Coffee Cruise AM

Inclusions

  • Sydney’s best sightseeing cruise
  • Personalised commentary
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • 2 hour duration
  • Main Harbour sights

Need to know

  • Special $39 per person - normally $55
    - Valid for travel to 31Mar15
    - Limited availability
  • Child fares available (5-14 years)
  • Seats are not reserved as all vessels are large with spacious indoor and outdoor seating so you can wander around the vessel enjoying the views from every angle.
  • Gift Certificate Special

Timetable

Departs No.6 Jetty Circular Quay 
Daily 10.00am

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This world famous two hour cruise includes morning or afternoon tea, personalised commentary and plenty of indoor and outdoor viewing decks ...

The Captain Cook Coffee Cruise is world famous with over four decades of continuous service. The cruise began onboard an old farmile "Captain Cook" on Australia Day in 1970 - 200 years after "Endeavour" first sailed into Sydney. Then came along "Captain Cook 2", "City of Sydney" and the sleek "Captain Cook 3". Today the cruise is operated on a variety of the company's vessels all of which feature warm and comfortable interiors with exceptional viewing windows, a purchase bar and spacious open outdoor decks.

Individual morning or afternoon teas include traditional aussie sweet treats such as lamingtons and Tim Tams. Daily between November and March and on weekends year round, this cruise takes passengers through Main Harbour, past Middle Head opposite the ocean entrance to Sydney Harbour, turning past Manly and under the Spit Bridge to the upper reaches of beautiful Middle Harbour.

During the week the cruise focuses more on Main Harbour, cruising lazily past iconic landmarks such as the Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Garden Island Naval base, the exclusive eastern suburb mansions, beachside Watsons Bay and its neighbouring nudist beach, Taronga Zoo, Government House, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the inner harbour, round Goat Island and into the entrance of Darling Harbour before returning to Circular Quay.

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YOUR SAY

GOLD DINNER - My husband and I had a blast! The food, service and atmosphere was beyond what we expected. I have already told so many people how good it was.

Caterina, NSW

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  • Sydney’s best sightseeing cruise
  • Personalised commentary
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • 2 hour duration
  • Main Harbour sights 
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  • Minimum 1 hour 15 minute cruise
  • Main Harbour sights
  • GPS commentary
  • Million dollar views
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  • One complimentary house cocktail or glass of wine or beer or softdrink 
  • 1 hour 30 minute cruise
  • Main Harbour sights
  • Million dollar views
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  • Morning Whale Watching Cruise operates Sat & Sun
  • Afternoon Cruise operates daily
  • See Humpbacks & the occasional Southern Right whale during migration
  • Open water cruise through the entrance of Sydney Harbour aboard an ocean catamaran with open-air & all-weather lounge viewing
  • Whale sighting guaranteed or cruise again for FREE* (see more info for details)
  • 2hr 45min cruise with live commentary
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  • Afternoon Whale Watching Cruise operates daily
  • Morning cruise operates Sat-Sun
  • See Humpback & the occasional Southern Right whale during migration
  • Open water cruise through the entrance of Sydney Harbour aboard an ocean catamaran with open-air & all-weather lounge viewing
  • Whale Sighting Guaranteed or cruise again for FREE* (see more info for details)
  • 2hr 45min cruise
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  • Cruise to Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour
  • Taronga Zoo entry & Sky Safari cable car
  • Afternoon Whale Watching Cruise
  • See Humpbacks & the occasional Southern Right whale
  • Whale Guarantee - see a whale or cruise again for FREE
  • Cruise commentary
  • Return cruise to Taronga Zoo or Circular Quay

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98 % approval from 65 responses

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4 Hour(s) ago
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Service: Everything about it. Food, service, commentary, staff and destination.

Product: As above.

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13 Hour(s) ago
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Service: Easy online booking, good value for money.

Product: My mum and sister took the morning tea cruise and raved about it. Good commentary, lovely Aussie themed morning tea and the right length of time. They would highly recommend to all visitors to Sydney.

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37 Hour(s) ago
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Service: Will recommend to others.

Product: Terrific commentary.

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39 Hour(s) ago
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Service: I only suggestion would be to play Australian music

Product: highly recommended

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44 Hour(s) ago
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Service: Helpful staff with coffee serve

Product: An excellent way to show overseas visitors Sydney harbour, commentary was informative too.

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46 Hour(s) ago
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Service: Great commentary

Product: Excellent value for money and great service on board- very helpful staff!

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01-Mar-2015
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Service: excellent

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01-Mar-2015
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Service: good service generally.

Product: guide was good but provided too much commentary on property prices!

