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Address: U 1 380 Victoria Pl, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales 2047, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9719 1870
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sydney Sundancer is a ketch rigged motor sailing yacht, thus combining the...

Sydney Sundancer is a ketch rigged motor sailing yacht, thus combining the stability and comfort of a motor boat with the grace and serenity of a sailing yacht, and is licensed to carry in excess of 70 guests plus crew. However, we prefer to limit the number of guests to around 50 thus ensuring everyone's personal comfort at all times (through adequate space). She is super luxuriously fitted in teak below deck (see attachments) and there is a large canopy which extends virtually the whole length of the vessel giving perfect protection in all weathers. We have won the prestigious Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) award for the Best Wedding Reception Vessel in Australia in 2007 & 2010 (this award is judged over 3 years to demonstrate consistent excellence) and in 2008 we were inducted into the ABIA "Hall of Fame" (only 6 wedding suppliers in the whole of Australia have been so honoured). This is particularly noteworthy because ACTUAL Bridal appraisal of our service (in a number of categories including "value for money") in their own wedding, is THE evaluation criteria on which the award is based ! We are also the only charter boat ever, to win both the City of Sydney Council Award for The Best Decorated Boat on New Years Eve, and The Australia Day Council's award for The Best Presented / Best Decorated Charter Boat on Sydney Harbour (2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013), so you will appreciate just how much effort we invest in making each and every cruise a success !!

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John and Lynne welcomed our group of 50 aboard their home and showed us a great time! John's a crack up! Very good on the mic. It was a great day, very accommodating and knowledge... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dane D
Mooloolaba, Australia
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Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

John and Lynne welcomed our group of 50 aboard their home and showed us a great time! John's a crack up! Very good on the mic. It was a great day, very accommodating and knowledge of the harbour was exceptional. Highly recommended!

Thank Dane D
Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I( 59 yr.olds) spent 4 glorious nights aboard Sydney Sundancer with Lynn and John. They were the perfect hosts , attentive to our every wish. They sailed with such ease making it relaxing and fun. They made every effort to accommodate getting us to the areas of our preference. Lynn's meals were fabulous in taste and presentation.... More 

Thank TKCollins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Just saw this posting for Sydney Sundancer which my now wife and I utilised for our wedding in March 2006. Lynne and John were the perfect hosts and it's good to see them going strong 10 years later. My wife and I would highly recommend Lynne and John for anyone's special occasion. All of our guests still say it was... More 

Thank Mark R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Beautiful sail around Sydney harbor followed by lunch in Rose Bay. Highly recommended. Many thanks John and Lynne

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We have only just returned from a fantastic 3 months holiday in Australia and New Zealand so am a little late in writing this review. We were looking forward to the New Years Eve cruise on Sydney Harbour so much but unfortunately the evening did not live up to the expectations we had for it. Let me point out that... More 

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SundancerSkipper, Owner at Sydney Sundancer, responded to this review

Thank you for understanding the problem with our anchor winch, which was brought about by my endeavour to secure the absolute best position on Sydney Harbour for our guests to view the NYE fireworks. Securing such a fantastic location which we have enjoyed for more than 20 years has meant we have had to start our NYE cruises earlier and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

Another great Australia Day on Sydney Sundancer. Our 3rd time. When you know a good thing, stick to it.

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Carnforth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

But we both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, regardless of any technical hitches. The problems meant that we got to send that much longer on a yacht, admiring the view, in an amazing place. It was a truly amazing night!!! Both me and my friend have never had a better NYE. It was so special. The whole evening was fab in great... More 

Thank AmyL2_12
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

What a great day, prior to the day Lynne and John provided good email exchange of information answering any questions. On the day clear directions of where to meet. Painless boarding procedure and then we were off. A great day seeing everything there was to be seen. Great fun being part of it all. John and Lynn provide a great... More 

Thank Nonnalell
Kingswood, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Wow what a great romp! The trip is so great we have been on the Sydney Sundancer two years in a row and we are booking again for next year. If the word gets out there it will sell out to fast. Our hosts are a lovely couple who care for every possible need and wow what a great vessel... More 

Thank Craig W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

I use trip advisor a lot so feel I must right this review. We were a party of five adults who all enjoyed our evening, the fireworks were superb and the position John got the boat in was second to none, it was very unfortunate what happened to the winch which stressed John out and he certainly wasn't in a... More 

Thank BirminghamMichelle

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