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Sydney Harbour Tall Ships

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We are passionate people delivering personal and engaging, inspiring and world class experiences. We treat and respect our customers as if they were family. Our aim is to consistently exceed each customer's expectations as we share the joy of these...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was an incredible way to experience ships of yesteryear. You truely can’t appreciate how hard it is to open a sail or the amount of physical work that is required to sail on those ships. The crew were incredibly knowledgeable. I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Meza68
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did the Sydney tall ships harbour cruise with a school excursion. The kids absolutely loved it and had so much fun. The staff went above and beyond to make the experience one to remember! Would definitely recommend if you are after something more than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lydiahall
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was such an fun experience! The crew was amazing, very knowledgeable and friendly. I not only was able to see the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and great views of the city, but I also learned a lot about Australia. Great adventure!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ChristineKTX
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a family with a 13 year old and 10 year old daughter this really did tick all the boxes for everyone. We had such an amazing time. The crew were polite and fun and made the experience brilliant. We even got to help raise...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank sarahgav_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for a twilight dinner cruise there were around 60 people on board it was very cramped. We booked for a two hour cruise and only got 1.5 hours. There was hardly any wind so no sailing which you can't control but we didn't...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicole W
MartyW301, Owner at Sydney Harbour Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole, Thank you for joining us on our tall ship cruise. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your cruise and apologise if we did not meet your expectations. From the 1st of March until the 31st of August, the duration...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the dinner cruise at the Souther Swan. What a great way to see Sydney`harbour and to spent the afternoon. The crew was a mixture of young people ,a cute sailor ( Elliot) and a skipper who knows what he is doing and what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon. The crew were really welcoming and the boat is lovely. We had a few drinks as we motored out towards Taronga Zoo and then sailed back in. We got to help hoist the sail and met some great people out...More

1  Thank Julie-Ann V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A harbour cruise on a 90yr old wooden sailing ship. A chance to climb one of the masts (you would need a head for heights). An opportunity to steer the boat once under sail. Passing close to the opera house and sailing right under the...More

1  Thank Wander295589
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would give this a 20/10 was absolutely wonderful. The crew were so friendly and a wealth of information was a highlight of our trip would do again in a heartbeat just wonderful

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jackie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a wondeful experience we had with Captain Pineapple and his crew!! Our 7 year old son and his 3 mates boarded the ship with us and the grandparents. We all had such a great time! The crew were very funny and really made...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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19 November 2017|
Response from Roszarie |
Hi Louise. There seem to be different calendars for different cruises. e.g. The champagne cruise is every 2nd Sunday only, but the general lunch cruises are every day except Tuesday. I'm seeing March 2018, but you can only... More
13 August 2017|
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Response from MartyW301 | Property representative |
Hi Christine T, Thank you for sending us your enquiry. We would like to apologize for the delayed response. There are bench-like seats along the window side. at this time though, the Wangi Queen Ferry is under maintenance... More
12 December 2016|
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Response from MartyW301 | Property representative |
Hi Ivana2656, Thank you for your enquiry. We would happily have you on board any of our cruises because we do the best we can on each and every one. Because of your concern, I would like our Operations Manager to... More