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Jacaranda Cruises 2018

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by Victoria St Lukes (subscribe)
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Purple punctuation cruise on Sydney Harbour with Graham Ross
In 2018, Graham Ross will host his 100th Jacaranda Cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Graham Ross Jacaranda Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Tour Sydney's beautiful harbour on the 100th Graham Ross Jacaranda Tour

Graham and Sandra Ross started Ross Garden Tours in 1978 to share beautiful gardens around the world with fellow garden lovers. Their daughter, Linda, has also joined the company, as garden designer, horticulturist and garden communicator.

Graham, Sandra and LInda Ross of Ross Garden Tours
L-R, Linda, Graham and Sandra Ross of Graham Ross Garden Tours

See the most beautiful harbour in the world with breathtaking Jacarandas in full flower.

Graham Ross Jacaranda Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Purple Jacaranda's in bloom on Sydney harbour

Hear the stories about Sydney's early days on the waterfront from Graham Ross. Graham's passion for Sydney Harbour has seen him escort over 90 Jacaranda cruises since 1988.

Sydney's beautiful harbour boasts amazing Jacaranda gardens
Sydney's Harbour boasts some amazing Jacaranda sights

Graham is a horticulturist, plantsman, author, publisher and garden media presenter. He has worked in the horticultural industry for more than 55 years and was a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney for ten years.

Graham Ross Garden Tours Sydney
Grahm Ross, Horticultural fame

Graham has received many awards from the Australian Nursery and Garden Industry as well as the Gold Laurel and Hall of Fame awards from the Australian Horticultural Media Association.

In 2011, The Royal Horticultural Society in London presented Graham with the Veitch Memorial Medal in recognition of his contribution to horticulture in Australia and around the world.

Veitch Memorial Medal Graham Ross
Graham Ross holds the Veitch Memorial Medal.

Graham is only the fourth Australian recipient of the VMM since Queen Victoria created the medal in 1870.

Graham Ross Horticulturalist
Grahm Ross, Horticultural fame

Graham has been travelling the world looking at gardens since 1956 and, with wife Sandra, co-founded Ross Garden Tours in 1978. His passion for gardening, travel and people comes together in every Ross Garden Tour.

The Jacaranda cruise route passes - Barangaroo Headland Reserve, Sydney's iconic Opera House & Royal Botanic Gardens. Glides past the eastern suburbs and the lower north shore, cruises up the Lane Cove River, passes Cockatoo Island, Balmain & Darling Harbour.

Graham Ross Jacaranda Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Purple punctuation on Sydney Harbour

Graham provides a fascinating commentary throughout the cruise and many features around the harbour - historic homes, landmarks, personalities and of course foreshore gardens - trees and plants flowering in Sydney's spring.

Boarding commences at 1.15pm
Cruise departs from Wharf 1, King Street Wharf
Complimentary tea and coffee, muffins and cookies served on board

Adult $72
Senior $65
GCC Member $59
Child over 12 $25
Child under 12 Free
All prices in Australian Dollars
Price is based on departure ex Sydney

Don't miss the boat.
Book your tickets here
Getting here

Telephone: 1300 233 200 or 61 (0)2 9194 0775

You will be contacted by a Ross Tours Travel Manager to confirm your details and preferred method of payment.

Tickets are transferable. Tickets are non-refundable within 7 days of cruise date. Cancellations must be sent in writing.

Cancellation fee is based upon the total amounts paid including all travel arrangements.

Please refer to the Ross Garden Tours standard terms and conditions.

See you on board!
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Why? To book the Ross Garden Jacaranda Cruise on Sydney Harbour
When: 1.15pm October 31st, November 4, 7 and 11th 2018
Phone: 1300 233 200
Where: Wharf 1, King Street Wharf
Cost: Adult $72, Senior $65, GCC Member $59, Child over 12 $25, Child under 12 Free
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