Water activity

Sydney Harbour: Tall Ship Afternoon Cruise

Water activity

Sydney Harbour: Tall Ship Afternoon Cruise

Activity provider: Sydney Harbour Tall Ships
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From US$ 46.15 per person

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Set sail from Sydney Harbour on an authentic tall ship during a fantastic 90-minute cruise of the harbor highlights. Help the crew set sail, or sit back and enjoy the harbor sights, such as Harbour Bridge and the graceful Sydney Opera House.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Discover Sydney Harbour on an authentic tall ship
  • Join the crew and help set sail
  • See Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and more
Full description
Hop on a tall ship and discover the sights and sounds of Sydney on a unique historic-meets- modern harbor cruise. Sail past the Opera House and Fort Denison, as well as under Harbour Bridge, as you enjoy a 90-minute sailing experience on board the 1850s style wooden tall ship. Get involved and make the most of this interactive, unique cruise. Try your hand at steering, or help with the sails. If you'd like to heave on a rope, you can. Otherwise, simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the entertainment provided by your friendly crew. You will get to hear some of Sydney’s rich history and tales of Sydney’s only authentic timber tall ships. You will feel like you are being transported back to days gone by, and will be able to say you know what it was like for the sailors of yesteryear. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the best of Sydney Harbour. And expect to be the subject of many a happy snapping tourist, delighted at the sight of your tall ship in Sydney Harbour.
  • 1.5-hour harbor cruise
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Mast climb (available for purchase)
  • Drinks package (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The meeting point is located between Park Hyatt Hotel and the Overseas Passenger Terminal. One of the crew will be there at least 30 minutes before the cruise departure time to welcome you.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You must bring a valid ID to verify your name and age
  • Children under 3 years old go free of charge but must be permanently supervised by the parent or guardian
  • Children between 4 and 14 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • To be entitled to a child ticket you must be aged between 4 and 14 years old at the time of the cruise
  • You must be 21 years old and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol
  • Please note that boarding begins 15 minutes prior to the cruise departure
  • The tour is conducted in all weather except in the case of extreme weather events like hurricanes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 192 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Everything about this cruise was so delightful- the 101 year old ship, the man who gave us the history and commented throughout the cruise, the perfect appetizers and the other nice guests on the boat. The views were incredible and it was fun to go under the Sydney bridge. Highly recommend this experience!

February 22, 2023

My wife and I enjoyed our harbour cruise from an orderly check-in process to the included food bites provided and the wine available for purchase. The ship’s host was very knowledgeable about the tall ship’s history and the shoreline sights. It was fun to watch the young kids climb up to the lookout tower.

January 26, 2023

Pretty easy place to get to and the journey did give some of the best views around the coast. Lots were explained about the ship and its history which made traversing through the seas fun. The guide had personal one-on-one conversations with everyone and did her best to engage us throughout the entire trip. They gave us free snacks to enjoy across the travel. They also provided free ponchos and blankets when it became really cold and rainy which was a plus when it started to storm.

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October 1, 2022

Product ID: 24763