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Harbour Experience

A$45
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1 hr. 30 min.
  • Hop onto a 90-minute long Captain Cook cruise to unwind and witness the major tourist attractions of Sydney at the same time.
  • Get acquainted with the history and culture of Harbour city via a guided commentary, accessible through your smartphone.
  • Your premier sightseeing fleet is complete with spacious outdoor decks making it perfect for sightseeing and for clicking pictures.
  • Witness iconic landmarks of this Harbour city like the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
  • Beverages and light snacks would also be available for purchase onboard.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Sydney Harbour High Tea Sightseeing Cruise

A$89
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1 hr. 15 min.
  • Partake in the grand British tradition of High Tea with a uniquely Australian twist on it on this High-Tea Sightseeing cruise.
  • Cruise along the Sydney Harbour and take in unbeatable views of the Sydney skyline from the decks of your luxurious cruise vessel.
  • Upgrade your experience and get a ticket on the High Tea Captain Cook cruise with a window seat.
  • Start your cruise with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine as you admire the gorgeous views of Sydney around you.
  • Follow this with delectable sweet and savory high-tea selections, and feel like British royalty as you sip on your tea and look out to the horizon.
  • Smart casual wear is the recommended dress code for this luxurious cruise.
  • Please note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

90-minute Sunset Cruise Sydney Harbour With Dinner

A$99
Free Cancellation
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1 hr. 30 min. - 2 hr.
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind Captain Cook Sunset Dining Cruise that puts together sightseeing and luxury dining like never before.
  • Hop aboard one of the finest sightseeing vessels and watch the sun go down over the beautiful Sydney Harbour.
  • Relish a grand 3-course meal with seafood, chicken and vegetarian options, of contemporary Australian cuisine while letting the unparalleled views of Sydney sink into you.
  • Choose between a wide selection of beverages to complement your meal, such as wine, ale, or beer.
  • Upgrade your experience to get a window seat and best enjoy the view of the sunset.
  • Smart casual wear is the recommended dress code for this luxurious cruise.

This ticket offers the following options you can choose from:

  • Sunset Dinner
  • Sunset Dinner with Window Seat
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

3-Course Lunch Cruise in Sydney

A$104
Free Cancellation
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Mobile Ticket
3 hr. 30 min.
  • Hop aboard a luxurious cruise vessel that blends sightseeing and a luxurious luncheon together perfectly on this relaxing Captain Cook lunch cruise.
  • Enjoy million-dollar views and immense cocktail decks on this premium cruise vessel as you sail along the peaceful Sydney Harbour.
  • Devour an extensive spread of contemporary Australian cuisine, a 3-course luncheon that comes with the Captain’s seal of approval.
  • Choose between a wide selection of beverages (wines, ales, and beers) to pair up with your meal.
  • Let the stunning views of the Sydney skyline sink into you as you experience luxury lunching like never before.
  • Travel with a view thanks to the ticket option that includes a window seat.
  • Smart casual wear is the recommended dress code for this luxurious cruise.
  • Children aged 4-15 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 3 and below do not require a ticket.
  • Please note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Mumm Champagne Harbour Bar

A$129
Free Cancellation
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1 hr. 30 min.
  • Board Captain Cook's Sydney 2000 super-cruiser and delve into a luxurious experience with a seafood feast, decadent French champagne, ocean deck seating, and a magnificent view of the tranquil waters.
  • Lay back in the plush seats furnished by GM Mumm and share up to a bottle of GH Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne between 2 people.
  • Share a seafood platter that comes with delicious Australian prawns, smoked salmon blinis, golden calamari rings, and decadent oysters.
  • On your deluxe cruise aboard the Sydney 2000, catch sight of the national parks, beaches, Harbor Bridge, and Opera House along the Sydney Harbor.
  • Catch special live acoustic music at 5pm on Sat-Sun to add some melody to your luxurious cruise.
  • Enjoy an extensive menu of modern Australian tapas, delicate drinks, and desserts that are available for purchase on board.
  • Due to limited resources and time on board, special requests for gluten-free, nut-free, or any other modifications to ingredients will not be entertained.
  • This cruise is suitable for wheelchair, pram, and stroller users.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Starlight Dinner Cruise in Sydney

