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James Craig Tall Ship

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Barque James Craig is rightly famous around the world. She is Sydney’s only 19th Century square rigger (or Tall Ship) and her incredible restoration to full sailing condition was recognised in 2003 by the World Ship Trust’s award of their...more
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Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9298 3888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not long enough. Too long on the engine there was plenty of wind. BBQ lunch was OK. Extra activity of climbing mast was interesting

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Thank Perth003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of the Maritime museum ticket and had a great time. We had a brilliant tour from Peter the volunteer who really brought the ships history to life. She has been lovingly restored to an ocean going vessel and you get some...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning, restored, tall ship that cruises through Sydney Harbour and then sails out to sea. Today, on our cruise, we saw a whale breaching and other guests saw this many times over. Many huge sails set and much pulling on ropes. Great musician on board....More

Thank serendipityluck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable day today on tall ships sailing through the heads. We had a great day with adequate wind and no rain even though it was predicted. Well worth the money spent and volunteers on board really made the trip worthwhile. In winter dress warmly as...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully maintained tall ship providing an excellent way to see Sydney from the harbor. Extra fee to climb the mast can be an extra bit of fun! One downside was the food - a little more variety should be offered given the cost of the...More

Thank BronzevilleFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the money for a unique way to see Sydney Harbour in style. Guides & Sailors very knowledgeable about Australia's early maritime history

Thank GypsyGal_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sent a very enjoyable day on the Tall Ship James Craig as we sailed down Sydney Harbour and out the Heads into the Tasman Sea. Always something going on which you can just watch, or get involved. Crew from the Sydney Heritage Fleet, who are...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I spent a superb Sydney day at sea on the James Craig. We made our way out through the picturesque heads of Sydney Harbour then the all volunteer crew set the sails and we passengers got to experience the feel of a tall ship under...More

1  Thank wendytraveller2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A peaceful, relaxing and educational tour. I could not find 1 negative the people on board were of different nationalities but all were in AWE of this OLD TALL SHIP together with the HARBOUR made our day MONUMENTAL.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I have enjoyed the James Craig three time with cub scots and as always the team provide an exciting get away without moving from the wharf , the Cubs are involved in various shipboard activities Loading the ship, stowing the gear, setting up their accommodation...More

Thank Anthony P
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16 July 2018|
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Response from SHF_Team | Property representative |
Hi, We move slowly about the harbour as there are many other vessels out on the harbour during the night. However we can’t guarantee that it will not get a little rocky if it hit’s a rough patch. If you have any concerns we... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Vantha S | Property representative |
Hi Flibbix Thanks for your enquiry. We are not specialised in whale watching tours, although, the Humpback Whale migration passing Sydney takes place between April and December so if we are lucky we may see one or two and... More
Antoinette G
23 August 2016|
Response from Leisa D | Property representative |
Hi Antoinette G, Unfortunately our tickets for this NYE are already sold out - it's one of the most popular events in our calendar year! All information is on our website however and if you wish to go on our waitlist or... More