School Holiday fun is on at Oz Jet Boating!

School Holiday fun is at full swing on Sydney Harbour with Oz Jet Boating and it’s not just for the kids either!

Mum and Dad and all of the Aunties and Uncles will love the spins, speed, slides and amazing sights of Sydney Harbour on the jet boat adventure.

These holidays there are lots of things happening in Circular Quay too with “Wilde Creatures” an interesting adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s fairytale showing at the Sydney Opera House, and in just a short stroll to the rocks from our wharf there is loads happening too. Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art for kids workshops or have lunch in a trendy laneway café after your Oz Jet Boat ride.

Our bumper Luna Park and Oz Jet Boating package is the ultimate fun day out in Sydney too for rides galore and there are massive savings to be had when you buy our Luna Park combo deal.

Don’t forget to book online and save these school holidays for some awesome deals on your jet boat ride! We look forward to thrilling your family!

The Bastille Festival- Circular Quay


This July Circular Quay and the Rocks will be getting an injection of French food, drinks and culture, for the annual Bastille Festival from the 12th-15th July!

At over 70 pop up stalls and restaurants, you will be able to indulge in some amazing French produce and delicacies, such as a wide range of fine cheeses, fondues, baguettes, crepes and so much more. And why not pair that cheese platter with a fine glass of French wine that makes you feel like you are exploring a vineyard in Bordeaux? Or warm up from the chilly winter air with a glass of spice-infused mulled wine, you will feel like you are sitting by a warm cosy wood fire, in no time.

While you are there why not check out a French film at Le Cinema on Tallawoladah Lawn in the Rocks or a Cabaret show in First Fleet Park in the rocks? Or get your dance shoes on and enjoy one of the many live concerts, DJ sets or dance performances, going on throughout the Bastille Festival.

And do not forget to visit us while you are in Circular Quay (best to see us, before filling up on your favourite cheeses). Our friendly staff can be found at the Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay daily and they would be happy to help you book an awesome 30-minute thrill ride before you enjoy your time at the Bastille Festival. Or give our office a call or email (phone: 02 9808 3700 – email: [email protected]) and we can answer any jet boating questions you might have or help you book in!

To find out more about the Bastille Festival, visit their website at

Things to do in Sydney this Queen’s Birthday long weekend

We all love a long weekend, right? Well with the Queens birthday long weekend only a few short weeks away (Sat 9th to Mon 11th June 2018) we have a few ideas of how you can make the most of your long weekend in Sydney.

Oz Jet 30 minute thrill ride from Circular Quay

An Oz Jet ride is way more than just a jet boat ride. It’s an amazing and unique sightseeing adventure. Our famous Red Shark boats begin the adventure at Circular Quay right near the famous Sydney Opera House (what a great location!!!). This 30-minute thrill ride will incorporate spins, fishtails and power break-stops while soaking up some of Sydney Harbours stunning sights along the way like the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and Taronga Zoo.
Check availability and to book.

Oz Jet 30 minute VIVID sightseeing cruise from Circular Quay

Oz Jet’s open vessels are perfect for accessing the beauty and spectacle of Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music and ideas, and offers passengers great photo opportunities. This 30min cruise allows for an intimate and up-close perspective of the light projections and installations including a wonderful view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during the experience. To find out more or to book:

Lunch or dinner at Buckley’s Sydney

Worked up a hunger after your thrilling Oz Jet ride or looking for somewhere for dinner before your Oz Jet VIVID cruise? Why not check out our friends over at Buckley’s located just opposite our wharf in Circular Quay, and they have a menu that will keep everyone happy with things like Chicken Schnitty, Burgers or fish and chips just to name a few. Check out the Thrill and chill package for a 30 minute thrill ride and meal at Buckley’s: or head over to Buckley’s website to view find out more

Luna Park Sydney

Situated on the foreshore of the most amazing harbour in the world, do not miss all of the fun and excitement that Luna Park Sydney has to offer. Luna Park is some serious fun including their Ferris Wheel, Rotor and Dodgem City and who can say no to Fairy Floss on a stick or a Pluto pup? To find out more on Luna park and opening hours visit: or why not check out the Oz Jet and Luna Park combo at:

Merlin Group Attractions

Merlin group Sydney offers so many awesome Sydney attractions, that just visiting one wouldn’t be enough. Why not spend an afternoon in Darling Harbour and visit SEA LIFE Sydney, WILD LIFE Sydney and Madame Tussauds or head up to the Sydney Tower Eye for a SKYWALK? To find out about all of the awesome attractions offered by Merlin visit:

Bridge Climb Sydney

Want one of the best ways to see Sydney Harbour (after your Oz Jet thrill ride), well a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb is your go to! With some of the best views in Sydney, no matter if you join a day climb, night climb or even a special VIVID climb, this is one climb that is sure not to disappoint. To learn more on Bridgeclimb Sydney:

Taronga Zoo

Kangaroos, koalas, wombats, echidnas, sun bears, Sumatran tigers and meerkats are just a few of the amazing animals to visit at Taronga Zoo. Taronga Zoo is just a quick ferry ride from Circular Quay and offers a day full of animal keeper talks, shows, encounters and a wild ropes adventure course, while surrounded by breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour. A visit to Taronga Zoo cannot be missed, to find out more or to purchase tickets:

