For the past 30 years, Captain Cook Cruises as Perth’s premier cruise company has been providing picturesque cruises to visitors of Perth from the magnificent vantage point of the Swan River. With it’s based of operations in the Elizabeth Quay precinct on Barrack Street Jetty, they are easily accessed with a short stroll from the CBD. Guests can select from a range of tours taking in beautiful scenic views and providing easy access to Perth city, Fremantle and the Swan Valley.
Captain Cook Cruises provides an exclusive transport service between Perth and Fremantle, with several passenger cruises each day arriving in the heart of the respective towns. Guests can spend the day discovering, or simply stay on board for a delightful return journey with lunch options also available.
Fremantle’s growing craft beer scene is there to be discovered, and with plenty of history to discover the full day Fremantle Craft Beer Tour & Cruise is an excellent way to spend the day.
For the wine enthusiast, the Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise is an elegant full day experience heading upstream to the Swan Valley to indulge in a day experiencing wines from the award winning region, along with an all-inclusive lunch and tour of a winery for a deeper appreciation of the wine making process.
Along with additional lunch, dinner and twilight cruises to choose from, there really is an option to suit every visitor. To discover the Swan River is to discover the true beauty and essence of the city, and simply put, a trip to Perth is not complete without a visit to Captain Cook Cruises.
Children under four years travel free. Discounts available for school groups.
Access Public Transport
Both Perth and Fremantle points of departures are well connected by public train, public bus and CAT services.
Pier 3, Barrack Square, Perth or B Shed, Victoria Quay, Fremantle.
If short on time and planning to travel between Perth and Fremantle, at least one way should be on the river. Enjoy unlimited tea and coffee, stunning views and commentary. If cruising from Fremantle to Perth, take advantage of complimentary fine wine tasting of local Australian wines, featured on both Swan Valley wine cruises.
Relax and enjoy the enchanting atmosphere of an evening set against the lights of Perth and the Swan River. Local Australian Wine, beer and soft drinks are served and your vessel has full bar facilities. Music during your cruise is provided by our resident pianist or disc jockey.
There is no better way to combine a delicious lunch and a wonderful cruise on the magnificent Swan River than on our Fremantle Lunch Cruise. Available daily from both Perth and Fremantle, passengers are invited to enjoy an afternoon on the Swan River.
Relax with tea or coffee on a morning scenic cruise down the Swan River to Fremantle, then board the Fremantle Tram for a fascinating tour of the port city. Return onboard your vessel an hour later for a delicious buffet lunch on your return cruise to Perth. If you would like to upgrade to also include the Perth Explorer bus there is always the Bus, Lunch and Tram Tour.
Discover the delights of the Swan River cruising between Perth and Fremantle. Tea and coffee is served as your Captain points out all the sights along the way. On the return trip to Perth enjoy complimentary wine tasting with a selection of fine wines from WA (9:45am and 2.15pm departures).
Join Captain Cook on board for one of Perth's most enjoyable and longest running day tours - upgraded to give a full wine tasting experience centered on the river! Enjoy cruising the Swan Valley & an exclusive wine appreciation tour at Sandalford Estate.
Love beer? Fremantle has quickly become a haven for beer enthusiasts and what better way to immerse yourself in beer than with Captain Cook Cruises’ new Fremantle Craft Beer Tour and Cruise. This full day tour and cruise allows you to take in amazing sights as you cruise down the Swan River, before disembarking for an informative walking tour to Fremantle's top bars; The Monk, Sail and Anchor and Clancy's. This tour includes extensive beer tastings of some of the best beers Western Australia and Fremantle have to offer, along with a mouth-watering pub lunch.
Travel in exclusive style to and from the Optus Stadium via the Swan River and indulge in Premium Beer, Local WA wine and gourmet canapes. Our team specialises in providing you with an exclusive tailor made experience on the water, as you travel to your Optus stadium event. Entertain your clients and friends with our premium food and drinks packages and most importantly avoid the traffic and public transport! We are very flexible with pick-up and drop-off locations and are able to provide services departing from Barrack Street Jetty, B-Shed Fremantle, Canning Bridge, Claisebrook Cove, Sandalford Winery, Mandoon Estate and many more!
Take a seat and revel in the beautiful Swan River on the only cruise in Australia that departs from a capital city and delivers you to the doorstep of an award winning wine region. On your upstream journey to Mandoon Estate enjoy complimentary tea and freshly brewed Yahava coffee from the Swan Valley with freshly baked muffins, accompanied by a guided premium Western Australian wine tasting and cheese board selection.
Upon arrival enjoy lunch at Homestead Brewery accompanied by a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. You will then have free time to explore the grounds of the estate.
On the return, delicious cake and all-inclusive wines are waiting for you on board, live entertainment follows as you cruise the beautiful upper reaches of the Swan River back to Perth.
For an unforgettable day in the Swan Valley, this cruise and tour experience is for you!
Relax, sit back and enjoy the iconic city skyline and beautiful picturesque landscape as you escape the city and cruise leisurely into the upper regions of the Swan Valley.
Upon arrival, you will disembark the boat and enjoy a coach tour. Visiting two quality wineries and enjoy a delicious lunch with a glass of wine to accompany at Homestead Brewery. Indulge at the Margaret River Chocolate Company with chocolate and truffle tasting. Finishing with a wine tasting and cheeseboard at Lancaster winery and local produce tasting at Providore Swan Valley.
In the afternoon, hop on board the cruise and enjoy a delicious selection of cakes. All-inclusive wines are waiting for you and live entertainment follows as you cruise the beautiful upper reaches of the Swan River back to Perth.
Gather your favourite friends together for an afternoon on the Swan River on our decadent High Tea Cruise – guaranteed to provide you with stunning views amongst a relaxing atmosphere topped off with delicious food and drinks. Indulge in a buffet of sweet and savoury treats and all-inclusive specialty coffee and pots of tea are available at your leisure, a perfect fit for a beautiful afternoon of cruising. Our Captain’s informative commentary will highlight all of the key landmarks dotted along the foreshore as well as the picturesque Perth city skyline.
Enjoy the upper reaches of the Swan River from a different perspective on our exclusive Summer Lunch Cruise. The Swan River comes alive in summer, with the abundance of bird and marine life, and sun reflecting off the water providing a truly unique experience. Unwind whilst exploring the city on an upstream cruise. Stepping on board the Summer Lunch Cruise, guests can settle in for an afternoon of enjoyment as they slowly drift away from the city centre and explore the Swan River System. Our all-inclusive lunch provides guests with a fabulous selection of hot buffet dishes, complemented by a variety of summer inspired gourmet salads, we have an option to suit every taste. All-inclusive standard wine, beer and soft drink are on offer for the duration of the cruise.
Enjoy the ultimate, unforgettable day out! Cruise the Swan River and visit three of the most iconic Perth microbreweries, Bright Tank Brewery and The Camfield. Tastings will be offered at each of these venues, so take the opportunity to sample some award winning beer and in house ranges. A delicious lunch will be served on board the vessel, comprising of Slow Cooked BBQ Beef ribs & Spicy Chicken Wings, salads and condiments accompanied by a glass of local craft beer or wine. This is the perfect cruise to discover the best of Perth's beer community on a unique and carefully curated day out.