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Overview
With an expansive waterfront and a stunning skyline, no traveler should miss the chance to take in the views of Perth on a scenic sightseeing cruise. On this cruise from Perth city center, hop aboard your boat to see top riverfront sights, like Kings Park and the Bell Tower, as you ride all the way to Fremantle. Along the way, enjoy the live commentary, onboard refreshments, and plenty of photo opportunities.
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Captain Cook Cruises - Perth
Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, AustraliaCheck-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
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    Take in the wonderful sights that can only be viewed from the Swan River as you cruise the calm waters between Fremantle and Perth on a direct return service. Cruise past key sights including Perth’s impressive Bell Tower, the restored Swan Brewery, Kings Park, Royal Perth Yacht Club, the magnificent mansions of Perth overlooking the river and Fremantle’s busy inner harbour. Enjoy Captain’s commentary for the duration of your cruise to Fremantle and back to Barrack Street Jetty.
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Captain Cook Cruises - Perth
Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, AustraliaCheck-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
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Highlights
  • Cruise the Swan River on this sightseeing boat tour from Perth
  • Choose the most convenient time, with multiple departures offered daily
  • Enjoy live commentary from your captain throughout the cruise
  • Meet-up on the Perth waterfront, just steps from the landmark Bell Tower
Important Information
Departure Point
Captain Cook Cruises - Perth, Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Duration
2h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Captain’s commentary
  • Return Swan River cruise
  • Wine tasting on 3:45 departures only (served on the return leg from Fremantle)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Coffee and/or Tea
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible, however the toilets on the boat are located downstairs
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sandra C wrote a review Apr 2020
Inverness, United Kingdom118 contributions36 helpful votes
We sailed from Perth to Fremantle and back. The sun was shining and it wasn't crowded. We Sat outside for a good view.The Captain gave a good cometary so we got a good overall view of the area.It was a bit busier on the way back but plenty of space for everybody to get good
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Linda N wrote a review Feb 2020
Saint John, Canada26 contributions1 helpful vote
Friendly atmosphere,informative captain who did not talk all the time, great beverages that we included with ticket Lovely evening on the river.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Swan River Scenic Cruise
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Wonderful feedback, thank you! We agree - the Twilight Cruise is a great, relaxing, short cruise on the beautiful Swan River. Kind regards, Kat
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Melissa M wrote a review Feb 2020
Canberra, Australia45 contributions10 helpful votes
We took this tour from Elizabeth Quay in Perth across to Fremantle. It was so well run. Nice and smooth with a very I’m Formative Captain. The sights were magical. We hopped off and did a prison tour. Wow, this was fantastic too. We then joined the hop on hop off tram. The
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Response from SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Swan River Scenic Cruise
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Hi Melissa M Thanks for your feedback. We agree, the Prison, Tram & Cruise package represents great value too - the heritage Fremantle Prison, the informative (& entertaining) Fremantle Tram, with our relaxing Captain Cook Cruise on the beautiful Swan River - all adds up to a great day out! Thanks again - we hope to welcome you back on board with us another time. Kind regards, Katrina
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Foxtrot10 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia129 contributions35 helpful votes
We did the return cruise to Fremantle and back. An excellent way to appreciate the Swan River scenery with good commentary on the way. The return journey was just a repeat of the cruise down so I would suggest do the one way cruise to Fremantle, hop off and look around
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Swan River Scenic Cruise
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Good morning Foxtrot10 Thanks for your comments - we agree, a Captain Cook Cruise is the perfect way to appreciate the Swan River scenery. We hope to welcome you back on board with us another time! Kind regards, Katrina
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Di Lomas wrote a review Feb 2020
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We did the Perth tonight to Fremantle and return cruise on the Captain Stirling. We spent the time learning about our own city, talking...off our phones and just enjoying the slower pace. What a great trip, those having the meal cruise were on the same boat, along with those one
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SeaLinkWA, Front Office Manager at Swan River Scenic Cruise
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Good morning dfmobile Thank you so much for your kind words - we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your cruise with us so much! We agree, it is a great way to unwind and enjoy our beautiful Swan River views. We hope to welcome you back with us another time! Kind regards, Katrina
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Keith H
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Fantastic!!!
We took two cruises with this company. The first was to Rottnest Island. If you have the time [ a days trip really
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lmnei
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Not very wheelchair accessible - a sill to get over to get into the boat.
Interesting experience riding with the same company two days in a row - we went to Rottnest the day before and on t
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elizaval
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Absolutely Fabulous
A fabulous day out. My partner and I did the Gourmet Wine Tasting cruise to the Sandalford Winery. Our Captain was
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SPALVIS
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Great
Although we took the inexpensive train to Fremantle the cruise return to Perth was very nice and good value, late a
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872krystallee
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We got bored pretty quick
Look, the staff were lovely, the complimentary wine was nice and the music was relaxing....but it was a slow journe
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697carlg
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Rottnest Island Ferry
A great trip from Fremantle to Rottnest Island and return. Two deck ferry is comfortable and clean. The crew were f
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K9233LXderekc
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Family day out
Over in Perth from Scotland to visit family decided to go on the swan valley gourmet wine cruise Exelent choice.
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raffles123
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First time on the river route
Having visited Freemantle several times before by road we thought a 75min cruise on the river would be a pleasant e
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Janette P
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Lunch Cruise Perth to Fremantle
We had a lovely relaxing cruise from Perth to Fremantle watching the lovely scenery around us. Then we joined the
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Elaine S
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Very good way to get to Fremantle
I enjoyed this trip. There was a commentary as we went down the river that was interesting. It was not particula
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M5205ZRsuet
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Excellent and interesting
We took a twilight cruise while in Perth and really enjoyed the trip - the fact that there was commentary was good,
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Baldwin K
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Ferry to Rottnest
The ferry trip to Rottnest Island was great. The staff was really helpful. I would definitely travel with SeaLink a
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Ozi_999
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Sound System Deficient
Very very hard to hear what is being said with the on board commentary. Near impossible as sound system has way to
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michaelmM9911LM
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Sightseeing on the Swan.
Excellent trip. Uncrowded comfortable travel with informative and interesting commentry. Wine tasting was a pleasan
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Traveltip2
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Great value. A must do trip in Perth if a wine lover.
What a delightful day from start to finish. Coffee and muffins greeted you on arrival. This followed with wine tast
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  • Duration: 2h 45m
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