Discover hidden stories of Sydney Harbour from a local's perspective on a maritime museum harbour cruise. There's an experience to suit everyone's taste - whale watching on a tall ship,  stories of the Gadigal, Guringai, Wangal, Gammeraigal and Wallumedegal people, the start of the Sydney-to-Hobart Yacht Race, the intriguing secrets of Sydney Harbour's shipwrecks and more...

Climb aboard one of our unique vessels with expert tour guides and enjoy a fascinating afternoon learning about one of the world's greatest waterways. Refreshments provided.

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2020 HARBOUR CRUISE SCHEDULE

Saturday 22nd February
Naval Heritage Discovery Cruise with the museum's Curator of RAN Maritime Archaeology Dr James Hunter
Related Exhibition: Navy

Sunday 15th March
Clark Island Cultural Cruise - Aboriginal Perspectives of Sydney on board Tribal Warrior
Related Exhibition: Eora First People

Saturday 27th June
Tall Ship Whale & Sail with the museum's Curator of Ocean Science and Technology Emily Jateff
Related: Ocean Science

Sunday 16th August
Science Cruise with the museum's Curator of Ocean Science and Technology Emily Jateff
Related: Ocean Science

Saturday 22nd August
Clark Island Cultural Cruise - Aboriginal Perspectives of Sydney on board Tribal Warrior
Related Exhibition: Eora First People

Saturday 29th August
Navigation by the stars with Aboriginal astrophysicist and science communicator  Kirsten Banks
Related Exhibition: Navigators

Saturday 10th October
Shipwrecks of Sydney Harbour with the museum's Curator of RAN Maritime Archaeology Dr James Hunter
Related: Maritime Archaeology

Saturday 26th December
Boxing Day Cruise - Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race start with veteran ocean sailor Andrew Hawkins
Related: Australian Sailing Hall Of Fame