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There isn't another harbour in the world to rival Sydney's beauty and vibrancy. A lunch cruise is the best way to combine million dollar harbour views with spectacular dining. Choose from our range of buffet and a la carte dining options, group special event or sightseeing cruises ...

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See our full range of lunch cruises including:-

Long Lunch
Is there anything better than an invitation to a long lunch with good company, great water views and sensational cuisine? Weekends are fantastic but its even more indulgent during the week.

Top Deck Lunch
Created for the locals, this cruise is an exceptional 360 degree waterfront restaurant experience. The menu is premium a la carte and served on the top of three restaurant decks with the best views in Sydney.

Seafood Buffet Lunch
Sydney, seafood, sightseeing & sunshine. All set on the world's most beautiful harbour and in a casual and relaxed atmosphere aboard Sydney's most impressive cruise ship.

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Date
Rating
5 days ago
5/5

Service: Great Customer Service

Product: Good views for money spent

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 week ago
5/5

Service: very pleasant staff made a special occasion wonderful especially polite behavior to our wonderful grandchildren who will carry a pleasant lunch forward with them future customers

Product: the food was fresh and presented beautifully

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 weeks ago
2/5

Service: Staff was absolutely amazing and really friendly but food quality was so poor and disappointing and menu was limited and boring and we got our food cold and tasteless also my chicken was pink from the inside and i got really sick after that

Product: You are so lucky to have staff like yours but you need to work on your menu and the quality of food that you are serving ... really sorry for being dramatic or causing trouble but i thought that an honest review might helps you

Thanks

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Fantastic personalised attention...prompt and with personality...beautiful food and we had to make some enquiry regarding gluten free which were handled by Shirley in the best possible way.. a thoroughly enjoyable time

Product: Quality and presentation was wonderful

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Very polite professional service

Product: Food was replace when the plates were emptied the table was well presented and the food was tastey

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Everything all good.

But If u include the picture for costume.

Perfect for service

Product: All food quality.

Very nice.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Very friendly & responsive to all requests

Product: Navigation of website good but have experienced better.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 weeks ago
5/5

Had a beautiful day they loved the boat they were on and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 weeks ago
5/5

Organisation of tables was good food was plentiful lovely to go to top deck after meal and enjoy scenery with drink.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. Great food, great service and great company.

Would definitely do it again and would recommend it.

Product: The food was excellent. Steak cooked to perfection and salmon melted in the mouth. Entrees and desserts also great.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Friendly staff, excellent food.

Product: Good value at published price, excellent value at the advanced purchase discount.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Good food, attentive staff.

Product: Good food, nice cruise boat.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Good and service were very good. Would recommend that everyone should cruise with captain cook lunch or dinner at least once. I believe the price is quite reasonable too

Product: Thoroughly enjoyed the whole day. Good food, great wine n great friends to share experience

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The service was attentive, quick and very friendly.

Product: The whole experience was perfect. Food, ambiance, service, duration of cruise.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Service: Service was great, very prompt with meals and drinks. Our waitress very helpful and polite. I have already recommended the cruise to family and friends.

Product: Food and staff were great. The food was just enough and beautifully prepared. My husbands said it was the best steak he had had in a long time.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

We opted for the top deck 3-course lunch and it was great. The only surprising thing on the cruise, was that half way through, we dropped off the folks who had opted for the shorter version - that's fine - but instead of taking us further west on the harbour, towards Parramatta, we went back and did the same circuit we had done during lunch. I think it would have been much better if we would have gone the other way and saw more of your beautiful harbour.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Service: staff were friendly and very helpful

Product: Basic buffet lunch but was very nice

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Excellent welcome, prompt service and lovely food. Good route. Good photos taken by crew. Great weather... 5 stars to our heavenly Father of course!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Great lunch and good tour of Sydney harbour.

Product: Good variety, lots to choose from. Steamed fisj was exeptional.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Great cruise and meal

Product: Nice choice of food and drinks

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Great good, great service. I was completely satisfied.

Product: It was an easy transaction.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Staff were very friendly. The view was good. But the broadcasting was fair we couldn't hear much. The food variety could be better.

Product: Food variety could be better.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: A fantastic venue for a 70th Birthday. The Long Lunch is a leisurely way to enjoy Sydney's amazing harbour. The food was very good, the service was great and the views were exceptional. I was especially appreciative of the helpful attitude of staff both at the booking stage and at the actual event. I would recommend this to any large group wanting a memorable day.

Product: The stages of this lunch are particularly good. Miho, who was looking after us, was very clear and helpful about timing and suggestions to enjoy the views from the outside deck linked to our room . Our group filled the space and so we had the sensation of a very private and luxurious function.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Very nice welcome aboard.

Great table service , very nice table near the window.

The buffet was excellent , very good chices and plenty of it at high quality.

Product: Excellent quality, variety y and quantity

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Attentive ontime service with a smile. Fresh tasty food. Exceptional value for a seafood buffet lunch cruise. All areas of the vessel clean, including boutique style ladies bathrooms that are spacious. The best way to get the perfect selfie right in front of the bridge and opera house.

Product: Fresh and tasty and plentiful with a modest amount of variety. Dessert was a delight.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: The service was really good, they attended to my enquiries effectively and efficiently. The host and staff on the cruise were very attentive and professional.

Product: The food was better than I expected, plenty of it and a good variety.

Fresh and tasty

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Service: Great trip. Nice food. Friendly staff.

Product: Plenty of choice and it never ran out

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

The service was extremely attentive we wanted for nothing. Staff members were very obliging, courteous and friendly.

I chose this experience so that my friend and I could have a beautiful lunch with some lovely wine whilst enjoying sailing around the beautiful Sydney Harbour

It was a beautiful day and we will do it again,

Thank you

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: We were hosting friends of ours from Melbourne who thought the cruise and Long Lunch were outstanding. We could not fault the friendly service. We live in Sydney and your cruise showed off our glittering harbour to perfection.

Product: The food was very good and priced well

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Very Nice!

Product: Very Nice!

Very Nice!

Very Nice!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Excellent service for our group booking of 14 and the food was great.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Service was fantastic.

Food delicious

Waiter friendly

Weather exceptional

Product: It was fabulous family memories for a lifetime

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Staff were helpful, but food varieties were not the best . Also staff were a little confused and rushed us to finish . I think it's much better don't started the buffet till you board both ports , Darling Harbour and Circular Quay

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: The food provided was very fresh and yummy! Along the ride,we enjoyed the scenery and cold breeze on the top deck... please get ready your camera! You could get fabulous view of sydney opera house and etc!! Children freely explored the cruise by going up and down the cruise and they loved it so much!

