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Captain Cook Cruises

Captain Cook Cruises is one of the best ways to experience Sydney Harbour, by day, night or overnight. Their large modern fleet cruises not only the well-known sites around Sydney Harbour, but also some of the lesser-known and more remote areas.

Sightseeing Cruises – 18 departures daily between 9.30am and 6.00pm including the world famous Coffee Cruise to Middle Harbour.

Dining Cruises – 7 dining and entertainment packages aboard the spectacular new MV Sydney 2000 including the elegant Sydney 2000 Dinner Cruise.

Overnight Cruises – 2 night weekend cruises aboard MV Captain Cook’s Explorer, accommodating 120 passengers in 60 ensuite cabins.

Touring Options

M.V. Captain Cook’s Explorer

MV Captain Cook’s Explorer features 60 air-conditioned cabins with private ensuites, cocktail bar, lounge, elegant dining room and spacious sun deck. Our acclaimed chefs will delight you with hearty breakfasts, al fresco luncheons featuring fresh local seafood and Contemporary Australian a la carte dinners. Our friendly and professional crew provide the inside story on some of our colourful local residents, folklore and history, while catering for your every comfort. In the evening there is entertainment, dancing and the romance of a sparkling Sydney night.

Coffee Cruise – Main & Middle Harbour

See all the main Harbour attractions including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Fort Denision. Explore the magnificent upper reaches of Middle Harbour with its natural parklands, inner harbour beaches, marinas and palatial waterfront homes. It includes light morning or afternoon tea and a live commentary.

Departs Daily at 10.00am & 2.15pm

2000 Opera Dinner

Join us for an evening of quality dining and entertainment featuring a programme of the world’s most popular arias, performed by principal Australian opera singers. A unique dining and entertainment experience that will make your evening an event.

Departs at 7.00pm on Sunday & Thursday from Circular Quay / 7.30pm from Darling Harbour.

2000 Starlight Dinner

Sydney’s most affordable way to dine afloat, set to the brilliant backdrop of Sydney by night, includes quality 3 course Contemporary Australian a la carte dining and coffee.

Departs 7.00pm daily from Circular Quay / 7.30pm daily from Darling Harbour.

Sydney Harbour Explorer

Enjoy all the sights of the Main Harbour. This 1 hour cruise briefly stops at the inner harbour beachside suburb of Watson’s Bay, Taronga Zoo and Darling Harbour. Disembark at any destination, stay as long as you like and reboard for the next cruise.

Departing Circular Quay hourly from 9.45 to 4.45 / departing Darling Harbour hourly from 9.30 to 4.30.

2000 Café Cruise

Cruise in first class style aboard Sydney’s most prestigious cruise ship MV Sydney 2000. Includes full afternoon and a full commentary.

Departs daily at 3.15pm

2000 Top Deck Lunch

The most refreshing luncheon venue in Sydney. Enjoy stunning views, superb dining and attentive service. Private lounge and cocktail deck available.

Departs Daily at 12.00pm from Darling Harbour / 12.30pm from Circular Quay.

Harbour Highlight Cruise

Explore all the sights of Main Harbour cruising past the Opera House, exclusive Eastern Suburbs waterfront homes and under the Harbour Bridge to Darling Harbour. It includes a full commentary.

Depats Daily at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.45pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm & 6.00pm (NOTE: 6.00pm departure operates during daylight savings time only – approx Nov – Mar)

Australian Womens Weekly Coupon

**MAKE SURE TO CLIP YOUR COUPON FROM THE DECEMBER EDITION OF AUSTRALIAN WOMENS WEEKLY**
Conditions:
* Valid on Sightseeing Cruises ONLY
* Valid for travel from 01 December 2005 to 31 March 2006
* Not valid on special event cruises.
* Not valid on cruise & attraction combinations.
* On presentation of tear out coupon from Australian Women’s Weekly mag only

Deal:
Captain Cook Cruises – Sydney Harbour Sightseeing Cruises
* 20% Discount off Family Prices (2 adults and 3 children)
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Explore all the sights of Main Harbour cruising past the Opera House, exclusive Eastern Suburbs waterfront homes and under the Harbour Bridge to Darling Harbour. It includes a full commentary.

Depats Daily at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.45pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm & 6.00pm

2000 Sky Deck Gold Dinner

The ultimate dining experience on Sydney Harbour with 5-star service. Includes a deluxe 7-course degustation menu with especially selected vintage Australian wines served to compliment each course, plus a full open bar of spirits, beer and soft drinks. All to a backgorund of sophisticated entertainment with a pianist and lounge singer.

Departs Circular Quay daily at 7.00pm & Darling Harbour at 7.30pm
(Priority boarding at Circular Quay at 6.30pm for the Captain’s Welcome Cocktail reception)

Seafood Buffet Lunch

Featuring fresh seafood including Sydney rock oysters, ocean king prawns, succulent baked fish and smoked salmon, along with a wide range of non-seafood and vegetarian items to satisfy every taste. All to the spectacular vista of Sydney Harbour aboard our big white cruise ships. This cruise combines readily with morning and afternoon Coach Tours.

Departs Daily at 12.00pm from Darling Harbour or 12.30pm from Circular Quay.

The Sydney 2000 Dinner

Sydney’s most elegant way to dine afloat. A total Sydney dining and entertainment experience that will make your evening an event. It includes 3 course Contemporary Australian a la carte dining as well as entertainment and dancing with the fabulous Sydney 2000 band.
Departs at 7.00pm

2000 Sunset Dinner

Combine Sydney Harbour at sundown with our Cruising Restaurant’s international reputation for fine food and first class service. The ideal pre theatre venue, with a relaxed atmosphere, superb views and international dining, or simply a luxurious way to complete your Sydney sightseeing.

Departs daily at 5.00pm

Activites and Experiences at Captain Cook Cruises

  • Direct
  • Public Transport
  • Public phone
  • Public toilet
  • Waiting Area
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • City
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Relaxation
  • Romance
  • Water based
  • Australian Federation of Travel Agents Limited
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Inbound Tour Operators Association
  • Sydney Harbour Operators Group
  • Tourism Council Australia
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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