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Swan River Scenic Cruise provided by Captain Cook Cruises

Swan River Scenic Cruise
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Tour snapshot
Cruise the Swan River on this sightseeing boat tour from Perth
Duration:
2h 45m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
50
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • 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
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • 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
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 3337SRSC
Important information
Inclusions
  • Captain’s commentary
  • Return Swan River cruise
  • Full cash bar facilities available on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Duration
2h 45m
Departure details
  • Captain Cook Cruises - Perth, Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Birdiya Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia Check-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note, accessibility is limited. For more information, please contact our friendly Reservations Team on (08) 9325 3341
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Inclusions
  • Captain’s commentary
  • Return Swan River cruise
  • Full cash bar facilities available on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Departure details
  • Captain Cook Cruises - Perth, Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Birdiya Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia Check-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
Duration
2h 45m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note, accessibility is limited. For more information, please contact our friendly Reservations Team on (08) 9325 3341
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 3 Feb. 2022
A note from Swan River Scenic Cruise
Our staff have been briefed and trained on hygiene and sanitising practices. We will continue to monitor and maintain these practices in accordance with the health advice to ensure we maintain these to the highest standards. Number of passengers per vessel has been capped for social distancing.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Captain Cook Cruises - Perth
    Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Birdiya Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia
    Check-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Swan River
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Karen N
Perth, Australia10 contributions
This last minute outing was a pleasant trip along the Swan River. We’ve lived in Perth for a few years now but viewing the city from on the water added another dimension we’d never been able to appreciate before. It really is quite beautiful & the Captain added a few interesting facts along the way to keep us entertained.
Written 11 February 2020
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Good morning 153karenn, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us in regards to your trip on the Swan River. There is plenty to see whilst cruising with us and there is never a dull moment with our Captain's commentary. We hope you'll choose to travel with us again in the near future. Kind regards, Meika at Captain Cook Cruises - WA
Written 11 February 2020
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Di Lomas
Perth, Australia22 contributions
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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 way to Fremantle. What a great idea, everyone happy doing their own thing! We took on a coffee and cake for our own afternoon tea. Started at 11.15 and off 2+ hours later. Great value! Great personal touch by the captain, wishing and singing along for 2 Birthdays. Nice warm touch. Thanks to booking staff, crew and Captain for your warmth.
Written 15 February 2020
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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
Written 5 April 2020
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Melissa M
Canberra, Australia54 contributions
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 driver Garry was just wonderful And full of information and a great sense of humour.
We went onto the Maritime Museum then back on the captain cook cruise back home. Enjoyed wine tasting and a beer while looking at the gorgeous scenery again.
This is a great tour
Written 28 February 2020
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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
Written 5 April 2020
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Rdwarf
Melbourne, Australia97 contributions
We did a River and wine cruise during a wet Perth day. The river was full after 3 days of rain and challenging for the Captain to navigate. Commentary was interesting and very local (thank you Soren!) and all other staff great (thank you Mitch, Loren and McKenzie). We were wine tasting slightly after 10 a,m ( its midday somewhere) with a generous cheese board. We cruised to Sandalford wines where getting off the boat was challenged by the river but handled well by staff. The tour of Sandalford was excellent as was the provided lunch.
Written 6 August 2022
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We're thrilled to see such a wonderful review! Our crew always do their utmost to deliver a great experience despite weather conditions being tricky! We are so happy to hear your day out with us was not too hindered by it! We hope to see you travelling with us again soon. Kind regards, Ella
Written 7 August 2022
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Lorraine C
Auckland Central, New Zealand992 contributions
Absolutely loved it. Got to the dock early so where first on board, which was great because we got the best seats at the back of the boat. We then spent the next few hours slowly meanterding down the Swan river to Freemantle and back again. The captain was really interesting as he talked away about what we were seeing. I would highly recommend a visitor to Perth do this trip.
Written 23 September 2020
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Hello Lorraine C Thank you for taking the time to pass on your feedback - we super appreciate it and are so glad that you enjoyed your cruise with us. We hope to welcome you back on board another time soon! Kind regards, Kat
Written 9 November 2020
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Foxtrot10
Brisbane, Australia137 contributions
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 Fremantle, and get the train back to Perth
Written 27 February 2020
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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
Written 5 April 2020
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alison m
Queenstown, New Zealand37 contributions
We did this as part of a winery tour. The staff were all nice and welcoming.Complimentary tea and coffee and mini muffins and a very nice cheese board were available. The wine tasting on board was great. The commentary was only about buildings! we dont want to know about race tracks. How about telling us about all the birds we can see. What are the people fishing for? Trees, are there any turtles, crocs etc.
We had lunch as part of the tour at The Abbey. CCC need to stop using this, it was awful. I have done another review for that.
Written 14 January 2020
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Linda C
Moorpark, CA1,054 contributions
We cruised from Perth to Fremantle on the lovely Swan River in a large boat that had plenty of seating and also offered snacks and drinks for purchase. Perth is a beautiful city with a lovely waterfront. Enjoyed cruising by "Millionaire's Row," past beautiful waterfront homes that cost up to $20 million. Also passed Pelican's Point and a restored brewery and a yacht club. Very relaxing journey with friendly staff.
Written 24 August 2020
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menors
Windsor and Maidenhead, UK266 contributions
Beautiful afternoon on the river enjoying the round trip Perth to Fremantle cruise. Boat was spic and span, very smart, clean, crew ok although sitting at back of the boat the commentary was inaudible. Wine tasting in the return trip a nice touch. Overall a really good three hours.
Written 10 February 2020
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Good morning menors, Thank you for taking the time to review Captain Cook Cruises and for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your kind words on the vessel and crew. We will pass your feedback regarding the commentary onto the correct department for it to improve! Thank you again, Kind regards, Meika at Captain Cook Cruises - WA
Written 11 February 2020
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Sandra C
Inverness, UK119 contributions
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 views. Enjoyed our afternoon.
Written 18 April 2020
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