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From $129.00 per adult

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Wed, 26 Jan 2022

  • Front row seats to the Australia Day Live action
  • Choice of three decks, menus and bar packages
  • Australia Day Lit Vessels Parade, fireworks and more
  • Up to 4 hours on spectacular Sydney Harbour

Your chance to be part of the live TV broadcast of Australia Day Live

Details for 2023 coming soon.

Celebrate Australia Day in style aboard our MV Sydney 2000. Select your Australia Day Dinner experience from our range of premium packages over three decks. All decks include a choice of menus and bar packages and stunning views of all the action from Australia Day Live, cruising in the Harbour Lit Parade as part of the official Australia Day Live TV broadcast.

Choose your deck

Sydney 2000 is the flagship of the Captain Cook Cruises fleet. The super-cruiser features three dining decks and a spacious open-air Star deck on the top of the vessel. Ocean Deck is at water level, with relaxed lounge and high-bar seating and close-up viewing of all the action. Club and Sky Deck are situated above, each with a forward and aft outdoor cocktail deck. The large windows throughout the vessel offer fabulous viewing from every deck and table.

Sky Deck

  • 4-course premium menu
  • Spirits, superior wines, beers and soft drinks
  • Our highest restaurant deck
  • Reserved restaurant table seating

$179-$219 pp

Club Deck

  • 3-course menu
  • Superior wines, beers and soft drinks
  • Our second highest restaurant deck
  • Reserved restaurant table seating


Ocean Deck

  • Shared platters
  • House beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Ocean level lounge and high bar seating
  • Reserved seating

$129-$175 pp

All options feature

  • Up to 4 hours on Sydney Harbour
  • Choice of drink package options
  • Access to the outdoor open star deck
  • Individual reserved seating
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Singles are seated at shared non-window tables

Cruise Format

  • Depart 6:30pm cruising out from Darling Harbour
  • Australia Day Lit Vessels parade commences 7.25pm with the live TV broadcast of Australia Live commencing 7.30pm
  • Relaxed cruising upon completion of the fireworks, returning approx 10:30pm

Australia Day Live!

The Australia Day Live spectacular returns in 2022 with choregraphed pyrotechnics and maritime manoeuvres featuring a flotilla of lit vessels, jet skis, fly boarders and a parachute display, the concert finale of a spectacular fireworks and light display will illuminate Sydney’s most iconic landmarks and harbour. The concert will be simultaneously broadcast live on ABC TV and iview. The full 2022 program to be released early January.

Australia Day Dinner Menu

Special Menus and Dietary Requests: All meals are prepared fresh onboard. Due to the nature of cruising we have limited time to prepare and serve our menus. A vegetarian and gluten free option is available however requests for special diets, substitutions and modifications of our menus will be politely declined. View our menus for full details.


Departs From Darling Harbour King St Wharf 1
Wed 26 Jan 2022Depart 6:30pmDisembark Approx 10:30pm

    Sky DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15
    Club DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15
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    Ocean DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15
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    Retail rates are valid for 26 January 2022. All prices are per person. Special prices subject to change.

    Guaranteed Window Seating

    Expansive windows throughout our vessels offer superb viewing no matter where you are seated. For those who wish to guarantee window seating, surcharges apply. Please note surcharges apply to all guests on the same table/booking.

    Guaranteed Window Seating - Sky & Club Deck$35 per person
    Guaranteed Window Seating - Ocean Deck$15 per person

    *A minimum of 4 people required for window seating on Ocean Deck option.

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          Private Rooms

          Book a private room with your own private cocktail deck. Private rooms are suitable for 2 to 60 guests. Private deck are available for larger groups. Prices are based on bespoke food and drink menus. Contact our Events Team.

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