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“A really lovely afternoon”
Review of Sea Sydney Cruises - CLOSED

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 28 July 2016

We have returned from a 4 hour lovely Sydney harbour cruise with lunch. The cruise picks you up from the commissioners steps and if I had to fault anything it would be this that there was no signage either at the steps or on the actual boat when it arrived to indicate we had found the right boat! We met 4 Americans and 3 Swiss and we became nice and friendly. The crew was Fergus and the captain Shane. Fergus talked to us for the whole of the trip full of great information about the history of Sydney's harbour. He was friendly and had a good sense of humour as did Shane. We stopped at a great place for lunch - lovely BBQ with salmon and beef with prawns to start and a lovely cheese platter afterwards. The wine and beers flowed and we all got to know each other well. It was relaxed; the weather was glorious and the sights of the bridge and the opera house sublime. Highly recommended!

1  Thank madcatwoman
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time aboard the Ambience touring the Sydney harbor. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate as it was pouring rain, but Kurt and Shane did a wonderful job to make sure we had a great time. The boat was very spacious as there were only 6 guests on board. We really enjoyed talking with the other guests as we enjoyed a delicious lunch of fresh prawns, salmon, steak and salads followed by cheese and fruit. This was a wonderful tour, and I'm sure even better on a gorgeous sunny day!

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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Arrived early for scheduled Fathers Day cruise. Boat never arrived. All phone numbers disconnected. Looks like they closed shop and didn't tell anyone.

1  Thank Rob E
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PipSydney, Public Relations Manager at Sea Sydney Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2015

Dear Rob
Our reservations team cancelled your cruise last Tuesday 1 September via email direct to your travel agent, and I also believe they may have emailed some clients direct too. Please contact your travel agent and discuss your disappointment with them at their failure to pass on pertinent and critical messages relevant for your travel and itinerary.

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We took the "Cruise like a local" lunch tour and it was wonderful. Sydney is built on the water and the only way to really get a feel for it is to cruise around the bays in a luxury yacht. We were a family of four and since it was winter, were the only ones on the boat. Private, exclusive and peaceful.

The boat was quite big and could easily accommodate 20 people. It was perfectly maintained with plenty of seating inside and out.

The food was great. Local cheeses followed by grilled salmon and prawns prepared on the boat, anchored in a quiet bay overlooking the Harbor Bridge. Doesn't get much better than that.

The guide was very knowledgeable, but what we appreciate most was his welcoming and friendly personality. Within minutes, we were chatting like we were life-long friends. I really enjoy getting to know what it is like to live in places I visit and learning from locals is my favorite way.

I highly recommend Sea Sydney. Great (luxury) boat. Great food. Great guide.

1  Thank Reisen-Ente
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

My wife and I went on this cruise around Sydney Harbor. Like others we never saw any opportunity for Swimming, fishing, kayaking, but given the weather we didn't really care. There were 8 of us on the tour. The guide was very informative and we really enjoyed hearing about the history of the harbor and various points of interest. We sailed among the sail boats which was very scenic. Lunch was very enjoyable anchored off of the park and opera house. We thoroughly enjoyed this trip and recommend it as a great way to get an overview of Sydney and enjoy its spectacular harbor.

2  Thank Kenneth R
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