Celebrate the official national day of Australia with the diverse population and incredible landscapes of the nation. Reflect on the rich Australian history and spend that day with friends and family. The day marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet in Port Jackson and today, allows us to reflect on the melting-pot of cultures that the continent has evolved into.
Acknowledge the contribution of every Australian to make the nation the dynamic force that it is- the native Aboriginal people, Islanders, citizens and those global populations that have come to Australia and settled in, only to soon call it home..
More than just another day off, there’s plenty to do on Australia Day! With over 16000 Australian getting their citizenship, fun events organised by local governments, community groups and local councils and spectacular Australia Day lunch cruises that rove along the Sydney Harbour, there’s something for everyone.
Australia Day On The World’s Best Harbour
Spend Australia Day with your mates out on the world’s most beautiful harbour. The Sydney Harbour comes to life and is painted in the glorious Australian colours with flags fluttering against the Sydney skyline. Vessels of various sizes parade along the azure waters, and you could be on one of them- experience Australia Day the Aussie way on a lunch cruise along the Sydney Harbour.
Australia Day Lunch Cruises Along Sydney Harbour
There’s a lot happening on the Harbour on Australia Day- RAAF Flyover, Australia Day Harbour parade, Australia Day Regatta, the 21-gun salute and Tall Ships Race- all of this happens in time for lunch! Book the best seats to the show with an Australia Day lunch cruise along Sydney Harbour and enjoy the festivities from the comfort of a catamaran. The all-inclusive Magistic Australia Day lunch cruise includes spectacular views of the celebrating Sydney Harbour from the spacious decks on board, a deluxe buffet menu and beverages.
Look skywards to see the Royal Australian Air Force putting up quite the impressive show with the flyover. The regatta on the harbour is one of the highlights- the oldest annual sailing regatta in the world that has been continuously-conducted. The Tall Ships Race is the historic annual race where the tall ships battle it out on the harbour for the honour of the coveted Tall Ships trophy! Watch the impressive lineup of tall ships making their way from Bradley’s Head all the way across the harbour, to finish crossing below the Sydney Harbour Bridge!
Don’t miss out on the festivities this Australia Day!
by Magistic Cruises