Convicts, Castles and Champagne Tour
This unique and engaging guided harbour tour gives you the chance to get up close and personal with Sydney's colourful convict history. Enjoy a fun and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on limited access Goat Island, a harbour Cruise, a delicious finger food buffet served on board an Historic 1920's ferry, plus bubbly!
Board our traditional vessel and enjoy a 30 minute sail to Goat Island. You will cruise past some of the wealthiest and most prestigious suburbs in Australia and take in the harbour side castles. You will see the most expensive property in the country and also learn about the history of beautiful Kirribilli House and Admiralty House.
Step ashore on 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 and takes approximately 1 hour.
You will speand the next 15 minutes enjoying a refreshing cold drink or chilled glass of bubbly on top of the island whilst taking in the beautiful views overlooking the Harbour.
Return to the ferry to experience the unforgettable thrill of cruising on Sydney Harbour in classic style, while enjoying a delicious lunch. If you'd like to heave on a rope you can - otherwise simply sit back, relax and enjoy the entertainment provided by the crew, captain, chef and the barman - all of whom are at your service! (1 hour 15 minutes).
• A fascinating guided tour of Goat Island run by a professional local tour guide
• Cruise on board an Historic 1920's ferry
• Delicious lunch served on the ship
• Champagne, Champagne, Champagne ... Plus juices and water
Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are available on board at regular bar prices.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2021 - 2022 season. The 2021 - 2022 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022. The 2022 - 2023 season rates commence on the 1st April 2022.