Tall Ship James Craig: Hobart Derwent River Sail

  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: HOBART, Tasmania
  • Product code: HBADERW

Date: Sunday 10th February, 2019
Boarding Time: 3.00pm for 3.30pm DEPARTURE
End Time: 5.30pm
Vessel: 1874 Tall Ship James Craig

Event Details:

Soak up the views that River Derwent has to offer aboard a 19th century Tall Ship while James Craig is in Hobart for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival! This historic river flows more than 200 kilometers and drops more than 700 meters from its origin in the national park above Hobart, before emptying into Storm Bay and flowing into the Tasman Sea. 

Event Information:

Minimum Age: 12
Catering: BYO food. A bar is available on board to purchase alcohol and soft drinks.
What to wear: Please wear sensible footwear and bring a windproof jacket. Stilettos and sharp-heeled shoes strictly prohibited.
Boarding Time: 3.00pm for 3.30pm DEPARTURE
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
  • Parking available at the Queen's Domain 
  • 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 safety of passengers, the event will be cancelled. A full refund will be issued upon cancellation. 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 (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. 
  • To make a 10+ group booking contact the office 02 9298 3888 or info@shf.org.au