Matilda Cruises - Darling Harbour

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Enjoy beautiful Sydney Harbour with your choice of daily sightseeing and dining cruises from Matilda Cruises. The daily Harbour Highlights Cruise is a great way to see the world-famous landmarks in 75 minutes. Alternatively, explore the attractions at your own pace with the Hop On Hop Off Harbour Explorer, or discover more about Sydney and its people and heritage on the Harbour Story Cruise. The daily lunch cruise offers a fresh seafood buffet, tempting desserts and Australian fruit and cheeses. The daily sunset dinner cruise has a delicious three-course menu and a fine selection of beverages. Dance the night away to live music and savour exquisite food on the Captain’s Dinner Cruise.

The Gold Dinner Cruise includes a deluxe six-course degustation with matching vintage Australian wines. For glorious sunsets and delightful cocktails, take the daily Cocktail Cruise. On Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, High Tea at Sea tours the majestic harbour. Or start your Sunday morning with the breakfast cruise. All cruises, except the Cocktail Cruise, depart from Jetty 6 at Circular Quay. The Cocktail Cruise departs from King Street Wharf 1, Darling Harbour. Please check the website for departure times.

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Taronga Zoo Express Ferry

The fastest way to get to Taronga Zoo. Onboard their sleek Red Rockets your Zoo Express pass includes return cruise from Darling Harbour or Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo, including zoo entry and the Sky Safari cable car (subject to weather and other operational requirements).
Start Location No.6 Jetty Circular Quay Circular Quay
Duration Full Day
Price $53.50 - $53.50 Cruise plus Zoo entry. Prices subject to change. Child and concession fares available.

Harbour Highlights Cruise

Harbour Highlights Cruise, Sydney's best value for money sightseeing cruise, with up to three departures daily. See all the best-known landmarks and enjoy a harbour commentary while you cruise. Disembark at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour for a visit to Sydney Aquarium. Your tour includes one hour and 15 minutes cruising and the main Harbour sights and commentary.
Start Location No.6 Jetty Circular Quay Circular Quay
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $30.00 - $33.00 Per person price includes cruise and commentary. Child, concession and family fares are available.

Fort Denison Express Ferry

Guests can choose from a range of ferry, cruise and tour options, all available through Matilda Cruises. Explore the island at your leisure with a Fort Denison Express Ferry ticket, departing approximately every 45 minutes daily from Circular Quay and Darling Harbour, including your return ferry ride and National Park entry fee for just AUD20.00 per person. For an additional AUD10.00 per person (approximately) you can join a 45 minute guided tour departing from the Fort at 12\.15pm and 2.30pm Daily, or 10.45am Wednesday - Sunday (pre-bookings direct with National Parks essential).
Start Location Darling Harbour
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $20.00 - $20.00 Fort Denison entry (not including guided tour). Child and concession fares available.

Hop On Hop Off Explorer

The Hop On Hop Off Explorer has seven stops around Sydney Harbour, with the option to disembark at any stop and explore then simply rejoin throughout the day. Cruises depart every 45 minutes, all day. Jump on board at Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Luna Park, Watson's Bay or Taronga Zoo. What better way to see the sights as you cruise under the Harbour Bridge, past the Opera House, around Fort Denison and view some of the most exclusive real estate Sydney has to offer. Cruise and Attraction: For and enjoyable full day out, combine your Hop On Hop Off 24 Hour Explorer pass with entry into your choice of Sydney attractions and save up to 30 per cent on individual ticket costs
Start Location Darling Harbour
Duration Full Day and Half Day or Less
Price $40.00 - $46.00 Cruise ticket. Additional costs apply for entry into some harbour attractions. Low and High Season applies. Child and concession rates available

Shark Island Express Ferry

With great views and a spectacular setting in the Sydney Harbour National Park, Shark Island is the perfect destination for a weekend picnic; large grassy areas, shady trees or a gazebo available. Enjoy a relaxing ferry trip each way and spend a few hours or the whole day on Shark Island. Services depart from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay.
Start Location Circular Quay
Duration Customised
Price $20.00 - $20.00 Return Ferry plus Island landing fee.