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  •  Activities
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney Harbour Tall Ship: Convict, Castles & Champagne Tour

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship: Convict, Castles & Champagne Tour

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 21 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Three-hour guided tour of Sydney Harbour.
  • 2. Visit historic Goat Island and learn about the island's convict past.
  • 3. Enjoy a tasty lunch prepared & served by the crew.
  • 4. Australian bubbly, juices and water included. Other drinks available at regular bar prices.
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1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Three-hour guided tour of Sydney Harbour.
  • 2. Visit historic Goat Island and learn about the island's convict past.
  • 3. Enjoy a tasty lunch prepared & served by the crew.
  • 4. Australian bubbly, juices and water included. Other drinks available at regular bar prices.

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs:
- March 2020: 08, 30 Mar
- April 2020: 05, 18 April
- May 2020: 08, 16 May
- June 2020: 19, 25 June
- July 2020: 09, 24 July
- August 2020: 08, 28 August
- September 2020: 18, 25 September
- October 2020: 10, 23 October
- November 2020: 12, 21 November
- December 2020: 16 December
● Departure Point: USUALLY Campbells Cove, The Rocks
● Departure Time: 10:15
● Arrives back at approximately: 13:15
Address Departure Point 1: Campbell's Cove Floating Pontoon (6A Circular Quay West, The Rocks NSW 2000) Departure Point 2: Ives Steps Wharf (9C Hickson Rd, Dawes Point NSW 2000)
How to get there ● By Public Transport
Campbell's Cove is a 10 minutes walk from Circular Quay Station, or 15 minutes walk from Wynyard Station.

Please check the Transport NSW timetables (https://transportnsw.info/) for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Reconfirmation requirements ● Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, boarding location and time, with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.

● The departure point is USUALLY Campbells Cove, The Rocks. However it may be altered due to  large cruise liners using the International Terminal. Please reconfirm your boarding location 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours.
Check-in requirements Please arrive at the departure point 30 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Soft, low-heel shoes (No sharp heeled shoes will be permitted on board.)
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Wet weather gear (if it looks like rain) and a warm jacket
● Camera
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Guided walking convict tour on Goat Island involves some walking around a small harbour island with inclines. Please call our office if your mobility is restricted before purchasing.

● Smoking is not permitted aboard the ship.

● The tall ships are not suitable for wheelchair access due to steep stairways required to access facilities.

● Food may contain nuts.

● The Service Provider reserves the right to a) amend or cancel a service, route or other information b) substitute any vessel referred to on this website (including a vessel not owned by the company) if it sees is necessary without notice and without incurring liability.

● The Service Provider reserves the right to add, withdraw, substitute and/or vary advertised routes, prices, departure times and locations without notice if considered necessary for the safety and welfare of the tall ship, its passengers and crew. The Service Provider will not be liable for any loss or expense incurred by a passenger as a result.

2 Overview

Join this tour for a unique experience of Sydney Harbour and historic Goat Island and get up close and personal with Sydney’s colourful convict past. Enjoy an entertaining and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on the island with catered lunch, along with a relaxing cruise around the harbour. Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne!

Sydney Harbour Tall Ship: Convict, Castles & Champagne Tour

 

Convicts 

Step ashore Goat Island and walk in the footsteps of Australia's early convicts. Enjoy a personally guided tour of the island that contains some of Australia's most important and intact convict-built buildings. Your guide will engage you with tales of punishment, deaths and escape whilst you visit sites such as the amazing early 1800s military gun powder magazine, the solders' barracks complex and Sydney's oldest Water Police Station. This is an easy 1.5km walk.

 

Castles

Cruise aboard one of the historic timber vessels past some of the wealthiest and most prestigious suburbs in Australia. See Sydney's modern-day waterfront castles and learn about the history of beautiful Kirribilli House and Admiralty House.

 

Champagne

What better way to relax than by enjoying a chilled glass of bubbly? Enjoy the complimentary bar. Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are still available on board at regular bar prices at your own cost.

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 21 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 20 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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