Australia Day Cruise Sydney

It’s Australia’s favourite day to hit the water. Hire a boat and have your own spot on the beautiful Sydney Harbour for an exclusive afternoon experience amongst hundreds of boats watching the Sydney to Hobart Race take off. Or cruise at night with the amazing fireworks display. Browse boats available for hire by price, style and catering requirements to design your own personalised cruise.




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Australia Day on Sydney Harbour

It’s Sydney Harbours busiest day of the year, with hundreds of boats watching and participating in the parade.

Highlights include: 

The Ferrython (approx. 10.45am–11.30am) with Sydney beloved ferries voyaging from Barangaroo Wharf to Shark Island and then back to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

The Salute to Australia (approx. 11.30am–12.05pm) with the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force combining to deliver a powerful military ceremony, with RAAF fast jets flying in formation above the harbour. 

The Tug and Yacht Ballet (approx. 12.05pm–12.15pm) with yachts, tugboats, jet-skis and ferries gliding in precision across the water, accompanied by helicopters above, in an epic piece of musical magic.

The spectacular Australia Day Fireworks at 9.00pm. It’s like NYE again!