Brilliant Dinner & Drinks

Dine on Sydney’s most prestigious cruise ship at an amazing value price enjoying three-course Contemporary Australian dining including beer, wine and soft drinks, accompanied by the spectacular panorama of Sydney by night.

*About Your Vessel
Cruise aboard Sydney’s premier fleet including the spectacular Sydney 2000 and John Cadman 2, both with million dollar views and expansive cocktail decks. Our world class vessels are chosen for many international VIP dignitaries including the official arrival of Pope Benedict XVI for World Youth Day. Air-conditioned restaurant decks, private dining rooms, expansive decks and 360 degree open Star Deck are just a few of the features. Special attention has been made to ensure fantastic views from every seat with below table height windows. Sydney 2000 operates on dining cruises most days however we do always reserve the right to amend vessels at any time.

*From time to time, due to maintenance and scheduling, vessels may change. Vessels may include John Cadman 2 or Captain Cook 3.

Children Under 18 Years
Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual

Special Conditions apply to all Special Offers

Inclusions

  • 3 course Contemporary Australian dining
  • House beer, wine and soft drinks 
  • Reserved individual table seating
  • Million dollar views
  • Cruise on MV Sydney 2000*
  • Selected dates from 7.00pm, up to 3.5 hours
  • Menu

Need to know

Timetable

Below are the normal departure details. Special timetables operate on selected date.

Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6^ Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1^
Sun-Thu (year round) & Fri-Sat Non-Daylight Savings (16Jun19-06Oct19) 7.00pm. Disembark 9.30pm 7.30pm. Disembark 10pm
Fri & Sat during Daylight Savings (11Oct19-04Apr20) 7.00pm. Disembark 10.30pm 7.30pm. Disembark 10pm or 11pm

IMPORTANT: During Vivid Sydney (22May-13Jun20) cruise departs Darling Harbour only. Disembark Darling Harbour 10pm 7-days or 11pm Sat and Circular Quay 9.30pm Sun-Fri and 10.30pm Sat.

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95 % approval from 41 responses

Date
Rating
1 month ago
5/5

Service: Captain cook cruises were absolutely brilliant. On calling to book a reunion for a group and they gave me the information so each attendee could make their own bookings and payments. Nothing was too difficult and everything was catered for. The 3 course meal was exceptional as was the house selection of drinks. The Ship's staff was very polite and professional in their approach to their work. done.
Product: great value for money. great food and great selection of house drinks

1 month ago
5/5

Service: The food and cruise were fantastic. I loved the chance to head to the roof later in the evening.
Product: Good, but it was rather expensive. The music was odd. The 2 live musicians were good enough, however were often playing with very average backing tracks. I believe it would've been much more appropriate to the atmosphere to have them playing duo songs with just the piano and vocalist.

1 month ago
5/5

Captain cook cruise was amazing, from the booking process right through until we stepped off the boat! Highly recommended!

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Great way to see Sydney city lights from the harbour, relaxing with drink a over dinner
Product: Exceeded my expectations. Great dining experience

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Excellent service that contributed greatly to a very pleasant dining experience. Would definately recommend.
Product: Excellent meals in each ciurse & good quality drinks choices.

2 months ago
5/5

Service: We appreciated the smooth boarding and seating process and great attention to our requests
Product: Meal was fantastic and served at a good pace

2 months ago
5/5

Great service, dinner was great and our server was fantastic

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Dinner was perfect. The only thing was the wine. Wasn’t the best one, no one told us which winery/ grape it was and different tables had different glasses and even bottles on it so I wasn’t sure if we got the best we could from the drinks package
Product: Dinner was perfect. The only thing was the wine. Wasn’t the best one, no one told us which winery/ grape it was and different tables had different glasses and even bottles on it so I wasn’t sure if we got the best we could from the drinks package

3 months ago
5/5

This is the second time we've done a Captain Cook dinner cruise and was perfect as usual. The staff and entertainment were fantastic.

3 months ago
4/5

great value for money, very pleasant staff, beautiful boat


The website needs to be clearer on pick ups from either Darling harbour or Circular Quay - I had to visit the office as it was not clear when I made the booking

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were fantastic and looked after our every need.
Product: Great value and quality food.

3 months ago
5/5

The staff were very friendly, helpful and quite humorous. The music was also very good with the singer taking requests and involving guests as much as she could. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

5 months ago
5/5

Service: All staff were polite , helpful and friendly.
Product: One of the salmon meals was not cooked.

