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One-way Sightseeing Cruise between Perth and Fremantle

  • Cruise between Perth and Fremantle for a scenic, fun, and easy journey
  • Enjoy a unique perspective on the Perth skyline from the water
  • See elegant mansions, gardens, yacht clubs, and parks along the Swan River
One-way Sightseeing Cruise between Perth and Fremantle
From US$21,67
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3:45pm Fremantle to PerthMost Popular
Departing Fremantle 3:45pm. Arriving into Perth 5:00pm
9:55am Perth to Fremantle
Departing Perth at 9:55am. Arriving into Fremantle at 11:10am
2:15pm Perth to Fremantle
Departing Perth at 2:15pm. Arriving into Fremantle at 3:30pm
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Take the scenic route when traveling between Perth and Fremantle with this 1-way ticket for the Swan River cruise boat. Take in clear views of the waterfront, city skyline, yacht clubs, and riverside mansions along the way. Some cruises include a wine tasting, and drinks are available for purchase from the onboard bar. When booking, simply select the departure location and time that suits your travel schedule.
What to Expect

Board your boat in either central Perth or Fremantle, and then take a comfortable seat indoors or on deck. 

From the water, take in unobstructed views of downtown Perth and elegant homes, parks, and marinas on the riverfront, hearing commentary about the sights along the way. Enjoy complimentary coffee or tea during your scenic journey along the Swan River. On the cruise from Fremantle to Perth, a selection of Western Australian wines is available for tasting (except on the 12:45pm sailing). You can also purchase drinks from the onboard bar.

You can book this tour for either direction between Perth and Fremantle, a port city located where the Swan River empties into the Indian Ocean. There are multiple daily departures from each city.

Reviews (95)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good way to get to Fremantle

Nice short cruise along the Swan River to Fremantle, about 1h15. The captain provides some comments along the way. Good views of the city. Refreshments available on board.

1  Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Lovely way to pass a couple of hours in Perth

We Had a lovely time travelling to Fremantle and returning during a short stop over in Perth. You can also chose to hop of at Fremantle and take a look around and return later in the day, which is what we would have done if...More

1  Thank kdeyles
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Ahoy, Its wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time on board our One way Cruise between Perth and Fremantle! Thanks so much for taking your time to review your experience. We will absolutely pass on your great feedback to our team on board! Cant...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Lazy, Sunday cruise

Took the return cruise, but hopped off at Fremantle for a few hours to look around and caught a later boat back. Lovely scenic views from the boat of Perth’s suburbs and FremantleMore

2  Thank PeterB11369
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for your 5 Star review on our Fremantle Explorer Cruise! We loved to read that you had such a good time on board, and exploring around Fremantle itself. We hope to welcome you on board again soon! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Sit back and watch the scenery

Worth doing whilst in Perth and a lovely way to get to Freo. The boat is nice and the crew friendly - no pirates, parrots or keel hauling! Inclusive hot drinks and a bar on board if you feel the need for a snifter.More

Thank PhilHSS
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Phil, Thank you for your fantastic review on the one-way cruise from Perth to the historic port city of Fremantle. All our cruises offer complimentary tea and coffee as well as an entertaining Captain's commentary and full bar facilities on board. We agree, just...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Pleasant cruise

The 11.15am cruise was great as it allowed us time to have brunch at Elizabeth Quay. You queue briefly at the pier before being marked off the list by the crew. Seating was good as there's booths on each side of the ferry. We enjoyed...More

Thank wlkbt_trvlr
SeaLinkWA, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Cook Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Ahoy! Thank you for your great review on the Perth Explorer, a return cruise from Fremantle to Perth with some time to explorer our beautiful city. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the scenery from on board and took some great photos -...More

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Annie N
19 August 2018|
Response from wlkbt_trvlr | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at their bookings booth at Barrack Street Jetty prior to travel. Otherwise you can pre-book your tickets online through their website.