Product: Fresh seafood served! I love the desserts too...!

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Service: Yes

Product: Food was abundant and fresh.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

Service: Good service, good view, but it will be great if the food range can be increased. Overall, worth it!!:)

Product: Worth it! Happy with everything.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Service and food was excellent. The view magnificent.

Product: View, food and service - all excellent!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: The service was overall of a high standard. Good food. Everything clean and well organised. Friendly staff.

Product: Good value. Good experience.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Friendly staff, good value for money

Product: Good value, great sights.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Our Long Lunch Cruise of Sydney Harbour was undoubtedly the highlight of our entire week long holiday in Sydney! The food was perfect, the team on board were friendly and helpful and the boat provided excellent views. We would reccomend this to anyone going to Sydney!

Product: Our Long Lunch Cruise of Sydney Harbour was undoubtedly the highlight of our entire week long holiday in Sydney! The food was perfect, the team on board were friendly and helpful and the boat provided excellent views. We would reccomend this to anyone going to Sydney!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Our vessel arrived at the wharf on time.

We were greeted by very friendly and informative staff.

Food was delicious and very fresh with a great variety.

We booked a window seat which was a MUST to thoroughly enjoy the sights of sydney harbour.

The commentary was excellent and very informative.

Well done to all we had a wonderful experience with Captain Cook Cruises.

Product: Very fresh and chilled with excellent variety.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Excellent service, a wonderful waitress who was very efficient and friendly!

Product: The food was delicious and the entire experience was just wonderful. We paid for the window seat and the views were just fantastic! Highly recommended! Will be back to try the sunset and/or dinner cruise someday!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
4/5

We were given very nice window seat. Food was okay.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Great tour. Plenty of food. Excellent service.

Product: Everything met or exceeded my expectations.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Excellent as always. We had a lovely Nepalese waitress, Arani (not sure of the spelling) and she was a lovely young lady. Sydney turned on a little bit of rain - it was a different perspective but still a great experience.

Product: Always a great time out in unarguably one of the greatest cities and harbours in the world

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

1 month ago
5/5

Service: what a wonderful way to celebrate my husband's birthday. The scenery of Sydney Harbour is breathtaking. The service was friendly and professional. The food was delicious and we enjoyed our wine.

Product: see previous comment. no more to add

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent service, perfect weather, great food, very welcoming staff. Perfect day for family twins birthday and making another booking for 21 birthday.

Product: Premium alcohol package well worth it.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
2/5

Did not rate the lunch worth a higher mark.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
3/5

Service: The staff were friendly, there could have been more variety with the buffet food for the cost of the cruise I.e. cold meats, more salads, cheese. We have been on a different company night cruise that also include wines, which was better value for the money. The wines were xxdy for a lunch cruise. We enjoyed the commentary & scenery.

Product: Needed more variety with the buffet lunch

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: A beautiful experience of Sydney Harbour with excellent service and good food.

Product: We had an enjoyable cruise and enjoyed the food. Next time we will try the Top Deck.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Second time we have done the long lunch cruise fantastic and worth the effort. Extremely disappointing that there was no commentary, last time we did this cruise there was a commentary. Believe you should run the commentary on the long lunch cruise instead of just being told the other products have the commentary not this one showed total lack of value for money. Apart from that enjoyable time.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were wonderful and the assistance they provided was wonderful. Bringing us some dessert with sparklers for my mothers 80th birthday celebration made her day. Great atmosphere and plenty of lovely seafood. Thank you

Product: Plenty of food and a good choice of seafood

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: good food good service

Product: easy online...............

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: We had a wonderful lunch. The food was good and the service also.

Product: The selection of food was good and varied.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Excellent day as the rain cleared away and the sun decided to shine for the first time in a week. Waitress service was first class and the food was well presented and cooked well.

Wine prices were a bit excessive

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Wife's 60th birthday, weather was inclement but had a thoroughly wonderful time. Food was excellent and would highly recommend it to others.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Staff made us very welcome on embarkation. Wait staff were polite and service was good. Food was well presented and tasty. A most enjoyable experience, but wished we could have had more control over the weather on the day.

Product: Food was good, service was good.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

All was perfect,staff,food,coffee

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: I was asked to order a gift voucher on behalf of my grandmother. The service was perfect. Then, my in-laws came to visit and we wanted to book another ticket with the gift voucher - not a problem at all.

Product: Such a wonderful experience. From the moment we boarded to the last moments on the boat, we were made to feel so welcome. And the food? Well, that was just to die for. We will be looking into doing these cruises more often.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Arrangements very good. Staff on vessel attentive and helpful. Food very good but perhaps faster stocking of dessert table would have been better. ( My group were like "Hoovers".)

Vessel clean and day went very well. We appreciated that the commentary was not deafening but was informative.

All comments from group---"Great Day"

Product: Very Good --see previous.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent food and service. Alcohol very expensive; could be cheaper, therefore, would be able to sell more, as we did not have to drive. Our transport was by coach.

Product: Good food, however, more non fish dishes would be appreciated.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Delivered as promised. Timing excellent. Service great and meals better than expected.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
3/5

Service: Very good service and food was lovely. My grandchildren especially loved the experience.

Product: Very nice food. Even my daughter in law who is gluten free had plenty of choices.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Great lunch, commentary was a bit hard to hear

Product: good value, enjoyed the afternnoon

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff and the food were first class

Product: The wine was a bit expensive. I thought eight dollars a glass would have been reasonable

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
3/5

Service: Too rushed. Poor quality food at buffet

Product: Glad we only paid pensioner price. Did not enjoy.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: I bought 2 tickets for the Seniors Week cruise and sometime later needed to buy 1 more ,there was no problem.One of us ladies is disabled and she was unable to get up the stairs the staff were great giving us a table on the lower deck .The food was wonderful and plentiful.The commentary was very good .The ship was very comfortable All in all we had a great day in our great harbor on a sunny day in Sydney

Product: the meal ,staff, cruise was great

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Very friendly staff in the cruise and the food are great too.

Product: Very friendly staff in the cruise and the food are great too.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: We enjoyed both the cruise and the lunch. We did it for my partner's birthday and being senior's week the tickets were heavily discounted.

Product: Great value, the food was lovely

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Was a lovely day and a great trip.

Product: Good range of food and well labelled (I have some food allergies)

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: The food and the atmosphere was outstanding

Product: The food was lovely - with a great selection

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

It was to be a seafood buffet ,but seafood was short on supplly.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Food was great, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the scenery was magnificent

Product: Great value, we got a seniors discount so it was extra special value

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent service , staff were well trained and smartly dressed, food was very very good.

