Christmas Day Magistic Buffet Lunch Cruise with Drinks

Rasie a glass or two with your loved ones aboard the all-inclusive Magistic Christmas Day lunch cruise
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departure Details
Departure Location King Street Wharf
Boards 12:30
Departs 13:00
Returns 15:30
Cruise Inclusions
  • 3hr Sydney Harbour buffet lunch cruise (including boarding)
  • Christmas cruise around the spectacular Sydney Harbour
  • Lavish Christmas buffet lunch freshly prepared onboard
  • Reserved seating in air-conditioned comfort
  • Expansive outer decks for the best views of Sydney Harbour
  • Beer, wine, sparkling & soft drinks included
Cruise Highlights
  • Delicious 3-Hr buffet lunch Christmas Day cruise on Sydney Harbour with 4-course menu and harbourfront views
  • Sail past scenic Sydney landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Luna Park and other harbour attractions
  • Superior dining experience in a fully air-conditioned vessel thanks to a lavish Christmas buffet lunch freshly prepared onboard
  • Restaurant-quality dining with reserved seating and waiter service
  • Stroll the expansive outer decks to capture Instagrammable shots of the spectacular Sydney Harbour
  • Beverages for the duration of the cruise for that perfect Christmassy cruise flavour
Cruise Additional Information

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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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Sydney Harbour Christmas Day Cruise

Celebrate christmas 2023 in sydney with a magistic lunch cruise

Why not celebrate the coming together of family and friends this Christmas with a modern cruising getaway aboard the Magistic? The Magistic Christmas Day lunch cruise caters to this very sentiment, giving you and your loved ones the opportunity to take the day off and spend quality time together.

With sleek, contemporary interiors, this $5m ultra-modern catamaran will be dressed in festive colours and decorations, with Christmas carols setting the tone for the day that celebrates love, peace and joy. The Magistic’s festive family cruises around Sydney Harbour promise a celebratory atmosphere in keeping with the true spirit of Christmas, making it the perfect venue to celebrate a memorable Christmas Day.

The Magistic promises a relaxing cruise around Sydney Harbour and a buffet menu with 4 main courses and selection of desserts. What a perfect way to celebrate Christmas amid sunny blue skies, unlike the picture-book ‘White Christmas’ of the West! With great photo opportunities, you can capture those special moments with friends and family with the spectacular Sydney Harbour and its attractions as the backdrop.

So, if you're looking for an exciting alternative to your traditional Christmas celebrations at home, Magistic Cruises is the perfect answer! Be sure to reserve a table well in advance – the Christmas experience in Sydney aboard the Magistic will definitely be one to remember!

Guest Reviews

  • 25 December 2023
    “Great day with Natalie and the crew. We will be back again!”
  • 25 December 2023
    “Great Christmas Day lunch. Thank you.”
    Renata H
  • 25 December 2023
    “Fantastic Xmas cruise, it's our 2nd year in a row and another superb cruise.”
    Gavin L
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