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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    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 6 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
    • Commentary
    • Choice of 1 or 2 day passes
    • Combine with attractions
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    Rocket Sightseeing

    Discover the most beautiful harbour in the world on this simple sightseeing cruise 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.

    • Approx 90-minute single circuit of the Harbour
    • Commentary
    • Up to 6 departures daily from Circular Quay
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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 express entry on the Sky Safari cable car directly from the wharf.

    • Entry to Taronga Zoo
    • Sky Safari cable car
    • Return ferry from Circular Quay, Manly or Watsons Bay
    • Free Wi-Fi
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    Harbour Experience

    The world’s most beautiful harbour, deserves the very best cruise to experience it. Sydney’s best sightseeing cruise will return soon in a stunning new format. We’ve taken the best of our world-famous Coffee Cruise and Harbour Story Cruise, to create an all-new Harbour Experience.

    • Approx 90-minutes of relaxed cruising
    • Commentary
    • Premium vessel with drinks and food available for purchase onboard
    • Spacious indoor and outdoor leisure decks
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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 WiFi onboard
    • Commentary

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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