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Captain Cook Rocket Sightseeing on Sydney Harbour

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Join the 80-minute rocket catamaran sightseeing cruise to visit Sydney's famous sites, including the Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, parks, beaches, and bays. Listen to the guided commentary in English while seated indoors or outdoors.


  • Take an 80-minute cruise along the foreshore of Main Harbour to enjoy the best view of Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
  • Begin your Rocket Sightseeing Cruise aboard the Sydney Harbour Explorer by leaving Circular Quay, the primary tourist area.
  • Enjoy a superfast catamaran ride around Sydney Harbour, going all the way to Manly and back.
  • Visit the beachfront of Darling Harbor, where you can take a break and enjoy a nightcap or watch the Saturday night fireworks in Cockle Bay.
  • Avail of a completely flexible ticket valid for all departures throughout the day, including free Wi-Fi to share your photos on Instagram.


  • One-way ferry ticket
  • 80-minute single circuit of the harbor
  • Guided commentary onboard


  • Meal inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled. However, they can be rescheduled up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

Discover some of the most beautiful places in the world, including the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, beaches, parks, harbors, and the playgrounds of the famous and affluent by way of Captain Cook Cruises. Capture the beauty of the city's sunsets with guided commentary and live music. It's the ideal beginning to a night which can be prolonged with a trip to the theatre or a celebratory gathering.

To obtain the best views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as you sail the main harbor, get to the spacious open decks or the 360-degree Star Deck during sunset. You will stop briefly to view the Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Shark Island, and Manly. The cruise will then make its way along the beachfront of Darling Harbor, where you can take a break and enjoy a nightcap or watch the Saturday night fireworks in Cockle Bay.

In addition to stunning architecture and well-known landmarks, the harbor is surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty. Although Darling Harbour and Circular Quay are great locations to walk around and see these sights, the easiest way to see all these amazing landmarks is to reserve a boat ride and explore the glistening blue seas.

Important Information

  • The tour is wheelchair accessible.


January to March

  • Wed to Sun: 9:30am


  • Daily: 9:30am
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.
  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Circular Quay Wharf 6.
  • Address: Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Exchange Square, Bridge St. It is a quick 5-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board buses 115 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Circular Quay. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board trains T2, T3, T8 to get you there.
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