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Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour provided by Vagabond Cruises

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour

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US$92.56
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Vagabond Cruises is a registered COVID-Safe business, and as such, we have put in place an array of different measures to maintain a safe environment for all of our guests and staff in these tricky times.
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Make Christmas Day one to remember on a lunchtime cruise of Sydney Harbour, during which you’ll escape the crowds on land and enjoy unobstructed views of the harborside city. To get you in the holiday spirit, live Christmas tunes are played onboard while a luxury buffet meal featuring roasted meats and seafood is yours to feast on.
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Sydney
Sydney NSW, AustraliaDeparture Point: Please refer to your boarding pass for accurate details. Please arrive 15 mins prior to the cruise departure time. Unfortunately we cannot wait for late arrivals and if you miss the boat there will be no refunds or transfers permitted.
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    Sydney Harbour
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    With your nearest and dearest, board your Christmas Day lunch cruise at Circular Quay. As you glide across Sydney Harbour, feast on an array of items from the Christmas buffet of roasts, fish, and more, and satisfy your sweet tooth with Christmas pudding, accompanied by freshly percolated tea and coffee. You can purchase drinks from the fully licensed bar on board, and enjoy the mix of festive tunes and classic songs to celebrate the holiday. You might also get a visit from Santa. A cruise director is on hand throughout the cruise to ensure you enjoy your time on the water.
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You'll end at
Sydney
Sydney NSW, AustraliaDeparture Point: Please refer to your boarding pass for accurate details. Please arrive 15 mins prior to the cruise departure time. Unfortunately we cannot wait for late arrivals and if you miss the boat there will be no refunds or transfers permitted.
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Highlights
  • Celebrate Christmas in style during a cruise of Sydney Harbour
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Get into the holiday spirit with live music and a buffet
  • Drinks are available to purchase from an onboard bar
Important Information
Departure Point
Sydney NSW, Australia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch
  • Dessert
  • Music
  • Christmas bon-bons
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney Harbour
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Martin S wrote a review Jan 2020
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Our 1st trip from UK to Aus - prebooked this lunch in the Summer. We were concerned when looking at recent reviews about the Star that indicated a very poor rating - but needn't have worried as all was brilliant; staff (friendly and helpful), food (loads, fresh and tasty) and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from VagabondCruises, Manager at Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Responded 23 Jan 2020
Hi Martins, Thank you so much for your review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and harbour views. We shall be sure to congratulate our team and let them know what an excellent service they continue to provide. Best wishes, Vagabond Cruises Team
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Jordan D wrote a review Dec 2019
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A wonderful way to spend Christmas lunch, very friendly service from the staff. Yummy food and the bar was well stocked for the trip.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Vagabond C, Manager at Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Jordand5199, We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service provided during your Christmas Lunch onboard Vagabond Cruises. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we hope to see you on board again soon. Kind regards, Vagabond Cruises Team
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Brockie wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had the most fabulous day, staff, food, scenery, absolutely First class, the best thing to do for Christmas, would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Vagabond C, Manager at Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Brickie123, Thank you so much for the fantastic review! It was an absolute pleasure having you on board.We're absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed the food, music and atmosphere provided by our team. Thank you once again for making the time to leave us a review and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Warm regards, Vagabond Cruises Team
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john1604 wrote a review Dec 2018
Sydney, Australia196 contributions106 helpful votes
another christmas with vagabond cruises on board the spirit and it certainly gave us the christmas spirit.the food service relaxed and excellent.plenty of food and is a wonderful way to spend christmas with family and friends no washing up just relax on the wonderful sydney
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from VagabondCruises, Manager at Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Thank you for your positive feedback and your patronage, we truly appreciate it. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed a recent cruising experience with us.. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, C Delong
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annewalsh3 wrote a review Dec 2018
Sydney, Australia22 contributions15 helpful votes
What a wonderful way to celebrate Xmas Day on our beautiful harbour aboard Vagabond Spirit. This was our 3rd year celebrating Xmas this way & it wont be the last Food great, views spectacular & staff are absolutely amazing- Big shout out to all of them especially Simone THANK
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from VagabondCruises, Manager at Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Responded 1 Jan 2019
Dear annewalsh3, Thank you so much for your brilliant review! It is feedback such as this that lets us know we are on the right track to providing a personal and engaging experience for our customers! I have already passed on this information to Simone the Cruise Director and her team for that day! I hope to see you onboard again! All the best for the New Year. Regards, C Delong
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Great way to see the harbour
Amazing experience, great live music, fine selection of food. Great views of the harbour. Highly recommended
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Amazing experience
Loved this cruise, great food, especially the sea food. Very great music! Amazing, we will be coming back! Loved th
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Great value lunchtime Jazz Cruise!
We had a fantastic time today (8 March 2020) on the Sunday jazz lunch cruise, celebrating my Dad’s 80th birthday wi
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lunch with my husband
Our cruise started from King Street Wharf 9, and it was a really relaxing cruise with yummy fresh food...roast beef
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Brilliant Harbour Cruise
I would highly recommend this cruise. If I could give 10 stars, I would. The food was superb and plenty of it. Gabr
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The best Valentine's present
The weekend after Valentine's my partner had booked us on the Jazz Cruise which was so much fun. The lady who greet
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Wedding Anniversary Lunch Cruise - a wonderful experience
The cruise was a gift and we chose to take it to help celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. We had some minor s
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An amazing day
An absolutely divine day out on the water listening to beautiful music with delicious food and wine. Vagabond Cruis
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From the booking through to the end of the cruise, they were professional and friendly. The band was really good. T
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Great night out!
I did the retro cruise on 21/2/20 for a girls night out, the cruise director Gabriela was lovely and quick to sort
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Great service by Gabriela and her crew and good food
On time boarding very well organised friendly staff We had an awesome night great views great music danced all nig
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Lovely birthday treat!
I booked this for my partner to celebrate his birthday. The staff on board, particularly our cruise director, Gabri
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Amazing food
Amazing food with all you can eat prawns and oysters. It's the only Sydney cruise with a drink package that include
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Excellent service!
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