26 January 2017
10:45am – 11:30am


Sydney Harbour (between the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge)

Watch as Sydney’s First Fleet ferries, decked out in a riot of colour, thrash it out on the harbour in one of Australia’s favourite events, the Ferrython race.

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$Free access

Cheer on your boat from a harbourside vantage point as the hard-working vessels race to the finish line under the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


DO NOT BYO. BYO alcohol and glass are not permitted in Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay, including the Overseas Passenger Terminal and Dawes Point.

DO check out the health and safety tips

Be a part of Sydney's picturesque Australia Day

For the first time ever, you can participate in Ferrython by booking a place as a passenger on one of the competing ferries!

Tickets cost $120 each and include morning tea on arrival, wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks, a premium lunch box and a chance to take out the title! 

Ticket holders must arrive at Wharf 4, Circular Quay at 9.30am on 26 January and will be returned at 1pm.

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