08 Dec Boxing Day Cruises To Watch The Start Of The Sydney To Hobart Race
Want to watch the start of the Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day? Each year, the Sydney to Hobart race takes place on December 26th – and if you’d like to enjoy the start of the race with a cruise on Sydney Harbour, Sydney Harbour Tall Ships is the best choice!
You can book a Sydney Harbour Tall Ships Cruise for many special days on Sydney Harbour – including Australia Day, New Year’s Eve, and Boxing Day. If you choose one of our ships as your Boxing Day destination, our harbour cruises offer the best view of the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race – guaranteed!
Learn more about your cruise options for a boxing day lunch cruise from Sydney Harbour Tall Ships now, and see how you can watch the beginning of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race from the best possible vantage point.
Enjoy Boxing Day Lunches & View The Race From One Of Our Tall Ships
We have three tall ships – the Soren Larsen, the Southern Swan, and the newly-added Coral Trekker. All ships will depart for their harbour cruises between 10:45 AM and 11:15 AM on Boxing Day, and will have a cruise duration of about four hours each.
With our Sydney Harbour cruises, you’ll be able to take in all the sights of the start of the Hobart Yacht Race, get a great view of Darling Harbour and Circular Quay, and so much more.
Not only that, but our tall ship Boxing Day cruises in Sydney feature a buffet lunch full of delicious items including items like carved leg ham with mustard and relish, fresh king prawns, tender Scotch fillet steak, lamb and rosemary sausages and chocolate brownies & fruit skewers.
As part of your buffet lunch, you will also get bubbly, wine, beer, soft drinks, juices and water – you can eat and drink to your heart’s content, and enjoy a beautiful day with one of our lunch cruises in Sydney.
The cost for Soren Larsen & Southern Swan is $225. Tickets for kids between 4-14 are $190. For Coral Trekker, the cost for adults will be $169. Tickets for kids between 4-14 are $109.
Children under 4 years of age are not allowed on these cruises. If you book with a group of 10 or more, you can get a 10% discount.
Take The Wangi Queen Ferry To View The Beginning Of The Yacht Race!
Our 1920 timber ferry, the Wangi Queen, also will be on the harbour for the beginning of the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – allowing you to view the race in style and comfort.
The Wangi Queen will board at 10:00 AM from Ives Steps Wharf, with a total cruise duration of about 3.5 hours. A buffet lunch is included with your booking, and includes menu items like char-grilled vegetables with feta, olives and tofu, topped with a pesto and hummus dip, mixed green salad, chocolate brownies and fresh fruit skewers. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available at standard bar prices.
If you’re on a tight budget but still want to enjoy your Boxing Day and view the beginning of the Sydney Hobart Boat Race, our timber ferry is the best option for you. The cost for the Wangi Queen is $109 for adults, and $59 for children between 4-14. Children under the age of 4 years old are not allowed on this cruise. Get more details about our Boxing Day Cruises on Sydney Harbour.
Book Your Cruise For The Sydney To Hobart Race Start On Boxing Day!
For a fun way to celebrate Boxing Day, you can’t beat a day out on the water at the Sydney Harbour. So don’t wait. Book online today, or give us a call at 02 8015 5571, and make sure you have a valid credit card on-hand to book your tickets. Our cruises always sell out – so don’t wait another second!