Tall Ship Harbour Cruise from Williamstown - Family

Williamstown, VIC
ENM006
For 4 people
60 minutes
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Highlights

  • Experience life on board a nineteenth century sailing ship
  • Stop by the the Williamstown Craft Market
  • Learn the history of the Enterprize ship and its historical uses

Explore the harbour of Williamstown on board this one hour tall ship cruise. Experience life on board a 19th Century merchant vessel and discover the fascinating history of how this replica ship was built. Learn the history of the first settlers in Melbourne.

What's Included?

  • 1 hour tall ship cruise
  • Chance to climb up the rigging
  • Learn how to steer the ship and help out the crew

On board you will learn the rich history of this vessel, from merchant vessel to carrying the first settlers of Melbourne. This cruise also coincides with the Williamstown Craft Market, a great place to stop before or after your cruise to pick up some unique goodies.

The Enterprize tall ship is an all-timber, carvel planked, two masted, topsail schooner. She is single decked, and made as close in replica to the original ship operating as a coastal trading vessel in the 1800's. She has been traditionally constructed using Australian and New Zealand grown timbers. This experience aims to provide you with the opportunity to experience life on board a nineteenth century sailing ship.

Session Length

  • Please arrive at the ship 15 minutes before the ship is due to depart
  • This experience departs on the weekend of the third Sunday of every month
  • Typical departure times are 11am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm

Guidelines

  • If you wish to climb the rigging, you must be min. 16 years old
  • Please be aware, the ship is traditionally rigged and will have plenty of tar present, choose clothing that can get dirty
  • Seating is available, however limited

Cancellation

There may be times when the provider has to cancel a sail. This is most likely due to dangerous weather conditions - either high seas or high winds. In these events, the cancellation is for the safety of the ship, the crew, and the passengers. If you have booked, you will be given the opportunity to reschedule.

Numbers on the Day

You will share this experience with other participants on board.

Weather

If the wind and/or rain is light to moderate, Enterprize will still sail. If it is heavy rain, the Master may cancel the sail and you will be notified by email and SMS.

Dress Code

Please bring a hat, sunscreen, flat shoes and a warm, windproof layer.

Other Info

You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or dinner, including a bottle of wine, but please be aware that the ship will move, so containers need to be sealable, and glassware should be plastic.

This experience departs from Williamstown ,VIC.