High Tea

Inclusions

  • Cruise on MV Sydney 2000 or John Cadman 2*
  • Sweet & savoury High Tea selection
  • Glass of sparkling wine
  • Main Harbour sights & ambient music
  • Million dollar views
  • Menu

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Timetable

Departs Circular Quay Wharf No.6
Sunday 13 May 2018         2.30pm. Disembark 3.45pm             

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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Treat mum with a fabulous High Tea Cruise with amazing views, a glass of pink bubbly and a delicious selection of sweet and savoury treats and a choice of fine teas, this Mother's Day Sunday 13 May 2018. More Info ...

This cruise is fully booked. Visit the Mother's Day page for available cruises.

*About Your Vessel
Cruise aboard Sydney’s premier fleet including the spectacular Sydney 2000 and John Cadman 2, both with million dollar views and expansive cocktail decks. Our world class vessels are chosen for many international VIP dignitaries including the official arrival of Pope Benedict XVI for World Youth Day. Air-conditioned restaurant decks, private dining rooms, expansive decks and 360 degree open Star Deck are just a few of the features. Special attention has been made to ensure fantastic views from every seat with below table height windows. Sydney 2000 operates on dining cruises most days however we do always reserve the right to amend vessels at any time.

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

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual

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Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

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92 % approval from 86 responses

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Rating
1 week ago
5/5

Food and service where wonderful, all with the beautiful back drop of Sydney Harbour - We had elderly people and children, all enjoyed it. Highly recommend

Review for High Tea

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Was an absolutely beautiful high tea. The room out the front we were given was above expectations and the quality of the high tea would have been one of the best I have had.
Product: Was well worth the price even paying the extra for the private room

Review for High Tea

2 weeks ago
2/5

Service: If you could have many different kind of tea...like not only one which you choose first, would be much nicer.
Product: If you could have many different kinds of tea...like not only one you chose, would be much better value.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your High Tea Cruise. We give customers the choice of a premium, high quality tea from a variety of options, with as many refills as customers may choose. However, please be assured your concerns have been forwarded to our catering and hospitality manager.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea

3 weeks ago
1/5

Ended up missing our cruise after arriving at darling harbor instead of circular quay

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your High Tea Cruise. We provide wharf location and cruise information clearly online and on the email confirmation. We apologise for your miscommunication. Could you please contact our reservations regarding this to revise your cruise date.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea

1 month ago
4/5

it was a great experience with my family and the food was good, service was excellent.
would definitely be doing this again on my next visit to sydney

Review for High Tea

1 month ago
5/5

Service: The food was great and customer service was friendly and attentive.
Product: High tea was great experience. Over all everything was super!

Review for High Tea

1 month ago
4/5

Service: It was such a lovely occasion and the High Tea was delicious. Very nice staff and service. Lovely cruise vessel. The only complaint is that the cruise was too short, only 1hr15min!!
Product: Beautiful selection of food and was great for the kids too, they loved it.

Review for High Tea

1 month ago
5/5

Service: Would definitely recommend this high Tea cruise. The boat was very clean and well presented. The High Tea was delicious, the staff were very friendly and courteous, the only downside was that the cruise was for 1hr 15mins and we spent 15mins at Cockle not going anywhere.
Product: Better than expected and very good

Review for High Tea

2 months ago
5/5

Service: i would recommend them
Product: The little cakes were a bit dry; thought the tomato sauce sachets a bit out of place among table cloths and sparkling wine

Review for High Tea

2 months ago
4/5

Lovelt high tea and great service from the crew. Would have been good to know that we were on our downstairs due to inability of a wheelchair user in our party however the good service and quality high tea made up for it. Thanks we would happily go on another captain cook cruise

Review for High Tea

2 months ago
5/5

Once again we were not disappointed! From friendly check- in staff to professional boarding crew and great food, and of course beautiful view, we had a lovely time!
Thank you

Review for High Tea

2 months ago
5/5

Excellent service

Review for High Tea

2 months ago
5/5

High Tea was deluxe!

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
5/5

Excellent cruise. Great service.

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
4/5

friendly and prompt service

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent service, excellent food, catered very well to our dietary requirements. Good clear audio commentary. Staff were wonderful. Great having a photographer to take our photos
Product: Excellent food - woukd donthus high tea cruise again.

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
5/5

Sydney turned on the warm weather for our High Tea cruise. The Harbour was calm, the sky was blue, the cruise was so enjoyable. We skipped lunch and thoroughly enjoyed working our way through the delicious cuisine. The staff welcomed us with a glass of champagne and were polite, happy and attentive throughout the cruise.

