AusDay Sky Deck Dinner & Fireworks

Inclusions

  • Official Australia Day Live participarting vessel
  • Cruise inside the exclusion zone for the spectacular finale, water-show and fireworks
  • 4-hr cruise aboard flagship MV Sydney 2000 from 6.30pm
  • First-class Sky Deck individual table seating
  • 4 course premium menu
  • House spirits, superior wines, beers & soft drinks
  • Menu

Need to know

  • Australia Day 26 January 2019 
  • Adult $269, Child (4-15 years) $199
  • Events are a guide & subject to change
  • Special Event conditions
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  • Credit Card Fraud Prevention
    - At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online

Timetable

Departs Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1
Saturday 26 January 2019 Departs 6.30pm. Disembark approx. 10.30pm

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Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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`Australia Day Live’ at Circular Quay promises to be even bigger in 2019!  Australia’s musical stars rock out to an extraordinary maritime extravaganza.  Cruise aboard MV Sydney 2000 - official participating vessel in `Australia Day Live’, positioned inside the exclusion zone for the spectacular finale, water-show and breathtaking lighting and fireworks display. Enjoy Sky Deck seating, a 4 course premium dinner with premium drinks package. More info ...

Children Under 18 Years
Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.

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The Boat & Yacht Ballet is an exciting and eclectic company of yachts, tugboats, jet skis and ferries that dance effortlessly across the harbour in a magically choreographed show. Be part of the Australia Day daytime performance! An amazing opportunity limited to just 25 guests per vessel. Cruise aboard the little red Tubby Fleet, manoeuvring at speed. BYO snacks and drinks. Please note there are no bathrooms onboard. More Info ...

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The Boat & Yacht Ballet is an exciting company of yachts and motorised boats that dance effortlessly across the harbour in a magically choreographed show. Be part of the Australia Day Live evening performance! An amazing opportunity limited to just 25 guests per vessel. Cruise aboard the little red Tubby Fleet, manoeuvring at speed in ballet, prior to the spectacular finale & fireworks. BYO snacks and drinks. Please note there are no bathrooms onboard. More Info ...

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86 % approval from 14 responses

Date
Rating
1 month ago
2/5

Service: Food was great!
This was a very hot day, and a rather long queue to get seated.
Alcohol service was poor. Took way too long to get a drink when we were first seated. Got a glass of sparkling wine within 10 minutes. After asking twice for a beer I was eventually served with a flat, warm glass of beer, which was one of many glasses of beer which had been sitting on the bar since we sat down.

Not worth the money we paid considering it included the "premium" bar package which didnt allow me to drink "wild Turkey" bourbon. That was going to cost me an extra $10 per glass.

Toilets are 2 levels down. Not good.
Product: Food was great.

This was a very hot day and an uncomfortable long and hot wait to be seated. Once seated took way too long to get something to drink. Not even cold water at the table!! Finally served a glass of sparkling wine 10 minutes later. Asked twice for a glass of beer, twenty minutes after being seated I was given a glass of warm, flat beer. One of many glasses of beer which had been pre-poured and sitting on a side table for who knows how long. Finally got a cold bottle of beer. Then it was painful to get waitress attention to get further drinks. And this was the "premium" bar package.
People were initially discouraged from getting drinks direct from the bar, myself included. In the end it was the only way to get a drink.

View for fireworks was excellent.

Toilets were 2 decks down. Not good!

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for the review of your experience of 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, so we’re glad that you enjoyed this aspect of your cruise. Our Sky Deck Australia Day Dinner Cruise included house spirits, superior wines, beers & soft drinks. We can assure you that our staff are trained to provide our customers devoted and efficient service. 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 catering and hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful time, service food highly recommend
Product: Excellent! Service, food and experience

1 month ago
5/5

We had a group of 17 this is the second time we have been on the Captain Cook Cruise it was just as fantastic this time as it was last time. A massive thank you to Victoria for her help during the process of organizing our large group she was fantastic.

2 months ago
5/5

Service: good service is good business - the experience you provided for us was absolutely excellent
Product: more than i could have expected

2 months ago
5/5

Service: The skydeck experience was terrific on Australia day, great service, friendly staff and prime position for the fireworks display. The experience delivered on every level.
Product: The experience delivered on every level.

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Food was superb, staff friendly and obliging. The musical numbers early in the evening were disappointing to me. The positioning of the boat at Circular Quay was not as good as 2018.
Product: Food and service superb with a nice atmosphere.

2 months ago
4/5

Service: Service was exceptional
Food and beverage was excellent
View of fireworks and attractions was wonderful
Getting on and off was done with extreme ease
Product: Overall a wonderful night with excellent service and food

2 months ago
5/5

Service: I would highly recommend a Captain Cook Cruise to all of my friends as every single one we have done we have thoroughly enjoyed. Will be back again & again .
Product: Amazing great service staff excel.

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent night with first hand experience of Sydney Australia Day night fireworks and other activities. The food and drinks were very good.
Product: Fantastic service and occasion.

2 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was excellent. Meals came out orderly, cooked as ordered, drinks supplied all night
Product: Definitely value for dollar. 4 hour cruise, 4 course meal, front row position for fireworks, thoroughly recommended

2 months ago
5/5

Service: We do several dinner cruises a year, have tried all available from Sydney harbour, and rate the Captain Cook Sydney 2000 dinner cruise the best.
Product: Completely enjoyable experience.

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