Specials available on non-drone nights

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Specials available on selected dates only and subject to limited availability


24 & 25 May, 01, 08, 09, 14 & 15 Jun 2024

  • 3-course menu
  • Cruise aboard premium vessels
  • Up to 2.5 hours of relaxed cruising
  • Individual restaurant seating

Second Release 7.30pm Vivid Sydney Dinner Cruise

  • Saturdays: 25 May, 01 Jun, 08 Jun, 15 Jun
  • Sunday Long Weekend: 09 Jun
  • Drone Nights: 08, 09 & 15 Jun
  • Visit our 7.00pm Vivid Special Dinner for nightly departures

This second release 2.5-hour cruise aboard our premium dining vessels is again all about the Vivid Lights with a simple, yet quality 3-course menu makes this cruise an amazing value-for-money alternative for the whole family. Expansive viewing windows and an open rooftop.


  • The full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water
  • Individual restaurant seating
  • 3-course menu
  • Up to 2.5 hours of relaxed cruising onboard your air-conditioned cruiser from the Captain Cook fleet with expansive windows and outdoor decks
  • 7.30pm-10.00pm from Darling Harbour King St Wharf
  • Drone show (selected nights only) subject to weather conditions. If the drone show is cancelled the cruise will continue to operate for Vivid Light viewing only.

Sample Menus

Vivid 7pm & 7.30pm Special Menu (PDF)

Menus are a guide only and subject to change Note GF and VG alternate dish available on request onboard

Sample Vivid Child Menu

  • Chicken with vegetables or salad
  • Vanilla Ice Cream with chocolate sauce

Beverage List

Celebration Desserts & Cakes (PDF)

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.


    Vivid Sydney 24 May - 15 June 2024
    Adult Retail
    Adult Online Special (excluding Drone nights) from

    Child Retail (Child Menu)


    All prices are per person. Specials subject to change.


    All children 4-15 years automatically receive the Vivid Child Menu at discounted Child Fares

    7pm Vivid DinnerChild 4-15 (Child Menu)$57

    Please note the following variations

    • Infants 0-3yrs may travel free of charge with no food/beverage provided OR purchase a Child Fare and receive the Child Menu. In the comments section please advise number of infants travelling
    • Children under 16 years can receive the Adult Menu by booking an Adult Fare
    • The new discounted Child Fare is only valid with a minimum of one (1) Adult per four (4) Children
    • Children above this ratio are required to book an Adult Fare, and offered a choice of the Adult or Child Menu
    • Should a customer book Child Fares in excess of the one (1) Adult per four (4) Children ratio, the additional children will be required to pay the difference between the Adult and Child Fare prior to boarding
    • Any alcohol included is substituted for soft drinks for children under 18 years

    All prices are per person. Specials subject to change

    Vivid Sydney 24 May - 15 June 2024

    Selected nights. Select Book Now for availability
    From Darling Harbour King St Wharf
    Depart 7:30pm
    Disembark 10:00pm

      Cruises depart King St Wharf No.2 or No.4. Final departure wharf will be confirmed 48 hours prior to departure. Directional digital signage will also be available on the evening and/or guests can check-in at our ticket office at King St Wharf No.1

      Available 48 hours prior to departure

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        • The 7.30pm Vivid Special Dinner Cruise may operate on any suitable vessel from the Sydney Harbour Captain Cook Cruises, The Jackson and Starship Sydney fleet
        • Please note not all vessels are wheelchair accessible and the final vessel may not be confirmed until the day of departure
        • We therefore recommend customers in wheelchairs cruise aboard our flagship Sydney 2000, seating on the expansive Ocean Deck, with wheelchair accessible bathrooms and boarding (stair access only to upper decks)
        • Available cruises during Vivid include 5pm Sunset Dinner, 7pm Vivid Dinner, 7pm Starlight Dinner, 7pm Gold Dinner and 7pm Gold Penfolds Dinner. Please contact Reservations for further details
        • If you or your guests are in a wheelchair and/or not able to negotiate stairs, please contact our Reservations department who can guide you on the best options during Vivid
        • There are wheelchair accessible public bathrooms located directly behind King St Wharf No.1 at Exchange Place on Shelley St – Google Maps Exchange Place
        • View Captain Cook Cruises accessibility information

        Map & Directions

        Wharf Check-in Offices

        Please ensure you check where your cruise departs from. This information can be found on your booking documentation.

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