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27-Feb-2015
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Service: Easy to book online. Helpful and friendly boat crew. Very knowledgeable and informative during the cruise. Nice nibblies, highly recommended.

Product: I am writing this on behalf of my Mum, her sister and husband, after listening to their description of the cruise. (They returned to England earlier this week). They had a fantastic time and felt very well looked after by the crew on board. Really happy that they made the time to do the cruise during their relatively short stay in Sydney. Would love to do it again on their next visit. Definitely a must for visitors to Sydney.

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27-Feb-2015
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Service: Everything fine, nothing particularly stand out

Product: Loved the voice of our tour guide! Informative tour - a nice way to spend a morning

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26-Feb-2015
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Service: Good

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23-Feb-2015
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Service: It is was the perfect to introduce Sydney to our overseas visitors.

Product: Everything was fantastic and our visitors loved the little snack packs.

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23-Feb-2015
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Service: We really enjoyed the cruise, the service by the staff was first class

Product: The morning tea was very nice served by the very pleasant staff.

Overall 5/5

20-Feb-2015
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His hoped for abetter gluten option but good trip overall.

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19-Feb-2015
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Service: great cruise

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18-Feb-2015
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Service: Most enjoyable morning, visitors from the U.K. Loved it Commentary fabulous. Everything was perfect.

Product: The day was perfect just like the cruise, commentary and staff, thank you

Overall 5/5

18-Feb-2015
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Service: The booking and organisation at the wharf was great

Product: Great commentary, interesting and informative. The cake box was great

Overall 5/5

17-Feb-2015
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Service: Excellent tour, very informative and interesting.

Product: Great selection for morning tea

Overall 5/5

17-Feb-2015
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But hard to see through dirty windows. No room outside so we sat inside and went out to take photos.

Overall 4/5

14-Feb-2015
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Good conditions, excellent commentary,

Overall 4/5

09-Feb-2015
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Service: Everything was excellent, but apart from the clear weather, the commentary given by the lady on board was the best commentary I have ever experienced in Australia, - in content, relevance and every single word to be heard clear and precise by all of our overseas visitors. Will be back in two weeks with another group of overseas visitors and look forward to it.

Product: I have also done the lunch cruise. Hard to choose between enjoying the wonderful lunch or the sights from the upper deck.

Overall 5/5

06-Feb-2015
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Service: Efficient.

Product: Great coffee and buns. Excellent guided tour

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05-Feb-2015
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Service: Very professional and entertaining

Product: Very good, highly recommended.

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05-Feb-2015
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Guide - Elizabeth - was outstanding.

However your website is hopeless to deal with.

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02-Feb-2015
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Service: The cruise was great! Weather wasn't, but that couldn't be helped! Wasn't real impressed with the rude 'captain cook' that greeted us at the ticket booth. Actual cruise was good fun though.

Product: Morning tea was more than expected! Would go again.

Overall 5/5

01-Feb-2015
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Service: Very helpful great staff.

Product: Great cruise, lots of information, good value

Overall 5/5

30-Jan-2015
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Service: The am coffee cruise was great. My wife thought it was the best part of our trip to Sydney. The service was excellent

Product: the kids also loved it as well.

Overall 5/5

28-Jan-2015
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Service: Very organized, informative of all types of option online, very easy to book.

Product: Very informative, lovely way to enjoy sunny weather in Sydney. I Recommended my husband to take the tour later in the week, and he agreed it was excellent.

Overall 5/5

26-Jan-2015
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Service: Staff very knowledgeable and friendly and everything on time. Good value for money too.

Product: A wonderful experience for a taste the Sydney Harbour

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22-Jan-2015
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Service: The fellow in costume at the boarding gate went above and beyond to help us.

Product: It was very tasty, with a nice variety of things to eat. The woman guide seemed a bit like she was 'mailing it in'. It must be hard to do the same dog and pony show daily, or more than once daily… Over all, very informative and it was a beautiful day...

Overall 5/5

21-Jan-2015
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Service: All staff both at booking window and on board very friendly and helpful

Product: Cruise guide was excellent and had no problem hearing her outside.

Little box of mini Australian lamington, muffin and biscuits was excellent and just the right quantity and size - much more hygienic than having loose muffins in a basket.

Appreciated staff being happy to serve second cups of coffee - didn't ask or need a second box of eats, but from their attitude would suspect that would have been graciously provided as well! Thank you - our overseas visitors had a fabulous cruise!

Overall 5/5

21-Jan-2015
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Service: Staff at window booking office very helpful

Product: Cruise guide spoke a little too softly for passengers sitting upstairs/outside but otherwise was very good

Presentation of mixed AUSSIE munchies in the little boxes is excellent and much preferred to old way of grabbing muffins out a basket!

