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 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


  • Special Lunch Menu to be confirmed
  • Standard bar package of house wines, beers & soft drinks
  • Expansive Show Deck individual table seating
  • Commentary provided plus TV's on each deck
  • Cruise aboard flagship MV Sydney 2000
  • Menu

Need to know

  • Boxing Day - Saturday 26 December 2020
  • Event Special $169 per person
    - Normally $189 
    - Limited availability
    - Terms & conditions 
  • Child (4-15 years) $109
  • Race start time 1.00pm
  • The vessel will be anchored approx 11.00am - 2.00pm
    - See More Info for sample itinerary
  • 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
Saturday 26 December 2020 Departs 10.30am. Disembark approx. 2.15pm

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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100 % approval from 8 responses

9 months ago

Service: It was truly a fantastic day all round! The crew were welcoming, the boat was fun, the buffet was exceptional (love all the seafood) and my family loved the rest of the selection, drinks were great, my wife and daughter loved the wine, and the experience was unbelievable!
Product: Everything was fantastic! Boat, crew, food, service, experience were all first class! This will become our new Christmas lunch!

9 months ago

Service: Was very happy with experience on Boxing Day viewing of fleet etc
Product: Enjoyed the experience

10 months ago

Great food and great service. Very surprised with boat.

10 months ago

Book a last minute cruise on Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook Cruises. Food as absolutely perfect, wait staff very courteous and helpful and the ship was very clean and well appointed.
I would highly recommend captain cook cruises

10 months ago

Service: Fantastic service .great day. Very helpfull
Product: Lovely food

10 months ago

Service: Ship was clean. Seafood buffett was excellent - kept topping up prawns etc. Beautiful day on the harbour.
Product: Plenty of seafood. Kept topping up prawns etc

10 months ago

Very good table service.
Left Kings Wharf right on time and returned at the advertised time.
The food was very good.```` Hot food was hot and Cold food was cold.
Very relaxed commentary along the way with some fun triva.and door prizes..

10 months ago

Service: Very efficient. Attentive staff. Great day on the harbour.
Product: Great day on the harbour. Plenty of food and drinks.

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