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Convict, Castles and Champagne Tour

Campbell's Cove, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 1300 266 842
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“goat island” (174 reviews)
“tall ship” (40 reviews)
“wangi queen” (19 reviews)
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Campbell's Cove, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 1300 266 842
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What great day, started out slowly our transport arriving late (only a few minutes). The crew put on a free bar which was appreciated by all and no one over indulged. The food was good and filling with enough for everybody. The tour of Goat...More

Thank Neil O
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Was given this cruise as a gift and was not sure what to expect. The afternoon was great. Perfect day for a cruise on the harbour. Captain and two female deck hands were very professional and friendly. The boat was not full, so it was...More

Thank simba6
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Thanks Esther for being an awesome tour guide! We really enjoyed learning some harbour history despite the fact that we live here. Yes the food wasn't gourmet but we didn't starve or get thirsty; the brownies were seriously good. Not a tall ship (they should...More

Thank Dana A
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Did the goat island tour as part of the Sydney tall ship overnight package and it was fantastic. Esther has a wealth of knowledge about goat island and its history. It's amazing to know how close it is and how much history we travel past...More

Thank Chris R
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We enjoyed the tour. Our guide Esther was fantastic and her information and history delivered with good humour. The tour is fun and interesting, the boat cruise before and after the tour of Goat Island is lovely (around Fort Denison) and the Harbour. We had...More

Thank C_and_J_Lewis
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We didn't get what we thought we'd booked! Going by the pictures in their promos we thought we would be sailing the harbour on board a tall ship, enjoying a buffet lunch and learning about convict history and VIP houses around the harbour. Instead we...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We boarded a restored 1920s ferry ‘Wangi Queen Show Boat’ where we listened to commentaries as we cruised past Australian icon buildings: Admiralty House – the official Sydney residence of the Governor-General of Australia and adjacent to the Kirribilli House – residence of Australian Prime...More

1  Thank Paulie S
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We booked in early June with a gift certificate for $250.00 from Red Baloon (had to pay an extra $9.00 to meet the cost for a couple) however due to storm damage to the boat we were re-directed to book in late July. In the...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

My husband and I were bought this trip for a Christmas Present and we went on the trip on 15th January 2016. We were on holiday from the UK. We travelled on the Warangi Queen with six other people- all Australians. The Warangi Queen is...More

Thank Hilaryleach
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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I took my grandparents on this cruise for Christmas and was the perfect present!!! The tour guide (Esther) was packed full of information, not only on convicts but also general facts about sydney. This tour gives you excess to a private island called goats island...More

Thank Darcy L
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