Historical Gems Cruise On Sydney Harbour

About Trip:

There is no better way to experience Sydney Harbour than from the water. Join us for a full day tour cruising Sydney Harbour and discover the Harbour’s deep history, through from the convict era to the present. With maximum passenger numbers of 30, you will experience an intimate guided tour, with a mix of sea and land activities, including stops at Cockatoo Island, Mrs Macquarie’s Point and Watsons Bay, where lunch will be provided at a boutique cafe. This is the ideal way to spend a day on Sydney Harbour, discovering history and enjoying plenty of prime photo opportunities amongst the views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and other iconic landmarks.

Highlights

Spend your day on Sydney Harbor, learning history, discovering sites and taking in the views of the spectacular Sydney landmarks. The Historical Gems tour is perfect for all ages, families and visiting guests, to discover the Harbour’s history and enjoy Sydney’s breathtaking views.

Trip Fact
  • Trip Name: Historical Gems Cruise On Sydney Harbour
  • Trip Code: TL-196-31
  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Group Tour, Day Tour
  • Activities: Cruises, Culture & History Tours
  • Starting Point: Man O War Steps, Port Jackson
  • Ending Point: Man O War Steps, Port Jackson

Trip Grade
  • Activity
What to expect ?

Benefits

  • An intimate harbour tour with maximum passenger numbers of 30
  • A full day to learn history, discover the sites and enjoy amazing views
  • Personalised guided tour
  • Convenient departure point (located next to the Sydney Opera House)
  • Morning tea, lunch and drinking water provided
  • Suitable for all ages, families and visiting guests
  • A unique historical tour - there is no other tour like it on the harbour!

Itinerary

Scheduled tours run for 6 hours from 10:30am-4:30pm.


Cost Details

Price Include:
  • Morning tea aboard the vessel
  • 6 hour guided tour with a mix of sea and land activities, cruising aboard a beautiful, spacious 10.5 metre catamaran with an experienced skipper and tour guide. An intimate harbour tour with maximum passenger numbers of 30
  • Lunch at a boutique cafe in Watson’s Bay
  • Drinking water aboard the vessel
  • Pick up and drop off at Man O War Steps (located next to the Sydney Opera House)
Price Exclude
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Faqs

