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Sightseeing Cruises around Sydney Harbour

The waterways around Sydney have some of the most stunning scenery of any city in the world. Come and see the world famous landmarks, experience the iconic events, buildings, mansions, and natural bushland from the comfort of your own private sailing catamaran. Stop off at a beautiful, secluded swimming beach for a refreshing afternoon swim and lunch time BBQ.

Half to full day Sydney Harbour Cruise

There is no better way to see the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Taronga Zoo, Luna Park, Historic Forts, Shark Island and Eastern Suburbs mansions than from a sailing catamaran. Stop off at a beautiful, secluded swimming beach for a refreshing afternoon swim and lunch time BBQ. The Seawind 1000 catamarans have won world acclaim for their stability, open-plan space and comfort.

Sydney Harbour Special Events

26 December is the day Sydney comes out to play. All the action is centred around the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, one of the world’s greatest ocean races. It has become an icon of Australia’s summer sport, attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators to the beautiful waters and scenic foreshores of our harbour each year. Be a part of the action this year and join us as we venture into the midst of the start of one of the world’s most arduous yacht races and share the excitement of the start and see who achieves the honors of first through the heads.

31 December on Sydney Harbour is truly a “must do” bucket list experience! Eco Sailing Cruises can get you right up close to the action to witness this pyrotechnic spectacular! The Sydney Harbour Bridge commands centre stage with extensive and amazing fireworks, but not to be outdone by the Sydney Opera House illuminated by incredible lights and lasers.

26 January Sydney Harbour takes centre stage for an amazing array of events on Australia Day, 26 January. The action is non-stop during the day with the iconic Ferrython, Salute to Australia 21-gun salute, RAAF fly past, helicopter flag display, Red Beret parachutes, Boat Ballet, Australia Day Parade, Tall Ships Race & Australia Day Regatta. In the evening, `Australia Day Live’ features a maritime extravaganza including Parade, Boat Ballet, an exciting on-water show and spectacular finale with a breathtaking lighting and fireworks display.

4 Hour Sydney Harbour Cruises Map route

Your Captain Paul Rebuck

You are in very safe hands as your captain has been a commercial qualified oxswain/skipper and PADI scuba instructor for over 22 years and has been surfing for over 25 years. He worked as a national park and marine park ranger for over 12 years and worked in the building industry for over 10 years as a qualified carpenter. Paul also is able to lead you on a daily yoga practice on the beach and meditation on the front deck of Kick n Back.

FAQs

Yes, 2 kayaks and an Aqua Lily Pad 

No, please bring your own.

Yes, There is an electric flushing toilet down below.

There is a cold, fresh water shower on the back deck available for day charter guests. Overnight guests have access to a hot shower below.

Please contact me to work out the package to suit your needs.

Yes, additional hours are $290, and we can extend trips to include sunset. Trips can also be shortened to allow for guests needs.

Yes, there is a long list of commuter wharfs and charter wharves available for use: https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime/commercial-vessels/wharf-access/index.html#Wharflist

The boat only operates in relatively sheltered waters and is very comfortable and stable. Unlike a yacht, this catamaran barely heels over and doesn’t rock uncomfortably from side to side, so seasickness is highly unlikely.

Life lines have recently been raised in height, so its much safer than ever before. In addition there are 4 fire extinguishers, an EPIRB, VHF Radio, Chartplotter, lifejackets for every person, two large life rafts, and an inflatable tender with Broken Bay/Pittater or in an outboard motor.

We will always operate within mobile phone range. If on the odd occasion, that we are out of range, say in the Whitsundays, there is a satellite phone on board. Please refer to information about Your Captain if you would like to know more.

Yes, Eco Sailing Cruises holds a current Parks Eco Pass which permit a wide range of activities at numerous locations in Sydney Harbour National Park, Garigal National Park and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

There are minimal fees that are required to be paid to the NPWS and they are included in your charter fees:

$4.53 per head per day
$2.27 concession per head per day
$2.27 short stay fee (≤ 2 hours)

Sydney Harbour National Park
  1. Goat Island
  2. Clark Island
  3. Shark Island
  4. Milk Beach
  5. Hermit Point
  6. Strickland Estate
  7. Nielson Park
  8. Collins Beach
  9. Store Beach
  10. Cobblers Beach
  11. Castle Rock Beach
Garigal National Park
  1. Timbergetters Track
  2. Magazine Track
  3. Bantry Bay
  4. Timber Getters Picnic Area
  5. Flatrock Beach – Sugarloaf Bay
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
  1. Barrenjoey Track
  2. Smugglers Track
  3. Fishermans Track
  4. The Basin Trail
  5. Euro Trail
  6. Mackeral Track
  7. Resolute Trail
  8. Flint and Steel Track
  9. White Horse Beach Track
  10. America Bay Track
  11. Topham Trail

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To discuss your next event or adventure, send an enquiry or call: +61 415 872620