Top Deck 2 course

Inclusions

  • Cruise on MV Sydney 2000
  • 2-course contemporary Australian a la carte dining
  • Main Harbour Sights
  • Million dollar views
  • Up to 1hr 45min cruise from 12noon 
  • Menu

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

Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6 Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1
 Daily   12.30pm. Disembark 2.15pm or 3.45pm  12noon. Disembark 1.45pm or 3.30pm

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Created for the locals, this cruise offers an exceptional cruising restaurant experience. The menu is premium a la carte and served on the upper restaurant deck of MV Sydney 2000 with sensational views of Sydney. More Info ...

The Top Deck Lunch is immensely popular with local groups looking for a more sophisticated experience than just a sightseeing cruise. There is no commentary to disrupt the flow of conversation and the menu is Contemporary Australian a la carte. Celebration cakes are despatched to every corner of the deck leaving a trail of sparkles in their wake.

Guests can choose their favourite two courses. An entree and main, a main and dessert, two entrees, or if you have a dentist in the family, two desserts. Additional desserts can be purchased onboard if anyone decides they would like a third course. 

Depending on your afternoon schedule there is a choice of early or late disembarkations. For visiting international corporate clients this cruise is the perfect blend of business and pleasure. The pre-defined finish time allows hosts to conclude their social business in a timely manner and be back at the office without the awkward `time to ship out and shove off' moment.

Also available at additional cost

  • Third course. Note cheaper if purchased at time of booking but all guests must select to have the additional course. Alternatively individuals can purchase an additional course onboard.

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual

*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.

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

Special Diet? Most dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice - Contact Us

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YOUR SAY HIGH TEA - Our experience was 10/10. Food served was second to none and cruise well above our expectations. We have a large family of 7 and staff were great - our kids all left with smiles on their faces. Next time we are in Sydney, we will definitely be revisiting.  Johnathan & Laura

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91 % approval from 64 responses

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Rating
5 days ago
5/5

Service: I use lunch and dinner cruises a few times a year either with close friends as a super-relaxed time out together or with overseas visitors to show them something truly different and special about Sydney. Your meal cruises fulfil those aims admirably.
In particular with a limited but good menu, you offer very nice meals with minimal fuss and timing which must be a ****** to keep to. With a glass or two and the effortless views, the whole trip makes for an unforgettable experience. Many thanks.
Product: I already did in No. 1. It was great.

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1 week ago
5/5

Service: My husband and I had a most delightful day on Captain Cook Top Deck lunch cruise celebrating my birthday. Staff food and drinks were all very good. The weather was perfect.
Product: Excellent day with helpful staff, lovely food and drinks.

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2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Fabulous, attentive service & top quality food
Product: Great value - imagine >>> full sit-down lunch of the best quality, afloat in one of the top tourist destinations anywhere in the world - all for below $70; unbeatable value!

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3 weeks ago
1/5

The food was good,service awlful, waiters passed us by,dirty dishes were not removed.It is was to be a special day for us, but we were very disappointed in something we have enjoyed many times.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for the review of your experience of your Cruise. We can assure you that our staff are trained to provide our customers devoted and efficient service. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on board if they have any concerns, especially regarding food, drinks and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately. Please be assured your concerns have been forwarded to our catering and hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Joey our waiter was spotless! Marvelous food and drinks. We also got an amazing window table at the bow of the ship - I suggest you pay extra for this. And the weather was also perfect for it. Recommend!
Product: We had the Salmon and the Beef. Cooked perfectly! Drinks menu also very good.

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1 month ago
5/5

Service: Excellent viewing and great food!!
Product: View was 10star easy. Food was grear too. Well worth it!!

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1 month ago
5/5

Service: Was very impressed with the food & beverage service, the staff were excellent & very nice.
Product: Very good, excellent food & service

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1 month ago
5/5

I highly recommend the top deck lunch cruise. The service was excellent and the food was superb. The cruise was to celebrate a birthday. The staff went out of their way to decorate the dessert and present it with a sparkler with very little notice. They even sang happy birthday when they brought out the dessert. Thankyou for making a very memorable birthday experience.

