Top Deck 2 course


  • Cruise on MV Sydney 2000*
  • Two course contemporary Australian a la carte dining
  • Main Harbour Sights
  • Million dollar views 
  • Menu

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

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Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6 Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1
 Daily   12.30pm. Disembark 2.20pm or 3.45pm  12noon. Disembark 1.45pm or 3.30pm

^Timetable changes 

  • 06 November 2018 
    • Cruise departs Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1 at 12.30pm and returns at 2.00pm. There will be no Circular Quay option on this day 

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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

Special Conditions apply to all Special Offers

YOUR SAY WHALE WATCHING - "(The whales) were magnificent, graceful, breathtakingly awesome and there were lots of them." Visit Lyn's blog to read her great post Whale Watching in Sydney with Captain Cook Cruises. Lyn Lindfield, Travel Blogger

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82 % approval from 11 responses

2 weeks ago

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

2 weeks ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

2 weeks ago

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)

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

1 month ago

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

2 months ago

Great friendly service & good food

Review for Top Deck Lunch

2 months ago

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

Review for Top Deck Lunch

2 months ago

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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