Gold Lunch & Drinks

The Gold Lunch Cruise is an exciting dining option hosted by Captain Cook Cruises in partnership with Australia's finest food and wine producers. Every cruise includes a superior beverage selection and a six course seasonal menu, tailored for each departure, all set to the spectacular background of Sydney Harbour. Join us for the 2020 Series Launch on Thursday 5th December 2019.

 

Gold Lunch Series 2020

  • 6 course seasonal menu
  • Superior beverage selection
  • Tailored to each departure
  • 2020 Series Info

PADDOCK & CLAW Gold Lunch

  • 2020 Series Launch
     - Thursday 5th December 2019
  • Australian beef & shellfish
  • Welcome cocktail & superior wines
  • Paddock & Claw Info
  • Menu

HARBOUR SPICE Gold Lunch  

PADDOCK & CLAW Gold Lunch

AQUA FIZZ Gold Lunch

CUT ABOVE Gold Lunch


 

VINO BOTTE Gold Lunch

PADDOCK & CLAW Gold Lunch

AQUA FIZZ Gold Lunch

CUT ABOVE Gold Lunch

VINO BOTTE Gold Lunch

AQUA FIZZ Gold Lunch

*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.

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

Dress: We recommend Smart & Stylish - collared shirts for men and jackets in winter.

IMPORTANT

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

Special Diet? We regret special diets cannot be catered for on the Gold Lunch Series cruises. Please refer to our Top Deck Lunch

Inclusions

  • 6-course menu tailored for each departure 
  • Superior beverage selection
  • Reserved individual table seating
  • Million dollar views
  • Cruise on MV Sydney 2000 
  • From 12noon, up to 3.5 hours
  • See Cruise Info for more
  • Next Departure - 2020 Series Launch Event
    - PADDOCK & CLAW Thursday 05 December 

Need to know

  • 2020 Series Launch Event
    - PADDOCK & CLAW Gold Lunch Cruise 
    - Thursday 05 December 2019
    - Celebration of Australian beef & shellfish
    - Hosted in partnership with Monin Cocktails
  • Event Special $129 per person
    - Normally $169 
    - Terms & Conditions
  • Menu
    - Menus are seasonally tailored for each departure and feature a superior beverage selection
  • Special Diets
    - We regret special diets are unavailable on this cruise
  • Credit Card Fraud Prevention
    - At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online
  • Map

Timetable

Date Departs Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1
2020 Series Launch Event
  • Thursday 05 December 2019 - Paddock & Claw
Depart 12noon. Disembark 3.30pm
2020 Series Dates
  • Sunday 23 February - Harbour Spice
  • Friday 20 March - Paddock & Claw
  • Sunday 05 April - Aqua Fizz
  • Friday 01 May - Cut Above
  • Sunday 28 June - Vino Botte
  • Friday 07 August - Paddock & Claw
  • Sunday 13 September - Aqua Fizz
  • Friday 16 October - Cut Above
  • Sunday 15 November - Vino Botte
  • Thursday 03 December - Aqua Fizz 
Depart 12noon. Disembark 3.30pm

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97 % approval from 39 responses

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Rating
1 week ago
4/5

Service: Service on board was attentive without being intrusive. The food was excellent. It would be nice to station a staff member at the wharf to welcome guests before boarding.
Product: Food and drinks pairing were very good. Enjoyed the educational talks too.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful cruise, meal, drinks and service. Beautiful afternoon!!
Product: Everything was wonderful!

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2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Awesome food and service
Product: Fabulous food and service

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Exceptional!! Staff are friendly and efficient
Product: Value for money and overall experience

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: 料理の味、ウェイトレスの対応がよかったです。
またワインのチョイスも良かったです。
Product: ワイン飲み放題がよかったです。
料理の質、量ともに良かったです。

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Excellent service. The entire meal was faultless.
Product: Service and meal faultless.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: A great day out - Sydney harbour is amazing and this was matched by great food and very good service.
Product: Great sea food and excellent wines. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The food was possibly the best I have had on a Gold Class lunch. The Tyrrell's wines were a bit average, but the service excellent.
Product: A wonderful day out with wonderful scenery.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Food and service top quality. Only very minor complain was the repetitive sailing between Circular Qua and King St wharf
Product: obtained a reduced cost for the dinner, so very good value

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Every thing from hosting, service, atmosphere, food and drinks went according to the program
Product: Very reasonable price for such excellent lunch.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Lovely way to see Sydney harbour.
Product: Service lovely but was sometimes long wait for a drink. Ok as they had a self serve bar so was ok. Next time don’t tell us the food was reheated and came out of a plastic bag that you can buy from Aldi. For a specialist meat and beer matched lunch for Father’s Day. I would expect freshly cooked food.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was excellent. Olga who took care of all our needs was fantastic. A credit to your company. The staff made us feel welcomed.. the food was also first class.. just a great experience for our anniversary.
Product: This was an anniversary present and you guys made it special

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Venue, staff and service 2nd to none. Absolutely enjoyed the entire day. The pianist really set a wonderful atmosphere. This has been the best so far.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Online purchasing was very efficient and a later email advised of a change to departure point. Unfortunately it was not followed up and the website was not updated when the departure point reverted back to its original position. As the office was not open it was up to the crew of the vessel to assure us we were in the right place. Others on board were equally confused.
Product: Beautifully and spaciously set out. The food was well presented and delicious, the wine generously poured. Staff were friendly and attentive. Plenty of room to move around inside and out. A very nice atmosphere.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Excellent service & great food

