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Sydney, Treat Dad To The Ultimate Father’s Day Celebration This Weekend

Journey Beyond: Cruise Sydney Vessel. Image supplied

Slow-cooked beef, a scenic luxury cruise and premium New South Wales wines are the makings of a perfect Father’s Day 2020 celebration.

In fact, we guarantee a lunch or dinner experience on Journey Beyond’s Cruise Sydney will unlock ‘favourite child’ status.

So, forget everything you thought about Sydney dining cruises. Forget the sub-standard buffet dinner. Forget the hordes of people (especially in light of COVID-19). And forget the mundane. Instead, say hello to 2020’s stylish dining experience.

With travel and premium dining off the cards for most of 2020, why not combine the two to truly celebrate your dad (or loved one) this weekend. Cruise around the beautiful Sydney Harbour on Cruise Sydney’s exclusive 78ft luxury vessel complete with uninterrupted 360-degree views of the stunning harbour, from the comfort of your dining table or upon the expansive top, fore and after decks.

Seating just 30 guests due to COVID-19 procedures, this intimate and unique way to experience much-loved landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Luna Park, is the perfect day or evening out to tick all the boxes.

Journey Beyond's Cruise Sydney Devilish Dessert Trio. Image supplied

Journey Beyond’s Cruise Sydney Devilish Dessert Trio. Image supplied

But the view and luxurious vessel aren’t the only reasons why this makes for the perfect gift. They say the real way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and we agree. So spoil dad (and yourself) with an amazing array of seasonal and regionally sourced food and wine. The Sunday lunch cruise will see you indulge in a delicious two-course à la carte all-inclusive menu, including a decadent dessert trio consisting of Flourless Orange Almond Cake, Pavlova and Triple Chocolate Brownie.

Or, if you’re after a showcase of city lights, opt for the Friday or Saturday dinner cruise, where you’ll enjoy a multi-course chef-designed all-inclusive menu featuring the best of New South Wales’ ingredients, all of which showcase the multicultural influences on the Sydney dining scene. Think Yamba Prawn Cocktail to start, a Slow Cooked Beef Cheek or Hawkesbury Snapper main, finished off with no other than the devilish Dessert Trio. Pair both of these cruise menus with wines from some of New South Wales’ most prestigious wine regions and you’ve got the perfect culinary experience.

Each spectacular journey will run for two-and-a-half to three hours, dependent on whether you choose from the sun-filled lunch cruise (two courses, departing at 11:55am from $119 pp) or the spectacular twilight dinner cruise (three courses, departing at 6:10pm, from $175 pp).

Worried about COVID-19? JourneySafe is Cruise Sydney’s new operating plan that goes beyond government recommendations and employs even more rigorous cleaning, hygiene and physical distancing measures so you can relax with peace of mind.

Cruise Sydney by Journey Beyond

What: Lunch or Dinner Father’s Day Cruise
When: Dinner – Friday 04 or Saturday 05 September 2020 departing 6:10pm or
Lunch – Sunday 06 September 2020 departing 11:55am
Where: Pick up from King St Wharf No.8, Darling Harbour, Sydney
Cost: Lunch from $119 per adult, $95 per child (4-14yrs) and Dinner $175 per adult, $155 per child (4-14yrs).
Book: Head to Cruise Sydney now. Seats are limited.

Editor’s Note: Hunter and Bligh has partnered with Journey Beyond to highlight the ultimate Father’s Day gift.