Galene is perfect for a New Year's Eve Sydney Harbour cruise, providing great value for money.
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Galene is a well maintained 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.
New Year’s Eve Tickets 2017
$600 per adult
$500 per child
6.45 hour charter
Timing 6:45pm - 1:30am
Up to 90 passengers
All inclusive food and beverages
Pick up and drop off TBC
Inclusive of canapé menu served with beer, wine, sparkling, soft drinks. Sprits available on the night for purchase.
Galene 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 your charter, 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
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
• Length: 18m
• Expansive upper deck
• Seating and tables for 70 guests
• Fully licensed bar
• mp3 compatible
Corporate Cruises, Wedding Reception venue, Social cruises, team building activities
Galene New Year's Eve Sample Menu
To be confirmed closer to the date
Rare Thai Beef Tartlet
Buffalo Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Olive and Basil Skewer (GF)
Assorted California Sushi Rolls (GF)
Peking Duck Pancake with Cucumber and Hoisin Sauce
Cocktail Egg and Prosciutto Cup (GF)
Mini Gourmet Beef Pie
Assorted Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls of Chicken, Asian Herbs
and Bean Sprouts (GF) and Prawn, Coriander, Peanut
and Vermicelli (GF) and Cucumber, Carrot, Lettuce, Herbs
and Sweet Chilli
Cocktail Chilli Dog of Pork Chipolata, Cheese, Spicy Tomato Relish
Marinated Chicken Skewer with Red Curry Sauce (GF)
Selection of Sliders: 30 Micro Wagyu Beef Burger with Gruyere
and Onion Jam + 30 Mini Chermoula Spiced Chicken Burger
with Grilled Eggplant and Roast Capsicum Salsa + 15 Grilled Haloumi,
Pesto, Roast Tomato and Eggplant Slider
A mix of Noodle Box Meals
Tender Braised Lamb Shank with Potato Puree and Rosemary Jus [GF]
Grilled Chicken on Moroccan Couscous Salad with Mango Chutney
Thai Styled Vegetable Fried Rice [GF]
Sharing Platters to be left for Grazing
1 x Mediterranean Dips with Herbed Warm Flat Bread
1 x Three Premium Cheeses, Lavosh and Fruit
1 x Antipasto Platter: Ham, Calabrese Salami, Prosciutto, Roasted Capsicum, Grilled Eggplant, Marinated Olives, Cheddar Cheese and Pickled Onions
Galene Beverages on Consumption
Sprits available on the night for purchase
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 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.
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.
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