Vivid 7.30pm Captains Dinner

Our signature a la carte dining experience. The Captain's Dinner includes 3-course contemporary Australian dining, great live music and dancing with a comprehensive list of wines available for purchase. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Sydney lights from the best vantage point - aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000. Disembark at either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk.

Vivid Highlights 2020 coming soon. Refer 2019 details below as a guide.

2019 Vivid Light - more than 50 interactive light installations from 6.00pm to 11.00pm daily. 

Sydney Harbour Bridge - 'Eora-Broken Spear' projection & Harbour Lights
Sydney Opera House - 'Austral Flora Ballet'
Museum Contemporary Art Australia - Light projections
Customs House - 'Under the Harbour'
Darling Harbour - Robot SPACELand
Barangaroo - 'Winter Camp'
Royal Botanic Gardens - 'Firefly field' 
Taronga Zoo - Lights for the Wild light sculptures with new Sumatran Tiger Cubs lantern
Chatswood - 'Co-existence' 
Luna Park - new ride 'Volaré' makes its sparkling debut for Vivid 2019 
Vivid Music & Modulations @ the Carriageworks
Vivid Ideas Exchange @ the MCA
Vivid Live @ the Sydney Opera House

The Vivid festival includes the NSW June long weekend.

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual.

Special Diet? Please visit our Menus page for information or Contact Us. Download vegetarian menu or child menu for the Vivid. 7.30pm Captains Dinner.

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

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy

Inclusions

  • Most Popular - Signature dining experience
  • Nightly from 7.30pm during Vivid, up to 3.5 hours
  • Cruise aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000
  • Captain's signature dining experience
  • 3 course Contemporary Australian a la carte dining
  • Reserved individual table seating
  • Great live music & dancing
  • See the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water
  • Menu
  • Choice of Bar Packages available at additional cost

Need to know

  • Nightly during Vivid 22 May - 13 June 2020*
  • Captains Special from $129 per adult
    - Normally $165
    - Limited availability
    - Terms & conditions 
  • Optional Extras
    - Guaranteed window seating
    - Bar package
    - Rain Check 
  • Child (4-15 years) $89
  • Vivid Peak Nights - Saturdays
    - 23 & 30 May 2020
    - 06 & 13 June 2020
  • Cruise Info
  • 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
Nightly during Vivid 22 May - 13 June 2020* Depart 7.30pm Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1 ONLY 
Disembark Circular Quay 9.30pm (10.30pm Sat) or
Disembark Darling Harbour 10.00pm (11.00pm Sat)

*Vivid Sydney 2020 dates to be confirmed.

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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82 % approval from 114 responses

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Rating
3 months ago
4/5

Service: Excellent service
Product: Great value, beautiful food
Was very disappointed that we were booked to finish an hour later on Friday night but it came in early and no one had informed us

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4 months ago
4/5

Service: メインのお料理とデザートが美味しかったです❣️残念だったのは天気に恵まれなかったことです💦テーブルがもう少し広かったらゆったりお食事した気持ちになったと思います。サービスしてくれたスタッフさんは親切で丁寧でした🤗
Product: 料金的には日本と変わらないかなと思います。

Review for Captains Dinner

4 months ago
5/5

Service: Captain Cook is the best dinner cruise.

The service was excellent.
Product: if u like drink, purchase premium bar package.

its worthy

Review for Captains Dinner

4 months ago
4/5

Service: They were very friendly and professional at all times.
My husband loved the food and entertainment especially the singer and the gentleman who played the piano.

Yes I would recommend the Captain Cook cruise my husband and I went on on Sydney Harbour.
Product: Quick, good size lovely meal.

Review for Captains Dinner

4 months ago
4/5

Service of staff was excellent. Very friendly and observant. Dinner is ok , nothing fancy and the menu needs to changed at least once a year. Steak is good quality and well prepared. Presentation could easily be improved especially for the shrimps . Its still very good value for money but starting to get very dated.

