Naval Historical Society of Australia
Preserving Australia's Naval History
This cruise provides an opportunity to learn more about a selection of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) activities and facilities in Sydney Harbour from 1788 to the present, especially during WW II.
HMAS WATERHEN. The Navy mine warfare and clearance diving base.
Cockatoo Island. Learn about shipbuilding, ship repair and submarine refits. Also, the conversion of merchant ships to troop and hospital ships.
Spectacle Island. This is where the high explosive ammunition was held for RAN ships.
Snapper Island. Where many young people were trained in Navy skills.
A virtual tour of HMAS VAMPIRE to learn what life was like on board at “action stations” on a Daring class destroyer.
The commentary on this cruise is supported by a complimentary booklet of photos to bring the story to life.
During the cruise you will also learn about some of the RAN customs and traditions.
Individuals: $80 per person.
Groups: $75 per person (minimum group size 10 people)
If booking for a group of 10 or more enter coupon code CRUISE5 at checkout to receive $5 off each ticket.
If you can organize a group of 60 to 75 people it may be possible to schedule a dedicated cruise for you.