For the first time in history, two boutique ships will be berthed at the Overseas Passenger Terminal for the day.
Ponant’s luxurious Le Soleal and Azamara Quest will be sharing the OPT this Saturday.
At just 142 metres long, Le Soleal is one of the youngest ships in the world and she will be making her maiden visit to Sydney. Azamara Quest is making her second call to the city as part of her inaugural season in Australia.
Meanwhile, the ultra-luxury Seabourn Odyssey and Silversea Cruises’ Silver Whisper will both be docked at White Bay Cruise Terminal in Rozelle.
“Between them these four beautiful ships will bring thousands of high-end visitors to our city – visitors who will be busy exploring Sydney and enjoying plenty of shopping and touring as they take in the sights, which is great news for the local economy,” said CLIA’s commercial director Brett Jardine.
The visits come during Sydney’s busiest ever cruise month, with 27 different ships making 45 calls to Sydney during February.
Sydneysiders will be able to watch Le Soleal slip in beside Azamara Quest on Saturday morning with the boutique ship scheduled to arrive into the Harbour about 9:30am, docking at the OPT by 10am.
Azamara Quest will berth at the OPT at 8pm on Friday, the final night of her 13-night New Zealand cruise from Auckland. She will overnight at the terminal, before departing at 5:30pm on Saturday on a 17-night East Coast Australia and Bali cruise.