Product: great would do the trip again

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Lovely cruise with a good selection at the seafood Buffet Lunch. A little pricey on the wines but overall great value on the day.

Product: Good selection of seafood.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
1/5

Service: The food was good, but I didn't like that the trip at the end was from one port to the other one. You sell a three our tour, and half of the time we where waitin at the port, that wasn't fare.

Product: The trip was nice at the beginning, but then we where taken from one port to the other one.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your feedback and we were glad to read your enjoyed our menu. The Long Lunch is a combination of the Top Deck Lunch and our Harbour Highlights cruise where we do make brief stops and our two departure and arrival stops to enable other clients on shorter cruises to embark and disembark. We are sorry that you felt we did not met your expectations as the long lunch is very often highly rated.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent. Back again soon.

Product: Excellent. Plenty of it. Staff very attentive.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
3/5

Service: This was a special priced cruise to celebrate Seniors week.

With the discount represented good value for money with a good spread at the buffet.On this day the weather was dull and raining which detracted a little from the experience. However the main problem is the prohibitive cost of wine.You can get a package but for that you only get a poor Shiraz.The offered Merlot was $A55 which doubled the cost of the day

Product: Very Good Choice and well organised

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
1/5

Service: I went on a harbour lunch cruise. the cruise was excellent and the food was well

Product: The harbour cruise was excellent, the food was well presented and a very good selection of seafood. but I ended up with food poisoning projectile vomiting and the ambulance being called out to me with a drip inserted to re hydrate me. what more can I say

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Mr Westacott

Thank you for taking the time to advise us of your feedeback.. As you can appreciate we are deeply concerned about any reports from customers in relation to health issues.

Food hygiene is of paramount importance to our business. Consequently we are rigorous in our approach to ensuring that all food is handled appropriately, and in accordance with the highest standards in our industry. 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.

Whilst we sympathize deeply with your situation we are confident that we are offering a safe eating environment. Food poisoning or symptoms which appear to be like food poisoning can occur for a range of reasons. Given the uncertainties in this regard and the fact that we have no other reported issues on the day where many customers ate the same dishes including our staff, unfortunately we cannot accept that we were the cause of the problem.

Many thanks again for your feedback.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the cruise

Product: The prawns were not very nice but the oysters were great

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Have been on a few of their cruises. My only complaint this time was that the fish was dry. I did think some whipped cream would have been nice to serve with the fruit. It is only a small thing. Overall the staff are always attentive and seeing our harbour while cruising is fantastic.

Product: Just that this time the fish was dry..seemed it had been cooked too long. would have liked some cream or yoghurt served with the fruit.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: always a great day ,this has been our 4th time and love the spread.

Product: Great food, great service, great views.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Boarding was easy. Raining heavily but not much cover on dock. Food was very good quality and choice.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Iam always Crusing with Captain Cook Food and Service was excellent I really like my Window table thanks for I had very happy day

Product: Foods and Service was very good

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Fantastic service, wonderful food, myself and my visitors from the UK enjoyed it immensely, would recommend highly

Product: Perfect, great way to see the harbour

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: There was a ticket date mixup. Ticket said March 6 when it was March 12 so we did not have a table on the list. The staff were great and we were given a table. no problems whatsoever.

Product: Very happy with food choices

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: We really enjoyed our time aboard for the long lunch cruise. The food was excellent and service was great. Even the few showers of rain did not spoil the view. Would recommend Captain Cook Cruises to our friends.

Product: Excellent day, great food, service and scenery.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Food fabulous, view great, staff well mannered, all went well again.

Product: Had seniors week day, great

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: I purchased 4 tickets on 21 January 2016 for the Seniors Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise. When we boarded the boat one of my friends was ahead of me in the queue. She was told by one of your staff that we would have to sit in the bow of the boat well away from the rest of the passengers as she could not find my booking on her sheet. She said that I must of booked late and wouldn't listen to my friend. Eventually when I got to the head of the queue I spoke with her and she still couldn't find my booking. I produced my receipt which had the booking date of 21/01/2016 on it. She showed us to a table in the main dining area and went away to check the booking. All was sorted out eventually and we enjoyed the lunch and cruise. This was my fourth such cruise and the first time that I have had any problems. It was quite embarrassing as we held up the queue for some considerable time and other people were getting annoyed. Other than that we had a lovely time and I look forward to going again next year.

Product: The buffet lunch and cruise was excellent except for the problem with the booking not being on the list when we boarded the vessel

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Great tour and food was enjoyed.

Product: Excellent food that was a high quality.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
5/5

Service: A great day food wonderful. Felt very special something that is nt normally in our price frame

Product: Wonderful experience nice to be spoiled

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
4/5

Service: The food was an excellent choice, relaxing trip around the harbour.

Product: I found it very delicious and a goo assortment

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

2 months ago
1/5

Service: Hi there

On Saturday 4th March we went on your 3 course long lunch Sydney - worst experience ever! Before booking I chatted to one of your customer service representatives and confirmed you cater for vegans. I then booked and stated 3 vegans. The food was horrible and the staff were uneducated. I told the waitress on arrival anyway and just to be sure explained what vegan meant. First course we were offered ravioli - it came with Parmesan cheese, which we sent back, we were then offered without or a salad. We reordered the ravioli (we later found out it wasn't special ravioli and contained eggs). Main course we had vegetable gratin (eggplant and sweet potato) dry and terrible and for dessert "fruit salad" if you can call it that! (See pic). I left hungry!

No milk alternatives available!

We paid $778 for 7 of us.

The food definitely put a damper on the celebrations, my brother proposed to his girlfriend.

To say I am disappointed would be the understatement of the year!

Product: Service wasn't great either...would love someone to call me from customer service.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was excellent. The staff were very friendly. The choice and quality of the food was very good. I really enjoyed the whole trip.

Product: Excellent. I would thoroughly recommend.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The whole Cruse ,except for the weather,was perfect.

Wine ( we purchased a bottle) a little expensive .

Geoffrey

Product: A great lunch with plently of food

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: My family and friends found the experience amazing, it gave us a new appreciation for Sydney with its amazing Heritage. We found the cruise to be very informative, staff above and beyond and the food was top quality. Highly recommended and will do it again next time we visit Sydney.

