Vivid 7.30pm Dinner & Drinks

Inclusions

  • Cruise aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000
  • 3 course Contemporary Australian set menu
    - Download Menu
    - Download Vegetarian Menu
  • Tyrrell's house wine, Tooheys New beer & soft drinks
  • See the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water
  • UPGRADE to the Captain's Dinner
    - Includes a la carte dining & live music from $119pp

Need to know

  • Nightly during Vivid 26 May - 17 June 2017
  • Children (4-15 years) $89
  • Vivid Peak Nights
    - 26-28 May 2017
    - 02-04, 09-12 & 16-17 June 2017
  • Vivid Non-Peak Nights
    - 29-31 May 2017
    - 01, 05-08 & 13-15 June 2017
  • Optional Extras
    - Guaranteed window seating
    - Bar package
  • Download Flyer
  • Special Event conditions
  • 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 26 May - 17 June 2017 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)

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Secure your seats now for the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the best vantage point - on Sydney Harbour aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000. This special Vivid Dinner Cruise departs at 7.30pm nightly from Darling Harbour. Enjoy dinner and drinks, then disembark at either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Highlights 26 May to 17 June 2017

2017 Vivid Light - more than 70 interactive light installations from 6.00pm to 11.00pm daily. 

Sydney Harbour Bridge - Eora-Bennelong & Harbour Lights
Sydney Opera House - Dreamscape
Museum Contemporary Art Australia - Organic Vibrations
Cadmans Cottage - MUSIC Box
Martin Place - Light installations, code-driven light shows and divine fare from Sydney’s hippest purveyors of food and beverage
Darling Harbour - Magicians of the Mist
Barangaroo - A day in the light
Royal Botanic Gardens - 3D Projections and a tunnel featuring tens of thousands LED lights
Taronga Zoo - Be the Light for the Wild light sculptures 
Chatswood - "Retro-futuristic" Smart City installations through the CBD
Kings Cross - Vivid KX will see the Coca-Cola LED billboard light up in vibrant colours for the first time in 40 years
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? Most dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice - Contact Us. Download vegetarian menu or child menu for the Vivid 5pm Dinner Cruise.

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

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Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

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Cruise Sydney Harbour on this special dinner and drinks cruise and experience the lights of Vivid from the water. Depart Darling Harbour at 5pm ('lights on' approx 6pm) and cruise aboard "Vivid Sydney" vessel MV Sydney 2000. Disembark at 6.30pm for a stroll along the anticipated Vivid Walk for more spectacular light displays. More Info ...

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Secure your seats early for this fantastic Sydney event. Cruise aboard Vivid Sydney vessel MV Sydney 2000 as you enjoy dinner, drinks, and Vivid 'Lights on' (normally from 6pm). Depart Darling Harbour at 5pm and disembark at 6.30pm for a stroll along the anticipated Vivid Walk for more spectacular light displays. More Info ...

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Vivid 7.30pm Captains Dinner

The Captains Dinner departs at 7.30pm nightly from Darling Harbour and during Vivid Sydney experience the full canvas of lights from the best vantage point - aboard MV Sydney 2000. Enjoy 3 course a la carte dining, music & dancing, then disembark at either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid 7.30pm Gold Penfolds Dinner & Drinks

Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the best vantage point - on Sydney Harbour aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000. The Gold Penfolds Dinner features degustation dining and Penfolds gold selection of bin & vintage Australian wines. Depart Darling Harbour at 7.30pm then disembark at either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 5.45pm

Secure your seats now for the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water. This special Vivid Lights cruise departs at 5.45pm on selected dates, in time to see the lights turn on (normally 6.00pm). Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 6.15pm

Secure your seats now for the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water aboard this special Vivid Lights cruise departing 6.15pm on selected dates during Vivid 2017. Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 6.45pm

Secure your seats now for the best deals and experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water. This special Vivid Lights cruise departs at 6.45pm nightly. Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 7pm

Book now to secure the best fares. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water on this special cruise departing Darling Harbour 7.00pm on selected dates. Disembark at Darling Harbour and stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 8pm

Secure your seats now for the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water on this special Vivid Lights cruise departing every night at 8.00pm during Vivid. Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 8.15pm

Book early to secure the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water aboard this special Vivid Lights cruise departing at 8.15pm on selected dates. Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Lights 9.15pm

Secure your seats now for the best deals. Experience the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water aboard this special Vivid Lights cruise departing 9.15pm on selected dates. Disembark at Darling Harbour where you can stroll along the anticipated Vivid Light Walk. More Info ...

