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Matilda Cruises

Enjoy Spectacular Sydney Harbour onboard a luxury Matilda Catamaran. Matilda Cruises offer a variety of daily sailing cruises, including Morning and Afternoon Coffee or Highlights cruise, Seafood Buffet Lunch or Evening Cocktail Cruise. Matilda’s Rocket Harbour Express Cruise is the best way to see Sydney and its landmark attractions in as little as 1 hour or the whole day. Our luxury catamarans are Australian designed with large outdoor viewing decks for maximum enjoyment of Sydney Harbour.

Touring Options

Shark Island Ferry Service

NSW National Parks Service together with Matilda Cruises are operating a scheduled ferry service on weekends to Shark Island. 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 are available.

Enjoy a relaxing ferry trip each way and spend a few hours or the whole day on Shark Island.

Departs Circular Quay at 9.45am, 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 1,45pm, 2.45pm and 3.45pm.
Departs Shark Island at 10.55am, 11.55am, 12.55pm, 1.55pm 2.55pm and 3.55pm*
* Summer Only

Book online at www.matilda.com.au

Seafood and Carvery Buffet Luncheon Cruise

Feast your eyes on the highlights of Sydney Harbour while you enjoy a buffet of fine cuisine onboard a luxury sailing catamaran. A hot and cold carvery buffet, fresh salads, some of Sydney’s freshest seafood, Australian fruits and cheeses, desserts, tea and coffee can all be accompanied with a beverage from our fully licensed bar. Dine in doors or enjoy the gentle breezes on our viewing deck.
Book online at www.matilda.com.au

Morning and Afternoon Coffee Cruise

Start your day aboard one of our luxury sailing catamarans or laze into the afternoon as spectacular views sail by. Enjoy live commentary, a variety of fine teas, goumet cofee, fresh muffins, plus traditional Australian lamingtons & Anzac biscuits.

Book online at www.matilda.com.au

Rocket Harbour Express Cruise

Step on board the fleet of Executive Rocket Ferries for the ‘Rocket Harbour Express’. Enjoy Sydney’s landmark Harbour attractions in as little as one hour, or spend the whole day. Enjoy one full loop of the harbour with the option to stay on board or disembark the vessel at Darling Harbour, the Sydney Aquarium, Circular Quay and The Rocks, Shark Island, Watson’s Bay and Taronga Zoo.

Book online at www.matilda.com.au

Highlights Cruise

All the famous sights of Sydney in one hour. For those short on time but still want experience Sydnay Harbour and all it has to offer. Enjoy live commentary and the sights of Sydney by Sail. Light refreshments available for purchase.

Matilda Combined Tickets

Includes a full day Rocket Harbour Express ticket (valid for one full loop) with five optional stops plus your choice of entry either Taronga Zoo, Sydney Aquaruim or the Sydney Opera House.

Price starts from $42.00 per person and departs daily from Pier 26 Darling Harbour.

Cocktail Cruise

A great start to the evening or a relaxing finish to a hectic day. A cocktail, glass of bubbly or your choice of wine or beer served with a selection of individual canape’s, easily enjoyed on the top deck of ‘Aussie One’ or out on the large open foredeck. This 1 1/4 hour cocktail cruise and half hour cocktail transfer takes you under the Sydney Harbour Bridge from Darling Harbour to Cicular Quay and past the Opera House.

Captain’s Lounge

The “Captain’s Lounge” on the top deck of Aussie One, provides guests with the opportunity to personally interact with our Captain and experience the sights of Sydney Harbour from the Flybridge. Fully enclosed in glass from floor to ceiling, uninterrupted views are ensured.

Book online at www.matilda.com.au

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  • Nature based
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  • Charter Vessel Association
  • Sydney Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Sydney Harbour Operators Group
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  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
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  • Master Charge
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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