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Address: 37 Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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With over 3 decades experience, Vagabond Cruises is one of Sydney Harbour's...

With over 3 decades experience, Vagabond Cruises is one of Sydney Harbour's longest established cruise companies!

Make the most of your visit to Sydney Harbour with Vagabond Cruises. We are a boutique cruise company specialising in all types of events and celebration cruises. We offer flexible cruising options and guarantee to beat any comparable quote!

As a family run business, we deliver a wide range of convenient and all inclusive packages including live entertainment lunch and dinner cruises, private functions for any personal or formal occasion such as Weddings, corporate events, harbour transfers, school formals, uni parties, birthdays, hens/bucks and much more!

Our dedicated events team aims to make your event memorable for all the right reasons - choose your package and vessel and settle in for a great experience on Sydney Habour. We boast a fleet of fully equipped vessels to accommodate 20 to 350 guests day or night!

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US$65.41*
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Latino Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour
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US$57.72*
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Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour
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US$57.72*
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Jazz Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour

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Fantastic day on the harbour

We had such an amazing time on the harbour with Vagabond on 1 April this year. The seafood was great, the cruise to all corners of the harbour was very relaxing and the staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I personally am disappointed with this company and wouldn't book with them ever again. Their customer service and management staff are extremely rude and lack in good customer service skills. A good business always starts with top quality customer service which is definitely lacking here. I would, and suggest others to look at the larger cruise company's in Sydney even... More 

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Thank collies159
Sydney
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such an amazing time on the harbour with Vagabond on 1 April this year. The seafood was great, the cruise to all corners of the harbour was very relaxing and the staff were amazing. I would recommend if you had 3 hours spare one afternoon. Great value for money. The music not so great but this didn't spoil... More 

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Thank Wattie10
VagabondCruises, Manager at Vagabond Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning Wattie10, Thank you for your review of our Harbour Lunch Cruise! We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful day. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you on board again in the near future! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cruise is amazing! The day was gorgeous and it was good to be with special friends. I have only good things to say about this company. The crew were friendly and helpful. We even got to go upstairs and chat with the Captain while we took in the sights of Sydney harbour. The boat is spacious and clean, and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic cruise on Sydney Harbour celebrating our daughters 21st Birthday. Laura and crew did an outstanding job taking care of everyone and everything. Always available ensuring the food was plentiful and nothing was too much trouble for them. Barman was exceptional - making great drinks. The jazz band Steve,Steve and Steve were excellent !. Would recommend the jazz cruise with... More 

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Thank GDM2
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved every moment of this cruise from the time we were greeted by the lovely Laura and crew till the end The day was superb and the food was tasty, plenty of it. the views were spectacular and the team driven by Laura made it all just delightful. Many thanks Laura and vagabond for the experience.

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Thank pallanah
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed this relaxing cruise. Positives- Staff are very friendly, helpful and eager to please plenty of room and we were not squashed in like sardines on some cruises Oysters and prawns, plentiful and fresh, great salads Delicious chicken Other observations and suggestions to Vagabond- -Would have loved the roast meat to be more tender and falling apart, it was a... More 

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Thank Jaybeen
Killarney Vale, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We met friends in Sydney and all joined the lunch cruise, what a great afternoon we had. The food was wonderful - a great variety, well presented, tasted wonderful and there was lots of it. Well done all the Staff on board, nothing was too much trouble and Simone did a wonderful job making sure everything ran to plan. We... More 

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Thank lobbys2017
NSW
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We recently took the lunch cruise with Vagabond. We found the food was fresh & tasty . Everything was well organised. All staff were friendly & helpful. Thanks Simone , the barman & wait staff for making the cruise even more enjoyable. We'd do it again without hesitation.

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Thank Janice B
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The cruise ship (a very old MV Vagabond Princess) was very old - no air conditioning in the lower deck, despite the fact that the day forecasted to be really hot. The manager, when asked if the air conditioning was on quipped: "What air conditioning? That's what the windows are for!" Which didn't helped at all as the diesel fumes... More 

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Thank Jayashkal
VagabondCruises, Manager at Vagabond Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Jayashkal, Thank you for your review and we are very sorry to learn that your experience with Vagabond Cruises did not live up to your expectations. Unfortunately not all of our vessels have air conditioning and this is clearly stated on our website. Whilst unfortunately we are not able to control the weather just yet, we are able to... More 

Newcastle, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a wonderfully relaxing cruise, the crew and wait staff were accommodating and friendly. The food was good and we purchased the "premium drink" package and we were very happy with the value we received. Sitting on the top deck listening to the jazz music and being surrounded by the amazing views of Sydney Harbour was amazing. Highly recommend this... More 

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Thank rhondaburgin
VagabondCruises, Manager at Vagabond Cruises, responded to this review

Dear rhondaburgin, Thank you so much for your review! It is feedback like this that lets us know we are on the right track to providing a unique experience to all of our guests! We shall be sure to congratulate our team and let them know what an excellent service they continue to provide. We hope to see you on... More 

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