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Swan River Scenic Cruise provided by Captain Cook Cruises

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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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.
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Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Captain Cook Cruises - Perth
    Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia
    Check-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
    See address & details
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    Swan River
    Stop: 3 hours
    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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  • You'll end at
    Captain Cook Cruises - Perth
    Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 3 Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia
    Check-in with our team at our ticketing office located on Pier 3.
    See address & details
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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
  • 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 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.
154Reviews
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Lorraine C wrote a review Sep 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand973 contributions179 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Linda C wrote a review Aug 2020
Moorpark, California1,043 contribution545 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sandra C wrote a review Apr 2020
Inverness, United Kingdom117 contributions38 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, Australia54 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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About the operator

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VerityBiscuit
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I did the two-way version
I left from Perth and when I booked had to chose how long I wanted to spend in Freeo. The options were something l
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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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  • Duration: 2h 45m
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