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Captain Cook: Sydney Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise and SEA LIFE Aquarium

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Key Highlights

  • See Sydney attractions of your choice on an action-packed hop-on, hop-off Sydney cruise
  • Hop on and off at any of the 11 stops and explore the vibrant city at your own pace
  • Visit Sydney highlights include Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo and Watsons Bay
  • Visit the top Sydney attraction, the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium boasting a wonderful collection of sea animals
  • See the world's biggest Great Barrier Reef exhibit and the world's largest collection of sharks and rays
  • Discover thousands of amazing critters from pineapple fish to platypuses and see giant stingrays, turtles, jellyfish and sea-horses
  • Enjoy informative commentary on board
  • Smartphone Vouchers Accepted – No need to print!
  • Overview

    Explore Sydney with a Sydney hop-on, hop-off cruise and visit the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium for a delightful introduction to the world of fascinating sea creatures!

    Enjoy a lively hop-on, hop-off cruise and explore Sydney at your own pace by hopping on and off at any of the 11 stops. Discover an enchanting watery world full of weird and wonderful animals like sharks, giant stingrays, barramundi, turtles, jellyfish, sea-horses & more at the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    1 Sep 18 - 16 Jun 19: Daily
    17 Jun 19 - 31 Aug 19: Monday


    Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise ticket is valid for 2 calendar days

    Start time

    Hop-on, hop-off cruise: Between 9:45am from Circular Quay (9:30am from Darling Harbour) to 4.30pm; every 45 minutes.
    Click here to download the tour route map and timetable

    SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium: Open from 10am to 6pm.
    Times are subject to change, please refer the official website of the attraction for exact times.

    Meeting Point

    Hop-on, hop-off cruise: Hop on the ferry at any of the stops.

    SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium: Make your own way to the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium which is located on the eastern side of Darling Harbour to the north of the Pyrmont Bridge. The address is 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000. Disembark the Hop-on, Hop-off cruise at Darling Harbour.

    Ending Point

    Hop-on, hop-off cruise: Hop off the ferry at any of the stops.

    SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium: Same as the start point.


    Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise:

    Join the Hop-on, Hop-off cruise at Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. Explore Sydney over 2 calendar days and enjoy easy access to attractions with over 11 well-placed stops like Darling Harbour, ICC Sydney, Barangaroo, Circular Quay (The Rocks & Opera House), Taronga Zoo, Manly, Watsons Bay, Fort Denison, Luna Park and Shark Island.

    Hop-on and hop-off the red rocket ferries using one easy-to-follow timetable, rather than the maze of commuter ferry timetables. Enjoy informative commentary on board and make the most of your time in Sydney that only the locals know how to.

    Admission to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium:

    Make your own way to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Discover an enchanting watery world full of weird and wonderful animals and enjoy sensational attractions such as the world's most impressive Great Barrier Reef exhibit, a tropical Bay of Rays, an interactive Discovery Rockpool, Mangrove Swamps, a shipwreck and an ocean tunnel walk-through.

    Go nose to nose with sharks and encounter giant stingrays, barramundi, magnificent turtles, bizarre jellyfish, delicate sea-horses, rainbow-colored reef fish, duck-billed platypuses, comical penguins and much more.

    Meet the Aquarium’s most popular characters including Pig and Wuru – two rare orphaned dugongs – and “Wrasse-putin” – the Humphead Wrasse. See the estuarine stonefish, the world’s ugliest and most venomous fish, and marvel at huge Japanese spider crabs and the amazing small tooth sawfish at the SAWS and CLAWS creature feature.

    Make your own way back to your hotel after the visit.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise Ticket valid for 2 days
    • Live commentary in English onboard
    • Entrance ticket to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Ticket


    • Hotel transfers
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour and attraction operating times is subject to change. Frequency and finishing times vary according to season.

    Cruises are not wheelchair accessible.

    Vouchers must be redeemed at the Captain Cook office at Wharf 6, Circular Quay or Darling Harbour Pier 26, at least 15 minutes prior to cruise departures. Attraction tickets will be given at the time of redemption.

    Fort Denison will be open Thu to Sun only from 28 July 2018.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.