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James Craig Tall Ship

Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
(02) 9298 3888
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Ranked #29 of 293 attractions in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A day on the James Craig is a fascinating way to see Sydney Harbour and experience life on board a working sailing vessel - this was no ordinary Harbour Cruise. There is a huge amount of information about what it was like living and working on a tall ship in the 1800's and the sail can be as interactive as... More

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Sydney
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Slow moving, didn't get very far, because not much wind?? It had a nice atmosphere and the finger food wasn't too bad

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was given 2 tickets for a day sailing on the James Craig as a birthday present, so I took hubby along. It took 6 months for me to get around to using it, but it was so worth it. We were all given a rundown of what to do and NOT do and were offered sea sick tablets, which... More

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Moruya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

of all the vessels you can go on, on sydney harbour this would have to be the best. True aussie history, a superb tall ship, great staff and food and we went out of the heads and whales came along side the tall ship - a stunning day and a tribute to all the volunteers and years it took to... More

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Kobe, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The food is fantastic and was served by friendly staff. Prawns large and succulent. I went with a business group in my last week in Sydney. Great adventure and a lovely way to start 2014. Highly recommend

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Top Contributor
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16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I know that the decision regarding which cruise to take during the NYE celebrations in Sydney is a tough one. I researched for a little more than a month before my husband and I decided to celebrate NYE last year on the James Craig. To assist future potential customers, I want to share as much about our experience as possible.... More

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Took the lunch cruise. Was fun, gives an idea of what it must have been like on the old sailing ships. Made me thankful for modern day conveniences. Sydney harbour is a must and especially from the water!

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NSW
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Loved everything about it - you could either sit back and enjoy or get amongst it and hoist the sails. They served morning a tea and provided lunch as well, lovely spread.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Wow, what a way to see in 2014! This was our first ever trip to Australia and we spent a lot of time researching where to see in the New Year in Sydney. We were only in Sydney for 4 nights so couldn't afford to waste time all day staking a claim on a free bit of grass space in... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We reviewed and emailed many different companies and decided on the James Craig, and we were so pleased we did. What a ship, as we got to Pymont and saw the JC docked we knew we had made a good choice. For the reviewer that commented about the drink, if you had done your research properly you wouldn't have had... More

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