This cruise is the only wine region experience in Australia that can be visited from a capital city by boat in a day and has been voted in the top ten experiences in Australia by Trip Advisor.
Departing daily just a short stroll from Perth's CBD and located inside the magnificent Elizabeth Quay precinct, guests can settle in for an all-inclusive day of indulgence and relaxation as they slowly drift away from the city skyline and towards the beautiful upper reaches of the Swan Valley.
Beginning with morning tea upon departure, followed by local produce and wine tastings, all while taking in the picturesque landscape on the way to the Swan Valley.
Upon arriving at the exclusive jetty at Sandalford Estate Winery, guests will be treated to a private behind-the-scene tour of the highly acclaimed winery covering its rich history as well as an education in the wine making process. With a deeper appreciation of the process, a broad selection of Sandalford's award winning wines will be on offer, before being treated to a delicious, gourmet two course lunch in a private room overlooking the Estate grounds.
With time to relax, browse the Cellar Door as well as sample additional wines, before reboarding the vessel for the return journey. The cruise home is accompanied by a tantalising dessert buffet and complimentary wine for the remainder of the afternoon. For an added treat, live entertainment from one of the crew will charm and delight as the vessel arrives back to Perth.
As the only cruise of its kind, this is a memorable experience to enjoy with your family, friends or colleagues and get to know the Swan Valley in a completely different way!
Nowhere else in Australia can you depart from a capital city and arrive in an award winning wine region on the same day. Relax 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.
You'll be treated to a delicious, filling two course lunch from the coveted Sandalford Estate following an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the winery and a one of a kind wine tasting!
All of this is capped off with live entertainment and tantalizing desserts.
Captain Cook Cruises’ gourmet wine cruise is a fantastic way to spend the day with friends and family as you cruise along the river and get to know the Swan Valley a different way!
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.