per person


  • 3-hour lunch cruise
  • Live music
  • Seafood & carvery lunch
  • Dessert, coffee & tea
  • Licensed bar & great value bar packages
  • Prizes and giveaways
  • Discounts for large group bookings

Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Experience Sydney Harbour by day with a delicious seafood & carvery lunch, live music and the most spectacular harbour views in the world! 

There's no better way to take in the stunning sights of Sydney Harbour than on board our 3-hour lunch cruise with great food, outstanding service and live music!

Enjoy delicious seafood and carvery, freshly prepared by your onboard chef and served to your table, followed by a selection of delicious cakes and seasonal fruit. Enjoy a refreshing drink from our licensed bar and let time pass you by as you embrace the spectacular harbour vistas.

Our lunch cruise has operated on Sydney Harbour for over 30 years and has been a favourite amongst locals and tourists alike, warm hospitality, exquisite entertainment and unforgettable views. The perfect way to spend an afternoon with friends and family, entertain overseas guests or celebrate a special occasion.


Cruise inclusions

Time 3

3 hour cruise on spectacular Sydney Harbour

Indoor Seat With Table

Allocated indoor seated dining

Inclusion Dinner (1)

3-course seafood & carvery lunch

Inclusion Dessert (1)

Dessert, coffee & tea


Fully licensed bar - bar packages available

Jazz Band

Live, easy listening cover band

Opera House

Enjoy the sights from spacious outdoor decks


Enter and win lucky door prize and giveaways


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Cruise Feature Details

Lunch Menu


Fresh seafood selection

  • Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters served natural (gf)
  • Fresh tiger king prawns with thousand island dressing (gf)
  • Tasmanian smoked salmon rosettes, capers and fresh dill (gf)

Hot selection

  • Slow cooked pulled beef brisket with gravy and assorted mustards (gf)
  • Moroccan spiced chicken pieces with mint yoghurt (gf)
  • Oven roasted baby potatoes with olive oil and rock salt (v) (gf)
  • Medley of Mediterranean roast vegetables (gf) (v)
  • Freshly tossed penne pasta with creamy mushroom sauce and grated parmesan (v)

Fresh selection

  • Mixed bean and charred corn salad with avocado, fresh lime and coriander (v) (gf)
  • Marinated roast vegetable macaroni salad with basil pesto (v)
  • Finely sliced classic coleslaw (v)
  • Wild mixed leaf salad with balsamic vinaigrette (v) (gf)
  • Crusty dinner rolls (v)


  • Assortment of delicious cakes (v)
  • Selection of seasonal fresh fruit (gf) (v)
  • Coffee and tea


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.

Vagabond Package
Vagabond Package



per person

Executive Package
Executive Package



per person

Cadet Package
Cadet Package

A selection of soft drinks & juices


per person

All members of a group booking or groups travelling together must be on the same bar package

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. 

( Ticket Price items are added/removed from "Date Range Pricing" tab.)

ticket price guide

Peak Season 2023

Nov - Dec

Adult $95
Concession $85
Child (5-14 years) $75
Family (2 adult, 2 child) $320
Infant (Aged 5 and under) $0

Low Season 2024

Jan - Oct

Adult $85
Concession $75
Child (5-14 years) $65
Family (2 adult, 2 child) $280




Departs King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour on Saturdays and selected Sundays - Bookings essential

- 25 NOV (VAGABOND PRINCESS ONLY): 12:45PM-3:45PM @ Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay (boarding 12:30pm) | Vagabond Spirit will still depart from King Street Wharf at the regular time. If you are unsure which vessel you are on, please refer to your boarding pass or contact our office on 02 9660 0388.


12:30PM - 3:30PM

Subject to availability

12:30PM - 3:30PM

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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