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Hiilani Boat Hire - Luxury Yacht Charter - Sydney Harbour Escapes

Luxury awaits you aboard this stylishly appointed Italian built motor superyacht. Indulge business associates in total style and comfort and professional service. Hiilani offers vast amounts of exterior space whilst still allowing ample weather protection. Combining a luxury crewed charter with the magnificence of Sydney Harbour is an winning combination for success.

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Super Yacht Charters

From $1400 Per Hour

45 Max Passengers

45 Cocktail Style

45 Casual Buffet

20 Table Dining

This boat does allow
'Bring Your Own Food and Beverages'



Total cost =    Vessel Hire  
  Food   +  Beverages  
+   Staff Fees 
+    Optional Extras  
  Wharf Fees  

Vessel Hire Prices

Includes Captain

January - November (Monday-Tuesday)
$1400 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $5600

January - November (Wednesday-Sunday)
$1600 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $6400

$1750 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $7000 

BYO Food & Beverages
$25 per person surcharge applies

BBQ, eskies and ice available onboard
Includes all crockery, cutlery, cups, utensils, serving equipment and eskies

Public holiday surcharges apply

  Food & Beverage

  Hiilani Canape Menus 

Hiilani Canape Menus
All prices are inclusive of a chef on site for 5.5 hours
For under 20 guests an additional chef charge of $275 will be charged

Canape Menu 1
8 pieces per person
$50 per head
(No chef – Delivery & Collection of platters)
Wild mushroom tortes with beetroot chips (GF) (veg)
Tomato, bocconcini and basil tarts (veg)
Little felafel wraps with silken hummus, asparagus, pomegranate molasses and chives (vegan)
Spiced chicken rice paper wraps (GF)
Petit buckwheat and dill blinis with smoked salmon and salmon pearls (GF)
Peking duck pancakes with cucumber and hoi sin – tied with a chive
Ribbon sandwiches with chicken mint toasted almonds and mint / Pumpkin, ricotta and mint (veg)
Little pies with chicken, leek, rosemary and white wine

Canape Menu 2
11.5 pieces per person
$80 per head
Tempura salt and pepper asparagus spears with lime aioli (veg)
Little fajitas with charred corn, black bean, avocado, chipotle chilli, lime and mint (veg)
Pumpkin, spinach and thyme tortes (GF) (veg)
Caramelized beetroot and gorgonzola tarte tatin with a cabernet glaze (veg)
Tamarind marinated king prawns with mint (GF)
Blinis with smoked salmon, crème fraiche and finger lime (GF)
Little pies with chicken, leek, rosemary and white wine
Steamed BBQ pork buns
Beef sliders with cheddar, tomato relish and cos
Substantial Item
Sri Lankan style chicken curry with basmati (GF) (veg option possible)
Sweet canape
Assorted miniature desserts (1.5 pp)

Canape Menu 3
13.5 pieces per person
$100 per head
Wild and cultivated mushroom tortes with labna and mint (GF) (veg)
Tempura salt and pepper asparagus spears and zucchini flowers with lime aioli (veg)
Tomato, basil and shaw river buffalo mozzarella tarte tatin (veg)
Sesame crusted seared tuna with lemon puree and capers (GF)
Skewered king prawns with chilli, ginger and coriander (GF)
Brik pastry cylinder with ocean trout tartare, capers, parsley and finger lime
Crab and ginger dumplings with sticky black vinegar
Duck, shisu and hoi sin in a crisp cornet
Wagyu fillet steak sliders with cos, gruyere, pickle and tomato chilli relish
Carpaccio of beef with rocket, mascarpone and parmesan (GF)
Substantial Items
Steamed barramundi fillet with chilli, ginger, shallot and soy on steamed rice (GF)
Lamb kofte pita in bamboo bowls with cumin, coriander, fennel, apple and minted yoghurt
Sweet Canapes (1.5 pp)
White chocolate and raspberry shortbread tarts
Miniature lemon meringue pies