Much appreciated being able to have a second cup of coffee

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21-Jan-2015
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Service: good

Product: the cruise is good - the food is a bit limited. At least the staff are nice, especially Julie.

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20-Jan-2015
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Service: The cruise and commentary were very nice. We had a lovely day.

Product: Was expecting a little more "class" but in fact really enjoyed! Celebrated a friends 60th birthday. I would recommend it to anyoneM

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20-Jan-2015
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Service: Cruise exceeded our expectations.

Product: Morning tea (Lamingtons) was great, the whole experience was most enjoyable and one we will remember.

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20-Jan-2015
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Service: Enjoyable cruise, great commentary,

Product: liked the pre packed boxes for morning tea prevents food handling, everyone gets the same amount, coffee machine was good

Overall 4/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service provided and circular quay was horrible. Very rude staff so I decided to go online and buy tickets there.

Overall 5/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service: The cruise that we went on was very well organized.

Product: Excellent cruise, excellent commentary, excellent morning tea and friendly staff

Overall 5/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service: was very easy to book online and had to call has we had to change the date which was easy to do.

Product: I would recommend some fresh morning tea rather than packets of biscuits and cakes.

Overall 4/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service: Friendly helpful staff and good food/ drink

Product: Lovely having cake and tea on the cruise! Great sights and a big trip round the harbour taking everything in

Overall 5/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service: Did have a problem with the booking but was sorted out

Product: Brilliant and well informed guide on the boat. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip

Overall 5/5

20-Jan-2015
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Service: Very well organized and run.

Product: Comprehensive info provided during the cruise.

Overall 5/5

20-Jan-2015
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Was a great experience and I would Highly recommend it to everyone! Very informative and everyone was Very Friendly.

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Elizabeth was a good host and commentator.

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19-Jan-2015
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Service: One change that would be good would be some way of issuing tickets to those customers who have booked and paid on line instead of having to wait in a long line of people

Product: We have taken many visitors over the years on this morning cruise and have only been disappointed on two occasions, once when the commentary was not so good and another time when we seemed to be moored for a long time in the one place.

Overall 4/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: service was as required

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Overall 4/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Very entertaining!

Product: Highly recommended! Thoroughly enjoyed by my family. Thank you

K Stapelberg-South Africa

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19-Jan-2015
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Service: Very Enjoyable

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Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Easy to make booking

Product: The commentary on our cruise was fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgable and kept it interesting. On the down side some of the morning tea cakes were stale and could not be eaten but the coffee was good ....even on a hot day :)

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19-Jan-2015
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Service: Fabulous and highly recommend it.

Product: We (family of 4) thoroughly enjoyed every moment. Sally was amazing and knew her business extremely well. Would highly recommend ��

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Excellent narration

Product: The narrator was excellent covering many interesting aspects of the Geography and human interest stories around the harbour.

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Excellent

Product: Brilliant. I have done ot twice and would do it again. Incredible experience!

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Very informative. Good service.

Product: Great Cruise will do it again.

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: The booking process was very easy, as was collecting the tickets and finding the correct gate to board the cruises. All the staff were polite and helpful

Product: Very informative, but yet still relaxed and enjoyable. The morning tea boxes were a lovely idea, however both my husband and I are gluten free, so were unable to eat anything in the boxes!

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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19-Jan-2015
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Service: Great company wuth most user-friendly website and high-quality staff

Product: Lovely trip. My family enjoyed the cruise a lot!

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Great

Product: Very good knowledge about the harbour area and the lady was very informative.

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19-Jan-2015
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Service: Great tour company

Product: Great service and guide

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Excellent commentary and highly enjoyable.

Product: Good value for money and a great introduction to the city for visitors

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Ordinary

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Probably better with clearer audio visual. Been on this trip nothing's much change! The muffins are dry and stale.

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19-Jan-2015
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Service: I thought the cruise around Sydney Harbour was excellent. Really informative and a good length of time to actually enjoy the scenery. My ONLY criticism was the quality of the coffee served which I thought was rather poor.

Product: I would recommend this cruise to other tourists.

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: Outstanding value for money. New perspective of Sydney harbour and its attractions.

Product: The commentary was informative and comprehensive. Raised information that my wife and I didn't previously know.

Overall 5/5

19-Jan-2015
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Service: No fuss, good service, pleasant staff - 10/10 would cruise again.

Product: The morning coffee cruise was a very relaxing and pleasant cruise. The food was great and the views even better.

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19-Jan-2015
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This is the second or third time of taking some of our UK friends on the Coffee cruise and they and us have always found it enjoyable.

Overall 4/5

19-Jan-2015
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Ordinary food but excellent commentary

Overall 4/5

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