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  1. Australia
  2. New South Wales
  3. Sydney
  4. Circular Quay

Sydney Harbour Captains Dinner Cruise

Product ID: 76095
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Enjoy an exquisite 3-course a la carte meal or 6-course degustation with live music whilst taking in the incredible views Sydney Harbour has to offer. The perfect experience for a night out or a special occasion.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Enjoy a delicious contemporary Australian a la carte dining
  • Listen to some great live music
  • Take in the stunning views of Sydney Harbour at sunset
  • Cruise aboard the MV Sydney 2000 (or John Cadman II or John Cadman III in winter)
  • Choose between a 3-course dinner, a 3-course sunset dinner, and a 6-course degustation
Full description
Experience a first class dining experience aboard one of Sydney's premier vessels, the MV Sydney 2000 or John Cadman II, as you sail around a dazzling night sky or a mesmerising Sydney Harbour during sunset (summer). Enjoy the enchanting backdrop of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and savour the scrumptious choices of the 3-course a la carte meal or 6-course degustation (depending on which option is selected) Contemporary Australian menu and 5 star service. Please note that the following sample menu is subject to change without prior notice:

Smoked Ocean Trout, shaved fennel, dill, capers with black caviar dressing (GF)
Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli, napolitana salsa with grana padano cheese (V)
Tre Colori - assorted seasonal greens, baby bocconcini, basil infused heirloom tomatoes
with a light drizzle of extra virgin olive oil (V-GF)
Smoked Chicken Fillets, with mango salad and honey dijon mustard

Main Course:
Tasmanian Grilled Salmon Fillet, accompanied by dutch carrots, asparagus,
served with capers and lemon oil (GF)
Australian Beef Tenderloin Fillet, sautéed mushrooms, served with seeded mustard jus
Pumpkin and spinach stuffed Chicken Breast with baby broccoli, roasted vegetables
and chicken jus
Slow cooked Lamb Shank, mash potatoes with traditional sugo di pomodoro,
a rich tomato vegetable sauce (GF)
Vegetable Gratin with infused tomato and pesto sauce (V-GF)

Orange and Chocolate Flourless Cake with butterscotch sauce (GF)
Bavarian Vanilla Slice, strawberries and chocolate sauce
Smooth Chocolate Roche with raspberry coulis (GF)
Manhattan Cheesecake set on crushed biscuit, grated coconut and berry coulis
Slow Baked Lemon and Lime Tart, served with a dollop of thickened cream

The following is a sample degustation menu for the 6-course option, which is subject to change without prior notice:

Canapés and sparkling wine on arrival

Slow-cooked pork belly in apple cider and pan-fried scallops
Wine: Winemaker Penfolds Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling

Queensland snapper with grilled king prawn
Wine: Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay

Ossobucco ragu with pumpkin gnocchi
Wine: Penfolds Max's Shiraz Cabernet

Seared aged Angus beef fillet with sauteed mushrooms and rich seeded mustard jus
Wine: St. Henri Shiraz

Petite bite of apricot tiramisu and a mini pistachio biscotto
Wine: Penfolds Father 10YO Tawny Port

Once you have indulged in the fantasic cuisine on offer, enjoy the wonderful tunes provided by the live band and singer onboard from your seat or out on the dance floor! The Captains Dinner is truly the perfect choice for celebrating a special occasion or a night out for dinner in the city.
  • 3-course a la carte meal or 6-course degustation
  • Unlimited house spirits, beer and soft drinks (if inclusive option selected)
  • Live music
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks, however available at additional cost on board
  • Transfers

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Circular Quay Wharf 6. Please note that during the Vivid Sydney, the cruise departs at 7:30 PM from King Street Wharf 1, Darling Harbor only (no Circular Quay departure).

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Important information
Know before you go
• If you want to purchase drinks, you can do so on board at the bar
• A guaranteed window seat is available at additional cost
• In the event of rain or inclement weather, the cruise will still go ahead unless contacted by the tour operator
• The dress code for this activity is smart casual
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 199 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

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Captain Cook Cruises

Product ID: 76095