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James Craig Tall Ship

Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9298 3888
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Sydney’s Tall Ship Sailing Adventure on James Craig
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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
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+61 2 9298 3888
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"volunteer crew"
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"midnight fireworks"
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"new year's eve"
in 8 reviews
"sydney harbour"
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"light parade"
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"boxing day"
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"half day cruise"
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"sea shanties"
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"great view of the fireworks"
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"sea sick tablets"
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"morning and afternoon tea"
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"high seas"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great weather, crew and entertainment created a nice day out, with plenty to eat and lots to see (whales and a large turtle). Crew were friendly but perhaps just too many, as we had hoped to get more involved with pulling on ropes. Fascinating hearing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased a voucher which included both food and drink. What a bargain. The views were sensational, the food was plentiful and we had a ball. A few people even paid extra to climb up to the top which was not for me. Well worth...More

Thank jenni4711
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how it used to be. You will be fascinated at the space below decks. It's rare to see a ship in this condition. Do yourself a favour and step aboard both this ship and the Endeavour should it be alongside at the museum....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I books for myself to go on the Tall ship cruise- well worth the money the food was great and if you wanted you could have climbed the the rigging to the top at a cost of course- I didn't not do that too high...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our sailing day was in early May and the run out to the Heads was quite interesting,once outside the ship was becalmed for the whole time we were out there adrift bobbing around on the gentle swell. While lack of wind is beyond anyones control...More

Thank SCARFIE05
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SHF_Team, Front Office Manager at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Scarfie05 Thank you for your time to write us a review and thank you for joining us on a Day At Sea in May. Indeed, this type of event is weather dependent and it is unfortunate you hadn’t had a chance to see James...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the James Craig afternoon cruise. It was a wonderful experience. The volunteer crew were wonderful, explaining everything about the ship and guests were encouraged to take part in the running of the ship. This cruise opens your eyes as to the wonderful...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a visiting relative from the US out on the high seas for something different for her visit to Sydney, a must do for travellers and locals too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing tall ship restoration the James Craig (1874) and unique experience to sail Sydney harbour off shore on a Tall Ship/square rigger. This vessel is manned by volunteers who climb and haul ropes, make lunch, relay the history and make the afternoon delightful for...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Painstakingly restored to her original shape, the James Craig, a three masted tall ship provides an impressive sight as you traverse Darling Harbor. She is moored in Pyrmont Bay very close to the Maritime Museum and is maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers. We...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Great for people to learn and the people are generally really friendly. A beautiful well maintained boat

Thank Emma D
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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
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