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James Craig Tall Ship

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Barque James Craig is rightly famous around the world. She is Sydney’s only 19th Century square rigger (or Tall Ship) and her incredible restoration to full sailing condition was recognised in 2003 by the World Ship Trust’s award of their...more
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Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9298 3888
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined the crew of the James Craig for the afternoon ‘see Sydney under Sail’. It was an amazing afternoon, with a trip on the harbour out past the heads with the added bonus of a whale spotting! The (volunteer) staff were excellent and very...More

Thank kimbferguson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend this to anyone its an absolute must. Great experience the crew was fabulous and the meal on board was great. The tour guides were just wonderful.

Thank susan b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see one of threasures of days gone buy this is it,. A real working piece of history and easy to find across from the Opra House

Thank wayne248
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Not long enough. Too long on the engine there was plenty of wind. BBQ lunch was OK. Extra activity of climbing mast was interesting

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Thank Perth003
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We visited as part of the Maritime museum ticket and had a great time. We had a brilliant tour from Peter the volunteer who really brought the ships history to life. She has been lovingly restored to an ocean going vessel and you get some...More

1  Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Stunning, restored, tall ship that cruises through Sydney Harbour and then sails out to sea. Today, on our cruise, we saw a whale breaching and other guests saw this many times over. Many huge sails set and much pulling on ropes. Great musician on board....More

Thank serendipityluck
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Unbelievable day today on tall ships sailing through the heads. We had a great day with adequate wind and no rain even though it was predicted. Well worth the money spent and volunteers on board really made the trip worthwhile. In winter dress warmly as...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Beautifully maintained tall ship providing an excellent way to see Sydney from the harbor. Extra fee to climb the mast can be an extra bit of fun! One downside was the food - a little more variety should be offered given the cost of the...More

Thank BronzevilleFamily
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Well worth the money for a unique way to see Sydney Harbour in style. Guides & Sailors very knowledgeable about Australia's early maritime history

Thank GypsyGal_11
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sent a very enjoyable day on the Tall Ship James Craig as we sailed down Sydney Harbour and out the Heads into the Tasman Sea. Always something going on which you can just watch, or get involved. Crew from the Sydney Heritage Fleet, who are...More

Thank Peter L
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Terisa N
20 October 2018|
Response from SHF_Team | Property representative |
Hi Terisa, Thank you for contacting us! We are so looking forward to celebrating this together too! FYI pasting the below from the booking page/terms and conditions: What to wear: Smart Casual dress code. Please wear... More
16 July 2018|
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Response from SHF_Team | Property representative |
Hi, We move slowly about the harbour as there are many other vessels out on the harbour during the night. However we can’t guarantee that it will not get a little rocky if it hit’s a rough patch. If you have any concerns we... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Vantha S | Property representative |
Hi Flibbix Thanks for your enquiry. We are not specialised in whale watching tours, although, the Humpback Whale migration passing Sydney takes place between April and December so if we are lucky we may see one or two and... More