Tall Ships Race

Tall Ships Race is finished


26 January 2018
1:00pm – 1:45pm


Bradley's Head
Sydney NSW

A fleet of historic ships will battle it out for the Tall Ships Trophy 2018.

Other information

Accessible event

$Free access

For the best viewing of the exciting finish, head to the Overseas Passenger Terminal or Hickson Road Reserve. 

The Tall Ships Race is part of the Sydney Harbour program brought to you by P&O Cruises

Key vantage points

Position yourself anywhere where you can see the water at:

  • Bradfield Park
  • Blues Point
  • Hickson Road Reserve
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal
  • Sydney Opera House

Jump on board the Tall Ships (2:00pm to 4:00pm)

Head to the Overseas Passenger Terminal and jump on board the Tall Ships for a gold coin donation. 

Awards presentation (3:00pm to 3:15pm)

Head to the Overseas Passenger Terminal's South Stage for the awards presentation. 

Dos and don'ts

DO NOT BYO. BYO alcohol and glass are not permitted in Bradfield Park in North Sydney, 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

Public transport

Plan ahead and leave the car at home. The best way to get around on Australia Day is by public transport using an Opal Card.

If travelling by train, please allow some extra travel time. 

Visit transportnsw.info for details on train, bus, light rail and ferry services. 

Road closures

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place for Australia Day.

For real-time information about road closures and traffic conditions:

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