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Vivid Loop 5.45pm

Experience Vivid Lights from the water including the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Botanic Gardens, aboard "the Little Red Vivid Rocket." The newest addition to our Vivid line-up departs every 30 minutes from 5.45pm on selected dates. More Info ...

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Vivid Loop 6.15pm

Experience Vivid Lights from the water including the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Botanic Gardens, aboard "the Little Red Vivid Rocket." The newest addition to our Vivid line-up departs 6.15pm on selected dates. More Info ...

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Vivid Loop 6.45pm

Experience Vivid Lights from the water including the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Botanic Gardens, aboard "the Little Red Vivid Rocket." The newest addition to our Vivid line-up departs 6.45pm on selected dates. More Info ...

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Vivid Loop 7.15pm

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Vivid Loop 7.45pm

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Vivid Loop 8.15pm

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Rating
7 hours ago
5/5

Service: Service was wonderful, staff were friendly and very attentive. Would definitely recommend Captain Cook to others.

Product: The vivid dinner and drinks cruise was a wonderful night out. Great ambience on the boat and food was delicious

10 hours ago
5/5

Our waitress was very nice and an top of things. She really knew what she was doing. Great

1 day ago
5/5

We had a won derful experience. Service, food and drink all excellent. Only disappointment was that the entertainment was only on the floor above us.

1 day ago
5/5

I have been on many dinner cruises over the last 20 years and every time exceeds expectations. Thank you for a lovely evening :)

1 day ago
5/5

Service: Boarding was surprisingly easy and welcoming. Staff was friendly and professional. Boat was clean.

Product: We expected rubbery chicken and soggy vegetables but the dinner of quinoa salad and salmon main was fresh, well presented and tasty; beverage selection was good. Service was quick.

1 day ago
4/5

Service: Good attentive service throughout the meal, as well as before and after. Good selection of drinks available, very nice food.

Product: not so much the cruise itself but the vivid lightshow was a little underwhelming with the Opera House being a standout - the cruise itself on the ship was great.

1 day ago
4/5

It was lovely dinner and cruise, however, I booked online and did not have a widow seat oprion when booking. I asked when on the boat as there were many spare window seats (and prepared to pay the extra) however the girl never got back to me after telling me she would check. This was disappointing.

1 day ago
5/5

Good service

2 days ago
5/5

Service: The staff were professional,helpful and friendly.Amazing experience!!!😘😘Perfect evening 😀

Product: The staff were professional,helpful and friendly 😘Great food and drinks 😀Amazing experience and would love to do it again if time permits 😀😀Thank you😇

3 days ago
5/5

Great experience and servce

3 days ago
4/5

Once on board were made welcome. Food n dinner cruise was good quality and service excellent. Would have prefered more choice of wine.

3 days ago
4/5

Service: I thought the whole experience was very good. The meal was good, although portions were quite small. The staff were attentive, courteous and friendly. I thought it was just a little cramped as there were many table and they were very close together.

Yes I would recommend CC Cruises to others.

Product: Great opportunity to enjoy this event!

4 days ago
5/5

Very friendly efficient staff. Well organised

4 days ago
4/5

Service: Attentive, friendly and helpful.

Product: Great value for a unique perspective of the Vivid spectacle.

4 days ago
5/5

Service: My sister and I did the cruise on Thursday 15th June. It was my birthday present to my sister. We were on table 58 and Tanya, our waitress was amazing. She was highly personable, friendly and we never had to wait to have our plates removed or wine poured. Courses arrived promptly and a good time frame between them. She was really terrific and when she found out it was my sister's birthday, she wished her a happy birthday and checked that we were enjoying our experience on a number of occasions, which we were.She is a real asset to your organisation and was so humble when we praised her for her efforts. Full marks Tanya, you made our cruise an unforgettable experience.

Thank you,

Jo

Product: If you mean dinner, it was very good.

