Wine & Cheese Tasting

Coming Soon - Wine & Cheese Tasting

There’s nothing more synonymous with an afternoon in Sydney than a cheese board bathed in a harbour sunset. Come join us onboard Sydney’s newest waterfront bar, the Harbour Bar and channel your inner Sommelier for the perfect pairing experience of Australian wine and cheese.  Your reimagined Sydney wine bar on the water.

We’ve made an important, recent discovery about Australians here at Captain Cook Cruises and that is the vast majority are wine and cheese fiends.

Whether it be a strong brie, a creamy camembert or a cheddar, it doesn’t seem to matter so long as it arrives accompanied by a crisp glass of South Australian Shiraz or Western Australian Sauvignon Blanc.

Our new Harbour Bar cheese tasting and wine pairing experience has brought some Australia’s best wineries to Sydney’s newest bar on the water.

Accompanying your local cheese grazing board, you can choose three  glasses of fine from a seasonal selection of great Australian wines.

Pre-book your wine tasting with cheese experience online or purchase onboard with our bartender as the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon or late evening in our cruising bar - the Harbour Bar.

Welcome to a reimagined Sydney wine bar on the water, welcome aboard our new Harbour Bar.

Dress Code:

  • Harbour Bar & Restaurant: Casual - no thongs or singlets
  • Lunch, High Tea & Sunset Dinner: Smart Casual 
  • Briliant, Gold & Platinum Dinners: We recommend Smart & Stylish - collared shirts for men and jackets in winter

Menus & Special Diets 

  • Lunch, High Tea, Sunset Dinner & Brilliant Dinner menus have at least one vegetarian and gluten-free entrée, main and dessert 
  • Gold and Platinum are specialty menus and we regret there are no special diet variations available 
  • A Children's menu is available on Premium Dining 
  • A Kid's menu is available on Casual Dining
  • Vew our menus for further details 

Car Parking 

About Your Vessel
Cruise aboard Sydney’s premier cruising restaurant, the spectacular MV Sydney 2000. World leaders, dignitaries’ celebrities, president’s, Prime Minister’s and sport stars have all enjoyed the magic of Sydney harbour from a Captain Cook vessel. Our air-conditioned restaurants are as waterfront as it comes, with 360-degree million-dollar views and expansive outdoor decks. Oversized windows throughout offer superb viewing no matter where you are seated on the vessel. From time to time, due to maintenance and scheduling, vessels may change. Our restaurant fleet includes Sydney 2000, John Cadman 2 and Captain Cook 3.

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​​Children Under 18 Years

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

Credit Card Fraud Prevention

  • At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online

Terms & Conditions 

  • Special payment and cancellation conditions apply to all special offers and special events. View our terms and conditions


  • Tasting platter of premium Australian cheeses 
  • Seasonal selection of wines – 3 tasting glasses
  • 360-degree waterfront bar views
  • Approx. 1½ hours of relaxed cruising
  • Stay for one circuit of the harbour, or longer if you wish 
  • Live music 
  • Five departures between 1:30pm-5:30pm
  • Circular Quay & Darling Harbour King Street Wharf

Need to know

  • Harbour Bar & Restaurant 
    - Open until 10:30pm 
    - Pick-ups approx. every 90mins
    - Relaxed bar and dining experience
    - Easy & fast online drink orders from your table
    - Comprehensive cocktail & wine list 
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  • Credit Card Fraud Prevention
    - At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online
  • See More Info for further details


View of the full schedule of pick up and drop off times for the Harbour Bar & Restaurant. First pick up is Darling Harbour, followed by Circular Quay before completing each circuit of the Harbour. Please note special timetables operate on selected dates

Departs Darling Harbour King St Wharf 1 Circular Quay Wharf 6 
Sep-Nov 2020: Fri-Sun
Dec-Jan 2020: Wed-Sun
Feb-Mar 2021: Fri-Sun
Check availability for additional departures
Depart  1:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm
Disembark 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:30pm
Depart  2:00pm, 5:30pm
Disembark  3:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Check Your Date   Check your date for special events & changes to the normal cruise program

Car Parking Specials  Remember to also check your date for NSW road closures 

Find Us

Wynyard Station to King St Wharf Map - 6 minute walk

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