Join Sydney-siders and sailing enthusiasts to witness the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race take off from iconic Sydney Harbour on Thursday 26 December 2019. This year, nearly half the field is made up of yachts representing Australian states outside of New South Wales.
Enjoy prime vantage points along the eastern foreshore, including the CYCA, at 1 New Beach Road, Darling Point.
Our special ‘Sun-Sational’ Summer package offers overnight accommodation with breakfast for two people across Christmas and Boxing Day. Free parking for one car and a special late 1pm checkout applies. *Late checkout eligible on both days.
- Children under 12 years old stay and eat for free at Holiday Inn Potts Point – Sydney
Invest in a Boxing Dale Sale Frenzy
Experience a Boxing Day Cruise
Traditional retailers namely JB’Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, David Jones and Myer have previously benefited the most from the annual sale, Independent retailers now look at prelude sales across Click Frenzy, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For one thing, typically, clearance rates exceed 50% across popular fashion, toy and health and beauty products. To sign up to Boxing Day sale alerts, visit finder.com.au.
Research displayed publicly last year, revealed 10 million Aussies shop the Boxing Day sales — and spent approximately a staggering $3.2 billion dollars on the day.
Visiting Sydney on Boxing Day? Capture the opportunity to witness the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for a few hours with a cruise to Bondi Beach. After boarding the Fantasea Cruising vessel at Pier 26 and follow Hobart’s amazing sailboats out to sea. In addition enjoy a complimentary light lunch on board, and catch memorable views of Sydney Harbour landmarks like the opera house, Harbour Bridge, and Fort Denison. Prices are $129 per person and are subject to availability.
In contrast, alternative cruising options are available between Campbell’s Cove and The Rocks. Oz’s Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise also provides a buffet style lunch, plus a bonus 2-hour sightseeing cruise after. Furthermore, the cruise departs at 2pm and has a cost of $88 per person.
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Photo 1: Crowds enjoying the start of the 2018 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race from South Head, Watsons Bay, Destination NSW
Photo 2: Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2018, Destination NSW
Photo 3: Boxing Day Cruise, viator.com