4 days ago
5/5

Sharon the waitress was fantastic. Very bubbly and her personality was great. She is so suited for the job. Excellent food. All round great experience.

4 days ago
4/5

Service: The service and attention to detail was fantastic. We had a great night but I would have to say it is not the ideal way to see Vivid. You need to be closer to the lights and sounds to fully capture the Vivid experience.

Product: Food and drinks were great but as previously stated you need to be closer to Vivid for the full impact. Cruise is ideal for those with mobility issues because you get to see our beautiful city at it's best.

4 days ago
5/5

Service: There customer service, food, waitress service just loved it!

Product: Reasonably priced for a 3 course harbour cruise and drinks

4 days ago
5/5

Service: We booked this for my Mum's 80th birthday. Everyone was so helpful, prioritising us to the front of the queue and getting us on-board ahead of the rush.they really looked out for my elderly mum. Our meals were delicious, restaurant quality and our wait staff were amazing! This cruise really was the highlight of mums' whole birthday celebrations! The addition of the onboard photography was a bonus especially at a great price as well. Overall a magical night for all my family, thank you!!!

Product: Awesome night, meals amazing,service amazing!!!

4 days ago
5/5

Service: The waitresses were very attentive and friendly. I would recommend the dinner cruise. The entertainer sang and played enjoyable songs from the past such as by Gordon Lightfoot, Kingston Trio, Beatles, Belafonte etc. Great food and fun evening.

Product: I love seafood so enjoyed the salmon for mains and the unusual quinoa salad.

4 days ago
5/5

Tanya was an amazing server!

5 days ago
4/5

very good service overall

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Mrs. Woods,

Thank you for your recent review of our Vivid Lights Dinner. We were happy to read that you enjoyed your night with us and that the service was of good standard. As you know we care a lot about our customer services.

Once again thank you for your review, it is appreciated.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

5 days ago
2/5

Service: This was our second Vivid cruise. The food was very ordinary and I found the salmon dry and overlooked . The entre was more of a side dish. The music seemed to cater for a very old crowd. On the whole we were very disappointed and left the crusie early . I would not book this again

Product: Refer to earlier comments

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear costumer,

Thank you for your recent review of our Vivid 7.30PM Dinner & Drinks Cruise. 
We were very disappointed to read that the cruise did not meet your expectations as we usually receive very good feedback on this product. We always encourage guests to talk to the Cruise Director on-board on the evening if they have any concerns as they would be able to assist immediately to solve any service delivery issues. Our cruise does offer two disembarkation points – the first at Circular Quay at around 9.30pm to enjoy the lights of VIVID around the City and the second at King Street Wharf approximately thirty minutes later. 

Once again thank you for your review and we are sorry we were unable to meet your expectations.

Kind regards,
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

5 days ago
4/5

Service: The staff were very friendly and prompt with service. We didn't want the white wine or beer, but they offered a refill of the sparkling which was appreciated. They also allowed us on the top deck which was a fantastic view point for the Vivid lights. The entree was very healthy and fresh quinoa salad, mains lovely. Dessert was a disappointment - a chocolate/gluten/dairy/sugar concoction which I viewed as unhealthy, I recommend a light natural sorbet.

Product: Great value. I didn't purchase the photos.

5 days ago
5/5

Service: Terrific service and great night out

Product: Terrific service and great night out

5 days ago
5/5

Service: Friendly and efficient.

Product: Excellent way to see the lights without the crowds. Dinner was lovely, and the drinks plentiful. Very pleasant and efficient staff. Great value for money.

5 days ago
5/5

Service: The whole night was service service service good music drinks and attention to detail we had aa fantastic night would do it again one day

Product: It was a great night with good service and good value

5 days ago
5/5

Service: We enjoyed the excellent friendly service and the food was excellent.

Product: The purchase process on line was efficient.

5 days ago
5/5

Service: The service was second to none. Meal was great and the cruise of the harbour to watch VIVID was fantastic. Thanks CC!

Product: It was value for money. The meal was excellent and drinks were aplenty!

