Mary Reibey

Mary Reibey is the second addition to the new generation, state of the art, Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour rocket ferry fleet. Arriving May 2014, she is ideal for passenger transfers or sightseeing cruises. Australian designed and built Mary Reibey is named after the astute and successful NSW business woman who also features on the Australian twenty-dollar note.
Mary Reibey is the second addition in our fleet of modern, comfortable and fast new generation rockets. Once onboard your guests are assured of a smooth and stable ride. Our Rockets are comfortable and the most efficient, stress-free way to transfer a corporate or social group from one venue to another. Refreshments and snacks can be provided.


  • Modern catamaran passenger ferry
  • Indoor & outdoor seating
  • Large windows plus 360-degree upper deck viewing
  • Excellent stability
  • PA system
  • Onboard toilets
  • Suitable for most Sydney wharves


  • REGISTRY Sydney Australia
  • LENGTH 23.9 metres
  • BEAM (not including sponsors) 7.2 metres
  • DRAFT (prop tip approx) 1.4 metres
  • DEPTH 2.2 metres 
  • AIR DRAFT 4.5 metres
  • MAX SPEED 28 knots
  • Super Rocket Fact Sheet 

Passenger Capacity

  • Main Passenger Cabin up to 116 
  • Lower Deck (outside) up to 31
  • Upper Deck  (outside) up to 51
  • Maximum (inside Sydney Harbour) 198
  • Maximum (coastal waters) 128
YOUR SAY PRIVATE CHARTER - The boat was great, the staff perfect - very friendly and accommodating! The boys loved it. Nathan, NSW

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Sydney 2000

Many vessels ply Sydney Harbour, but there is only one MV Sydney 2000. It is the most prestigious cruising restaurant on our waterways. Built in Western Australia with an interior created by world-renowned yacht designer Jon Bannenberg, MV Sydney 2000 is an interpretation of the dynamic sophistication that is Sydney. 

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Sydney 2000 Sky Deck

The view from Sky Deck on the upper level of MV Sydney 2000 is simply unequalled on Sydney Harbour. Million dollar views and elegant surroundings make this your first choice for premium dining events.

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Sydney 2000 Club Deck

Club Deck’s warm earthy decor reflects the spectacular colours of a Sydney Harbour sunset. Raised plinth seating in the centre of the deck ensures every passenger panoramic viewing to all the action on Sydney Harbour. Club Deck also features the private Endeavour Room with cocktail deck for up to 90 VIP guests.

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Sydney 2000 Show Deck

Show Deck is MV Sydney 2000’s most versatile deck. The open plan seating and special lighting effects makes this deck ideal for meetings, theatrical performances, presentations and themed events. Show Deck is also wheelchair friendly.

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Sydney 2000 Endeavour Room

The Endeavour Room is Sydney 2000’s most popular private dining room, situated on Club Deck with access to the 360 degree open top deck.
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Sydney 2000 Sirius Room

The Sirius Room offers intimate private dining for up to 36 guests on Sydney 2000’s prestigious Sky Deck. 
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John Cadman 2

John Cadman II is a multi-purpose vessel perfect for private functions and extremely popular for larger groups with two restaurant decks, two bars and an expansive open sun deck. 
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Sydney Crystal

Sydney Crystal’s superior design and graceful lines make it a dazzling sight. An elegantly appointed Seawind Catamaran, this vessel is designed to impress.
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Matilda 3

With three expansive entertainment decks, spacious facilities and professional service Matilda III is sure to impress. 
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Captain Cook 3

Captain Cook III is the most popular charter vessel on Sydney Harbour. The bridges of the upper and inner harbours are no barriers to Captain Cook III’s sleek, state-of-the-art design. From Homebush Bay on the Parramatta River to Garigal National Park in Middle Harbour, this vessel can transfer your guests anywhere on Sydney Harbour. 

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Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake is a highly versatile fast ferry. High speed, low wash and fuel efficient with outdoor and indoor ferry seating, Nancy Wake is a great addition to the Sydney Harbour fleet.

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Annabelle Rankin

Annabelle Rankin is the third addition to our new generation rocket ferry fleet on Sydney Harbour. This eco-friendly and fuel efficient rocket catamaran is modern and comfortable - perfect for sightseeing and passenger transfers. Australian designed and built, Annabelle Rankin is named after Dame Annabelle Rankin who was one of Australia's pioneer stateswomen.
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Violet McKenzie

Violet McKenzie is the exciting fourth addition to our fleet of new generation eco-friendly, fuel efficient rocket ferries on Sydney Harbour. Perfect for sightseeing and passenger transfers, Australian designed and built Violet McKenzie is named after Australia's first female electrical engineer and lifelong promoter for technical education for women.
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Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook was the first new generation eco-friendly catamaran to join Captain Cook Cruises, and an exciting addition to our rocket ferry fleet on Sydney Harbour. Perfect for sightseeing and passenger transfers, Australian designed and built Elizabeth Cook is named after the wife of Captain James Cook.
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Executive Rockets

The Executive Rocket Fleet features three comfortable, fast and reliable vessels - Alice, Megan and Jillian - perfect for entertaining and transferring your guests on Sydney Harbour.  
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Tubby Fleet

The Tubby Fleet features four eco-friendly, light weight ferries - Cockle Bay, Blackwattle Bay, White Bay and Pyrmont Bay. These new additions to our always expanding fleet carry up to 60 passengers and are perfect for navigating the bays of Sydney Harbour.
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Gold Dinner

Degustation dining and first class service with Gold Penfolds upgrade option. Luxury awaits.

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