Explore Sydney Harbour


Do you like adventure? If you are tired of joining the usual tourist crowd then you should book this intense and very personal way to enjoy the full breadth of Sydney Harbour in your own boat. Book your unique self-driving experience and enjoy the most beautiful harbour in the world from a completely different perspective.

With Explore Sydney Harbour you will discover the major highlights within 2 hours. Drive below the Harbour Bridge, next to Sydney Opera House and glimpse up-scale residential properties from their backyard. No license or boating experience is required, just follow our knowledgeable and experienced guide.

Explore Sydney Harbour offers unique self-drive boat tours to all the major highlights in Sydney Harbour.

Our custom-built boats can accommodate two people each and due to their special design will offer you a completely different viewpoint on the water compared to large sightseeing vessels. This will enable you to get a much more intense boating experience. Our group sizes are limited to 6 people only to allow for a very intimate trip. Your guide will lead you to the best spots and assist you on the water.

Before the start of the tour each guest will participate in a boat safety and operations briefing. Once training is completed you will be able to operate your own boat as you follow our guide through Sydney Harbour for the 2-hour adventure.

Map & Directions

Rose Bay Wharf, Dover Heights, Australia 2030


Tours start at the Rose Bay boat ramp, which is right next to the Rose Bay ferry wharf.

Public Transport:
- F7 Eastern Suburbs Ferry from Circular Quay to Rose Bay
- Buses 323, 324 or 325 from CBD

By car:
- There is free parking available in Lyne Park next to the boat ramp or in the adjacent streets.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations need to be done 7 days before tour start. In case a tour needs to be cancelled due to unsuitable weather conditions an alternative date or refund will be provided.

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