Varuna 1160 resort catamaran is renowned for her stable comfortable vessel with a great design for entertainment charters.
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Varuna, built in 2016, offers the latest in Seawind Catamarans reputable design and will comfortably cater for groups up to 30 guest for New Years Eve. Her roomy interior and exterior provide ample space for entertaining. On the front deck, Varuna's large open space will be loved by all to enjoy the magnificent vistas of Sydney Harbour. Offering a BYO facility for both food and drinks, this 1160 catamaran sets the stage for a fun party charter at an affordable price.
New Year’s Eve 2017
Up to 30 passengers
7 hour charter
6:30pm – 12:30am
BYO food and beverages
Pick up and drop off TBC
No surcharge or additional fees
Includes all crockery, cutlery, cups, utensils, serving equipment and eskies
Please Note - BYO Ice
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
• Length overall – 11.6 metres (38ft)
• Beam overall – 6.8 metres (24ft)
• Height in interior 2 meters
• Wrap around windows in cockpit
• Large gas BBQ
• Fully equipped galley with sink, gas cook top, oven, grill. 1 fridge
• State of the art sound system – inside and outside
• iPod connectivity
• 2 large eskies
• Swim ladder and hot/cold outdoor shower
• Kayak available for guests use
• Catering available
• BYO Food & Beverage (Fee applies)
Private charters, corporate cruises, small wedding venues, BYO party charters.
Please contact a Sydney Harbour Escapes team member on 02 9328 4748 to organise or discuss the menu selection for this vessel.
What is the maximum capacity of the boat?
Boat is surveyed to hold a maximum of 40 passengers (30 passengers for New Years Eve). Please note, an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.
Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, it is suitable for children and appropriate sized lifejackets lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.
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.
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
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.
6 hour charter
$28,000 - $37,500
7 hour charter
BYO food and beverages