Boat Hire

From over the top themed events to cheap & cheerful. Contact us today & we'll tailor a great cruise to suit your budget ...

With boats from 2 to 700 guests, or 2,000 across a fleet of 12 charter cruise vessels Captain Cook Cruises are the ultimate waterfront venue.

All Budgets, All Events. From over the top themed events to cheap & cheerful. Call us today & we'll tailor a great cruise to suit your budget.Cruise your own way, Bareboat charters available - you hire the vessel and crew and you can provide your own entertainment, food and non-alcoholic beverages.

  • We aim to meet and exceed expectations everytime
  • Dedicated Event Co-ordinator
  • Theme events
  • Panoramic viewing from every table
  • Expansive open cocktail decks

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Function & Events


  • Boat Hire & Transfers
  • Book a table, a deck or a whole boat
  • A la carte & buffet dining specialist
  • Live and DJ entertainment
  • Our Green Initiatives
  • Cruise & sailing vessels
YOUR SAY 21ST BIRTHDAY CHARTER - I recently had my 21st birthday on Captain Cook 2 & it was the best night imaginable. Jess M, NSW

Other Private Charter Options

Christmas Parties

Enjoy 360-degree harbour views, fantastic value for money Christmas party packages and ideas with Captain Cook Cruises. Our fleet of cruise and sailing vessels offer Christmas functions for 30 to 700 guests with a great choice of boats, menus and entertainment for all budgets ...

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Birthdays & Celebrations

Birthday parties, anniversaries and private celebrations on Sydney Harbour. The waterfront restaurant with a difference, hire your own boat, book a private room or reserve a table on one of our lunch, dinner, cocktail or high tea cruises ...

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Captain Cook Cruises offer wedding reception and ceremony venues with a difference. Enjoy absolute waterfront views aboard the largest fleet of charter boats on Sydney Harbour ...

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Business Events

Whether you are holding a staff conference, entertaining clients or simply looking for a waterfront restaurant to hold your next corporate event, a cruise on Sydney Harbour is the perfect venue ...

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Private Dining Room

Private dining rooms aboard MV Sydney 2000, Sydney’s premier cruising restaurant. Ideal for small groups who want the comfort and style of private cruising on Sydney Harbour at a great price...

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School Formal

The time of year is fast approaching, when the big decision of where to hold this years School Formal needs to be made. Captain Cook Cruises offer a fantastic all-inclusive Formal packages or you can tailor an event to suit your individual requirements ...

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