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The Best of Sydney – Food, Wine, Festivals & Travel

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It’s an all-in-one palette Showboat dining experience with food, drinks, views and show.

There’s no doubt that Sydney offers an eclectic mix of experiences. But with so much to see and do, travelling around Sydney can be overwhelming. Whether you're a local looking to explore your city or a tourist seeking an unforgettable experience, this guide will take you on a journey of a lifetime, allowing you to savour the best of Sydney. So gear up, let’s explore the best of culinary delights and cultural experiences that Sydney has to offer.

Cruise, dine and sightsee

Looking for an exceptional dining experience? Relish a three-course seated & served dinner on the waters. Cruise aboard one of our best – Showboat Sydney Harbour dinner cruises. Enjoy a splendid waterfront dining experience with spectacular views of the iconic attractions. The Opera House and Harbour Bridge make excellent backdrops for your gram-worthy snaps. What’s more? Delight in a night filled with glitz, glamour and entertainment aboard the cruise. The sensational cabaret show, ‘The Voyage of Love’ takes you on a trip around the world with a cavalcade of song and dance sequences. There is a licensed bar on board to purchase your favourite drinks. For free-flowing drinks throughout the cruise, choose the all-inclusive dinner package of the Showboat.

Tour, pour and raise a toast

For all the outdoorsy and wine lovers out there, here’s the perfect thing for you – Hunter Valley wine tasting tours. Soak up all the mesmerising sights from the comfort of a tour vehicle. Enjoy an afternoon picnic with local wines, cheeses and chocolates. Take in the best views of the Hunter Valley at a scenic location. The wine tours include visits to 3-4 wineries where you get an insider's glimpse and an insight to the area’s history. Choose from any of the three– full day, half day or a private wine tour.

View Lights, Music & Ideas

Sydney Harbour is going to impress with lights, music & ideas as the Vivid Sydney Festival unfolds. The ‘Lighting of the Sails’ on the Opera House, the breathtaking projections on the Harbour Bridge and the light installations of Circular Quay are a splendid sight to behold. That’s when our Showboat Vivid Lights cruises take you away from the thronging crowds. This cruising vantage point gives you the perfect spectator experience of the colourful festival.

Showboat Vivid Sydney cruise packages are curated to suit your budget and departure conveniences. A dinner cruise includes a 3-course with a sensational cabaret show. Enjoy the best views of the Vivid Lights with access to a spacious balcony and a crowd-free experience at the private deck of the Art-Decko cruise. For all the budget conscious, there is the Early or Late Vivid cruise. Guests are permitted to bring their own food on board.

Getaway, chill & retreat

Want to get away from all that city buzz and de-stress? How about heading to a retreat with beach views from the decks and bedrooms? Killcare Beach is an ideal spot for some good family time and a sunbath. There are many beach retreats from where you can take an easy stroll to the beach spot. Dine at the cafes and restaurants of Hardy Bay. Take in the fluctuating ocean vistas, whales, storm fronts, sun and moon rise. It’s the perfect venue for a weekend getaway with your family and friends.

It's no surprise that Sydney has become a top destination for diners, wine lovers, and travellers alike. So, you're sure to be impressed by the sights, sounds, and flavours of this magnificent city. Be a part of many exceptional experiences like our very own Showboat Dinner & Vivid Sydney Harbour cruises.

Go ahead, eat, drink, celebrate, travel and relax!

Posted on April 06, 2023

by Sydney Showboats

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