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: 5 star service from thr time we boarded the boat
Product: Look out for the gold cruise special price

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: I have been on Captain Cook Cruises numerous times. Always receive wonderful service by staff & food always superb.
Product: Fantastic food, wine, music & service.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: THE BOAT TRIP WAS GREAT STAFF WERE VERY GOOD FOOD AND DRINKS WERE TOPS
Product: FOD AND DRINKS WERE GREAT STAFF WERE VERY HAPPY AND GREAT HELP

Review for Gold Lunch Series

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Great food, great atmosphere, great overall experience and looking forward to repeating the experience
Product: Great food, great atmosphere, great overall experience and looking forward to repeating the experience

Review for Gold Lunch Series

4 months ago
1/5

Service: They could start by actually conducting the cruise that I purchased. Im not interested in booking an alternative one. I want my money refunded thanks. Hopeless!
Product: See the above. Aaaaaaaaaa

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. Unfortunately, the wharf our cruise departs from is under renovation – so therefore we were unable to operate this cruise. This is completely outside of our control and is a government decision. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience. We are pleased to note that a member from our reservations team contacted you prior to your cruise to communicate this and to offer a cruise alternative or a full refund.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Gold Lunch Series

5 months ago
5/5

Service: From the moment we came on board we experienced 5 star service. The welcoming staff whisked us up to the gold deck, we were offered a Prosecco and shown to our reserved table. Everything about the presentation was generous and top notch. A staff member seemed to be assigned to just a few tables and was attentive and swift to refill glasses and clear dishes. Senior staff were alert and monitoring the quality of the service. It is the best Australian service I have experienced for some time - Congratulations!
Product: Purchased at the last minute as an impulse the Gold lunch "Vino Boato" was delightful. The level of service was exceptional and we loved all the attention. Samuel Smith & Son had gone all-out to provide a premium wine experience and Aaron Marshall from Samuel Smith & Son had prepared brilliant notes on the wine selection and was on hand to provide insight and background on the wine list. The meal was well paced and each dish was thoughtfully matched up with wine. Fantastic!

Review for Gold Lunch Series

5 months ago
5/5

Service: I had to change dates for the cruise I had booked, was no problem to have tickets reissued. On the day of the cruise we received professional friendly service from start to finish.
Product: Lovely afternoon cruising around the harbour with wonderful food and great wine

Review for Gold Lunch Series

5 months ago
5/5

The entire day was fantastic. The food and wine was really good. We will be back to do another one soon.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

5 months ago
5/5

Great food & service

Review for Gold Lunch Series

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Amazing food and drinks
Product: Absolutely loved it! I would recommend it to anyone celebrating a special occasion

Review for Gold Lunch Series

6 months ago
5/5

Service: 1st class. Food, wine, service and atmosphere absolutely 1st class. Would thoroughly recommend this company.
Product: 1st class. No complaints whatsoever. Could not fault anything. Food, wine, service and setting absolutely wonderful. Fully recommended.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Pleasantly greeted at the Wharf and also on -board staff. Service was efficient and pleasant. The meal and wines were excellent and even though it was pouring rain it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience
Product: As we responded to a "half-price" offer. It was definately worth the money.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

6 months ago
5/5

Fantastic food, wonderful service and great views of course!

Review for Gold Lunch Series

7 months ago
5/5

Service: very well done food was excellent
we also had a presention but tne p/a system was not working
starf we also excellent
Product: good value will be doing more gold lunch series

Review for Gold Lunch Series

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Impecable service from boarding, ushered through to our table, greeted by our steward and served food and drinks seemlessly throughout the cruise.
Product: Great value for your money

Review for Gold Lunch Series

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Fanatic relaxing afternoon, great food , great staff 10:10
Product: Fantastic food and service . Relaxing afternoon

Review for Gold Lunch Series

7 months ago
5/5

Service: The service on the day was prompt and polite. When my glass was empty, the waitress was there to fill it. The food was delicious. Fine Dining at its best. Nothing was too much trouble. I have been recommending the gold class cruises to our friends.
Product: We expected to be treated very well and we were treated for what we paid. We spoke with other people on the cruise who all agreed it was a superb lunch.

Review for Gold Lunch Series

7 months ago
5/5

It was really nice to have gold lunch experience! Captain Cook Cruises doin great! Will recommend to my friends!

Review for Gold Lunch Series

8 months ago
4/5

Service: Yes they are very good.
Product: they are outnumbered.Please put more staff...

Review for Gold Lunch Series

8 months ago
5/5

This was a gift from my daughter who bought it if my husband as an 80th birthday gift - we both really enjoyed the experience

Review for Gold Lunch Series

8 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was excellent, food was incredible - would certainly recommend!
Product: The food was aaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzziiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnnnngggggggggggggggg

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9 months ago
4/5

great

Review for Gold Lunch Series

9 months ago
5/5

Service: service was great food was excellent as it always is very welcoming
Product: food and service was expellant

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9 months ago
5/5

Service: This was our second Gold Cruise and the food is fantastic, the wine is lovely and the service is impeccable. We will be back again...
Product: Excellent value and all inclusive lunch...

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