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A great experience

A 2 hour sailing trip on the Lady Nelson. Wonderful Crew and very informative about the boat's... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Bekasi, Indonesia
Highly Recommend it..great fun

Entertaining and educational cruise on the Derwent river. Staff (Crew) were all friendly and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Sasha B
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Come aboard, relax and enjoy Tall Ship sailing within one of the world's most picturesque harbours. The Lady Nelson is a full size replica of the original England built Brig that the first settlers to Hobart arrived in. Short harbour sails provide a...more
Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

A 2 hour sailing trip on the Lady Nelson. Wonderful Crew and very informative about the boat's history. Great value at $30 per head.

1  Thank briantelly
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Entertaining and educational cruise on the Derwent river. Staff (Crew) were all friendly and knowledgeable of what sailing was like in a bygone era. At a cost of only $30 I highly recommend it!

1  Thank Sasha B
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We always sail the Lady Nelson when in Hobart. The experience is unforgettable to be out on the water under sail like our convict and other ancestors. The volunteer crew are friendly, welcoming and informative and love to sail her. Cannot recommend this highly enough.

1  Thank Viv H
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is a fun and inexpensive way to see the beautiful Derwent River and spend a few hours in lovely weather on the water. My husband is a sailor and spent the entire time talking/helping the captain and crew. I am not, but I found...More

1  Thank Monica94601
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This is a really fun and interesting way to spend some time during your stay in Hobart. Well worth adding to your itinerary! Interesting people who are more than willing to share information and make your trip fun. I highly recommend it!

1  Thank oliver e
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Well worth the $30 for a 90 minute trip on The Lady Nelson. Volunteer crew were very welcoming and informative, and nothing was too much trouble. The weather I had was beautiful - unfortunately not a lot of breeze, but still a beautiful trip out....More

1  Thank Lucy F
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely way to spend a couple of hours in Hobart. Inexpensive sailing experience on a square rigger taking in many of the city sights.

1  Thank Len W
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Fabulous crew on board this tall ship, provided warm clothing if needed, had a great sail around Hobart Bay can help hands on with the sails

1  Thank EvieS15
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Excellent, highly capable crew welcomed us aboard and explained the role of the Lady Nelson in Australian history. The crew had no hesitation in inviting us to participate in the setting of the sails to see this beautiful vessel under almost full sail. The combination...More

1  Thank P7208MYpaulad
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We took the opportunity to take our family of 5 out on the Lady Nelson while in Hobart this weekend. What an amazing experience! The crew were fantastic, allowing the kids to get involved; our eldest even got to steer the ship for a few...More

1  Thank Bexnmike
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