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Sydney Harbour Escapes

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Address: 594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
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+61 2 9328 4748

Sydney Harbour Escapes offers Sydney Harbour cruises on board a range of...

Sydney Harbour Escapes offers Sydney Harbour cruises on board a range of over 85 different vessels. They are a reputable family based business, which was established in 2000. Their boat charter cruises can host small to large groups up to 950 guests, for a wide range of private functions.

Services include free quoting, booking and event planning for exclusive charters, luxury yacht charters, party cruises, corporate team building activities, corporate entertainment cruises, Sydney Harbour weddings, boat accommodation, romantic overnight boat escapes, New Years Eve Sydney Harbour cruises, sailing cruises, super yacht charters, Sydney offshore fishing tours and self drive boat hire.

'Most people are surprised that our boat charters are at a comparable price to a land based venue. Guests love the sensational views and the feeling of being treated as a special guest. There is an easy bond that is created between people who are meeting for the first time as they are sharing an experience together rather than just four walls."

Dominic Coleman, Owner Sydney Harbour Escapes

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Catamaran Cruises Sydney

Just wanted to let you know, I compared Seawind catamaran cruises in Sydney for another summer day cruise for our UK crowd and was enticed by the offer by seawindcats.com day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Just wanted to let you know, I compared Seawind catamaran cruises in Sydney for another summer day cruise for our UK crowd and was enticed by the offer by seawindcats.com day rate of $1040. When i called it was only three hours therefore $346 ph) and after inspection the boats were not clean. Looking at reviews I went to Sydney... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great time on sydney harbour after hiring a boat from Sydney Harbour Escapes. The staff were friendly, and explained the procedures and safety really well. The boat was great, and perfect for the 7 ppl in our party!

Thank Kent H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

This is my second time visiting Sydney Harbour Escapes in Rose Bay. This time we hired a Seawind catamaran for a get together with relatives to celebrate coming back to Sydney from the UK. Much better than a restaurant, we could BYO both food and drinks ( cant do that in uk) and the skipper took us around to see... More 

Thank BiancaUK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

Awesome. We chartered a boat from 5pm -9pm in January. 10 family members, from 7 months to 80 years old were treated to an amazing experience. The crew were friendly, knowledgable and professional, oh and their bbq skills were fab too. We were collected from the quay and sailed around the bays in the harbour, admiring the scenery, the properties... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

We have just returned from an evening on Sydney Harbour with Sydney Harbour Escapes. The party of 15 were collected from the jetty near home and when we boarded, the vessel was immaculate and our host was a very genial one! We sailed through heavy Australia Day sea traffic with ease, along the way seeing huge Ocean Liners leaving the... More 

Thank janimmo
Hartford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

I wanted to rent a boat with my girlfriend for my last day in Australia and I thought it would be a nice romantic day. On the website it said great for site seeing...this is true only if you anchor bc it is so hard to see in the cockpit driving the boat. The boat goes 8 knots at best... More 

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2011

Rented a self-drive boat from Sydney Harbour Escapes earlier this month for our first afternoon in Sydney, and spent a wonderful day on the Harbour. What a great introduction to the city's iconic landmarks. SHE delivered the boat and brief training just as promised. Prompt to reply to emails, and do a good job of explaining their policies. Recommended.

Thank ThirdRock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2010

We hired a self drive boat out for the day. The hire boats are really easy to drive. You don't need a boat licence as they only go 8knots but that is all you need as you want to cruise Sydney harbour anyway. We had a comprehensive briefing first which was really easy to understand. Once underway, we were happy... More 

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