Australia Day Ferrython & Tall Ships Race Cruise
Australia Day is the busiest cruise day on Sydney Harbour as locals come together to celebrate the nation's birthday. Enjoy the Australia Day events including the 2017 Ferrython Race, Tall Ship Parade, RAAF flyover, Navy Search and Rescue and other events throughout the cruise.
The Australia Day Ferrython cruise is a low-cost option for you to enjoy the festivities and ambience on Sydney Harbour without having to pay a premium for dining on a public holiday.
This Australia Day special cruise includes soft drinks for the duration of the cruise. BYO snacks are allowed. The vessel has a fully licensed bar for you to purchase alcoholic beverages. BYO alcoholic drinks are not allowed.HARBOUR EVENTS ON AUSTRALIA DAY
(We don't chase the ferries)
See Sydney's beloved first fleet green and gold ferries (dressed and decorated) race from Shark Island to the finish line under the Harbour Bridge
12:00pm: SALUTE TO AUSTRALIA
21-Gun Salute to pay tribute to Australia
12:05pm: TUG AND YACHT BALLET
A display of a fleet of 10 yachts and 10 powerful tug boats moving in unison to a musical score
12:30pm: RAAF FLYOVER
Red Berets and Russian Roolettes Flyover
1:00pm: TALL SHIPS PARADE
See Sydney's Tall Ships as they race to the finish under the Harbour Bridge *Events based on the Australia Day 2016 harbour events