144' 3 LEVEL CRUISING VENUE BOXING DAY CHARTER
Frequently Asked Questions
Maximum number of guests
January - October:
150 Formal Seating
November & December:
200 (Thurs - Sat) Formal Seating
300 Cocktail (Fri & Sat evenings)
Dining and seating arrangements
* Formal dining for up to 350
* Cocktails for up to 800 guests
Length of charter
Minimum charter length is 4 hours. Extra time can be organised at an additional cost per hour.
Arrival at the wharf
We recommend that your party arrives at the wharf 30 minutes prior to your charter. The boats need to book into the wharves and have a limited time to pick up and drop off your guests.
Prefered pick up and drop off locations
Campbells Cove, King Street Wharf and Man O’ War steps (the Opera House).Please note that wharf fees apply. Please ask.
Multiple pick up and drop offs
We do not recommend multiple pick up and drop offs as this can waste a considerable amount of your charter time. Instead, we are happy to supply you with a water taxi contact number that can deliver or pick up guests at their convenience.
Presentation facilities on board
* PA System
-Wireless microphones throughout Main, Lounge and Viewing Decks
* Bose Sound System, in house DJ system
* Intelligent Audio Visual technology
- Satelite TV, Foxtel
-Powerpoint presentation outlets
* 3 phase on board power, 175KVA generator, 240 volts domestic points throughout
* Plasma Screens
-6 on Main Deck
-2 on Lounge Deck
There is a state of the art sound/ DJ system on board. A DJ can be organised for you at $400 for a 4 hour charter and $50 per additional hour. Other options include live music, themed parties and table based team challenges.
This boat does not allow BYO food or drinks. On request you may bring your own chef/s. There are strict requirements with this so please ask a Sydney Harbour Escapes representative for more details.
What to bring
The boat interior has intelligent climate control. If you plan on spending time on the upper deck during your charter we recommend that your guests dress for the season (i.e. sunscreen and a hat in summer, a warm jacket in winter).
Booking and Payment
We require a 50% deposit to lock the date for you. Once we have received the deposit payment, we will generate a contract for you with all your details. 2 weeks prior to the charter date we require final numbers and the balance of the payment. If you are taking the consumption bar option, we require a credit card as security.
See General Booking Information below
Boat inspections are welcome by appointment.
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|GENERAL BOOKING INFORMATION|
All prices in $AUS and include 10% GST. Prices are subject to change without notice. *Surcharge for weekends and public holidays may apply. # Seasonal rate, please refer to individual boat sheets. Minimum 4 hour charter unless specified otherwise on individual boat sheets.
If the weather is dangerous for boating, no postponement charge will apply at the discretion of Sydney Harbour Escapes management. Rescheduled Charters must be used within 6 months of the original booking date. Payment will still apply for catering or optional staff arrangements in the event of postponement.
BOOKINGS AND PAYMENT
A minimum 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking and secure your vessel. The balance is payable 14 days prior to your charter. Visa, MasterCard and Amex credit cards are accepted. Eftpos facilities are available. Electronic Funds Transfer and cash also accepted. We do not accept cheques.
If the Charterer cancels the Charter within 30 days of the date of the Charter, the deposit will be forfeited. If charter is cancelled inside 7 days and full payment has been made the whole charter fee which may include catering, alcohol and wait staff will be forfeited. If notice of cancellation is 31 days or greater the deposit will be refunded less a 50% booking and administration fee. Deposits for all November - December and public holiday bookings are non-refundable.
Some vessels may require a security bond, taken by credit card imprint and kept for at least 14 days in case of loss or damage to hire vessel or another vessel. Please ask a Sydney Harbour Escapes representative for more information if this is required for your chartered vessel.
In the event of a mechanical problem to the booked vessel, Sydney Harbour Escapes reserves the right to change the vessel to another of similar type and capacity in order for the charter to be completed.
PICK-UP / DROP-OFF LOCATIONS
Click here to see a map of locations. Please note that Wharf Booking fees may apply to some locations. We are more than happy to suggest the most suitable pick-up and drop-off locations for your group.
Most boats have their own individual caterers and menus which include cocktail, buffet and formal dining options. Some vessels will not allow BYO food or beverages. Some exceptions may apply, e.g. religious requirements. With vessels that allow you to BYO food, you are welcome to supply your own food or alternatively we can suggest our recommended caterers. Please ask a Sydney Harbour Escapes team member for more information regarding the Sydney Harbour cruise boat of your choice. Chef & Wait staff hire are available upon request.