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Australia Day 2012



Australia Day is one of the feature events on the Sydney Harbour calendar. Waltz with Matilda this Australia Day.....Enjoy front row seats to all the action including the Ferry Boat Race, Tall Ships Race and Awesome Forces display.


MV Sydney 2000
Australia Day Sydney
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race


Australia Day Lunch onboard Sydney 2000
Thursday 26th January 2012

Aussie Buffet Lunch with welcome Drink - Show Deck
  • Comfortable seating on main deck at shared party tables of 12.
  • Fabulous Aussie buffet featuring a great selection of seafood: Sydney Rock Oysters, Prawns & Smoked Salmon, plus a full range of non-seafood items.
  • Includes a welcome drink on arrival with purchase bar.

Prices:
Australia Day Buffet Lunch - Sydney 2000 Show Deck
Adult
$99
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$45


Aussie Buffet Lunch including Drinks - Club Deck
  • Great seating on our most spacious restaurant deck
  • Fabulous Aussie buffet featuring a great selection of seafood: Sydney Rock Oysters, Prawns & Smoked Salmon, plus a full range of non-seafood items.
  • Includes house selection of beer, wine, sparkling wine & soft drinks

Prices:
Australia Day Buffet Lunch - Sydney 2000 Club Deck
Adult
$120
Guaranteed Window Seat
$25pp
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$70


4 Course Premium Lunch including Drinks - Sky Deck
  • First class upper deck seating
  • 4 course premium plated menu
  • Includes premium selection of beer, wine, sparkling wine & soft drinks plus spirits

Prices:
Australia Day 4 Course Lunch - Sydney 2000 Sky Deck
Adult
$135
Guaranteed Window Seat
$25pp
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$80


Times:
All lunch cruises depart 10.15am, return 2.15pm from No.1 King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour.


Aussie Venture; Tafua
Australia Day "Aussie Buffet Lunch" including drinks - Adults $135.00 per person

Front row seats for the Australia Day festivities aboard Aussie Venture.
• Great viewing from outside deck
• Fabulous Aussie buffet feast, featuring a great selection of seafood: Sydney Rock oysters, prawns and smoked salmon, plus non-seafood items
• Includes house selection of wines, beers & softdrinks
• Casual unreserved seating


Prices:
Australia Day Aussie Buffet Lunch
Adult
$135
Times:
Cruise departs 10.00am, returns 2.30pm from Pier 26, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour. Please note events are a guide & subject to change.


Australia Day "Ferry Race Cruise" - Adults $49.00

The Ferrython is one of Australia’s best-loved spectator events. Cheer on the little green & yellow catamarans as they race up & down the harbour, battling it out for line honours from Fort Denison, around Shark Island & finishing under the Harbour Bridge.
• Beverages are available for purchase onboard
• Front row seats to the days events


Prices:
Australia Day Ferry Race Cruise
Adult
$49 (Normally $55)
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$25

Times:
Ferry Race Cruise departs 10.30am, returns 12.30pm from No.6 Jetty Circular Quay. Please note events are a guide & subject to change.


Australia Day Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Australia Day "Sails Cruise" - Special Adults $49.00

The Best Dressed Vessel Judges will be out on Sydney Harbour until 2pm so come along and see all the colour, plus some of the action of the Australia Day Regatta. At 2pm look to the sky for the spectacular flyovers of the FA/18. At 2.30pm the Red Berets from the Army Parachute Training School splas down into Farm Cove as they perform their parachute display.
• BYO Picnic lunch. Beverages are available for purchase (alcohol cannot be taken aboard).
• Front row seats to the days events


Prices:
Australia Day Sails Cruise
Adult
$49 (Normally $55)
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$25

Times:
Sails Cruise departs 12.45pm, returns 2.45pm from No.6 Jetty Circular Quay. Please note events are a guide & subject to change.



Shark Island
Australia Day "Shark Island Picnic"

A great place to celebrate Australia Day
Shark Island is one of the best vantage points on the harbour for any special event. Matilda & Captain Cook Cruises, in conjunction with NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, will operate a special service from Circular Quay to Shark Island. Bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy the day on this fabulous Harbour Island.


Prices:
Australia Day Shark Island Ferry
Adult
$45
Includes return ferry & National Parks landing fee.
Child ( 5-14yrs )
$25

Times:
Departs Commissioner Steps Circular Quay 9.00am, disembark Shark Island approx 9.30am
Departs Shark Island 3.15pm, disembark Circular Quay approx 3.45pm

Key Points:
• BYO Picnic Lunch (please note there are no BBQ facilities on the island)
• We encourage you to help preserve our environment by only bringing recyclable picnic containers and by leaving nothing on the island. Disposal facilities on the island are very limited. Please take away everything you bring.
• Places are strictly limited to meet the Island capacity. Maximum 400 passengers
• Book early to avoid disappointment.


What's On Sydney Harbour Australia Day (subject to change)
Body Science Great Aussie Swim 8.30am
Ferrython 11:00am
Best Dressed Vessel Competition 11am
Awesome Forces -Search & Rescue Display - Farm Cove 12.15pm
Awesome Forces -Search & Rescue Display - Athol Bay 12.45pm
176th Australia Day Regatta 1:15pm
Awesome Forces - RAAF F/A-18 Hornet 2.00pm
Awesome Forces - Red Berets splash down 2.30pm
Sydney Ports Jazz on the Water Concert 3pm-9pm
Tiger Moths 3.30pm


Bookings:

+61 2 8270 5188 pier26@matilda.com.au

Getting to your cruise



Australia Day Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Australia Day 2012

• Waltz with Matilda this Australia Day
• Seafood Buffet Lunch or 4 course plated menu lunch
• Join or Ferry Race Cruise or Autralia s Day Sails Cruise
• Shark Island Picnic
• Front row seats to all the days events
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If you have any questions for the team, you can email us at info@matilda.com.au or call us on
+61 2 8270 5188.
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