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James Craig Tall Ship

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Address: Wharf 7 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Sydney’s Tall Ship Sailing Adventure on James Craig
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Best New Year's Eve EVER!!!

James Craig Tall Ship was fabulous! Great service, food was good, band was great! Before we boarded and we were standing on line, there seem to be so many people, I thought the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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London, Canada
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not a lot to see and you need to be really short to get below decks. Visited while sight seeing in Sydney along with Maritime Museum ships and submarines.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

James Craig Tall Ship was fabulous! Great service, food was good, band was great! Before we boarded and we were standing on line, there seem to be so many people, I thought the boat would be so crowded. That was not the case at all. Plenty of room, we were all dancing! Had spectacular view of the fireworks. Best night... More 

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Leisa D, Event Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Hi ike2012016, James Craig is suprisingly spacious isn't she, even enough room for a conga line! Thanks for taking the time to review us and we're so glad you had an enjoyable time on board. We hope to see you again sometime in the future! Cheers More 

Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The James Craig is a spectacular ship and it is an great experience to go out through Sydney Harbour on her. The crew are all volunteers and are deliver great service and information. Once on board you can pay extra to climb the mast. I did this and loved it. The climb is supported all the way the crew and... More 

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Leisa D, Event Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Hi David S, Thanks for taking the time to write us such a great review! It is certainly a very unique experience and one that we love to share with all of those who choose to come aboard! One thing we definitely recommend is taking some sea sick tablets before boarding, as you say, once you're sick it's too late... More 

bishop monkton
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had an absolutely amazing New Year's Eve on board the James Craig Tall Ship. We booked early in 2016 and arrived in Sydney on 29th. The food and drink (free bar) were really high quality and the live band were fantastic. The mood on board couldn't have been better. There is plenty of room to move around so you... More 

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Peter M, Volunteer at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic supportive review. It is good to know that the efforts of our team to provide a memorable New Year’s Eve are appreciated. Your photographs also showed how much you and others enjoyed the whole experience. We hope to see you again on the high seas for more adventures. More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Brilliant day on Australia Day. Wonderful old ship, all ropes and huge sails! There was even a "battle" on the high seas with cannons fired. Very special sailing under the Harbour bridge. The volunteer crew were amazing and the lunch yummy.

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Peter M, Volunteer at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your Australia Day experience on the James Craig and thank you for your comments. Our volunteer crews try hard to ensure everyone has a good time so your kind comments are much appreciated. We hope to see you again sometime soon. More 

Campbelltown
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

On Sydney Harbour on Australia day sailing on the James Craig. A Very big Thank You to all the Crew who made this Day so special. Our 2nd time on the James Craig and I hope there will be more. Great Day.

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Vantha S, Membership Communications and Database Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Hello Margaret W, Thank you for the review and for such a special day, we're pleased you came back again on our beautiful James Craig! The crew definitely go above and beyond their duties as always! Have a great day! Cheers More 

Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Absolutely awesome first Australia Day as a new Aussie with my friend Maggie (Scossie) who was visiting from Scotland. I travelled from SA to meet her. The friendly crew helped to make the cruise really wonderful. Very knowledgeable volunteers and the catering was perfect for the time we were aboard. Iconic landmarks around us and a beautiful tall ship to... More 

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Vantha S, Membership Communications and Database Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

G'day JAB134 Thank you for sharing your experience and for bringing your friend along! There are indeed so much going on behind the scenes (restoration, maintenance, crewing, training) and it's all thanks to our very knowledgeable volunteers! We hope we will see you again on our heritage vessels! Happy sailing, Cheers More 

Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

On the James Craig for a morning sail from Pyrmont Bay, ending at Circular Quay. Lovely vessel, with a volunteer crew who were happy to share stories and information about its history and operation. Morning tea and sandwich lunch were simple but tasty, and it was great to see how much work and commitment goes into to keeping the James... More 

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Vantha S, Membership Communications and Database Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Hello killalla Thanks for your review! Indeed, there are so much going on behind the scenes! That's why we are the museum that goes to sea! Looking forward to having you again on board our heritage vessels! Cheers More 

Bishops Stortford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I want to say a big THANK YOU to James Craig and his team for making mine and my husbands New Years Eve so amazing! The entire evening was faultless. The service was fantastic. Delish food with non stop flowing alcohol whilst dancing on board to a great and watching the New Years Eve fireworks was amazing. We couldnt have... More 

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Vantha S, Membership Communications and Database Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Dear AJM1619 Thank you for your review and your offer to spread the world out! It is getting harder each year to beat "faultless" - eheh, I suppose we only have to do this once a year so yes, it is definitely our top first priority item (or last) of the year and we love it, so thank you and... More 

Darwin, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

As a Sydney sider or a visitor James Craig will satisfy both your desire for adventure and value for money. This is an engaging day out with guest participation including climbing the rigging and learning to tie ropes which is not as easy as we thought. You receive a great lunch plus morning and afternoon tea. The route down Sydney... More 

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Vantha S, Membership Communications and Database Coordinator at James Craig Tall Ship, responded to this review

Hello tuscboyd Thanks for the review! Indeed, it is definitely a great feeling to indulge your senses when you are on board James Craig and she sails past Sydney's Heads and leaves the Harbour. We would love you to get your sea legs by crewing with us :) Until next time! Cheers More 

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