THUNDER-JET

Departure Location: Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon – Jetty 1(between ferry wharf 2 & Opera House)

(02) 9566 1066
PO BOX 242, PYRMONT NSW 2009
+61 2 9566 1066

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Partner Cruise; Premium Whitehaven Vivid Cruise With Hot Canapes and Complimentary Drink

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  • Top Rated on Trip Advisor
  • Great Value

Sail through the heart of Sydney and capture the magic of Vivid as you take in all its mesmerising colours! Embark on a dazzling journey as you sip on a complimentary drink and enjoy a selection of hot canapes available for purchase. With large spacious decks and indoor and outdoor seating, this experience ensures a premium vivid cruise that you cherish for life.

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Adults

16YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $89

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Kids

5-15 YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $59

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Family

2 Adult + 2 Kids (Over 1.2m) Normally $280

Now $156

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Why choose this tour:

  • Escape the hustle and bustle, and cruise in luxury on our catamaran.

  • Receive a complimentary welcome wine, beer, soft drink, or sparkling water.

  • We offer indoor and outdoor seating with panoramic viewing.

  • Enjoy hot canapes style offerings available for purchase.

Tour Details

Price

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Retail Price:

Adult:  $ 89.00

Child:  $ 59.00    (over 1.2m & under 15 years)

Family: $ 280.00  (2 adults & 2 kids)

Please note this is a slow sightseeing cruise.

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Availability

Departures from Wednesday to Monday with variating times. Please refer to our live availability for precise departure times.

Wharf Departure

This experience departs from King Street Wharf 7 or 8, Darling Harbour, NSW 2000. The exact wharf numbers / departure locations can be found below:

Friday, 24th of May 2024:

  • 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm – King Street Wharf 8

Sunday, 26th of May 2024:

  • 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm: King Street Wharf 8

Thursday, 30th of May 2024 | Friday, 31st of May 2024 |Saturday 1st of June 2024

  • 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm: King Street Wharf 8

Sunday, 2nd of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Wednesday, 5th of June 2024: |

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Thursday, 6th of June 2024

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 8

Friday, 7th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Saturday, 8th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 8
  • 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm: King Street Wharf 8

Sunday, 9th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Monday, 10th of June 2024: | Wednesday 12th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Thursday, 13th of June 2024: | Friday, 14th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7

Saturday, 15th of June 2024:

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: King Street Wharf 7
  • 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm: King Street Wharf 7
Things to Bring
  • Sweaters or jumpers
  • Warm / thick clothing as it tends to get cold at that time of year.
  • Cash / Credit card
Included
  • 90-Minute slow cruise around the harbour
  • Panoramic views
  • Complimentary drink on arrival
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Spacious decks
  • Licensed bar onboard
  • Drinks, hot canapes, and snacks available for purchase onboard
Weather

The weather generally does not affect this tour as the catamaran has indoor and outdoor seating. We are set to depart in all weather conditions and only cancel under extreme conditions. In such case, our team will attempt to reschedule the cruise at no extra cost or offer a credit voucher.

Cancellation Policy
  • As this is a special event cruise, bookings are final – non-refundable and not transferrable.
  • No changes are permitted once this booking has been confirmed.
Important Information
  • You must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time. Allow for extra travel as there may be congestion due to the festival. Late or no-show passengers will not be refunded.
  • Cruise times include boarding and disembarkment.
  • No prams allowed onboard.
  • This vessel is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Participants must be 18 years and over to consume alcohol; photo ID may be required.
  • Please note that no special dietary requirements can be catered for on this cruise.

 

Step aboard our 55ft luxurious catamaran and embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of Sydney during the dazzling festival of lights. Be mesmerised by the kaleidoscope of colours brought by Vivid Sydney as you set sail through the harbour.  As you cruise, indulge in complimentary drinks and a selection of hot canapés, adding to the magic of the evening.

Experience panoramic views as you roam around our spacious decks and watch how the city transforms into a canvas of vibrant light displays. This experience, capped at 70 passengers for maximum enjoyment, is perfect for locals and visitors alike. Escape the crowds and immerse yourself in a lively celebration with family and friends and create unforgettable memories.

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Read What our Guests Love

ABOUT THUNDER JET!
By Absolute Blast
Great way to see the harbor in a fun and exciting ride, even for locals it is quite memorable. Highly recommend everyone to go try it out, driver was fantastic and crew on wharf were just as fantastic. Do bring a change of clothes though as you are guaranteed to get wet!
By Kattia P
This jet boat ride was so much fun, loved the speed and music on board. Definitely got the adrenaline pumping. Staff were very friendly. As others have mentioned, be prepared with a change of clothes. We got drenched! An unforgettable experience.
By MunawarHM
Hilarious Ride on Thunder Jet Boat at Sydney Harbour. Staff was helpful specially the manager. The Boat operator Darren was operating boat and he was great and skilled. He did excellent job and made the trip memorable for us. Highly recommendable.
By Passport508044
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
By juliedunn5
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
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