MV Spirit Boxing Day

This Boxing Day, join us aboard MV Spirit and experience the excitement that is the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race with great food, fantastic service and electric atmosphere on spectacular Sydney Harbour.

Get up close to all the action whilst you dig into a delicious seafood and carvery lunch served to your table and enjoy live harbour commentary from your captain. Indulge in a selection of tempting desserts, coffee and tea and enter to win one of our lucky door prizes. Grab a cold drink at the bar and take advantage of our outdoor viewing decks as the yachts race for first place out of Sydney Heads and commence their 628 nautical mile journey to Hobart. 

Over the past 75 years, the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race has become an icon of Australia's summer sport, watched by millions all over the world and attracting people in the thousands to Sydney Harbour and its forshores on Boxing Day every year. With a range of tickets for adults, children, concessions and families, Vagabond Cruises invites you and the whole clan along to share in the tradition, innovation and excitement that is Boxing Day on spectacular Sydney Harbour.


• 3 Hour Cruise on spectacular Sydney Harbour
• Seafood and carvery buffet lunch
• Dessert, Coffee and Tea
• Fully licensed bar - bar packages available
• See the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race
• Enjoy the sights & live harbour commentary
• Allocated indoor seated dining

As part of our commitment to providing a timely service, we cannot wait for late arrivals. Tickets are non refundable and non-transferable for no-shows or late arrivals.

Thu, 26th Dec 2024
  • Wharf City
    Boarding 11:15 AM
    Departure 11:30 AM
    Return time 2:30 PM
Ticket Pricing
  • Adult From $120.00
  • Teenager From $110.00
  • Child From $95.00
  • Concession From $110.00
  • Family From $410.00
  • Soft drinks & Juice Package - $14/pp
  • House Beverage Package - $35/pp
  • Premium Beverage Package - $45/pp



Fresh seafood selection

  • Fresh tiger king prawns with thousand island dressing (gf)
  • Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters served natural (gf)

Hot selection

  • Slow cooked pulled beef brisket with gravy and assorted mustards (gf)
  • Moroccan spiced chiclem with yoghurt and mint sauce (gf)
  • Oven roasted baby potatoes with olive oil and rock salt (v) (gf)
  • Medley of Mediterranean roast vegetables (v) (gf)

Fresh selection

  • Macaroni pesto salad with marinated roast vegetables and parmesan (v)
  • Baby beetroot and spinach salad with feta, walnuts and balsamic vinaigrette (v) (gf)
  • Finely sliced classic coleslaw (v)
  • Wild mixed leaf salad with balsamic vinaigrette (v) (gf)
  • Crusty dinner rolls (v)


  • Assorted cakes (v)
  • Selection of seasonal fresh fruit (gf) (v)
  • Coffee and tea


GF | Gluten Free  V | Vegetarian

Sample menu - items subject to change without notice

Food allergy statement
Please be aware that our kitchens process foods containing eggs, dairy, gluten, seafood, nuts, sesame seeds and capsicum. Whist measures are taken to avoid cross contamination, we can not guarantee a total absence of these products from any of our dishes.  Vagabond Cruises does not accept liability for any adverse reactions due to allergy or intolerance from  food consumed on board.

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