Tall Ship James Craig Voyage: Hobart to Sydney 2019

  • Duration: 10 Days (approx.)
  • Location: HOBART, Tasmania
  • Product code: HBASYD

Boarding Time: 12.00pm, Wednesday 13th February, 2019
Departure Date: 10.00am, Thursday 14th February, 2019
Arrival Date: Saturday 23rd February, 2019
Vessel: 1874 Tall Ship James Craig

Event Details:

Join James Craig on a voyage of a lifetime to Hobart!

We will be sailing you up on the 14th of February and will arrive back home in Sydney on the 23rd of February from the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart!
Enjoy over a week of open-water sailing and live the life of a sailor.
Learn to navigate, set sails and help man the helm!

James Craig is taking 12 fare paying passengers on each leg of its Hobart/Sydney voyage this Summer. Guests will have the opportunity of either joining in with the crew watches, or just sitting back and relaxing aboard this fantastic 19th Century Square-Rigged ship. 

- Accommodation provided in the Immigrant bunks.
- All meals & training included (you choose your level of involvement).
- Voyaging Handbooks have been produced to give you an insight into the James Craig.

Places are limited so please book in advance!

Event Information:

Minimum Age: 18
Catering: All meals on board
Boarding Time:  12.00pm, Wednesday 13th February, 2019
Where to arrive: Princes Wharf No.1, Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000


  • From Hobart Airport:
    SkyBus Hobart Express to Brooke Street Pier, Bus stop on Franklin Wharf. ($18.50 one way)
    - Taxi (17min drive)
  • Metro Buses to Hobart City, walk from Fanklin Square (9min).
    Key Routes from:
    - Sandy Bay, 402
    - Kingston via Sandy Bay & Taroona, 429
    - Berridale, 522
    - North Hobart, 551
    - Bellerive, 624 & 625
  • Long Term parking available in Hobart
  • Ferry, from MONA to Brooke St Pier approx. 25 min, short 5 min walk to Princes Wharf ($22 one way)
  • See more here from AWBF website

Other special instructions: 

  • If, in the opinion of the Master on the day of the event the wind or sea state is deemed unsuitable for the comfort of passengers, the event will be cancelled. Smoking on board strictly prohibited.
  • To comply with national law the operators of James Craig are required to complete a manifest comprising the following information of ALL passengers: Name / Address / Phone No / D.O.B & Emergency Contact (Email address optional).
  • Please take the time to carefully read through the terms and conditions prior to purchasing a ticket. Terms and conditions are available at checkout. 
  • Further documentation will be provided upon booking. 
  • Cancellation of a James Craig Hobart Voyage booking must be made by 30th November, 2018 to obtain a refund. A 10% administration fee will be deducted. After this date there will be no refund.



We are once again offering spots for those wanting to experience a more 'hands on' role on this Voyage. As a Sail Training Crew member, you'll experience all the adventure and action on board James Craig. Live, sleep and eat just as pioneering sailors did almost 150 years ago. Be trained by our professional crew in all aspects of 19th-century sailing while making life-long friendships! 

This option will involve: 

- Climbing aloft
- Sail training alongside
- Learning the ropes
- Setting a sail
- Knots
- Navigation

All meals, training and sleeping hammock included. 

Applications for a Sail Training Crew position closes on 28th September, 2018.

For further information and to register, please email info@shf.org.au