The Jerry Bailey has been built for comfort and stability, catering for all different occasions and requirements.
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Having recently been completely refitted and restyled, the Jerry Bailey boat makes for a great Sydney Harbour New Years Eve party boat, guaranteed to liven up your New Years Eve celebrations. With a fantastic upper deck area for uninterrupted views of the fireworks, as well as a friendly and attentive crew, the Jerry Bailey will make for an unforgettable New Years Eve Cruise experience.
New Year's Eve Tickets 2017
$699 per person
5.30 hour charter
7:30pm - 1am
Up to 90 passengers
All inclusive food and beverages
Pick up and drop off at 37 Bank Street, Pyrmont
Inclusive of a buffet menu and bar package including beers, wines, sparkling, soft drinks and juices. Spirits available for individual purchase.
Jerry Bailey will be participating in the Harbour of Light Parade
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
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm your booking
Tickets are non-refundable
• Cocktail cruising for up to 192 guests
• 20m catamaran
• Affordable catering and beverage packages
• Complete waterways survey
• 2D, 1E and 2C Survey for Manly pickups and outside whale watching cruises
Private charters, corporate event cruises, wedding reception venues & on-board ceremonies, NYE cruises
Jerry Bailey New Year's Eve Buffet Menu
Deconstructed Bruschetta- Chargrilled Ciabatta with tomato, baby basil and fetta with balsamic glaze (v)
Australian beef striploin with thyme and shiraz wine Jus on a bed of sweet potato mash (gf)
Double smoked leg ham carved onboard with whiskey honey sauce and assorted mustards (gf)
Roasted moroccan spiced chicken fillet pieces layered over herbed Cous Cous
Smoked Salmon with cucumber ribbons, capers and dill
Roast seasonal vegetables of pumpkin, potato, corn cobs, Swedes, Parsnips, Red Onion, Carrot and Truss Tomato(v) (gf)
Steamed greens of brocollini and Bok Choy (v) (gf)
Fresh succulent king prawns with cocktail sauce (v)
Freshly shucked oysters (v)
Pear and Wild Rocquette Salad with Chefs Dressing (v)(gf)
Chilled Australian cheese plate with dried fruits and lavosh crackers
Tea & coffee
Canapes for later part of evening
(gf) = Gluten Free
(v) = Vegetarian, may contain seafood
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?
Jerry Bailey is surveyed to hold a maximum of 180 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, Jerry Bailey 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?
Jerry Bailey is equipped with multiple modern, spacious marine toilets 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 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.
6 hour charter
$595 per person
$500 per child
6 hour charter
$650 per adult
$550 per child
6.5 hour charter
$650 per person
$600 per child