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Swan River Scenic Cruise

  • 2.5-hour scenic Swan River cruise
  • See many sights including the Bell Tower, King's Park and the Fremantle harbor
  • Enjoy wine tasting on select departures
Swan River Scenic Cruise
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See some of Perth’s top sights from the water on a leisurely Swan River cruise. As you depart the city center, admire Perth riverfront attractions like the Bell Tower and King’s Park, and glide past pretty suburbs to reach Fremantle, located where the river meets the Indian Ocean. Coffee and tea are provided on board, as well as wine tastings on select departures. Choose a departure time when booking.
What to Expect
Your cruise starts in central Perth, where you’ll board your boat and set off down the Swan River, catching sight of landmarks like the Bell Tower, the old Swan Brewery building, King’s Park and the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Float past the city’s upscale suburbs to admire waterfront homes, and take in the bustling inner harbor of Fremantle, a historical port city on the other side of the river.

Listen to commentary from your captain, who turns around at Fremantle to make the return trip to Perth. A selection of Western Australian wines are available for tasting during the 9:45am and 2:15 departures. Your cruise ends when you arrive back at the starting point.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very nice cruise

Boat trip was conducted at a leisurely pace and the commentary was very informative. Staff was friendly. Would recommend.More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gary S
SeaLinkWA, Public Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Gary, Thank you for your kind feedback on the Swan River Scenic Cruise, a relaxing 2hr 45mins scenic return cruise between Perth and Fremantle which cruises past the iconic Kings Park, the impressive Millionaire's Row and the newly developed Elizabeth Quay area. On...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Relaxed and informative

Lovely relaxed cruise down the Swan River to Fremantle. Tea and coffee is complimentary and free wine tasting on the return trip, however you have to be quick as this is not supervised and some greedy people take multiple glasses and leave others without. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank love2travelos
Reviewed 1 November 2018
Upper swan river lunch cruise wonderful

Had a wonderful relaxing afternoon slowly cruising the swan. Crew was friendly and welcoming food was fresh and there was plenty of it on the buffet, seating comfortable. Danni Sophie, and George did a wonderful job keeping everyone happy and the commentary was interesting. Would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank margaret l
Reviewed 27 September 2018
Brilliant cruise down the Swan river.............

Took the cruise from Perth to Freemantle with captain Cook cruises. Very comfortable boat with an excellent commentary in both directions. Best way to see the Swan river in style. We stayed on board and made the return journey as we had spent the previous...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank bryble
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi, It is definitely a great way to spend a lazy afternoon. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed our boat and commentary. The swan river can be very relaxing, we look forward to having you on board again in the future. Kind Regards, Maddison at...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile
Not enough wine

Ok cruise. We went on the 14h15 one to enjoy the complimentary wine tasting but get What? There was not enough of the good stuff! For an entire boat, they don't even provide a full bottle of each wine.More

2  Thank PhilippeT194
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Good afternoon PhilippeT194, Thank you for your review, we love to hear customer feedback on how we can improve our services! We are sorry that that you did not think there was enough wine for the tasting. We will forward your comments on to our...More

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