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“Four hours of trolling beatiful Sydney Bay”
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Sea Sydney Cruises
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Sea Sydney Cruises are the small group cruising specialists on Sydney Harbour offering 4 hour harbour cruises for minimum 2 people maximum 12. Be engulfed by the beauty and magic of Sydney as you “Cruise like a Local” for four hours aboard Calypso, a 52-foot Motor Yacht. Cruise the foreshores of Sydney Harbour past the world famous, iconic landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House before dropping anchor in a secluded cove, where you’ll enjoy a gourmet barbecue lunch. Go for a swim, row into the beach, try your luck fishing or just relax on the expansive sunbeds soaking up the Sydney sunshine.
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Our captain on the Calypso was french (married to an aussie) and the first mate was only two months on the job, but together, they put a nice boat ride around Sydney Harbour. We anchored and stopped for lunch in one of the many coves of Sydney Bay. We could of swam but the water was a little brisk. The lunch presented by the captain and 1st mate was very organized and good. The mains being steak and tuna grilled by the Captain himself. A nice salad also. There was also a salad and a shrimp appetizer. There also was generous portions of wine, beer and soft drinks. It was a very good lunch served in tight quarters.
All in all it was a very nice experience. Do it.

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PipSydney, Owner at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Thanks for your positive feedback. Our team love what they do and I am pleased that this showed and you had a super experience. There really is nothing better than having an informative boat cruise on the best harbour in the world and having crew that are passionate about sharing their stories. I've shared your feedback so we continue to maintain our high levels of customer service and first class food and beverage service.
Thanks, Pip

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

We spent 4 hours on Calypso for a trip around Sydnet harbour. this was really excellent and very informative. the crew were great and we had an excellent lunch on board. The trip was helped by the small number of passengers - 8 which gave us lots of space.

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PipSydney, Owner at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Hi Smith
Our vessel is 52 feet in length and whilst we are in survey for up to 38 passengers we keep our groups small. This allows us to interact with our guests and showcase Sydney Harbour in a unique and very personalised way. It makes for a better travel experience for you too. Glad you had a beautiful day on the harbour and everything was first class for you.
Thanks, Pip

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Reviewed 1 February 2015

I booked this two hour cruise before leaving the UK and it proved an excellent choice. There was a small group only on our trip, all from the UK, and we were offered fruit juices and a selection of quality cakes as refreshments. The guide was absolutely first class and she was full of useful information about the various areas of the harbour we were visiting. The boat was of really good size at 52 feet and there was plenty of room to sit wherever one wished. A great experience and good value too.

Thank Grant W
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PipSydney, Owner at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

HI Grant. We loved hosting you and so pleased this was a highlight of your trip. Our new morning tea cruise is fabulous for people short on time. It gets you up close to the Opera House, under the Bridge plus taking you down into Darling Harbour. A really nice introduction to Sydney.
We love what we do and sharing our fabulous harbour with our mates in the UK!

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

We had a lovely trip all round the harbour, just before new year, so it was pretty lively.
The only downside was the guide, Polly. She spent far too much time telling us about her, her ex husband and their various exploits in Sydney.
We just wanted to hear about the harbour and the city.

Thank donnyMiltonKeynes
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PipSydney, Owner at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Thanks for your feedback as it allows us to continually improve our levels of service. Sounds like we hit the nail on the head with everything with the exception of our "too enthusiastic" host that day. Polly loves what she does and is super passionate and this shows in every aspect of her job. I have shared your feedback with her as its important that we continue to meet the needs and expectations of our clients on board.

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Reviewed 29 November 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon on beautiful Sydney Harbor. We had done a morning driving tour of Sydney and surrounding areas, and we re-visited alot of these same places in the afternoon, on the water, and it made an interesting contrast to see the same places from 2 different vantage points! The boat, Calypso, is comfortable for 4 couples. It was a gorgeous day, so we all sat in the aft seating area. Lunch was a delight. I wasn't expecting much in the food department and I was very pleasantly surprised. The wines offered were very good as well. After lunch we returned towards the bridge and to my surprise continued under the bridge and got to explore the harbor on the other side as well. The day was over way too soon - really an enjoyable trip with superb crew. Treat yourself to this tour - it will be a highlight of your visit to Sydney.

Thank PK12033
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PipSydney, Owner at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Hi PK
Sounds like your day on board Calypso was a real highlight of your trip. We often talk about the experience as being a 4 in 1 experience - great sight seeing, awesome lunch, chance for a swim and fish, plus the added benefit of a boat cruise! Seeing the city from the water is so impressive as you get that little bit closer and hear a whole new perspective from our passionate crew. Thanks for the positive feedback.

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