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Convicts, Castles And Champagne Tour

One of the three most captivating prisoner stories of the world – Alcatraz, the Tower of London, and Convict Sydney

Join us for a unique personally guided convict tour and harbour cruise with lunch.


Step ashore to walk in the footsteps of Australia's early convicts, on a personally guided tour of Goat Island which contains some of Australia's most important and intact convict-built buildings. Experience the historic surrounds, built with the help of convict labour. Visit the amazing early 1800s military gun powder magazine, the solders’ barracks complex and Sydney’s oldest Water Police Station.

See historic buildings and sites from our convict past and be engaged by tales of punishment, deaths and escape. All with a backdrop of the best views of Sydney Harbour.


Cruise to Goat Island past some of the wealthiest and most prestigious suburbs in Australia and take in the harbourside "castles". You will see the luxury residences of movie stars, the most expensive property in the country and also learn about the history of beautiful Kirribilli House and Admiralty House. Enjoy the Harbour views aboard a beautiful 1920's restored historic ferry.


Relax and enjoy a tasty lunch box with bubbly, juices and water in an idyllic setting overlooking Sydney Harbour. What better way to enjoy cruising around Sydney Harbour.

Tour Inclusions

  • Professional local tour guide to share fascinating stories and facts about Sydney now and then
  • Tasty lunch box with drinks (bubbly, juices and water)
  • Guided tour highlights
    • Fascinating convict buildings and stories on restricted access harbour island
    • Sydney icons viewed from the harbour including the Opera House and Harbour Bridge
    • Historic Sydney harbour and surrounds including first settlement sites
    • Fabulous "castles" of the rich and famous
  • Harbour cruise aboard our lovingly looked after restored 1920s Wangi Queen ferry.

Tour Details

Duration: 3 hours

Boarding: 15 minutes prior to tour start time

Tour time: 1pm to 4pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Involves some walking around small harbour island. Please call office for further information if your mobility is restricted.


Campbells Cove, The Rocks
Adjacent to the Park Hyatt hotel
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Standard Pricing

$129 now $99 adults
$49 kids (5 to 15yrs)
$356 now $247 Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children) (Special Offer)

Note: Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are available on board at regular bar prices (premium beers not included)

Price includes entry fee to Goat Island which helps the National Parks and Wildlife Service to assist continue vital preservation work on the island.

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Wangi Queen Ferry

Vessel : Traditional 1920’s Wangi Queen Ferry

Includes Lunch

Includes Lunch and All Bubbly. Enjoy a freshly prepared substantial lunch.

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Sit back and take in Sydney’s beautiful harbour vistas whilst sipping on delicious chilled champagne!

Please contact us 48 hours prior to your tour if you require a vegetarian or gluten free meal.

*Drinks such as standard beers, wines and soft drinks are available on board at regular bar prices.

On the Day

Please wear comfortable walking shoes for the Goat Island tour.  We advise you bring a jacket, hat and sunscreen. 

Tours are conducted in all weather. If it looks like rain, please bring wet weather gear.  Alternate indoor arrangements for lunch will be made on the island.