Review for Captains Dinner

4 months ago
5/5

The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was very good. The view from the ship was as expected. Sailing past the Opera house and under the bridge was great. The duo playing were also good and we managed to dance as well.

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was great from the moment we boarded the ship.Our waitress was outstanding and we never had to wait for a drink.Her knowledge of the wine list was very good and her recommendations were spot on.The quality of the food was wonderful.Would happily recommend the cruise to others and would do it again if in Sydney.
Product: Great food and service.Wonderful night

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent experience, friendly staff & great ambience
Product: Excellent experience, friendly staff & great ambience

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was great, friendly and attentive
Product: Booked the Brialliant Dinner and The ticket mentioned that you may be upgraded complimentary based on availability to the entertainment area. Mum really wanted entertainment so called on the day of the cruise to see how this could be guaranteed. An upgrade fee was charged which is understandable if high in demand however, upon arrival to the vessel, there were many empty seats. I just found it a little disappointing that we were charged given there was room to move anyway.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you had a great time with our cruise. You were upgraded to an entirely different cruise experience, being our Captains Dinner. This features additional menu options as well as live entertainment - hence the price difference. We do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the product - so your review for this is very satisfying to receive. Your comments are very much appreciated by 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.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
2/5

Service: Service was great
Entertainment was ok
Product: Not the best value for money

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. As you're aware, finding the right balance for entertainment can be difficult as each customer has different tastes and preferences. We do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the product - so your review for this 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 department managers. We are sure they will value the positive feedback too.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: The food and service was fantastic!!
Product: The meat was cooked to perfection!!!

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
4/5

Service: We had excellent seats for viewing the harbour, food was very good, we had to flag down the waitress in order to ask for wine with our meal.
Product: 5 stars would have excellent service, communication prior to the event .

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Had an amazing dinner sunset cruise with Captain Cook Cruises. Everything was perfect and I would definitely recommend it! It’s a great way to see Sydney from the water, especially at night watching the city light up. The food was delicious and catered to vegetarians and vegans too. The service was fast and the live music was entertaining. I would do it again in a heart beat!
Product: Good value for the price, which includes music, food, drinks and a cruise.

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
2/5

Service: I booked the Captains dinner, premium wine package and window seats but did not find this value for money. People very close to us paid far less and their meal seemed very similar to ours. Service on entry was very slow.
Product: Food was good. Entry was quite small

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. Only customers on the Captain Dinner Cruise will receive the menu options you receive. Our menu is listed on our website and we always encourage customers to view this to understand the inclusions on their selected cruise. Our window seating is an optional extra which gives our customers an opportunity to have unobstructed views out of our vessel. Customers are able to purchase drinks on board, and pay for this at the end of their cruise.

We do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the product, so we are disappointed that you felt this was not the case on this occasion. Please be assured your feedback will be forwarded to our hospitality manager for review.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

We had a lovely night with our relatives from the UK with excellent food and service

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Great views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Good food and service.
Product: Good value for the money.

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Perfect setting , great food and friendly staff
Product: Great night

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a delicious meal, a good choice of vegetarian dishes. We paid extra for a window seat so we had a wonderful view throughout the meal. The staff were friendly and efficient and our waitress advised us to go out on deck between main and dessert course which was great for taking photos.
Product: An excellent vegetarian meal with a good choice of wine. A good way to end our stay in Sydney.

Review for Captains Dinner

5 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent food, wonderful cruise, awesome scenery
Product: Excellent food, wonderful cruise, awesome scenery

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Excellent service. Comfortable. Great views.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Good service food and drinks good experience
Product: Excellent service and food

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Heat service good views great value
Product: Good food and wine excellent service great views

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Everything is good except booked on Sydney 2000 cruise ship but on the night is not the same cruise ship turn up, a smaller one.
Product: Easy to purchase on internet, just a minute.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