5 days ago
5/5

Service: It was fantastic great value for money great service ,fantastic food

Product: Great everything was fantastic great value

6 days ago
5/5

The service was fantastic your staff were accommodating and the food was magnificent. This cruise was organized by my sister who did it last year and all her glowing reports lived past our expectations

6 days ago
5/5

Service: We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise the staff and service were excellent

Product: staff great service terrific avd very helpful

7 days ago
4/5

The lady serving us kept forgetting our drink order, she was very pleasant, but probably needs a little more practice

7 days ago
5/5

Service: Well organised

very welcoming

good value product esp with discount

just enough time for cruising

staff hospitable

plenty to drink

Product: great value overall experience

1 week ago
5/5

Service: The cruise was a night out for my mum as I have done the lunch cruise on the same boat a few years back.The moment you step on the boat the greeting is very professional which for me as I work in the event management industry is a key thing for me and then complimented with drinks is a very stylish way to be greeted, then being seated and being looked after but not smothered was perfect.The dinner was simple but hit the right spot and the desert was a perfect way to finish of a very enjoyable meal.The cocktails were very very nice as i had to indulge with them.I was extremely satisfied I paid for a window seat it just set things of for mum with the whole night as I have done shore based vivid last year and mum has not seen part of it before but her bad knee's won't allow her to walk for a few hours..Overall a night mum said she will not forget, well done to all staff very smart and professional team.

Product: As I wrote in the prior thoughts very professional,great staff the moment you step on the boat you just know it is going to be a great night.

1 week ago
5/5

It was a Xmas present. My family loved the whole experience. My so is healthy with his eating & loved the meal. They want to organise a family trip. To me I am happy it was a success..... thank You 👍

1 week ago
4/5

Service: The service is fabulous, staff are friendly and attentive. However I was a bit disappointed with the lack of choice with the menu on the Vivid Cruise

Product: The value is good, however the limited choices on the menu this time were a bit disappointing. The staff as always are exceptional in their service.

1 week ago
5/5

Service: Made welcome , prompt and friendly service by all staff

Product: Lived up to expectations ,great evening

1 week ago
5/5

Service: From start to finish the whole experience was really professional and excellent. Angelina Bagdassarian was really wonderful in her approach to the booking throughout our communication. The food and service were excellent. The only thing that didn't click with timing was the serving of the champagne for the toasts - it was late. To improve your offering, may we suggest you also serve non alcoholic wine. We had 4 x guests and 2 x children who had to have soft drink for the toast. The Vivid sites were a bonus and very beautiful.

Product: The food and service were excellent; however, the bar tab seemed excessive at $753 for only 23 people, given that we excluded spirits and cocktails.

1 week ago
5/5

Great service and beautiful food. Had a great time on board. The only thing that I was disappointed with was that it ended so quickly. Time flew so quickly when your having fun

1 week ago
4/5

Service: Friendly atmosphere, comfortable seating arrangements

Product: Enjoyed the evening meals were reasonable and did see the Vivid highlights, just felt the package should have included a cofee or tea at the end as part of the dining package

1 week ago
4/5

Service: Great vivid dinner cruise. Food and service was great. Recommend it to anyone

Product: Top service and great food

1 week ago
4/5

Yes I would buy again. Easy booking and well organised. Excellent table service.

1 week ago
5/5

Service: excellent

Product: excellent service and ambience

1 week ago
5/5

Great food and excellent location at the front of the ship

1 week ago
3/5

Service: Booking, welcome on boarding and actual cruise were very good as was the staff service. We booked a window table and upgraded to the next drinks package. The drinks flowed freely and the service was very good.

Product: The food was average with a small salad for entree, salmon was well cooked but the dessert was a chocolate offering that none of us (3) could eat. It had no taste and a strange consistency and texture. The drinks package was worth the upgrade.

1 week ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful Vivid night, great vestle, awsome crew, gorgeous food absolutely magic evening 👍👍👍👍👍

Product: Great price, food and drinks

1 week ago
4/5

Service: Staff were polite and attentive. The dishes were modest and delicious. The view was outstanding and the live music was an added bonus.

Product: Good value for money and a wonderful way to see Vivid.

1 week ago
4/5

Service: very good service where nothing was an issue.

Product: Excellent cruse except for the heavy rain.

1 week ago
5/5

Service: Wonderful hospitality, service, food, drinks were excellent served with helpful waiters etc.

