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68' Motor Sailing Ketch Boxing Day Cruise

Sydney Sundancer boasts multiple awards and we get rave reviews constantly about the food and service.

The day begins with a short Harbour cruise aboard our Sydney Sundancer before we taking up priority position (reserved for charter boats) right on the start line for the Sydney to Hobart race, Australia's premier blue water racing classic. Sydney Sundancer will follow the fleet of racing yachts to farewell them and wish them "bon voyage at the heads of Sydney Harbour.Having fare welled the fleet, we will continue our cruise around the Harbour before anchoring for a late lunch and live entertainment.

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50 Max Passengers

50 Cocktail Style


Boxing Day Tickets
$290 per adult
$240 per child
11:30am - 5pm
All inclusive food and beverages
Pick up and drop off at Rose Bay Ferry Wharf

Inclusive of on-board live entertainment, the gastronomic meal and quality bottled Australian champagne, red and white wine together with beer and soft drinks served throughout the cruise.

All Boxing Day tickets purchased through Sydney Harbour Escapes are non-refundable


All prices in $AUS and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm your booking
Stiletto heels, platform or wedge shoes and black rubber soled shoes are not permitted to be worn on board


• Length: 16.26 metres
• Complete Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Survey
• Complete catering available
• Private shower and toilet
• Fully equipped galley
• Fully licensed bar
• Extensive sound system
• 2 Double staterooms with ensuites

This vessel has been awarded many prestigious awards for both exceptional presentation and service. They have won the Australian Bridal Industry Award (ABIA) for Excellence for Best Harbour Wedding Reception Vessel five years in a row from 2003 through to 2007.  In 2008, Sydney Sundancer was inducted, as one of only six wedding suppliers, into the Australian Bridal Industry Awards “Hall of Fame”. Sydney Sundancer has also won the City of Sydney Council Award for The Best Illuminated Vessel on Sydney Harbour on New Years’ Eve and The Australia Day Council's award for The Best Dressed Vessel on Australia Day on Sydney Harbour (2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013).  In 2014, Sydney Sundancer led the Australia Day Parade of Decorated Vessels to - celebrate our Nation’s Birthday, selected by the Australia Council.

Boat Manufacturer or Brand

Swan Bay Marine


A 20% surcharge will occur on all food and beverages

  Sydney Sundancer Menu Options

Public holiday menus are available and are priced on application. Menus can be tailored to suit your event and requirements.

Call the Sydney Harbour Escapes team on 02 9328 4748


Safety and Equipment
Is the boat safe and in good condition?
Yes, the vessel is currently in survey with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), which requires comprehensive safety equipment standards and regular safety checks. A safety briefing is given to the charter passengers before embarking and safety gear will be provided if required. All vessels in our fleet are selected for safety, comfort, quality and cleanliness. We are proud to keep them this way.

What is the maximum capacity of the boat?
Sydney Sundancer is surveyed to hold a maximum of 50 passengers, 1 skipper and crew dependent on your passenger numbers. Please note, an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.

Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, Sydney Sundancer is suitable for children appropriate sized lifejackets lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

What toilet facilities are on board?
Sydney Sundancer is equipped with one modern, spacious marine toilets with easy access for charter.

Where can we go during our charter?
Your skipper can take you most places within Sydney Harbour, providing it is within the surveyed boundaries. Should your guests wish to go to a specific location within Sydney Harbour please let us know at time of briefing.

Preparations and Arrival
What do you advise we bring along for our charter?
As conditions can vary on the water, it is suggested that you bring along a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, swimmers, and seasonal jumper or jacket. Please wear white-soled shoes or non-marking boating shoes. Strictly no black soled shoes or stiletto-heeled shoes, as this will damage the decking.

Booking and Payment
We require full prepayment for Boxing Day Tickets

Cancellation Policy
All tickets purchased through Sydney Harbour Escapes are non refundable

Please call the friendly Sydney Harbour Escapes team with your enquiries
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