My family did the captains table cruise as we figured it would be a nice way to see Sydney and have a meal. I was little hesitant when booking as the cost was high and I wasn't sure if my girls aged between 4 and 12 would enjoy it. So glad I did though our waitress was amazing she made sure everybody at the table (including the kids) were happy. The pianist and singer were amazing and when the girls weren't eating the delicious food they were dancing up a storm. The waitress saw my happy birthday badge I picked up earlier that day and brought my desert out with sparklers while the singer and pianist sang happy birthday to me. The night was finished off on the top deck overlooking the amazing views. PERFECT.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

The food was really nice great steak. Entertainment was very good.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
4/5

The Captain Cook Dinner cruise was great! The staff were super friendly and helpful. The food was delicious! However, the music was not so great. It was a bit too boring. Otherwise it was good and I would definitely recommend to other people. Thanks for the experience 😊

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6 months ago
2/5

The service was good, but honestly, the food was a disappointment. Very bland, with little creative

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback, We can assure you that all our products are sourced and prepared fresh. Our aim is to provide an extensive variety of options maintaining the highest standards of quality, so we apologise if you felt this was not the case on this occasion. 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

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Great food and service also a great view excellent night
Product: As above

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

A very pleasant night. Staff were friendly, performance was great, and beautiful views. Our steak was a bit overcooked. Otherwise perfect.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Very enjoyable nigh on the harbour. The service was excellent, our waiter was very attentive.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
1/5

Service: We purchased CAPTIANS DINNER which says uarenteed window seats but because we booked 5 we did not have a window seat.
We purchased Premium Drinks but twice I had to go to bar to ask for drinks to be delivered. I ordered and gave my card to pay and asked for them. Thery asked me why I was doing this and I said becuase it is the only way I can get the drinks to my table.
Product: Food was to expecatation.
Seating was not

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn't to your standards. 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. Our window seating is an optional extra which gives our customers an opportunity to have unobstructed views out of our vessel. This option is available as an upgrade, not as a standard inclusions.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
2/5

La croisière était bien par contre j ai trouvé le menu très moyen, de piètre qualité pour le poisson que j avais choisi quant à l accompagnement il était quasiment absent

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We can assure you that all our products are sourced and prepared fresh. 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 Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Excellent customer service
Product: Customer service was excellent!

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
4/5

Service: All went well. Great cruise. We obtained our booked table. Ship left on time. All was what we expected
Product: All was what we expected Good food and entertainment.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Booked it for our Anniversary. The ambiance was very classy, food was great too and staffs are very accomodating! The experience was amazing and definitely worth the cost.
Product: I totally love the food! From entree to main course and to desserts.

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

Service: Lovely modern boat. Exceptional staff. Our waitress Rosie was excellent
Product: Wagyu entree was very average and should be ditched from the menu. The other dishes were excellent. Particularly the steak which was perfectly cooked and very tender.
Strangely coffee was not included in either the dinner or the premium drinks package - this is just silly given the price paid for this dinner.

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6 months ago
5/5

Service: Wot can I say???
Such a fantastic way to celebrate an ol' blokes birthday...
Great food, wine and entertainment with such a friendly crew looking after you. And our lovely, talented song bird/ MC/adding that extra touch.
AND all on our famous harbour...
Could it get any better???
Well, try Christmas luncheon... Another incredible day; with the boat festively set up, the crew in Chrissie party mood, the atmosphere ready to celebrate, all the guests happily cheerful after wot, for many, had been a testing year.
Product: Always fantastic value for money

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
5/5

We had a wonderful night and a very good dinner. We will do it again soon

Review for Captains Dinner

6 months ago
4/5

Service: Fast and efficient on board, less so when booking!
Product: Good food and choices

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6 months ago
1/5

Service: I was happy with the captain dinner at all l paid all money out the food was not nice at all
Product: I didn't like at all

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. Our aim is always to provide an extensive variety of options maintaining the highest standards of quality. 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

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
4/5

Service: Great crew, great dive guides, great food, great day. Turtles, Groupers, fish and coral
Product: Great choices including fresh shrimp