Product: Excellent value for money/

1 week ago
3/5

Service: the food was very average main course was nearly cold, I asked could I have a cup of tea, was told it was not included, which i thought was pretty average as I don't drink (they did bring me one much latter in the evening no milk or sugar I might add). The food was the same menu as last year maybe update menu would help

Product: See above comment re food etc and menu

1 week ago
4/5

Service: The cruise was very well conducted but a few things I would like to mention. I rang three times before booking the cruise online, got the answering machine which promised a call back, one never came. I was not fussed on the entree but the chicken was very good and the dessert very rich. all in all a nice experience

Product: the main meal was delicious but the entree was not to my taste

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service was outstanding, the staff were very attentive, aimed to please, couldn't do enough to make our trip very enjoyable

2 weeks ago
5/5

No complaints,service really good,food was way better than I expected.Ticketing process was easy.Hassle free night apart from the rain.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Excellent meal, excellent service, very happy. But we couldnt underrstand why tea and coffee had to be purchased when alcohol was included. Crazy

Product: Everything good. No problems

2 weeks ago
5/5

Phenomenal cruise, food and wine, the staff was 1st class. They took us around the Harbour bay during the vivid light shows and it was pretty awesome.. I only regret that the cruise was longer, I really enjoyed myself.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Excellent cruise. Would definitely use again. It made our trip to Sydney perfect.

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Service on board the cruise was excelent, prompt and did maje you feel special.

Queueing to get to the cruise needs some improvements as it was hard to know where to wait and the staff on the pier were struggling to direct patrons to the right place

Product: Good diverse of drinks for all palates.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The cruise, staff, service ,entertainment,and rood was beyond my expectation.

I would recommended it , to anyone.

Well done . A night l will always remember.

Product: Great service, food and entertainment.

2 weeks ago
1/5

Service: Don't know why we paid additional for window seating as we had the misery of being seated right next to a doorway that other passengers used as a main thoroughfare onto the foredeck while cold winds and rain were lashing the boat. My wife and I were subjected to freezing wind blowing on us all night because the door couldn't be physically closed. The table staff apologised and explained that we couldn't be moved which soured the experience altogether. Not a pleasant experience at all.

Product: Expensive and no guarantee that you will get what you paid for. The food was cold (mainly because of the freezing wind blowing over our table) and we have been left feeling a bit ripped off. Better V4M in getting a nice table at one of the Darling Harbour Restaurants.

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Service was friendly and efficient.

Product: The food was good and the drinks plentiful.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The service and staff were excellent

Product: very good staff and entertainment excellent.

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Well organised service, friendly helpful staff, nice food and wine to enjoy Vivid Sydney cruise. Fun times.

Product: As previous - great service, fun outing at a reasonable cost

2 weeks ago
4/5

The service was very good. The set menu was restricted to only one choice for starter and dessert, neither of which I liked.An alternate would have been good. Main course had a choice of 2 and I chose the salmon which was very nice.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Courteous, efficient & addressed all our needs

Product: All inclusive purchases so no separate payments for food & drink. Enjoyed the night including the food, lights, company & service.

No photos as I left my phone at home to focus on the event & company I was with.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Amazing and amazing cruise boat

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: We had a fabulous evening. The crew were friendly and the food was delicious. We had terrific seats too. Unfortunately all our photos had reflections of the red lighting used on our deck. And it was quite cold whilst we were standing in the queue waiting to board the vessel, though grateful it wasn't raining.

Product: The food was terrific, generous serving sizes and appreciated the table service.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: All service was excellent by staff.yes I would recommend service

Product: All services were excellent

2 weeks ago
4/5

Staff are very attentive and welcoming and I highly recommend the experience. The only criticism is that the menu could use some improvement, in particular the childrens' menu. I also would note that a window seat creates a completely different experience from being in a middle/inside table.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience was excellent. Well organised, staff were efficient & friendly & the food was really good. Exceeded expectations

Product: Efficient, friendly service. Food portion size & selection of menu was very good.

2 weeks ago
4/5

service was really good meal was great .

2 weeks ago
3/5

Service: Service was good but The meal was not as good as previous Captain Cook Dinners.

White wine supplied was cheap & nasty.