A$129
Free Cancellation
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Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
  • Spend a romantic or casual family dinner aboard Captain Cook's Starlight Dinner Cruise in Sydney.
  • Discover the secret behind some of Instagram’s picturesque moments.
  • Get panoramic views of the city under illumination.
  • Peruse through the Starlight Dinner Menu, Child Menu, and Beverage List, to understand your exclusive dining experience.
  • Cruise past the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
  • See the stars and be guided by the glittering city lights.
  • From Circular Quay
  • Guaranteed Window Seat from Circular Quay
  • From Darling Harbour King Street Wharf
  • Guaranteed Window Seat from Darling Harbour King Street Wharf
  • Children under 18 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult.
  • It is recommended to wear smart casuals for this cruise.
  • This cruise is wheelchair accessible.
  • The operating hours are subject to change. Please check the calendar to see the operating hours on your intended day of visit.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Sydney Harbour Cruises Restart Post COVID-19

With the COVID-19 restrictions relaxing across the world, Sydney harbour cruises have resumed operations with strict adherence to safety protocols. Several measures have been set in place to ensure that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience during their Sydney harbour cruise.

COVID-19 Safety Regulations on the Sydney Harbour Cruises 

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sydney harbour tours have introduced a set of new rules and guidelines for a safe and enjoyable experience for all its visitors:

  • Face masks have been made mandatory for all passengers
  • Social distancing of 1.5 meters is to be maintained at all times
  • The number of visitors on the cruise will be limited to avoid crowds
  • Enhanced sanitization of high-contact areas like door handles, tables, chairs, etc

Why Choose a Sydney Harbour Cruise?

A Luxurious Affair

If you wish to explore Sydney from the lap of luxury, a Sydney harbour cruise will not disappoint you. Enjoy a six-course lunch or dinner complemented by the breathtaking views of the harbour and live music. Complete with good food, beautiful views, and great ambiance, a Sydney harbour cruise will show you around the city from a unique vantage point - the waters. 

Breathtaking Views

Whether it is a dinner cruise or a sunset cruise, Sydney harbour offers a plethora of beautiful sights. Apart from the important landmarks of Sydney, you will also get to see forts, palatial buildings, waterfront homes, islands, and even submarines! And if you are lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of whales, dolphins, or even seals!

Covers All Important Landmarks

The Sydney Hhrbour cruise takes you to all the important landmarks of the city including the Harbour Bridge, Madame Tussauds, Sydney Opera House, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. If you opt for a 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off cruise, you will get a detailed tour of the entire city as you travel from port to port. 

Types of Sydney Harbour Cruises

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Sydney Sightseeing Cruises

What best way to explore Sydney than from the waters of Port Jackson? Your two-day Hop-On Hop-Off cruise pass will cover all the important landmarks of the city including the Sydney Opera House, Madame Tussauds, Barangaroo, and the Harbour Bridge. With 8 separate stops and cruises departing every 10 minutes or so, you can simply hop onto the boat once you are done exploring an attraction. Or you can observe each landmark from the comfort of your boat. For a fulfilling experience, make full use of the on-board commentary that will give you interesting tidbits on each of the landmarks you pass by. 

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Sydney Harbour Lunch & High Tea Cruises

Enjoy a sumptuous dining experience at one of the finest cruise ships with million-dollar views of the sea. Depending on your choice of ticket, you can enjoy a multi-course lunch or a delicious high tea. Kick start your high tea experience with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, followed by a selection of high tea treats. If you opt for a lunch cruise, you can expect to taste some of the most delicious dishes in Australian cuisine that includes a wide variety of dishes. To make the most of your experience, opt for a window seat and enjoy your meal along with the unique sights of Sydney harbour. 

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Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruises

Board one of the premium cruise vessels and enjoy a serene dining experience against the backdrop of nighttime Sydney. Depending on your choice of ticket, you will be presented with a 6-course or a 3-course meal, along with an impressive selection of Australian wines. With delicious food, good wine, and live music, get ready to enjoy the dining experience of a lifetime. If you are traveling for the view, don’t forget to get upper-deck seating which will ensure that you enjoy the best views Sydney has to offer. 