Product: Food and staff were amazing, very high standard of service and food was second to none. Very well priced and the drink package was a nice touch.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
2/5

Had American visitors. Great boat and good lunch. No commentary on top deck. 3 Hours plus on boat and only did repeat small circle from Quay to Bradleys Head under Bridge to King Street Wharf and back to Quay for drop off-pick up and same circle again. Had to go to bottom deck to get commentary and would have been wiser catching the Manly Ferry and have lunch there. For time on boat saw next to nothing of the Harbour. Very disappointing experience.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: the food was incredible the service was not reel good but ok except for one special lady on board and the cruise was sensational and enjoyable.

Product: great good enjoyable fun

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
3/5

Service: The cruise itself was really great and the staff were fabulous. The downfall was the food. There was hardly any variety of salads etc and the seafood was to be fair quite dismal.

I felt that the bar package was expensive as you didn't have loads of time to have beers and a bottle of bubbles so value for money it wasn't great.

Product: I was disappointed in the food as I said in the review above

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: very good day, my interstate guest loved it.

Product: all good.food and drinks very nice.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was great, food was yummy, and enjoyed the tour.

Product: Great variety of seafood, all fresh and yummy.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
3/5

Service: Disappointed compared to previous Top Deck Cruises. Wine list prices have increased dramatically and meals were average.

Product: Disappointed. Wine prices dramatically increased and food average.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Everything was perfect. Service was unbelievably nice and prompt. We enjoyed being on this cruise.

may I just say that I wish I was told about the food menu at time I was booking our cruise. Also I wish we knew that there several stops during the cruise. Actually having the stops were nice and to our benefit. But we did not know about them before hand.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: our long cruise, was excellent. it was just wonderful and were disappointed when it finished. the food was excellent, staff outstanding. trip around the harbour was just perfect with the big windows for viewing. I would recommend long lunch for anyone who wanted a lovely day. I would go again when we visited Sydney.

have told many friends about our trip already.

Product: just wonderful, food staff all excellent.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: We had some visitors from Norway and the long lunch cruise was the perfect way to show them Sydney. Everything went very smoothly, the service and food were excellent.We all had a wonderful day. Thank You.

Product: Good value and great expierience

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Te staff were professional, however warm, friendly & helpful

Product: Great range of food, Food was fresh & looked & tasted good

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Delightful cruise pleasant staff, good food. Would have liked wider cruise to include balmain peninsula

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: My husband and I took my godmother and her son on the cruise to celebrate her 90th birthday - we all had a fabulous day and everything was perfect.

Product: Really lovely meal and great service

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: I purchased the Long Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour as a gift for my daughter and her partner who is from the UK. They enjoyed both the delicious meal, the professional attention from your top-notch staff, and the wonderful harbour sights viewed from their window table. Thank you for providing them with such a perfect day during their short stay in Sydney.

Product: The Long Lunch Cruise was Perfection, thank you!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: I really cant think of one thing to complain about. Nothing at all - everything was a million dollars....THANKYOU for a great afternoon. Staff were fantastic, service was quick and courteous even though the boat was full of people, and no wonder i was with the quality of the dining experience. Boat was awesome! FOOD OMG was delicious. Views were spectacular but that was to be expected. The best way to spend our first day in Sydney .... thanks Captain and crew we'll be back next trip!

Product: Best value for money out of all we done in Sydney

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff we had were all curteous and helpful and help make our 30th wedding anniversary a time to remember.

Product: After having the steak and lobster dinner a couple of days before we were really looking forward to having the variety of the seafood buffet for our anniversary lunch. The entree and dessert were very simular to Sunday's.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Took a friend from the UK on the lunch cruise for her birthday. Having done this cruise before, I knew how good it was to introduce visitors to the wonders of the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

This time around the food was still great, but the service got better. We had the best afternoon. Looking forward to trip number 3!

Product: Purchased the drinks package. Well worth the money.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: What a great way to see Sydney! Really attentive Staff, beautiful food and a very comfortable Cruise.Great value for money !

Product: Beautiful and very tasty '

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
3/5

Service: We thought the cruise was great! 👍😃

The staff were helpful, although not all understand English very well.

We had the seafood buffet , the food on offer was ok. Not enough variety . Also the food was running out by the time we got to it . 😔

Product: The food on offer was good . Although we thought not enough variety, and it was running low by the time we got to it .

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: I had visitors from the USA who had 8 hours in Sydney! What to do? The lunch cruise was the perfect mid-point. It was relaxing, with variety of wonderful Australian produce and well organised, Staff were very helpful and helped make it a memorable afternoon. A bonus was that Sydney turned on the beautiful summer day so the harbour looked magnificent.

Product: Good value and showcased Australian produce.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

we had the most enjoyable day of our stay in Sydney on your cruise your staff where excellent and the food was delicious.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: I loved everything about this cruise and intend to take Spanish relatives again in the next few weeks. A really relaxing way to see the wonderful Sydney harbor.

Product: I wide selection of food and enough for all tastes

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Cruise & food excellent. Waiting staff attentive, but did not have a great grasp of english which lead to some misunderstandings when taking drinks order. Also do not think it is appropriate to address me by my surname when asking for my feedback. If you use surnames please use a title as well! So you should have addressed me as "Hi Ms Laird"

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

I took my 92 year old mum and her friend for a belated Christmas gift. I asked to be on the ground floor as my mum cant climb up the stairs. This wish was granted and we had a lovely young lady looking after us. Thank you again for the lovely day.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was excellent; the food was excellent - we couldn't have asked for a better day. As always, Captain Cook Cruises delivered an excellent experience.

Product: Delicious food. Very impressed by the fact that they organised a fruit platter for me at short notice when I told them I was unable to eat any of the listed deserts due to lactose intolerance. I would book again

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Beautiful views, beautiful narration of Australian history, fresh sea food

hope that the buffet is open throughout the whole duration of the cruise

better choices for the salad bar, cheese and desserts

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Captain Cook Cruises always provide excellent service.

Product: Excellent. Your service is always terrific.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: Needs a lift for passengers who are less mobile. Father needed to walk up and down two flights of stairs which was physically challenging and mentally concerning for him.

Product: Nice food and pleasant views

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: We could not fault anything. The service was excellent and the meal was superb.

We would highly recommend it.

Thank you for booking your cruise with Captain Cook Cruises.

Happy to confirm your reservation under booking number 249X3T.

As per phone conversation, please find the updated reservation record attached.

Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards,

Olivia

Sydney Harbour Reservations

Captain Cook Cruises

Product: Excellent value for money. An enjoyable day had by all.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
3/5

Service: Foods are good. However, we expect more variety although the main focus is definitely on seafood. The dinning time is short for people who are on board at Circular Quay because the staff will close the buffet before the cruise goes back to Darling harbour. This surprised us negatively.

But still it was a OK experience for our group.

