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Sydney Harbour Gold Dinner Cruise

Treat yourself to a six-star dining experience on Sydney Harbour. Cruise in luxury while dining on a six-course degustation dinner complimented by Penfolds gold selection of bin and vintage wines accompanying each course. All this to the backdrop of world-famous Sydney Harbour.

The quintessential gourmet experience on Sydney Harbour For that truly special occasion or corporate entertaining, the Gold Dinner is an unforgettable waterfront restaurant experience where every detail matters.

Leave inspired, sated and breathless as you and your guests are treated to not only the view, but a swathe of plate matched Penfolds wines including the classic St Henri Shiraz.

Penfolds collection of benchmark wines are compelling for collectors and drinkers the world over. Since 1844, Penfolds has played a pivotal role in the evolution of winemaking in the constant and endless pursuit of quality. They exude both celebration and excitement.

Departure Point and Time

The Gold Dinner picks up from Darling Harbour, then Circular Quay before making a circuit of the Harbour. There are two points where you can embark:

  • 5.00pm or 7.00pm at No. 1 Jetty King Street Wharf (Darling Harbour)
  • 5.30pm or 7.30pm at No. 6 Jetty Circular Quay

Please select the correct time when making your booking. You may disembark at either location.

Sample 6-Course Menu (subject to change)

  • CANAPÉS & SPARKLING WINE served on arrival
  • PENFOLDS MAX’S CHARDONNAY- HERB SALAD fresh & fragrant herb salad
  • PENFOLDS MAX’S SHIRAZ CABERNET - CASARECCE PASTA with rocket pesto and aged Italian parmesan
  • PENFOLDS ST. HENRI SHIRAZ - ANGUS CENTRE CUT EYE FILLET served with sautéed mushrooms and rich jus

Option to Exclude Drinks

There is the option to remove the inclusive drink options from your ticket. Select the 'Excluding Drink' ticket if you'd like this offer. You may still purchase drinks onboard.

Experience Includes

  • Evening dinner cruise around Sydney Harbour aboard the luxurious super-cruiser Sydney 2000
  • 6-course degustation menu complimented by Penfolds wines
  • House spirits, liqueurs, beers and soft drinks (If option selected)
  • Guaranteed window seating
  • Live music Saturday and Sunday
  • 1 to 2 circuits of the harbour - we recommend 2 circuits (approx. 3 ½ hours)
  • Gold personalised service
  • Access to the outdoor open deck
  • Free Wi-Fi

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel transfers, you must make your own way to the departure location
  • Optional gratuities

Departure location

Jetty 6, Circular Quay or Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1


2.5 hours (3.5 hours on Saturdays).

Terms & Conditions

  • The passenger warrants that they are physically fit and capable of undertaking the cruise.
  • A certificate of fitness of travel issued by a doctor is required for passengers over 79 years of age and/or passengers with limited mobility.
  • Captain Cook Cruises reserves the right to change the timetable, vessels and increase fares without prior notice.
  • Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.
  • Children aged 4-15 years old are welcome on board at an adult rate.
  • Sydney 2000 operates on dining cruises most days however the tour operator always reserves the right to amend vessels at any time.
  • The crew will assist passengers who require wheelchair access, wherever necessary, up and down gangways to ensure their safety. The crew will ensure that all passengers who require wheelchair access understand that the company is responsible for safety board and unloading them but cannot ensure their safety up or down a Step Wharf arrangement.
  • In keeping with the ambiance of the cruise, a smarter dress is required. No jeans or trainers are allowed. Men may wish to wear a jacket.
  • A minimum of 2 passengers is required to book this excursion.
  • Please note that there is no child rate for this excursion.
  • Passengers must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure to collect tickets from ticket box (located at No.6 Jetty Road Circular Quay or No.1 Jetty King Street Wharf).
  • Cancellation Policy: No refund for bookings cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel or in the event of a no-show.