Half Day tours for GROUPS

cruising Sydney Harbour


Sydney Heritage Fleet offers a range of Half Day Group Tours for social, community and learning groups such as Probus, U3A, local history societies and clubs.

Ships ‘n’ Shore

A favourite for those wanting to explore our 1874 tall ship James Craig.
A tour of west Sydney Harbour and our working shipyards at Rozelle where
our heritage vessels are moored and the steamer John Oxley (1927)
and ferry Kanangra (1912) are being restored.

Cost $35 per person
Maximum passengers 26
Minimum cost $525

Seven Islands Cruise

Explores the sites and stories of the seven islands west of the Sydney Harbour Bridge,
with a short stop on Cockatoo Island to visit its historic docks.

Cost $35 per person
Maximum passengers 24
Minimum cost $525

Icons of Sydney Harbour

Cruising from Pyrmont eastwards under the Sydney Harbour Bridge,
you’ll pass many icons including historic mansions and
Garden Island Navel Base and will hear how they became icons.

Cost $35 per person
Maximum passengers 24
Minimum cost $525

Harbour North Side

Cruising the bays and headlands of Sydney Harbour from Bradleys Head to Balls Head
you’ll hear stories of industry, artistic achievement, recreation,
defence and Aboriginal settlement on these foreshores.

Cost $35 per person
Maximum passengers 24
Minimum cost $525


All tours

  • are available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings
  • start and end at the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), Pyrmont
  • cruise on the Sydney Heritage Fleet’s heritage motor launch Harman (c1943)
  • include morning tea
  • finish for optional lunch at Yots’ Cafe, on the waterfront at the ANMM. Yots offers three discounted menu options for SHF tours for $15
  • involve walking on ramps, stairs, wharves, pontoons and boats. Some tours include a gangway and a steep flight of stairs on the James Craig
  • require an average level of fitness and mobility
  • require passengers to wear sturdy covered footwear. It is advisable to bring a light wind jacket, a sunhat or rainwear, as appropriate, and your own water bottle
  • are inaccessible for wheelchairs and walkers
  • are conducted by knowledgeable volunteer tour guides and qualified vessel crew
  • incur a minimum cost for 15 passengers


Click on the individual tours for further information


Half Day Group Tours


Half Day Group Tours – Cruising Sydney Harbour – Sydney Heritage Fleet


Harman Ticketed tours – Now Available!

A great opportunity has arrived for individuals who would like to come on board out c1943 Motor Launch Harman, usually offered for group bookings only! A special coffee and lunch deal on offer available upon booking!

Dates & Tours:
Harbour North Side – Saturday 31 August
Seven Islands Cruise – Saturday 21 September

Arrival Time: 9.45am for a 10.00am START | Finish Time: 12.30pm
Meeting Point: Main entrance of the Australian National Maritime Museum
Price: $35 Adult | $30 SHF Member