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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 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on the river, tasting the different wines and we had a superb lunch. The entertainment from the crew coming back was so good, I highly recommend it!

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am an old customer of Captain cook cruise. I had a very good experience in Sydney and I have recommended many of my community members in Sydney and Brisbane. But this time, I really bad experience in PERTH. As soon as we boarded the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Cook Cruises were very polite, helpful and well educated in the River and tours they produced :) The Buffet Lunch was delightful and the information educational and uplifting.. We had some lovely hours touring both up and down the Swan river thanks to this...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely time taking lots of pictures (pictures to come they are still on my iPhone) going up the river to the Swan Valley with friendly staff and lots of laughs.. Wine is not our thing but we still had a lovely time..The...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sit back and relax while enjoying the views that the Swan River has to offer and a lovely selection of wines and cheese. The tour around Sandalford was fun and you learn a lot about their history and process, which is very interesting. Lunch was...More

Thank Corinne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get me wrong, there are lovely views on this trip but, near the end my wife was falling asleep and it felt overly long. We must have not been the only ones to think this because as soon as the boat docked there was...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled on a return from Perth to Freemantle. Staff polite and welcoming, boat clean and well kept and free tea and coffee. Excellent all round.

Thank swh61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cruise we went on from Fremantle to Perth WA real relaxing We saw a lot of things on both side of the river The comantary was good Saw dolphins near the boat Will go on more of the captain cruises in the future when...More

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

Good morning Helen, Thank you so much for your review and we agree, the views from on board are stunning and should not be missed by visitors and/or the locals. Its wonderful to hear that the dolphins came out too! Thank you for cruising with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly attentive crew, nothing was too much trouble for them. Wine tasting and catering were excellent. One of the best days out on the tourist circuit.More

Thank 746paulrose
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ahoy! Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience on board our Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise! Were really glad to hear that the crew were approachable and helpful on your day out exploring the Swan Valley, and the yummy food at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 09:45 ferry departing from Perth. During the trip, free coffee and tea is available. On regular intervals there are some Captain’s commentaries about the area’s. It takes roughly 1h15 min to get in Freemantle. It’s a lovely trip Returned to Perth with...More

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

Ahoy Erwin, Thank you for your detailed review of our Fremantle Explorer Cruise, 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! Captain...More

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22 April 2018|
Response from 363bev | Reviewed this property |
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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