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95' Motor Yacht Luxury Private Charter

Hiilani is a meld of Italian design meeting classic style with luxury, ideal for private corporate event yacht charters.

Luxury awaits you aboard this stylishly appointed Italian built motor yacht. Indulge with friends, family or business associates in total style and comfort. MV 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 experience your guests will never forget.

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HIILANI Skippered Charter


45 Max Passengers

45 Cocktail Style

45 Casual Buffet

20 Table Dining


Includes skipper and crew

February - October
$1450 per hour
4 hour charter $5800
Minimum 3 hour charter $4350

November - December
$1600 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $6400 

BYO Beverages
$15 per person surcharge applies
BYO Food
$5 per person surcharge applies 

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

Wait staff:
$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

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

Public holiday surcharges apply

Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply


Catered food and beverage package options
5 m tender with 70hp outboard and water sports equipment available for guests use.


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


• 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 and private cruises, business meetings, seminars

Boat Manufacturer or Brand



  Hiilani Canape Menus

Hiilani Canape Menus

Canape Menu 1
$55 per person

Panco crumbed chicken strips, confit garlic aioli
Saffron & mozzarella arancini, chive aioli (V)
peeled market best prawn, chilli & coriander dressing (S)
Chicken and chorizo cocktail pies, tomato chutney
Mini beef burger, tomato chutney, cheddar cheese
Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion
Beer battered flathead, shoestring fries, lemon tartare sauce (S)
Chocolate brownie

Canape Menu 2
$70 per person

Prawns, Japanese mayonnaise, popcorn. Coriander (S) (GF)
Grilled chorizo, caramelised onion, sourdough crisp
Roasted pork belly, crackling, cinnamon apple jam (GF)
Watermelon & goats cheese skewers, aged balsamic (V) (GF)
Pan – fried haloumi, pine nut pesto (V)
100 degree salmon, short crust tartlet (S)
Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion
Crispy chicken sliders, iceberg lettuce, brioche
Beer battered flathead, shoestring fries, lemon tartare sauce (S)
Marinated grain fed beef fillet, glass noodles, sliced vegetables (GF)
Lemon curd tartlet, torched meringue (V)

Canape Menu 3
$80 per person

Saffron & mozzarella arancini, chive aioli (V)
Grilled chorizo, caramelised onion, saffron mayonnaise, sourdough crisp
Margarita pizzetta, basil cress
Steamed pork and prawn dim sim, sweet chilli & lime dressing (S)
Rosemary lamb skewers, sumac yoghurt (GF)
Peeled market best prawn, chilli & coriander dressing (S) (GF)
Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion
Mini beef burger, tomato chutney, cheddar cheese
Marinated grain fed beef fillet, glass noodles, sliced vegetables (GF)
king prawns, tomato, avocado, red onion salsa (S) (GF)
Pineapple, rockmelon & strawberry brochettes (GF) (V) (VGN)
Milk chocolate tart, creme Chantilly, strawberry (V)

Please Note: Menu spend must be equal to or greater than $850 or a chef charge of $280 apply.

  Hiilani Buffet Menus

Hiilani Buffet Menus

Buffet Menu 1
$85 per person
Canapes on arrival

Roast mushroom quiche, rosemary salt (V)
Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion
Bread rolls and butter
Mesclun, avocado, cherry tomato, corn, marjoram (V) (VGN) (GF)
Chat potato, honey mustard mayonnaise, spring onion (V) (GF)
Market best prawns, lemon wedges (3 prawns per person) (s) (gf)
Sliced Riverina grain fed beef fillet, red wine jus (gf)
Pan seared Gold Band snapper, pine nut pesto (s)
Dessert: Served on buffet
Chocolate brownie, salted caramel

Buffet Menu 2
$100 per person

Canapes on arrival
Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion
grilled chorizo, caramelised onion, saffron mayonnaise, crisp
Bread rolls and butter
Market best prawns, lemon wedges (3 prawns, per person) (S) (GF)
Charred corn, avocado, coriander, cherry tomato, wild rocket, smoked paprika & lime (GF) (V)
Chat potato, honey mustard mayonnaise, spring onion (V) (GF)
Portuguese style chicken breast (GF)
Roasted South Coast Blue Eye Trevalla, grape & pine nut salsa (S) (GF)
Sliced Riverina grain beef filet, red wine jus (GF)
Dessert: Served on buffet
Large pavlova nest, fresh berries, creme Chantilly

Please Note: Menu spend must be equal to or greater than $850 or a chef charge of $280 apply.

  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


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
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