Canape Menu 4
14 pieces per person
$85 per head
Beetroot, thyme and Persian feta arancini (veg)
Capsicum, snowpea, peanut, mint, Thai basil, pickled cucumber and vermicelli rice paper rolls (veg) (GF)
Tomato, bocconcini and basil tarts (veg)
Steamed BBQ pork buns
Crisp potato roestis with avocado, parmesan, slow roast tomato and watercress (veg)
Steamed scallop and snowpea wontons
Freshly peeled king prawns tossed in chilli and lime skins (GF)
Peking duck pancakes
Little beef and Guinness pies
Chorizo, pumpkin and mint tortes (GF)
Teriyaki chicken and sesame skewers (GF)
Chicken, chilli, avocado and lime fajitas
Little wagyu sliders with baby cos, cheddar and dill pickle on brioche buns (GF possible)

  Hiilani Buffet Menus 

Hiilani Buffet Menus
All prices are inclusive of a chef on site for 5.5 hours
For under 20 guests an additional chef charge of $275 will be charged

Buffet Menu 1
$95 per person
Pumpkin, spinach and thyme tortes (GF) (veg)
Capsicum, snowpea, peanut, mint, Thai basil, pickled cucumber and vermicelli rice paper rolls (veg) (GF)
Skewered king prawns with preserved lemon, coriander, ginger and mint (GF)
Honey glazed leg of ham with assorted mustards – carved at the table
Crisp skinned roast chicken, with rosemary, lemon and garlic
Salmon Wellington - Salmon wrapped in pastry with spinach, basil and ricotta
Peas, shoots, rocket, radicchio, feta, lemon and parsley
Quinoa salad with beetroot, pumpkin, spinach and basil
Rolls and butter
Little chocolate eclairs
Lemon curd shortbread tarts

Buffet Menu 2
$115 per person
Tomato, basil and shaw river buffalo mozzarella tarte tatin (veg)
Wild and cultivated mushroom tortes with labna and mint (GF) (veg)
Sesame cornets with sashimi salmon, wasabi cream and pickled cucumber
Peking duck pancakes
Black onyx wagyu with green peppercorn sauce
Harissa crusted salmon with cucumber ribbons and green chilli salsa
King prawns, peeled to the tail, with lemon wedges
Crisp roast kipfler potatoes tossed in lemon zest, rosemary and rocksalt
Vietnamese coleslaw with Thai basil, coriander & toasted cashews
Heirloom tomato, buffalo mozzarella, avocado and olive salad
Rolls and butter
Individual pavlovas with mango, passionfruit and mint
Belgian chocolate fudge cake with crème fraiche and strawberries

  Hiilani Beverage Packages 

Hiilani Beverage Packages

Premium Beverage Package
$16 per person per hour

Cascade Light
Chandon NV Brut
Villa Maria Sav Blanc
Piramma Pinot Noir
Non Alcoholic
Sparkling water, soft drinks, juices etc.

Deluxe Beverage Package
$20 per person per hour

Cascade light
Chandon NV Brut
Piramma - Pinot Noir / Bowen Estate - Cab Sav
Dog point - Sav Blanc / Riotor Chataeu - rose
Non Alcoholic
Sparkling water, soft drinks, juices etc

Beverages on Consumption Available

Staff Fees

$300 per wait staff for a 4 hour charter
1-15pax – 1 x wait staff
16-30pax - 2 x wait staff
31-45pax - 3 x wait staff

Chef Fee
Monday to Friday - $363
Saturday - $429
Sunday - $495

Additional Hours 
Wait staff - $50 per hour per wait staff

Optional Extras

Beverage packages

Wharf Fees

Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply (Usually $100 total). Check your quote and contract for more info.