General Conduct & Safety: Always obey the safety instructions given by the skipper or other crew members. Only exit or board the boat once the skipper has advised it is safe to do so. You declare that you are in a fit and healthy state to undertake the events of your cruise and that you have no pre existing medical condition or injury which would affect your competence on the boat or water. You must advise the skipper if you are not a confident swimmer. You must inform Sea Sydney Harbour prior to your cruise date if you have any food allergies or health conditions which may affect your safety on the cruise. The skipper, crew, charter company and vessel owners accept no responsibility for your safety or for any injury incurred once you have left the vessel, whilst in the water or when re-boarding the vessel from the water. If you leave the vessel to enter the water you do so at your own risk and you are solely responsible for any injuries incurred. Under no circumstances is entering the water allowed outside of daylight hours. You will be asked to sign a ‘Swimming & Injury Waiver’ on the day, before leaving the vessel. Jumping/diving from the boat is dangerous and not recommended. You do so at you own risk. Jumping/diving from the roof of the boat is not allowed. Access to the roof of the vessel is not allowed. Always use sunscreen and drink lots of water. Service: The skipper reserves the right to end the charter booking at any time should passenger conduct be deemed inappropriate, passengers display signs of heavy intoxication, passengers display signs of being under the influence of illegal substances or there is any evident damage to the vessel. No refund will be offered. Alcohol will be refused to any intoxicated passenger on both BYO and licensed vessels and is only to be consumed by people 18 years of age or older. Passengers are advised to obey alcohol consumption RSA guidelines of no more than 6 standard drinks in one day. No illegal substances are to be brought on board. If you board under the influence of illegal substances your actions relieve the skipper, crew, charter company and vessel owners of any responsibility for your safety throughout the duration of your booking. Offensive behaviour will not be tolerated and the skipper reserves the right to end the charter booking at any time should passenger behaviour be deemed offensive. No refund will be offered. The passenger who has booked the charter will be responsible for the cost of all damages and breakages caused by passengers. This will be deducted from the authorised security bond that will be taken prior to your charter booking. Sea Sydney Harbour will not be held responsible for any personal injuries, equipment loss or damage sustained while participating in charters or harbour cruises. Passenger numbers are limited to the capacity stated when booking your vessel, including children. Under no circumstances will the crew allow passenger numbers to exceed this. The skipper reserves the right to refuse entry to any passenger numbers above this stated number. If you are under the age of 18 or under any disability you must be accompanied by a parent or another adult person who is responsible for you during the charter. It is the responsibility of the parent/adult person to supervise children under 12 at all times throughout the charter booking. Sea Sydney Harbour has the right to substitute a vessel for one that has similar features. Should there be any safety issues with the vessel that cause your charter to be cancelled, you will be given the option to reschedule or receive a full refund. Quotes are valid for a period of 3 months. Cruise times include boarding time and disembarkment. Please arrive at the pick up location 20 minutes before departure time. If a booking is made and you do not show up or arrive late, Sea Sydney Harbour cannot guarantee cruise participation on an alternate cruise time. Sea Sydney Harbour may photograph some of your charter for use on their website and/or social media. Please inform the team prior to your cruise date if you do not wish to have images from your charter shared online. Harbour Tours: All terms and conditions listed under ‘General Conduct & Safety’ and ‘Service’ apply to harbour tour bookings. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable and your ticket cannot be guaranteed until full payment has been made. Cruise schedules are dependent on minimum passenger numbers of 8 and may vary according to special events held in Sydney. Tours are available daily by request for group bookings of 10+ adults (dependent on vessel availability). Smaller group bookings will be at the discretion of the Sea Sydney Harbour team. Tours may not run on Public Holidays or on other nominated special events. If running a 15% surcharge applies. Availability of tours may vary during the Vivid Sydney Festival and other Sydney Event times. Cruise routes are a guide only, weather dependent and subject to change without notice. Site stops may be impacted by weather and are left to the skipper’s discretion on the day. Price includes morning tea, lunch, island landing fees (as per the specific tour description and schedule) and GST. Child (3-12 years); Senior (valid concession card must be presented); Family (2 adults, 2 children up to 12 years). Passengers of all ages must be accounted for to ensure the maximum survey number is not exceeded. Sea Sydney Harbour will not be held responsible for any personal injuries, equipment loss or damage sustained while participating in a tour. Passengers may get wet, and are advised not to carry any valuables on them. Harbour tours are generally not affected by weather and the tour proceeds in all weather conditions, as vessels contain indoor and outdoor areas. If Sea Sydney Harbour deems the weather conditions unsafe, and the tour is cancelled, Sea Sydney Harbour will attempt to reschedule the tour at no cost or a credit voucher will be supplied. The Historical Gems tour includes walking activities (optional); please wear appropriate footwear. Medium fitness level recommended. The Harbour Beaches tour includes water activities (optional); please bring towel and swimmers. The beverage supplied on the Sunset & Sparkle tour is non-alcoholic, however customers are welcome of BYO alcoholic beverages. All details listed are correct at December 2017 and are subject to change without notice.

Trip Notes

Scheduled tours run for 6 hours on Tuesday and Friday weekly*

10:30am - 4:30pm

All cruises depart from Man O War Steps (next to the Sydney Opera House)

*Cruise schedules are dependent on minimum passenger numbers of 8 and may vary according to special events held in Sydney. Tours are available daily by request for group bookings of 10+ adults (dependent on vessel availability). Smaller group bookings will be at the discretion of the Sea Sydney Harbour team.

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This tour is organised by Sea Sydney Harbour

Sydney New South Wales , Australia
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