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Tickets for Sail on Duyfken at National Maritime Museum

Experience one of the rarest ships in the world on this remarkable sunset cruise

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Starting time: 14:00
Duration: 3h
Audio guide: English
Live guide: English
Max group size: 4
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

3-hour Cruise
Gourmet snack box
Selection of drinks (beer, wine, and soft drinks)

What's not included

Admission to National Maritime Museum
  • Set sail onboard the first European ship to reach Australia in 1606
  • Learn more about the Duyfken's unique history from the expert crew
  • Watch the crew replicate 17th-century sailing and enjoy a gourmet snack box and drinks

Sydney's National Maritime Museum is offering you a sunset cruise on Sydney Harbour aboard one of the rarest ships in the world, a replica of the 17th-century Dutch ship, the Duyfken.

Step onto the gangplank and go back in time to 1606 when the first European ship reached Australia. You'll set sail from Darling Harbour as the sun approaches the horizon and sail past Barangaroo, Circular Quay, the Opera House, Garden Island and other famous sites on Sydney Harbour.

Aboard the ship, the crew will replicate the style of 17th-century sailing while you relax and enjoy a gourmet snack box and drinks while the sea breeze blows across your face.

The expert crew will also provide you with short commentaries about Duyfken's unique history at various points on the cruise. Hear stories of its merchant trade expeditions for the Dutch East India Trading Company, as well as gaining insights into the tall ship's sailing technology.

  • The ship departs from the south wharf of the Maritime Museum
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the venue
Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray St, 2000, Sydney
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  • Rescheduling may be possible. Please contact customer service for further assistance.