View from Taronga Zoo giraffes with Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay

Sydney Opera House

One of Australia’s most iconic buildings can be found right here in Sydney! The Sydney Opera House offers a range of amazing shows/performances, tours and dining options. So while you are in Circular Quay do not forget to visit this amazing structure and catch a show or grab that awesome selfie with the white sails in the background. For more details visit:


Sydney is about to get a big injection of colour, music, art and lights and it’s all happening when the sun goes down! Vivid Sydney is running from the 25th May until the 16th June with the festival in its 9th This year the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge Luna Park, The Botanical Gardens and many businesses and precincts will become a vibrant and illuminated with lights.

Our zippy boats are famous for showcasing Sydney by day with their stunts and tricks but we have something special in store for Vivid 2018 at night and it’s all about cruising and getting up close and personal with Sydney.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights during Vivid you can join one of our Sightseeing cruises on our open-air boats and we will take you on a relaxed tour that allows you to step out of the crowded footpaths and on to the harbour.

Our half hour cruise will take you to visit the Harbour icons all lit up and our boat will also become part of the moving installation, with some cool lighting and with music to accompany the tour.  You can bring along your camera and get some Insta-worthy pics and also soak up the atmosphere with lots of charter vessels out and joining in with the moving artworks on Sydney Harbour. Check out more information on our Vivid Cruises.

Vivid Sydney 2018

Sightseeing Cruise with Oz Jet Boating!

Be a part of the light-show spectacular on a 30min sightseeing cruise and enjoy Vivid 2018!

Oz Jet’s open vessels are perfect for accessing the beauty and spectacle of Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music and ideas, and offer passengers great photo opportunities.

Vivid Sydney’s light program sees the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House splashed with colour, and the harbour foreshore and surrounds criss-crossed with breathtaking projections and art installations.

The vessels hold a maximum of 23 passengers, so the 30min cruise allows for an intimate and up-close perspective of the light projections and installations including a wonderful view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during the experience.

Cruise Details

Departure Times

Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Vivid 2018

*To check our availability please click the “Book Now Online” button below.

Departure Location

The Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay


Adults: $39
Children: $30 (Ages 4 – 18)
Family: $109 (2 Adults & 2 Children



Terms and Conditions

  • This is a sightseeing cruise and no jet boat stunts will be performed.
  • Please note there is NO toilet on the boat. Please visit a restroom prior to boarding!
  • Guests are permitted to bring one small backpack per person
  • We take no responsibility for property taken on board. It may get wet, damaged or lost. The boat is open, with no roof and will be weather affected.
  • Departures will go ahead in light rain. Ponchos will be issued in wet weather. Cruises may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or severe rain and in the case where our crew are forced to cancel cruises bookings will be rescheduled subject to availability.
  • All passengers must be at the wharf and ready to board at least 20 minutes before their scheduled departure time. There will be no refunds for late arrivals. It is exceptionally busy during Vivid so please ensure you plan for delays in traffic and public transport. Vessels may be substituted if required.
  • Not suitable for children under 4 years of age.

Buckley’s Restaurant

Thrill & Chill Package

Adults: $99
Kids: $69


Awesome 30-minute jet boat ride with Oz Jet Boating


Buckley’s Classic Meal & House Drink

Meal Choices
  • Chicken Schnitzel with Chips & Salad
  • Chicken or Beef Burger & Chips
  • Beer Battered Fish & Chips
DRINK Choices
  • A schooner of James Squires Beer
  • House Wine
  • Sparkling
  • Soft Drink
  • Juice

Luna Park

The ULTIMATE way to have fun in Sydney!

Thrill-seekers: If you are looking for a great day of fun then this combo ticket is for you!

SAVE $$$$ with this combo ticket!

For the great price of $109 per adult or $85 per child (under 16) you get:

  • An awesome 30min Oz Jet Boat Thrill Ride
  • A Luna Park Sydney Unlimited Rides Pass – unlimited rides for a full day*
    (All passengers must be at least 1.2m tall for the jet boat ride and 1.3m tall for Luna Park Rides)

This is a great way to pack your Sydney experience with fun! Your iconic Oz Jet Boating ride will have you zipping all over the harbour with spins and slides, speed and sights! Then make your way (either on the same day or within 7 days of your Oz Jet ride) to Luna Park for some serious fun including on land the Ferris Wheel, Rotor and our favourite Dodgem City!

To purchase this deal call Oz Jet Boating during business hours on 02 9808 3700!

*Please note that Luna Park is not open everyday. Please follow this link to view opening hours. Rides at the park can be weather affected and some rides may close in the events of inclement weather. All passengers must be at least 1.2m tall to ride the jet boat and 1.3m tall to access all the rides at Luna Park. Luna Park ticket will can be collected at Oz Jet Boating’s Wharf and must be used within 7 days of Oz Jet Boating ride. Passengers must make own way to Luna Park. For terms and conditions of passage for the jet boat please visit our Terms & Conditions page.