Americas Cup Yacht Sailing on Sydney Harbour - 2.5 Hours

Sydney, NSW

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  • Sail on a traditional 24 metre America's Cup Yacht
  • Relax and enjoy the sights or join the crew to help
  • Views of Sydney Harbour and its icons and foreshore

Get out and about and join the sailing adventures on Sydney Harbour. Onboard a traditional America's Cup yacht, this majestic 24 metre sailing vessel has capacity for up to 30 guests. Either kick back and relax, or join the crew by manning the grinders, assisting to tack, or take the helm, skipper!

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 2.5 hour sailing experience
  • Safety briefing
  • Wet weather gear if required
  • Sunscreen

This experience is a must for both sailing enthusiasts and novices alike, and perfect for anyone looking for a fun and adventurous way to explore Sydney Harbour.

Meet at Darling Harbour Wharf 9 and watch one of these majestic yachts motor into the dock. You will then be welcomed aboard and a safety briefing will be presented by the professional sailing crew. Before long, the sails are hoisted and it's time to set sail and enjoy the sights of the Sydney Harbour foreshore.

Sail under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, glide past the famous Sydney Opera House and watch the city skyline fade in the distance as you power your way around magnificent Sydney Harbour. If winds prevail, you may reach Manly and return, sailing past some of the most famous landmarks in the world! Guided by professional crew, you are welcome to participate in the sailing as much or as little as you wish and best of all, no prior experience is necessary! Anyone can do it!

There will be plenty of photo opportunities so feel free to bring along your camera. After all, this may be the closest you'll ever get to racing in the America's Cup!

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience is 2.5 hours (1.00pm - 3.30pm) duration, available all year round, except Wednesdays
  • Tour is subject to availability
  • Tour will only go ahead if minimum passenger numbers are met
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure at King Street Wharf.

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum of 30 guests on board.


In the case of rain, sailing will go ahead and spray jackets will be provided onboard.

Dress Code

Sailing is an outdoor sport so please be prepared for all weather conditions. Casual and comfortable clothing including soft-soled shoes are ideal. A hat and sunglasses is suggested for sun protection. It's also a good idea to bring a jumper or jacket. And don't forget your camera!

Other Info

You'll be required to complete a waiver prior to participating in the experience. Sunscreen is available free of charge onboard the yachts.

... and Importantly


You must be able to show mobility to board the vessel. This experience is not recommended for pregnant women.


  • Adult: 18 years old+
  • Child: 10 to 17 years old, must be accompanied by an adult (ratio : 1 adult per 2 children)
  • No prior sailing experience needed
  • Must be able to move freely and board the yacht with minimal assistance
  • Every passenger is required to complete a Risk Acknowledgement form
  • This is an adventure activity and not recommended for pregnant women and people with medical conditions, pleases consult skipper prior to departure


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy:

  • Bookings can be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to departure time and will attract a $40.00pp fee
  • Within 48 hours of the experience date, no shows and late arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book
  • In the unlikely event a trip is cancelled due to extreme weather or other circumstances an exchange will be given if an alternative date cannot be arranged