Australia Day Ferrython & Tall Ships Race Cruise
$65
Full Price $65
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Australia Day Ferrython & Tall Ships Race Cruise

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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

10:45am: FERRYTHON (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
King Street Wharf
Boarding
09:45
Departure
10:30
Return
14:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • Australia Day cruise on an air-conditioned vessel
  • Soft drinks for the duration of the cruise
  • BYO snacks permitted on board
  • Fully licensed bar; BYO alcoholic beverages not allowed

Cruise Highlights & Points of Interest

  • See the ferrython, the RAAF flyover, Tall Ship parade, Navy search and rescue
  • An exciting Australia Day of celebration on Sydney Harbour
  • Views of the Sydney icons – Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House

Cruise Additional Information

  • Arrive at the wharf 15 minutes prior to boarding time
  • Suggested dress code: Australia Day colours of green and gold
  • Guests are welcome to the wheelhouse (please seek Captain's permission)
  • For more information on the vessel, please contact the Captain on board
  • We recommend comfortable shoes (no high heels)
  • Please check the weather conditions prior to travel as jackets may be required
  • Cruise program and schedule is subject to change
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines
  • BYO alcoholic drinks strictly not allowed
  • Our captain will make every effort to position the vessel to see the Australia Day events. However, we are unable to guarantee the location which may be affected by various factors beyond our control (harbour traffic, weather, wind, etc.)

Cruise Beverages

Soft drinks are included

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