per person


  • 3-hour cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Live music
  • Seafood & carvery buffet
  • 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 buffet, live music and the most spectacular harbour views in the world! 

Looking for an unforgettable way to spend the afternoon? Join us on our three-hour lunch cruise and experience the stunning sights of Sydney Harbour.

Enjoy good food, great service, and live music while taking in the breathtaking views. Savour fresh seafood and delicious hot carveries at the buffet with an array of sides and salads prepared by your onboard chef followed by a selection of cakes, fresh seasonal fruit, coffee and tea. Grab a refreshing drink at the bar and sway to the sounds of live jazz and classic pop covers.  

A Sydney Harbour favourite for over 35 years for locals and visitors alike. Perfect for special celebrations, gatherings with friends and loved ones or just a relaxing day out.

Cruise inclusions

Time 3

3-hour cruise on 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.



Bar packages are optional, drinks can be purchased at the bar by cash or card | PLEASE NOTE: All members of a group booking OR of groups attending together must be on the same bar package Full package inclusions available on "BOOK NOW" page

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

Low Season 2024

Jan - Oct

Adult $85
Concession $75
Child (5-14 years) $65
Family (2 adult, 2 child) $280
Infant (Aged 5 and under) $0

Peak Season 2024

Nov - Dec

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




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


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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