10am - 4.30pm
Saturday, 1 July 2023
Free shuttlebus from
Free event (ticketed access)
Image credit: Commonwealth Department of Defence
Hop on board and find out what life is like for a sailor on the HMAS Sydney!
Explore the ship during this once in a lifetime Open Day and learn more about the ships vital role in Australia’s defence forces.
Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with crew about day-to-day life in the Royal Australian Navy and even take part in some unique naval experiences!
Tours run every hour starting at 10am.
A free, ticketed shuttlebus will be running from the Albany Boatshed.
Book your spot below!
The HMAS Sydney Open Day is only accessible via the shuttlebus departing from the Albany Boatshed.
To participate in this activity valid Photo ID will be required. Children under the age of 15 years do not require photo ID but need to be accompanied by an adult.
Dress code: Enclosed non-slip shoes must be worn. Comfortable casual clothing to be worn (no dresses, crop tops, singlets/tank tops, skirts or clothing with inappropriate slogans or symbols).
It is highly recommended you book as soon as possible to avoid missing out as places are strictly limited!
The Maritime Festival is presented by the City of Albany and is supported by the State Government through Tourism Western Australia and Royalties for Regions.