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7 months ago
5/5

Was a perfect night out. Couldn’t fault anything

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

Service: While we had a great night there were some areas that should be improved to make it a sensational evening for the price we paid. It was the view of our party of 12 that the mains were exceptional but the entree was quiet small and desert was disappointing. The alcohol package was very limited with only one beer offered and not possible to pay the difference - more variety needs to be offered. The band/ vocalist failed to attract people to the dance floor and most went downstairs to dance - upstairs was deserted. The staff were very good and attentive and it should be noted that they did everything in their power to make it a great night.We have been attending these cruises for about 20 years and hope to continue but that will be up to the management to make it more attractive than this year.
Product: As above

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Great food great service

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

I specifically chose this cruise because of their policy that supposedly accommodate specific dietary requirements. I followed up by email to check what they would provide for dessert as often it is something she doesn’t eat. After initially being told that fruit salad was the only option, I asked to speak to someone more senior. At this point they offered sorbet, which I said was fine. Although in my opinion still a poor effort given how many options are easily available.
When we actually went on they cruise, they gave her fruit salad!
This is just hopeless service considering we paid $200/head for our group. We could have paid much less to get the same lousy service.
Also, I couldn’t believe they charged me $3 for a cup of tea after paying $42 each for the drinks package.
On the plus side, the staff on the boat were very good as was the rest of the food and entertainment.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn't to your standards. 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 and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately.

Our aim is always to provide an extensive variety of options maintaining the highest standards of quality.

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

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: After a delayed departure we were not expecting the best of experiences!! So we were surprised with the amazing service & friendly staff. We had a fantastic night & would highly recommend this cruise to anyone .
Product: Great choices & cooked perfectly

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7 months ago
5/5

Service: The 2 staff members that looked after us were fabulous.
Product: Very nice..

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7 months ago
5/5

Service: We had a good evening for our office Christmas Party on the Sydney 2000. The food was great and service was good.
Customer service was easy and helpful.
Product: We had a good evening for our office Christmas Party on the Sydney 2000. The food was great and service was good.
The initial feeling wasn't great as we lined up to board, although Im not sure how this could be improved.
Also we were on the 3rd floor with the only available bathrooms on the ground floor, and no lift, which was a problem for a couple of our older guests.

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7 months ago
5/5

Great evening - excellent service

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
4/5

Service: The table service was excellent, and the food was delicious. It was a group Xmas party and the boys enjoyed the whole experience.
Product: Excellent meal

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

Service: The atmosphere, music, location, and ship were all first class. The food was okay. But the table service was terrible. We paid $340 for our dinner, but couldn't get a glass of wine to our table while we ate our mains, entres, or desert. We had to keep asking. If the floor was full I'd understand, but the restaurant was nowhere near capacity. This was disappointing.
Product: The food was reasonable. The table service was pretty ****

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn't to your standards. 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 service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately. Please be assured your concerns have been forwarded to our and hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: We will highly recommend it to others.
Product: Good value for the money

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

The service was really good nice staff however our food arrived and it was cold. Paid for a window seat but we were right at the top near the door cold with no atmosphere. Entertainment was average nothing like we had previously ie. four years ago.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. Our aim is always to provide an extensive variety of options and quantity of food, maintaining the highest standards of quality. As you're aware, finding the right balance between customer's preference in genres of music can be difficult as each customer has tastes and preferences. 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 entertainment and hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

Get rid of the miserable so and so in your office where directions are advised near the wharfs at DH. If she cant be friendly when asking directions, she shouldn't be in that type of roll.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. As you know we do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the product - so your review for this is very disappointing to receive. Please be assured your feedback has been forwarded to our reservations manager for review.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Very enjoyable. Great ambiance.
Product: Great Dinner.

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Fantastisk upplevelse, rekommenderar starkt till alla som tvekar.
Product: Utsikten, upplevelse och sällskapet är viktigt.

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
2/5

Service: The food was good but really not enough for the price
Product: again the food was really not enough for the price
paid for 6 persons aud 1.314.00 +aud 16,00 fee from my debet card
you got your money straight away?