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
5/5

We had a wonderful time. The food and the service were great.

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
5/5

Service: The table settings were good, the staff were friendly and efficient and it was lovely to be on the harbour. We enjoyed the afternoon tea which was yummy. A great way to spend time in Sydney when we are from the country. Thankyou.
Product: Lovely afternoon tea in a perfect setting on the harbour.

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
2/5

Service: The food could have been better in terms of presentation, taste and quality.
Product: The tea that i ordered was great

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your review of your High Tea experience. We always use high quality, premium teas on our High Tea Cruise and we are pleased to read that you enjoyed this. We also always try to serve the highest possible quality food and we have forwarded your comments regarding this to our catering manager, to ensure that our high quality standards are maintained.

Once again, thank you for your review.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea

3 months ago
4/5

good service

Review for High Tea

4 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a most amazing experience - given that my daughter and I were the only two people on the High Tea Cruise on that day we were given excellent service and made to feel really special. The food was beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our peaceful cruise around the harbour. Being personally escorted to the upper deck made us feel like royalty … but seriously it was nice to find that despite there being no other people we still received excellent service. It was a one in a million opportunity.
Product: Excellent variety of food and tea with plenty to choose from. Enjoyed the welcome champagne - a nice touch. Having a window seat was perfect.

Review for High Tea

4 months ago
5/5

Service: It was absolutely fantastic will recommend this cruise to all my friends & family!
Product: Great value for the money

Review for High Tea

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Yes I would recommend the High Tea,in fact we may all go again.The whole function went well from booking on line, boarding separately from the sightseers,plenty and variety of tasty food. It was a dark ,cloudy and light daily afternoon, and we were not even aware of this until we landed and found it was raining
Product: Great customer service,sufficient and delicious variety of food, no loud music a d all staff were courteous grom boarding to landing

Review for High Tea

4 months ago
4/5

Service: I did the high tea cruise next time id like to do the dinner cruise
Product: All the food was really yummy, there wasnt one thing that I didnt like the taste of

Review for High Tea

4 months ago
5/5

Service: I came on board with a person in a wheelchair.
The crew bent over backwards to assist us on and off the boat.
We had taken the high tea at sea cruise.
The high tea was absolutely delicious.
I also enjoyed the commentary about our beautiful Sydney harbour.
I would highly recommend this cruise.
Product: Simple and easy booking process.

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

Service: Good food, commentary and views of the harbour
Product: Very nice food and good service

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

The service was excellent. They went to the effort of providing me with a delicious Vegan High Tea afterr I enquired if they catered for other dietary requirements. I was initially told that they didn’t so it was a lovely surprise

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

Lovely cruise and food. Didn't give 5 stars as we would have liked some information on the harbour (a map or leaflet or something) to tell us about what we were seeing.

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Well organised, efficient service with pleasant staff

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
4/5

The mother days high tea cruise was amazing! The food, tea and coffee was fantastic. The only downside was the fact that my email confirmation stated there was no commentary when unfortunately there was, and it was quite loud and disruptive to our conversations.

Review for High Tea Cruise

5 months ago
5/5

Service: The food was beautiful, couldn’t fault a thing on the cruise. Was just a perfect afternoon.
Product: A perfect afternoon, the food, wine and tea was delicious. The view was spectacular.

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

The service was exceptional. The waiters were attentive, thoughtful and available. The selection of teas were limitless and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Staff were friendly and responsive, but did miss the commentary on the harbour and surrounds (had music playing instead).
Product: Booking on my mobile was fairly straightforward.

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

This is the 2nd time we have been on the high tea cruise. We love it. The food is great, the staff are fabulous nothing is too much trouble. One of our companions is a coeliac and she said it was the best high tea she had had. Thank you. We will be back again

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Second cruise with Captain Cook Cruise,s the high tea loved it again.
Product: So good and nice food staff are contentive

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Amazing staff. Could not be more helpful with a smile on their face at all times. Food is lovely too with a good choice. Amazing views of the harbour and lovely clean facilities too. Highly recommend.
Product: Lovely food and amazing views.

