2019 75th Sydney to Hobart Race Special

Sydney to Hobart Race Special - A Yachtsman's Cruise

Freighter cruise from Australia to China and return 

Experience the 75th Sydney to Hobart Yacht race aboard a cruise ship big enough for only 72 passengers. This exclusive journey will sail on the 26th of December. 

Crusing along the scenic coastline from Sydney, depending on weather, stop at Jervis Bay an/or Twofold Bay. Sail through the Southern Ocean, relax on deck surrounded by the vastness of the Bass Strait. Experience the rugged beauty of the Fluted Cape and get close and personal with Penguin Island. Learn about the history of Adventure Bay and the old whaling stations on the way to Grassy Point. 

Explore the historic ruins, secluded bays and rugged cliffs of Maria Island National Park. Sight Forester Kangaroos, Bennetts Wallabies, Tasmanian Devils and Wombats. Visit the World Heritage-listed Darlington, part of the Convict Trail of Australia.
Throughout your journey, a special guest lecturer will share his enthusiasm, depth of knowledge and passion on Australian History. 

Arrive in Hobart on New Years Eve, join the festivities of the race presentations before celebrating the New Year with the Captain's farewell drinks. 

Freighter cruise from Australia to China and return

Freighter cruise from Australia to China and return 

6 Nights

Freighter Expeditions can also book extra accommodation and flights.

10:00 am - December 26th, 2019

Complimentary coach transfers are offered from Wynyard station at 8:30am to arrive at Coral Discoverer's embarkation point in Palm Beach, Broken Bay. 

Disembark: Macquarie Wharf 2, 9:00am - 1st January 2020

From AU$4,800, per person

Pirce includes:

- 6 night Expedition Voyage aboard Coral Discoveries
- Expert Expedition Team, including guest lecturer
- Guided excursions on the Xplorer, Zodiac tender vessels and  kayaks where conditions allow
- Small batch local dining, prepared fresh onboard
- Showcase wines, selected beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner service
- 24-hour coffee and selected teas
- Pre-cruise transfer
- All Entrance fees to National Parks and Ports

EnquireTo Book or Enquire

Call: 02 8270 4899

We recommend booking 3 - 6 months in advance to ensure you secure the dates you desire.


Multiple cabin types available. See above or enquire about the different options.


Ports of Call

Sydney to Hobart

Travel insurance is compulsory. 

Cancellation by the passenger for any reason is subject to the following cancellation charges:
Freighter Expeditions

Shipping Company
Consult with your Freighter Expeditions advisor about the different cancellation policies. 

No refund is paid once the journey has commenced or for earlier disembarkation.

You must have comprehensive Travel Insurance which will include cancellation cover due to medical, family crisis and other substantial reasons not to travel.