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Swan River Scenic Cruise

From US$29.13
  • 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
  • Tea and coffee provided on board
  • Live commentary
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
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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.
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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 3 weeks ago
Cruising down the Swan River from Perth to Fremantle

We took the Captain Cook River Cruise from Perth to Fremantle and never expected such an amazing tour of the 'Super Rich' "housing estate" ! The commentry on the boat was superb - giving all the information about the rich and famous people who had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Eric W
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Eric W, Thank you for taking the time to review Captain Cook Cruises! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the cruise between Perth and Fremantle, there are so many beautiful sights to see during the cruise, we would love to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Down the Swanny

Nice little trip down the swanny with some interesting commentary along the way. Freo lovely as always. Saw some dolphins. Free tea/coffee/water (not sampled) overall a pleasant way to spend a few hours.

Thank intrepidtravels101
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon intrepidtravels101, Thank you for taking the time to review Captain Cook Cruises, we can't wait to have you on board with us again! Kind regards, Meika at Captain Cook Cruises WA

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely Swan River, Average Cruise

We travelled on the nearly 3 hour Fremantle - Perth return cruise with optional lunch (we did not eat). The cost is good but the Stirling boat is poorly designed for cruising on a river as there are only outdoor seats at the stern in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen F
Reviewed 17 February 2019
Easy Cruising

My girlfriend and I wanted a slower pace for our afternoon sightseeing activities and this cruise was great. The boat is comfortable with several viewing options depending on your preferences or the weather conditions. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The cruise is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mumwise
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2019

Good afternoon mumwise, Thank you for leaving a review of our Swan River Scenic Cruise. We love to hear feedback from passengers, so I will definitely pass on your comments regarding the commentary to our Operations department. Thank you for cruising with us and we...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Great way to see the view from the Swan River!

Great service, fantasic way to travel from Perth to Fremantle. Commentry was informative, comfortable ferry trip with sensational views, some of those houses on the river banks are amazing. Swans on the river were beautiful. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank John V
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Hello John, Thank you so much for your 5 star review!! It sounds like you really enjoyed the cruise which is fantastic, we hope to have you on board again soon! Kind Regards Paula

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