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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:5 hours (approx.)

Take in the stunning views of Sydney on a Sydney Harbour on luxury sailing trip. On board your 40-foot luxury sailing yacht, with your experienced skipper at the helm, you'll sail under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and along side the Sydney Opera House. A delicious lunch is served on board while anchored in one of Sydney Harbour's secluded bays. Your yacht accommodates a maximum of eight passengers, ensuring personalized attention from your captain.

Highlights

  • Sail on Sydney Harbour on board a luxury yacht
  • Five-hour cruise to explore Sydney Harbour with insights into Sydney's history and lifestyle from your knowledgeable captain
  • Full lunch including beer and wine served on board
  • All equipment supplied for fishing and snorkeling, including towels
  • Photo opportunities of Sydney Harbour icons
  • The opportunity to swim, fish or relax on board
  • Smaller number of tour members ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

Sailing on Sydney Habor

Your yachting cruise departs from Darling Harbour and takes you under the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. You'll be able to take photographs of the Sydney Opera House and the Rocks, the birthplace of British settlement. You'll pass Farm Cove and Mrs. Macquaries Chair and Fort Denison, where during the early days of British settlement prisoners were left to survive on only bread and water.

Turning towards Sydney's affluent Eastern suburbs, you'll sail past some of Sydney's wealthiest harbor side homes. From Watsons Bay your yacht will cross the harbor entrance and anchor for lunch at historic Store Beach surrounded by beautiful natural bushland.

While your delicious lunch of sushi, avocado and prawn salad and chicken is being prepared, take a swim to the beach, relax with a glass of Australian beer or wine or toss a fishing line over the side of the yacht. Dessert of Belgium butter biscuits, cheesecake and fruit is also served.

In the early afternoon you'll head back to Darling Harbour, soaking up the sun and fresh air after enjoying an exhilarating day on your small group sailing trip on Sydney Harbour.

Sailing Vessel:

  • Fully equipped cruising yacht
  • Fully equipped galley
  • Private cabins
  • Interior and exterior shower facilities
  • Toilet facilities
  • Comfortable and spacious dining/lounge area
  • All required safety equipment is on board
  • Life jackets are provided for young children

Itinerary

Meet the vessel:

10:00 Board the luxury cruising yacht at the Aquarium Pontoon, Darling Harbour

10:30 Cruise under Sydney Harbour Bridge and view the The Rocks, Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Farm Cove, Fort Denison and Mrs Macquaries Chair. This is a great time for taking photographs.

11:00 Cruise into Rushcutters Bay and view the famous yachts that enter Sydney to Hobart yacht race moored at the Cruising Yacht Club and then past Sydney's wealthy Eastern Suburbs viewing the spectacular homes at Darling Point, Point Piper, Vaucluse and the Clarke and Shark Islands.

Cruise past Watsons Bay and the famous Doyles beach side restaurant. Continue past Lady Bay, Sydney Habour's official nudist beach. Cross the harbor heads and look out over the Pacific Ocean.

12:00 Drop anchor in a peaceful bay and relax for a while. Take a swim, drop a fishing line and have a drink while lunch is prepared. Dining on-board with a delicious lunch.

13:15 Start heading for home feeling relaxed and ready to sail back to Darling Harbour.

15:00 Disembarkation

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing! Good friendly tour great way to see Sydney via the water. Food was amazing well put together package.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Great

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2013

Great trip, made to feel very welcome, collected at hotel. Very informative cruise, lovely food and wine. The weather was a bit windy and at times quite hairy.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2012

Great way to see the harbour and enjoy your day. Great lunch and good wine. Really enjoyed the sail.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2011

Fantastic day, beautiful yacht, great food and knowledgeable skipper!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2011

Outstanding trip. Our skipper Colin was fantastic - very knowledgeable. A great way to see the harbour and enjoy an excellent lunch on board.

Terry H
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

The day peaceful and the host informed us on the historical sites and the meal was beautiful. He even catered for me not liking seafood.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Very enjoyable. Tour took us throughout the harbor from Darling Harbour to the Heads, including most of the bays in between. Captain was very knowledgeable of the area with many interesting facts. Lunch was excellent. Sailboat was in excellent conditions with modern conveniences. Highly recommend.

4 star rating: Recommended January 2014

Very good! Got great views and the captain was very knowledgable! Food was a bit of a let down but I'd do it again...

Charlotte W
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended August 2008

Fab day out, excellent!!
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