December is that time of the year when Australia is washed in the colour of Christmas. The beautifully adorned homes, offices, shopping malls create a wonderful environment that everyone loves. But that is not all. Perth, Melbourne and Sydney are some of the finest coastal cities in the world and the beauty of their beaches and harbours are the biggest tourist attractions. in New South Wales, a Sydney harbour cruise is wonderful way of celebrating the Yuletide holidays.
In Australia, we may not have a ‘white Christmas’ like most countries of the world but Sydney harbour celebrations on sea vessels are most awaited events. The cruise organisers create the perfect X-Mas environment on luxurious boats, yachts, ferries, catamarans and ships. The halls are beautifully decked with the boughs of holly and the music indeed connotes ‘joy to the world’.
Christmas celebrations on Sydney harbour cruises begin as early as mid-November and continue till the twelfth night of Christmas. The popular pick up locations from where the cruises begin include Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf, Star City Casino, and Cabarita Wharf.
If you have been waiting for the holidays to spend some good time with your family, a cruise of the Sydney harbour can make your family reunion even more pleasant. There is a little something for all age groups on the harbour cruise Christmas parties. The kids can play around the Christmas trees, meet Santa & Rudolph and enjoy traditional goodies like cakes and candies. The grownups too can indulge in gourmet food and vintage wines while enjoying spectacular views of Sydney city. Freshly cooked prawns, mini pizzas, coleslaw salads, rich creamy pastas and fresh dinner rolls are some of the most loved delicacies on Christmas menus. The carols and songs in sync with the nature of this beautiful festival keep everyone in cheerful spirits.
Cruise boats can also be anchored on certain spots if you want to do some Christmas shopping at the finest malls of Sydney. The ones interested in the architectural jewels of NSW can see some of the heritage homes while sailing past the Hunters Hill – the oldest suburb of the city. you may also enjoy a walk in gardens of Sydney Opera House when the boat is anchored at a nearby point.
Celebrating Christmas with Sydney harbour cruise is an experience that not many would want to miss on a trip to this city. Indeed the lovely celebrations on the sea attract thousands of tourists from all over the world. The tunes and colours of Christmas while sailing on seawaters create a real environment of mirth.