This perfectly timed cruise is designed specifically for families and friends. The 9PM fireworks allow the young ones, who might nod off a little earlier, the chance to see the majestic new year’s eve display.
Duration (Approximately 2.5 hours):
- Departing from: 12:00pm (King Street, Wharf #9)
- Return: Approximately 2:30pm
- 28 passenger or 16 passenger Water Taxi
- Professional staff
- Epic photo opportunities
- Follow the race as we chase the competitors through Sydney Harbour towards the Heads!
- BYO food and drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). Please note no large cool boxes permitted on-board.
Experience the famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race with Yellow Water Taxis.
On Boxing Day (26th December 2019), a fleet of over 90 yachts will jostle into position on Sydney Harbour for the start of the race. Famous both locally and internationally, the Sydney to Hobart is considered by many to be the toughest short ocean race in the world.
Join us as we get amongst the action in the build-up, and chase the race towards the heads! Marvel at these magnificent vessels as they disappear into the ocean and make their way to Hobart.
Starting from just A$59, this is one day on Sydney Harbour you don’t want to miss!
BYO is allowed on our vessels, however rapid or excessive consumption of alcohol is not permitted – Eskies/Iceboxes cannot be accommodated. Our premium vessel Explorer has an on-board cool box available to guests however, please note space is limited.
Vessels with bathrooms facilities: Explorer and Wallaru.
Explorer is our premium 28-seater vessel and is the only multi-level vessel in our fleet. Explorer boasts two levels, an upper open-roof seating area and a lower covered seating area, for the best views of the racing action!* This vessel includes on-board toilets, a cool box to store drinks on the day (please note space is limited) as well as front and back viewing platforms.
*Please note top level allows a maximum of 6 passengers at one time.
Wallaru is our 16-seater Water Limo. With roll-up clears along both sides of the vessel, you can sit back, relax and enjoy front row views of the race.
Wallaru is equipped with on-board toilet facilities for your convenience.
Walamai is our 28-seater Water Limo. With plenty of leg room, roll-up clears along the side of the vessel and a front viewing platform, travel in comfort without missing any of the action.
Walamai has no on-board toilet facilities.
Yellow Water Taxi
Jump on-board one of our iconic Yellow Water Taxis! This is our classic 16-seater vessel, with comfortable cushion seating and roll-up clears along the sides of the vessel this boat is perfect for the adventurous type!
Our Yellow Water Taxis have no on-board toilet facilities.