from the ship's captain. A very enjoyable cruise, and I helped hoist the sails! It was a blustery, rainy day, which just added that something extra to make it a more realistic nautical experience. There's nothing like the feel of an older sailing ship, you can get a glimpse into the lives of countless sailors from back in the days before steam engines. It doesn't take a huge hunk out of your day, so you can easily do this cruise and run off to explore the Central Business District all in the same day. Fantastic!

Joanna B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Fantastic experience! Excellent communication since booking through to boarding. The crew were friendly, welcoming, clearly knowledgable and made us feel safe and comfortable at all times.

Melinda M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon on the Harbour! My kids, my hubby and I had a great time. The ships crew were all very friendly and Andrew was was extremely knowledgeable and did a fantastic job as the host. A big Thanks to them all!!

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