Celebrate the milestone 40th anniversary of Australia's 1983 America's Cup win with one of the crew, under winning yacht: Australia II.
Enjoy a unique cruise from Perth to Fremantle as you hear more about this incredible moment in Australian history. Then, discover more as you arrive at the Museum with crew member John Longley as you see the Australia II yacht on display.
Your journey commences at Elizabeth Quay in Perth, where you will meet your skipper and take a 14-seater jet-boat ride to Fremantle. Travel across the Swan River and see landmarks including beautiful Kings Park and stunning mansions along the way as you following the contours of the spectacular river.
On arrival at Victoria Quay in Fremantle, your opportunity to explore WA Maritime Museum awaits! You will be met by Fremantle local John Longley, former crewmate of the famous 1983 America’s cup winning yacht, Australia II. John Longley’s involvement in the 1983 Australia II campaign marked the high point of his career as a yachtsman. Longley helped skipper John Bertrand select the crew for Australia II, choreographed the team’s actions for tacking, jibing and other manoeuvres and will be your local tour guide for a personal tour through the Museum. Hear tales of the winning yacht race, followed by drinks under the Australia II yacht, proudly on display.
- Water transfer on the Infinity from Elizabeth Quay, Perth to the WA Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay
- Entry to WA Maritime Museum
- Exclusive after-hours tour with John Longley
- Drinks and canapés under Australia II