Product: Please refer to my another review

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: THE STAFF DRESS INTEREST AND FRIENDLY SERVICE WERE 100%.

THE MENU WAS GOOD AS WAS THE FOOD.

Product: THE FURNISHINGS AND FITTINGS WERE 1st CLASS

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: All excellent !! Staff and food and ship!!

Product: All excellent ! Very good staff , nice food and vine , nice ship, and plase!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Had a great cruise! Thank you

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Very impressive, well organized.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: Great experience. Food was delicious.

Product: Great day out. Service was good.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: The ambience was pleasant but sometime semi chaotic. Food was not sufficient for the number of guests and lining up was time consuming to enjoy the cruise.

Product: Food was limited to basic sea food. Should have a much bigger variety

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: great food very attentive staff great views

Product: wine package & window seating

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Wonderful lunch. Excellent staff. Enjoyed the cruise

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
2/5

Service: I was books on the wrong cruise by the the telephone operator. Having previously bought 2 lots of 2 adult vouchers for the seafood buffet. I wanted to purchase and additional 2 adults and 2 children's tickets but was sold tickets for the long lunch instead.

When I arrived on the day of the cruise I was offered after much discussion and negotiation a bar credit of $108. Given I paid

Product: Calamari was raw and unedble by the entire party who all love calamari. When I mentioned it at the end to the staff it seemed to not matter.

Rice was hard and cold.

I was told the prawns were good. And the salmon was also very tasty and fresh.

Dessert was barely edible. Fruit salad was the highlight and the only thing our group ate after taking the other 2 items to try. (Chocolate mouse type cake and a berry type cake)

Bread rolls were delicious, hot steaming rolls were the best thing we ate on the cruise with many of us going back for a second bread roll as we were still hungry.

Overall the staff on the ship were attentive and friendly.

Food was not upto standard.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

I gave this as an 80th birthday gift. He tells me he had a wonderful time.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: Great to cruise on Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook again after 20+ years.

Vessel was comfortable and clean. Seafood was nice. Table seating by the window was appreciated. Made the mistake of ordering cocktails which were very average. Should have stuck to wine and beer from the bottle.

Product: selection was adequate, quality was average

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Staff were very helpful and attentive especially Miho. Food was fantastic the cruise was fantastic - If i had to say anything negative it would only be the price of a bottle of wine - so can't complain. Thank You

Product: already commented prev page

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Food was excellent & service by staff was great. You may wish to upgrade your beverage package but overall experience was enjoyed by all. Will definitely do it again.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
3/5

Service: Our meals came out quickly and were acceptable in terms of taste and quality, but we had to keep asking for drinks (as we had the drinks package). We were not offered tea and coffee although other people around us were! We were also a bit disappointed with the 'Long Lunch' experience. There was nothing long about it. It was over and done with so quickly in terms of the lunch part, than we got bored as the boat did it's 2nd lap of Sydney Harbour, which was a bit too repetitive for our taste. Had it been clearer at time of booking that we should expect this, then we wouldn't have booked this type of cruise.

Product: Although the food was acceptable, the wait staff were either couldn't be bothered or deliberately try to limit the drinks package. As it was hard to order a drink. Even by going to the bar, we were then told someone would come to the table to take our drinks order.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service was lovely, very attentive and warm. The lack of toilets on the top deck was a bit of a problem to our 90-year old mother.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
1/5

Service: Our experience wasn't great

We got the wrong meal the first time and second time was undercooked so I had to send back !

The entre was smoked salmon which was brown in colour and didn't look fresh .

Product: Won't be going again !

Not the best experience

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: The cruise was terrific. However, the person serving us, was not too clued in about my severe allergy to garlic -- after I had notified the respective booking agent! Also, not very attentive at the table for example clearing the dishes, making sure our water jug was filled. The as mentioned before hit all the points of interest so that part was great.

Product: Paid more than what it was worth. Not a great variety of wine.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
4/5

Service: The cruse was excellent and as I have been twice in the past year, would consider again. However, my meal 'Grilled Salmon' was dry when I did the cruise in October last year, so would suggest the crew be advised to be careful with the temperature of the bain marie settings so meals are not spoiled for passengers. I like the whole experience because it is very relaxing, the wait staff are attentive and unobtrusive so I think you have a good formula going. The standards you set are apparent, so need to manage accordingly. Many thanks for taking the time to consider my feedback. Kind regards, Lois Perks 02 9923 6273

Product: My comments are already above. Tx

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

3 months ago
5/5

Service: I bought this for my mother and father inlaw. they both could not stop going on how amazing it was, from the time they hopped on the boat they were greeted well, they were seated by a lovely person to their window seat, with the waiter being absolutely amazing, with accomodating my father inlaw who has diabetes. cannot thank you enough

Product: My mother and father inlaws said it was amazing and exceeded their expectations

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Was a great cruise, wonderful food and freindly staff. A great way to unwind. The only way to improve it would be to include 1 or 2 complimentary drinks in the price. Obviously not meaning a full bottle of wine. I think people like all inclusive fares rather tthan extras on top. Other than that. 97%. Thank you.

Product: Geat cruise food and staff.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: Commentary could have been louder & better

Product: Good nice But not a huge variety

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Happy, professional, courteous staff who went the extra mile to help me celebrate my birthday.

Product: Seafood was lovely as were the salads.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Great meal, accommodating staff and clean and well maintained boat.

Product: Reasonable cost for the meal, discount for online booking was appreciated.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

everything from the food to the staff was perfect. The staff were so verybfriendly and welcoming

everyone mad an effort to make us feel special.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Most enjoyable , relaxing afternoon.

very good attentive service

Product: Good food. An excellent way of dining

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

It was okay but not enough seafood choice, as charged that price

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: My husband and i enjoyed the experienced so much eventhough that was my third time already. Food was enjoyable but the staff was really good specially the young guy that looked after us..Overall it was an a wonderfull exprience and will do it again in a future. Thank you for the job well done..

Product: It is a wonderfull experienced..

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
2/5

Service: I found the experience to be lacking in service and choice of food. With limited selection of seafood, salad and vegetables. Fish was overcooked and tasteless. Prawns were old and had obviously been frozen as one I had wasn't defrosted completely. The dessert and cheese selection wasn't enough for everyone. And very basic. The history that came over the speakers had inaccuracies eg the naval history. And there was no instructions at all as to say the cruise had come to an end. Overall we were very dissatisfied with the cruise.

Product: Food was disgusting and service non existent

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: The cruise trip was fine.. the onboard buffet lunch was very limited in choice and quantity for volume of people on this particular journey.

