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Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

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Cruise through Sydney Harbour in style on board a spacious flagship vessel that departs from Circular Quay and King Street Wharf. Glide by landmarks, including the floodlit Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, and watch the city change colors with the sunset. Then sit down for a 4-course dinner with an array of international dishes including fresh seafood. Enjoy the views from your table or the viewing deck, and live music on this 2-hour dinner cruise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.34
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$125.34

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise

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Cruise the ocean waters off of Sydney to look for humpback and southern right whales as they migrate between Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef from May to November. Your whale-watching experience starts out of Sydney Harbour and heads to the open ocean on a custom-built catamaran with large viewing windows and spacious decks that provide excellent sightlines. Often, dolphins, sea birds and other marine animals make an appearance during the nearly 2.5-hour whale-watching tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.01
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$60.01

Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour

Lunch Cruise with Music on Sydney Harbour

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Experience Sydney’s iconic skyline on a leisurely 3-hour cruise, passing famous landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Luna Park. Enjoy a delicious 3-course set lunch on board, including fresh seafood, cooked meats and tempting desserts, accompanied by live music and entertainment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.97
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$56.97

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.67
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$52.67

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy an evening of fine dining and spectacular views on a dinner cruise that takes place on the waters of Sydney Harbour. Indulge your tastebuds with a meal that includes six superb courses accompanied by Penfolds gold selection of bin and vintage wines and a full open bar. Listen to live music from the lounge singer and pianist while soaking in iconic sights of Sydney such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It’s a great way to celebrate a special occasion while in Sydney.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.74
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$196.74

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Afternoon Discovery Cruise

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Enjoy an afternoon sail on Sydney Harbour aboard a historic tall ship. Learn about Sydney’s maritime roots and your ship’s sailing history during a cruise that provides close views of iconic sights including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Fort Denison. Get great photo ops and soak up the spectacular scenery. You can even lend the crew a hand by steering the ship and hoisting the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$37.22
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$37.22

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

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Explore Sydney aboard a hop-on hop-off Sydney Harbour cruise that stops at top destinations including Circular Quay, Watsons Bay, Manly . Get a great vantage point for photo ops of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Simply jump on and off at as many stops as you like; when you're ready to move on to your next destination, just catch the next boat. Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo, another fantastic attraction located on the harbor shores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.90
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$31.90

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

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Experience a close encounter with humpback whales without having to leave the city on this thrilling 2-hour speedboat tour from Sydney. Hop on-board the city’s fastest commercial ship and blast off across Sydney Harbour, past iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Leave the city behind and speed out into the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll have chance to spot majestic whales swimming and playing in their natural environment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.39
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$90.39

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Lunch Cruise

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Discover a new vantage on the spectacular Sydney Harbour—and enjoy a gourmet accompaniment to your sightseeing—on this lunchtime cruise. Hop aboard the comfortable, 78-foot (24-meter) vessel at Darling Harbour, and enjoy immaculate views of sights like the Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, and Luna Park. You’ll also tuck into a gourmet à la carte lunch, spanning Hunter Valley beef to fresh seafood, with beer and local, sommelier-picked wines to go with.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.50
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$91.50

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

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Book a table for a 3-hour lunch and sightseeing cruise on Sydney Harbour. Pass top landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as your boat glides along the water. Your sit-down dining experience includes attentive service a 3-course lunch. A variety of fresh seafood, meat, and vegetable dishes are served as you take in the sights. Upgrade when booking to guarantee a window seat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.80
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$82.80

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Lunch Cruise

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See Sydney in style on a lunch cruise that takes you sailing through spectacular Sydney Harbour aboard a traditional square-rigged tall ship built from the 1920s. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch as your captain sails past iconic Sydney landmarks such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, and Fort Denison. Have the option to include unlimited beer and wine with your lunch.
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  • 2 hours
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$75.20
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$75.20

Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise

Sunset and Sparkle Sydney Harbour Cruise

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Get the best possible views of stunning Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge onboard a 35-foot (10.5 meter) catamaran. Relax and soak up the colorful sky as you cruise through the water at sunset while nibbling on an appetizer platter and sip on a cold beverage, or bring your own alcoholic beverages onboard with no corkage fee. Watch as the sun sets and the twinkling city lights come to life.
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  • 1 hour
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$35.09
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$35.09

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch

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Enjoy an exhilarating half-day sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard a luxury yacht with an experienced captain. Take in stunning views of Sydney's waterside landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Mrs. Macquaries Chair, Fort Denison, Watsons Bay, Sydney Heads and more. Anchor in a secluded bay in Sydney Harbour National Park with time for beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and a delicious lunch with Australian wine and beer. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a personalized experience with your knowledgeable captain.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$233.96
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$233.96

