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80' Motor Yacht New Year's Eve Cruises Sydney Harbour

The newly refurbished and renamed Ariston is an impeccable choice for Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve Cruises. Displaying a timeless elegance, Ariston boat has been custom fitted to appeal to the most discerning tastes. Despite its timeless feel, it is equipped with state of the art features including an audio visual system, internet connectivity, the latest LED screens and data from laptops for presentations. Classically and uniquely appointed, Ariston Boat is a unique and elegant luxury boat, now available for New Year's Eve charters on Sydney Harbour.

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New Years Eve

2020 NYE $45,000

50 Max Passengers

50 Cocktail Style

This boat does not allow
'Bring Your Own Food or Beverages'



Total cost =    Vessel Hire  
  Food   +  Beverages  
  Wharf Fees  

Vessel Hire Prices

New Year's Eve 2020
Timings TBC
All inclusive food and beverages
Deluxe beverage package , extensive canapé menu followed by late Supper - maximum of 25 guests
( additional pax possible POA)
Pick up and drop off TBC


$200 surcharge apply to all DJs

DJs must supply their own desk table

DJs were permitted to plug into Ariston's Bose sound speakers if they chose not to bring their own



  Food & Beverage

  Ariston New Years Eve Menu 

Ariston New Year’s Eve Menu


Freshly shucked oysters served natural with lemon juice and sea salt
Caprese skewer with cherry bocconcini, baby roma tomatoes and pesto drizzle
Rare roast beef and yorkshire pudding, horseradish cream and chives
Fijian kokoda cured fish with lime juice, coconut cream, eschalot, chilli and coriander
Roasted tomato arancini filled with mozzarella with garlic aioli
Poached scallop salad with jalapeno spiced salsa fresca on a crisp wonton
Warm potato cake with sautéed forrest mushroom and crème fraiche and chives
Greek pulled lamb slider with garlic tatziki and butter lettuce
Warm chicken and leek pie with flaky pastry
Argentinean churrascurra beef fillet skewer with red pepper chimichurri sauce
Beer battered flathead gougons with tartare sauce
Substantial Canape
Served in a small bowls with forks
Thai prawn salad with rice noodles, fresh mint, coriander and chilli, lime dressing
Duck confit with wild mushrooms, garlic mash, spring asparagus
Sri Lankan eggplant and potato curry with fragrant rice and fresh coconut sambal
Dessert Canape
Eton mess in a shot glass with fresh raspberries and fresh whipped cream
Steamed cinnamon and date pudding with Cointreau chocolate sauce
Fresh fruit brochettes
Selection of Australian cheese, dried fruits and assorted crackers
Served on a side buffet
Guinness and honey baked ham with condiments and bread rolls

Please Note: A minimum number of 10 guests applies for these menus

Wharf Fees

Wharf fee included in the charter price

Minimum charter 4 hours unless specified otherwise
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm your booking
To protect our hand laid teak decks, soft soled shoes only permitted on board, wedge heels are fine but no stiletto heels




Catering Available     

This boat has a licenced bar     

You can bring your own music     

Boat has Presentation facilities     

Wifi internet is available on this boat     

Air conditioning available     


Custom Built


• 3 levels including indoor/outdoor upper deck
• Full walk around layout with wide, side walkways and handrails
• Bluetooth compatibility and Spotify enabled iPod on-board
• Reverse cycle air conditioning on all levels for all seasons comfort
?• Karaoke machine available – No additional charge
• Handcrafted Southern Myrtle timberwork and soft leather trims
• State of the art 46" and 40" LED digital TV monitors
• Karaoke, Foxtel, free-to-air and DVD replay
• Wi-Fi connectivity for wireless replay of laptop presentations
• Remote controlled, Bose surround sound system with iPod input
• Fully equipped galley, fridge, freezer and icemaker
• Sleeps 10 in 5 twin cabins, each with their own private bathroom with full sized showers and toilets

Boat Suitability:

Conference cruises on Sydney harbour, corporate meetings, private charters and wedding venue in Sydney

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 embarkation 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?
58 passengers is the maximum surveyed number allowed on this vessel.
Note: An infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.

Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, the vessel has safety rails all the way around the boat and children's lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

What toilet facilities are on board?
Ariston is equipped with 4 modern, spacious marine toilets with easy access for charter.

On Tour
Can we have music on board?
Yes, the vessel is equipped with a BOSE sound system which is iPod and mp3 compatible. Please ensure your mp3 player is fully charged. Ariston is equipped with both indoor and outdoor speakers. Ariston has Bluetooth compatibility and Spotify enabled iPod on-board

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 and up to the skippers discretion. Please note payment will charged to the authorised bond post charter.

Do you allow for bikini girls as entertainment?
Yes, but this needs to be externally organised. Our vessels are licensed yachts fully exposed to Sydney Harbour and discretion is required. All bottoms must be worn for the duration of the charter. When in busy areas, a full bikini must be worn. Tops can be removed once the vessel is anchored in a quiet bay without other vessels in close proximity. It's an open door policy where the cabins are to remain open at all times during the charter for safety purposes. Sex shows are not permitted and the charter will cease if this happens. The bikini girls coming on board are to supply a RSA should they intend to serve drinks. We request you to not draw unnecessary attention to our vessels and respect the boat as well as it's crew.

Booking and Payment
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 faxed or 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.

If I cancel the charter, can I get a refund?

See General Booking Information button below for details.

Wet Weather
What happens in the event of rain?

Ariston provides excellent protection from the elements because of its covered coach house area. We cannot offer a 'Blue Sky Guarantee'. 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.

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, swimmers, and seasonal jumper or jacket. Please wear white-soled shoes or non-marking boating shoes. Strictly no black soled shoes or stiletto-heeled shoes, as this will damage the decking.

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 - your 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
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