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Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart

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    What to Expect
    Your Hobart sailing tour starts as you hop aboard your sleek racing yacht and set off along the River Derwent. While you witness what it takes to operate an ocean yacht like this, you can help the crew trim the sails and grind the winches, if you wish. Or just relax and admire the passing scenery, from the Hobart cityscape to views of Mt Wellington.

    Head toward the Iron Pot lighthouse, and watch for wildlife like seals and dolphins. Then enjoy stories from your skipper about previous sailing adventures over morning or afternoon tea featuring gourmet Tasmanian items. Your tour ends when you return to the departure point.

    When booking, select either the morning tour, which operates from October to March, or the afternoon tour from April to September.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    King's Pier Marina, Hobart
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3-hour sail on Hobart Harbour by luxury ocean racing yacht
    • Gourmet treats for morning or afternoon tea
    • Professional skipper and crew
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear soft rubber soled shoes. Sneakers are ideal
    • A maximum of 18 people per sailing trip
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A stunning afternoon as the sun went down 🌞 we got the sails up a few times so it was very relaxing with no other boats on the river ⛵ Mark was very informative and Jimmy a great deck hand - we did not lift a finger 🍻🥂 a fabulous surprise was the cheese platter & home made
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    Response from MarkS171, Owner at Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
    Responded Jun. 10, 2019
    Thanks for taking the time to do this kind review. I'll tell my mum you loved her scones : )
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    Had a fabulous time sailing around the harbour on this magnificent Yacht. Freshly made scones with tea/coffee/hot chocolate included. Mark was a fantastic skipper who let us steer the boat! Great way to experience Hobart!
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    Response from MarkS171, Owner at Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
    Responded Jun. 10, 2019
    Glad you enjoyed yourself : ) Hopefully we will get you out on a multi day sailing adventure sometime.
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    This is not normally on our holiday itinerary but what a great choice we made instead of the usual Hobart attractions. The morning was all blue sky and just a hint of a breeze and a fantastic option of seeing Hobart and the Derwent River from a different aspect. The crew are
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    Response from MarkS171, Owner at Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
    Responded Apr. 23, 2019
    Thanks Susan. So glad you had a good time with us and we look forward to having you back for that longer sail : )
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    Treated our dad to this tour for his 80th, it absolutely exceeded our expectations! Fabulous crew (Mark, Marsha, and Jimmy), beautiful yacht, and a perfect day for a sail on Helsal IV. They provided delicious tea, coffee, scones, cheese, and crackers, and they even took
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    Response from MarkS171, Owner at Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
    Responded Apr. 2, 2019
    We had a really great time sailing with you and your lovely family. It is so good to hear that you enjoyed it too. Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to let us know.
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    Crew was exceptionally knowledgable and experienced. Marine biologist, racing captain and young crew were informative, well spoken and excited about answering all of our not very nautical questions. Wine, beer,snacks and a beautiful afternoon made this one our favorite
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    Response from MarkS171, Owner at Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
    Responded Mar. 23, 2019
    Great to hear you had a good sail on Magic Miles and thanks for taking the time to write your kinda review. I'll be sure to pass it on to the crew.
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