Review for High Tea Cruise

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Excelelnt service & very well planned. Food was great too
Product: Excellent food & service. Ambience was also perfect

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
4/5

Service: The cruise itself was exceptional! Very good value for money and the tour was amazing. All staff on board were friendly and helpful. I only gave four stars as I found it confusing to find the ticket information. I had booked the cruise over six weeks prior, and so by the time the day came I had forgotten details (e.g. boarding time and location) which then was difficult to access on the website via mobile phone (particularly because it was a 'high tea' cruise.)
Product: Excellent! Great value for money. I have paid the same price to attend high tea on land!

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

Fit for a Queen :)

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
4/5

As we were shown to our seats the waitress were there to take our order for tea and not long after that the food for the high tea was brought out.The only thing I would say is I think more savoury food than sweet

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

Service: very friendly, informative folks on docks, good service
Product: great afternoon, good way to relax

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
4/5

Service: High Tea cruise. Welcomed aboard and staff very attentive.
Food very good.
Nice and relaxing
Have been previously and it was just as good.
Product: Good value ---------------------

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
4/5

Service: service and presentation was very good. the only problem was coffee was warm only not hot enough to enjoy
Product: the price,service and experience made it worth the cost

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was great and friendly
Product: Great day cruising the harbour lots of yummy finger food, glass of champagne on arrival (would have liked another free one) and great arrangement of teas

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

The service staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was well prepared and the tea was just simply amazing.

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

Service: It was nice to have the privacy of our little corner. The only thing I missed was some of the scenery while we were eating.
Product: Paid extra for window seat which we would have gotten anyway with the small number of customers.

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
2/5

Staff had shirts un-tucked and were not very friendly or attentive

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your review of our High Tea Cruise. We were disappointed to read that you felt we were not able to meet your expectations regarding the service on your cruise. 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 hospitality manager.

Once again, we apologise sincerely and thank you for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

7 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was excellent, the food superb & breathtaking views of the harbour. I will certainly do it again when l am back in a Sydney.
Product: Highly recommend the High Tea. Everything was excellent.

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
2/5

Service: Cruise was just ok as there was no tour lecture. Food and drink were just adequate....nothing special.
Product: Just ok! Price expensive for what we received.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer, 

Thank you for your review of our High Tea Cruise. We were disappointed to read that you felt we were not able to meet your expectations regarding the food variety and value for money on your cruise. We believe our pricing to be equal to any contemporary dining establishment in Sydney, including the premium food and drinks served on our High Tea Cruise. We were disappointed to read of your misunderstanding regarding the commentary on your cruise. The High Tea Cruise has a focus on creating a friendly, relaxed ambience. Therefore, commentary is not used for this cruise. We offer a variety of cruises which include commentary such as our Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise, Harbour Story Cruise and Harbour Highlights Cruise. We always encourage guests to thoroughly read our website regarding the inclusions involved with their cruise. Our reservation staff are always happy to assist with any enquiries you may have regarding your cruise.  

Once again thank you for your feedback. 

Kind Regards,   
Head of Customer Service   
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
2/5

Service: Service was fine but I was very disappointed that there was no commentary, I have been in the harbour story cruise before and thought this was the same but with high tea....I had booked this on this basis for my Mum and sister who are visiting from Scotland. I would recommend the harbour story but definitely nit the high tea. A free harbour story cruise for my Mum and sister would be great!!
Product: As above no other comments

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer, 

Thank you for your review of our High Tea Cruise. We were disappointed to read of your misunderstanding regarding the commentary on your cruise. The High Tea Cruise has a focus on creating a friendly, relaxed ambience. Therefore, commentary is not used for this cruise. We always encourage guests to thoroughly read our website regarding the inclusions involved with their cruise. Our reservation staff are always happy to assist with any enquiries you may have regarding your cruise.  

Once again thank you for your feedback. 

Kind Regards,   
Head of Customer Service   
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
5/5

Service: wonderful, welcoming & friendly staff especially Ayano who looked after us at the table. My mum is in a wheelchair but nothing was a problem for the staff they really made her feel so very welcome which made her day. We were even surprised with a special birthday cake for mum! It's the little touches like this, plus the fabulous food of course, that really made this a fabulous experience for my family & friends
Product: Excellent service, terrific food & a wonderful. fun afternoon. We were really spoilt by the crew especially Ayano who really looked after us. My mum was in a wheelchair but nothing was a problem for the staff and they really made mum feel on top of the world. Can highly recommend this a a fun afternoon on Sydney harbour

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
5/5

下午茶的食物都非常精致,冷热甜咸,搭配合理,种类很丰富!景色更是无敌!推荐~

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
5/5

Service: friendly staff, wonderful experience
Product: wonderful food with a great view

Review for High Tea Cruise

8 months ago
5/5

STAFF WERE EXCELLENT AND PRESENTATION WAS VERY GGOD

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Very pleasant experience. Food was lovely, service was great and of course amazing views!
Perfect way to spend the afternoon. Will definitely do it again!

