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Explore Sailing - America's Cup Sailing Experience

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Experience the thrill of sailing onboard an actual America's Cup class yacht, AUS21 or AUS40! A must for sailing enthusiasts and perfect for anyone looking for a fun and adventurous way to explore Sydney Harbour. On the day of your 2.5 hour...more
Wharf 9, King Street Wharf, | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9660 9133
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Even if you have never sailed before, this attraction is an excellent way to see the harbor, so have your camera ready. The crew is engaging and entertaining. This is a great afternoon event!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PhilS85622
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Whilst not a sailing person, I saw this as a 'must do' activity .... to have an opportunity to sail on an original (albeit 1990's) America's Cup yacht. The small professional crew expected participation of the passenger crew but it was possible to (just) sit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We had a great trip on this boat. Sadly the weather turned and the wind died so sailing was slightly disappointing but that's not the fault of Explore Sailing!!! All the crew were friendly and competent. Everyone got a turn to helm or grind as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AlandMary
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Very well run event/tour. The crew are very professional and encourage participation. It's always a good group of tourists and local sailing the best harbour in the world. Any day is great but Wednesday's sees the yacht participate in a race so it has a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Matthew L
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Amazing day out on the water around Sydney harbour. I had booked to go on just a sailing, this was changed by Explore sailing to the next day which was a wednesday and race day. I enjoyed this day so much, racing lots of other...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bluebell392
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous 2 hour twilight sail around Sydney Harbor. The crew was fantastic and we each had a chance to take the helm if we wanted. We got a hands on experience working the cranks while under sail, and heard about history and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MW202
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We went out sailing for 2 hours and it was amazing! It was a clear day and the crew were fantastic (the Captain, Pete, Marcus and ?mouse... I think??). We all got a chance to assist with sailing and driving the boat which was amazing....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TeganPlunkett
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

What a great way to see the harbor! We were lucky enough to be there on a race day & were able to participate in the excitement. The crew was knowledgeable & friendly (special shout out to Marcus!) & made sure everyone on board was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Colleen H
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

4 hour race on the harbor with these guys went miles beyond expectation. Quality boat crewed by a bunch of excellent guys. A much more interactive way to see the best harbor in the world than a boring cruise boat. We were involved in helping...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Milko J
Reviewed March 30, 2017

An 'epic' sail sailing around Sydney Harbour on this great America's Cup yacht was an experience never to be forgotten. The crew were very experienced and great fun. It really was a sail of a lifetime.

Date of experience: March 2017
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frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
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the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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