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Address: Barrack Street Jetty, Pier 3 Riverside Dr | A quick boat ride to Fremantle for a 4. 5 hour Walking tour, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9325 3341
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For over 30 years, Captain Cook Cruises has been offering visitors Perth an...

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 stroll from Perth's CBD. As the only company providing daily services between Perth and Fremantle, travelling between the two iconic towns is a relaxing, pictureqsue experience. Along with daily full day cruises to the Swan River, memorable lunch and dinner cruises and a range of other cruises, there really is a cruise to suit any occasion. With the largest fleet of vessels in Western Australia, and the largest range of products, a cruise with Captain Cook Cruises is a day to remember and a "must do" whilst you are in Perth!

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US$ 128.31*
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Swan Valley Wine Cruise from Perth
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US$ 72.13*
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Perth Lunch Cruise including Fremantle Sightseeing Tram Tour
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US$ 97.18*
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Perth City of Lights Dinner Cruise

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Relaxing Afternoon Cruise on the Swan River

We took the Fremantle Lunch Cruise with Captain Cook Cruises and were very happy with the overall experience. Check in was easy followed by a short wait to board under cover at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Fremantle Lunch Cruise with Captain Cook Cruises and were very happy with the overall experience. Check in was easy followed by a short wait to board under cover at Barrack Steet Jetty. We were shown to our table on the main deck and sat back and relaxed and watched the scenery pass by with commentary pointing out... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent. I have used captain cook before in Sydney and was impressed so booked with them for Perth based on tripadvisor reviews. Really pleased I did. Crew are attentive and knowledgeable and what better way to while away a day then on the river with a glass of plonk. Lunch is of a good quality and the vineyard are very... More 

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Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

booked a cruise, selecting the return trip thinking it would take a different course & offer a different commentary - how wrong!!!.Strongly suggest only do the one way between Perth & Fremantle. Quality of the commentary was extremely poor, no history or factual & informative information. Seen one yacht club, seen them all - don't need to know the name... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took our trip to Freemantle on this interesting cruise with informative skipper n friendly crew. Many choices of cruise variations that includes lunch, whole day, wine tasting, zoo package n others. Choose simple trip there with Freemantle tram tours hop on n off then trip back a few hrs later. Saw a couple of dolphins on the cruise n came... More 

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CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Ahoy, Thank you for your fantastic review on the Fremantle Explorer with the added hop-on hop-off Fremantle Tram Tour. You are right in saying that we offer many different cruises – downstream to Fremantle or upstream to the Swan Valley, half-day and full-day cruises, lunch, dinner, wine or beer tours – Perth visitors and locals are sure to find something... More 

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 hour lunch cruise. Pleasant return journey. Lunch very tasty and enough of it. Wasn't packed day we went.

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Thank Bob C
CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Bob, Thank you for your review on the Fremantle Lunch Cruise. It is great to read that you enjoyed the 2hr45mins return cruise and the hot and cold selection buffet lunch on board. Weekdays are usually quieter than the weekends however with summer just around the corner our seats fill up quickly and we strongly recommend to book in... More 

Perth, Australia
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last year we did a day trip with lunch on board which we enjoyed immensely, so this year decided to try the cruise up river (again) but with lunch at the Sandringham Estate Winery in the Swan Valley. This is actually a great way for tourists to see a part of Perth that many of us locals have never seen,... More 

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Thank David H
CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you very much for your lovely review on the Perth's Famous Wine Cruise and for travelling with us again! We loved to read about your fantastic day on board and at Sandalford Estate Winery, especially your kind comments about our talented crew. I am sure to pass your great feedback on to Andrew and the girls. What... More 

Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day. Staff were friendly,captain commentary was interesting and informative. Wine tasting delicious. We saw Dolphins swimming during our cruise. A stop over in Perth for lunch then a relaxing cruise back to Fremantle.

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CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Ahoy! Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Perth Explorer, which is a return trip from Fremantle with a short stop over in Perth. It leaves the busy port of Fremantle daily at 11.15am and returns at 3.30pm and includes the Captain's commentary and complimentary tea and coffee. An added bonus to the 11.15am departure... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was treated to the dinner cruise and what a treat it was! From the easy booking procedure to boarding the boat it was great. The food is good, the drinks keep flowing and the lovely outside area means fabulous views of Perth and Freemantle. The all inclusive price for food and drink makes it very attractive. There is a... More 

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CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you very much for your kind review on the City of Lights Dinner Cruise. We are glad to read what a great night you had cruising down the Swan River and we agree, the views on the city at night are stunning. The City of Lights Dinner Cruise includes a delicious hot and cold selection buffet dinner,... More 

Darwin, Australia
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450 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fabulous day. We had blue skies and a gentle breeze and the crew were great. The river is fascinating - a wonderful asset for those in Perth. We had coffee and a muffin on departure at 9.30am. An easy to listen to commentary as we went, with appropriate breaks. The cityscape is great as you leave and... More 

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CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Ahoy! Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Perth’s Famous Wine Cruise and for sharing your travel experience with us here on TripAdvisor. It sounds like you had a very relaxing cruise upstream to the Swan Valley enjoying the picturesque scenery go by whilst listening to the Captain’s commentary pointing out some of Perth’s newest... More 

Kingsley, Western Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise this 2 1/2 hour cruise up the Swan River turned out to be. The wife's aversion to buffets was quickly dispelled by a well presented and tasty range of three hot dishes comprising fish mornay in a sauce that was thick and tasty; penne pasta in a tomato and basil sugo and a delightful beef curry.... More 

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CaptainCookCruises, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you for writing a review on the Upper Swan Lunch Cruise and we loved to read that this cruise exceeded your expectations and that you were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the buffet and drinks on board. This 2hr45mins cruise leaves Perth to cruise the calm upstream waters at 1.15pm daily and includes a delicious hot and cold... More 

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