Discover the best way to see and explore Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook Cruises

We believe Sydney Harbour is the most beautiful in the world, but there is so much more to our waterway beyond the natural beauty. Wildlife and whale watching, islands and beaches, hidden coves and fishing villages all make up a vibrant living harbour. Palatial waterfront homes dot the foreshore, as do many of Sydney's most popular attractions including Taronga Zoo and SeaLife Aquarium. Our Sydney Harbour sightseeing cruises and tours are world-famous, with a wealth of awards and over a million thrilled guests. Let us show you our home and playground.

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    Sydney Sightseeing

    Discover the most beautiful Harbour in the world with our range of sightseeing cruises passing the world-famous icons of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, stunning blue bays, hidden beaches, island national parks, towering headlands, botanic gardens, and the homes and playgrounds of the rich and famous.

    • Choice of two great sightseeing cruises
    • Approx. 80-90-minute single circuit of the Harbour
    • Smartphone Commentary
    • Family Bonus

    From $28.00 per adult

    Normally $30.00. Save $2.00.

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    Hop On Hop Off Sydney Harbour Explorer

    When in Sydney travel like the locals do, on the Harbour highway with the official Sydney Harbour Explorer. Up to 7 destinations, one easy to follow ferry timetable, expert local assistance and the flexibility to hop-on and hop-off as you like.

    • Approx 90-minute round-trip circuit of the Harbour
    • Smartphone Commentary
    • Choice of 1 or 2 day passes
    • Combine with attractions

    From $38.00 per adult

    Normally $40.00. Save $2.00.

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    Taronga Zoo Express

    Visit Australia’s most famous zoo, situated right on Sydney Harbour. The Taronga Zoo Ferry Express is the fun way to travel to the Zoo onboard a rocket ferry with Zoo entry and access directly from the wharf.

    • Entry to Taronga Zoo
    • Return ferry from Circular Quay (daily) or Darling Harbour (Sat-Sun)
    • Selected services also available from Manly and Watsons Bay

    From $69.00 per adult

    Normally $71.00. Save $2.00.

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    Shark Island Ferry

    Visit Shark Island one of Sydney's most spectacular picnic destinations. Return rocket ferry services between Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Manly and Shark Island. Includes National Park fees.

    • Return Ferry inclusive of NPWS landing fee
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free Wi-Fi

    $20.00 per adult

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    Whale Watching

    18 May - 03 November 2024

    2024 Pre-Season Sale now on!

    Sydney is the envy of Australia with a whale watching season that lasts over five months of the year. Over 20,000 Humpback whales make the 3,500km journey from sub-Antarctic waters to the Great Barrier Reef every year.

    • Approx. 2.5 hour cruise
    • Expert commentary
    • Family friendly, comfortable indoor and outdoor seating
    • Whale sighting guaranteed or cruise again for free*

    From $69.00 per adult

Our commentary brings Sydney alive

Our service and commentary sets the benchmark on Sydney Harbour. Experience Sydney through the eyes of a local as our commentaries take you through the past, present and future. Above all, we make them entertaining, interesting and fun.

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