Magistic Australia Day Cruise - (BYO Lunch)

Feel the thrill of Australia Day from the decks of a Magistic, cruising past the Harbour Bridge
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(2-13 Years)
from $75
departure Details
Departure Location King Street Wharf
Boards 11:00
Departs 11:30
Returns 14:00
Cruise Inclusions
  • 3-hour Australia Day spectator cruise on a multi-million dollar catamaran (including boarding)
  • Large outer decks to watch the Ferrython, Tall Ships Race, Air Force Roulettes etc.
  • One complimentary beverage (beer, wine or sparkling)
  • Spacious air-conditioned dining saloon to enjoy BYO food (no lunch served on board)
  • Licensed bar with a range of drinks for purchase (strictly no BYO beverages)
Cruise Highlights
  • Australia Day cruise on Sydney’s most popular catamaran with three spacious decks
  • Vantage point for daytime events such as the RAAF display, Ferrython, Navy Search & Rescue, Tall Ship Race, etc.
  • Enjoy the stunning harbour views while munching on your snacks
  • Numerous photo opportunities against the harbour backdrop
Cruise Additional Information

(All communication with the company must be made in writing to

Please see our full terms of service on this link: The terms and services supersede all other information provided, either on a website or by any of our staff members.

  • All odd number bookings (1, 3, 5, 7, 9 etc.. ) will be seated at shared tables, subject to the cruise director’s discretion.
  • All bookings for 1 guest will be seated at shared tables of 2.
  • All guests/passengers must carefully check the booking confirmation and invoice and ensure that date of cruise, number of guests and all cruise inclusions and prices are correct. 
  • Requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined.
  • Please refer to our cancellation and transfer policy on the above link. Please note policies vary between regular lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises and special event cruises (NYE, Australia Day, Valentine’s Day, VIVID Sydney, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and any other special event cruise). 
  • All requests for cancellations, amendments, transfer/change of date must be submitted in writing (WE DO NOT PROCESS THESE REQUESTS OVER THE PHONE). Please allow up to 14 days for your refund to be processed. 
  • We recommend all guests to arrive at the wharf at least 15 minutes prior to boarding time as shown on your confirmation ticket. No refund or credit will be issued for passengers that do not board the cruise on time (no show)
  • Our fleet does not offer wheelchair accessibility. Whilst our vessels are not wheelchair friendly, our crew will be happy to assist passengers with limited mobility in boarding the vessel both on the gangway and using the stairs, with your or a carer’s consent, where possible. We do not accept any risk or liability in relation to our staff providing assistance with boarding. Guests must make their own informed decision in choosing to access the vessel with assistance of the crew at the boarding point. Amenities on some of our boats are located on lower levels accessible by stairs only. We do not recommend our cruises to guests with mobility restrictions which prevent them from using stairs. We do not have facilities to store motorised wheelchairs or heavy/non-collapsible mobility devices, either onboard or on the wharf. If you contact our staff either by phone or email, our staffs’ comments are only to assist you in making your own informed decision on whether the vessel is suitable for the guest’s mobility requirements. Staff comments must not be misinterpreted that the vessels are wheelchair friendly. In the event that a guest is unable to access the vessel due to their mobility limitations, a refund will only be provided for the guest and 1 carer.
  • Cruise program, menu and beverage inclusions, and schedule are subject to change without notice. 
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise.
  • Sydney Harbour has very strict marine pollution (MARPOL) regulations. YOU OR YOUR GUESTS MUST NOT THROW ANY OBJECT INTO THE HARBOUR WHILST ON BOARD (Including cigarette butts, glassware & bottles). You will be liable to all fines imposed by the regulatory authority on behalf of you or your group. You are only allowed to smoke within designated smoking areas on board. As part of our privacy policy, if requested by authorities we are forced to disclose your details to regulators. Please refrain yourself and your group members from breaching these regulations at all times. We appreciate your cooperation.
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines and house policies are strictly enforced. Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel.
  • We do not offer split bills onboard. 
  • Seating requests must be made in writing 7 days prior to cruise but are not guaranteed. 
  • The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to the next available cruise and re-issue you with a new e-ticket/confirmation. If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise, please forward the new e-ticket to the email above. 
  • Guests are not allowed to bring infants or children onboard without a valid ticket. 
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We do not offer highchairs due to safety reasons. 
  • It is the obligation of the guests to ensure children below 14 are always accompanied by an adult or seated at the table. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.

Please see the special terms and conditions relevant to your event.

  • Many special event cruises fall on a public holiday. The higher ticket prices are reflective of the higher wage costs associated with double time payments made to staff on public holidays.
  • If your special event cruise includes a Harbour event (fireworks display, Australia Day celebration etc.) organised by the government or any regulatory authority:
    • that is cancelled for any reason, no refund will be offered, either partial or in full.
    • The location of the vessel, in most instances, are pre-determined by the government/Harbour authorities. Location may also be affected by various factors beyond our control (harbour traffic, weather, wind, etc.) No refund will be offered, either partial or in full due to vessel location.
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Eventful Australia Day Celebration Aboard The Magistic Two

Experience the stunning Sydney Harbour as it comes alive with the buzz of Australia Day celebrations, aboard one of the best Australia Day cruises.

Watch thrilling harbour events such as the Ferrython, Midday Salute, Air Force Roulettes, Tall Ships Race, 188th Australia Day Regatta, etc. from the outer decks of the Magistic Two.

As lunch is not included in this package, you are welcome to bring your own food and enjoy it on board. We do offer one complimentary drink of choice (beer, wine or sparkling), and you’re free to buy more drinks from the licensed bar on board. The dining saloon is spacious and has panoramic windows, ensuring that you don’t miss out on any of the harbourside action!

See you on January 26, aboard the Magistic Australia Day spectator cruise on Sydney Harbour. Book your seats now and gear up for a memorable celebration of the national day.

  • “Cruising around the harbour on Australia Day is a great way to spend the day I would do it again my cousin was visiting from overseas and she really enjoyed it.”
  • “We chose Magistic for Australian day because it’s the best.”
  • “Really enjoyed the cruise, excellent in every respect.”
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