This is the quintessential Sydney Harbour experience! Discover our city's hidden beaches and famous landmarks on this fun & insightful morning boat tour. Our skipper and guide will meet you at Campbell's Cove, Circular Quay on Beach Explorer, our fast, open-deck motor boat with wi-fi and shading. Our boat gets 'up close' to all the action and lands right on the beach, so be prepared to get your feet wet! We'll start by cruising past all the iconic city sights, such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge for some classic photo opportunities, you'll learn about Sydney's colourful history and indigenous culture, and see multi-million dollar waterfront mansions of the ‘rich and famous’. You'll stop at a beautiful & secluded national park beach (home to a colony of little penguins) where you can wander on the sand, you'll visit an historic colonial settlement on North Head for a fascinating look at Sydney's maritime past at Quarantine Station where you'll try some delicious, locally-made Aussie lamingtons as part of your complimentary morning tea. Please arrive at Campbell's Cove at 9.30am to check in with our crew on the boat. The tour departs at 9.45am sharp, returning at 12.15pm.
Mark & Elodie
Our family have lived and owned boats on Sydney Harbour for 20+ years, so we can show guests the best spots where only local boaties go, and tell fascinating stories about our amazing harbour. We're a small, family-run business with experienced and qualified skippers and hosts, and our motor boat is fully insured and licensed. We're the only boat operator in Sydney with official EcoTourism certification and permission to land right on the beach in a beautiful national park. Onboard, we'll have two crew and you can expect to meet either Elodie, Zane, Justin or Mark!
Morning Tea, coffee or soft drinks Lamingtons or other fresh local cakes
Bottled water Wi-fi & phone chargers
We'll land the boat on a beach at Sydney Harbour National Park, visit Quarantine Station (an historic colonial settlement) Sights you'll see from the boat include: Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Naval Base, Fort Denison, Millionaire Waterfront Mansions, Point Piper, Rose Bay, Shark Island, Camp Cove & the Heads.
Bring hat & sunglasses, swimming attire optional (towels supplied). Jacket or jumper (it can be chilly on the water). Comfortable shoes (no heels), note we land on a beach and wade in shallow water.
Harbour Cruise, Beaches & Lamingtons