New Cruise Tour Digs Deep into Sydney Harbour History


Captain Cook Cruises’ newest tour entertains its guests with fascinating stories of Sydney’s most famous harbour-side sights.

On board the company’s premium sightseeing vessels, guests on the ‘Harbour Story Cruise’ tour iconic Sydney harbour sites like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Watson’s Bay, celebrity waterfront homes, picturesque beaches and parklands. The tour delves into the history of each site with informative yet lighthearted commentary.

For over four decades, Captain Cook Cruises has remained one of Sydney Harbour’s premier cruise lines. Its fleet of restaurant, sightseeing, ferry and sailing vessels offer an exciting range of public cruises and private charters for two to 2000 guests.

Past VIPS have included the Pope, presidents of China and the USA, members of the British Royal Family and America’s basketball ‘Dream Team’.

The company also offers paddle-steamer cruises along South Australia’s Murray River and 45-minute overwater transfers between South Australia and Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s most incredible eco-destinations.

The ‘Harbour Story Cruise’ is priced at $39 per adult and $22 per child and includes unlimited self-serve coffee, tea and biscuits, as well as additional purchases from an onboard cafe.

Guests can also purchase a premium package at $49 per adult and $32 per child, which includes a glass of sparkling wine, Vittoria coffee to order, a selection of fine teas and a mixed sweet and savoury tea plate.

Tours run daily from Circular Quay Wharf 6 at 2.30pm and at 10am from Monday to Saturday.

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