Events & Festivals

Australian Wooden Boat Festival

10th to 13th February 2023

  • Opening of the 2023 Festival Parade of Sail - Fri Feb 10th
  • Short Sails from Hobart - Sat 11th, Sun 12th, Monday 13th
  • Admiral's Sail - Mon 13th

Accommodation onboard the Lady Nelson during the AWBF

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Sea Shanty Cruise

25th February 2023

  • Join us on board the Lady Nelson for a rollicking musical and sailing adventure with professional musicians leading crew and passengers in a variety of sea shanties.
  • 90 min cruise - 11am and 1pm  - 25th Feb 2023
  • Bring your own picnic lunch and drinks.


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The Lady Nelson is operated entirely by volunteers.

All the fares you pay go towards maintaining the ship and supporting our programs such as schools and youth