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Itinerary
After stepping aboard your ship in the historic Rocks neighborhood, check out its detailed restoration work and learn about the 1920s-era tall ship through a guide's commentary. Besides getting out on Sydney Harbour to see the sights up close, you'll have the added benefit of sailing on an actual piece of history, which you'll learn more about as you travel. 

Pass under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and by the Sydney Opera House while listening to information about Sydney's history. History buffs will love delving deep into the city's rich maritime history, and adventurous travelers can help the crew steer the ship. Other highlights include Sydney Harbour National Park, Fort Denison, and Shark Island. If the sea winds wake your appetite, rest assured that light snacks and refreshments are served on board.
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Sydney Harbour
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Overview
See a different side of Sydney Harbour from the deck of a traditional tall ship that dates back to the 1920s on a 1.5-hour cruise ideal for visitors with limited time. This tour allows you to lend the crew a hand while sailing around Fort Denison, Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge for up-close and unobstructed photo ops. Plus, seafaring history buffs will love going deep into Sydney's maritime history through guide commentary.
Highlights
  • Imagine what early settlers experienced by traveling on an historic tall ship
  • Learn tons about Sydney's maritime history through a guide's commentary
  • Up-close views and photo ops of some of the harbor's highlights
  • Snacks and light refreshments provided
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Epic journey

Fantastic staff, fun times climbing the mast, steering the ship and listening to the history of the harbour and surrounds. Also the wine kept flowing!! Would definitely recommend this trip to everyone and would do it again in a heartbeat. Thanks for a great time,

Thank edward s
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Great sail on a lovely old boat.

Had a great little sail on Southern Swan. Despite there only being 6 people in total, they still took the boat out and showed us the harbour. Big thanks to Marty and the crew for being so accommodating. It was great to see how an...More

1  Thank feedmerum
Reviewed 7 June 2018
Great way to spend a time on the water and seeing spectacular views

This was a great afternoon we spend with dear friends. The ship was crewed by friendly and helpful professionals. They also had a historian that narrated along the trip, several high points. Growing up sailing, this was a perfect afternoon for my wife and I....More

1  Thank islandbreezliving
Reviewed 21 April 2018
Great experience

The ship took off on time. We brought our own food, although they offered snacks, water, and other beverages. The ship captain was nice, very knowledgeable, and told a lot of stories about Sydney, and Australia in general. The weather was great, so the cruise...More

3  Thank Nader E
Reviewed 27 March 2018
Sailing in the Harbour

Nice few hours sailing in the harbor on this old square rigger. Did actually manage to sail down wind for a bit after a short motor into the wind. Knowledgable skipper who circumnavigated her in the 80's. Good photo opportunities of the bridge and opera...More

Thank Steve J
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