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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Sydney Harbour Luxury Cruise including Lunch

Explore Sydney from the water during a four-hour luxury lunch cruise. Hop on board your yacht at Circular Quay then set out on Sydney Harbour. Snap photos of landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as you glide past the glittering city skyline. Visit pristine spots around the harbor where you can swim, kayak or hit the beach. Top off your Sydney cruise with a three-course barbecue lunch served with beer and wine. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people, ensuring a personalized experience.


  • Small group luxury cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Discover the secret beaches known only to locals
  • Enjoy a gourmet Australian barbecue lunch including beer and wine
  • Have fun in the sea kayaks
  • See iconic landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House
  • Limited to 14 people for an intimate experience

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What You Can Expect

Sydney Harbour Luxury Cruise including Lunch

Cruise like a local on Sydney Harbour

After making your own way to Circular Quay, step on board your 52-foot (16m) motorized yacht for your deluxe lunch cruise in Sydney Harbour.

Get great photo ops of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison and more. Enjoy ample time to discover the delights of the harbor and learn about its history from your informative captain.

Your crew cooks up a tasty Australian barbecue lunch (see Itinerary for sample menu) while you relax on deck. Try some local beer and wine while you eat and soak in the sights around you.

Visit secluded locations around the harbor where you can enjoy a side of Sydney known mostly to locals. Your captain anchors in a sheltered cove where you can try fishing, take a swim or paddle a kayak on calm waters.

This small-group tour has a maximum of 14 people, providing a relaxed and intimate atmosphere to enjoy with friends new and old. Your entertaining captain and crew make sure that you experience the best of Sydney Harbour during your cruise, taking great memories home with you when the tour ends.


Sample Menu:
  • Prawns served with mayonnaise
  • Fresh bread & butter
Main Course
Cooked on the barbecue, shared platters of:
  • Grilled salmon with drizzle of olive oil & lemon
  • Marinated grass fed rump steak
  • Mixed green salad with cherry tomatoes and a balsamic dressing
  • Creamy German potato salad
  • Selection of cheeses with crackers and seasonal fruit
  • Local beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Tea and coffee
Vegetarian and kosher options available by request

Please note: Menu subject to change

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The harbor tour was excellent. Only 8 of us on board. covered the complete harbor, good commentary, and a delicious BBQ'd meal. Would definitely recommend this to anyone traveling to Sydney.
Susan and Donald Bull

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great Tour. All what we expected and more. We were a group of 4 friends and there were 4 more passengers on board. Our guide was very good. The views were amazing, we went all around the harbour from the Opera to the Darling harbour. The lunch very good and the drinks kept coming. One thing we didn't realize was that we could have also been swimming during the lunch break. It wasn't properly advised and didn't have our bathing suits with us. A great experience 10 out of 10

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Awesome. We loved this excursion. Our guide was very infotmative and kept the wine flowing. The food was great as well.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This tour was amazing. Very informative tour guide and very very relaxing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

My partner and I were in Sydney for two days prior to heading off on a cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas, and we were looking for something to while away a few hours, so I searched the net and found THE BEST deal going around... $140.00 per person for a 4.5 hour cruise on Sydney Harbour, complete with lunch and complimentary drinks.
As well as the two of us, there approximately 10 other people on board who came from all over the United States, as well as a lovely couple from London who were on honeymoon, so we had more than enough room on the boat. Combine that with perfect weather, and we were given the opportunity to see Sydney and it's beautiful harbour in all it's glory.
My compliments go to the crew on board, who did a great job in keeping is well fed, making sure that drinks were available when we needed, and giving us a great insight into the history and sights of the harbour.
All in all, if you are in Sydney, do yourself a favour and get on this tour... IT IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Excellent. Tim was most approachable and very knowledgeable. Food and refreshments were excellent and ample. We thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Tim was an excellent First Mate, giving us all the great details about Sydney and the harbour without talking ad nauseum. This let us get some knowledge and also enjoy the beautiful scenery. Lunch was delicious, and our small group really enjoyed the experience. The boat is comfortable and cozy without being a huge ship just moving people back and forth. Thanks again, Tim!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

I read some place that it wasn't necessary to pay the price for a cruise around Sydney Harbour. That all you had to do was take the ferry from Circular Quay to Darling Harbour. But if you do that you will miss out on so much. This cruise was just outstanding. Polly, who guided us through the cruise, is from the states, so she knows all the things that are different about the area that an Australian wouldn't even think to mention. Of course we saw the opera house and the bridge, but we saw so much more. The beaches; where the millionaires live; and the glorious marinas. We anchored near a beach and had the most delicious lunch. None of us was brave enough to go for a swim, but we could have right off the back of the boat. The (complimentary) wine flowed freely. There were seven of us on the trip. Three couples and me, the loner. It's not a giant tour boat. It's an intimate cabin cruiser, but with plenty of room inside and out, upstairs and down. We certainly got our money's worth. And I now have more pictures of the Sydney Opera House than I do of my own daughter.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Highly recommended trip on a good weather. we really enjoyed ourselves. Nice sun and breeze and fantastic views of the opera house, harbour bridge..etc.. Nice lunch as well. Friendly service staff made the whole trip very enjoyable. Awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

Informative friendly staff made the cruise more enjoyable than even the seafood platter for lunch. We were the only ones on the cruise to take the plunge and celebrate with a swim in Rose Bay: we felt so blessed

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