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2 months ago
5/5

Service: We had the most perfect day on Sydney 2000 the weather was excellent staff were very pleasant and the meal was very enjoyable and of course the setting was first class
Product: excellent value for everything on board

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2 months ago
5/5

Service: Everything was great, thank you.
Product: Staff & food were great..

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2 months ago
5/5

The customer service was fantastic and friendly. The views and food were amazing. It was all punctual and well organised.

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2 months ago
4/5

the Sydney harbour cruise lunch was nice and enjoyable. Thank you for the service.

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2 months ago
2/5

Service: service was only average meal was forgotten was asked if we had eaten only after everyone else had eaten. food was excelent
compared to last time service needs to be improved
Product: food was excellent desert could be inproved

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for the review of your experience of your Cruise. We can assure you that our staff are trained to provide our customers devoted and efficient service. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on board if they have any concerns, especially regarding food, drinks and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately. Please be assured your concerns have been forwarded to our hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Top Deck Lunch

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Very good service
Product: Wine was far too expensive

Review for Top Deck Lunch

2 months ago
5/5

Service: As usual the service was excellent with the staff on board catering to all our needs. The food was also well received by all and up to the standard we have come to expect form Captain Cook Cruises.
Thank you very much
Product: Given the challenge of feeding 40 very hungry men at one time, the food was excellent

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2 months ago
5/5

Service: Once again a very enjoyable day out. The food and service was great and nothing was a bother. This is the second time we have done the cruise....we even had a window seat.....a great day out!!!!!
Product: Good value.

Cheaper than last year which was a pleasant surprise.

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3 months ago
4/5

Service: Great service..great meal and great cruise
Product: Good value for a delicious meal

Review for Top Deck Lunch

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience was excellent with helpful and friendly staff, lunch was served promptly, the boat left on time and returned on time and the weather was great. aircon was a little cool but overall experience great
Product: Food was excellent and staff friendly and courtious

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3 months ago
5/5

Service: Great food, well organised, thoroughly enjoyable day on the harbour
Product: Maybe a bit pricey but a great day

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3 months ago
5/5

Excellent service, excellent staff and fantastic lunching experience all round for our group of 9. Keep up the good work guys!

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3 months ago
4/5

Service: LOVELY SMOOTH RIDE, GOOD LUNCH, VERY PLEASANT STAFF
Product: good food well presented.

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3 months ago
5/5

Service: Great experience with my mum. Beautiful food great service!
Product: Easy to use great customer service

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4 months ago
4/5

Service: The service was very good . The menu choice was not as good as previous lunches.
Product: Price was expected. Fair.

Review for Top Deck Lunch

4 months ago
5/5

Great Service and very friendly.
Wonderful meal.

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4 months ago
5/5

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4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a wonderful time on the Captain Cook Cruise! Service was attentive with lots of friendly smiles.
Product: We thoroughly enjoyed the 2-course lunch - food was delicious!

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5 months ago
5/5

Service: Amazing 6th wedding anniversary lunch cruise. Enjoyed the experience and the food!!
Product: Great 6th wedding anniversary lunch

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5 months ago
4/5

Service: The staff were very attentive. The meal was wonderful. The location is of course first class!!
Product: Very good value and wonderful service.

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5 months ago
5/5

Service: service and food
Product: good food and friendly service

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5 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were very pleasant and the service very good.
Product: Every one of the 21 meals served were enjoyed by all and in particular the steaks were very tender and cooked to everyones taste.

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5 months ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience of the top deck luncheon was amazing - the delightful menu/food, the service, the environment and views and of course the beautiful and perfect weather on the day. This cruise was recommended by one of my sisters who experienced the same cruise 2 years ago. I would certainly recommend it to others. My daughter and I enjoyed an awesome few days in Sydney and this cruise was one of our highlights. The one thing I would recommend with the lunch is that tea or coffee be included as we paid extra. Thankyou so much Captain Cook Cruises.

Anne Dubois and Rani Baker.
Product: I have written all my comments in the previous box.

Review for Top Deck Lunch

5 months ago
2/5

Service: Vegetarian options very limited
its 2 options, take it or leave it..
Product: Of course the cruise, harbor is great. Lunch is not the main inventive for cruise.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Top Deck Lunch Cruise. Our menu is listed on our website and we always encourage customers to view this to understand the inclusions on their selected cruise.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Top Deck Lunch

5 months ago
5/5

As a travel agent, i wanted to have an experience that showed me the sights and that I will be able to sell to my customers. This was by far the best option as it sves the travel and to include such a lovely lunch was a bonus. The no commentary was great also as I could sit back relax and take in the view. Many thanks for the experience.

