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Sydney Harbour Afternoon Tall Ship Discovery Cruise

  • Imagine what early settlers experienced by traveling on an historic tall ship
  • Learn tons about Sydney's maritime history through a guide's commentary
  • Up-close views and photo ops of some of the harbor's highlights
Sydney Harbour Afternoon Tall Ship Discovery Cruise
From US$35.75
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Sydney Harbour Afternoon Tall Ship Discovery Cruise
From US$35.75
See a different side of Sydney Harbour from the deck of a traditional tall ship on a 1.5-hour cruise ideal for visitors with limited time. This tour allows you to lend the crew a hand while sailing around Fort Denison, Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge for up-close and unobstructed photo ops. Plus, seafaring history buffs will love going deep into Sydney's maritime history through guide commentary.
What to Expect
After stepping aboard your ship in the historic Rocks neighborhood, check out its detailed restoration work and learn about the 1850s-era tall ship through a guide's commentary. Besides getting out on Sydney Harbour to see the sights up close, you'll have the added benefit of sailing on an actual piece of history, which you'll learn more about as you travel. 
Pass under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and by the Sydney Opera House while listening to information about Sydney's history. History buffs will love delving deep into the city's rich maritime history, and adventurous travelers can help the crew steer the ship. Other highlights include Sydney Harbour National Park, Fort Denison, and Shark Island. If the sea winds wake your appetite, rest assured that light snacks and refreshments are served on board.
Reviews (66)
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Reviewed yesterday
Best afternoon on the Harbour!

The Soren Larson is an amazing vessel, beautifully kept - the wood work and lines of the ship a pleasure. We had a fabulous time on the afternoon cruise, watching the crew working the ropes, sails and actually sailing in the harbour under the harbour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kathyBlue
Reviewed 1 week ago
Would definitely recommend

The ship is great, and a brilliant way to have a great look around the harbour. The information provided by the staff is fascinating and brilliant (so knowledgeable!). The ship's crew are friendly and help you get involved in setting the sails etc. Don't quite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank funkyhughes23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Loved the tall ship trip

We were given the afternoon sail around Sydney Harbour by the kids’ grandparents, so went with few expectations. We enjoyed it very much. Kids got to climb the rigging, help pull up sails and steer the ship. Andrew the host made it all very comfy...More

Thank Felicity W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Afternoon

Kids really enjoyed the experience especial when they got to steer the ship made their day. Staff couldn't have been nicer and helpful recommend give it a go to see for yourself how wonderful it was.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A nightmare

We took the boat for the afternoon discovery tour with my husband and our two girls. We sailed for a while and after a few minutes, the ship stopped and didn't move for about an hour, we saw no sites and thought that was it...More

Thank DBull20
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