Short Sailing Trips from Hobart

90 minute Tall Ship Harbour Sails on the Lady Nelson



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The Lady Nelson undertakes short  voyages on some Saturdays and Sundays (Check dates availableby clicking the book online button below)

These sails are on the Derwent Estuary with the exact course determined on the day based on the weather.

Relax and take in the scenery or get involved with sailing the ship.

The number and type of sails set depends on the weather, the crew and the number of passengers.

Come aboard, relax and experience tall ship sailing in one of the world's most picturesque harbours.

Harbour Sails last for 90 minutes, so please ensure you have adequate clothing to stay warm and dry. Some coats can be provided if required.

Sailing on the Lady Nelson is very popular so bookings in advance are recommended.  

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Sailing Dates & Times 


Our standard sailing times are 11am and 1pm on weekends but additional 3pm sailings during peak periods may also be available.

For dates, times and prices, please go to our online booking system or contact our office


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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