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Australia Day Sydney Harbour Cruises

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Adult - lunch cruise 15 years and older
Adult - dinner cruise 15 years and older
Child 5 – 14 years
Infant Ages 4 and under

Lunch and Dinner Cruises on Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day in a new yet familiar environment – hop on board the Sydney Princess Cruises vessel and head for the Harbour! Experience the magnificent Sydney Harbour with the best seats in the house with the 2024 Australia Day Cruise.

Get the front row seats to Ferrython, one of Australia’s most iconic events. Follow the ferries as they race Barangaroo Wharf to Shark Island, and then back to the Harbour Bridge. Then watch as the Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly across the sky to celebrate their 100th anniversary, Australian spirit, mateship and sense of community. Finally, to mark the ending of an extraordinary day, raise your eyes to the sky and watch the sensational Australia Day fireworks while our staff serves the extraordinary 3-course dinner.

Australia Day is one of the most important dates in Australian history, with records of celebration dating back more than 2 centuries. The way we celebrate has evolved significantly over time but one thing has always remained – we do our best to spend this day with our loved ones, immersed in a pleasant atmosphere.

Fortunately for you, Sydney Princess Cruises has 2 decades of experience organising Sydney Harbour cruises, specifically Australia Day cruises in Sydney Harbour. Over the years, we strived to make this 3.5-hour journey pleasurable and fun for everyone. And when we say everyone, we really mean it. For years, Sydney Princess Cruises has been the host to families with children of all ages, couples, and individuals. We make arrangements to make Australia Day harbour cruises in Sydney fun and exciting, packed with activities, foods and drinks that all our guests will love and remember fondly.

You can embark in the morning on our Australia Day lunch cruise, or book the evening Australia day dinner cruise – whichever you and your company prefer. You will witness the stellar views of the city both during the day and night, enjoy a fantastic traditional three-course Australian BBQ with good old Aussie lamingtons and fresh cream for dessert while cruising the beautiful Sydney Harbour waterways.

Purchase drinks as you go or select an open bar package.

Bring your family and friends and join us in celebrating this great country with an awesome cruise! Book now or contact us for additional information!

Included in your package:

Our Australia Day dinner cruise in Sydney is organised by a professional team that includes experienced tour guides, catering services and other staff who are at your disposal for the duration of the tour. Behind the scenes, our cooks will prepare national dishes to suit everyone’s palate.

Here’s precisely what you get when you book one of our Australia Day cruises in Sydney Harbour:

  • Three-course traditional Aussie BBQ
  • Licensed bar on-board for drinks purchases (NO BYO – beverage package available)
  • Front row seats to the fireworks show in Circular Quay (dinner cruise only).

View the Jerry Bailey and MV Sydney vessels here

Australia Day Program (2023, TBC for 2024)

10:45am-11:20am Ferrython
11:30am-12:05pm Salute to Australia
12:00pm-12:10pm RAAF Fast Jet Flypast and Handling Display
12:45pm-2:00pm Harbour Parade
1:00pm-1:30pm Tall Ships Race
1:30pm -4:00pm 186th Australia Day Regatta
7.25pm Harbour Lit Parade commences
7.30pm Australia Day Live outdoor concert commences
9.30pm Fireworks Finale