Captain Cook Cruises


A cruise, a thrilling race and Sydney Harbour – this is as exciting as it gets

This weekend I discovered a whole new sport – and a great way to recreate the feeling of being on a cruise ship. Our Saturday afternoon was spent watching the SailGP – the grand prix […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 19 2021

MV Reef Endeavour

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WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 17 2017

White Bay’s new ferry service

From August 2015, cruise passengers will finally be able to to take a new ferry service from the city to White Bay Cruise Terminal. The 15-minute ferry service will be operated by Captain Cook Cruises, […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 22 2015

Captain Cook Cruises launches new Sydney ferry

Captain Cook Cruises has launched its second $2.6million catamaran Mary Reibey this week. Sister-ship to Elizabeth Cook, which launched last year, the new 24-metre catamaran carries 116-passengers and has been chartered by Harbour City Ferries […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 29 2014

Captain Cook Cruises founder dies at 82

  The founder of Captain Cook Cruises, Trevor Haworth AM died on 1 March 2014, aged 82. Haworth is known for building Captain Cook Cruises and for his role in shaping the Australian tourism industry. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 4 2014

SeaLink Travel Group takes over Captain Cook Cruises

Tourism, transport and technology operator SeaLink Travel Group makes purchase.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 30 2011

Captain Cook Cruises announces the dates for its 2011 Renmark Cruises

Captain Cook Cruises announces the dates for its 2011 Renmark Cruises

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 19 2011

Captain Cook Murray River Cruise – Part 4

We spent most of our on board time in our new favourite place, the bar lounge, where we could sit in comfort on large leather chairs and watch the fantastic scenery drift slowly by.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 2 2011

Murray River Part 3

First night: Our allocated evening dining table was easy to find as the number was written on the corner of our name badge, which we were given on check in. This made introductions a breeze when meeting our fellow passengers.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 24 2011

Murray Princess Part 2

After a delicious breakfast in the Club Lounge at Adelaide's InterContinental, best scrambled eggs and smoked salmon, it was time to get ready for a leisurely stroll across the road to pick up the bus for the 1 hour, 15 minute drive through very green countryside to Mannum, where we were to join our Captain Cook Cruises Murray Princess paddle steamer.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 18 2011