Sydney is famous for its beautiful beaches and historical buildings. One of the most popular activities Australians enjoy doing is swimming and sightseeing. A great place to swim and relax would be at one of Sydney’s gorgeous beaches situated around the Sydney Harbour. Sydney Harbour is also surrounded by incredible landmarks that are well known around the world. Why not enjoy the wonderful things Sydney Harbour has to offer by sailing on a luxurious boat or yacht.
We have listed Sydney’s top 5 landmarks to see while relaxing on a luxury yacht with family and friends.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge
Completed in 1932 admired as one of the most amazing bridge structures in the world at the time. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is truly a landmark that will always be symbolic to the Sydney Harbour. What a perfect way to view the bridge on a superyacht cruising along Port Jackson travelling beneath the Bridge. It is truly an unforgettable experience only a few get the luxury of.
Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site it is the largest island on The Sydney Harbour. During the years 1839 and 1869 the island was used as a convict prison. Shipbuilding began on the island in 1870 and in 1913 it became a dockyard for The Royal Australian Navy. There are many more historical facts about Cockatoo Island and it is a must see from the Harbour while sailing on a yacht.
Right in the middle of Sydney Harbour situated just north-east of The Royal Botanic Gardens is the Island formerly named Pinchgut and situated on the island is Fort Denison. Originally built as a fortress the island is currently used as a national park, nature reserve and welcomes tourist each day. Make sure you bring your friends and family along to take in the beautiful landmark Sydney has to offer.
The Sydney Opera House
Along with the Harbour Bridge, Sydney’s most iconic building is The Sydney Opera House. Instantly recognizable in just about every country in the world, the view from the water looking at the front of the Opera House is truly a beautiful shot. You can walk around the building however the best view is by sailing on the Harbour, we can guarantee that you and your guests will be truly impressed.
Located on the Sydney harbourside suburb of Kirribilli is Kirribilli House. This beautiful home is the second official residence for the Prime Minister of Australia. Situated on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour the only viewing point is from the water. Completed in 1855 the house is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia it is used to host many official events while also accommodating the Prime Minister and his family.
All Sydney Harbour Landmarks are worth seeing from the sea while relaxing with family and friends cruising along on a superyacht or boat. SQN Yachts are available for day or evening occasions boasting superior service and a professional crew. Your experience will be highlighted with the wonderful views and well renowned landmarks you will see while sailing along the Sydney Harbour.