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Convicts & Castles: Goat Island Walking Tour Including Sydney Harbour Cruise provided by Sydney Harbour Tall Ships

Convicts & Castles: Goat Island Walking Tour Including Sydney Harbour Cruise

Convicts & Castles: Goat Island Walking Tour Including Sydney Harbour Cruise
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
50
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5067P20
Important information
Inclusions
  • Fascinating and unique three-hour guided tour of Sydney Harbour.
  • Visit historic Goat Island and learn about the island's convict past.
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch prepared and served by your crew.
  • Australian bubbly, juices and water.
  • This MENU is subject to change to ensure fresh produce of premium quality.
  • BBQ Chorizo Slices
  • Spinach & Cheese Triangles
  • Roast pumpkin, zucchini, mixed bean with sultanas, sunflower seeds & coconut salad
  • Mixed Leaves Salad
  • Potato Salad
  • Mild spiced chicken with mushrooms, capsicum, baby spinach & Spanish onion
  • Sweet potato, eggplant & tomato with lentils
  • Plain white rice
  • Chocolate brownies
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Other drinks available at regular bar prices.
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney
  • Entry/Admission - Goat Island
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Campbells Cove Floating Pontoon, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia The meeting point is located between Park Hyatt Hotel and the Overseas Passenger Terminal. One of the crew will be there at least 30 minutes before the cruise departure time to welcome you.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Sydney Harbour Tall Ships reserves the right to add, withdraw, substitute and/or vary advertised routes, prices, departure times and locations without notice if considered necessary for the safety and welfare of the tall ship, its passengers and crew. However, reasonable effort will be made to maintain arrangements as advertised.
  • Sydney Harbour Tall Ships will not be liable for any loss or expense incurred by a passenger as a result.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Inclusions
  • Fascinating and unique three-hour guided tour of Sydney Harbour.
  • Visit historic Goat Island and learn about the island's convict past.
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch prepared and served by your crew.
  • Australian bubbly, juices and water.
  • This MENU is subject to change to ensure fresh produce of premium quality.
  • BBQ Chorizo Slices
  • Spinach & Cheese Triangles
  • Roast pumpkin, zucchini, mixed bean with sultanas, sunflower seeds & coconut salad
  • Mixed Leaves Salad
  • Potato Salad
  • Mild spiced chicken with mushrooms, capsicum, baby spinach & Spanish onion
  • Sweet potato, eggplant & tomato with lentils
  • Plain white rice
  • Chocolate brownies
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Other drinks available at regular bar prices.
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney
  • Entry/Admission - Goat Island
  • Entry/Admission - Sydney
Departure details
  • Campbells Cove Floating Pontoon, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia The meeting point is located between Park Hyatt Hotel and the Overseas Passenger Terminal. One of the crew will be there at least 30 minutes before the cruise departure time to welcome you.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Sydney Harbour Tall Ships reserves the right to add, withdraw, substitute and/or vary advertised routes, prices, departure times and locations without notice if considered necessary for the safety and welfare of the tall ship, its passengers and crew. However, reasonable effort will be made to maintain arrangements as advertised.
  • Sydney Harbour Tall Ships will not be liable for any loss or expense incurred by a passenger as a result.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
A note from Convicts & Castles: Goat Island Walking Tour Including Sydney Harbour Cruise
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Campbells Cove Floating Pontoon
    The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
    The meeting point is located between Park Hyatt Hotel and the Overseas Passenger Terminal. One of the crew will be there at least 30 minutes before the cruise departure time to welcome you.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Campbells Cove
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
    Pass by
    Sydney Harbour Tall Ships
  • 2
    Sydney Harbour
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 3
    Campbells Cove
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.5
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Lhene
211 contributions
We did the Convicts, Castles & Champagne Tour with Sydney Harbour Tallships; and, the experience was fantastic. Our satisfaction was made possible due the professionalism and promptness of the crew. We left on time; the crew was COVID conscious; the Goat Island tour was informative; we were fed well; the staff are all friendly & helpful; and overall, a great way to see & enjoy the Sydney Harbour. Highly recommended.
Written 26 September 2020
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Dianne P
Wollongong33 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
This tour is a fabulous way to see the harbour and get an insight into the history of the city. The guide was ver informative and it was interesting to see the crew operate the ship. Plenty of bubbles and the food was basic but tasty. Overall a great day out.
Written 23 June 2018
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AGF
6 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
This trip exceeded our expectations sailing round Sydney Harbour in a 100 year old wooden sailing vessel hearing about its history from the Captain and talking to the crew who are either volunteers or doing work experience.
The visit to Goat Island with our tour guide Esther who had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable made for an excellent tour which we found to be really interesting and informative.
Written 10 February 2019
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jstan29
Auckland Central, New Zealand20 contributions
Very informative guide both on Goat island and off it. Food very good and special diets catered for. Amazing day for a history lesson
Written 22 April 2018
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ROBERT M
1 contribution
Dec 2021
An absolutely fantastic day out , very interesting listening to info about convict life on goat island would recommend it . Food excellent and nice to be out on the ship around the harbour.
Written 12 December 2021
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LindamareeW
Merrylands, Australia3 contributions
Apr 2021 • Friends
I highly recommend this tour
Travel guides were highly informative and interesting
We throughly enjoyed the whole tour and sailing
Written 26 April 2021
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Doug Nicholls
Bledlow6 contributions
The actual crew and trip itself was good but the booking via buy a gift was not a good experience and the people handling the booking and their website needs an overhaul.

Whilst there was a good bit of history - the way it was delivered by the guide was not so good and I felt he did not really have a good grasp of his subject or was properly prepared - sense of him winging it.

Had far better elsewhere.

And not sure how the castles got into the title of the tour. No castles were mentioned.
Written 19 January 2019
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Patricia C
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia22 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
The cruise and tour of Goat Island was wonderful. Esther, our tour guide, was excellent. Her informative tour of historic Goat Island was very interesting. The crew were very welcoming and friendly. Lunch was delicious and drinks very nice. Would thoroughly recommend this experience.
Written 17 June 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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