As Sydney Harbour’s premier cruise operator the health and safety of our guests and crew is our highest priority. As such we have implemented rigorous infection control procedures to ensure the safety, health and hygiene of everyone onboard.
STAFF POLICY & TRAINING
All team members will undertake infection control training on commencement of employment.
Staff will be required to undertake mandatory temperature checks at the start of each shift.
Upon arrival for your cruise proceed directly to your designated wharf and boarding point.
Gangways and pontoons will be marked to indicate 1.5m distancing between groups.
Crew will conduct temperature checks for all guests at the boarding gangway.
Before being seated the digital boarding pass will need to be presented to the Cruise Director.
We encourage patrons to download the COVIDSAFE app.
We will comply with NSW regulations for safe distancing of patrons with reduced vessel capacities.
Menus are included on your digital boarding pass to assist with contactless ordering.
All table settings will be polished and handled by staff wearing disposable gloves.
Hand sanitiser will be available at boarding points as well as multiple locations onboard the vessel.
Sanitising wipes will be available on request.
Enhanced cleaning of the vessels will be carried out at regular intervals with a focus on high contact areas including bathrooms, bar tops and handrails etc.
All patrons are encouraged to use contactless payment for all onboard payments.
Australian Cruise Group
COVID-19 BOOKING POLICY
25 March - 23 September 2020 (whilst NSW or Federal restrictions apply)
Applies to all new bookings made between 25 March – 23 September 2020 with cruise dates in the future commencing 1 October 2020
RISK FREE BOOKING | ZERO CANCELLATION FEE
If you make a booking with us and we are unable to perform the cruise due to either a federal or NSW Government restriction related to COVID-19, we will offer you a 100% refund.
Any new reservation made directly with Australian Cruise Group during COVID-19 period between 25 March – 23 September for cruise dates from 1 October onwards can be changed or cancelled at no charge, up to 72hrs prior to departure time (excludes New Year’s Eve cruises).
ZERO DEPOSIT bookings are available for all group bookings and Charter cruises during the COVID-19 period.
Romantic First Date Ideas in Sydney (Must Visit Places)
Seeking date night ideas? Confused on where to take a girl on a first date in Sydney? You are spoiled with options for places to go on a first date especially in Sydney city! To make things easier, we have collated a list of popular first date locations, combining the best first date bars and restaurants in Sydney, and also some unique date night ideas as well.
First dates tend to be awkward, with a lot of pauses and silence as you are meeting for the first time. But we have addressed that, and most of our choices have fun ice-breaking inclusions, to break the tension and let the two of you start talking freely.
Sydney Date Night Cruise
The perks of being a Sydneysider is the magnificent Sydney Harbour. A romantic dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour, as your first date will give the perfect start to your relationship. Go for the best romantic dinner cruise in Sydney, which in no doubt is the Sydney Showboat Date Night cruise! A romantic cruise on an authentic paddlewheeler vessel, 3-course dinner & drinks and guaranteed window seating ensures a splendid time and a memorable date night. The icing on the cake though is the 1-hour live cabaret show ‘Voyage of Love’, a visual treat that takes you on a journey of love! Combining music, dance and theatre, go on a romantic journey across nine iconic cities! We don’t want to spoil the plot, so book your seats and experience this wonderful date night cruise!
Mini Golf or Bowling
Who doesn’t love a round of mini golf! A perfect romantic first date idea, ease the tensions with a few rounds of golf. See if your date has a competitive streak and a win-at-all cost attitude too. If knocking a ball around doesn’t catch your fancy, bowling is another interesting option. These game centres have decent eateries as well, serving good cocktails and pub grub. Others will also have the same idea as you, so better move and book your slots in advance!
Stand-up Comedy Show
A night of laughter is a welcome thought, even if it’s a first date outing. There are many cafes or pubs that play venues to stand-up comedians, who are sure to bring tears of laughter to your eyes with their rib-tickling routines. Order a delectable feast of pub grub & drinks and enjoy the show. You will also get lots of time pre and post the show, to talk and get to know each other better.
Seeking a more cultural experience? Head to the Art Gallery of NSW. Wednesday nights are Art After Hours, with expert talks, guided tours, dance performances and live music. Entry is free, but the experiences are priceless for those who enjoy such activities. You also get to enjoy the exhibits with fewer distractions and among like-minded individuals.
Try out something different with an Escape Room challenge! A good bonding experience, you are given a set time limit to deduct the secret plot hidden within clues in the room or scenario you are put in. There are clues & hints spread about. A good strategy is required between the two of you to successfully finish the puzzle in the Escape Room. There is no better way of knowing whether the two of you are a match and a good fit, making it a perfect first date activity!