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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
Perth CBD
+61 8 9325 3341
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly staff, good food & wine, comfortable boat. Lauren's singing was a great bonus at the end. We would probably do this trip again if we're in Perth again.

Thank Ozvamp
Reviewed yesterday

The commentary down the Swan river was completely professional with timed jokes that kept the banter going for more than an hour. The "tram" was really a bus but that didn't matter as the driver passed on the gossip and the low down of the...More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Captain Cook's very informative harbour cruise which we took to Freemantle. We took the one way cruise which suited us as we wanted to come back by bus. But not matter which cruise you took, we got a very informative and historical talk on Perth...More

1  Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked in advance and were shown to a great window table. Ordered sashimi padron peppers (don’t order if you are chillie averse which thankfully I’m not) John Dory with xo sauce. The food is very very good. The table should have been the best...More

1  Thank Jen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the lunch cruise and found this cruise informative and enjoyable. The buffet lunch was great with a small but tasty menu. My husband was very happy to eat prawns. The return trip had great commentary and the boat even attracted some dolphins. Staff...More

1  Thank Sue W
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ahoy Sue!! We are so glad you enjoyed your cruise down the Swan River with us to Fremantle! Aren't the dolphins so beautiful when they swim next to the boat! Thank you for cruising with us and we hope to have you on board again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very relaxing cruise. Plenty to view both sides of the river. Steady cruise to Fremantle seeing large tankers and cattle ships. A very nice buffet lunch served on the way back. A nice inclusive drink to accompany the meal. All the staff...More

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

Good afternoon Richard G, Thank you for taking the time to review our scenic Fremantle Lunch Cruise! We agree it is an amazing way to relax and take in the sights of Perth - some not often see other than from the river! We take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in Perth to Fremantle and return lunch tour with my two older sisters. Commentary was informative and current. Buffet was quality food and drinks cold. Free tea and coffee during the cruise. Toilets were downstairs and clean. Catered for families with captain allowing...More

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

Ahoy Kerrie! Thank you for your kind review on our Fremantle Lunch Cruise! It was lovely to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this scenic cruise along the beautiful Swan River. I agree, our river cruises are a wonderful day out for the whole family and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a day trip with lunch down to Fremantle. The boat trip was fantastic and the commentary really gave you a lot of information about the river and the real estate along the river. Fremantle was excellent. Hopped on the tram as part of the...More

2  Thank John M
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ahoy John, Thank you for your detailed review of our Triple Tour Deluxe, we hope you enjoyed your time exploring Fremantle - such a beautiful and historic town. Thank you for cruising with us and we hope to have you on board again soon! Katy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set off perth refreshment bar upstairs closed after 15 minutes of starting. As we were doing the return trip the people downstair didnt have a bar opened either. There was no notification that the bar was going to close either only a sign put up.More

Thank Jenny B
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good morning Jenny B, Thank you for taking the time to review our services. It is unfortunate to hear that the bar was closed too early for your liking. We are currently working to improve our communication regarding the opening times for the upstairs bar...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This package was well worth the money. Great commentary on board of all the sights we saw as we cruised down the river. Free tea and coffee provided also. When we arrived at Fremantle we boarded the tram for a tour of the historical city....More

1  Thank Janie S
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Janie, Thank you so much for taking your time to review our Lunch and Tram Tour, and for your 5 star review! Great hearing you enjoyed the lunch on board, too! Thank you for cruising with us,and we cant wait to see you on...More

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22 April 2018|
Response from 363bev | Reviewed this property |
You can email Captain Cook cruises which means you get the answer straight from the horses mouth.
4 January 2017|
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Response from SeaLinkWA | Property representative |
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
3 August 2015|
Response from SeaLinkWA | Property representative |
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