Harbour Highlights

Inclusions

  • Minimum 1 hour 15 minute cruise
  • Main Harbour sights
  • GPS commentary
  • Million dollar views

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

 

Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6
Daily 2.30pm. Disembark 3.45pm. Additional departures available for groups on request

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Sydney's best value for money sightseeing cruise. See all the famous Sydney Harbour landmarks with GPS commentary. Seventy-five-minute afternoon cruise departs daily from Circular Quay. More Info ...

The name says it all - the highlights of Sydney Harbour in one and a quarter hours. Capture the moment with your camera as you cruise up close to the Sydney Opera House and past palatial waterfront mansions along the exclusive eastern suburbs. Cruise under the Sydney Harbour Bridge where you may spot climbers waving to you from the top of the bridge. There is plenty for the children too with ferry and tug boats criss-crossing the harbour, islands and forts, lighthouses, naval vessels and submarines and even the occasional whale, dolphin, seal or fairy penguin.

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2 hours ago
4/5

Very good. Would take the sightseeing trip again. Covered a lot of historical places

Review for Harbour Highlights

1 week ago
1/5

Terrible service, from ticketing we were sold adult tickets only to reach the cruise to find out that it was already leaving. I then got onboard credit and took a shorter cruise. No one knew how to use that credit onboard. There was milk in the fridge but the bar dude said there is no milk for tea when I went to buy tea. I said there is milk in the fridge behind you, and he just rolled his eyes and said go upstairs I will bring it....the lack of professionalism and service is mind boggling for such a know cruising name.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for the review of your experience of your Cruise. 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 disappointing to receive. 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 Harbour Highlights

1 month ago
2/5

Service: While the price was fine, it would have helped if we knew we weren't allowed on the second or third deck of the boat. We went all the way up to get a seat with a view. I wanted to get something to drink and was told we couldn't be in on the third deck, so I went to the second deck and was told the same thing. So I had to climb down three flights of stairs and back up three flights of stairs, just to get something to drink. And the crew wasn't nice about it at all. I wouldn't recommend your harbor cruise to anyone.
Product: I already stated- we weren't told that we weren't allowed on the second or third decks, so after going to the top of the boat (fourth deck), I had to go all the way to the bottom deck to fer a drink.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer, Thank you for the review of your experience of your Cruise. When you are boarding an announcement is made of the available decks to your selected cruise. We apologise if this was not communicated clearly to you on this occasion.

Thank you once again for your feedback. Kind Regards, Head of Customer Service Captain Cook Cruises

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1 month ago
4/5

Service: 特別なサービスは受けていないが、クルーズ会社として良いと思う。
Product: シドニー港の主要部を周遊するクルーズとして良いコース設定だと思います。

Review for Harbour Highlights

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Captain Cook Cruises are always easy to book and very professional
Product: I have already been to this exact cruise once before and left a 5 mark rating. It is the perfect length - long enough to see many important Harbour Highlights, and short enough not to get boring. This time I am giving 4 just because of the speakers on the upper deck, that sometimes were not functioning perfectly (we had to go ask the crew to put the volume up a couple times, because we could not hear the audio). Apart from that, again an amazing experience.

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2 months ago
5/5

Staff are amazing. They are smiling throughout the cruise. Feels home with Captain Cruise.

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3 months ago
5/5

The guide was fantastic and the tour really covered all the highlights of the city!

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3 months ago
4/5

Overall experience was good but I was expecting better service in the dining area.

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7 months ago
5/5

Had an excellent time. Saw lots and was very affordable. Would highly recommend.

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7 months ago
2/5

Service: The cruise itinerary was fine. However, I was informed by my host that some of the narrative was Ill-timed at best and inaccurate at worst. Additionally, half way through the cruise, part of the crew was apparently preparing to set up for dinner (we were seated inside on the main deck). The continual clattering of flatware made the balance of the narrative entirely inaudible.
Product: Itinerary was fine. Narrative was at some points either ill-timed or actually inaccurate. Half way through the cruise, part of the crew was apparently preparing for the later (sunset?/dinner?) cruise. (We were seated on the inside on the main deck) The continual clattering of flatware made the balance of the narrative entirely inaudible.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Harbour Highlights Cruise experience. Our GPS commentary is used to provide a general insight into the history and fun facts of the harbour. This is set at a volume so as to not interrupt or be obtrusive to the conversations and ambience of fellow passengers, whilst still at an appropriate volume for customers to listen to at their leisure. If customers prefer a live, personalised and interactive commentary, we provide live commentary on our Harbour Story cruises. We apologise that you felt the staff had a negative impact on the ambience on your cruise. Please be assured that your comments have been forwarded to our hospitality manager for review.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Harbour Highlights

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were friendly and went out of their way to make sure we knew where we were going. Highly recommend.
Product: We did this cruise because a friend from overseas wanted to see the main attractions of the Sydney harbour. This cruise was perfect for that purpose!

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9 months ago
4/5

Service: Thank you for take care my group.
Product: Easy to book, easy to make payment. So convenient.

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9 months ago
5/5

Great experience

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10 months ago
5/5

Service: Very relaxing, great value for money.
Product: Excellent wish I had of had the time to do another cruise. Only had time for two.

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11 months ago
5/5

Service: Good
Product: Good, excellent, awesome!!

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