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Sydney Harbour Cruises Tours

No trip to the magnificent Australian capital is complete without Sydney Harbour cruises. There are options aplenty for every tourist. Choose between lunch and dinner cruises, jet boat tours, sightseeing boat tours, and more. Take in the urban skyline from the water and see the city’s top attractions as you enjoy live commentary by a local or sip on a glass of bubbly in the glorious sunset. Sydney Cruises are an integral part of all sightseeing experiences so make sure to book well in advance.
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Our tips for Sydney Harbour

  • Sunset cruise. The sunset Sydney Jet Boat Tour or cruise with a 6-course meal is the best way to spend a romantic evening with your special someone. Add to that, enjoy spectacular golden views and Sydney’s sweeping vistas.
  • Book in advance. The Sydney Sightseeing Cruises can get expensive. Your best bet is to book in advance to avoid last-minute disappointment.
  • Save those pennies. Get yourself an iVenture Sydney Unlimited Attractions Pass to enjoy massive savings and a multitude of benefits on your sightseeing trip.

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A Sydney Harbour Cruise offers a quintessential experience in the harbour city like no other. Enjoy a whale-watching experience or a hop-on, hop-off cruise that showcases the best of the city from the comfort of the deck area. Sail past lighthouses, naval vessels and submarines in a leisurely cruise along the tranquil waters while enjoying a glass of wine or a cocktail.

Given a plethora of options, you can go for a simple cruise or enjoy a six-course dinner on a guided cruise for a memorable evening. Whatever option you choose, you get to enjoy uninterrupted views and a thrilling sailing experience along with a striking panorama of the harbour.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book the Sydney Harbour Cruise?

    The best time to experience tranquil waters and the dramatic skyline is from Christmas through to late January as it coincides with the festive season and the school holidays. For lesser crowds and better prices, try to visit just outside the summer months, when sunshine is ever-present but not overbearing.

  • Q: What to wear on a Sydney Harbour Cruise?

    You can wear smart casuals and airy clothes along with a good pair of sunglasses to enjoy the sights of Sydney Harbour. For a dinner cruise, it is best to dress up comfortably in a pair of jeans, long pants and a polo t-shirt or shirt with enclosed shoes.

  • Q: What are the top attractions to see during a Sydney Harbour Cruise?

    On a Sydney Harbour Cruise, you can catch a good glimpse of sights of iconic landmarks like the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Observatory, and more.

  • Q: Is Sydney Sightseeing Cruise worth it?

    A Sydney Sightseeing Cruise lets you experience the harbour city from a unique vantage point while enjoying a sip of bubbly from the comfort of the cruise. Have an immersive whale-watching experience and enjoy insightful commentary when you opt for a guided cruise.

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