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The Harbour is outstanding and the high tea service was also outstanding. Quality event all around including your staff. This is a must do when visiting Sydney!!!
Product: The Harbour is outstanding and so was the high tea offering and your staff was excellent. This is a must do if you are visiting sudney

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was very efficient, pleasant crew
Product: Tea was not hot when we got it but they were very happy to fix it.

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
4/5

Good value for money

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
4/5

Service: Staff were great!
Product: Food was not the best...... Very cheap!

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer, 

Thank you for your review of our High Tea Cruise. We were disappointed to read that you felt we were not able to meet your expectations regarding your food. 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. Your concerns have been forwarded to our hospitality manager. 

Once again thank you for your feedback. 

Kind Regards, 
Head of Customer Service 
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Very good

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was friendly and welcoming. The route showed off beautiful Sydney landmarks and was a relaxing day. My daughter and I took our mother in law for her birthday and we all had a wonderful time
Product: The service and experience were deliggtful

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was excellent.
I purchased the High Tea Cruise for my mums Christmas Present and when we booked I also arranged a ticket for my daughter who eats a vegan diet. I had contacted the company by phone to see if they did any different menus but was told they did not. I asked whether I could bring some food for my daughter to eat and they said I could but the price was still the same. That was OK, it was more about my daughter, my mum and myself being together for the day enjoying the cruise.
When we got onboard the boat our waitress advised that they had prepared a vegan menu for my daughter.
The day was perfect. Food was lovely and the service was five star
Product: Same as the above. It was a fantastic day

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
4/5

Good trip and food. However wife wenr to ladies toilet was filthy with no toilet paper, urine on floor. Not our first trip on the cruise and not the first time bathroom in an unsanitary condition

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The whole high tea cruise was lovely, staff great. If i had yo judge snything i would not serve tea until people were eating cake range, but thats only our opinion0
Product: Wonderful aftrrnoon on water

Review for High Tea Cruise

9 months ago
4/5

Service: High Tea Cruise is fantastic, this is the 4th year we have done this, love it
Product: repeat buyer, 4th year we have done this

Review for High Tea Cruise

10 months ago
5/5

Everything was good. Very nice service and food.

Review for High Tea Cruise

10 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff were wonderful. Good service, assistance and very pleasant. There was a problem with the boat but that was explained to us and alternative arrangements made to transport us from Darljnv Harbour to the Quay. EXCELLENT
Product: Greeted by "Captain Cook" who explained the boarding and what the trip entailed.

Review for High Tea Cruise

10 months ago
5/5

Service: The entire experience was amazing. From the ease by buying tickets online, to quick check in, smooth boarding and wonderful service and food. The staff were attentive and service was top of the line.
This experience was everything we hoped for and more
Product: Amazing experience. Everything we hoped for

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review of our High Tea Cruise. We were pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this fantastic cruise. We agree that the great food and service makes for a wonderful day in the beautiful Sydney Harbour. 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 is very satisfying to receive. Your comments are very much appreciated by all our hospitality and catering staff and a copy of your email has been forwarded onto their department managers. We are sure they will value the positive feedback too. 

Once again thank you for your feedback and recommendation it is greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

10 months ago
4/5

Service: great service
Product: Already hash taged pics #captaincook

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review of our High Tea Cruise. We were pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this fantastic cruise. We agree that the great service makes for a wonderful day in the beautiful Sydney Harbour. 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 is very satisfying to receive. Your comments are very much appreciated by all our hospitality and catering staff and a copy of your email has been forwarded onto their department managers. We are sure they will value the positive feedback too. 

Once again thank you for your feedback and recommendation it is greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for High Tea Cruise

10 months ago
5/5

Excellent customer service; great window table as requested; good high tea- great experience for our sister's
70th birthday celebration🤗

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent review of our High Tea Cruise. We were pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this fantastic cruise on your sister's 70th birthday! We agree that the service makes for a wonderful evening in the beautiful Sydney Harbour. 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 is very satisfying to receive. Your comments are very much appreciated by all our hospitality and catering staff and a copy of your email has been forwarded onto their department managers. We are sure they will value the positive feedback too. 

Once again thank you for your feedback and recommendation it is greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

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