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Convict, Castles and Champagne Tour

Campbell's Cove, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Chinatown)
1300 266 842
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Ranked #63 of 321 Activities in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I went along today and nothing could be faulted. Food was great and drinks availble all day. Goat island tour was fantastic and very educational. The views are spectacular. The ship was beautiful and staff were friendly and helpful. Esther was very funny and made the tour unlike most tours. Deffinately a well recommend outing the whole family can enjoy.

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Bundanoon, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Food plentiful and fresh - you can go back for seconds. Lots of beer wine and Champers on offer. Enjoyed the cruise and the tour. My 11 yr old son will never forget sailing the tall ship himself under the Harbour Bridge at the helm with the captain, and all around Pinchgut. Just fabulous Thank you - everybody left the... More

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The boat is run by a bunch of backpackers who live on the ship. The tour guide was a nice person but dragged on with her uninteresting stories and jokes. We didn't really see anything exciting on goat island - the best thing we saw was a gun powder storage building. The Lunch sucked!! It consisted of 2 chicken skewers,... More

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Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a lovely Harbour experience and learned a lot about early life on Sydney Harbour when we visited Goat Island. The 3-hour cruise and island visit was worth the money. The food was ok, the champagne and staff great. Worth the money.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Brendan our guide was fantastic, very knowledgable about all aspects, polite and very welcoming. All crew were lovely, food great and so was the bar. A fabulous trip and learned so much about Sydney, convicts and baby sea gulls!

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thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This company offers the most outstanding customer service i have ever experienced.And i really mean that.On the day of the tour i SLEPT in my FAULT my LOSS.NO NO NO NO to my amazement they called me and said {no problems when would you like to re book}WOW this company is really all about the customer not the profit.Then on... More

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Petaling Jaya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My girlfriends and I wanted to try something different during our recent visit to Sydney as it is not our first. When we saw the deal on this tour, we wanted to give a go. It was truly an enjoyable experience and our tour guide was really knowledgeable. He made the tour really interesting and fun. Plus, the first thing... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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33 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

You should not miss this tour if you are visiting Sydney. This tour is so informative about how the English settlement first in Goat island. The tour guide is so experience. There are lot of historical building around the island and it took us about more than an hour to tour the whole island. This tour included meal and wine... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I joined the Convict, Castles and Champagne tour on Sunday and were welcomed onboard the "Southern Swan" by Brendon and Esther and a glass of bubbly. A 20 minute trip to Goat Island (although not under sail), provided plenty of opportunity for taking pics of Sydney's most famous icons (Harbour Bridge, Opera House, ferries, Luna Park, etc).... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a fantastic time on the cruise, we were split into groups and were lucky enough to be put with Esther, who was very informative and funny. Great trip for the whole family to enjoy, the weather wasn't the greatest, but the crew made the most of it and kept us entertained. I'd highly recommend this tour.

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