All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm booking



Catering Available     

BBQ Available     

Bring your own drinks available     

Bring your own food available     

This boat has a licenced bar     

You can bring your own music     

Boat has Presentation facilities     

Get into/out of water to swim from this boat     

Air conditioning available     


Custom Built


• 28 metres
• Built 1973, newly refitted in 2005
• Full air conditioning and heating
• LCD TV, DVD, CD, Bose sound system
• Cocktail and buffet dining for 45 guests
• 3 dining tables (for up to 10 guests each)
• Fully licenced
• Swim platform and outdoor shower
• Accommodation for up to 9 guests
• 4 luxury cabins with ensuites

Boat Suitability:

Corporate cruises, business meetings, and seminars.

More Info

 Frequently Asked Questions

Safety and Equipment
Is the boat safe and in good condition?
Yes, the vessel is currently in survey with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), which requires comprehensive safety equipment standards and regular safety checks. A safety briefing is given to the charter passengers before embarking and safety gear will be provided if required. All vessels in our fleet are selected for safety, comfort, quality and cleanliness. We are proud to keep them this way.

What is the maximum capacity of the boat?
Hiilani is surveyed to hold a maximum of 45 passengers, 1 skipper and crew dependent on your passenger numbers. Please note, an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.

Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, Hiilani is suitable for children and appropriate sized lifejackets lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

What toilet facilities are on board?
Hiilani is equipped with four modern, spacious marine toilets in each ensuite with easy access for charter.

Catered Food Options
Can we organise a meal on board?
Yes, we can recommend some excellent caterers for you where we can design the perfect menu to suit your budget and taste.

On Tour
Can we have music on board?
Yes, the vessel is equipped with a sound system where you can plug in a music compatible device like an iPhone. Please ensure your mp3 player is fully charged.

Where can we go during our charter?
Your skipper can take you most places within Sydney Harbour, providing it is within the surveyed boundaries. Should your guests wish to go to a specific location within Sydney Harbour please let us know at time of briefing.

Can we extend our charter time during the charter?
Yes, although this is subject to availability. Please note, the charter will be extended based on the decision of the captain on board and payment will be processed post charter by authorised bond.

Booking and Payment
Can we view the boat before we book our charter?
Yes, the vessel is located in Rozelle and viewings are possible most days. We recommend that you view the vessel so that you know exactly what the boat has to offer and whether it is suitable for your charter. Please call in advance to check availability and arrange a viewing.

How do I secure my booking?
A minimum 50% deposit is required to confirm booking, with the balance payable 14 days prior to commencement of the charter. Upon payment of your deposit, a Skippered Charter Contract will be emailed to you, confirming details relevant to your charter, which must be signed and returned. Payment can be made by MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS, Electronic Funds Transfer or cash. Diners Card, Bankcard and Cheques are not accepted.

Is there any paperwork to complete before we go on our charter?
Yes, we require your signed contract and authorised bond form prior to your charter commencing.

If I cancel the charter, can I get a refund?
We do not offer refunds should you wish to cancel your charter. If boating conditions are unsafe, as determined by the management of Sydney Harbour Escapes, we will offer a six month voucher where you can reschedule your charter based on availability. Please see our General Booking Information on our website or contact a staff member on 02 9328 4748 for details.

Preparations and Arrival
What do you advise we bring along for our charter?
As conditions can vary on the water, it is suggested that you bring along a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and seasonal jumper or jacket.

Does our party need to get there before the set time of the charter?
All your party should be at the designated pick up point at least 15 minutes prior to your charter time to allow loading of passengers and gear and to enable enough time for the skipper's safety briefing. Please note, our charter will start and finish at the times on your contract.

Can one of our guests be picked up late and dropped off early from another wharf?
Multiple pick up and drop off points are not recommended as this will shorten your charter time significantly. We suggest that guests wishing to join the charter late or leave early should arrange alternative transportation via water taxi at their own cost. Please ask one of the Sydney Harbour Escapes team members for a Water Taxi contact.

Please call the friendly Sydney Harbour Escapes team with your enquiries
Open 7 days 02 9328 4748

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