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your feedback. Our aim is always to provide an extensive variety of options and quantity of food, maintaining the highest standards of quality. 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 forwarded to our catering and hospitality manager.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
1/5

Service: Service is at very minimal. The server appears not too happy working or serving our table.
Product: The quality and taste of food were below average.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you kindly for your review. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn't to your standards. 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 Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
4/5

Service: Customer service was fantastic and we enjoyed the food onboard Sydney 2000.
Product: Girl in ticket office gave service with a smile

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: We had our Christmas party on board and the food & service was excellent. Everyone had a great time.
Product: Excellent food and service. Staff were friendly and helpful

Review for Captains Dinner

7 months ago
5/5

Service: Service was outstanding.
Product: Good value for money experience.

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: The staff was friendly, service was great,the meal was very nice.The cruise of the harbour at night was spectacular
Product: Good value for the price,very relaxing scenic tour of the harbour with live music and great food.

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Overall experience was fantastic

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

The evening was a great experience from boarding the vessel right through to disembarking after the cruise. The food was fantastic and the service from all of the staff was excellent. It made our final night in Sydney exceptional.

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: Good customer service.
Product: We had a great time. The dinner and entertainment were excellent!! And the views can’t be seen any other way. We highly recommend Captains Dinner Cruise. Best way to see the iconic sights in Sydney!!!

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
4/5

Excellent food and service. Interesting cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
4/5

Service: The experience was amazing. The service was great and the food was delicious. The portion sizes, however are what you would expect. The live music and singer were amazing and we would definitely go again! Perfect way to spend an evening. :)
Product: Amazing food. Small portions, but amazing in taste!

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

The food was amazing, and the staff were friendly and kept the wine coming as we had pre-booked a standard beverage package. Highly recommended!

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: We were very pleased with the service, the food and especially the view on our dinner cruise.
Product: Very good value for the money.

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: Beautiful food and so many choices. Awsome views such a good night
Product: Good value. Easy process, no hassles.

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: Everything from booking , to boarding and an excellent meal made it a great night . Staff were very professional and pleasant
Product: Champagne on arrival , wonderful meal and the whole experience went like clockwork. 👏👍 staff were very pleasant and organised

Review for Captains Dinner

8 months ago
5/5

Service: The experience was good and the food was great
Product: The cruise was as expected and the food was good

Review for Captains Dinner

9 months ago
4/5

Service: Meal and service were fine. Disapointed to be in the main cabin as opposed to the small cabin forward which is more private with an open area in front. This is what we have had on the past 2 Captains dinners we have enjoyed and expected the same this time.
Product: Disapointed to be in the main cabin as opposed to the small cabin forward which is more private with an open area in front. This is what we have had on the past 2 Captains dinners we have enjoyed and expected the same this time.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn't to your standards. 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 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 Captains Dinner

9 months ago
5/5

The staff were very attentive and the food was excellent.

Review for Captains Dinner

9 months ago
5/5

Service: The crew were friendly and very helpful, the food was fantastic. Overall a wonderful experience.
Product: Choices were great and the food was wonderful

Review for Captains Dinner

9 months ago
5/5

Excellent~

Review for Captains Dinner

9 months ago
2/5

Below average - we had paid for window seats but were first shown to an inside table. The lettuce in the salad was old and floppy and they couldn't even add icecream to the desert when asked as a special request - Overall the experience did not match the cost

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

Service: We really enjoyed our evening cruise &dinner. The staff were excellent, welcome very friendly & organised.
Product: Very helpful staff member.

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

Was a great experience, they did get my seat wrong and was allocated a non window seat , after showing the booking again , the seats were changed ..
other than this little mishap, was a great your

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We sincerely apologies for the inconvenience caused by this error. As you know we do strive to deliver world best practice customer service from booking all the way through to the product. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on board if they have any concerns, especially regarding food, itinerary, drinks and service as they will be able to solve the problem immediately. 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.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind regards,

Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

Service: service was prompt and efficient could of had more food on the plate for the price
window seating fee a bit excessive otherwise a very pleasant evening
Product: i have already rated the Captains dinner

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

Service: The whole experience was well above average. Food and table service was great and setting was excellent.
Product: We enjoyed the whole experience.

