Sydney to Hobart Show Deck Lunch

Experience the excitement of one of the world's great ocean races. See the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race departing Sydney as the yachts set sail for Hobart, enjoying buffet lunch with drinks on the Show Deck of flagship MV Sydney 2000.

Sample itinerary

  • Race start time 1.00pm
  • Cruise departs 10.30am Darling Harbour, King St Wharf No.1
  • Cruise to the eastern suburbs, anchoring approx. 11.00am
  • Vessel will be anchored at Parsley Bay between Watsons Bay and Nielson Park to see the vessels race to the Heads between approx. 11.00am and 2.00pm
  • Cruise back to the city
  • Disembark approx. 2.15pm

Children Under 18 Years
Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.


Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy


  • Cruise aboard flagship MV Sydney 2000
  • Expansive Show Deck individual table seating
  • Special seafood buffet plus a full range of non-seafood & vegetarian dishes, dessert & cheeses
  • Standard bar package of house wines, beers & soft drinks
  • Commentary provided plus TV's on each deck

Need to know

  • Boxing Day - Thursday 26 December 2019
  • Adult $169, Child (4-15 years) $99
  • Race start time 1.00pm
  • The vessel will be anchored approx 11.00am - 2.00pm
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  • Special Event conditions
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  • Credit Card Fraud Prevention
    - At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online


Departs Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf No.1
Thursday 26 December 2019  Departs 10.30am. Disembark approx. 2.15pm

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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100 % approval from 9 responses

9 months ago

Service: Amazing experience great Christmas present. Food was great waitress was great window setting was great overall experience was once in a lifetime
Product: Easy communication was very quick

9 months ago

Well organised on boat - food and commentary excellent.
Down side was standing in the sun waiting to board- few seats / many elderly patrons,was a considerable period. As a customer I can’t wait until the last minute to travel to the wharf but it was difficult for many elderly in heat but I havent a solution to this. We have been on this cruise several times before and it has always been really good.
This is the first time that standing in the sun seemed to be an issue.

9 months ago

Friendly crew, good service, good view of the race, food was fine, good atmosphere.

9 months ago


9 months ago

Service: The queuing in the hot sun prior to boarding was a little uncomfortable however other than that we had a wonderful time. Thank you
Product: A little pricey but a special event so worth it.

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