From $29.00 per adult

*Specials available on selected dates only and subject to limited availability. T&C's apply.

  • Choice of two great sightseeing cruises
  • Approx. 80-90-minute single circuit of the Harbour
  • Commentary
  • 360-degree harbour views

The Best Way to See Sydney

Discover the most beautiful in the world - its iconic landmarks of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, the natural beauty of its beaches, parks and bay, and the playgrounds of the rich and famous. Captain Cook Cruises has been at the forefront of Sydney Harbour sightseeing for over five decades. Our sightseeing cruises are world-famous, with a wealth of awards and over a million guest from all over the world.

Choose from the Harbour Experience aboard our premier sightseeing fleet OR Rocket Sightseeing aboard our red rocket catamarans. Visit our Premium Sightseeing experiences for superior comfort and style.

Harbour Experience from $45

  • Experience Sydney In style cruising leisurely along the Main Harbour foreshore
  • 1 ½ hour circuit of Sydney Harbour aboard Sydney's premier sightseeing fleet
  • Flexible boarding - up to 5 departures from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Expansive indoor and outdoor viewing with open seating
  • Light snacks and drinks available for purchase onboard
  • Discover fascinating stories that bring history and culture of the Harbour city alive via expert guided commentary available directly through your smart phone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi to post your magical moments
  • Upgrade packages available to our Premium Sightseeing & Harbour Bar range

Rocket Sightseeing from $25

  • Take the express ride on a red rocket catamaran for a full circuit of Sydney Harbour all the way to Manly and back
  • Approx. one 80-minute round trip onboard the official Sydney Harbour Explorer stopping briefly at Taronga Zoo, Shark Island, Watsons Bay, Manly, Circular Quay/Opera House and Darling Harbour
  • Family Bonus - one child free with every paying adult - see prices for details
  • Choice of indoor and outdoor open seating
  • Fully flexible ticket valid on any departure throughout the day
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi to post your magical moments
  • Upgrades available for our fully flexible one or two day hop on hop off passes

Harbour Experience

The Harbour Experience picks up from Darling Harbour, then Circular Quay before making a round-trip circuit of the Harbour.

Harbour Experience Departs From Darling Harbour King St Wharf 1 From Circular Quay Wharf 6

Thursday - Sunday

Depart 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm
Disembark 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm
Depart 12:30pm, 2:00pm
Disembark 2:00pm, 3:30pm

Rocket Sightseeing

Rocket Sightseeing departsFrom Circular Quay Wharf 6
Saturday & Sunday #Depart 9:25am, 10:35am, 11:50am, 1:10pm, 3:00pm, 4:20pm
Selected Dates (School Holidays only)Depart 9:25am, 10:35am, 11:50am, 1:10pm, 3:00pm, 4:20pm


The Rocket Sightseeing is a single loop of the Hop On Hop Off Harbour Explorer. Round trip cruises start and finish at Circular Quay, however guests are welcome to disembark at any stop on the timetable. Please note however once you disembark the cruise your cruise is considered complete. Should you wish to re-join the cruise tan additional return ferry fare will apply.

Duration approx 1hr 20 min.

2022 NSW school holiday dates: 09-24 Apr 22, 02-17 Jul 22, 24Sep-09Oct 22, 21Dec 22-25Jan 23.

More information

Harbour Experience

RateTypePrice
RetailAdult
Child 4-15yrs
$45
$25
Dine & Discover save $25 per voucherMore info

NSW Parent Voucher save $50 per voucherMore info


Rocket Sightseeing

RateTypePrice
RetailAdult
Child 4-15yrs
$29
$19
Online Special FromAdult
Child 4-15yrs
$25
$15
Family Bonus (2ad, 2ch)Family Bonus$58
Dine & Discover save $25 per voucherMore infoFree
NSW Parent Voucher save $50 per voucherMore Info

Retail rates are valid from 01 April 2022 to 31 March 2023. All prices are per person. Specials subject to change.

Take control of your sightseeing experience and download our free guided commentary, available directly on your smartphone. Click here for details

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