We are very.open minded people and accepting of all people. However the number of tour people onboard made for cramped lunch seating and eating at times and also being subjected some in undesirable behaviour and noises from other visitors.

We would most likely not go on another trip during peak seasons to try and avoid the influx.of such tour groups.. or at least enquire at time of booking.

Product: Refer previous commentary

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Excellent Cruise,Food good,Staff great.had a great day on harbour,would recommend for people to try.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

All nine of us enjoyed the two hour seafood buffet cruise on Sydney Harbour. Every aspect of the experience was positive, from the comfortable seating, good spread catering to most tastes, the scenery is second to none and the commentary was good.

Once we found the directions, we had no problems following them to board the cruise. Navigating the confusing website was not particularly easy.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful way to celebrate Dads 80th!

Service exceptional

Boat.clean and modern

I know a lift in a vessel this size is difficult, but would have been handy for Dad

Product: Food was good

Staff helpful

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
2/5

Service: Could not hear loudspeaker because guests so very loud. Could not hear info. Not a quality experience. Would not do again. No recommend to others.

Product: Liked crab. Not oysters. Nice buffet overall

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: We expected the same cruise that we had last time with the beautiful seafood buffet. This was a bit restricted. The Extra alcohol package was limited to only a few beverages (beer) This could have been explained better prior to purchase. We generally had a lovely day. The staff were very helpful and efficient.

Product: Food of excellent quality. My son was sea sick and no one offered any suggestions. He had to purchase lemonade and was unable to eat any of his meal. I found him on the lower level of the boat near the exhaust. This didn't help his sea sickness. I told several staff members that he was sick. Im sure staff must know of a more suitable place to hang out if someone is sick.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: So Amaizing.

Food was so good the cruise was fun.

Love to return again oneday for sure

Product: Good price for family and yummy food

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Food okay and reasonable amount. The waitress who mainly dealt with us was very good. We were seated on a raised platform and this could have been a problem as there were elderly people in our party. Also didn't like having to go all the way downstairs to use the toilets.

Well done for the lovely weather and beautiful harbour.

Product: Already commented on the food and service, but I will add that the drinks are expensive but really no more than I expected.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: The crew where fabulous and so sweet, however the food was terrible no variety the only good thing was prawns.

Product: The crew was brilliant so nice and helpful but the food was terrible

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your feedback from your recent cruises with us where your ticket was provided as a gift voucher.

We were disappointed to read your comment as we do provide a very large selection of Buffet items including – six choices of Seafood , four salads plus three choices of main course including either Roast of day of Beef Lamb or Chicken. At the end of this a cheese board and a seasonal selection of fresh fruit and a selection of cakes. We are sorry if you felt that this was perceived as not a sufficient selection.

Finally, we are glad you found our service and experience great as this is what all our staff strive to deliver and a copy of your review has been sent onto our Hospitality and Catering teams to share your comments.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Our Group had a great time, food good and wine and service was of high standard. Thank you very much.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: All six of us had a really great day

Product: Food was amazing and staff were great

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Good service, quality meal, pleasant decor

Product: Good service, quality meal, pleasant surroundings on a lovely boat

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Food was not fabulous but enjoyed the experience

Product: Would probably take a shorter cruise as sailed to the same spots

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a Excellent Day. The Staff was Very Friendly. The Food & Service was Very Good. We all Loved the High Quality of the Photo"s that Your Photgrapher suppled for use as a Remembrance Of The Day. no Complains, we all had a Great Day On The Water. looking forward to doing it all again.

Product: Good Selection. Very Tasty. there was something for very one.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was first class, pure serenity sailing round the harbour enjoying the food and hospitality. Just loved it

Product: Food excellent fine wine and great company

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Great day out. Service was very good.

Product: Service was outstanding. Compliments to the wait staff

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Food was great and the length of the cruise was great

Product: Excellent thoroughly enjoyed it

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: Selection of food and alcohol was limited. Great service and experience.

Product: Not what i would call a buffet.

Limited selection on both food and alcohol.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your feedback from your recent cruises with us.
We were disappointed to read your comment as we do provide a very large selection of Buffet items including – six choices of Seafood , four salads plus three choices of main course including either Roast of day of Beef Lamb or Chicken. At the end of this a cheese board and a seasonal selection of fresh fruit and a selection of cakes . As your group had chosen our inclusive bar package which includes Tyrrell’s Moore Creek Sparkling, Tyrrell’s Moore Creek Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, Tyrell’s Moore Creek Shiraz, Toohey’s New draught & Hahn Premium Light beer, soft drinks and fruit juices. We are sorry if you felt that this was perceived as not a sufficient selection.
Finally, we are glad you found our service and experience great as this is what all our staff strive to deliver and a copy of your review has been sent onto our Hospitality and Catering teams to share your comments.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

I have taken overseas visitors on CC cruises numerous times over the years because I think that there is no better way to see the harbour.

In the past we have been unable to fault the food in the buffet lunch but on our latest cruise we found some of the food not quite up to the usual standards. The sweet chilli chicken was nearly cold and was very bland, the prawns were quite dirty. We also found used dishes piling up on the table.

These are only minor issues and certainly would not deter me from going on future CC harbour cruises when we are hosting visitors.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Great

Product: Overall a good seafood buffet cruise, nice experience, nice boat, good service, on-board commentary was just ok, seafood could have been better as some tasted like it was from the freezer

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

The seafood buffet lunch cruise was a wonderfully relaxed way to enjoy Sydney harbor and a fine lunch. The food, views, and narrative were all great. I would do it again.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Food was great, service was very good and staff friendly. The commentary given was very interesting. Would certainly recommend it to friends.

Product: As said previously, the Long Lunch Cruise experience was enjoyed greatly.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: this was an excellent experience, my partner and I were looking for something special we could enjoy together, this exceeded our expectations :)

Product: good food, nice range and plenty of food

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

The food was excellent, and the cruise interesting. As it was a long lunch it could have been served a bit slower. And there could have been some information on the table of the cruise sites eg Kirribilli House etc.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: From the time of arrival at the wharf the service received from the staff on board was excellent. The lass (MIHO) who looked after us throughout our long lunch was a credit and a asset to Captain Cook Cruises.

Product: The long lunches we enjoyed on board went a long way to celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary and our first meeting 67yrs ago. We could not have asked for a better venue.THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Friendly efficient staff

Product: The standard lunch would have been sufficient on this occasion

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Good cruise however meal felt very rushed. Staff friendly and attentitive.

