Recently refurbished Commissioner II will add style and sophistication to your upcoming Sydney Harbour cruise event.
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Enjoy New Years Eve with family and friends aboard the beautiful Commissioner 2. As one of Sydney's finest luxury motor yachts, the Commissioner combines the best of traditional shipbuilding with modern equipment and facilities to create the perfect corporate entertainer. She is whisper quiet, features an opulent saloon, ample deck space, spacious dining area and expansive bridge deck. The Commissioner is a versatile and stylish venue for any occasion.
New Year's Eve Tickets 2017
$695 per person
6.15 hour cruise
Up to 95 passengers
7pm - 1:15am (Timings TBC)
All inclusive food and beverages
Pick up and drop off locations TBC
Guests must be over 18 years
Inclusive of DJ entertainment, substantial gourmet finger food menu and wine, beer, champagne and soft drinks. Spirits will be available on a cash basis
Dress code is smart casual, high heels are not permitted on board as they can damage the timber decks
Commissioner II participated in the Harbour of Light Parade 2016 and has been entered to participate this year. Boats approved for the Harbour of Light Parade will be confirmed in October 2017.
Please be at the wharf 30 minutes prior to your charter as New Year’s Eve is an extremely busy evening and the boat cannot wait for any late passengers
All New Year’s Eve tickets purchased through Sydney Harbour Escapes are non-refundable
• Number of spacious entertainment areas: saloon, dining area, bridge deck (plenty of exterior deck space)
• Recently completely refurbished
• New AV system - retractable 40" LCD monitor, with digital TV & on-board PC
• Fully mp3 compatible sound system
• Cordless microphone
• Immaculate private bathrooms
• Complete Roads and Maritime Services Survey
• No Stiletto Heels permitted on board
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
Full payment required to confirm tickets
Corporate Cruise events, Private charters, wedding cruises on Sydney Harbour
Commissioner II New Year's Eve Gourmet Finger Food Menu
Tomato, Olive, baby Bocconcini and Basil tarts
Crisp potato roestis with avocado, watercress, oven dried tomato and parmesan
Shitake & field mushroom, pine nut and spinach wrapped in Lebanese pastry with aioli
Blue swimmer crab with cucumber, avocado and lime with crisp fried shallot, served in a Chinese soup spoon
Freshly shucked Sydney Rock oysters served on the shell with Lemon wedges and tiny forks
Chilli and Ginger marinated char-grilled skewered Chicken with Coconut and Peanut sambal
Tempura salt and pepper king prawns
Steamed Scallop and Snowpea wontons
Chicken & Leek pies
Harissa marinated lamb on spiced cous cous with tatziki
Assorted sweet tartlet
Selected Bottled Wine
Spirits – Not included but available at the bar
Safety and Equipment
Is the boat safe and in good condition?
Yes, the vessel is currently in survey with the NSW Roads and Maritime, 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?
100 passengers is the maximum surveyed number allowed on this vessel.
Please 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.
Is there sun and wind protection on the boat?
Commissioner II’s spacious indoor area; covered cockpit and roll out awnings provide ample shade from the sun and wind.
What toilet facilities are on board?
Commissioner II is equipped with 2 modern, spacious marine toilets with easy access.
Can we have music on board?
Yes, the vessel is equipped with a sound system which is iPod and mp3 compatible. Please ensure your mp3 player is fully charged. Commissioner II is equipped with both indoor and outdoor speakers.
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.
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, Amex, 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.
What happens in the event of rain?
Commissioner II provides excellent protection from the elements.
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.
8 hour charter
$790 per person
$740 per child
$699 per person
6 hour charter
$595 per person
$500 per child