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For over 30 years, Captain Cook Cruises has been offering visitors Perth an unrivalled experience with scenic passenger cruises along the Swan River. Situated in the $440 million Elizabeth Quay precinct, they are conveniently located just a short...more
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Pier No. 3 Barrack St | A quick boat ride to Fremantle for a 4. 5 hour Walking tour, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In mid June during a short stay in Perth, we decided to take an 'Explorer Cruise' from Perth to Fremantle and return. Booking was easy and only a short wait for the 11:15 am departure. The weather was cold and raining which obviously kept a...More

1  Thank Maralyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent day trip consisting of a very slow cruise up the Swan River from pier 3 in Perth Harbor to the Sandalford Winery for a six flight wine tasting, two course gourmet lunch and winery tour. This is followed by a slow return to the...More

Thank Jeff S
SeaLinkWA, Public Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy Jeff! Thanks so much for your outstanding review of your experience on AND off the vessel. Lauren is an amazing singer, isnt she?! We think shes a great asset to the team and to the overall experience on the Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to join the ‘Swan River Scenic Cruise from Fremantle’ on Friday morning. Sounded great. Found it on the Captain Cook Cruises site but had serious trouble booking it on-line. Visited the Fremantle wharf, found the office, was told the Scenic Cruise from Fremantle...More

1  Thank Enj0yers
SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy there! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and some feedback for us. We're glad to hear you ended up having a very enjoyable day cruising the Swan River and exploring Perth CBD. We hope to have you on board again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we stepped on board and were greeted by Skipper Brett and his 2 very able crew - Lisa & Ciara - it was time to chill out and enjoy the beauty of the Swan River. Tea/coffee/muffins was followed by a delightful cheese/meat/wine...More

Thank Peejay22
SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Peejay22, Thank you for your perfect 5 star rating and lovely comments on the Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise and we are glad to read that you enjoyed the wine tastings and delicious meals throughout the day, on board and at Sandalford Winery....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The day started off chilly, but the sun was out and the sky was blue. The cruise towards lunch was very relaxing with interesting commentary on the way and lots to see. Lunch at Sandalford was really enjoyable, and the tour of the winery interesting....More

1  Thank Paul W
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy Paul, It was great to have you back on board! Wow, what a great review on our Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise, we are all so glad that you enjoyed your experience both at the winery and on board the vessel. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a one way ticket for a family of four on the Swan River from Perth to Fremantle through Captain Cook Cruises. Worth the money, from memory $85 for 2 adults 2 children, great staff and commentary from the captain as we passed various...More

1  Thank kirtyau
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy, So wonderful to hear you all enjoyed the cruise down to Fremantle with us and that you managed to see so many sights while exploring the historic town. And thanks so much for also taking the time to review us and your experience on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful way top have lunch and see perth from a different view. So comfortable and spacious. Food was lovely. Staff fantastic and so helpful. Would recommend this 100%.More

Thank Julie L
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Julie, We pride ourselves on having helpful and approachable staff, so its great to hear that you enjoyed your experience on board with them. Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, and for the 5 Star rating! Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise is well suited for couples, small groups, team building or similar. Three hours of relaxing sight seeing along the sea while you enjoy a full buffet of fresh - crisp - delicious food. Made locally at the Bells Tower means it’s not been...More

Thank Suzy P
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Suzy, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and our Swan River Dinner Cruise. Its wonderful to hear you enjoyed your experience on board provided by the Crew, DJ and food provided. Cant wait to welcome you on board again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Perth Lunch Cruise including tram around Fremantle was generally lovely. Only thing that let it down was the tram driver. He was very loud, was not interested in where the passengers were from until after making bad jokes about our countries and the derogatory...More

Thank Sarah W
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the lunch cruise and the tour around Fremantle was lovely. I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the tram drivers commentary. We have passed on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of seniors took the Perth to Fremantle(return) lunch cruise. The boat was clean & roomy and in addition all staff were both friendly & helpful. In particular, the staff showed good help & support when one of our members (pre-cruise) had to be...More

Thank dalger1430
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy! Thank you so much for your lovely review on our Fremantle Lunch Cruise. We pride ourselves on having helpful, friendly and approachable staff - so its great to hear that their hard work was appreciated from the party travelling. Its also great to hear...More

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Pimjegg
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Response from 363bev | Reviewed this property |
You can email Captain Cook cruises which means you get the answer straight from the horses mouth.
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4 January 2017|
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Ahoy! Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, our vessels for today have air-conditioning on board to keep our passengers cool and relaxed during the cruise. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any further... More
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SAKarimsheikh
3 August 2015|
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Good Morning SAKarimsh, Captain Cook Cruises WA offer three different lunch cruises every day. We offer the Fremantle Lunch Cruise, the Upper Swan Lunch Cruise and the Perth Famous Wine Cruise. All three lunch menu's... More
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