Product: Tea and coffee should be included when you purchase the bar package.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Honestly, my husband and I were very impressed with the service, the food and wine and the overall experience. We had the table service, long lunch and It was a delicious and relaxing afternoon. Couldn't rate it higher, thank you.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Enjoyable. Really valued the running commentary; it would have been good to have had a quiet area downstairs for those who really wanted to hear the guided recording as it can get fairly loud with everyone talking around the food tables. Tea and coffee was probably the only thing that let the food side of things down.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
2/5

We paid for bar service - wine was free (I did not want that) but had to pay for sparkling mineral water and coffee - ripped off!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
1/5

Service: Cancelation fees even 7 days before event ridiculous. $20.00 per ticket fee. So i will not recommend that service.

Product: Nice customer service. Friendly staff members

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Service was slow to start with as the waiters each had a number of tables to get drink and food orders and we waited about 25 minutes for drinks.

Product: long lunchers were rushed to suit the shorter time smorgasbord guests downstairs!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

The quality of food needs to be improved. Other than that, it was good.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

The food and service was excellent. Our waitress Amy (Japanese girl) was very friendly and attentive. The only negative was the ladies toilets, which were extremely dirty.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Good service, happy workers

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

I was a good experience , but there is always a room for improvement

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: Service was average.

Product: Seafood wasn't great for a seafood cruise... calamari was like rubber. Service was alright. Fruit salad had old watermelon in it... Sorry, wouldn't go again or recommend unless it was cheaper.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Had a great time food was very good. Wine a little expensive

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: The food wasn't the best but the experience was good and great opportunity to enjoy Sydney harbour.

Product: Expensive for the food quality.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

Service: Dined a la carte, requested a few extra bread rolls. Do you think we got them. We paid for the open bar for seven people and it was very hard to get drink service.

Product: Portion size could be a lot better due to what it cost.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Lovely big boat nicely airconditioned, great choice and taste of food for sit down 3 course lunch, attentive and friendly waiters and as we chose the drinks package we were sufficiently served alcohol as required. And as a birthday cruise I asked if the staff would sing happy birthday which they did with a sparkler in the dessert.

Product: It was like being in a fancy restaurant but with the bonus of sailing the Sydney harbour. Great food and service

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a wonderful time. Good food and wine, good weather - a great opportunity to show an overseas visitor the harbour at its best.

Product: Very nice food with options of seafood or meat dishes. However, a little high on price, but we were on holiday so it didn't matter.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Good experience

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a fantastic time - food was beautiful the service was great and the location was perfect.

Product: Perfect - the lunch was excellent

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

Service: Was good but our waitress forgot to bring my husbands beer and other customers were offered additional bread rolls and we were not offered extra despite paying for the long lunch.

Product: Good but the waiter forgot to bring drinks we ordered.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Great cruise - nice mix of food - professional, friendly staff

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Excellect experience

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Good food good service

Product: The price to hight , if I buy the full price

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Beautiful day on the best harbour in the world. We caught up with friends which we hadn't seen in a long time. Food was delicious and the staff outstanding. A great day was had by all.

Product: Great day. Awesome cruise and attentive staff. The food was delicious.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We've had your long lunches before. As in the past service excellent, food & beverages excellent, great seating on the best harbour anywhere and great value

Product: We've been on your long lunch cruises before. As previously excellent service, food and beverages. Top seating on our beautiful harbour

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Easy boarding, friendly staff. Photography person was annoying

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
3/5

I thought the length of the cruise was not long enough. We boarded at King street wharf and was told once we sat down that we could go up and start the buffet which I did not like because we were not even moving yet By the time we ate we were back and did not get at least an hour to relax and take in the vvviewvvview. about an

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
2/5

The view was great but the glass that my drink came in was very dirty and I still had to pay for it. And the meal took ages to come. At the end we where told to go else where because they where setting up for dinner. Wouldn't do it agin.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful experience, attentive, unobtrusive, polite and helpful staff. Commentator extremely informative. Food was very tasty and plentiful. Seeing the commencement of Sydney to Hobart race was an added bonus.

Product: Good food, plenty of it. Very tasty.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
4/5

A lovely cruise, food average, no discount when two people could not come due to illness.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
1/5

Service: It was not family friendly, kids could not eat anything... staff was cold and unwelcoming

Product: Buffet was not enough... only 3 dishes... and lines to get the food

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Everything was lovely, and my family from Scotland enjoyed it. Was a little bit hard for my mother (she's 87) to climb all of those stairs to the top deck but she did get there in the end. Maybe a suggestion I have is putting in a chair lift to help with people with a disability as I know there will be other people with more mobility issues than my mother.

Product: The food was lovely and came out quite quickly, the only thing was we had to pay for coffee/tea and I thought it would have been in the price of the dinner. Didn't mind that the other drinks had to be purchased.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: The food,service and cruise were awesome a little disappointed with the price that we paid for our 4 yr old grandsons for what he received,in general though we had a lovely time and this is our family's special New Year's Day event.

Product: It was really good look forward to our next one.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Very good experience, food great, staff polite and prompt, despite bad weather, my gf and I loved every moment of this Lunch cruise and will be trying a dinner cruise asap!

Product: The price is about right. You get what you pay for, quality!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: myself and party enjoyed the cruise and the dining experience and the crew did a fine job a great day was had by all thankyou

Product: excellent rating booking online was very easy

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had an overseas relative with us and we thoroughly enjoyed showing off our harbour in such a lovely way. The meal was wonderful.

Product: Great way to share a lovely meal and show off the harbour to overseas guest.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
2/5

Staff, cruise, food great. Would like to settle in before lunch is served with a couple of champagnes then a break between courses so we can enjoy a different wine with each course. Felt rushed & spoiled the great trip. This was my 4th & last. thanks

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your feedback on our long lunch and we were delighted to welcome you back on board and to read that you found the staff, food and cruise great. We are disappointed to read that you found the service too rushed as our hospitality staff can always be asked to meet your requirements form your group.

We do look forward to welcoming you back on board in the future.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

Service: Food was good and the harbour was good pity about the weather

Product: Good selection and food was fresh

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

Service: Well served when arrived, including seating, drinks and curtious staff.

Product: Food was generally good and plentifull except squids were totally horrible, taste like it has been recycled a thousand times.This was the only bad quality, the rest were good.

I suggest that sea food needs to taste fresh, especially the crabs. If its not fresh it not worth eating.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Exceptional service by the staff and food was erfect

Product: Great value for money and a perfect day

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Staff are friendly & helpful efficient & fast polite

Product: Plenty of time to enjoy lunch while taking in the beautiful view

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

Service: Service was excellent, and all of our wait staff were very attentive.

