Join James Craig on a voyage of a lifetime to Melbourne!

Join James Craig on a voyage of a lifetime to Melbourne!

We will be sailing you down on the Monday 17th February and will arrive in Melbourne on the Thursday 27th February. Then back up on the Tuesday 17th of March and we will arrive back home in Sydney on the Wednesday 25th of March.

Enjoy over a week (or two) of open-water sailing and live the life of a sailor.
Learn to navigate, set sails and help man the helm!

James Craig is taking 12 fare paying passengers on each leg of its Melbourne/Sydney voyage this Summer. Guests will have the opportunity of either joining in with the crew watches, or just sitting back and relaxing aboard this fantastic 19th Century Square-Rigged ship.

  • Accommodation provided in the Immigrant bunks.
  • All meals & training included (you choose your level of involvement).
  • Voyaging Handbooks have been produced to give you an insight into James Craig.

Places are limited so please book in advance!


Minimum Age: 18
Catering: All meals on board



We are once again offering spots for those wanting to experience a more ‘hands on’ role on this Voyage. As a Sail Training Crew member, you’ll experience all the adventure and action on board James Craig. Live, sleep and eat just as pioneering sailors did almost 150 years ago. Be trained by our professional crew in all aspects of 19th-century sailing while making life-long friendships!

This option will involve:

  • Climbing aloft
  • Sail training alongside
  • Learning the ropes
  • Setting a sail
  • Knots
  • Navigation

All meals, training and sleeping hammock included.

Should you wish to book BOTH LEGS, please ensure to book your tickets on both events.