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Experience Sydney Harbour! Book a 2-Hour Guided Self Drive Boat Tour for 2 people! Rates as low as $199 AUD per boat! Rates: • 2 Hours (Highlight Tour): $199 AUD per boat (up to 2 people) Sydney Harbour Tour Highlights: • Drive below the Harbour Bridge and past Sydney Opera House • See the massive navy ships in Garden Island • Enjoy close views of upscale residential areas in Rose Bay and Point Piper • Get to know Shark Island and Clark Island Duration: 2 hours | 1 hour and 15 minutes on the water What You Can Expect: Get Ready. Get set. GO! You’re off and driving your zippy little red 2-seater speedboat on a tour of epic proportions! A tour that will take you up close to some of the best Sydney Harbour has to offer. Want to drive under the Harbour Bridge? No sooner said that done. Opera House? Of course! You’ll marvel at the soaring sails seen from your boat, as you follow your expert guide. And that’s just for starters. Explore Sydney Harbour has carefully selected an array of spectacular – and surprising – places for you to see as you drive yourself and your passenger on one of our superlative tours. And you’ll see them from a whole new perspective that simply cannot be matched by big sight-seeing vessels. Make lifetime memories on a tour with Explore Sydney Harbour! The Boats Our unique red boats are custom-built and can carry two people in each. Their very special design means you see Sydney Harbour from a completely different perspective compared to larger sightseeing vessels. And because we head out in groups of only six people, you have a very personal trip. Kayaking can be fun, but it’s not a patch on the fun of our speedboats, and nowhere near as fast! And while jetboats can have you round the harbour in a jiffy, even they don’t come close to our Sydney tours where YOU take the helm. Feel the wind in your hair. Feel the spray on your face. Breathe the salt-tang air. Experience the difference! Follow our knowledgeable and experienced guides for a very personal speedboat tour of Sydney Harbour. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Captain your own boat in Sydney Harbour. Explore the best spots in with us in a unique way.
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General Information • What to bring Casual clothes and shoes are a must. Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat or cap – preferably one that stays put. A bottle of water too as it can be thirsty work having fun! • We provide We provide you with a waterproof bag for all your valuables and a life vest. We also have ponchos available that will pretty much completely cover your clothes. However, we find that most people prefer their own clothing choices. You normally get some spray on your face and sometimes also on your upper body. Tour Information • Tour times There are no set times for all tours, because it depends on which tours are booked. As a guide, currently there are two tours per day. In summer, there are three tours per day – and if demand is high, there could be four. At the moment, the first tour starts at 10 am, but this could change to 9 am in summer. You will see the tour times when you book. • Are you old enough? To rent a boat, you must be at least 18. To drive a boat, you must be at least 16. Passengers must be at least 10 years of age. Because the water can be a bit bumpy at times, we do not allow any children under 10 to join our tours. • Our boats Our boats are built for two people. Note that the total passenger weight must not exceed 220 kg. The seats are roomy and comfortable. There’s even seat heating if you head out in some of our colder months! There are three boats available for each tour, which means you’re in a small, friendly group of six. The boats are certified for level flotation, which is the highest water safety standard. This means that they are basically unsinkable. So even if they are completely full of water, they will remain upright. • No licence required You do not need a licence of any kind to drive our boats. Before you start, our highly trained staff gives you a detailed briefing that covers how you operate the boat, and the rules that apply. The boat speed is limited to below 10 knots. If you’re not up with nautical terms, this is around 18.5 km per hour. It is an NSW boating regulation that applies to non-licenced boat drivers. If you have a licence, please bring it with you so you can have even more fun. • Your tour guide During the tour, you follow an experienced guide, so you won’t be left on your own to navigate. You can leave that compass at home! Your guide is able to answer your questions during the tour, and is right there if you need any assistance. • Photos Bring your camera or phone. Your guide takes photos during the tour and emails them to you after the trip – FOR FREE! Tour Policies • Weather permitting If weather, wind or water conditions are such that they could jeopardise the safe operation of our boats, we will cancel the tour, because your safety is our highest priority. • If we need to cancel If we need to cancel a tour due to unsafe weather or water conditions, you can re-book for another day that suits you. But if that’s not an option for you, we’ll issue you with a full refund. If your tour is booked for the morning, we’ll notify you until 6 pm on the previous day. If your tour is booked for the afternoon, we’ll let you know until 9 am on the same day. And if you can’t be reached on the phone number you provided when you booked, we’ll send you an email. • Cancellations All cancellations must be made at least 1 (one) week in advance. • Re-bookings Re-bookings must be made 48 hours in advance.