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60' Motor Yacht Private Charter

Galene is a magnificent motor yacht, ideal for casual Sydney Harbour cruises and functions. Great value for money, she is able to cater for a variety of occasions and needs. The expansive upper deck area makes for great entertaining.

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Skippered Charter

From $500 Per Hour

70 Max Passengers

70 Cocktail Style

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



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

Vessel Hire Prices

Due to Covid - 19, this boat can only accept maximum 45 guests

Includes Captain

March - October
$500 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $2000

November - February
$650 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $2600

BYO Charters
BYO Food, Beverages and Ice

Surcharge of $10 per person
Please Note - All crockery, cutlery, glassware, and ice will need to be provided by the client
Optional pack available for $150, includes napkins, plates, cups, condiments, utensils, cutlery, ice and eskies 

No BYO Charters on Fridays or Saturdays in December

Any drinks & catering to be delivered to the vessel before by the clients incur a $50-$100 handling fee for us to tender it out to the vessel – price dependant on quantity being delivered.

Maximum 50pax for Bucks. No ‘tradie’ groups

Catered Charters on Fridays and Saturdays in December required, however BYO may be allowed on a per application basis.

DJ Decks can be hired for $250 + $500 security bond, or DJ’s can bring all their own equipment including speakers for no cost.

Public holiday surcharges apply


  Food & Beverage

  Galene Sausage Sizzle 

Galene Sausage Sizzle
$12 per person

Sausages, rolls and condiments

  Galene Pizza Package 

Galene Pizza Package
$15 per person

Selection of dominos pizza’s

  Galene Chicken BBQ Menu 

Galene Chicken BBQ Menu
$25 per person

Sausages, hot chickens, salads, condiments and rolls

  Galene Chicken & Prawn BBQ Menu 

Galene Chicken & Prawn BBQ Menu
$35 per person

Sausages, hot chickens, prawns, salads, condiments and rolls.

  Galene Beverage Packages 

Galene? Beverage Packages

Standard Beverage Package
$10 per person per hour

Local and imported beers, Australian wines, sparkling wine, soft drinks, juices and water

Premium Beverage Package
$15 per person per hour

Local and imported beers, house spirits, Australian wines and soft drinks, juices and water

V.I.P. Beverage Package
$20 per person per hour

Local and imported beers, premium spirits, Australian wines and soft drinks, juices and water

Please note, RSA rules apply - No shots, no doubles, spirits are unavailable for bucks parties

Staff Fees

$220 per staff for a 4 hour charter
BYO charter
1 - 59 pax - 1 x staff included for up to 59 pax
60 - 90 pax - 2 x staff (1x included) 
Consumption Bar
1 - 39 pax - 1 Staff 
40 - 90 pax - 2 x Staff 
(on top of normal staffing requirements)

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 your booking
No stiletto heels to be worn on board
Boat inspections are welcome by appointment



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     


Custom Built


• Length: 18m
• Expansive upper deck
• Seating and tables for 70 guests
• Fully licensed bar
• Aux compatible, two JBL speakers for music

Boat Suitability:

Corporate Cruises, Wedding Reception venue, Social cruises, team building activities

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?
Galene is surveyed to hold a maximum of 90 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, Galene is suitable for children appropriate sized lifejackets lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

What toilet facilities are on board?
Galene is equipped with two female bathrooms, one male urinal and one cubicle toilet 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 Pyrmont 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
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