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In the morning, make your own way to Darling Harbour to meet your 40-foot (12-meter) luxury cruising yacht. Your captain welcomes you aboard and provides a safety briefing before you sets off under the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Keep your camera handy for great photo ops of the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Rocks, where the British colonists first established the colony. Then sail past Farm Cove, Mrs Macquaries Chair and Fort Denison, where convict prisoners were kept in rough conditions during colonial times.

Glide through Rushcutters Bay, passing a marina where majestic yachts are moored — many of them compete in the renowned Sydney-to-Hobart sailing race. Turn towards Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs and view sprawling waterside mansions, then sail into Watsons Bay where your captain points out legendary restaurant Doyle's on the Beach, and the harbor’s official clothing-optional beach at Lady Bay.

Cross the entrance to the harbor to view Sydney Heads and gaze at the Pacific Ocean, then head into a protected bay in Sydney Harbour National Park. Drop anchor at gorgeous Store Beach and enjoy more than an hour there to relax and have lunch. You might take a swim, go snorkeling, try fishing, or stroll along the beach before lunch is served on board the boat. Lunch includes dishes with seafood, chicken, salads, fruit and dessert, accompanied by Australian beer or wine and soft drinks.

Throughout the cruise, your captain provides informative commentary on Sydney's history and sights. Your boat comes fully equipped with a spacious dining and lounge area, comfortable interior cabin and exterior decks, shower and toilet facilities, and safety equipment.

In the early afternoon head back to Darling Harbour, soaking up the sun and fresh air before returning to your starting point to end your 5-hour sailing cruise.
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Enjoy an exhilarating 5-hour sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard a luxury yacht with an experienced captain. Take in stunning views of Sydney's waterside landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Mrs Macquaries Chair, Fort Denison, Watsons Bay, Sydney Heads and more. Anchor in a secluded bay in Sydney Harbour National Park with time for beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and a delicious lunch with Australian wine and beer. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a personalized experience with your knowledgeable captain.
  • 5-hour Sydney Harbour small-group luxury yacht cruise
  • Explore Sydney Harbour and learn about Sydney's history and lifestyle from your informative captain
  • Savor a tasty lunch accompanied by Australian beer and wine
  • Get fantastic photo ops of Sydney Harbour icons
  • Have time to swim, snorkel, go fishing, or relax on the beach and boat
  • Includes use of equipment for fishing and snorkeling, including towels
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight ensures customized attention from your captain
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Reviewed 28 June 2018
Fantastic time sailing Sydney Harbor!

Honeymooners here. What an enjoyable day sailing through all the different bays of the harbor. Colin is the skipper, guide, server, and cook all in one and doesn't disappoint in any role. The morning is spent sailing past all the big landmarks, Colin takes you...More

Thank Joe_Mich_19
Reviewed 26 April 2018
Fine Food , Fine Sailing and Fine Fun

We took this harbor sailing adventure with skipper Colin. He expertly navigated the harbor pointing out noted landmarks and houses supplying history and stories as we sailed. We sailed to the harbor opening and on the return, Colin dropped anchor, and brought out a lovely...More

Thank franee0409
Reviewed 7 March 2018
Lovely Day Sailing on Sydney Harbour

This was certainly highlight of our entire Australian Adventure! We were staying at the Park Hyatt which made it very easy when Colin pulled up to the quay and we boarded. His boat is sized for 8 comfortably and off we went. As others have...More

1  Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile
Must do

We really enjoyed the sailing trip with Colin. Although not much sailing it was a fantastic experience. It gives you a totally different perspective on Sydney. And with all the knowledge of Colin and the excellent lunch it is a must do.

Thank Dutchie2
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile
Great stories, safe sailing me excellent lunch

Colin knew amusing details and history of every Sydney Harbour property. Sailing was advertised for 8 persons - but that would have made it too crowded and we were lucky to have only 4 of us onboard. Colin's standard lunch pack was perfect including a...More

Thank Nenarias
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