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5 months ago
5/5

Service: The service food and the whole experience was great
Product: The food we were served was delicious

Review for Top Deck Lunch

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Attentive staff. Very polite and happy faces. This is now a go to for me. Nothing like a good meal by the window floating around our beautiful harbour. I grab a friend now and then when I want to indulge and very good value
Product: Very good staff and food. Enjoyed window table. Spoily outing

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5 months ago
2/5

Boat had strong engine fumes, which made sitting inside somewhat uncomfortable. lunch was nice. Staff were friendly.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Top Deck Lunch experience. We pride ourselves in the service we provide to all our customers and we are happy to read that you had a good experience in this regard. We continually monitor all aspects of the production chain including receipt, storage, distribution, cooking and presentation to ensure a top quality and consistent product is presented to our guests, so we’re glad that your lunch was to your standards. We apologise for the fuel fumes that permeated the rear end of the vessel in your experience. We do operate under strict environment controls for all our fuels used on our vessels, and like all vehicles using petroleum the fumes are funnelled via our exhaust.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Top Deck Lunch

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Fabulous staff were great, one of best well done steaks I’ve ever had compliments to chef. View pretty awesome also.
Product: Lovely lunch was yummy thank you

Review for Top Deck Lunch

6 months ago
5/5

Service: It was a great experience and I will recommend it to all my friends. However I’m still waiting for my complimentary birthday voucher which was included in the offer. When will I receive that?
Product: Best harbour in the world, great food, good service

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6 months ago
5/5

Service: The Top Deck lunch is of the highest quality, staff are always friendly, the cruise itself shows Sydney Harbour at its finest and value for money is very good
Product: Good quality and selection served by friendly staff

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6 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were very friendly and obliging! The seats very comfortable and the food very nice! Views spectacular!
Product: Same as before! The staff, comfort, food were a very high standard! Views unbelievable!

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6 months ago
4/5

Service: My husband & I enjoyed seeing all the Sydney sights while enjoying a nice lunch on the harbour
Product: Reasonable priced lunch with a view. We got a good price due to winter offseason

Review for Top Deck Lunch

7 months ago
5/5

me and my 2 teenage girls loved it. we are planning to come back with the whole family and will be taking this cruise again, food was amazing , it was great experience and would recommened this

Review for Top Deck Lunch

7 months ago
5/5

Magnificent boat; great views; good service and terrific food.

Review for Top Deck Lunch

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Great Service, great VFM, really helpful - made for an excellent experience.
Every Guest loved it!
Product: Great Food, Service and location! Very well looked after (especially Vivienne)

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7 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent
Product: Good and make sense with the service

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
4/5

Service: Restaurant service is very good
Product: Rather small servings not quite enough for a man

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8 months ago
5/5

Staff were very friendly & their service was great. Meals were delicious, perfectly cooked. Also liked the photo idea.

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
5/5

Service: The wait staff were very attentive
Product: Food quality was excellent

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
2/5

The view was fantastic and the waitress that serves was very friendly.
The food was average.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review of our Top Deck Lunch Cruise. We were pleased to read that you enjoyed the service and views on your cruise. 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. We apologise that this wasn’t the case on this occasion and please be assured your comments have been forwarded to our catering manager for review. As you know we do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the end product – so your review for this is very satisfying to receive. Your comments are very much appreciated by all our hospitality and catering staff and a copy of your email has been forwarded onto their department managers. We are sure they will value the positive feedback too.

Once again thank you for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
5/5

Great friendly service & good food

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
4/5

Staff was well presented and always helpful as required. I was happy 😊 with the meal and well presented.

Review for Top Deck Lunch

8 months ago
2/5

Service: Good, but has been better in the past.
Product: Has been better in the past.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review of our Top Deck Cruise. We were disappointed to read that you felt the cruise wasn’t to your standards. Our aim is always to provide an extensive variety of options maintaining the highest standards of quality. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on board if they have any concerns, especially regarding food, drinks and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately.

Once again thank you for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

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