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Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Tours

For the adventurous souls, a jet boating session along the Sydney harbour offers a unique sightseeing experience. Ride past the Opera House, Fort Denison, the exclusive suburbs of Watsons Bay and Rose Bay, Taronga Zoo, Luna Park, and more, all on your jet boat. For a hassle-free experience, your jet boat comes with state-of-the-art safety equipment so you do not have to think twice before making that 360° turn. Don’t forget to commemorate your adventure with a video of your entire ride!

What to Expect on a Sydney Harbour Cruise

A standard Sydney Harbour Cruise begins at the harbour and takes you past all the important landmarks of the city. Cruise past one iconic sight after the other as your guide regales you with fascinating tidbits of information. Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Garden Island Naval Base, Government House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, and Fort Denison are some of the important attractions covered. 

Passengers can choose to get down at any of the ports and explore on their own. With cruises departing every 10-15 minutes from 8 different stops, they can simply hop onto a vessel at their own convenience. Alternatively, they can stay back in the vessel and observe the various attractions from the waters. 

Depending on your cruise ticket, you may be served lunch, dinner, or high tea. Don’t forget to grab a window seat, especially if you opt for a sunset tour. The Sydney Harbour Cruise offers a wealth of beautiful sights including islands, lighthouses, forts, and submarines. What’s more, you might even spot a whale as you cruise through the waters of the high sea!

Plan Your Sydney Harbour Cruise Experience

Let's take a look at Sydney Harbour Cruise tickets, timings, location, and everything else you need to know to plan your visit.

Getting There
Sites Covered
Tips & Guidelines
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How do I get to Sydney Harbour?

You can get to Sydney Harbour by bus, train, and ferry.

Can I take the bus to Sydney Harbor?

Yes, you can take bus number  288, 333, 392, and 430 to reach Sydney Harbor.

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Which are some of the sites covered on a Sydney Harbour Cruise?

Some of the sites covered on a Sydney Harbour Cruise are Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Government House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, and Barangaroo.

What sights am I expected to see on a Sydney Harbour Cruise?

Visitors can see waterfront homes, lighthouses, naval vessels, islands and forts on the cruise. They can also expect to catch sight of dolphins, seals, and even whales.

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Who is eligible for Sydney Harbor Cruise discounted tickets?

Children between the age of 4 and 15 can avail of discounted cruise tickets. All you have to do is select the appropriate option when booking your tickets.

Are Sydney Harbour Cruises wheelchair-accessible?

Most Sydney Harbour Cruises are wheelchair accessible. If you require assistance, make sure that you contact the cruise staff.

What is the best way to book Sydney Harbor Cruise tickets?

The best way to book Sydney Harbor Cruise tickets is online as they give out various discounts and cashback offers.

Sydney Harbour Cruises FAQs

What public safety measures are in place aboard the cruise ship?

Safety measures like social distancing, sanitization, no-contact payments, etc have been put in place to ensure that all passengers have a safe experience.

Are guided Sydney Harbor Cruises available with my tickets?

Yes. If it is your first time visiting Sydney, it is recommended that you opt for a guided tour which will give you all the information you need about each landmark.

When should I arrive at the harbour?

All passengers are expected to arrive at the harbour at least 10 minutes before the departure time.

Is food included in Sydney Harbor Cruises?

Depending on your ticket, you may be served lunch, dinner, or high tea in the vessel, including a selection of beverages.

Which landmarks are covered in Sydney Sightseeing Cruises?

All important landmarks such as Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Government House, Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, and Barangaroo are covered in Sydney Sightseeing Cruises.

How many stops does Sydney Harbour Hop-On-Hop-Off Cruise have?

Sydney Harbour Hop-On-Hop-Off Cruises have 8 stops where passengers can board and disembark according to their convenience.

What is the best way to book Sydney Harbor Cruise tickets?

The best way to book Sydney Harbor Cruise tickets is online as they give out various discounts and cashback offers.

Are Sydney Harbour Cruises wheelchair-accessible?

Most Sydney Harbour Cruises are wheelchair accessible. If you require assistance, make sure that you contact the cruise staff.

How do I get to Sydney Harbour?

You can get to Sydney Harbour by bus, train, and ferry.

How much does a Sydney Harbour Cruise cost?

Depending on your choice of ticket, a Sydney Harbour Cruise can cost you anywhere between AU$69 and AU$359.

What are the different types of Sydney Harbour Cruises?

Lunch cruises, dinner cruises and jet boat tours are the three main types of Sydney Harbour Cruises.