57' Multilevel Luxury Motor Vessel New Year's Eve Cruises
Celebrate the new year aboard Karisma watching the fireworks with ample of space for all guests.
Having just arrived on Sydney Harbour, Karisma boat is sure to stand out from the crowd. Her top deck has its own bar and stylish furniture for entertaining guests with the fireworks on New Year's Eve. With a state of the art lighting system that is fully customisable not just in brightness but also colour tones.Karisma Cruises can tailor package to meet the needs of your event &ndash including vessel hire, menu and beverage selection, flowers, decorations and entertainment.
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50 Max Passengers
50 Cocktail Style
50 Casual Buffet
Includes skipper and crew
New Year's Eve – BYO Option
6 hour charter
7pm – 1am (Approx.Timings)
Up to 50 passengers
BYO food and beverages
Pick up and drop off wharf Darling Harbour
New Year's Eve – All Inclusive
6 hour charter
7pm – 1am (Approx. Timings)
Up to 50 passengers
All inclusive platinum canapé menu including seafood and range of premium meats (all items of your choice) Option to switch to Buffet or BBQ.
Open bar - All inclusive beverages including premium beers, wines, sparkling, basic spirits, soft drinks and juices
Private DJ for function
Pick up and drop off wharf Darling Harbour
BYO Charter Conditions
Charterer must supply food and beverages. Ice, platters, cutlery, plates and cups will be provided for your use on the night. Please ensure to check if you require special items for serving as you may need to provide those if not on board already.
Substantial catering must be brought on board to adhere to liquor licensing laws whilst alcohol is being consumed (minimum 300gm of food per person over 4 hours, so they will need at least 600 grams per person over 6 hours)
Loading of majority of the beverage items for the event needs to be organised to be done the day or few days prior to the event.
Price includes 2 wharf bookings, use of BBQ, kitchen and on board crew/service staff. Spa will not be operational on the evening unless arranged with booking agent prior to the day.
Beverages will be served and monitored by RSA certified staff members on board.
RSA laws will still be enforced to align with our Liquor License including a strict ‘no shots’ policy.
All BYO leftover items can be organised to be left on the wharf of vessel’s mooring for collection by the charterer on the following Monday following the weekend (at discretion of the operator on the day)
Note: The staff provided will be there to assist with all things including monitoring and
helping with the use of our facilities, helping to serve food where required, cleaning up and
DJ and lights - $500
A 20% surcharge applies to public holidays
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
New Years Eve tickets are non-refundable
• On-board chef, tailored menus
• 3 spacious entertaining areas
• Unique cocktail lounge
• Spacious foredeck with ottomans
• In-house sound system
• Flat screen TV with DVD/USB
• 360° views from both levels
• Wireless internet connection
Private charters, corporate charters, wedding charters, new years eve
Karisma Menu Option
Please contact a Sydney Harbour Escapes team member on 02 9328 4748 to organise or discuss the menu selection for this vessel
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?
Karisma is surveyed to hold a maximum of 50 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, Karisma 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?
Karisma is equipped with two modern, spacious marine toilets 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.
BYO alcohol and leftover alcoholic beverages
As we are a licensed venue and follow the NSW liquor Act, we are responsible for everyone on board Karisma. As the licensee, we are not permitted for any intoxicated guests to take off any leftover BYO alcohol after the charter has finished. We keep them on the vessel safe for the client and they can pick up there leftovers the following day/week. Unintoxicated guests are allowed to take off the alcohol, if the staff agree on the night and have seen that they haven’t been consuming any alcoholic beverage.
Is swimming allowed?
We do allow swimming off the back of the boat once we are anchored, however clients can't jump off the boat. We have stairs which are lowered to the water.
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, swimmers, 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
After Hours Emergency: 0438 177 283
We are open 5 days a week
Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm
Charter Hours: 7am - Midnight