Online Price: $155AUD
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3.45-hour cruise specially tailored for the best celebratory mood

This 3.45 -hour lunch cruise is specially tailored for the best views of 2018 Ferrython race, the RAAF flyover, Navy search and rescue and other events,made even better with a deluxe buffet.

Relish a deluxe buffet, freshly prepared on board

Enjoy a deluxe buffet including many seafood varieties, entrée & mains, followed by desserts for your sweet-tooth cravings; all freshly prepared on board!

Spectacular views of Harbour celebrations from outer decks

Stroll along the wrap-around verandas and the wide outer decks to enjoy exclusive views of the iconic moments of the days’ celebration!

Enjoy one-of-a-kind views of the Sydney skyline & harbour icons

With stellar festivities happening on harbour, there’s no better way to see the Sydney skyline and the Harbour icons including the Harbour Bridge & Opera House, making an amazing backdrop to the celebrations.

Grab front-row seat to the festivities of Australia Day on a 3.45 hour lunch cruise aboard Sydney’s favourite paddlewheeler, Showboat!

With your Australia day cruise departing at 10.45 am, you’ll not miss any of the events right from Ferrython to Red Berets and Russian Roolettes! This unique, purpose-built vessel is pillarless and has large cathedral windows for the best views of the all festivities.

See dressed and decorated ferries race from Shark Island to the finish line under the Harbour Bridge on the Ferrython race. Following is the obeisance to the country with 21-gun salute & flyover by Royal Air Force Australia. 

Take in the views of the display of a fleet of 10 yachts and 10 powerful tug boats moving in unison to a musical score, and the parade of brightly decorated ships & vessels.

Let the competitive spirit rise! Pick your favourite tallship and cheer the sailors up as they race to the finish under the Harbour Bridge.Enjoy one of the oldest regattas in the world as over 100 boats race to the finish line. The events culminate with  Hornets and Qantas flying over the Harbour Bridge and a colourful Red Berets’ parachute display.

Relish a deluxe buffet lunch in the air-conditioned dining saloon, adding more to the thrill of the day. With spacious wrap-around verandas on each level and a large top deck, you’re guaranteed best views of festivities around you.

  • Buffet lunch, freshly prepared on board
  • Lunch cruise on a fully air-conditioned paddlewheeler
  • Beverages available for purchase from the fully licensed bar on board
  • Reserved tables & restaurant style seating (shared seating for odd number bookings)
  • Great views of the Australia Day harbour events

Operates: Saturday

Departure/Pickup Location: King Street Wharf

Boards: 10:15 | Departs: 10:45 | Returns: 14:00

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