Early Bird Special

From $99.00 per adult

*Specials subject to limited availability. T&C's apply.


Wed, 26 Jan 2022

  • Front row seats to the Australia Day daytime action
  • Ferrython, Salute to Australia, RAAF Flypast, Harbour Parade, Tall Ships Race, Australia Day Regatta and more
  • Choice of three decks, menus and bar packages
  • Up to 4 hours on spectacular Sydney Harbour

Be part of the Australia Day daytime action

Details for 2023 coming soon.

Celebrate Australia Day in style aboard our MV Sydney 2000. Select your Australia Day Lunch 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 daytime action on Australia Day, from the Ferrython right through to the Australia Day Regatta.

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
  • Our highest restaurant deck
  • Reserved restaurant table seating
  • Spirits, superior wines, beers and soft drinks

$179-$219 pp

Club Deck

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


Ocean Deck

  • Shared summer lunch platters
  • Reserved seating
  • Ocean level lounge and high bar seating
  • Welcome drink


All options feature

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

Cruise Format

  • Departing 10:30am cruising out from Darling Harbour
  • Australia Day Sydney Harbour daytime program commences at 10:45am with the Ferrython and finishes with the start of the Australia Day Regatta at 1.30pm
  • Returning approximately 2.30pm

2022 Australia Day Program

The much anticipated Australia Day Sydney Harbour program has been released with a return of all our favourites.

  • 10:45am-11:20am Ferrython
  • 11:30am-12:05pm Salute to Australia
  • 12:00pm RAAF Fast Jet Flypast and Handling Display
  • 12:45pm-2:00pm Harbour Parade
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm Tall Ships Race
  • 1:30pm-186th Australia Day Regatta

Program subject to change

Australia Day Lunch 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 10:30amDisembark Approx 2:30pm

    Sky DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15
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    Club DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15
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    Ocean DeckRetail Adult
    Retail Child 4-15

    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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