Convicts, Castles & Champagne Tours
Convicts, Castles and Champagne Tour on a traditional vessel
Great Value Tour in Sydney
Enjoy a harbour cruise, personal guided tour of Goat Island, tasty lunch and all bubbly!
Join us for a unique tour of Sydney Harbour and historic Goat Island and get up close and personal with Sydney's colourful convict past. Enjoy entertaining and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on the island with tasty lunch as well as a relaxing cruise around the harbour. Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne!
“One of the three most captivating prisoner stories of the world – Alcatraz, the Tower of London, and Convict Sydney”
Includes Lunch and All Bubbly!
Enjoy a freshly prepared substantial lunch.
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.
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.
What better way to relax than by enjoying a chilled glass of bubbly? Enjoy the complimentary bar. Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are still available on board at regular bar prices.
- A fascinating and unique guided tour of Sydney Harbour
- A historic Goat Island Tour run by a professional local tour guide
- Enjoy a tasty lunch
- All Australian bubbly, juices and water
1pm - 4pm
Duration: 3 hours
Boarding: 15 minutes prior to tour start time
Departs: Campbell's Cove, The Rocks (Click Here to see map)
$129 now $99 adults
$49 kids (4 to 14 yrs)
$356 Family Pass now $247 (2 adults, 2 children - 1 child FREE!) (Special Offer)
On the Day
Please wear comfortable, flat walking shoes for the Goat Island tour. We advise you bring a jacket, hat and sunscreen. Tours are conducted in all weather. If it looks like rain, please bring wet weather gear.
This tour involves a harbour cruise to and from Goat Island as well as a guided walking convict tour on Goat Island which involves some walking around a small harbour island with inclines.
Please call our office for further information if your mobility is restricted.
You will be split into groups for the island tour however could share the harbour cruise with a maximum of two other groups with their own guide.
NOTE: This cruise departs at WALSH BAY Wharf 2 Pontoon on the following dates (subject to change): January: 3, 4, 5, 9, 12, 13, 19, 23, 25, 28 and 31 February: 4, 5, 9, 12, 14, 17, 20, 21, 22 and 25 March: 1, 2, 4, 5, 13, 15, 16, 19, 25, 26, and 30 April: 3, 6, 9, 13, 19, 20 and 22 October: 20, 22, 29 and 30 November: 2, 9, 13, 16, 19, 21, 24, 25 and 26 December: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17, 20, 21, 24, 29 and 30.Click Here to see map
"I would just like to thank you for such a wonderful, entertaining and educational Experience. Our family had the most fantastic time. The food was great, the crowd was happy and the guides were so professional and informative! It was really a day to remember! "
We thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and have not stopped talking about the whole experience! From the time we boarded and were welcomed, nothing was too much trouble. Congratulations you are doing a great job of showing Sydney and part of our history to tourists and the locals!
Pam and Ralph Brown
Thanks for a most enjoyable and informative cruise of our harbour and Goat Island last Saturday,16th June. Our guide’s knowledge and presentation of the historical aspects behind our early history was first class. I would recommend it others and especially visitors to our city. WELL DONE Crew!