There was only one negative, and that was that there were no restroom facilities on the deck we were on for lunch , and we had to go down two decks to access toilet facilities

Product: Good value for money, good food and great service

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

We had a fantastic time. The food was excellent but the drink service at times was a little slow. We would definitely come back. Thanks.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

We were a bit squashed at the table, and we noticed that the portions were slightly different for the same dish. My steak was overcooked even though I was specific with the order.

However, the staff was pleasant and the service was quick. The wine was enjoyable and the atmosphere was pleasant. Overall, everyone had a relaxing experience which was ultimately the goal for our work function.

We enjoyed the cruise, it was smooth sailing. Thanks!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Fantastic.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Had a wonderful time.Food was great and plenty of it

Product: Good value great ambience,good service

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

I have been on the Top Deck Captains cruise about 4 times now and love it every single time. Such a perfect experience and so much fun!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent food & service

Product: The food was excellent with plenty of variety

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
3/5

Was a good experience overall. Staff on our level was very attentive and helpful. Disappointed that there wasn't wheelchair access to upper levels limiting options for those people.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: This was our groups fourth Long Lunch Cruise to celebrate Christmas and was excellent as usual. All 10 of us totally enjoyed the atmosphere, the quality of the food and service delivered by the staff.

Product: Great way to get the group together.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Very professional, organised, informative cruise feast.

Product: Plenty of food variety in the fresh seafood and a couple old favourite dishes and salads.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

5 months ago
1/5

Service: We booked this breakfast harbour cruise from interstate because we were disembarking from a NZ cruise at 6.30am on Sunday morning, and had several hours to kill before we could check in to our hotel. Unfortunately when we arrived at Circular Quay at the specified time, we were told, to our surprise, that we were in the wrong place, and that we had misses the cruise. We were told that an email had been sent on 24/11, and when we explained that we were on the high seas on a cruise liner, and not able to receive emails, we asked for a refund, but this was refused - "No refunds on the day is our policy". When I asked what our options were, I was told we could take a lunch cruise, provided I paid the difference in price. I ended up paying the difference of around $70, but our morning was ruined as we then had to hang around for several hours until our hotel room was ready. I have chronic back pain, and cannot spend time walking as others might have in the circumstances. I think your companies response to our circumstance was very poor - we had booked the breakfast cruise many months in advance for a specific purpose, and through no fault of ours, we did not receive your email about the change of place of departure. You should have provided an apology and a refund.

Product: The Buffet Lunch was taken in lieu of the Breakfast Cruise, as detailed in the previous comments. My wife forfeited her cruise because of the upset caused by the Breakfast Cruise problems

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your review of your breakfast cruise with us on Sydney Harbour. We were disappointed to read that our customer service did not meet your expectations despite attempting to find an alternate solution for you. We apologise if this did not meet your expectations and we have also replied directly to you t for the inconvenience that occurred.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

great lunch value for money and friendly staff and beautiful Sydney Harbour, what more could you want.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: A cruise commentary would have made the cruise exceptional

Product: Very pleased with service

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Servie was outstanding. Our waitstaff Guil was amazing.

Product: Food was awesome.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: The trip was very enjoyable I love it thanks

Product: Very good

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: I ENJOYED MY TRIP AND LUNCH . THE EXPERIENCE WAS WONDERFUL

Product: FOOD AND MENU AND SERVICE WAS VERY GOOD

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Great Company. A bit of confusion loading from the two gates and split stairwell.

Product: Nice food, a little slow to re-stock platters. Inexperienced staff when ordering a bottle of wine, our girl had no idea about availability of wines or how to pour from a bottle into a wine glass, a fair bit missed the glass.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Courteous. A bit disorganised as to which lane to board the cruise.

Product: Reasonable well meal quality.Like to see it better still.

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Service was fine. Perhaps it would be useful to know that there was a limited time to get food from the buffet and the desert/cheese buffet.

Product: The seafood was excellent, but the vegetarian option was quite poor on this occasion. Either vegetarian diners shouldn't have to pay as much, or the quality needs to be improved.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: The cruise itself was excellent. The staff very friendly and helpful.

Product: It was a shame that all the salads were coated in some sort of dressing of condiment, none of which we can handle. This made out meal choices very difficult.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your feedback on your Buffet Lunch cruise with us on Sydney Harbour. We were disappointed to read your review as we often receive good feedback on our choice of salads & menus. Once again thank you for your feedback.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Good

Product: Decent. Lacking variety

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: All well done - will come again

Product: Most enjoyable

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: No comment.

Product: The food was poor.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your review of your Buffet Lunch cruise with us on Sydney Harbour. We were disappointed to read that the food did not meet your expectations as feedback on our choice and quality of food is very good. Once again thank you for your review.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: it was my 6th cruise , was a very enjoyable experience , great staff all friendly from the office to the boat.

Product: the selection was wonderful . I loved the cheese and biscuits. The presentation was perfection and was constantly topped up. I use the captain cook cruises all the time as I know it will always be good and value for money.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Pleasant staff....service was good....wouldn't say excellent....

Product: Cruise was good... S/Food buffet was Ok....

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Service and food were very good.

Product: It was an enjoyable way for tourists and locals to see the Harbour b

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Great window seat and good service. Buffet was a bit average.

Product: Buffet was in my opinion a bit average

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Brilliant. We have now had two anniversaries, one lunch and one dinner on top deck. Both were excellent experiences. Great service, clean ship, good food, great wine, clean windows and on time. We think this is the best way to see Sydney Harbour!.

Product: Excellent

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

It would have capped off the experience if better desserts and "top quality" coffee were included. Yes good quality coffee was available at a price, but I believe it should be included and the dessert was very low standard. The rest of the buffet was good enough quality and our group enjoyed the experience very much.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Brought friends fron Spain for the buffet lunch we all had an unforgettable experience lovely everything will definately be returning 10/10

Product: 10/10

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Everything was top drawer. Thanks very much – I really didn't expect this to be as good as it was!

Product: I would recommend this cruise to anyone visiting Sydney – what a great wat to experience the Harbour! Just brilliant, thank you!

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Our overseas guests were impressed and would like to come back.

Product: Staff courteous and knowledgeable and lunch delicious.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Very enjoyable 2 hours. Staff were friendly and helpful

Product: Plenty of good food. prawns, oysters, muscles and other hot dishes & salads.

Only criticism is the crab was washed out too much with fresh water making it tasteless.

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: fantastic set up and enjoyable experience

Product: delish

Review for Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Great service very happy

Review for Long Lunch Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: No commentary heard on this long lunch level only music

Product: an extra menu choice would be good

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