per person


  • 3.5-hour cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Seafood and carvery set menu
  • Aussie dessert, coffee and tea
  • Fully licensed bar - packages available
  • Allocated indoor seated dining
  • See the 185th Australia Day Regatta
  • Electric atmosphere on Sydney Harbour

Australia Day Lunch Cruise

Experience Sydney Harbour as it comes to life and enjoy a delicious lunch, live entertainment and more!

Hop aboard our flagship, the MV Vagabond Spirit and join us as we celebrate our wonderful nation! Enjoy 3.5 hours on Sydney Harbour, accompanied by delicious food, live Aussie music and fantastic service as the harbour comes to life!

The harbour will be abuzz with with tall ships, yacht races as well as recreational and charter boats flying their flags and banners proudly. See the 185th Australia Day Reggata and join in the tradition, innovation and excitement that is Australia Day on our spectacular harbour. 

With a range of tickets for adults, children, concessions and families, Vagabond Cruises invites you to bring the whole clan along!

Cruise inclusions

Time 3.5

3.5-hour cruise on spectacular Sydney Harbour

Inclusion Dinner (1)

Seafood and carvery set menu

Yacht Race

See the 185th Australia Day Regatta


Fully licensed bar - bar packages available

Coffee Tea Chocolate

Aussie dessert, fresh percolated coffee & tea

Opera House

See all the sights from spacious outdoor decks

Inclusion Seat (1)

Allocated indoor seated dining

Majestic Tall Ships Race

See the tall ships and 100s of boats flying their banners and flags proudly

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Cruise Feature Details

Australia Day Lunch Menu

3-course set menu


> Platters served to your table | Accompanied with crusty dinner rolls and Greek salad with olives and feta 

  • Fresh cooked prawns with thousand island dressing (gf)
  • Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters, natural (gf)


> Alternate drop, served individually | Served with mashed potato and Mediterranean roast vegetables

  • Garlic and rosemary roast lamb with red wine gravy (gf)
  • Oven baked chicken breast stuffed with herb and garlic butter
  • Oven baked falafel bites available upon request (v) (gf) - 48 hours notice required


> Platters served to your table

  • Australian berry pavlova (v)
  • Seasonal fresh fruit (v)
  • Freshly filtered coffee and selection of tea available


GF | Gluten Free  V | Vegetarian

Sample menu - items subject to change without notice

Food allergy statement
Please be aware that our kitchens process foods containing eggs, dairy, gluten, seafood, nuts, sesame seeds and capsicum. Whist measures are taken to avoid cross contamination, we can not guarantee a total absence of these products from any of our dishes.  Vagabond Cruises does not accept liability for any adverse reactions due to allergy or intolerance from  food consumed on board.



Our bars accept both cash and card payments. Choose to pay as you go, run a tab or take advantage our bar packages below | PLEASE NOTE: All members of a group booking or groups travelling together must be on the same bar package.

Vagabond Package
Vagabond Package



per person

Executive Package
Executive Package



per person

Cadet Package
Cadet Package

A selection of soft drinks & juices


per person

RSA Notice: Vagabond Cruises operates under the laws and guidelines of Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA). In the interest of harm minimisation, our staff and management reserve the right to refuse entry onto a vessel or service of alcohol to any person who is under 18 years of age or not able to produce acceptable proof of age, who may appear to be intoxicated or deemed to be behaving in a disorderly or disruptive manner.

RSA practices and the right to refuse service also applies to pre-paid packages.

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Cruise Rates

From Dec the 27th 2021 or when early bird sells out!

Adult $120
Concession $110
Child (5-14 years) $90
Family (2 adult, 2 child) $400





Cruise date: Wednesday, 26th January 2022 
Departure location: Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay - Bookings essential


10:00AM - 1:30PM

Subject to availability



The information provided here is a guide and is subject to change without notice. Please refer to your boarding pass for accurate departure information. Please arrive 15 mins prior to cruise time for boarding.

As part of our commitment to providing a timely service, we cannot wait for late arrivals. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable for no-shows or late arrivals.

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