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

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Get the best views of the Vivid Sydney Festival without the crowds on a 35 foot (10.5meter) Seawind Resort 1050 catamaran. Glide along the Sydney Harbour on an intimate cruise with delicious antipasto and bread rolls enjoy unobstructed views of the incredible light shows projected on to the Sydney Opera House and other landmarks. Spend a relaxing 90-minutes on the water and bring your own alcoholic beverage with no corkage if you choose.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$37.22
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$37.22

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise

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Experience the magic of sailing Sydney Harbour during a twilight cruise aboard an exquisitely restored historic tall ship. Enjoy seeing the city at sunset and get photo ops of iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as they light up for the night. Snack on refreshments and dinner dishes and have the choice to include unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks. The entertaining crew provides commentary on Australia's maritime history, making for an unforgettable sail on Sydney Harbour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.61
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$67.61

Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with Wildlife Park

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Enjoy a visit to the Blue Mountains while in Sydney. Your full-day tour of the World Heritage-listed park visits highlights including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and Jamison Valley. En route, stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and have your photo taken with cuddly koalas. Travel with a small group, providing a more intimate experience.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.74
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$117.74

Private Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour for up to Six Guests

Private Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour for up to Six Guests

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Experience top-grade views of Sydney Harbour in style on this private deluxe sunset cruise. Prebook to secure your trip on your chosen day, and board your comfortable personal vessel with a skipper at the helm. Then, savor unobstructed views of Sydney’s skyline, Opera House, bridge, and waterfronts as they change color with the setting sun; all as you enjoy Australian sparkling wine and a gourmet cheese, cracker, and fruit hamper.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$606.93
per group
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$606.93
per group

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

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Enjoy a whale-watching cruise that begins with a breakfast or barbecue lunch onboard the boat while in the calm waters of Sydney Harbour.  After breakfast or lunch, your boat glides past Sydney Head into the Pacific Ocean in search of the humpback and southern right whales that migrate along this coast from May to November. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as you learn about them from your naturalist guide, who provides fascinating commentary about Australian marine life during your tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.20
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$75.20

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Dinner Cruise

Journey Beyond Cruise Sydney Harbour - All inclusive Dinner Cruise

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Experience one of the world's most iconic destinations in style. Cruise around the beautiful Sydney Harbour and enjoy a premium dining experience. Seating just 90 people, this is the most stylish and unique way to discover the magic of Sydney Harbour. The three-course dinner menu features seasonal and regionally sourced food and wine from New South Wales.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.55
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$134.55

Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour

Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour

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Experience the Brunswick River the way nature intended—with only the noise of paddles gently sweeping the water—on a stand-up paddleboard tour in a group of maximum eight people. After a short introduction to the art of SUP, head out into the wilds with a guide to point out wildlife and capture digital photos, then return for water and home-made snacks. Tour includes pickup from Byron Bay, if required.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.97
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$56.97

Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour

Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour

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Kayak alongside a resident pod of bottlenose dolphins in beautiful Byron Bay! Led by expert guides, this sea kayak adventure takes you through the calm waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Learn about the protected aquatic environment along the way, see Cape Byron lighthouse and refresh with a tea and Tim Tam biscuit break on the beach. All equipment is provided, and no kayaking experience is necessary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.41
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$52.41

Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch

Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch

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Australia’s rivers and lakes are teeming with exciting wildlife, and this morning trip along the Tweed River gives you a unique opportunity to get close to them and see them in their natural habitat. Make friends with the pelicans, go ‘pumping’ for yabbies, catch some big local mud crabs and learn about the local river ecosystem from your guide.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.97
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$56.97

Sydney Speed Boat Adventure Harbour Tour

Sydney Speed Boat Adventure Harbour Tour

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IF BOOKING MORE THAN ONE BOAT MAKE SEPARATE RESERVATIONS FOR EACH BOAT. Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour®. Navigate and captain your own red speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds - the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide leading you around Sydney Harbour. See The Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Taronga Zoo, and more. See them from a whole new perspective that simply cannot be matched by big sight-seeing vessels.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.71
Price varies by group size
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$79.71
Price varies by group size

Tweed River and Rainforest lunch Cruise

Tweed River and Rainforest lunch Cruise

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Avoid stuffy tour buses and exhausting hikes on this half-day cruise down the Tweed River. Relax on board a river cruiser as you sail into the Green Cauldron, a sprawling Australian landscape full of beech forests and dominated by the ancient volcano Wollumbin (Mt Warning) on the horizon. Dock at Tumbulgum, a historic village on the Tweed River banks, and spend some time exploring the town at your own pace, without a stressful itinerary.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.40
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$71.40

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