1. Steam Tug "Waratah" Passenger Boat Charter in Sydney, Australia
  2. Steam Tug "Waratah" Passenger Boat Charter in Sydney, Australia
  3. Steam Tug "Waratah" Passenger Boat Charter in Sydney, Australia

Steam Tug "Waratah" Passenger Boat Charter in Sydney, Australia

Waratah 1902 Steam Tug Sydney Heritage Fleet’s 1902 Steam Tug Waratah allows you to forget the noise of jet propulsion and encourages you to relax as you enjoy the surroundings of wonderful Sydney Harbour. The gentle phut phut of the steam engine does not interrupt your conversation as you journey around the Sydney Harbour and Lane Cove River. A trip on Waratah allows you to experience the power of steam; you can watch the engine turning and talk to the engineers who are happy to explain the principles of the James Watt invention to you. There are many opportunities for you to travel on board one of the oldest working steam tugs in the world. As the planes fly overhead your can quietly reflect on the progress made in transportation from the time of the first steam engine in 1775 to the present day. 1902 steam tug Waratah is available for charter Friday – Sunday inclusive, for any 4-hour period between the hours of 10am and 10pm. The maximum number of passengers allowed is 49. Please note any catering staff must be included in this number. Cost: 4-hour charter November – February (peak season) - $2,450.00 March – October (off peak season) - $2,050.00. Contact us for more information.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
49 guests
Luxury, Events & Large groups
Passenger Boat


A community-based non-profit organisation, the Fleet's mission is: To build and maintain an internationally recognised centre of excellence in maritime heritage for the benefit of all Australians by presenting through research, acquisition, conservation, restoration, educa

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Cuddy Cabin
  • Inboard Engine
  • Dinghy
  • Dual Comm-forward seating
  • Twin Engine
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

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