Sydney Harbour Boat Tours

Sydney Harbour Boat Tours

If you're visiting Sydney then a must-do is a Sydney Harbour boat tour; it's the number one way to experience Sydney Harbour. Being on the water enables you to see all the sights in luxury and comfort, and by boat you can get around all the main areas of the harbour in 2 -3 hours.

See Sydney Harbour from the best perspective! You can really appreciate the magnificence of this city and from the water, and it also allows you to capture it in one shot!

Cruise past the Sydney Opera House in full view, and under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, nip into Darling Harbour with it's modernised architecture, cruise around the historical Cockatoo Island, pass by other places of interest such as, Fort Denison, Bradley's Head, Taronga Zoo and so much more.

2 Hour Sample Itinerary

Below shows a typical itinerary for a 2 hour cruise.

This Sydney Harbour boat tour starts in Darling Harbour at King Street Wharf. You'll then cruise around the newly constructed Barangaroo where you'll see all the new developments including the new Crown casino. From here you'll pass Walsh Bay with some nice sights of the wharves and the city in the background. As you continue on you'll pass under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge with the famous Sydney Opera House only a few metres away. You'll pass the busy Circular Quay area where there is normally lots of boat activity and then slowly cruise up nice and close to the Sydney Opera House for the best photo opportunity of the tour. From there you'll circle into Mrs Macquarie's Chair for nice views of the botanical gardens. Then you'll head past the historical Fort Denison and over to the North side near to Taronga Zoo. From there you'll cruise along the North side, back under the Sydney Harbour Bridge where you'll have views of Luna Park. You'll then continue on past more of the residential bays of the North side towards Lane Cove before circling around the historical Cockatoo Island. From there you'll head back past Balmain and back into Darling Harbour where you will be dropped off at the same spot you were picked up from.

3 Hour Sample Itinerary

Below shows a typical itinerary for a 3 hour cruise.

This Sydney Harbour boat tour starts in Darling Harbour at King Street Wharf. You'll then cruise around the newly constructed Barangaroo where you'll see all the new developments including the new Crown casino. From here you'll pass Walsh Bay with some nice sights of the wharves and the city in the background. As you continue on you'll pass under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge with the famous Sydney Opera House only a few metres away. You'll pass the busy Circular Quay area where there is normally lots of boat activity and then slowly cruise up nice and close to the Sydney Opera House for the best photo opportunity of the tour. From there you'll continue cruising in and out of all the bays on the South side of the harbour passing by several points of interest both natural and man-made until you reach the South headland. From there you'll then turn back but instead follow more on the North side of the harbour. You'll pass Bradley's Head and cruise close to more the residential hills in Middle Harbour and Cremorne Reserve. You'll continue on under the Sydney Harbour Bridge again with a quick cruise over to the famous Luna Park before heading back to Darling Harbour where you will be dropped off at the same spot you were picked up from.

The Best Boats for a Private Boat Tour on Sydney Harbour

Ucruise Sydney works with many partners that will take you around Sydney Harbour. See our best picks below! Please note the itineraries shown above are just example itineraries; if you would like to follow one of these please let us know when you enquire and we will do our very best to accommodate you. Sometimes due to weather forecasts alternative routes will be advised so it's the most enjoyable experience.

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