Product: Meal average white wine not good

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: excellent service will definetly come again,will be recommending it to our friends

Product: Our table lady was Daisey she was pleasant and looked after us very well

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Their service was excellent. Food and wine great, waitresses fantastic. A great night on the harbour. I would highly recommend.

Product: Food and drinks great - good quality and value.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: We are regulars to the vivid dinner cruise and we found the service extremely good this year. Note the menu has been cut back a bit but still found our meal very good. We will be back

Product: Top service, meal and lovely night

2 weeks ago
4/5

Streamlined, slick, professional service service. We have done several Captain Cook dinner cruises in the past and they get it right every time. The only downside is that coffee to have with your desert is an extra!! I had one alcoholic drink and my partner had a soft drink, so expecting a free cup of coffee doesn't seem too much to expect. It's not even the cost, it's the principle!

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience was excellent. We enjoyed the cruise and the meal and the vivid Sydney light shows.

Product: The whole experience including the meal and the cruise was excellent

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Value for money, good service and excellent meal.

Product: Excellent food and service

2 weeks ago
4/5

the staff were all friendly and accommodating of any of our requests. we have been on other cruises with Captain Cook and would not hesitate to book another cruise that interested us.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The whole experience was wonderful. Food drinks service. A memorable evening. Will certainly recommend 😊😊

Product: Excellent! ! The whole experience was wonderful.

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: The service was very ordinary to start with at first but after bringing it to her attention it certainly improved as the cruise went on

Product: Very easy to navigate, the booking process was made easy

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: The cruise left on time and boarding was a breeze. Our server was friendly but could've been more attentive with the wine and beer. The food was good. My only complaint was that I had paid for a window seat to have a view but my view was of people's backsides as they stood in front of our window on the deck outside taking pictures for a significant portion of the cruise.

Product: Food and drinks were good

2 weeks ago
5/5

We showed up 2 days early for our cruise by mistake and your team members went out of their way to get us on. The service was amazing as was the food.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The service was Fantastic couldn't fault anything my group was very Happy with their first cruise with you as well, Excellent Service, the best way to experience the wonderful Vivid Lights of our Beautiful Harbour and Sydney by Lights is always Wonderful

Product: Could ask for anything better. Thank You

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Staff excellent, good attentive service although a bit rushed. Food and wine was enjoyable. We had a great night 😀

Product: Good experience and would recommend to other too enjoy.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Good job! Great service!

Product: Good job! Great service!!

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Attentive, friendly service.

Product: Service and wait staff very friendly, food was delicious. Sparkling wine excellent

2 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Just a little disorganised but friendly and fairly efficient.

Product: All done online. Information was acc.

2 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Every thing was done to a high standard. Congratulations on your very professional staff.Meal excellent although not many would care to have the Quinoa entrée again, but this is only personal taste.

Product: Excellent value for money.

2 weeks ago
4/5

Embarkation process smooth, table allocation quick, were seated with drink in hand promptly.

Food choices adequate, portions not large but well presented. Drink service good.

Visibility was awesome.

3 weeks ago
2/5

Service: Food quality was below par and service was average.

Product: Poor means you did not get the value we thought we could

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Mr Toh,
Thank you for your feedback and we are disappointed to read your comments as nothing at all reported to our Cruise Director. We encourage all our travellers to let us know if anything is not to their expectations. Our customers are our number one priority and if anyone is dissatisfied with their experience, we work very hard to correct this immediately and in a timely fashion in order to turn their experience around.
 We are sorry we did not meet your expectations and believe the value of your VIVID Dinner and drinks packages purchased at early bird rate of $99 per adult and $89 per children represents excellent value.
Sincerely
Head of Customer Services
Captain Cook Cruises

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Went during Vivid Sydney. Views were Spectacular during the dinner cruise and our server Tanya was Excellent! =D

Product: Excellent views & service!

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Thank you for your recent review on our VIVID 7.30PM DINNER + DRINKS on Sydney Harbour. We were delighted to read that Tanya provided you with such great service, we will pass the information to her. We agree that the best way to see the Vivid Lights is in one of our cruises. Hope to see you again soon!