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
1/5

個人で参加しました。サーキュラーキーから乗船して、ダーリングハーバーのお客様が乗船するより前に我々のテーブルは前菜が終わったいましたが、メインの料理はなかなかサーブされず、後から来たお客さんの前菜、メインが来た後に、こちらから指摘して初めて料理が来た。指摘したときも男性の給仕さんは我慢しろという高圧的な態度でした。
スタートが30分違うので、体感的には1時間待たされた感じで、非常につまらない食事となりました

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: お客様各位、

キャプテンクッククルーズの体験をレビューしていただきありがとうございます。

私たちのクルーズは、コース間の最適なタイミングを提供するように最適化されており、お客様が食べ物に遮られない雰囲気と景色を楽しむことができるようにしています。コースのタイミングは、お客様がシドニーハーバーの素晴らしい景色を鑑賞するのに十分な時間を残しながら、食事を楽しむのに十分な時間を提供するように設計されています。

お客様のクルーズのサービスがお客様の基準を満たしていないことを読んで失望しています。献身的で効率的なサービスをお客様に提供するためにスタッフが訓練されていることを保証できます。特に食べ物、飲み物、サービスに関して懸念がある場合は、すぐに問題を解決できるため、船内のクルーズディレクターと話すことをお勧めします。お客様の懸念はケータリングおよびホスピタリティマネージャーに転送されますのでご安心ください。

ご意見ありがとうございます。

敬具、

カスタマーサービス部長
キャプテンクッククルーズ

Dear customer,


Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience.


Our cruise is optimised to provide the best timing between courses, as well as allowing customers to enjoy the ambience and views unobstructed by food. The timing of our courses is designed to provide customers ample time to both enjoy their meal whilst also leaving enough time to appreciate the stunning views of Sydney Harbour.


We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn’t to your standards. 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 ServiceCaptain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience was excellent. The wait people do a great job and the food was beautiful.
Product: Great experience. Food and service was great.

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
5/5

Sehr netter und aufmerksamer Service bei einer Tour vor herausragender Kulisse

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

I would say 4.5 Stars
The Premium Beverage Package we purchased was slightly deceiving as it did not state Premium Wine Package(which is really what it is) and because it stated Beverage we thought the bar would be included. any liquor drinks were not included. and so it was not any savings over purchasing the Premium package. The food and service were EXCELLENT!

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
2/5

Was definitely not worth the money!!!!!! Entree consisted if 2 prawns and a lettuce leaf. Very underwhelming. Also the music was very old, not suitable for a younger crowd. We had a 21st birthday snd found the atmosphere boring and dull. Would not reccomemd

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear customer,

Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We are disappointed to read that the food and the entertainment on your cruise wasn’t to your standards. Our menu is listed on our website and we always encourage customers to view this to understand the inclusions on their selected cruise. Our entertainment is designed to provide an entertaining background to the conversations and ambience of this fine dining experience. However, please be assured we have forwarded your comments onto our entertainment manager. 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 ServiceCaptain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
4/5

Service: The staff were wonderful and friendly, service excellent. Food lovely but disappointed with the vegetable portion - steak perfect. Disappointed with dessert. Overall, wonderful.
Product: Well presented, perfect steak but disappointing vegetable serve. Dessert well presented but not eye catching or indulgent end to a meal. It was disappointing but satisfactory.

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
5/5

Service: It is a wonderful cruise...fantastic views and photo ops. Food was very nice. Thought coffee should have been included in price....seemed a bit odd to pay for it !
Product: I think the coffee at end of meal was a bit of a let down...having to purchase it.