5 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was amazing, staff super friendly, music was incredible and the food was delicious. Was the highlight of my time in Sydney. Views were spectacular.
Would recommend to family and friends.
Product: The food was amazing. Loved the ravioli and my partner loved his salmon dishes. I’m not a big fan of the choice of wines and beers but my partner didn’t mind mind them. I was never short of soft drink tho. The wait staff were amazing

5 months ago
4/5

Service: A great evening
Product: Food was lovely and service was good

6 months ago
5/5

We had a fantastic night and the staff were ever so friendly and helpful.

7 months ago
5/5

Service: When we booked the staff were able to pick up that I had booked on the same day.They phoned and were very helpful and happy. On the night of the cruise the girl in office was again very helpful. the cruise was good and the staff were helpful and nothing was any trouble.
Product: We could not fault the food and the service was faultless.

7 months ago
5/5

Very well organised, we had fantastic time.

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Not to be forgotten experiance
Product: Not to be forgotten experience

7 months ago
5/5

Service: I have cruised with Captain Cook Cruises especially on the Sydney 2000 several previous times and as always we had a fabulous night! Our American visitor thoroughly enjoyed herself and couldn't praise the staff, service and food highly enough!

The staff are always very friendly, happy and attentive to the guests and the service was great and the food as always just fabulous! I cannot recommend Captain Cook Cruises highly enough! A great experience!
Product: Fabulous food and wine with great service

8 months ago
5/5

Service: My wife had a Blast with the cruise. It is special day when we did it. So nice
Product: Purchasing the ticket is easy. Then when i called the office the girl was nice enough to answer me all of my questions.

9 months ago
5/5

After a mix up with the meeting point to board the ship, I had to run to get the ship to stop & let us on. The captain was so kind that he drove back into the pier to allow us to board. My husband and I were so grateful to him for doing this.

9 months ago
5/5

Service: Great experience,
Product: Great experience food and service was good

9 months ago
5/5

The cruise was excellent. It was the beginning of a holiday for our whole family, and Captain Cook did an amazing job, even accommodating last minute participants to our group and rearranging tables to suit us. We are most grateful. The food was lovely, however for those who do not like fish, the entree was a little sparse. Still we had the best time on board!!!

10 months ago
5/5

Great service with excellent Sydney harbour views and food

10 months ago
5/5

Was welcomed aboard. All the staff were very friendly. The food was good.

10 months ago
5/5

Service: Prompt and polite staff. Good food quality, great boat, excellent views.
Great value for money for dinner and drinks in town.
Product: Great food quality and drink service was plentiful!

10 months ago
4/5

Was nice to get window seats. Food was so fresh and tasty! eCelebrate Package is not worth is considering we have been on this cruise 3 times and have had better nights than last Friday with the Standard drinks that came with the other dinners like the Steak and Lobster etc. Confusion with all the drinks that came, difficult in getting some information with all the different waiters that was coming to serve us.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for the review of your experience of your Brilliant Dinner and Drinks Cruise. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on board if they have any concerns, especially regarding food, drinks and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately. Please be assured your concerns have been forwarded to our catering and hospitality manager. We continually monitor all aspects of the production chain including receipt, storage, distribution, cooking and presentation to ensure a top quality and consistent product is presented to our guests, so we’re glad that you enjoyed this aspect of your cruise.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

10 months ago
4/5

Service: Everyone on the ship was nice and hospitable. However, we did order our food first, but he order was forgotten, so we had to repeat it, but that wasn't such a big deal.
Product: Boat experience and view was nice for the night dinner cruise. Some cons were that the next day, people who booked the same cruise for the same price had a newer boat. The food was also not good, chicken was dry, dessert wasn't good either. So price of boat ticket wasn't worth it. The music was also excruciatingly loud.

11 months ago
5/5

Friendly staff and great service. We had a wonderful dinner cruise and good experience. The food also very yummy especially the main course: salmon and the dessert.

11 months ago
5/5

A very friendly welcome on arrival on board was followed by a very quick waitress service of drinks, while we made our food choices.
All the food was well presented and cooked well, with plenty of accompanying drinks with the band playing music.
Highly recommended, 3 hours of fun, food and drink, while cruising past the opera house and harbour bridge.
Choice of Darling Harbour or Circular Quay to leave from whichever is nearest.

11 months ago
5/5

Great food and courteous service. Also great window view.

11 months ago
5/5

Great service, food and views. We had a perfect family reunion.

11 months ago
5/5

Service: It was a fantastic night the staff were lovely and service was great.
The meals were amazing and tasted wonderful 10 out of 10 will highly recommend this service.
Will definitely do again when I go back to Sydney
Product: Fantastic food and service

12 months ago
5/5

The whole experience was great. Service food friendliness the lot

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