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Navy in Sydney Harbour Cruise, West – 27 October 2022

Thu 27 Oct, 2022, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
Sydney, Australia
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This cruise provides an opportunity to learn more about a selection of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) activities and facilities in Sydney Harbour from 1788 to the present, especially during WW II.

The places you will see and learn about include; HMAS Waterhen, Cockatoo Island, Spectacle Island and Snapper Island.

The commentary on this cruise is supported by a complimentary booklet of photos to bring the story to life.

During the cruise you will also learn about some of the RAN customs and traditions.

The Cockatoo Island Dockyard built over 38 RAN ships and during WW II completed 31 major battle damage repairs to warships.

The Spectacle Island Armament Depot once held 1,000 tons of high explosive RAN ammunition and was central to resupply operations in Sydney. The Sea Cadet Company based on Snapper Island provided training for young boys and girls with many joining the RAN.

Tour Information

Departure Point: King Street Wharf at Darling Harbour.
Vessel: MV BENNELONG operated by Caprice Charter Cruises Pty Ltd.
Check-in Time: 09:30am
Boarding Time: 09:45am for 10:00am departure
End Time:            12:30pm – 1:00pm
Refreshments: Morning tea is included


Individuals: $75 per person.
Groups:         $70 per person.
Note: Minimum group size is 10 people. Use coupon code CRUISE5 at checkout to receive discounted group rate.

Ticket Cancellation/Refund Policy:

More than 30 days full refund of ticket.          30 -15 days – 75 % of ticket value.

14 – 7 days – 50% of ticket value.          Less than 7 days – no refund

Tour Co-ordinator Contact

Phone: NHSA Cruise Coordinator: – 0451 218 336 (Between the hours 0900 to 1500) 

E-mail: NHSA Cruise Coordinator: – tours@navyhistory.org.au

More Information and Bookings


Thu 27 Oct, 2022
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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King Street Wharf
Darling Harbour
Sydney, Australia


Naval Historical Society of Australia
02 93592243
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