New South Wales Getaways

Captain Cook Cruise's special Boxing Day cruises

  • Written by Brooke Tolar



Catch all the action of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on board Captain Cook Cruise's special Boxing Day cruises on Monday 26th December 2016.

Secure prime seats to experience the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race as the 2016 fleet set sail out past Sydney Heads bound for Hobart.

There are two cruise options to choose from including two Boxing Day Race Picnic cruises and the Shark Island Picnic cruise.

Follow the race fleet to the entrance of Sydney Harbour, on-board premium sightseeing vessels, on the Boxing Day Race Picnic Cruises. The cruises include live commentary as well as a complimentary beer, wine or soft drink, plus tea or coffee. Passengers are encouraged to bring their own picnic lunch and beverages are available for purchase on board.

The Boxing Day Race Picnic Cruises depart from No 6 Jetty Circular Quay at 10.30am and 11.15am, returning at 2pm and are priced from $69 per person. 

Shark Island is one of the best harbour vantage points for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Boxing Day Yacht Race. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day on this fabulous Harbour Island from $49 per person. The cruise departs at 9.30am from No 6 Jetty Circular Quay and returns at 3.15pm.

For further information visit: www.captaincook.com.au

For further information and bookings, please contact Captain Cook Cruises on

T: +61-2-9206 1111

Website:  www.captaincook.com.au

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