Once again thank you for your feedback, it is appreciated.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Services
Captain Cook Cruises

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The cruise and the food - quantity & quality, was sooo good, loved it. Most of all the wait staff were excellent, we had Sharon as our wait staff and she was very very attentive and nothing was a problem for her.

Product: Quantity & quality of the food was very good and the wait staff excellent.

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Dear Dianna

Thank you for your recent review on our VIVID 7.30PM DINNER + DRINKS on Sydney Harbour.  We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the cruise and that you were given excellent service. We agree that the food is delicious.  Hope to see you again soon!

Once again thank you for your feedback, it is appreciated.

Kind Regards,
Head of Customer Services
Captain Cook Cruises

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The meal was excellent and there was plenty of wine. The staff were friendly efficient and helpful. We enjoyed the music and al in all it was a terrific way to see the Vivid Festival. No discomfort in the crowds and the cold...very enjoyable!

Product: Excellent meal, excellent experience. Best way to see the Vivid Festival!

3 weeks ago
4/5

Service: The staff were very friendly and attentive. Our only concern was that the three courses were served very close to each other. We understand the logistical challenge of serving a crowd three courses in two hours but we were surprised that we had been served all three in only one hour.

We enjoyed the view and it seemed well judged so that everyone had a turn at the main sights.

Product: Good value for us - but we bought on a special offer.

3 weeks ago
4/5

Service: Food was amazing and atmosphere was great... lighting wasn't the best but just the dinner would make it a great experience.

Product: Price was a bit too much .

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The dinner was excellent and the service very attentive and courteous. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience.

Product: the same as before outstanding service and very tasty food

3 weeks ago
1/5

Service: We paid $25 extra each to have a window seat but everyone in our area had a window seat! Thought that was a rip off.

Our ticket said no stopping at Circular Quay but it did let passengers off there.It made a difference to how we got to our apartment.

We could see just as many Vivid lights by walking around

Product: We paid $25 extra each to have a window seat but everyone in our area had a window seat! Thought that was a rip off.

Our ticket said no stopping at Circular Quay but it did let passengers off there.It made a difference to how we got to our apartment.

We could see just as many Vivid lights by walking around

Response from Captain Cook Cruises: Service rating : Dear Ms Alsop,
Thank your for your feedback. Our window surcharge is there for those who wish to guarantee a window seat. On most peak nights during Vivid window seats are sold out. All seats on Sydney 2000 offer great views, but window seats are extra special. Our website also states that we stop at Circular Quay at 9.30pm on the 7.30pm Vivid Dinner & Drinks Cruise. It appears in the timetable section of the cruise web page. We hope you enjoyed the cruise despite your disappointments.
Sincerely
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises


Product : Dear Ms Alsop, Thank your for your feedback. Our window surcharge is there for those who wish to guarantee a window seat. On most peak nights during Vivid window seats are sold out. All seats on Sydney 2000 offer great views, but window seats are extra special. Our website also states that we stop at Circular Quay at 9.30pm on the 7.30pm Vivid Dinner & Drinks Cruise. It appears in the timetable section of the cruise web page. We hope you enjoyed the cruise despite your disappointments.
Sincerely
Head of Customer Service
Captain Cook Cruises

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Very good service there is a person in — charge come in your table and brief you what you can do

Product: very helpful and your comportable talking to them

3 weeks ago
5/5

Had an awesome night, food was good, our table was good. The waiters were excellent, nothing was too much trouble. And an awesome way to see vivid!

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: It was very good so was the dinner

Product: It was good for the money

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The service was great couldn't ask for anything better

Product: There were no problems getting a reservation

3 weeks ago
5/5

Excellent overall- great value for money. Food good, table service excellent, great music on our level. Have already recommended to friends and brother-in-law thinking of it for his mother's 90th

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: Extremely professional pleasant service

Product: For a banquet meal it was surprisingly good. The beverages included in the fare were undrinkable. Fortunately, the wine list had

a delicious Chardonnay n offer.

3 weeks ago
2/5

Service: Meals were rushed and average service

Product: Average food and service. Boat was too packed

3 weeks ago
5/5

Service: The service was personal and friendly. Staff were attentive andneatly attired.

Product: The dinner was delicious although it was a little rushed.

The band was excellent and really made the night special

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