Sydney Harbour cruise & snorkelling tour

From: AUD77 - AU$87

per adult

$40-$50 per child (5-14yrs)
Free for infants (0-4yrs)
$67-$77 for concessions (students & seniors)

Tours Run: Dec to Mar - Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun

Morning Tour: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Afternoon Tour: 12:45pm - 3:45pm

3 Hour Cruise Morning Tea or Lunch Provided Snorkelling on Sydney Harbour Beach
Full Commentary Equipment Provided Competent Swimmers

Sydney Harbour, NSW
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Sydney Harbour cruise & snorkelling tour

Morning Tea Cruise 

Times: 9.30am-12.30pm King St Wharf 8

Days: Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun

  • Adult $ 89.00
  • Child (5 – 14 years) $ 40.00
  • Concession (Student or senior) $ 67.00
  • Meals included: Tea/coffee, biscuits, cakes and assorted pastries
  • Licensed bar on board with soft drinks and alcoholic drinks available to purchase (own expense).


Luncheon Cruise

Times: 12.45pm 3.45pm King St Wharf 8

Days: Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun

  • Adult $ 89.00
  • Child (5 – 14 years) $ 50.00
  • Concession (Student or senior) $ 77.00
  • Meals included BBQ Style buffet lunch including tea/ coffee 
  • Licensed bar on board with soft drinks and alcoholic drinks available to purchase (own expense)


About the Tour 

Enjoy Sydney sightseeing, a fresh bite to eat with the choice of either a morning tea and coffee cruise or BBQ lunch cruise. Stop for a swim or snorkel while on the ultimate Sydney Harbour cruise. Relax while you see the sights of Sydney from the water as you cruise around Sydney Harbour before stopping at a beautiful harbour location for a swim or snorkel. Or if the family or friends want to swim but you don't then you can explore the island on foot at your leisure. This is a must-do experience this Summer!


The island’s in Sydney Harbour National Park. Positioned in Sydney Harbour, 1km from the mouth of Rose Bay, Shark Island is a picnic spot with a difference. Explore the island's foreshore, go swimming or relax in front of amazing Sydney Harbour views.


With its lush grassy areas, picnic shelters and spacious gazebo and amazing 360° views, the island is the perfect place and disembarking after lunch, you can explore the island’s foreshore and grottos, hand built in the early 1900s and hiding a range of tide pool creatures.


“At Shark Island, the views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House just can’t be overstated. A picnic island in the middle of the harbour – what a treat.” The 1.5ha Island sits in Sydney Harbour, just 1km from Rose Bay. Shark Island is named because of its shape, not its wildlife.



Sydney Harbour sightseeing and snorkel/swimming experience (guests do not have to snorkel/swim if they wish not too)

See top Sydney sights like the Opera House from the water

  • Snorkel safety briefing and Marine Life brief by your onboard guide
  • Snorkel over rocky reefs, grassy beds and sandy bottoms (guests do not have to snorkel if they wish not to)
  • Swimming (guests do not have to swim if they wish not to)
  • Learn why conservation is important
  • Live commentary of Sydney Harbour 
  • Enjoy a choice of morning tea or BBQ lunch and listen to live commentary
  • Licensed bar on board with soft drinks and alcoholic drinks available to purchase (own expense).
  • Use of flotation equipment if needed
  • Life jackets supplied if needed (non swimmers must wear a life jacket)
  • Novice or experienced snorkelers welcome
  • The experienced crew - selected for their local knowledge and love of the Sydney Harbour region and the ocean - will take you to the best dive and snorkel sites available.
  • This harbour is known for its great snorkelling so bring along your gear or hire some! There are over 600 species of sea life in the harbour including the Weedy Seadragon, Australian Giant Cuttlefish, Big-bellied Seahorses, Blue Ringed Octopus, blue swimmer crabs, pygmy leatherjackets, a number of species of star fish, the large Eastern Blue Groper and more!
  • Or there’s plenty to explore on the island itself! You could relax on the grassy areas (good mix of sun & shade), have a paddle on the gentle shores, relax in the sheltered picnic area, etc.
  • Cruises operate four days a week including weekends (9.30am and 12.45pm departures from King Street Wharf of a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) Bookings Essential
  • This is a must-do experience this Summer!!
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the vessel departs to allow ample time for check-in


Useful Information

After departing from Sydney’s King St, sit back and relax as your leisurely sightseeing cruise on Sydney Harbour begins. Take in views of Sydney’s iconic landmarks from the water, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Kirribilli House. While enjoying views of Elizabeth Bay, Double Bay and other tucked-away beaches and coves, then stop at a beautiful harbour location for a swim or snorkel.  


Different harbour locations may be used in place of the ones mentioned above. Cruises will not be cancelled due to wind and rain.

  • This is a must-do experience this Summer!!
  • As Shark Island is a National Parks and Wildlife Services property, there is a $7 admission fee payable before you board the cruise payment can be made online at time of booking.
  • Notes: Adults to accompany children under the age of 15 years.
  •  Concession appplies to full time students with a valid ID and Australian Seniors Card holders.