Review for Captains Dinner

10 months ago
5/5

Fabulous service, great meal, a really special evening

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
4/5

Tutto. Bella esperienza

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
2/5

Service: We are gold members of Captain Cook and have done the Dinner Cruise numerous times. This time we were thoroughly disappointed with our experience.
Firstly, we paid extra a window seat and extra for standard bar drinks. Also at time of booking, my wifes food allergies were mentioned.
To our surprise, basic spirit drinks were not included in this package which previously they had. Even coffee and tea was not covered, which should be complimentary anyway considering the cost of the tickets.
Secondly, after being seated we studied the menu and selected our meals. When it came to ordering, my wife wanted to order the Salmon dishes for entree and main,however, the waitress looked perplex,and said there was no Salmon on the menu. After investigating with the kitchen staff it was discovered old menus were put out,not really good enough excuse from a professional organization.
Thirdly,when my wife's main meal came out it had potatoes on it which was one of her allergies again not good enough in this day and age.

We will now be very reluctant to do this dinner cruise again or recommend it to our family and friends.

Regards
Colin and Cheryl Badrock
Product: As stated above,we were very disappointed with the whole experience

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,


Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn’t to your standards. We apologise that there was a communication error on your cruise. We can assure you that our staff are trained to provide our customers devoted and efficient service. Like all fine dining restaurants, tea and coffee are an additional extra and therefore payment is required for these luxuries.Our menu is listed on our website and we always encourage customers to view this to understand the inclusions on their selected cruise. Our beverage package menus are also listed to enable customers to know what they are receiving for each of a range of bar packages, with a variation of prices resulting in a greater selection of beverage options available. 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

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
5/5

Nice food, great views

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
2/5

The crew was not very attitude friendly that makes me feel he was rushing to do everything. It’s could be just his filipino service way.
The quality of food was average, small portion.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We are disappointed to read that the service on your cruise wasn’t to your standards. We can assure you that our staff are trained to provide our customers devoted and efficient service. We can assure you that all our hospitality and catering staff are all fluent in English and we employ a range of nationalities from many countries.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,

Head of Customer Service

Captain Cook Cruise

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
4/5

Service: We thought the evening ran very smoothly and efficiently. The staff were welcoming and friendly, but we did have to wait a while in the cold to board the cruise boat.
Product: The choice for each course was limited to one out of three, but the one choice we were able to make fortunately pleased us very much indeed. The food and presentation were excellent.

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
2/5

Service: service was great the food was cold entertainment poor
Product: service was great food was cold entainment was poor

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Customer,Thank you for your review of your Captain Cook Cruises experience. We are pleased to hear you were satisfied with the service on our Captains Dinner 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 satisfying to receive. However, we are we disappointed to read the food and entertainment weren’t up to your standard. Our entertainment is designed to provide an entertaining background to the conversations and ambience of this fine dining experience. With regards to food 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 apologise you felt this was not the case on this occasion. Please be assured we have forwarded your comments onto our entertainment and catering managers.

Thank you once again for your feedback.

Kind Regards,

Head of Customer Service

Captain Cook Cruises

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
5/5

Service: The service was great. The food was excellent and the band was great. If I had to say anything at all, perhaps half an hour more of dancing would have been good.
My name is Georgie, you have spelt my name incorrectly.
Product: The food was great, happy with the service and entertainment.

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
5/5

Service: Lovely view from the upper floor of the cruise ship. Food and wine very good. Service excellent with dancing and the most gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour at night seen through large glass windows. A must for visitors. Very elegant ambience.
Product: I paid $277 for two with a guaranteed window seat excluding wine. I believe good value with a great backdrop of the harbour.

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
5/5

They were really lovely. Great service and a great night out as a team. We really appreciate the experience and will remember it forever!

Review for Captains Dinner

11 months ago
5/5

Great experience. The staff where very friendly and very welcoming when we boarded.

Review for Captains Dinner

12 months ago
5/5

The service was exceptional. The food was good and the view amazing. Will definitely do this again. Perfect for interstate and overseas visitors.

Review for Captains Dinner

12 months ago
5/5

Service: My daughter and I would recommend the Captain Cook cruise without hesitation. Every aspect of the experience was truly amazing.
Product: Purchase price was very good for what we experienced

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