As Sydney Harbour’s premier cruise operator the health and safety of our guests and crew is our highest priority. As such we have implemented rigorous infection control procedures to ensure the safety, health and hygiene of everyone onboard.
STAFF POLICY & TRAINING
All team members will undertake infection control training on commencement of employment.
Staff will be required to undertake mandatory temperature checks at the start of each shift.
Upon arrival for your cruise proceed directly to your designated wharf and boarding point.
Gangways and pontoons will be marked to indicate 1.5m distancing between groups.
Crew will conduct temperature checks for all guests at the boarding gangway.
Before being seated the digital boarding pass will need to be presented to the Cruise Director.
We encourage patrons to download the COVIDSAFE app.
We will comply with NSW regulations for safe distancing of patrons with reduced vessel capacities.
Menus are included on your digital boarding pass to assist with contactless ordering.
All table settings will be polished and handled by staff wearing disposable gloves.
Hand sanitiser will be available at boarding points as well as multiple locations onboard the vessel.
Sanitising wipes will be available on request.
Enhanced cleaning of the vessels will be carried out at regular intervals with a focus on high contact areas including bathrooms, bar tops and handrails etc.
All patrons are encouraged to use contactless payment for all onboard payments.
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COVID-19 BOOKING POLICY
25 March - 23 September 2020 (whilst NSW or Federal restrictions apply)
Applies to all new bookings made between 25 March – 23 September 2020 with cruise dates in the future commencing 1 October 2020
RISK FREE BOOKING | ZERO CANCELLATION FEE
If you make a booking with us and we are unable to perform the cruise due to either a federal or NSW Government restriction related to COVID-19, we will offer you a 100% refund.
Any new reservation made directly with Australian Cruise Group during COVID-19 period between 25 March – 23 September for cruise dates from 1 October onwards can be changed or cancelled at no charge, up to 72hrs prior to departure time (excludes New Year’s Eve cruises).
ZERO DEPOSIT bookings are available for all group bookings and Charter cruises during the COVID-19 period.
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Which One Would You Prefer- Australia Day Lunch Or Dinner Cruise On Sydney Harbour?
Australia Day 2020- celebrate Australia’s biggest annual festival in Sydney! Every part of Australia spends the National Day in their own unique way- Sydney plays host to a number of community events.
An extremely popular way to celebrate Australia Day among locals and tourists alike is on board a cruise along Sydney Harbour. Cruises are a crowd-favourite way to spend the National Day as most of the Australia Day activities are centred around the harbour- the Sydney Harbour is in the limelight! So, the only question that now remains is whether you should opt for an Australia Day lunch or dinner cruise to marvel at the Sydney Harbour festivities- and this article will help you pick!
Australia Day lunch cruises on Sydney Harbour
Specially tailored so that the guests get to take in the spectacular Australia Day harbour events, lunch cruises along Sydney Harbour are a delightful way to make the most of your National Day celebrations. The world’s most beautiful harbour is your playground and the races are set for Australia Day. Where better to take in the Australia Day action from then
The harbour festivities begin with the Ferrython that begins at 10.45 am where you get to see the decked up and decorated green and gold ferries racing to win- all the way from Shark Island till they cross the finish line, ferrying past the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Then, a little after 11, the 21-gun military salute to the armed forces ensues. Choirs sing the National Anthem as the Royal Australian Air Force fast jets soar in the skies overhead. The Tall Ships Race begins at 1 pm where they battle it out for earning the coveted Tall Ships trophy! The harbour-side festivities end with the epic annual sailing regatta that has been running continuously since 1837. The Australia Day sailing regatta features 700 odd vessels ranging from enormous ocean-racing yachts to radio-controlled model yachts!
If you’re someone who would rather spend the first half of the day at home watching the televised broadcast of the Australia Day morning activities, this Australia Day dinner cruise along Sydney Harbour is the most relaxing way to end the evening with views of the spectacular fireworks display! It is quite hectic and crowded on the morning of Australia Day, but things are a lot more easygoing after the regatta ends. Sydney shines in its night-time glory and you get to witness the world-famous Australia Day fireworks from this luxury glass boat Australia Day dinner cruise along the picturesque Sydney Harbour!