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Captain Cook Cruises, Australia

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Services  Ferry operator
Founder  Trevor Haworth
Headquarters  Neutral Bay
Founded  1970
Parent organization  SeaLink Travel Group
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Area served  Great Barrier Reef Hawkesbury River Pittwater Murray River Port Jackson

Captain Cook Cruises is an Australian cruise operator.



Captain Cook Cruises commenced operating on 26 January 1970 on Port Jackson, Sydney with the Captain Cook, a modified 1943 Fairmile A motor launch. The business was founded by Trevor Haworth.

In January 1975, the custom-built Captain Cook II was launched at Carrington Slipways. This was followed by the New Zealand built City of Sydney in 1981.

In 1987, Captain Cook Cruises began operating cruises on the Hawkesbury River and Pittwater with the Lady Hawkesbury. In November 1987, the Sydney business of ND Hegarty & Son was purchased, primarily to give Captain Cook Cruises access to Wharf 6 at Circular Quay.

In 1991, an operation began on the Great Barrier Reef. Captain Cook Cruises also operate the PS Murray Princess on the Murray River.

In November 2005 Matilda Cruises was acquired from Amalgamated Holdings. In 2011, Captain Cook Cruises was purchased by the SeaLink Travel Group.


Captain Cook Cruises operate ferry services connecting Sydney Harbour, Darling Harbour and the Lane Cove River.

The timetable shows all services except the Lane Cove River service, operate as the one loop service around Sydney Harbour and also services Watsons Bay which is not listed above.

Captain Cook Cruises commenced a commuter service between Watsons Bay and Circular Quay on 23 March 2015.


As at July 2014, the fleet of Captain Cook Cruises consisted of:

Jillian and Elizabeth Cook now operate on behalf of Sydney Ferries.


Captain Cook Cruises, Australia Wikipedia

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