Convicts, Castles and Champagne Tour
The Best Value Tour in Sydney
Enjoy a harbour cruise, personal guided tour of Goat Island, delicious lunch and free open bar!
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. As well as an entertaining and fascinating guided convict history walking tour on the island, you will enjoy a delicious lunch with open bar as well as a relaxing cruise around the harbour onboard a magnificent 1850’s style Tall Ship. Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne!
“One of the three most captivating prisoner stories of the world – Alcatraz, the Tower of London, and Convict Sydney”
Please contact us 48 hours prior to your tour if you require a vegetarian or gluten free meal.
Includes Lunch and All Drinks!
Enjoy a freshly prepared substantial lunch. Click here for full menu
Step ashore on 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 solders’ barracks complex and Sydney’s oldest Water Police Station. This is an easy 1.5km walk.
Cruise past some of the wealthiest and most prestigious suburbs in Australia and take in the harbour side castles. You will see the most expensive property in the country and also learn about the history of beautiful Kirribilli House and Admiralty House.
What better way to relax than by enjoying a chilled glass of bubbly on a tallship or on the island? Enjoy the complimentary bar, which of course also includes cold beer, wine and soft drinks.
- A fascinating guided tour of Goat Island run by a professional local tour guide
- Real tall ship experience, set sails and cruise the harbour in style
- Delicious lunch served on the ship
- Champagne, Champagne, Champagne… The bar is open and includes bubbly, beer, wine and soft drinks
10:15am to 1:15pm
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Duration: 3 hours
Boarding: 15 minutes prior to tour start time
Departs: Campbell's Cove, The Rocks (Click Here to see map)
|$129 adults||$39 kids(4 to 14yrs)||$297 Family Pass(2 adults, 2 children - 1 child FREE!)|
On the Day
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.
This tour involves a harbour cruise to and from Goat Island as well as a guided walking convict tour on Goat Island which involves some walking around a small harbour island with inclines.
Please call our office for further information if your mobility is restricted.
You will be split into groups for the island tour however could share the harbour cruise with a maximum of two other groups with their own guide.
"I would just like to thank you for such a wonderful, entertaining and educational Experience. Our family had the most fantastic time. The food was great, the crowd was happy and the guides were so professional and informative! It was really a day to remember! "
We thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and have not stopped talking about the whole experience! From the time we boarded and were welcomed, nothing was too much trouble. Congratulations you are doing a great job of showing Sydney and part of our history to tourists and the locals!
Pam and Ralph Brown
Thanks for a most enjoyable and informative cruise of our harbour and Goat Island last Saturday,16th June. Our guide’s knowledge and presentation of the historical aspects behind our early history was first class. I would recommend it others and especially visitors to our city. WELL DONE Crew!