Sydney by Boat
Sydney by Boat
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Sydney By Boat is owned and operated by a boating enthusiast. We believe many people are interested in boats and would like to experience Sydney Harbour as a local would do. With great knowledge of Sydney we can take you on a guided tour of the harbour and to some great inshore beaches for a swim and BBQ lunch. Alternatively we can arrange either a BYO or Catered charter to suit your occasion from entertaining overseas visitors, business meetings, family outings etc. Many of our Harbour tours are structured, however some of our best experiences have been freestyle were we have cruised to suit your needs and interest on the day. Our Boat is an Australian Built Riviera 44. We carry 12 passengers plus 2 crew, which means plenty of room for everyone.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Cranebrook, Australia99 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Friends
I booked Amber on 2 occasions in June 2023 for the Vivid display. What a positive, memorable experience. The booking process was easy and flexible and then the crew and Captain were professional and welcoming. I had two different types of groups and the crew hosted them in a superb manner.

On one cruise it was for a Therapy Dog Charity, Nepean Therapy Dogs. The crew welcomed the group of dogs as well with their own doggy treats.

No request of the crew wa to much and made us feel like the most important people in the city.

Who needs crowds and lots of walking when you can do it in style on board Amber.

Can’t thank everyone enough for 2 great nights. Looking forward to rebooking.
Written 11 June 2023
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shaynetravel
Sydney, Australia64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Our family of 12 ranging frim 1 year old to 92 years young celebrated a Vivid birthday.
Andrew was professional,warm and friendly making sure we had the best Vivid experience. He succeeded. Definitely an experience not to be missed.
Written 26 July 2019
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Jesslieya
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
We went with another two families with kids under 3 years old. Andrew was such a friendly guy and we had a relaxing and child friendly experience. The boat wa beautiful and we got to take lots of stunning photos! We’re already planning for our next trip with them for VIVID
Written 27 May 2019
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Bek O
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
We booked the boat for a family night to see Vivid. What an amazing experience. Andrew’s friendliness and hospitality was fantastic. We ranged in ages and everyone enjoyed themselves. Great value for a private boat tour.
Written 24 May 2019
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PrincessBiff
Sydney, Australia45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Family
We went out on Amber to watch the Sail GP on Sydney Harbour. Credit to Andrew that he still took us out despite some last minute cancellations meaning not having a full boat. It’s our second time on this fantastic boat (last time we chartered it for a family party). Both trips were fantastic. Andrew is a great skipper and lets you treat the boat like home, which makes for a very relaxed experience. At the same time, he and his deckhand, Jesus, really look after you. Highly recommended.
Written 16 February 2019
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Sammorrow85
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
Booked a group of 4 mates for a 4 hour cruise around Sydney Harbour and had a wonderful day out! Captain Andrew and his crew were fantastic, very accommodating and friendly, showed us all the sights in and around the beautiful harbour topped off with a lovely swim.
The boat was immaculately presented and we were all pleasantly surprised with how much space there was for us all to relax. Thanks again guys for making our day out so memorable!
Written 4 November 2018
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Debbie S
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Again ...a wonderfully organised evening.
So easy , so convenient so much fun Andrew and crew .
Pick up at the wharf, being contacted along the way by phone was a great thought .
Written 27 June 2018
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Tracey C P
Narraweena, Australia3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Friends
We were keen to see the 2018 Sydney Vivid Festival from another viewpoint this year so I contacted Andrew for details of his private charter. It was most attractive to us because of the small number (maximum of 12) on board. From my first phone call, Andrew couldn't have helped me more with everything I needed to know, including an offer to drop us somewhere outside of the city if his subsequent charter time allowed (which we didn't need, but the thought was lovely and much appreciated). Price was perfect, boat is lovely, crew very professional and friendly and I wouldn't hesitate to use Andrew's services on the harbour again.
Written 21 June 2018
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Kylie D
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2018 • Friends
Thank you Andrew for a wonderful night on Your boat , All the guest were extremely happy with the service and the amazing views of the harbour & Lights
Have already started recommending Your business
And I will be back for sure
Written 21 June 2018
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Colin D L
Central Mangrove, Australia20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2018 • Friends
Great value, plenty of room for the 12 of us also friendly guides . We would highly recommend to others .- thanks Andrew
Written 3 June 2018
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