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Goat Island Convicts, Castles and Champagne

Goat Island Convicts, Castles and Champagne

Join us for a unique tour of Sydney Harbour and historic Goat Island and get up close and personal with Sydney’s colourful convict past. Enjoy an entertaining and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on the island with catered lunch, along with a relaxing cruise around the harbour on a historic tall ship. Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne!

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Join us for a unique tour of Sydney Harbour and historic Goat Island and get up close and personal with Sydney’s colourful convict past. Enjoy an entertaining and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on the island with catered lunch, along with a relaxing cruise around the harbour on a historic tall ship. Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne! Fare includes morning tea, 3 hour cruise on Sydney harbour including a guided walking tour of Goat Island, lunch prepared and served by the crew, Australian bubbly, juices and water.

 

CONVICTS Step ashore Goat Island and walk in the footsteps of Australia’s early convicts. Enjoy a personally guided tour of the island that contains some of Australia’s most important and intact convict-built buildings. Your guide will engage you with tales of punishment, deaths and escape whilst you visit sites such as the amazing early 1800s military gun powder magazine, the soldiers’ barracks complex and Sydney’s oldest Water Police Station. This is an easy 1.5km walk.

 

CASTLES Cruise aboard one of the historic timber vessels past some of the wealthiest and most prestigious suburbs in Australia. See Sydney’s modern-day waterfront castles and learn about the history of beautiful Kirribilli House and Admiralty House.

 

CHAMPAGNE What better way to relax than by enjoying a chilled glass of bubbly? Enjoy the complimentary bar. Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are still available on board at regular bar prices.

 

Please wear comfortable, flat walking shoes for the Goat Island tour. We advise you bring a jacket, hat and sunscreen. Tours are conducted in all weather. If it looks like rain, please bring wet weather gear.

 

INVOLVES SOME WALKING AROUND A SMALL HARBOUR ISLAND WITH INCLINES. THIS TOUR NOT SUITABLE FOR WALKERS & WHEELCHAIRS

Fri 29 October 2021

(Special terms and conditions apply)

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details Times
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
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Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
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New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
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Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
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