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James Craig Tall Ship

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Barque James Craig is rightly famous around the world. She is Sydney’s only 19th Century square rigger (or Tall Ship) and her incredible restoration to full sailing condition was recognised in 2003 by the World Ship Trust’s award of their...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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+61 2 9298 3888
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked my husband, son and myself on the 5-hour afternoon cruise. Weather was perfect with enough wind to hoist some of the sails (hard work according to my son) and plenty of snacks were provided, as well sun screen. It was a really good time.

Thank Sarah14Alex
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never experienced this it is well worth it. When my mother came over from England we used to go and have lunch or dinner

Thank debbiesmith2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ship is special to me as a I used to view the hulk in the Derwent a river on my way to school in the early 1970s. I visited this ship in Sydney and it is now a fully restored functional vessel. Well worth...More

Thank Vacation09593315006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Sydney it is so important to get out on the Harbour and soak up what thousands of international tourists come to marvel at every day. What better way then to sail on an authentic ship right out past the heads. This is a...More

Thank Verity W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your a fan of swashbuckling sailing in the traditional ways in an incredibly authentic Barque then this is the day out for you. Don't be afraid of bad weather. This ship is powered by wind and the more the merry and the faster you...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family went out today on a day sail out through the harbour and outside Sydney Heads. The sail out across the Harbour was lovely, and even though the seas were rough and we were sea sick, the passion, knowledge and camaraderie of the crew...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the crew of the James Craig for the afternoon ‘see Sydney under Sail’. It was an amazing afternoon, with a trip on the harbour out past the heads with the added bonus of a whale spotting! The (volunteer) staff were excellent and very...More

Thank kimbferguson
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Recommend this to anyone its an absolute must. Great experience the crew was fabulous and the meal on board was great. The tour guides were just wonderful.

Thank susan b
Reviewed September 28, 2018

If you want to see one of threasures of days gone buy this is it,. A real working piece of history and easy to find across from the Opra House

Thank wayne248
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Not long enough. Too long on the engine there was plenty of wind. BBQ lunch was OK. Extra activity of climbing mast was interesting

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Terisa N
October 20, 2018|
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Hi Terisa, Thank you for contacting us! We are so looking forward to celebrating this together too! FYI pasting the below from the booking page/terms and conditions: What to wear: Smart Casual dress code. Please wear... More
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chelle6431
July 16, 2018|
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Hi, We move slowly about the harbour as there are many other vessels out on the harbour during the night. However we can’t guarantee that it will not get a little rocky if it hit’s a rough patch. If you have any concerns we... More
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Flibbix55
February 24, 2017|
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Hi Flibbix Thanks for your enquiry. We are not specialised in whale watching tours, although, the Humpback Whale migration passing Sydney takes place between April and December so if we are lucky we may see one or two and... More
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