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Be a part of the Australia Day festivities on Sydney Harbour

Join Sydney Heritage Fleet this Australia Day on Sydney Harbour and you will be up close to observe the spectacular Australia Day events.

This year, you can choose from three heritage vessels; come aboard the 1874 Tall Ship James Craig, 1902 Steam Launch Lady Hopetoun or 1902 Steam Tug Waratah.

If you are a Sydney Heritage Fleet member, you can join the celebrations aboard the Boomerang, 1903 Schooner.

Tickets for the small heritage vessels are now available on the Sydney Heritage Fleet website for Australia Day - select from the following trips:

Lady Hopetoun and Boomerang (DAY TIME CRUISES)

  • Boarding Rozelle 9:30am / Departing 10:00am / Returning 3:00pm

  • Cost is $75 for members or $85 for non-members (please note Boomerang is limited to one member and one guest)

    Waratah (DAY TIME CRUISE)

  • Boarding Rozelle 11:30am / Departing 12:00pm / Returning 3:00pm

  • Cost is $60 for members or $70 for non-members

    A new offering this year is the availability of evening cruises for both Lady Hopetoun and Waratah these cruises will take in the entertainment and fireworks that are taking place in Circular Quay.

  • Boarding Rozelle 5:30pm / Departing 6:00pm / Returning 10:00pm

  • Cost is $70 for members or $80 for non-members

    Tall Ship James Craig

    The1874 Tall Ship James Craig will undertake a morning trip departing at 10:30am and participating in the harbour events before coming alongside at the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) at approximately 2pm. She will then remain alongside until 4pm where she will then embark new passengers and return to Wharf 7.

    Morning Trip

    Boarding Wharf 7, Pyrmont 10:00am

    Departing 10:30am

    Arriving OPT 2:00pm

    Cost is $130 for adult, $117 for members/concession, $50 for children and $310 for a family (2 adults and 2 children)


    Afternoon Trip

    Boarding OPT 4:00pm

    Departing 4:30pm

    Returning Wharf 7, Pyrmont 5:15pm

    Cost is $20 for adult, $15 for member, $10 for children and $50 for a family (2 adults and 2 children).

    There is no better place to be on Australia Day than out on Sydney Harbour to be part of the fun and celebrations.

    Early bookings for all trips are advised as places are strictly limited. To make a booking, please click here and select your desired option or call 9298 3888.

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    When: Friday 26th January 2018
    Where: Sydney Harbour
    Cost: From $60.00
    Your Comment
    Wow....this is awesome. I will need to see if there is something similar in Perth. Somehow, I doubt that! :(
    by SocialHummingBird (score: 3|1161) 335 days ago
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